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Anna Maria Graesser Bauer
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Birth: Apr. 19, 1810
Neustadt an der Weinstrasse
Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death: Feb. 8, 1887
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA

Born Anna Maria Gräßer in Village of Mußbach, Canton of Neustadt, County of Frankenthal, Kingdom of Bavaria. (Germany's state borders since shifted.)

Married Johann "Jacob" Bauer (b. 10 Sep 1811. d. 14 Feb 1861) on 19 Nov 1835 in Mußbach.

Departed from Le Havre (Normandy, France) on 12 Mar 1847; Arrived U.S. port of New Orleans on 21 May 1847 aboard immigrant passenger ship "Michigan."

Graesser Family Bible: "The family moved in March 1847 to America on Looking Glass Prairie, southerly of New Baden, Illinois."

Anna and Jacob had 6 children.

- Eva Bauer
(b. 20 Feb 1837, d. 14 Dec 1865 in childbirth)
- Peter Bauer
(b. 30 Sep 1838, d. 4 May 1862 from battle wounds)
- Heinrich ("Henry") Bauer
(b. 23 Mar 1841, d. 27 Mar 1918)
- Maria "Elizabeth" Bauer
(b. 31 Aug 1844, d. 15 Mar 1924)
- Anna Margaretta ("Maggie") Bauer
(b. 17 May 1847, d. 07 Dec 1920)
- William Jacob Bauer
(b. 30 Jun 1853, d. ?)

Note that Eva, Peter, Henry, and Elizabeth were born in Mußbach. Maggie was born on board ship "Michigan" on the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, 4 days before arrival in U.S. port of New Orleans. William was born in Mascoutah.

Following death of husband, Jacob, "in 1866, the widow moved with her children to Mascoutah."

On 8 Feb 1887, "Anna Maria died Tuesday morning at 6:00 from old age, weakness, and dropsy. She was 76 years, 9 months, and 19 days old." Her funeral was held the following day at Protestant Church.
Family links: 
  Johann Jacob Bauer (1811 - 1861)*
  Eva Bauer Mertz (1837 - 1865)*
  Peter Bauer (1838 - 1862)*
  Heinrich Bauer (1841 - 1918)*
  Maria Elizabeth Bauer Fink (1844 - 1924)*
  Anna Margaretha Bauer (1847 - 1920)*
*Calculated relationship
Mascoutah City Cemetery
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Plot: A & C 7-33
Maintained by: John Bauer
Originally Created by: Cal Bear
Record added: May 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69719839
Anna Maria <i>Graesser</i> Bauer
Added by: Nan
Anna Maria <i>Graesser</i> Bauer
Added by: Nan
Anna Maria <i>Graesser</i> Bauer
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To my g-g-g-grandmother.
- John Bauer
 Added: Jun. 12, 2011

- Nan
 Added: Jun. 3, 2011

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