Information is from Burial/Death records at LCHS. NOTE: Date of Death OR Burial: 9/9/1863, Rev., Lutheran, Norristown, Pa. Trinity Lutheran Church.
Obituary published in the Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer, Thursday, 10 Sep 1863, pg. 5, column 2.
BAER - At Norristown, on the 9th instant, Rev. CHARLES A. BAER, pastor of Lutheran Trinity Church, of that place.
Funeral services will be held on Friday morning, 11th instant, at 9 o'clock, in Rev. Dr. Halsey's Church. The congregation and friends are respectfully invited to attend. The Lutheran clergy are specially invited to attend."
Published in the Lancaster (PA) Inquirer, Saturday, 12 Sep 1863, pg. 2, column 6.
"ARRIVED AT HOME - The body of the late Rev. Charles A. Baer arrived in this city yesterday evening. His remains were taken to the residence of his mother in North Queen street. The funeral took place this afternoon at 3 o'clock and was largely attended."
The following information is from contributor Fred Mast III (member #47514669)S:
"The In the year 1820 Mr. Baer married Frances Rine, of Lancaster city, a daughter of a Lutheran family of German origin, and by her had five sons who grew to the age of manhood.
Of these, Reuben A. Baer and Christian Rein Baer succeeded him in the
business of the house under the firm name of John Baer's Sons; another son Rev. Charles A. Baer, was pastor of the English Lutheran Church at Norristown, Pa., where he died in September, 1863."
Source: Biographical Annals of Lancaster County, pgs. 152 - 154"