Mary “Polly” <I>Knight</I> Bare


Mary “Polly” Knight Bare

Shenandoah, Page County, Virginia, USA
Death 11 Feb 1885 (aged 90)
Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Alverton, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Old Churchyard
Memorial ID 85120981 View Source
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Registered at the Zion Lutheran and Reformed Church as Maria Baer, wife of Georg Baer. When Mary (Knight) Bare died in 1885, a handwritten memorial was written on a large piece of rag paper and placed in the Bare family bible. Mary is the third great grandmother of Sharron Swope Mirikitani, who inherited the family bible and the owns the original document. A transcription is provided by Sharron Swope Mirikitani. Spelling and punctuation errors are exactly as written on the original document.

A hand-written memorial from the old family bible says she died on February 11, 1897. The cemetery records show February 13, 1885, which is the interment date. Her place of death was Stonerville (now Alverton), Westmoreland county.

Her known children are:
Jacob Bare married Mary Ann Hough(my 2nd great grandfather)
John Thomas Baer married Catherine Bryan and moved to Ohio.
David Bare, an inkeeper in Greensburg in 1860.
Margaretha "Margaret" Bare married Joseph Cole
Emanuel Baer married Mary Ann Mellinger
Catherine Bare
Nancy E. Bare
Elizabeth Bare married James Roadman
Mary A. Bare
Isaac Newton Bare married Margaret Hough

The exact age of birth was provided from the BARE family bible inherited by Eleanor Bair. Please note, that this differs from the calculated DOB based on her death bed memorial.

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  • Created by: Genealogy-Detective
  • Added: 17 Feb 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 85120981
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary “Polly” Knight Bare (28 Jul 1794–11 Feb 1885), Find a Grave Memorial ID 85120981, citing Alverton Cemetery, Alverton, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Genealogy-Detective (contributor 47705006) .