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 Jerusha <I>Beem</I> Baer

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Jerusha Beem Baer

  • Birth 19 Sep 1852 Franklin County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 8 Sep 1931 Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Creighton, Knox County, Nebraska, USA
  • Memorial ID 92301690

Jerusha Brown Beem was born in New Albany, Ohio, September 18, 1853. In 1862, at the age of nine years she moved with her parents to Chelsea, Iowa.

In 1876 she was united in marriage to George Baer. To this union three children were born, Margaret, the first child dying in infancy.

They lived in Tama and Marshal counties until 1893 when they moved onto a farm one mile south of Winnetoon, Nebraska. Since then they lived in this vicinity until the death of Mr. Baer in 1921. That fall Mrs. Baer moved to Los Angeles, California, where she and her daughter, Anna, lived together until her death, Sept. 8, 1931. Mrs. Baer was 77 years, 11 months and 21 days old.

Besides the son, G.M. Baer of Verdigre, Nebraska and Miss Anna Baer of Los Angeles, she leaves to mourn her loss, eight grandchildren, Willis, Bernice, Gerald, Ruby, Roland, J Earl, Melvin and Norman, children of G. M. Baer, three brothers. A.L. Beem of Carpieteria, Calif., D.W. Beem of Creighton, Nebraska, W.H. Beem of Toledo, Iowa, a sister, Miss Libbie Beem of Los Angeles, Calif., nieces and nephews, besides a host of friends.

Funeral services were held from the M.E. Church in Creighton on Sunday. The Rev. W.E. Wilson having charge of the services and a large number of people being present for the rites. The floral tributes were both numerous and beautiful. Appropriate vocal music was furnished by the choir. The pall bearers were, George Fredrickson, A.W. Jewell, Orin Glimsdal, Henry Fredrickson, Elmer Clare and Joe Neyens. Interment was made in Greenwood cemetery at Creighton.

The Eagle joins with their host of fiends in extending sympathy and condolence to the bereaved ones in their hour of sorrow.
...The Verdigre Eagle


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  • Created by: gayle neuhaus
  • Added: 21 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92301690
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jerusha Beem Baer (19 Sep 1852–8 Sep 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92301690, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Creighton, Knox County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by gayle neuhaus (contributor 47075564) .