Saturday, May 25, 2019

Alfred Baer




Photographer: Baer
Baraboo, Wis


reverse of the card at the left


Photographer: Baer
Baraboo, Wis


Photographer: Baer
Barraboo, Wis



Photographer: Baer
Barraboo, Wis

Alfred Baer
(1853 - 1934)

Sources: City directories, US and State census, BarabooPublicLibrary.com, Ancestry.com

Timeline
1853 Feb 07
Horgen, Zurich, Switzerland, Alfred Baer is born to Carl Baer and Barbara Gattiker
1870
Arrival in the US according to US census 1900 and 1910
1870
Baraboo, WI, US census Alfred Baer at 7, living with Gattiker family
1773 Mar 04
Janesville (WI) Daily news item says J A Tice has opened a gallery in Watson’s new block on West Milwaukee street
1875 Nov 17
Janesville (WI) Daily Gazette, news item mentions Alfred Baer is working at Tice’s gallery; J A Tice was a “photographist” in Janesville, WI, from about 1870 to 1880
(see Tice timeline at bottom of this page)

1880
Baraboo, WI, (from LacrossHistory.org) Baer worked at William Lathrop studio, La Crosse, WI; no confirmation on this fact could be found
1880 May 25
Sauk County, WI, state records, Alfred Baer and Emily Bosshard are married
1880 Jun 08
La Crosse, WI, US census, Alfred Baer as photographer, living with in-laws
1880 Oct
Baraboo, WI, Baraboopubliclibrary.com, (see below) Alfred Baer opens gallery at 323 Oak st
1885 Jun 20
Baraboo, WI, state census, Alfred Baer no occupation shown
1892 Oct
Baraboo, Wi, Baraboopubliclibrary.com (see below) Alfred Baer sells gallery at 323 Oak to Arthur T Johnson
1895 Jun 03
West Concord, MN, state census, Alfred Baer as photographer (Wife and three children listed)
1897 Dec 03
Date of naturalization in US

1900 Jun 01
Kenyon, Goodhue, MI, US census, Alfred Baer as photographer; res Main st
1905 Jun 26
Kenyon, Goodhue, MI, Minnesota Territorial census, as photographer
1907
Red Wing, MN, city directory Alfred Baer as photographer; NOT listed in business pages
1909
Red Wing, MN, city directory Alfred Baer as photographer, Opera House blk, Kenyon; res 3 south of 5th
1910 Apr 25
Kenyon, MI, US census, Alfred Baer as “Own income”; res Forest st (Baer has probably retired about this year)
1911
Kenyon and Red Wing, MN, city directory, Alfred Baer NOT listed in res or business section
1924
Red Wing, MN, city directory, under Kenyon, Alf Baer, no address or occupation shown
1934 Mar 21
Kenyon, MI, state records, Alfred Baer is dead at age 81


There were many references to an Alfred Baer, physician, and an Alfred Baer, clergyman, but no connection could be made to the photographer.

No guess on the age of this cabinet card. If further information turns up it will be added here.

Janesville (WI) Daily Gazette - 17 Nov 1875


Minneapolis (MN) Star - 11 Feb 1924

Wisconsin State Journal - 09 Feb 1924


Wisconsin State Journal - 03 Mar 1925

Minneapolis (MI) Star Tribune - 23 Mar 1934

Minneapolis (MI) Star - 23 Mar 1934



page image from Baraboo

Alfred Baer

Brief timeline for
Jacob Tice

1876
Janesville, WI, city directory, J A Tice as photographer at 14 W Milwaukee; res 42 Academy; Jacob Tice Jr also bds at 42 Academy
1884
Janesville, WI, city directory, J A Tice as photographer at 16 W Milwaukee; res 42 s Academy;
1889
Janesville, WI, city directory Jacob A Tice photographer at 26 W Milwaukee; res 203 s Academy
1892
Janesville, WI, city directory, J A Tice as photographer at 26 W Milwaukee; res 203 s Academy
1894
Janesville, WI, city directory, J A Tice as photographer at 18 W Milwaukee; res 203 s Adams
1903
Janesville, WI, city directory, J A Tice NOT listed; Frances Tice as widow of Jacob A; res 203 S Academy


photographer: J A Tice
16 w Milwaukee st, Janesville, WI
example from pinterest, no source shown


Not the one you were looking for? Here's the photographer's INDEX by name. Listed here are all the Cabinet Card photographers of the 19th century found in LOST GALLERY. This is a work in progress. For a look at the original postings go to LOST GALLERY.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Old stuff here...

About Me

My photo
I am 4' 3", eat small insects, dress in the dark and take annual showers.