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 - REUNION OF BAERS. The 10th annual reunion of...
REUNION OF BAERS. The 10th annual reunion of the incor porated Baer Family Association was held in Kutztown Park Saturday. There were representatives in attendance from nearly every county in Eastern Pennsylvania. The exercises were opened with an address by Henry C. Baer, of Rosedale, president of the association. After President Baer's address the entire family sang 'The Baer Song," compos ed by the late Mr. L. A. Barr, of Lyons Station. Mary Pacr Funk, of Harris burg, sang a soio and Pennsylvania German poetry was recited by George W. Geiet, of Philadelphia. Solo seiec tions of German folksong were given by Mabel Geist, of Philadelphia, and the family history was read by Rev. John IBaer Stoudt, of Emaus. Five minute addresses were given by members of the family and the exercises concluded With the singing of "Blest Be the TlJ That Binds." The evening program included an address by the oldest living Baer, Jonathan C. Baer, of Hamburg, who, with two other brothers. President Henry C. Baer and George Baer, of Marklesbur,?, fought in the Civil War and rose to the rank of lieutenant. ... The officers of the association are: President, Henry C. Baer, of Rosedale; iflrst vice president, George E. Baer, of Schwenksville; second vice 'president, John P. Baer, of Allentown; third vine president, Jacob B. Baer, of Gabela - vllle; secretary, Frederick N. Baer, of , Kutztown; treasurer, William G. Bar, of Temple; historian, Dr.vSamuel A. Baer, of Virginia, and assistant secretaries, B. Frank Ber, of Topton; Jonas E. Baer, of Blalrstown, N. J.; George W. Geist, of Philadelphia: . Osville A. Baer, of Schneckvllle; J. Warren Baer, of Phoenlxville, and J. P. Baer, of East Greenville.

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  1. Reading Times,
  2. 16 Aug 1909, Mon,
  3. Page 8

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