- Birth Date
- 13 October 1813
- Death Date
- 28 December 1904
The Baer family sailed to America in 1860 on the ship William Tapscott. The ship manifest shows their surname as "Barr" and that they came from Switzerland.
His wife's mother Anna Abderhalden, traveled to Utah with his family.
- Age at Departure: 46
- Head of Household
- Henry Reiser autobiography, circa 1871.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1860, 52.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company general files, 1850-1887.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- "The Immigration," Deseret News, 22 August 1860, 197.