HISTORY OF THE BAYER NAME (Source www.ancestry.com.au/facts/bayer-family-history-uk.ashx)
BAYER is a regional name for someone from
Our Bayer Family
Small numbers by a name refer to personal number in listing eg MATHES 2 BAYER ~ see 2
(Sources for this page include the Bayer Family Tree on Ancestry.com)
1.~ ~ ~ JOHANN BAYER was born around 1730 and was the son of GEORG BAYER. Johann married DOROTHEA (surname unknown) and their children included:
MATHES 2 BAYER, born 2 October 1761.
2. ~ ~ ~ MATHES BAYER (GEORG > JOHANN) was born on 2 October 1761 in
> Refer to the TURNWALD family for more information about the family of Anna.
Children of MATHES MAYER and ANNA TURNWALD included:
LORENZ 3 BAYER, born 2 October 1761.
3. ~ ~ ~ LORENZ
BAYER (GEORG >
JOHANN > MATHES) was born
on 15 July 1797 in
Children of LORENZ BAYER and BARBARA GREIF included:
ADALBERT 4 BAYER, born 1804.
~ ~ ~ ADALBERT BAYER (GEORG > JOHANN >
MATHES > LORENZ) was born in 1804 in
> Refer to the REISIMA family for more information about the family of Barbara.
Children of ADALBERT BAYER and BARBARA REISMA included:
WENZL 5 BAYER, born 21 May 1836.
EVA BAYER, born 25 August 1853. Eva arrived in
5. ~ ~ ~ WENZL BAYER (GEORG > JOHANN > MATHES > LORENZ > ADALBERT) was born on 21 May 1836 in Chotieschau 78,
settled in Puhoi and became a Farmer. He married ANNA WENZLICK on 20 June 1867 at
the Roman Catholic Chapel in Puhoi. Anna was born on 10 September 1842 in
> Refer to the WENZLICK family in Bohemia for more information about the family of Anna.
Children of WENZL BAYER and ANNA WENZLICK were:
MARGARET BAYER, born 1869; died 15
January 1894; buried
JOHN 6 BAYER,
born 1 May 1871 in Puhoi,
ANNA BAYER, born1873; died 6 December 1913. Anna married (1) THOMAS BECHER in 1893 and (2) WENZL JAMES WECH in 1909.
WENZL 7 BAYER, born 1875.
JOSEPH WENZL BAYER, born 1877; died 5 October 1957.
MARY BAYER, born 1878.
MARY ELIZABETH BAYER, born 1879; died 14 December 1951. Mary married WALTER JAMES AUSTIN in 1915.
ADALBERT 8 BAYER, born 1 February 1881 in Puhoi,
BARBARA 9 BAYER, born 23 June 1883.
Wenzl died on 30 June 1887 in Puhoi
and Anna died on 23 June 1911 also in Puhoi. They were both buried at
6. ~ ~ ~
JOHN BAYER (GEORG > JOHANN > MATHES > LORENZ > ADALBERT > WENZL) was born on 1 May 1871 in
Puhoi and was the eldest son of WENZL
BAYER and ANNA WENZLICK. John married ELIZABETH RAUNER on 4 May 1897 in Puhoi.
Children of JOHN BAYER and ELIZABETH RAUNER were:
FRANZ CHARLES BAYER, born 1898; accidentally drowned at Puhoi in 1915 aged 16 years.
CHRISTINA THERESA BAYER, born 21
July 1899; died 29 July 1988. Christina married ROBERT JOSEPH WECH in 1919.
Robert was born in Puhoi,
ANNIE ELIZABETH BAYER, born 30 September 1901; died 24 April 1999. Annie married JAMES RAUNER in 1930. James died in 1978.
JOHN WENZL BAYER, born 23 May 1903; died 2 February 1978. John married ROSALIA MAY TOLHOPF in 1928 and had two daughters.
BENEDICT JOSEPH BAYER, born 10 July 1905; died 3 January 1997. Benedict married SYLVIA BERGER in 1935. They had a family of four children, three sons and a daughter.
GEORGE MICHAEL BAYER, born 25 September 1907; died 6 January 1931 aged 23 years.
SIMON ANDREW BAYER, born 8 March 1910; died 10 January 1997.
ANTON LAURENCE (TONY) BAYER, born
1913; died 19 August 2010. Anton married ALICE TOLHOPF and had two daughters.
John died on 11 May 1948 in Puhoi
7. ~ ~ ~ WENZL BAYER (GEORG > JOHANN > MATHES > LORENZ > ADALBERT > WENZL) was born in 1875 and was the second son of WENZL BAYER and ANNA WENZLICK. Wenzl married MARY RUSSEK in 1904. Mary was the eldest daughter of JOSEPH RUSSEK and CATHERINE PLESCHER.
> Refer to the RUSSEK family for more information about the family of Mary.
Children of WENZL BAYER and MARY RUSSEK included:
MARY EVELINE BAYER, born 1905; died
26 July 1991
GERTRUDE ELIZABETH BAYER, born March 1907; died July 1993.
MATILDA CHRISTINA BAYER, born 1908.
CLARA EMILY BAYER, born 1910.
LUCY CATHERINE BAYER, born 1911.
WENZL MATTHEW BAYER, born 1917.
Wenzl was a Second Class Aircraft man with the Royal NZ Air Force during World
War Two. He died on 21 May 1944 and was buried at
ELSIE JOSEPHINE BAYER, born 1914.
Wenzl died on 9 September 1963 and Mary died on 26 February 1975. They
were both buried at
8. ~ ~ ~ ADALBERT ANTHONY BAYER (GEORG > JOHANN >
MATHES > LORENZ > ADALBERT > WENZL) was born on 1 February 1881 in Puhoi,
Children of ADALBERT BAYER and ANNIE ANDERSON were:
DAVID JOSEPH BAYER, born 5
December, 1910; died 30 September 1998, Pakuranga. David married KATHLEEN MARY
RAUNER on February 23, 1938 in St Patricks Cathedral,
BAYER, born 20 February, 1912; died 17 December 1990,
LAURENCE WENZL BAYER, born 1 January
1914. Laurence married DORIS CATHERINE TOLHOPF on 24 September, 1941 in Puhoi.
Laurence and Doris had six children. Laurence died on 21 May 1986 in
MARJORIE ELIZABETH ANNIE BAYER, born
9 October 1915 in Puhoi. Marjorie married JOHN CATLIN on 24 February 1937 in St
JAMES ADALBERT BAYER, born 5
September, 1917; died 13 July 2003 in Orewa. James married RITA DOMINICA
LAWLESS on 29 January 1955 in
BERNARD MATTHEW BAYER, born 31 May
1919 in Puhoi; died 30 June 1994 in Papatoetoe,
LOUIS JOHN BAYER, born 8 November 1922; died 25 April 1987. Louis married BETTY MANUAL on 7 February 1945 in Puhoi. Louis and Betty had six children.
IMELDA CECELIA BAYER, born 25
February 1925 in Puhoi; died 3 February 2002 in
MARY KATHLEEN BAYER, born 3 July
1928. Mary married MAURICE ALPHONSUS TURNER on 25 September 1948 in Puhoi.
Maurice died on 31 May 1990 in Dairy Flat,
Adalbert died on 20 March 1952 in
9. ~ ~ ~ BARBARA BAYER (GEORG > JOHANN > MATHES > LORENZ > ADALBERT > WENZL) was born on 23 June 1883 and was the youngest daughter of WENZL BAYER and ANNA WENZLICK. Barbara married JOSEPH BECHER in 1904 and they had eight children, one daughter and seven sons. Joseph was the son of JOSEPH BECHER and ANNA BOTELSAK.
Children of BARBARA BAYER and JOSEPH BECHER included:
o JAMES JOSEPH BECHER, born 1904.
o ARTHUR THOMAS BECHER, born 1910.
o WILLIAM FREDERICK BECHER, born 1911.
LESLIE JOSEPH BECHER (BECKER) born
8 September 1915 in Puhoi,
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