Peter Beier/Bayer with wife Barbara Gerner were in WASHINGTON CO.,WI, in 1850. Was listed in 1850 census as Peter Bear. In 1861, six of his children were baptized in the Catholic Church in West Bend by P. Wigert.
Sometime before 1865, they moved to Dodge Co., MN
Would appreciat any information on when and where they came into the country. Family stories say they immigrated from Bavaria.