The First Biers in America. (Well, ours anyway.)

In 1889, Antone and Veronica (Phillips) Bier left their home in Ketzelsdorf Austria and brought their family to America, settling in Wisconsin.

 

Charles, Anton Jr., Edward & Emil Bier Veronica (Phillips), Amelia & Anton Bier

Charles, Anton Jr., Edward & Emil Bier
Veronica (Phillips), Amelia & Anton Bier

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This page is all about my family, and maybe a little about yours.

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My mother was born Linda Suzan Zorge in Illinois  Her parents were Kathleen Martha Hughes and Robert Joseph Elisha Zorge.  She had one sister, Kathy Lea Zorge Beke.  She is now married to Peter Michael Bryan.

My Father was born (and still is) Michael John Bier. He was born in Janesville, Wisconsin to John William Bier and  Coye Marilyn Keil Bier.  He has one sister, Tamara Ann Bier Stacy.

Here is a collection of pictures that I have collected over the years.  I have learned who most of the people are.  Please excuse any errors.  Feel free to email me with corrections and additions

Summer of 1932

Edward Bier - Emil Bier - Anton Bier – Charles Bier - Adolph Honisch.    Kenny Bier and Donald Bier, sons of Emil Bier and Dorothy Honisch daughter of Amelia Bier Honisch and Adolph Honisch.  This picture was taken in the summer of 1932

Edward Bier – Emil Bier – Anton Bier – Charles Bier – Adolph Honisch. Kenny Bier and Donald Bier, sons of Emil Bier and Dorothy Honisch daughter of Amelia Bier Honisch and Adolph Honisch. This picture was taken in the summer of 1932