History of Bucks County, Pa Volume 3 by William H. Davis
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IRVIN Y. BARINGER, of the firm of Bissey & Baringer, merchants of Perkasie, was born in that part of Rockhill now included in the borough of Perkasie, May 9, 1870, and is a son of William and Sarah (Yeakel) Baringer. The paternal ancestor of Mr. Baringer came from Wurtemberg, Germany, and settled in Franconia township, Montgomery county, where his grandfather, Christopher F. Baringer, was born January 1, 1806. He died March 15, 1889. His wife, Julia Ann Barth, was born August 16, 1806, and died July 28, 1892.William Baringer, the father of Irvin Y., was born in Franconia, August 9, 1841, and died in Rockhill, September 31, 1879. He married Sarah Yeakel, a descendant of Christopher Yeakel, a native of Silesia who came to Pennsylvania in 1734, with his widowed mother, Regina, from Creiham, in the Palatinate, and settled near Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. Sarah (Yeakel) Baringer was born March, 1848, and died November 19, 1875. William and Sarah (Yeakel) Baringer were the parents of two children–Irvin Y. and Annie, wife of Harvey B. Rosenberger.Irvin Y. Baringer was reared at Perkasie and acquired his education at the public schools. When a young man he became a clerk in the general merchandise store of his maternal uncle, Joseph A. Hendricks, Perkasie, and in 1897 became a partner in the business with Tobias Bissey, under the firm name of Bissey & Baringer, Mr. Hendricks retiring from the business. The firm are doing a large and successful business. Mr. Baringer is a member of the Reformed church, and politically is a Republican. He married, June 28, 1893, Hannah F. Groff, daughter of David and Mary (Fluck) Groff, and they are the parents of four children, viz.: Mildred, born March 30, 1894; Sarah, born November 10, 1897; Francis, born May 17, 1902; and William, born May 19, 1904.Text taken from page 410Transcribed December  2002  of as part of the Bucks Co., Pa., Early Family Project, www.rootsweb.com/~pabucks/bucksindex.html

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