"... In 1882 the oldest son m in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This family settled in Milwaukee & the 6 children all married there. The name was spelled Baerbaum in church records ..."
The family's names aren't included in this posting, but there are Bierbaum and Beerbaum spellings in Milwaukee's German papers. Some surnames connected with these families are Bubolz Woehlert Niepo Kaegi Dobberpuhl Hackbarth. These are collected in the ongoing project "Milwaukee's German Newspapers; an index of death notices and related items" (1844-1950).
Gary Rebholz, compiler/editor
Indexing Milwaukee's German newspapers continuously since 2007...