The von Baeyer family on the Internet
Page presented by Cornelius von Baeyer. Meet my family:
- Johann Jacob Baeyer, my great-great-grandfather (1794-1885), was a famous German geodesist. See the description of his work on the International Association of Geodesy Web page. Visit Johann Jacob's Wikipedia page -- in German only.
- Adolf von Baeyer, Johann's son, my great-grandfather, won the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1905. The Nobel Prize website has a picture, a full biography, a full description of the work he did to win the prize, and the Swedish postage stamp featuring him.
- Hildegard von Baeyer -- My grandmother's Guest Book, Heidelberg 1918-1958. In German (requires login).
- Hans Ritter von Baeyer -- My grandfather, a professor of orthopedics at the University of Heidelberg.
- Hans Jakob von Baeyer -- My father's contribution to telecommunications in Canada.
- Renata von Baeyer -- Some of my mother's German poetry with English translations.
- Walter von Baeyer -- My uncle, a psychiatrist and neurologist. In German.
- Eric von Baeyer -- My uncle, a radiologist, painter and cellist in Cleveland.
- Edwinna von Baeyer -- My very nearest, and dearest -- landscape historian, writer, editor.
- Eliza von Baeyer -- Our eldest -- postgrad in human & organizational development, and, as Indie*Go Designs, creator of fun, funky, original jewellery.
- Carl von Baeyer -- My brother, a psychologist and ukulele player.
- Hans Christian von Baeyer -- My brother, a physicist at the College of William and Mary.
- Chris von Baeyer -- My nephew, an actor, educator and consultant in Toronto.
See the house where Edwinna and I live, with a bit of its history since 1912: The Marion House, Old Ottawa South (This article is the basis of an entry in the Ottawa South History Project, dated September 2008. This website also shows a watercolour of nearby Bank Street Bridge c.1955 by my sister, Veronika Finckh.)
See the article I wrote with Kathy Krywicki about Slattery's Field in Old Ottawa South: Ottawa's First Accidental Airfield for the OSCAR of January 2010.
See the piece I wrote with Kathy Krywicki on Our Community 100 Years Ago: A Sketch of Old Ottawa South in 1911 for the OSCAR of January 2011.
Crest copyright by the von Baeyer family. Not to be copied without permission.
Digital version of crest drawn by Joanne Purich and enhanced by Village Internet.