I have a hand written record of Beany Biermaker, wife of Peter J Biermaker dated 1885. Beany was a nick name of her actual name. The record states that Peter was born in Allegan County October 14,1859. Peter's parents were John and Katie Biermaker from Ohio. Beany was born August 28,1863 in Allegna County. Beany's Mother was Rachel Weber born in Pennsylvina and her Father was John Weber born in Switzerland. Peter and Beany were married May 3,1885 in Grand Traverse County town of Mayfield. Children were: 1 girl born February 12 1887 ?? Mary born March 1,1888 Johnie born January 26,1890 and died Feburary 5,1890 Henry born February 4,1891 William born August 28,1893 Matthew (my Grandfather) born July 31,1895 Emma born August 17,1897 George born October 31,1899 Harry born January 23,1902 A note from my Grandfather recorded the death and burrial of Beany. "Mother Died May 25th and was buried May 27th 1916 and was burried on the cemetery of Mayfield Township on the lot number 40. She was 52 years 8 months and 27 days of age".