Susannah Johns 1
Another name for Susannah was Susan.2
Noted events in her life were:
1. Census in 1850 in East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 3 The 1850 census recorded Susannah Ruth, 51, living with daughter Caroline, 20. They were born in Pennsylvania.
2. Census in 1860 in East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 4 The 1860 Census recorded John Bicher, age 29, living as a tenant in the household of Susana Ruth, age 63, widow. Living with John are Julian (probably Julia M. but this is how the census taker wrote it down) age 31; Alice, 4; and William, 2. John's occupation is machinery. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Susana's real estate was valued $650 and person estate $620. John's personal estate was $200. The post office was Reamstown.
3. Census in 1870 in Sterling, Whiteside, IL. 5 The 1870 census recorded John Bucher [sic], implement woodwork agent, 40, living with wife Julia, 40; Alice, 14; William, 12; and mother-in-law Susan Ruth, 70. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Sterling, Illinois.
4. Census in 1880 in Sterling, Whiteside, IL. 2 John Beecher, 50, farmer, was living with Juliann, 50; Alice, 21, millener; and Susan Ruth, mother, 80. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.
Susannah married Jacob Ruth.
1 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=86403714.
2 1880 United States Census, Illinois, Whiteside County, Sterling, Family History Library Film 1254259, National Archives Film Number T9-0259, Page 264D.
3 1850 United States Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: East Cocalico, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_789; Page: 345A; Image: 690.
4 1860 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXTH-X18 Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, East Cocalico Township, Page 231.
5 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6WT-XZ7 John Bucher, Illinois, United States; citing p. 8, family 70, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000545789.