John Jacob Bucher
(Abt 1800-)


Family Links

1. Anna Coons

John Jacob Bucher 1 2

  • Born: Abt 1800, , , , CHE 1
  • Marriage (1): Anna Coons

  General Notes:

Three Buchers from Switzerland living in this area are related:
Jacob Bucher ID 11250
John J Bucher ID 11252
John Bucher ID 11261

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Moved: 1848, Pleasant Valley, Jo Daviess, IL. 2

2. Census in 1860 in Pleasant Valley, Jo Daviess, IL. 1 Jno J. Bucher, [John], farmer, 60, was living with wife Anna, 58; Barbara, 19; Andrew, 17; George, 13. John and wife were born in Switzerland, the children in Ohio. His real estate was worth $2,000 and personal estate $700. The post office was Pleasant Valley.

Next door is Jacob Bucher, farmer, 35; his wife Catharine, 33; Adam, 10; Simon, 7; Joseph, 4. Also, Jacob Bucher, 19, farm hand, and Matilda Hoy, 26, house servant. Both Jacobs were born in Switzerland, Catharine and Matilda in Ohio, and the others in Illinois. Jacob's farm was worth $6,000 and personal estate $1,350.

Next door is another Jacob Bucher, farmer, 23, with wife Nancy, 24. Living with them: Jno [John] Bucher, 48, farmer; his wife Hester, 46; and Anna, 12; and John Jr. 4. Jacob ,John Sr., Hester and Anna were born in Switzerland, Nancy in New York, and John Jr. in Illinois. They had no real estate of value. Jacob's personal estate was $60 and John Sr.'s $225.

John married Anna Coons. (Anna Coons was born about 1802 in , , , CHE 1.)


1 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Illinois, Jo Daviess County, Pleasant Valley, Series: M653 Roll: 189 Page: 889.

2 Mansfield, George, <i>History of Butte County, CA</i> (1918. Historic Record Company, Los Angeles, CA), Page 869.

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