Jacob Reider Bicher
Mary Sensenig Fox
Elam Groff Sensenig
Emma Auker Weaver
Henry Fox Bicher
Lydia Weaver Sensenig
Minnie Sensenig Bicher


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Minnie Sensenig Bicher 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 17 Dec 1921, Ephrata, Lancaster, PA 1 2 3 6
  • Died: 30 Jul 1998, Cedar Lane, Lancaster, PA at age 76 2 3 7
  • Buried: Myerstown: Fairview Mennonite Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 3

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Ephrata Twp., Lancaster, PA. 6 The 1930 census recorded Henry Berger [sic - indexed wrong due to poor handwriting in Census], truck farmer, 35, living with wife Lille Berger, 31; Emma Berger, 10; Minnie Beacher, 8; Ada Beacher, 5; Jacob Beacher, 2; and Mary Beacher, 1. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1940 in Ephrata Twp., Lancaster, PA. 8 The 1940 census recorded at 114 Murrell: Henry Bicher, farmer, 49, living with wife Lillie, 44; Emma, shirt factory, 20; Minnie, house maid, 19; Ada, 15; Jacob, 13; Mary, 11; Elsie, 8; Edna, 5. Henry Jr., 4; and Warren, 1 month. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. They lived in the same place in 1935.

3. Residence: on 8 Feb 1962 in Massillon, Stark, OH. 5

4. Residence: in 1991 in East Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA. 4

5. Obituary: Lancaster Intelligencer Journal: obituary of Minnie Bicher on 1 Aug 1998 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 7 Minnie S. Bicher, 76, of 219 Cats Back Road, Ephrata, formerly of 543 Saw Mill Road, East Earl, died Thursday evening at Fairmount Homes. She was under a physician's care.

She had worked as a nurse's aide at Fairmount Homes, retiring in 1988. She spent several years as a missionary in New Mexico, working with the Navajo Indians.

She was a member of Bethel Springs Brethren in Christ Church, Reinholds.

Born in Ephrata, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Lillie Sensenig Bicher.

Surviving are four sisters, Emma Eberly of Westfield, Mary, wife of John Hoover of Stevens, Elsie, wife of James Eberly of Reinholds, and Edna, wife of Titus Eberly of Elkland; and three brothers, Jacob of Quakertown, Henry of Bethel and Warren of Fredericksburg.

A sister, Ada Eberly, preceded her in death.


1 Sensenig, Barton, Sensineys of America: Senseny, Sensenig, Sensenich, Senseney (BARTON SENSENIG
A. D. 1943

Lyon & Armor, Inc., Philadelphia, Pa., 1943), Page 109.

2 U.S. Social Security Death Index.

3 Royer's Meeting House, Myerstown, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.

4 Gazette, Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, Sept. 9 1992 Edition, Page 12.

5 Lebanon Daily News, 8 Feb 1962, page 2. Obituary of Mrs. Lillie Bicher.

6 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Ephrata, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2056; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0044; Image: 1037.0; FHL microfilm: 2341790.

7 Lancaster Intelligencer Journal Newspaper (Lancaster, Lancaster County, PA), 1 Aug 1998, page B-3. Obituary of Minnie Bicher.

8 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQ7M-FVK Henry Bicher, Ephrata Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 36-49, sheet 7A, family 114, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 3530.

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