Jacob Reider Bicher
(1866-1940)
Mary Sensenig Fox
(1872-1949)
Elam Groff Sensenig
(1872-1959)
Emma Auker Weaver
(1870-1938)
Henry Fox Bicher
(1892-1967)
Lydia Weaver Sensenig
(1897-1962)
Emma Sensenig Bicher
(1919-2005)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Paul Good Eberly

Emma Sensenig Bicher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

  • Born: 30 Sep 1919, Brecknock Twp., Lancaster, PA 1 2 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Paul Good Eberly on 13 Apr 1940 in , Lancaster, PA 1
  • Died: 24 May 2005, Narvon, Lancaster, PA at age 85 6 10
  • Buried: Bowmansville: Bowmansville Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 6

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1920 in Brecknock Twp., Lancaster, PA. 11 The 1920 census recorded two Bicher households as neighbors. Jacob Bicher, farm manager, 53, was living with wife Mary, 48; daughters Ada, 19; and Mary, 8. Next door was Jacob's son Henry Bicher, farm manager, 27, living with wife Lydia, 22, and daughter Emma, 4 months old. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1930 in Ephrata Twp., Lancaster, PA. 12 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.

3. Census in 1940 in Ephrata Twp., Lancaster, PA. 13 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.

4. Residence: on 8 Feb 1962 in East Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA. 8

5. Residence: in 1992 in Westfield, Tioga, PA. 4

6. Obituary: Intelligencer Journal on 26 May 2005 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 10 Emma S. Eberly, 85, of 2499 Zerbe Rd., Narvon, formerly of East Earl and Westfield, PA, died Tuesday evening, May 24, 2005 at Zerbe Sisters Nursing Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul G. "Pete" Eberly in 1990. Born in Murrell, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Lillie Sensenig Bicher. She was a seamstress, working for the former Price Sewing Factory and the former SLC Fashions for most of her working years. A member of the Bowmansville Mennonite Church, she enjoyed traveling, reading and going to the mountains. Surviving are her children: Miriam B., married to Amos Kulp, Narvon; Melvin, married to Ellie Thomas Eberly, New Holland; Harold B., married to Ruth Ann High Eberly, East Earl and Alice, married to Earl N. Martin, Narvon; 15 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; two great great granddaughters; sisters, Mary, married to John Hoover, Stevens, Edna, married to Titus Eberly, Elkland and Elsie, married to James Eberly, Reinholds and brothers, Jacob Bicher, Bethel, Henry, married to Mae Stover Bicher, Myerstown and Warren Bicher, Fredericksburg. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jean Martin and sisters, Minnie Bicher and Ada Eberly. Her funeral will be held on Saturday, May 28 at 10 AM at the Bowmansville Mennonite Church with Pastor Chester Yoder and Bishop Wilmer Leaman officiating. Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery. A viewing will be held at the church on Friday from 6 to 8 PM and Saturday from 9 to 10 AM. The Eckenroth Home for Funerals, Terre Hill is in charge of arrangements.


Emma married Paul Good Eberly, son of Joseph Martin Eberly and Alice Shirk Good, on 13 Apr 1940 in , Lancaster, PA.1 (Paul Good Eberly was born on 27 Feb 1919 in East Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA,7 14 15 died on 12 Oct 1990 in , Lancaster, PA 10 15 and was buried in Bowmansville: Bowmansville Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 15.)


Sources


1 Wenger, Eli D, History of Michael S. Wenger (1819-1900) : ancestors and descendants (Manheim, Pa.: 1960, 96 pgs.), Page 43.

2 Zimmerman, David N, A twig of the Zimmerman off-spring of Glause Zimmerman born 1647, died 1729 : and his 3 sons and 1 daughter who came from Europe : record of 11 generations, births over 300 years, over 1300 families (Adamstown, Pa.: Ensinger Print. Service, 1956, 311 pgs.), Page 195.

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






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

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

5 Lancaster County Historical Society Death Index, http://www.pa-roots.org/cgi-bin/data/lancasterdeath.cgi?review=8113.

6 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=92572803.

7 Anna M. Gehman, The Gehman - Gayman Family History (1954. Mohnton, Route J, Pennsylvania . Online at https://archive.org/details/gehmangaymanfami00gehm), Page 65.

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

9 Reading Eagle (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 25 Feb 2018, obituary of Warren Bicher.

10 Lancaster Intelligencer Journal Newspaper (Lancaster, Lancaster County, PA), May 24, 2005, Obituary for Emma S. Eberly.

11 1920 United States Census, Year: 1920; Census Place: Brecknock, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1582; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 5; Image: 91.

12 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Ephrata, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2056; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0044; Image: 1037.0; FHL microfilm: 2341790.

13 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.

14 Zimmerman, David N, A twig of the Zimmerman off-spring of Glause Zimmerman born 1647, died 1729 : and his 3 sons and 1 daughter who came from Europe : record of 11 generations, births over 300 years, over 1300 families (Adamstown, Pa.: Ensinger Print. Service, 1956, 311 pgs.), Page 196.

15 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=92572560.



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