Reuben Bucher
(1820-1893)
Catherine Kegereis
(1824-1879)
William Bicher
(1821-1899)
Sallie Echternacht
(1823-1915)
Henry K. Bucher
(1849-1928)
Sarah Ann Bicher
(1853-1926)
William Bicher Bucher
(1876-1955)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Estella Rufus Hyman

William Bicher Bucher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 21 Jan 1876, Adamstown, Lancaster, PA 1 4 5 8 9
  • Marriage (1): Estella Rufus Hyman on 14 Nov 1896 in Reading, Berks, PA 1 2
  • Died: 23 Nov 1955, Adamstown, Lancaster, PA at age 79 7 9
  • Buried: 28 Nov 1955, Adamstown: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 9

   Other names for William were William Beecher, William Bicher and Willie Bucher.8

   FamilySearch ID: MR4V-BT5.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 8 The 1880 census recorded two Bucher families living as neighbors in Adamstown.

Henry Bucher, 30, was living with wife Sallie, 26; Willie, 4; Ammon, 2; and Carrie, 6 months. Henry's occupation is "works in hat factory." Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

Next door was Henry's father. Reuben Bucher, 59, widowed, was living with his daughter and sons: Mary, 21; Bans [Bens aka Benedict], 19; Clayton, 16; Reuben, 15; and William, 9. Everyone except William has an occupation: "works in hat factory". Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1900 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 5 The 1900 census recorded William Bucher, cigar maker, 24, born Jan 1876, living with wife Stella, 23, Nov 1877; Irma, 3, Jul 1897; and boarder Catherine Redcay, 43, Dec 1857, single. William and Stella had been married for 3 years and given birth to one child. Eveyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1910 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 3 Living at 65 Main St. was William Bucher, cigar maker, 34, who was married for 14 years to wife Stella, 32. She had birthed 3 children: Erma, 12; Gertrude, 9; and Edna, 6. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Military Draft: World War I: William Bicher Bucher, 12 Sep 1918, Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 4 Name: William Bicher Bucher
Address: Adamstown, Lanc. Pa.
Age: 42 Date of birth: January 21st 1876
White, native born
Occupation: cigar maker
Employer: Davis Sherk Masin Co., Adamstown, Lanc. Penna.
Relative: Stella R. Bucher, Adamstown, Lanc. Pa.
Signature: William Bicher Bucher
Height: Medium, Build: Stout, Brown Eyes, Red Hair.

5. Census in 1920 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 6 Living at 154 Main St. in the home of Hymon, Rufus, 65, and his wife Matilda, 65, was son-in-law William B. Bucher, cigar maker, 43; his wife Stella, 42; granddaughter Gertrude, 18; and granddaughter Edna Mae, 16. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

6. Census in 1930 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 10 The 1930 census recorded William Bucher, hatter in hat factory, 54, living with wife Stella, 52. They are renting in the $4000 home owned by her father, Rufus Hyman, retired, 75, and his wife Matilda, 75. Also living with everyone is Rufus' sister-in-law Hallie Redcay, 66. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

Three houses away is the $1600 home rented by William's brother Amon Bucher, machinist hosery mill, 52, and his wife Agnes, 50; and daughter Florence, 23.

7. Census in 1940 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 11 The 1940 census recorded at 58 W Main Street: Matilda Hyman, mother, 85, living with son-in-law William Bucher, foreman hat factory, 64; and her daughter and his wife Stella Bucher, 62, and Matilda's sister Hallie Redcay, 76. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

8. Cause of Death: myocardial failure, mitral insuficiency, 23 Nov 1955, Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 9

9. Occupation: foreman in hat factory on 23 Nov 1955 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 9

10. Residence: 58 W. Main St., Adamstown, PA on 23 Nov 1955 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 7 9

11. Obituary: Lancaster New Era: obituary of W. R. Bucher on 25 Nov 1955 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 7 William B. Bucher, seventy-nine, 58 W. Main St., Adamstown, died Wednesday at 10:20 p. m. at his home after a lengthy illness.
He was a member of Immanuel Evangelical Congregational Church, Adamstown, where he was Sunday School superintendent for 43 years, and a church steward. He was a member of the P.O.S. of A., Adamstown.
He was a son of the late Henry and Sarah Bicher Bucher.
He is survived by three daughters, Irma, wife of Harry M. Redcay, Adamstown; Gertrude, wife of the Rev. Clarence Bradbury, Eaton, Ohio, and Edna, wife of George C. Bollman, Adamstown. There are eight grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
He is also survived by two brothers, Ammon and Harry Bucher, both of Adamstown, and a sister, Mrs. Bessie Kurtz, Leacock.


William married Estella Rufus Hyman, daughter of Rufus M. Hyman and Matilda Redcay, on 14 Nov 1896 in Reading, Berks, PA.1 2 (Estella Rufus Hyman was born on 18 Nov 1877 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA,1 5 died on 9 Jan 1955 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA 12 and was buried on 12 Jan 1955 in Adamstown: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 12.)


Sources


1 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Adamstown, Series: T623 Roll: 1423 Page: 285.

2 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFMZ-529 William B. Bucher and Estella Hyman, 1896.

3 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Adamstown, Series: T624 Roll: 1352 Page: 194.

4 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6VZ-5TB William Becher Bucher, 1917-1918.

5 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M336-CTT William Bucher, ED 21 East Cocalico Township (north part) Adamstown borough, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 2B, family 47.

6 1920 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Adamstown, Series: T625 Roll: 1582 Page: 7.

7 Lancaster New Era (Lancaster, PA), 25 Nov 1955, page 18. Obituary of W. R. Bucher.

8 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255140; National Archives Film T9-1140; Page 63D.

9 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 97685. William B. Bucher. Father Henry Bucher. Mother Sarah Bicher. Informant Irma M. Redcay.

10 1930 United States Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Adamstown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2055; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 1; Image: 995.0; FHL microfilm: 2341789. Enumeration District: 1; Description: ADAMSTOWN BOROUGH.

11 1940 United States Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Adamstown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3528; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 36-1.

12 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 4775. Stella H. Bucher. Father Rufus Hyman. Mother Matilda Redcay.



Table of Contents | Surnames | Name List

This website was created 8 Jul 2024 with Legacy 10.0, a division of MyHeritage.com; content copyrighted and maintained by searchtrees@gmail.com