Capt. Leonard Cooper Jr.
Christina Troenberger
William Stephens
(Abt 1797-)
Mary Cooper
(1800-Bef 1850)
Lettitia Henning Stephens


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Lettitia Henning Stephens 1

  • Born: 12 Jan 1833, Stephens City, Frederick, VA
  • Marriage (1): Phillip Harrison Bucher
  • Died: 22 Jun 1915, Kansas City, Jackson, MO at age 82 1
  • Buried: Kansas City: Union Cemetery, Jackson, MO

   Another name for Lettitia was Letty Stephens.2

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of 12 Jan 1829 and Kansas City, Jackson, MO. 1 Lettitia Bucher's death certificate states her date of birth was Jan 12 1829, 86 yrs. 5 mos. 10 da., and her date of death Jun 22 1915. This makes her birth date different than reported on her tombstone.

The death certificate states her father was Wm Stephen born in Virginia and her mother Mary M. Cooper born in Virginia. The informant was J. P. Bucher.

She died of liver cancer.


2. Census in 1850 in , Clarke, VA. 2 Situated only about 10 miles from his birthplace of Middletown, Maryland, in the 1850 Census Samuel Bucher was recorded in the 1850 census in Clarke County as Samuel Booker, shoe maker, 30, with wife Mary, 25; Mary E., 2; and Miriam, 3 months old when the census was recorded on 7 Aug 1850. Also in the home was Letty Stephens, 19, Samuel's sister-in-law. [While not stated in the census, they were in Berryville, Virginia.].

Lettitia married Phillip Harrison Bucher, son of Peter Bucher and Susanna. (Phillip Harrison Bucher was born in 1833 in Middletown, Frederick, MD.)


1 Missouri Death Cerfiticate (, Certificate 19118 Death of Lettitia Bucher.

2 1850 United States Census, Mary E Booker in household of Samuel Booker, Clarke county, Clarke, Virginia, United States; citing dwelling 336, family 336, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 940.

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