Peter Bougher
Rebecca Jones
James Bougher
(Abt 1809-)
Catharine Keane
(Abt 1811-)
James Bougher


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1. Lydia E. Acklin

James Bougher 1 2 3

  • Born: 21 Sep 1834, , Allegheny, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Lydia E. Acklin

   Other names for James were James Bucher 4 and James Bugher.4

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 5 James Bougher, boiler maker, 24, was living as a boarder with several other men in the household of tavern keeper John Laberty, 30, and his wife Rosane. James was born in Pennsylvania.
[Note: on the next census page James' father James, also a boiler maker, is listed by himself in another boarding house. Likely they were also living in the city near their jobs on work days and therefore counted twice.].

2. Census in 1860 in West Deer Twp., Allegheny, PA. 1 James Bougher, boiler maker, 51, was living with wife Catharine, 49; James, boiler maker, 24; David Michael, farm laborer, 18; Mary Agnes, domestic, 15; Clement Ellucius, 8. Also in the home: John Doyle Bucher, [10 or 20 or 70? handwriting strange], farm laborer; and Ruth O'Kane, 30, domestic. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania, except Catharine in New York. James had no real estate of value, and his personal estate was worth $325. The post office was Dorseyville.

3. Census in 1870 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 2 James Bougher, boiler maker, 34, was living with Lydia E., 29; Iva C. V., 6; John S., 4; and Agnes U., 2. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Wilkins.

4. Census in 1880 in East Deer Twp., Allegheny, PA. 4 James Bucher [indexed in census as Bucher but handwriting looks like Bugher], boiler maker, 46, was living with wife Lidia, 35; Ivve, 16; John, 14; Agens, 11; Eddie, 10; daughter Goddie, 5; Harry, 3; and Mark, 1. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

James married Lydia E. Acklin. (Lydia E. Acklin was born about 1841 in , , Pennsylvania, USA 2.)


1 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, West Deer Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1063 Page: 197.

2 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh Ward 21, Series: M593 Roll: 1298 Page: 180.

3 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Pennsylvania Death Certificate (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA 16101 (724) 656-3100, Death certificate of Mark Bougher.

4 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, East Deer Township, Series: T9 Roll: 1089 Page: 189.

5 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh Ward 9, Series: M653 Roll: 1060 Page: 539.

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