Thomas Morgan Wilhelm
Annie J. Unger
Emma Unger Wilhelm


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1. George M. Bicher

Emma Unger Wilhelm 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 21 Dec 1903, Womelsdorf, Berks, PA 2 3 6
  • Marriage (1): George M. Bicher
  • Died: 4 Apr 1967, Womelsdorf, Berks, PA at age 63 2 3 6
  • Buried: 6 Apr 1967, Womelsdorf: Union Cemetery, Berks, PA 2 6

   FamilySearch ID: L61C-DMD.

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  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1940 in Womelsdorf, Berks, PA. 7 The 1940 census recorded Thomas M. Wilhelm, 69, living with wife Annie J., 66; daughter Emma U., 36; and son Thomas F., 24. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1950 in Womelsdorf, Berks, PA. 8 The 1950 census recorded at 224 E. High Street: George M. Bicher, salesman for nursery, 43, living with wife Emma U. Bicher, elementary school teacher, 46, and his mother-in-law Annie J. Wilhelm, 76. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Residence: 224 E. High St., Womelsdorf, PA on 18 Jan 1950 in Womelsdorf, Berks, PA. 4

4. Cause of Death: ovarian carcinoma, 4 Apr 1967, Womelsdorf, Berks, PA. 6

5. Obituary: Lebanon Daily News: Mrs. Emma U. Bicher, Former Teacher, Dies on 4 Apr 1967 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 3 Mrs. Emma U. Bicher, 505 W. Franklin St., Womelsdorf, died this morning in her home. She was 63 and had been ill for a year.

Borm in Womelsdorf, she was a daughter of the late Thomas M. and Annie J. Unger Wilhelm.

Prior to her illness she was a fourth grade teacher in the Conrad Weiser Jointure. She had been teaching since her graduation from the Kutztown State Normal School in 1923.

She was a member of Zions United Church of Christ, Womelsdorf.

In addition to her husband, George M. Bicher, she is survived by three sisters: Helen, wife of James Rickers, Goldendale, Wash.; Esther, wife of George Stoudt, Hastings, Minn., and Catherine, wife of E. Willis Minnich, Wyomissing; a son, Thomas F., Robesonia; four nephews and eight nieces.

6. Residence: 505 W. Franklin St., Womelsdorf, PA on 4 Apr 1967 in Womelsdorf, Berks, PA. 6

Emma married George M. Bicher, son of Morris Henry Bicher and Clara Emma Spangler. (George M. Bicher was born on 7 Jul 1906 in Myerstown, Lebanon, PA 1 4 9 10 11, christened on 13 Aug 1907 in Myerstown: Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA,10 died on 8 Aug 1975 in Ridley Park, Delaware, PA 1 5 11 and was buried on 12 Aug 1975 in Womelsdorf: Union Cemetery, Berks, PA 11 12 13.)


1 U.S. Social Security Death Index.

2 Find A Grave,

3 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 4 Apr 1967, page 2. Obituary of Mrs. Emma U. Bicher.

4, Pennsylvania, U.S., Veteran Compensation Applications, WWII, 1950, George M. Bicher, Serial # 33077331.

5 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 9 Aug 1975, page 2. Obituary of George M. Bicher.

6, 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 034638-67 Emma V. Bicher, father Thomas M. Wilhelm, mother Annie J. Wilhelm, spouse George M. Bicher.

7 1940 United States Census, Emma U Wilhelm in household of Thomas M Wilhelm, Womelsdorf Borough, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 6-114, sheet 18A, family 413.

8 "1950 United States Census," George M. Bicher Womelsdorf, Berks County, PA.

9 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, South Jackson Township, Series: T624 Roll: 1362 Page: 48.

10 Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church, Myerstown, Lebanon Co., PA.

11, Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012 (Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau of Archives and History. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Bicher, George M.

12 Find A Grave,

13 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 12 Aug 1975, page 2. Funeral of George M. Bicher.

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