Henry Beecher Sr.
(Cir 1728-After 1795)
Catharine
(Bef 1752-After 1820)
Henry Keplinger
John Beecher
(1757-1842)
Elizabeth Keplinger
(1755-1845)
Jacob Beecher
(1775-)

 

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Jacob Beecher

  • Born: 30 Oct 1775, Germany Twp., Adams, PA 1 2 3
  • Christened: 31 Dec 1775, Littlestown: Christ Reformed Church, Adams, PA 1 2 3

   Another name for Jacob was Jacob Bucher.1 2 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Baptism on 31 Dec 1775 in Littlestown: Christ Reformed Church, Adams, PA. Baptism by Rev. Charles Ludwig Boehme: Jacob Bücher b. 30 Oct 1775, parents John and Elizabeth, sponsor Jacob Sell and Christine 3

2. Census in 1810 in Straban Twp., Adams, PA. 4 The household of Jacob Booker was listed with:
Males (born)
Under 10 (1801-1810) = 2 sons
16-25 (1785-1794) = 1 son
26-44 (1766-1784) = 1 father Jacob
Females (born)
26-44 (1766-1784) = 1 wife

3. Census in 1820 in Straban Twp., Adams, PA. 5 Four Beecher households are listed on the same page of the 1820 Census in Straban Township.

John Beecher's household had:
Males (born)
45 & over (<=1775) = 1 father John
Females (born)
16-25 (1795-1804) = 1 daughter
45 & over (<=1775) = 1 wife

Jacob Beecher's household had:
Males (born)
Under 10 (1811-1820) = 2 sons
26-44 (1776-1794) = 1 father Jacob
Females (born)
Under 10 (1811-1820) = 1 daughter
26-44 (1776-1794) = 1 wife

George Beecher's household had:
Males (born)
16-25 (1795-1804) = 1 father George
Females (born)
10-15 (1805-1810) = 1 daughter
26-44 (1776-1794) = 1 wife

David Beecher's household had:
Males (born)
Under 10 (1811-1820) = 1 son
16-18 (1802-1804) = 1 son
16-25 (1795-1804) = 1 son
26-44 (1776-1794) = 1 father David
Females (born)
10-15 (1805-1810) = 2 daughters
26-44 (1776-1794) = 1 wife

4. Census in 1830 in Straban Twp., Adams, PA. 6 Jacob Buecher Sr. and Jacob Beucher Jr. were living as neighbors.

In the household of Jacob Buecher Sr.:
Males (born)
50-59 (1771-1780) = 1 Jacob
Females (born)
50-59 (1771-1780) = 1 wife

In the household of Jacob Buecher Jr.:
Males (born)
Under 5 (1826-1830) = 2 sons
15-19 (1811-1815) = 1 son
20-29 (1801-1810) = 1 son
40-49 (1781-1790) = 1 father Jacob
Females (born)
20-29 (1801-1810) = 1 daughter
30-39 (1791-1800) = 1 wife

5. Census in 1840 in Straban Twp., Adams, PA. 7 Jacob Jr. and Jacob Sr. appear next to each other in the 1840 Census. In the household of Jacob Jr.:
Males (born)
Under 5 (1836-1840) = 1
5-9 (1831-1835) = 1
10-14 (1826-1830) = 2
30-39 (1801-1810) = 1 Jacob Jr.
Females (born)
Under 5 (1836-1840) = 1 daughter
5-9 (1831-1835) = 1 daughter
20-29 (1811-1820) = 1 daughter
30-39 (1801-1810) = 1 wife

In the household of Jacob Sr.:
Males (born)
60-69 (1771-1780) = 1 Jacob
Females (born)
60-69 (1771-1780) = 1

6. Census in 1850 in Straban Twp., Adams, PA. 8 Jacob Bucher Jr., farmer, 47, was living with his children: Samuel, 24; Henry, 21; Elizabeth, 19; Jacob, 16; Maryan, 14; Jesse, 10. Jacob's farm was valued at $4,500.

The next home on the census page is Jacob's father, Jacob Bucher Sr., 77; and wife Elizabeth, 72. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.


Sources


1 <i>Christ Reformed Church, Littlestown, Adams, Pennsylvania</i>.

2 <i>Adams County Church Records of the 18th Century</i> (Family Line Publications, Westminister, MD 21157. No year.), Page 71.

3 William J. Hinke, <i>Church Record of The Conewago Or Christ Church Congregation Near Littlestown Adams County Pennsylvania 1747-1871</i> (Online https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE2130818&from=fhd in FamilySearch.org Books), Page 11.

4 <i>1810 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Straban Township, Series: M252 Roll: 44 Page: 51.

5 <i>1820 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Straban Township, Series: M33 Roll: 96 Page: 52.

6 <i>1830 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Straban Township, Series: M19 Roll: 143 Page: 54.

7 <i>1840 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Straban Township, Series: M704 Roll: 435 Page: 51.

8 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Series: M432 Roll: 743 Page: 311.



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