Peter Bucher
(Cir 1750-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Anna Maria

Peter Bucher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: Cir 1750
  • Marriage (1): Anna Maria

   Another name for Peter was Peter Bougher.

  General Notes:

Evidence suggests this is Peter Bucher d.1794 from Hanover Township, Lebanon County. Further research needed.

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  Noted events in his life were:

1. Tax List: 1781, Bethel Twp.: Stump's Town, Lebanon, PA. 8 Stump's Town was renamed in 1843 as Fredericksburg. In 1781 in was in Lancaster County, today Lebanon County.

2. He appeared as a sponsor at a baptism on 3 Oct 1781 at Fredericksburg: St. John's Reformed & Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA. Peter Bucher and A. Marie were sponsors for the baptism of M. Barbara, daughter of Peter Brunner and wife Barbara. 9

3. Census in 1800 in Bethel Twp., Dauphin, PA. 10 In the 1800 Census in Bethel Township, Dauphin County, Peter Bougher is listed with this household:
Males (born)
16-25 (1775-1784) = 2 sons (Henry & John)
45 & over (<=1755) = 1 father Peter
Females (born)
16-25 (1775-1784) = 1 daughter (mother?)

His preceding neighbor is Daniel Stroh, and the one before that Sebastian Felty, significant in that Peter Bucher's grandson, Peter (son of Henry) born 1815, later married Elizabeth Felty.

4. Census in 1810 in Upper Paxton Twp., Dauphin, PA. 11 In the 1810 Census in Upper Paxton Township, Dauphin County, a Henry and Peter Bucher are listed next to each other as follows…

In Henry Bucher's household are listed:
Males (born)
Under 10 (1801-1810) = 2 sons
26-44 (1766-1784) = 1 father Henry
Females (born)
Under 10 (1801-1810) = 1 daughter
26-44 (1766-1784) = 1 wife

In Peter Bucher's household are listed:
Males (born)
45 & over (<=1765) = 1
Females (born)
45 & over (<=1765) = 1

Neighbors listed are Peter Bixler, Balser Fetterhoff, Peter Bixler. Also on the same page is Henry Dubbs [the Dubs family are sponsors at Bucher baptisms on several occasions over the years.]


Peter married Anna Maria.


Sources


1 1840 United States Census, Tennessee, Sullivan County, No Township Listed, Series: M704 Roll: 535 Page: 135.

2 St. John's Reformed & Lutheran Church, 1774-1867, Fredericksburg, PA.

3 Humphrey, John T, Pennsylvania Births, Lebanon County, 1714-1800 (Washington, D.C. : Humphrey Publications, 1996.), Page 32.

4 Humphrey, John T, Pennsylvania Births, Lebanon County, 1714-1800 (Washington, D.C. : Humphrey Publications, 1996.), Page 31.

5 F. Edward Wright, Early Church Records of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania (c) 1995, Family Line Publications, Rear 63 East Main St, Westminister, Maryland 21157 800-876-6103, Page 155.

6 F. Edward Wright, Early Church Records of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania (c) 1995, Family Line Publications, Rear 63 East Main St, Westminister, Maryland 21157 800-876-6103, Page 148.

7 F. Edward Wright, Early Church Records of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania (c) 1995, Family Line Publications, Rear 63 East Main St, Westminister, Maryland 21157 800-876-6103, Page 145.

8 Egle, William Henry, 1830-1901, History of the Counties of Dauphin and Lebanon in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania : Geographical and Genealogical (Philadelphia : Everts & Peck, 1883
360 p., 63 p. of plates : ill., maps), Page 174.

9 F. Edward Wright, Early Church Records of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania (c) 1995, Family Line Publications, Rear 63 East Main St, Westminister, Maryland 21157 800-876-6103, Page 150.

10 1800 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, Bethel Township, Series: M32 Roll: 40 Page: 263.

11 1810 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, Upper Paxtang Township, In the 1810 Census in Upper Paxtang Township, Dauphin County, Series: M252 Roll: 54 Page: 128.



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