Elenora Weidner
(1804-1856)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Benjamin Biecher

Elenora Weidner 1 2

  • Born: 13 Apr 1804, , Berks, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): Benjamin Biecher
  • Died: 9 Nov 1856, , Lebanon, PA at age 52 1 3
  • Buried: Lebanon: Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 3

   Other names for Elenora were Ellen,4 5 6 7 Nancy 8 and Eleanor Weidner.2 9

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of 3 Apr 1804. 1

2. On 27 Oct 1833 in East Cocalico Twp.: Muddy Creek Reformed Church, Lancaster, PA. 10 "Ellen Biecher, married" is listed among those with "catechumens confirmed" in the record book at Muddy Creek Reformed Church.

3. Census in 1850 in S. Lebanon Twp., Lebanon, PA. 9 The 1850 Census lists the household of Benjamin Bicher, age 54, living with his wife, Eleanor, age 47, and children Sarah, age 19 and George, age 16. All were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Obituary: Der Libanon Demokrat on 21 Nov 1856 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 1 Her obituary read: "On the 9th of this month, in S Lebanon Township, Elenora, wife of Benjamin Bicher, aged 52 years, 7 months and 6 days."


Elenora married Benjamin Biecher, son of Peter Bicher Jr. and Elizabeth. (Benjamin Biecher was born on 28 Jan 1797 in Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA,2 6 9 died on 19 Sep 1876 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 2 6 11 12 and was buried on 23 Sep 1876 in Lebanon: Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 6 11.)


Sources


1 Translated and transcribed by Robert A. Heilman, <i>Deaths reported by Der Libanon Demokrat : a German language newspaper published at Lebanon, Pennsylvania, 1832-1864</i> (Bowie, Md. : Heritage Books, c1990), Page 68.

2 <i>Lancaster County Historical Society</i>, Library, Collection MG-682 Series 1 Box 2 Folders 88-89 Biecher. Research letters done in 1989 by historical society Biecher descendant Robert L. Hackney, Napervill, IL.

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36971417.

4 <i>Muddy Creek Lutheran Church</i>, Page 110.

5 <i>Muddy Creek Lutheran Church</i>, Page 112.

6 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36971415.

7 Hinke, William J. (translation), <i>Muddy Creek Reformed Congregation, East Cocalico Twp Lancaster Co. PA</i> (Copied September 1916. Microfilm 0020346 Family History Center Library. Vol. 1 (1743-1770). Vol. 2 (1766-1810).), Item 9 Vol. II. Page 130.

8 Hinke, William J. (translation), <i>Muddy Creek Reformed Congregation, East Cocalico Twp Lancaster Co. PA</i> (Copied September 1916. Microfilm 0020346 Family History Center Library. Vol. 1 (1743-1770). Vol. 2 (1766-1810).), Item 9 Vol II. Page 83.

9 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, South Lebanon Township, Series: M432 Roll: 791 Page: 97.

10 Hinke, William J. (translation), <i>Muddy Creek Reformed Congregation, East Cocalico Twp Lancaster Co. PA</i> (Copied September 1916. Microfilm 0020346 Family History Center Library. Vol. 1 (1743-1770). Vol. 2 (1766-1810).), Item 9 Vol II. Page 130.

11 Lebanon Daily News, 28 Sep 1876. Funeral of Benjamin Biecher.

12 <i>Lebanon Semi-Weekly News</i> (Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania.), 24 Sep 1876. Death of Benjamin Biecher.



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