Jacob Biecher
(1782-1812)
Maria Michael
(1781-1861)
Emanuel Meily Sr.
(1776-1851)
Elizabeth Spade
(1776-1825)
William Beicher Sr.
(1811-1880)
Susanna Meily
(1812-1883)
Catherine Elizabeth Beicher
(1841-1910)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Henry William Embich

Catherine Elizabeth Beicher 3

  • Born: 5 Mar 1841, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 3 4 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Henry William Embich on 20 Nov 1859 in Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA 1 2 3
  • Died: 16 Jan 1910, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA at age 68 3 6 7
  • Buried: 19 Jan 1910, Lebanon: Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 3 6 7

   Other names for Catherine were Catherine Elizabeth Bicher 4 8 and Catharina Elisabeth Biecher.5

  Birth Notes:

From the bible of Wilhelm Bicher: Cathrina Elisabet was born on the 5th of March 1841 and received the Sacred Baptism from the Reverend Berger. The parents were the sponsors.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 8 William Bicher, age 39, tinner, is living with Susanna, 38; John, 19, shoemaker; William, 17, tinner; Elizabeth, 10; Emelia, 7; Sarah, 5; Emanuel, 2; and Mary Bicher, 70, who we presume is William's mother, nee Michal. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Their neighbors are Felix Good, 70, and David Carmany, 56.
[Note: Most census indexes list Bicker, not Bicher; the census taker's handwriting can easily be mistaken.]

2. Census in 1870 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 9 The 1870 census recorded Henry Embich, carpenter, 36, living with wife Elizabeth, 29; and daughter Laura, 7. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Henry's real estate was valued at $700 an dhis personal estate $200.

3. Census in 1900 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 4 John Kaley, occupation homemaker, 44, Jul 1855, was married for 6 years to wife Laura B., 40, Aug 1859. She had birthed one child: Harry E., 4, Nov 1895. Living with them was father-in-law Henry W. Embich, occupation sexton, 64, Nov 1835, and mother-in-law Catherine E. Embich, 59, Mar 1841. Henry and Catherine were married for 41 years. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Cause of Death: apoplexy, 16 Jan 1910, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 6

5. Residence: 121 N. 8Th Street, Lebanon, PA on 16 Jan 1910 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 6

6. Obituary: Lebanon Semi-Weekly News: Death Claims Mrs. Embich on 17 Jan 1910 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 3 Death Claims Mrs. Embich

Was Wife of Henry Embich 121 North Eighth Street

An Estimable Woman

Aged 69 and Devoted Member of Salem Lutheran Church

Suffering for quite a while with a complication of diseases, Mrs. Catherine Elizabeth Embich, nee Beicher, wife of Henry W. Embich, of 121 North Eighth street, passed away at two o'clock on Sunday morning at the Embich home. She was born March 5, 1841, and was in her sixty-ninth year.

THOSE WHO SURVIVE

She is survived by her husband and a daughter, Mrs. John M. Kahley, and two grandchildren, Harry E. and Katherine E. Kahley. These brothers -- William Beicher, this city; Emanuel Beicher, Marion, Ohio, and George M. Beicher, Racine, Wis., and a sister, Mrs. Amelia Frescoln, of Reading.

WAS HIGHLY RESPECTED

Mrs. Embich was married to Mr. Embich on November 20, 1859. She was a member of Salem Ev. Lutheran church, was possessed of many excellent qualities and enjoyed the esteem of a large circle of friends.

FUNERAL ON WEDNESDAY

The funeral will be held on Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the residence with services in Salem church, and interment at Mt. Lebanon cemetery.


Catherine married Henry William Embich, son of Israel Embich and Christina Rohland, on 20 Nov 1859 in Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA.1 2 3 (Henry William Embich was born on 9 Nov 1835 in , Lebanon, PA 4 10 11, christened on 4 Apr 1836 in Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA, died on 8 Feb 1924 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 10 11 and was buried on 11 Feb 1924 in Lebanon: Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 10 11.)


Sources


1 <i>Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004)</i>.

2 <i>Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania</i> (Church records available from Lebanon County Historical Society and also by renting these microfilms from the Catalog at FamilySearch.org: Film 933974 Births/Christenings 1763-1876, computer printout. Film 1434022 Baptismal Registers and Burial Records, 1773-1876, typewritten transcription. Film 1033984 Marriages 1794-1876, typewritten transcription. Film 1434022 has been transcribed onto the FamilySearch.org site and can be searched online by entering the Film # into the search form.), Page 219.

3 <i>Lebanon Semi-Weekly News</i> (Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania.), 17 Jan 1910, page 1. Obituary of Mrs.Catherine Elizabeth Embich nee Beicher.

4 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Lebanon Ward 4, Series: T623 Roll: 1428 Page: 234.

5 Bicher, Wilhelm, <i>Bible of Wilhelm Bicher (1811-1880)</i> (Family bible of Wilhelm Bicher (1811-1880) son of Jacob Bicher and Maria Michael, in possession of John William Beicher.), Bible copies provided by Sue Beicher Livingston.

6 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate Number: 3238. Catherine Elizabeth Embich, father Wm Beicher, mother Susan Meily.

7 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37173743.

8 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Lebanon Boro, Series: M432 Roll: 791 Page: 123.

9 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZP2-59X Henry Embich, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 114, family 991, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000552860.

10 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37173747.

11 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 16287. Henry W. Embich. Father Israel Embich. Mother Christine Roland.



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