John Jacob Bucher
Dorothea Burgauer
George Hoch
Barbara Lefevre
Rev. John Conrad Bucher Sr.
Maria Magdalena Hoch
Maria Elizabetha Bucher


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Maria Elizabetha Bucher 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 8 Apr 1773, , Lebanon, PA 1 2 3 4
  • Christened: 25 Apr 1773, Lebanon: Tabor First Reformed Church, Lebanon, PA 1 2 3 5
  • Died: Apr 1791 at age 18 4 6

   Another name for Maria was Mary Elizabeth Bucher.6

   FamilySearch ID: K2BG-CVQ.

  Christening Notes:

Sponsors were Johan Philip de Haas and Eleonora.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Court: on 4 Jul 1789 in , Dauphin, PA. 7 At an Orphans Court holding at Lebanon in and for the County of Dauphin the 4th day of July AD 1789 Before John Gloninger, Henry Sheffer and Thomas Clark Esquires Justices of the Same Court.

Elizabeth Bucher and Conrad Bucher minor children of the Reverend Conrad Bucher late of the Township of Lebanon Minister of the Gospel deceased, being above the age of fourteen years appear in Court and chose Jacob Bucher of Lebanon Township guardian over their estate during their respective minorities and the court approved and appoints the said Jacob Bucher their guardian accordingly.


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

2 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.

3 Tabor Reformed Church, Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.

4 Egle, William Henry, Pennsylvania Genealogies, Mainly Scotch Irish And German (1896, 798 pp.
Reprinted Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Online via Google Book Search.), Page 124.

5, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, Conrad Bucher in entry for Maria Elizabeth Bucher, 25 Apr 1773.

6 Rev. A. Stapleton, A.M., M.S., Famous Pennsylvania Germans: Rev John Conrad Bucher: Scholar, Soldier and Pioneer Preacher (The Pennsylvania German, Vol IV, Lebanon, PA, July 1903, No. 3.
Available online at:
Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Marcia Wilson.

7 Dauphin County Orphan's Court Records, Page 200.

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