John Jacob Bucher
(1699-1788)
Dorothea Burgauer
George Hoch
(-1762)
Barbara Lefevre
Rev. John Conrad Bucher Sr.
(1730-1780)
Maria Magdalena Hoch
(1742-1819)
John Conrad Bucher Jr.
(1775-1852)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Hannah Mytinger

John Conrad Bucher Jr. 1 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 18 Jun 1775, , Lebanon, PA 1 2 5 6 8 9 10
  • Christened: 16 Jul 1775, Lebanon: Tabor First Reformed Church, Lebanon, PA 2 8 9 10
  • Marriage (1): Hannah Mytinger on 10 Dec 1799 in Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA 1 2 3
  • Died: 21 Oct 1852, Alexandria, Huntingdon, PA at age 77 1 2 5 11
  • Buried: Alexandria: Alexandria Cemetery, Huntingdon, PA 12

   Other names for John were Conrad Bucher 3 and Johann Conrad Bucher.8 9 10

  Christening Notes:

Sponsors were Melchoir Ram and Rebecca.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Court: on 4 Jul 1789 in , Dauphin, PA. 13 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.

2. Census in 1850 in Alexandria, Huntingdon, PA. 14 C. Bucher, merchant, 75, is living with wife H. Bucher,70 and daughter E. Bucher, 40. Also in the home are C. Hatfield, 33, female; C. Hatfield, 8, male; and E. Conely, 16, female. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Conrad's real estate is valued at $36,700.

3. Book: Pennsylvania Genealogies, 1896. 12
John Conrad Bucher, b. in Lebanon, Pa., June 18, 1775; d. October 21, 1852; merchant in Alexandria, Huntingdon county, Pa.; postmaster from 1812 to 1815; represented Huntingdon county in the State Legislature 1815 to 1818; county commissioner, 1825 to 1828; m. December 10, 1799, Hannah Mytinger, daughter of Captain Jacob Mytinger, of the Revolutionary army, and member of the Society of Cincinnati. She d. August 15, 1863; both buried in Alexandria cemetery. They had issue, all born in Alexandria.

4. Book: The Pennsylvania German, Vol IV, Lebanon, PA, July 1903, No. 3., 1903. 11
John Conrad, the youngest son of the immigrant [John Conrad Bucher], located in Alexandria, Huntington county, where he was a merchant. In 1812-1815 he was postmaster, in the Legislature in 1815-1818, and County Commissioner from 1825 to 1828.


John married Hannah Mytinger, daughter of John Jacob Mytinger and Elizabeth Mattieu, on 10 Dec 1799 in Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA.1 2 3 (Hannah Mytinger was born on 15 Aug 1780 in , Philadelphia, PA,2 4 5 died on 15 Aug 1863 in Alexandria, Huntingdon, PA 2 5 and was buried in Alexandria: Alexandria Cemetery, Huntingdon, PA 12.)


Sources


1 Egle, William Henry, <i>Pennsylvania Genealogies, Mainly Scotch Irish And German</i> (1896, 798 pp.
Reprinted Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Online via Google Book Search.), Page 125.

2 <i>Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Books</i> (Online register at www.dar.org), 1973 Application 579043 for Jean Phillips Harshberger descendant of Rev. John Conrad Bucher.

3 <i>Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1709-1940</i> (FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V26C-TY2 Conrad Bucher and Hannah Meitinger, 1799.

4 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Alexandria Boro, Series: M653 Roll: 1115 Page: 2.

5 <i>National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution</i>, Application of John Bucher Bidwell.

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

7 <i>Colonel George Steuart and his wife Margaret Harris : their ancestors and descendants with appendixes of related families, portraits and illustrations : a genealogical history</i> (Lahore, India: Printed at the "Civil and Military Gazette" Press, 1907, 564 pgs.), Page 247-250.

8 Humphrey, John T, <i>Pennsylvania Births, Lebanon County, 1714-1800</i> (Washington, D.C. : Humphrey Publications, 1996.), Page 31.

9 F. Edward Wright, <i>Early Church Records of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania</i> (c) 1995, Family Line Publications, Rear 63 East Main St, Westminister, Maryland 21157 800-876-6103, Page 11.

10 <i>Tabor Reformed Church, Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania</i>.

11 Rev. A. Stapleton, A.M., M.S, <i>Famous Pennsylvania Germans: Rev John Conrad Bucher: Scholar, Soldier and Pioneer Preacher</i> (The Pennsylvania German, Vol IV, Lebanon, PA, July 1903, No. 3.
Available online at:
http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/lebanon/bios/bucher01.txt
Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Marcia Wilson.
mwilson@infi.net http://www.inj.infi.net/~mwilson/).

12 Egle, William Henry, <i>Pennsylvania Genealogies, Mainly Scotch Irish And German</i> (1896, 798 pp.
Reprinted Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Online via Google Book Search.), Page 126.

13 <i>Dauphin County Orphan's Court Records</i>, Page 200.

14 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Alexandria Boro, Series: M432 Roll: 784 Page: 22.



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