John Zinn
(1821-1902)
Lydia Good Shupp
(1832-1920)
Susanna Zinn
(1851-1929)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John Bicher

Susanna Zinn 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 19 Dec 1851, Brecknock Twp., Berks, PA 2 8 9 10 11
  • Christened: 30 May 1852, East Cocalico Twp.: Muddy Creek Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA 11
  • Marriage (1): John Bicher in 1878 1
  • Died: 30 Jan 1929, Spring Twp., Berks, PA at age 77 2 6 8 9
  • Buried: 4 Feb 1929, East Cocalico Twp.: Muddy Creek Church Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 2 6 9

   Another name for Susanna was Susan Zinn.1

  Burial Notes:

John and Susana Bicher are buried in Section H Row 10 Plots 6-7 in Muddy Creek Church Cemetery.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Cumru Twp., Berks, PA. 12 The 1900 census recorded farmer John Beecher, 45 born Jan 1855, living with his wife of 22 years, Susanna, 48, Dec 1851; daughter Ellen Keffer, 19, Aug 1881; and newly-married son-in-law John Keffer, 21, Jun 1879. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1910 in Brecknock Twp., Lancaster, PA. 1 John Bicher, age 55, appears in the 1910 Census in Brecknock Township married to Susan, 57. The record shows they were married 32 years and had two children, both of whom were still living in 1910. He is a farmer, and John and Susan speak only German! A niece is also living in the household.

3. Cause of Death: myocarditis, 30 Jan 1929, Spring Twp., Berks, PA. 9

4. Obituary: Reading Eagle: obituary of Susanna Zinn Bicher on 1 Feb 1929 in Reading, Berks, PA. 6 Denver, Feb. 1--Susanna (Zinn), widow of John Bicher, died at the home of her daughter Ellen, wife of John Keffer, near Adamstown, of heart failure, aged 77 years, 1 month and 11 days. She is survived by one daughter, Ellen, wife of John Keffer; one son, Howard Snader, of Bowmansville; 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, one sister, Sophia, wife of James Wenrich, of Bowmansville. Funeral on Monday at 1:30 from the Keffer home, and at 2 o'clock at Muddy Creek Church. Interment in the adjoining cemetery. Rev. A. W. Leibersperger, of Ephrata, will officiate. Funeral Director H. M. Mellinger, of this place, has charge.


Susanna married John Bicher, son of Jacob Bicher and Sarah Reider, in 1878.1 (John Bicher was born on 12 Mar 1855 in Brecknock Twp., Lancaster, PA,2 13 14 died on 15 May 1928 in Spring Twp., Berks, PA 2 3 14 15 and was buried on 19 May 1928 in East Cocalico Twp.: Muddy Creek Church Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 2 14 15.)


Sources


1 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Brecknock Township, Page 236.

2 <i>Muddy Creek Church Cemetery</i> (Denver, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mickey/muddycreek/muddy.html .).

3 Lebanon Daily News, May 18, 1928, obituary of John Bicher.

4 <i>Pennsylvania Church and Town Records, 1708-1985</i> (http://www.Ancestry.com. Original from Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 575.

5 <i>New Holland Clarion</i> (New Holland, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania), 31 Jan 1902. Obituary of Lydia Zinn.

6 <i>Reading Eagle (Reading, PA)</i> (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), 1 Feb 1929, page 4. Obituary of Susanna (Zinn) Bicher.

7 <i>Reading Times (Reading, PA)</i> (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 12 Aug 1902, page 3. Death of John Zinn.

8 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=134950830.

9 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 3383. Susana Bicher. Father John Zinn. Mother Lydia Shupp. Spouse John Bicher.

10 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013</i>.

11 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013</i>, Church Record for Lutheran Congregation at the Cocalico, Rev. John Casper Stoever, printed page 140, online image 7289.

12 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3ML-ZRZ John Beecher, ED 14 Cumru township (south part) Angelica, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 6B, family 114, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241376.

13 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Brecknock Township, Page 60.

14 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 54757. John Bicker [sic]. Father Jacob Bicker [sic]. Mother Sarah Reiter. Spouse Susana Bicker [sic].

15 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=134951111.



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