John Bicher
(1791-1847)
Catharina Schnader
(1794-1852)
Andreas Echternacht
(1770-1833)
Rebecca Willenbruch
(1789-1875)
William Bicher
(1821-1899)
Sallie Echternacht
(1823-1915)
Henry E. Beicher
(1855-1945)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Angeline E. Bucher

2. Catherine

Henry E. Beicher 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 25 Nov 1855, Adamstown, Lancaster, PA 3 4 9 10
  • Marriage (1): Angeline E. Bucher
  • Marriage (2): Catherine about 1909 in Reading, Berks, PA 1
  • Died: 16 Jul 1945, Reading, Berks, PA at age 89 2 3 4
  • Buried: 20 Jul 1945, Adamstown: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 3

   Other names for Henry were Henry E. Beicher 11 and Henry E. Bicher.9

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 9 William Bicher, age 32, carpenter, is living with Sarah, age 30. Their children are Elizabeth, 12; Catherine, 10; Sarah, 6; Henry, 4; and Rebecca, 1.

2. Census in 1870 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 12 William Bicher, age 49, employed as a hatter, is living with Sarah, age 46; Catherine, age 21, hats; Sarah, age 17, hats; Henry, age 16, day laborer; Rebecca, 11, cigar hand; and Emma, 5.

3. Census in 1880 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 13 Henry Bicher, age 24, who works in a hat factory, is living with An Bicher, age 24; son Harry, 3; and Annie, age 6 months. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

4. Residence: in 1883 in Reading, Berks, PA. 14

5. Residence: in 1888 in Reading, Berks, PA. 15 The 1888 to 1906 Reading City Directories list Henry E. Beicher, hat finisher, living at 241 Wunder St. The 1909 to 1913 Directory lists Henry E. Beicher at S. 10th E. Street. The 1914 Directory lists Henry E. Beicher at 948 Franklin. The 1920 to 1935 Directory lists Henry E. Beicher at 1104 Franklin.

6. Census in 1900 in Reading, Berks, PA. 10 Renting the home at 241 Wunder Street in Reading, Henry Beicher, age 44, born Nov 1855, is living with his wife of 24 years, Angeline, Nov 1855; Harry, Mar 1877; Annie, Nov 1879; Elsie, Jan 1890. His occupation is hat finisher. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

7. Residence: 241 Wunder St., Reading, PA on 6 Aug 1906 in Reading, Berks, PA. 5

8. Residence: Reading City Directory: Beicher Elsie R., opr., h 1815 Perk. Av; Beicher Harry R., laborer, h 241 Wunder; Beicher Henry E., hatter, h 133 S 10th in 1909 in Reading, Berks, PA. 16

9. Census in 1910 in Reading, Berks, PA. 1 The 1910 census recorded at 347 5th Street: Henry Becker [Beicher], keeper boarding house, 59, married for 1 year to wife Catherine, 54. It was the second marriage for both. Catharine had given birth to 0 children in her life. Living with them was Henry's sister, Lizzie Gehris [nee Bicher], dressmaker, widow, 62. She had birthed no children.

10. Residence: 241 Wunder Street, Reading, PA in 1912 in Reading, Berks, PA. 17

11. Residence: Reading City Directory: Beicher, Eva M., wid Harry R., h 1105 Spruce; Beicher, Henry E., hatter, h 133 S 10th in 1913 in Reading, Berks, PA. 18

12. Residence: on 18 Mar 1915 in Reading, Berks, PA. 6

13. Census in 1920 in Reading, Berks, PA. 19 The 1920 census recorded Henry E. Beicher, 64, widowed, living with his daughter Elsie R. Mock, 29; and her son C. Vernon Mock, 6.

14. Census in 1930 in Reading, Berks, PA. 20 The 1930 Census recorded Henry Beicher, 74, living with his daughter, Elsie Mock, 40, and her son Vernon B. Mock, 16. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

15. Residence: in 1935 in Reading, Berks, PA. 21 Boyd's Reading (Berks County, PA.) City Directory, 1935, page 110:

Beicher, Emily S. slswn r1440 Church
Beicher, Harry S. (Edith E.) slsmn h520 N. Front
Beicher, Henry E. r1104 Franklin
Beicher, J. Henry (Margt) slsmn r520 N Front

16. Residence: in Dec 1939 in Reading, Berks, PA. 22

17. Census in 1940 in Reading, Berks, PA. 23 The 1940 census recorded owning a $1500 home at 1104 Franklin Street: Henry Biecher, 84, widowed, living with his daughter, Elsie R. Mock, examiner in underwear mill, 50, and his grandson, Vernon C. Mock, pickout in hosiery mill, 26. They were all born in Pennsylvania and lived in the same place in 1935.

18. Residence: in 1944 in Reading, Berks, PA. 24 Beicher, Henry E. 1104 Franklin, Reading

19. Cause of Death: arteriosclerosis, many years, 16 Jul 1945, Reading, Berks, PA. 3

20. Occupation: retired hatter on 16 Jul 1945 in Reading, Berks, PA. 3

21. Residence: 1104 Franklin St., Reading, PA on 16 Jul 1945 in Reading, Berks, PA. 3


Henry married Angeline E. Bucher, daughter of Reuben Bucher and Catherine Kegereis. (Angeline E. Bucher was born on 16 Oct 1855 in West Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA,10 25 26 27 died on 6 Aug 1906 in Reading, Berks, PA 14 26 27 28 and was buried on 10 Aug 1906 in Adamstown: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 26 27.)


Henry next married Catherine about 1909 in Reading, Berks, PA.1 (Catherine was born about 1856 in , , PA 1.)


Sources


1 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Year: 1910; Census Place: Reading Ward 1, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1313; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0047; FHL microfilm: 1375326.

2 Pennsylvania Department of Health, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Indices</i> (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), Death Certificate 58082. Henry E. Biecher.

3 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 58082. Henry E. Biecher. Father William Beicher. Mother Sarah Esthernach. Spouse Angeline E. Bucher.

4 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=138106754.

5 <i>Reading Times (Reading, PA)</i> (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 7 Aug 1906, page 5. Obituary of Angeline Beicher.

6 <i>The News-Journal (Lancaster, PA)</i>, 24 Mar 1915, page 3. Obituary of Mrs. Sallie Bicher.

7 FamilySearch.org, "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940," https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VFM4-8HL William E. Loose and Annie Bercher, 14 Apr 1906; citing Marriage, , Berks, Pennsylvania.

8 <i>Reading Times (Reading, PA)</i> (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 8 Apr 1909, page 5. Obituary of Mrs. William E. Loose.

9 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Adamstown Boro, Roll 1124, Page 6.

10 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Reading Ward 10, Roll 1378 Book 2, Page 277.

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 16767. Harry Beicher.

12 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Adamstown Boro, Roll 1355, Page 341.

13 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255140; National Archives Film T9-1140; Page 64B.

14 <i>Reading Eagle (Reading, PA)</i> (Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania.), Obituary of Harry R. Beicher, Reading Eagle newspaper, 6 Feb 1912, page 1.

15 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.

16 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1909, Reading, PA. Printed page 137. Online image 71.

17 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: 16767. Harry Beicher.

18 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1913, Reading, PA. Printed page 157. Online image 84.

19 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Year: 1920; Census Place: Reading Ward 3, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1536; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 62; Image: 949.

20 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, Year: 1930; Census Place: Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2001; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 11; Image: 90.0; FHL microfilm: 2341735.

21 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, Boyd's Reading (Berks County, PA.) City Directory, 1935, page 110. Listings for Beicher.

22 <i>Reading Times (Reading, PA)</i> (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 6 Dec 1939, page 11. Obituary of Kate Bicher.

23 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQWJ-KLQ Henry Biecher, Ward 3, Reading, Reading City, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 70-12, sheet 4B, line 51, family 112.

24 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, Boyd's Reading (Berks County, PA.) City Directory, 1944, page 74. Listing for Beicher, Henry E.

25 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, West Cocalico Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1123 Page: 894.

26 <i>Reading Times (Reading, PA)</i> (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 10 Aug 1906, page 3. Death notice for Angelina Beicher.

27 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=138107616.

28 Pennsylvania Department of Health, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Indices</i> (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/public_records/20686 .), Death Certificate 77909. Angeline Biecher. d. 6 Aug 1906, Reading, Pa.



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