Johann Peter Echternach
(1735-1806)
Anna Elizabetha Rodenbach
(1741-1810)
Andreas Echternacht
(1770-1833)
Rebecca Willenbruch
(1789-1875)
Sallie Echternacht
(1823-1915)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. William Bicher

Sallie Echternacht 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 11 Dec 1823, , Lancaster, PA 2 9 10 11 12
  • Christened: 14 Nov 1824, East Cocalico Twp.: Muddy Creek Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA 13
  • Marriage (1): William Bicher
  • Died: 18 Mar 1915, Adamstown, Lancaster, PA at age 91 2
  • Buried: 24 Mar 1915, Adamstown: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 2 4

   Another name for Sallie was Sarah Echternacht.13

  General Notes:

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  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of Her baptism record at Muddy Creek Church has 14 Dec 1823 birth date. And 14 Dec 1823. 13

2. Census in 1850 in East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 14 William Bicher, age 28, laborer, appears in East Cocalico Township in the 1850 Census living with his wife, Sarah, 26; Elizabeth, 2; Catherine, 1; and mother, Catherine, 60. All were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1880 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 9

4. Census in 1900 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 12 The 1900 census in Adamstown recorded Sarah Bicher, 76, born Dec 1823, widow, who had given birth to 6 children, 5 still living in 1900. With her is daughter Kate, cigar maker, 50, born Jul 1849. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Census in 1900 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 10 Sarah Bicher is the head of a household in the 1900 Census in Adamstown, which reports she was born in Dec 1823 and is 76 years old and widowed. The record says she gave birth to six children, five were still living in 1900. One of them, Kate, age 50 born in July 1849 and single, was living with Sarah and was employed as a cigar maker. An adjacent household in the census is likely her son: Henry Bicher, born Aug 1849, and his wife Sarah born Aug 1853 and their children. Sarah and her mother and father were all born in Pennsylvania.

6. Sallie's husband William's burial is recorded at the same church that Sallie's mother Elizabeth attended. In 1899 in Reamstown: Salem Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA. 3

7. She has conflicting death information of Her tombstone death date is 18 Mar 1905 and her death certificate 19 Mar 1905, 19 Mar 1905 and Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 4

8. Residence: 1909 Lancaster City Directory for Adamstown: Bicher Sallie (wid Wm) res s s Main 7 e mill. In 1909 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 15

9. Census in 1910 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 11 Living on Main Street in Adamstown in 1910 is Sallie Bicher, 86, widow who gave birth to 6 children, 5 still living, and she is with her daughter, Kate, 60.

10. Cause of Death: gastro enteritis, 19 Mar 1915, Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 4

11. Obituary: Lancaster News-Journal: obituary of Sallie Bicher on 24 Mar 1915 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 16 -----
Adamstown Woman Aged 91 Years Dead.
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Mrs. Sallie Bicher, the oldest resident of Adamstown, died at her late home on last Thursday night from the infirmities of old age, being in her 92 year of her age. She was the widow of the late Henry Bicher, who died several years ago. Before her marriage she was a Miss Sallie Echternock, of Adamstown.
The following children survive: Mrs. Lizzie Gehris, of Reading; Miss Katie Bicher, of Adamstown, Henry Bicher, of Reading; Mrs. Henry Bucher and Mrs. Franklin Poldren, both of Adamstown.


Sallie married William Bicher, son of John Bicher and Catharina Schnader. (William Bicher was born on 26 Jul 1821 in , Lancaster, PA,3 9 17 18 died on 9 Jan 1899 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA 18 19 and was buried in Adamstown: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 18.)


Sources


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

2 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=97819117.

3 <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: 586. Online at Ancestry.com Image 420 of 567. Death record of William Bicher at Salem Lutheran Church, Reamstown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

4 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 20878, Sallie Echternacht Bicher, father Andrew Echternach, mother Rebecca Willenbruch.

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

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.), Death Certificate 99688. Sarah E. Bicher. Father William Bicher. Mother Sallie Echternacht.

7 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 110663. Kate E. Bicker [misprint]. Father William Bicher. Mother Sallie Echternacht. Informant A. R. Kratzer.

8 "The Evangelical Messenger (New Berlin, PA)" (Online at Allen County Public Library at https://www.genealogycenter.info/), 30 Dec 1884, page 410. Obituary of Rebecca Bicher.

9 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255140; National Archives Film T9-1140; Page 63C.

10 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Adamstown Borough, Page 288.

11 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Adamstown Township, Series: T624 Roll: 1352 Page: 197.

12 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Adamstown Borough, Series: T623 Roll: 1423 Page: 288.

13 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013</i>, Muddy Creek Lutheran Church baptisms, printed page 103, online image 7251. Indexed incorrectly as PA > Adams> Gettysburg Theological Seminary [repository of Muddy Creek records]. Sarah Echterbach, parents Andrew and Rebecca.

14 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, East Cocalico Township, Roll 789 Book 1, Page 343.

15 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, R. L. Polk & Co.s 1909 Lancaster City Directory. Adamstown residents, printed page 164, online image 78 of 337.

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

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

18 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=97690979.

19 <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: 586. Online at Ancestry.com Image 420 of 567. Death record of William Beecher.



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