Jacob Bicher
(1818-1878)
Sarah Reider
(1824-1887)
Harrison Seibert
(1841-1906)
Catherine Felker
(1847-1924)
Benjamin Beicher
(1864-1944)
Elizabeth F. Seibert
(1869-1945)
Gertrude Seibert Beicher
(1890-1953)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Walter Jacob Flocken

Gertrude Seibert Beicher 4 5 6

  • Born: 12 Oct 1890, , Lebanon, PA 2 5 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Walter Jacob Flocken on 5 Jun 1909 in , Lebanon, PA 1 2 3
  • Died: 14 Apr 1953, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA at age 62 5 6 8
  • Buried: 18 Apr 1953, Lebanon: Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 5 6

   Another name for Gertrude was Gertie Seibert Bicher.3 7 8

   FamilySearch ID: 9C6N-PD1.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 7 Benjamin Bicher, born Sep 1863, age 36, is listed as head of the household that included his wife, Lizzie F. (born Jun 1868); daughter Gertie S. (Oct 1890); and son Blaine S. (Dec 1893). They had been married 10 years and gave birth to three children, two of whom were living in 1900. His occupation is furnace man.

2. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News: Joined in Wedlock - Flocken - Bicher, 14 Jun 1909, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 3 Miss Gertie Bicher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Bicher, and Walter J. Flocken, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Flocken, both of this city, were privately wedded on Saturday evening at 7:45 o'clock, by Rev. H. E. Miller, pastor of Salem U. B. church, at the parsonage.

3. Census in 1910 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 9 In the 1910 Census at 510 North 10th Street was recorded the home's owner, Benjamin Biecher, labeler in a box factory, 45, who was married for 20 years and living with wife Lizzie F., 40. She had birthed 3 children, 2 were still alive in 1910. Living in the same house was Walter J. Flucken, 25, and his wife Gertie S., 19, and their daughter Pauline E., 4 months old. Next door is Lizzie's brother, iron worker Daniel B. Seibert, 67, and his second wife, Charlotte, 67. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Census in 1920 in North Lebanon Twp., Lebanon, PA. 10 The 1920 census Walter J. Flocken, laborer in steel works, 36, living with wife Gertie S., 29; Pauline E., 10; Leroy W., 8; Victor H., 6; Ethel L., 3 years 8 months, and Eveyln M., 2 months old when the census was recorded 7 Jan 1920. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Census in 1930 in North Lebanon Twp., Lebanon, PA. 11 The 1930 census recorded Walter J. Flocken, 44, coremaker in foundary, living with wife Gertrude, 39; Leroy W., laborer in shoe factory, 18; Victor H., laborer in shoe factory, 16; Ethel L., 14; Evelyn M., 11; and Richard F., 8. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

6. Census in 1940 in North Lebanon Twp., Lebanon, PA. 12 The 1940 census recorded Walter Flocken, 55, core maker in steel foundary, living with wife Gertrude, 49; Leroy, 28, and Victor, 26, who both worked in a shoe factory; and Richard, 17, stock boy for clothing manufacturing co. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

7. Cause of Death: Gertie died at Lebanon Sanatorium Hospital from diabetes, 14 Apr 1953, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 6

8. Obituary: Lebanon Daily News on 14 Apr 1953 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 8 Mrs. Gertie Siebert Flocken (nee Bicher), wife of Walter J. Flocken, 23 Mifflin Street, died this morning in the Lebanon Sanatorium, of complications, following an illness for the past several years. She was sixty-two. She was a member of Bethany Evangelical United Brethren Church. In addition to her husband, she is survived by six children: Pauline, wife of John Redfield, Lakeside Drive, Bridgeton, N.J.; LeRoy and Victor, at home; Ethel, wife of Jacob Funk, Cleona; Eveylyn, wife of William Maransky, Lebanon; and Richard of Lebanon R.D. 20; seven grandchildren and a brother, Blaine Bicher, of Lebanon.

9. Residence: 23 Mifflin St., Lebanon, PA on 14 Apr 1953 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 6


Gertrude married Walter Jacob Flocken, son of Frank L. Flocken and Lovina S. Long, on 5 Jun 1909 in , Lebanon, PA.1 2 3 (Walter Jacob Flocken was born on 28 Nov 1884 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA,2 9 13 14 15 died on 9 Oct 1954 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 13 15 16 and was buried on 13 Oct 1954 in Lebanon: Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 13 15.)


Sources


1 Lebanon County Courthouse.

2 Rev. J. G. Francis (1870-1958) author, editor Betty M. Light, History and Genealogy of Early Pioneer Families of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania (Apollo, PA Closson Press 1990), Page 174.

3 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 14 Jul 1909, page 3. Flocken - Bicher.

4 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), April 14, 1953. Page 4. Obituary of Gertie Seibert Bicher Flocken.

5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=45389124.

6 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 35075. Gertie Seibert Flocken. Father Benjamin Bicher. Mother Lizzie Seibert.

7 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Lebanon City Ward 3, Page 215.

8 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 14 Apr 1953, obituary of Gertie Siebert Bicher Flocken.

9 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Lebanon city, Ward 7, Series: T624 Roll: 1362 Page: 253.

10 1920 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFYZ-X1R Walter J Flocken Lebanon PA.

11 1930 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHQX-X8T Walter J Flocken North Lebanon Township Lebanon PA.

12 1940 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQH1-YTC Walter Flocken North Lebanon Township Lebanon PA.

13 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=45389125.

14 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M33P-4X6 Frank Flocken, North Lebanon Township, East Election District, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 19A, family 378.

15 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 84187. Walter J. Flocken. Father Frank Flocken. Mother Lavina Long.

16 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 11 Oct 1954, page 14. Obituary of Walter J. Flocken.



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