Michael Henry Valentine
Magdalena Stiegel
(1775-)
Mary Valentine
(1803-1889)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Dr. Christian Bucher

Mary Valentine 1 2 3

  • Born: 16 Oct 1803, , , PA 3 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Dr. Christian Bucher
  • Died: 22 Apr 1889, , Lebanon, PA at age 85 3 4
  • Buried: Schaefferstown: St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA 3 4

   Another name for Mary was Maria Valentine.4 5 6

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Schaefferstown, Lebanon, PA. 2 Christian Bucher, 54, physician, is living with wife Mary, 47; Samuel, physician, 23; Susan, 20; Isaac, laborer, 17; Mary, 16, and Elizabeth, 4. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Christian's house is valued at $3,000.

2. Census in 1860 in Schaefferstown, Lebanon, PA. 5 Christian Bucher, physician, 64, was living with wife Mary, 56; Alfred, merchant, 29; Isaac, physician, 28; Elizabeth, 14; and Ellen Valentine, 10. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Christian's real estate was worth $5850 and personal estate $300. Alfred's personal estate was 20,000. The post office was Myerstown.

3. Census in 1870 in Heidelberg Twp., Lebanon, PA. 7 Isaac Bucher, 38, physician, is living with wife Mary, 35; John C., 7; Hannah E., 5; and John B. Hiester, 72. Living next door by herself is Mary Bucher, age 66, presumed to be Isaac's mother Mary. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

4. Census in 1880 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 8 The 1880 census recorded Mary Bucher, 76, living with her son-in-law, J. L. Rockey, 36, and her daughter Libbie E. Rockey, 34. The ladies and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. J. L. was born in Illinois and his parents in Pennsylvania.

5. Will B-329. Probated 9 May 1889 Vol. G pg 327. Executor I. Reily Bucher. On 9 May 1889 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 9


Mary married Dr. Christian Bucher, son of Dr. Benedict Bucher Jr. and Susanna Mohler. (Dr. Christian Bucher was born on 10 Apr 1796 in Rexmont, Lebanon, PA,2 5 6 10 11 died on 22 Dec 1860 in Schaefferstown, Lebanon, PA 4 6 11 12 and was buried in Schaefferstown: St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA 4 11.)


Sources


1 Egle, William Henry, 1830-1901, <i>History of the Counties of Dauphin and Lebanon in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania : Geographical and Genealogical</i> (Philadelphia : Everts & Peck, 1883
360 p., 63 p. of plates : ill., maps), Page 236.

2 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Schaefferstown, Series: M432 Roll: 791 Page: 25.

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37039327.

4 Gladys Bucher Sowers, The Bucher Family, 1681-1997 (1997. Gladys Bucher Sowers, 1410 Cornwall Road, Lebanon, PA 17042, 78 pp.), Tree Page 3.

5 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Schaefferstown, Series: M653 Roll: 1129 Page: 619.

6 Fox, Cyrus T, <i>Reading and Berks County, Pennsylvania, a history</i> (New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., 1925, 1315 pgs.), Vol. 2, Page 82.

7 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Heidelberg Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1361 Page: 107.

8 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWNS-P8C Libbie E. Rockey in entry for Mary Bucher, 1880.

9 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, Probate Records, 1683-1994</i> (Images of court probate book pages online at https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1999196 .), Estate index 1813-1935 A-K, page 162, online image 111 of 388 at https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-28757-40803-92?cc=1999196&wc=M99F-H8L:n1805015856.

10 Gladys Bucher Sowers, The Bucher Family, 1681-1997 (1997. Gladys Bucher Sowers, 1410 Cornwall Road, Lebanon, PA 17042, 78 pp.), Tree Page 1.

11 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=32271136.

12 Egle, William Henry, 1830-1901, <i>History of the Counties of Dauphin and Lebanon in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania : Geographical and Genealogical</i> (Philadelphia : Everts & Peck, 1883
360 p., 63 p. of plates : ill., maps), Page 237.



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