Dr. Benedict Bucher Sr.
(1722-1787)
Maria
Henry Mohler Jr.
(1727-1774)
Elizabeth Landis
(1731-1804)
Dr. Benedict Bucher Jr.
(1759-1830)
Susanna Mohler
(1764-1827)
Maria Bucher
(1805-1885)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Michael Snyder

Maria Bucher 3 4 5

  • Born: 15 Jan 1805, Rexmont, Lebanon, PA 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Michael Snyder in Sep 1830 in Lebanon: Tabor First Reformed Church, Lebanon, PA 1 2
  • Died: 1885, , Lebanon, PA at age 80 4

   Another name for Maria was Mary Bucher.1 2

   FamilySearch ID: L7NK-3TH.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of 15 Dec 1804 and Rexmont, Lebanon, PA. 6

2. Census in 1850 in S. Lebanon Twp., Lebanon, PA. 7 The 1850 South Lebanon Census lists a number of Bucher families, some living in close proximity.

On page 81 we first find Henry Bucher, age 52, farmer, real estate valued at $7000, living with wife Elizabeth, 45; Mary Ann, 20; Catherine, 18; Benedict, 16, farmer; Levina, 16; and Henry,14. All were born in Pennsylvania. Henry's neighbor preceding him is Peter Smith, 49, with his wife Margaret, 42, but the following neighbor is another Bucher.

On page 81 next is John Bucher, 67, occupation "none", real estate valued at $2500, living with a probable son, Ezra, 32, farmer, real estate valued at $2500. With him is Elizabeth, 35; John H., 10; Cyrus, 5; Christian S., 11 months old when the census was recorded on 8 Aug 1850. Also with them are others who aren't Bucher: George Schron, 21, laborer; Lidia Zellar, 16; and Catherine Zellar, 9. Everyone is born in Pennsylvania.

The next household is George Yeagley, weaver, 48, wife Elizabeth, 46, and their family; followed by George Hefs, blacksmith, 27, wife Rebecca, 26; and their family. Also in that home was Joseph Dohner, 25, related to the Dohners who married several Buchers.

The next household is Michael Snyder, laborer, 45; wife Mary [nee Bucher, sister of Henry above], 45; and children Henry, 19; Susan 18; Mary, 16; Israel, 11; Leah, 8; and Jonah, 5.

Next is Jacob Bucher, 43, farmer, real estate valued at $8000, is living with wife Francis, 38; Christian, 17, farmer; Nancy, 15; Jacob, 13; Susanna, 11; and daughter Francis, 7; George, 5; Elizabeth, 1; and a Susan Bucher, 48. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

Living next is John Greglow, 52, with wife Mary; Jacob Dohner, 35, with wife Elizabeth, 35; and John Dohner, 63.


Maria married Michael Snyder in Sep 1830 in Lebanon: Tabor First Reformed Church, Lebanon, PA.1 2 (Michael Snyder was born on 14 Dec 1804,8 died on 15 Jun 1882 in , Lebanon, PA 8 and was buried in Rexmont: Bucher Meeting House Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 8.)


Sources


1 Irish, Donna R., Pennsylvania German Marriages: Marriages and Marriage Evidence in Pennsylvania German Churches (Baltimore : Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982. Description: 817 p.), Page 274.

2 Tabor Reformed Church, Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, Page 220.

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

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

5 Meginness, John F., Biographical Annals Of Lancaster County, Pa: Containing Biographical And Genealogical Sketches Of Prominent And Representative Citizens And Many Of The Early Settlers (J. H. BEERS and CO., 1903. Online at: https://books.google.com/books?id=HM4xAQAAMAAJ), Page 1023.

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

7 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, South Lebanon Township, M432 Roll: 791 Page: 81.

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



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