Michael Shaak
Phillip Shaak
(1765-1855)
Magdalena Andreas
Elizabeth Shaak
(1805-1883)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Henry Bucher Sr.

Elizabeth Shaak 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 19 May 1805, , , PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Henry Bucher Sr. on 18 Mar 1828 in Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA 1
  • Died: 20 Jan 1883, , Lebanon, PA at age 77 2
  • Buried: Rexmont: Bucher Meeting House Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 2

   Other names for Elizabeth were Elizabeth Schaak 1 6 and Elizabeth Schoak.7

   FamilySearch ID: MRRK-J29.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in S. Lebanon Twp., Lebanon, PA. 8 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.

2. Census in 1860 in S. Lebanon Twp., Lebanon, PA. 3 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, and 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 households are listed on page 81 as George Yeagley, 48, weaver; George Hefs, 27, blacksmith; Michael Snyder, 48, laborer, then more Buchers.

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; and Jacob Dohner, 35, with wife Elizabeth, 35.

3. Census in 1870 in S. Lebanon Twp., Lebanon, PA. 9 In 1870 in South Lebanon Township, Henry Bucher Sr. and Henry Jr. were living side by side, as neighbors to other Bucher families.

Henry Sr., 72, retired farmer, was with wife Elizabeth, 65; and daughter Lavina, 36. His real estate is worth $4,000 and possessions $600.

Henry Jr., farmer, 34, was with wife Catherine, 24; Monroe, 5; Henry J., 3; Solomon, 2; and Aaron, 4 months, born in April. His real estate was worth $300 and possessions $500.

Also on the page are the households of in-laws Jacob Dohner and Henry Dohner, followed by these Bucher families:

Jacob Bucher Jr., farmer, 32, was with wife Veronica, 30; Horst, 8; Susan, 6; Veronica, 5; Caleb, 4; and Jacob, 1. Also in the home was domestic servant Mary Robbold, 13; and farm laborers Peter Wise, 62; Israel Snyder, 30; and Nathan Lineaweaver, 21. Jacob's home is worth $15,000 and possessions $2,200.

Ezra Bucher, retired farmer, 56, is with wife Elizabeth, 54; and son Christian, farm laborer, 21. His real estate is worth $26,000 and possessions worth $1,000.

John Bucher, farmer, 31, is with wife Rebecca, 24; Samuel, 6; John, 3; and Annie, 10 months, born in Oct. Kate Binner, domestic servant, 15, lived with them. John has no real estate value and his possessions are worth $2,200.

Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Cornwall.


Elizabeth married Henry Bucher Sr., son of Dr. Benedict Bucher Jr. and Susanna Mohler, on 18 Mar 1828 in Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA.1 (Henry Bucher Sr. was born on 6 Feb 1798 in Rexmont, Lebanon, PA,2 3 4 10 11 died on 28 Jan 1872 in S. Lebanon Twp., Lebanon, PA 2 5 12 and was buried in Rexmont: Bucher Meeting House Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 2.)


Sources


1 Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania (Church records available from Lebanon County Historical Society and also by renting these microfilms from the Catalog at FamilySearch.org: Film 933974 Births/Christenings 1763-1876, computer printout. Film 1434022 Baptismal Registers and Burial Records, 1773-1876, typewritten transcription. Film 1033984 Marriages 1794-1876, typewritten transcription. Film 1434022 has been transcribed onto the FamilySearch.org site and can be searched online by entering the Film # into the search form.).

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

3 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, South Lebanon Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1129 Page: 714.

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 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.

6 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 7 Dec 1909, obituary of Dr. Benedict Dallas Bucher.

7 Biographical Annals of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens and of many of the early settled families. (1904. Chicago. J.H. Beers & Co.), Page 93.

8 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, South Lebanon Township, M432 Roll: 791 Page: 81.

9 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, South Lebanon Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1361 Page: 394.

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 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.

12 Heilman, Robert A., Marriage and Death Notices transcribed from the pages of the Lebanon Valley Standard (1504E Pointer Ridge Place, Bowie, MD 20716: Heritage Books, 1995), Page 13.



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