Jacob Bucher
(1761-1842)
Catherine Rub
(1766-1838)
Samuel Bucher
(1793-1861)
Elizabeth Lied
(1800-1832)
Reuben Bucher
(1820-1893)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Catherine Flickinger

2. Catherine Kegereis

Reuben Bucher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

  • Born: 4 Nov 1820, West Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA 3 4 6 7 8
  • Marriage (1): Catherine Flickinger on 7 Nov 1844 in Lancaster: Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA 1
  • Marriage (2): Catherine Kegereis
  • Died: 17 Aug 1893, Adamstown, Lancaster, PA at age 72 6 7 8
  • Buried: Denver: Fairview (Bucher) Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 6 8

   Another name for Reuben was Ruben Bucher.10

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 11 The 1850 Census in East Cocalico Township lists Samuel Bucher, farmer, 56, living with wife Mary, 50; Jesse, 24; Catherine, 21; John, 14; Sarah, 10; and Elizabeth, 6. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Samuel is wealthy; his farm is worth $20,000.

On the same census page a few lines later is the household of Samuel's son Reuben Bucher, farmer, 29 with his wife Catharine, 27; Henry, 1; brothers Jacob Bucher, 28 and Samuel, 22, and Elizabeth Lead, 20. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1860 in West Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 4 The 1860 census recorded related Bucher families as neighbors. Everyone is born in Pennsylvania:

Jesse Bucher, age 35, occupation "store & tavern", owns real estate valued at $3,500 and personal possessions at $305. Living with him is wife Polly, 31 and Samuel Bucher, 7, who must be Jesse's nephew of brother Samuel H. since Jesse's wife never birthed any children according to her 1900 census record. Also with them are non-family members: Joseph Landis, 18; Jacob Frymyer, 27; and Harriet Stettler, 9.

Next door is Elizabeth, 25, married to Samuel Kurtz, 35, and daughter Sarah, 7 months. [Note: Could this Elizabeth be Jesse and Reuben's sister, daughter of Samuel born 1793?]

Next to them is Rueben Bucher, 40, farmer, who is wealthy: $11,000 in real estate and $1,240 in possessions. In his home are Catherine, 35; Henry, 10; Caroline, 7; Angeline, 4; Mary, 1. Also living with them: George Wilter, 30, hired help, and Sarah Deahl, 13, servant.

Next door is Elizabeth, 25, married to Samuel Kurtz, 35, and daughter Sarah, 7 months. Could this Elizabeth be Jesse and Reuben's sister, daughter of Samuel born 1793?

Next to them is Rueben Bucher, 40, farmer, who is wealthy: $11,000 in real estate and $1,240 in possessions. In his home are Catherine, 35; Henry, 10; Caroline, 7; Angeline, 4; Mary, 1. George Wilter, 30, hired help, and Sarah Deahl, 13, are also in the household.

3. Census in 1870 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 10 The 1870 Census in Adamstown borough lists Ruben Bucher, innkeeper, 49, living with wife Catherine, 46; Henry, 20, occupation hatter; Caroline, 16; Angeline, 16; Mary, 11; Bentz, 9; Clayton, 6; and Ruben, 4. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office is Reamstown.

4. Census in 1880 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 3 The 1880 census recorded two Bucher families living as neighbors in Adamstown.

Henry Bucher, 30, was living with wife Sallie, 26; Willie, 4; Ammon, 2; and Carrie, 6 months. Henry's occupation is "works in hat factory." Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

Next door was Henry's father. Reuben Bucher, 59, widowed, was living with his daughter and sons: Mary, 21; Bans [Bens aka Benedict], 19; Clayton, 16; Reuben, 15; and William, 9. Everyone except William has an occupation: "works in hat factory". Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.


Reuben married Catherine Flickinger, daughter of Samuel Flickinger and Anna Bomberger, on 7 Nov 1844 in Lancaster: Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA.1 (Catherine Flickinger was born on 9 Feb 1828 in , Lancaster, PA,6 7 12 died on 14 Oct 1847 in , Lancaster, PA 6 7 12 and was buried in Denver: Fairview (Bucher) Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 12.)


Reuben next married Catherine Kegereis, daughter of Henry Kegereis and Maria. (Catherine Kegereis was born on 29 Jun 1824 in , , PA,4 7 12 13 died on 15 Oct 1879 in , Lancaster, PA 6 7 12 13 and was buried in Denver: Fairview (Bucher) Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 6 12 13.)


Sources


1 <i>Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania</i>, p. 150.

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

4 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, West Cocalico Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1123 Page: 894.

5 <i>Swamp Lutheran Church, Reinholds, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania</i>.

6 Harmon, Dr. Shirley A, <i>Cemetery Records of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania</i> (Closson Press, 257 Delilah St Apollo PA, 15613-1933. (724) 337-4482.), Volume 5, page 141.

7 <i>The Flickinger Family History : including the Flickinger families in the United States of America, Andreas, Joseph, Johannes, Peter, Ulrick Flickinger, colonists, and a dozen later arrivals : records and tributes</i> (Des Moines, Iowa: Success Composition and Print. Co., 1927, 954 pgs. Copy on Heritage Quest.), Page 548-551.

8 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=30227397.

9 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 36749. Henry K. Bucher. Father Reuben Bucher. Mother ___ Kegerise.

10 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Adamstown Borough, Series: M593 Roll: 1355 Page: 343.

11 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, East Cocalico Township, Series: M432 Roll: 789 Page: 337.

12 <i>Fairview Cemetery (AKA Bucher Cemetery), Denver, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania</i> (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lnoll/library/LibCemDenverFairview.htm).

13 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=30227365.



Table of Contents | Surnames | Name List

This Website was Created 27 May 2020 with Legacy 9.0 from MyHeritage; content copyright and maintained by treeinfo@searchtrees.com