Jacob Bucher
(1761-1842)
Catherine Rub
(1766-1838)
Samuel Bucher
(1793-1861)
Elizabeth Lied
(1800-1832)
Jesse Bucher
(1825-1893)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Polly Weinhold

Jesse Bucher 1 2 3

  • Born: 10 Mar 1825, West Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Polly Weinhold
  • Died: 15 Oct 1893, , Lancaster, PA at age 68 3
  • Buried: Denver: Fairview (Bucher) Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 4 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. 2 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. Residence: in 1869 in Union Station, Lancaster, PA. 5 Listed in the 1869 Directory of Lancaster county:

Brecknock Township
Bicher Jacob, rake manuf., Muddy Creek

Cocalico East
Bucher Jesse, farmer, Union Station
Bucher John, miller, Union Station
Bucher Monroe, grist mill, Reamstown
Bucher Mrs., widow Saml, Reamstown
Bucher Samuel, farmer, Union Station

Cocalico West
Bucher Jacob, laborer, Union Station

4. Census in 1870 in East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 6 The 1870 census recorded 3 related Bucher families as neighbors.

Jesse Bucher, farmer, 45, was living with wife Polly, 41; nephew Alfred Bucher, farm laborer, 14, and servant Harriet Stettel, 19. Jesse had no real estate and his personal estate was worth $1,000. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

The next neighbor is black smith William Wolfskill, 46, then the next neighbor..

John Bucher, farmer, 33, was living with wife Catharine, 36. Also with them: Mary Bucher, 71. John's real estate was worth $3,000 and personal estate $300. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

Next door is Samuel Bucher, farmer, 42; wife Susanna, 37; Amanda, 15; Rebeccah, 11; and Henry, 8. Samuel's real estate was worth $1,500 and personal estate $300. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Reamstown.

The next neighbor is black smith William Wolfskill, 46, then the next neighbor..

John Bucher, famer, 33, was living with wife Catharine, 36. Also with them: Mary Bucher, 71. John's real estate was worth $3,000 and personal estate $300. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

Next door is Samuel Bucher, farmer, 42; wife Susanna, 37; Amanda, 15; Rebeccah, 11; and Henry, 8. Samuel's real estate was worth $1,500 and personal estate $300. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Reamstown.

5. Census in 1880 in West Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 7 The 1880 census recorded Jesse Bucher, 55, living with wife Mary, 51. They are their parents were born in Pennsylvania.


Jesse married Polly Weinhold. (Polly Weinhold was born on 20 Mar 1829 in , , PA,2 8 died on 2 Apr 1907 in , Lancaster, PA 8 and was buried in Denver: Fairview (Bucher) Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 8.)


Sources


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

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

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=30227385.

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

5 <i>Directory of Lancaster County Embracing a Full List of all the Adult Males and Heads of Families, 1869-70</i> (Barnes & Pearsol, Lancaster, PA. 1869.), Pages 155, 178.

6 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, East Cocalico Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1355 Page: 329.

7 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: West Cocalico, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1140; Family History Film: 1255140; Page: 81C; Enumeration District: 107; Image: 0164.

8 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=30227396.



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