Jacob Bucher
(1761-1842)
Catherine Rub
(1766-1838)
Samuel Bucher
(1793-1861)
Elizabeth Lied
(1800-1832)
Samuel L. Bucher
(1827-1906)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Susanna Hacker

Samuel L. Bucher 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 11 Apr 1827, East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Susanna Hacker
  • Died: 22 Feb 1906 at age 78 4
  • Buried: Denver: Fairview (Bucher) Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 4

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 2 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 East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 5 The 1860 Census in East Cocalico Township lists three Buchers on three adjoining pages.

Jacob Bucher, farmer, 37, was living with wife Mary, 37; Jacob, 5; and Mary, 8 months old when the census was recorded on 16 Jun 1860. Jacob was wealthy with a farm worth $10,000 and possessions worth $1,200. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

Samuel Bucher, saw miller, 29, was living with wife Susana, 26; Samuel, 7; Amanda, 5; and Alfred, 4. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. He owned no real estate and his possessions were worth $300.

The father of Jacob and Samuel above, Samuel Bucher, farmer, 66, was living with Mary, 62; Sarah, 20; and Elizabeth, 16. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. His real estate is worth $15,000 and possessions $1,000.

3. Residence: in 1869 in Union Station, Lancaster, PA. 6 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. 7 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 1900 in East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 3 Samuel Bucher, farmer, 73, born Apr 1827, was married for 47 years to wife Susanna, 66, Jul 1833. She had birthed 5 children, all alive in 1900.

Next door is Harriet Bucher, 56, widow, May 1844, who had birthed 7 children, 5 alive in 1900. With her is son Abraham, 32, May 1868.


Samuel married Susanna Hacker, daughter of John Hacker and Rebecca Bucher. (Susanna Hacker was born on 6 Jul 1833 in , , PA,3 5 8 died on 1 Feb 1905 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>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, East Cocalico Township, Series: M432 Roll: 789 Page: 337.

3 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, East Cocalico Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1423 Page: 298.

4 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=30227400.

5 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, East Cocalico Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1124 Page: 265-267.

6 <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.

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

8 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=30227403.



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