Jacob Bucher
(1761-1842)
Catherine Rub
(1766-1838)
Samuel Mellinger
(1764-1830)
Catharina Spath
(1776-1848)
Samuel Bucher
(1793-1861)
Maria Mellinger
(1799-1871)
John Bucher
(1836-1898)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Catherine Shirk

John Bucher 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 17 Dec 1836, East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Catherine Shirk
  • Died: 16 Jul 1898 at age 61 3 4
  • Buried: Denver: Fairview (Bucher) Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 3 4

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He has conflicting birth information of Abt 1837 and , , PA. 5

2. 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.

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 1880 in East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 5 John Bucher, 43, farmer, was living with wife Catherine, 46. Also in the home is Lemon Bucher, 15, laborer, identified as nephew; and Sallie Shirk, 5, niece. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.


John married Catherine Shirk. (Catherine Shirk was born on 9 Oct 1833 in , , PA,4 5 died on 9 Feb 1890 4 and was buried in Denver: Fairview (Bucher) Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 4.)


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>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=30227386.

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

5 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255140; National Archives Film T9-1140; Page 55D.

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.



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