Jacob Bucher
(1761-1842)
Catherine Rub
(1766-1838)
Samuel Mellinger
(1764-1830)
Catharina Spath
(1776-1848)
Samuel Bucher
(1793-1861)
Maria Mellinger
(1799-1871)
Elizabeth Bucher
(1844-1908)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Jacob H. Wenger

Elizabeth Bucher 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 30 Mar 1844, East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA 2 3 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Jacob H. Wenger
  • Died: 4 May 1908 at age 64 3 4
  • Buried: Reistville: Heidelberg Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 4

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 5 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. 2 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.


Elizabeth married Jacob H. Wenger. (Jacob H. Wenger was born on 18 Aug 1844 in , Lebanon, PA,3 6 died on 19 Jan 1943 in , Lebanon, PA 3 6 and was buried in Reistville: Heidelberg Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 6.)


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, East Cocalico Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1124 Page: 265-267.

3 <i>Mennonite Family History</i> (Masthof Press
219 Mill Road
Morgantown, PA 19543
http://www.masthof.com), Volumes 13-15, page 45.

4 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35181250.

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

6 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35181252.



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