|Leah Shenk Gibble
Leah Shenk Gibble 1
Another name for Leah was Leah Gebble.3
Noted events in her life were:
1. She appeared on the census in 1880 in Heidelberg Twp., Lebanon, PA. 4 The 1880 census recorded Cyrus Bucher, 34, living with his second wife Leah, 30; Mary, 11; Samuel, 7; Lydia, 6; Ida, 4; Sarah, 3; and Leah, 1. Also in the home is Leah's son Edward Keifer, 12; and Saml. Fastnacht, 14; and Anna Duble, 16. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.
2. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Woodland Twp., Fulton, IL. 5 Two Bucher households are found on the same 1900 census page.
Leah married Rev. Cyrus S. Bucher, son of Ezra Bucher and Elizabeth Reist. (Rev. Cyrus S. Bucher was born on 8 Jul 1845 in S. Lebanon Twp., Lebanon, PA,1 6 died on 21 Jan 1921 in Astoria, Fulton, IL 6 7 8 and was buried on 24 Jan 1921 in Astoria: Woodland Cemetery, Fulton, IL 7.)
1 Gladys Bucher Sowers, The Bucher Family, 1681-1997 (1997. Gladys Bucher Sowers, 1410 Cornwall Road, Lebanon, PA 17042, 78 pp.), Tree Page 4.
2 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18712042.
Egle, William Henry, 1830-1901, History of the Counties of Dauphin and Lebanon in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania : Geographical and Genealogical (Philadelphia : Everts & Peck, 1883
360 p., 63 p. of plates : ill., maps), Page 237.
4 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWNS-HSZ Cyrus Bucher, 1880.
5 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MSW3-CQT Cyrus Bucher, 1900.
6 FamilySearch.org, Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N3FX-4S5 Cyrus S. Bucker, 21 Jan 1921.
7 Woodland Church Cemetery, Astoria, Fulton County, Illinois.
History of Kreider Family from the Pen of Rev. J.G. Francis (Transcribed from the Lebanon Daily News, Lebanon, Pennsylvania
by J Lee Kreider, 6248 Freeport Drive, Dayton, Ohio 45415. July, 1983.
Online at: http://www.kreider.us/Phipps/Kreider.pdf), Page 134.