Johan Dietrich Bucher
(1709-1769)
Maria Sophia Zuri
(1702-1770)
Matthias Keeley
(1722-1808)
Eve
(1726-1799)
Sebastian Bucher Sr.
(1740-1778)
Elizabeth Keeley
(1748-)
Sebastian Bucher Jr.
(1770-1822)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Hannah Becker

2. Anna

Sebastian Bucher Jr. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 18 Sep 1770, , Montgomery, PA 2 3 4 6
  • Christened: New Hanover Twp.: Falkner Swamp Reformed Church, Montgomery, PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Hannah Becker
  • Marriage (2): Anna
  • Died: 29 Oct 1822, Douglass Twp., Berks, PA at age 52 8

   Another name for Sebastian was Bastian Bucher.2 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He was named as an heir in a will. 1 May 1803 Douglass Twp., Berks, PA. 9
An abstract of the will:
Becker, John, Douglas.
May 1, 1803 - Mar 3, 1812
Provides for wife Catherine. To son Henry tract of land on which he lives in Douglass Township, 150 acres for £900. To son John the plantation whereon I live adjacent to aforesaid, 53 1/2 acres for £1050. The sum paid by sons to be divided among all my daughters, vis: Catharina wife of Samuel Kerlin, Anna Maria wife of Henry Maager, Elizabeth wife of Jacob Hartenstine, Hannah wife of Sebastian Bucher and Christina wife of John Liebenguth.

2. Census in 1810 in Douglass Twp., Berks, PA. 4 Males (born)
Under 10 (1801-1810) = 1 son
10-15 (1795-1800) = 1 son
26-44 (1766-1784) = 1 father Sebastian
Females (born)
Under 10 (1801-1810) = 3 daughters
10-15 (1795-1800) = 1 daughter
26-44 (1766-1784) = 1 wife

3. Census in 1820 in Douglass Twp., Berks, PA. 6 Sebastian Bucher was listed in 1820 with this household:
Males (born)
10-15 (1805-1810) = 1 son
16-25 (1795-1804) = 1 son
45 & over (<=1775) = 1 father Sebastian
Females (born)
Under 10 (1811-1820) = 2 daughters
10-15 (1805-1810) = 1 daughter
26-44 (1776-1794) = 1 daughter
45 & over (<=1775) = 1 wife

4. He signed a will on 29 Oct 1822 in Douglass Twp., Berks, PA. 10 11 His widow, Hanna, administered the will of her husband Sebastian Bucher on 29 Oct 1822 in Berks County. It is in Book 8, Page 489.


Sebastian married Hannah Becker, daughter of John Becker and Catherine. (Hannah Becker was born about 1774,1 12 died on 22 Dec 1856 1 and was buried in Pottstown: Trinity Reformed Church, Montgomery, PA 1.)


Sebastian next married Anna.


Sources


1 <i>Trinity Reformed Church, Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania</i>.

2 Humphrey, John T, <i>Montgomery County Births</i> (1993. Humphrey Publications.).

3 <i>Falkner Swamp Reformed Congregation, New Hanover Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania</i>.

4 <i>1810 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Douglass Township, Series: M252 Roll: 45 Page: 187.

5 Hocker, Edward W, <i>The Hocker Collection at the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania</i> (Noted genealogist Edward. W. Hocker, author of many genealogy books, and an expert in Pennsylvanian German genealogy, donated his entire research collection of surnames to the library at:
Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania
215 S. Broad St., 7th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5325), Bucher File.

6 <i>1820 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Douglass Township, Series: M33 Roll: 99 Page: 136.

7 <i>Montgomery County Courthouse</i>, Deed Book 5, p. 173.

8 Berks County Courthouse.

9 Martin, John and Smith, John P, <i>Abstracts of Berks County Pennsylvania Wills 1800-1825</i> (Family Line Publications; Westminster, MD; 1997), Page 108.

10 Berks County Courthouse, Book 8, Page 489.

11 Martin, John and Smith, John P, <i>Abstracts of Berks County Pennsylvania Wills 1800-1825</i> (Family Line Publications; Westminster, MD; 1997), Page 197.

12 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255159; National Archives Film T9-1159; Page 203D.



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