John Bucher Sr.
(1794-1832)
Barbara Trieber
(1793-1876)
Michael Crowell
(1784-1858)
Catherine Gilbert
(1790-1876)
Samuel Bucher
(1819-1896)
Anna Margaret Crowell
(1825-1904)
Rev. Jacob Franklin Bucher
(1852-1926)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Fannie Musselman

Rev. Jacob Franklin Bucher 2 3 4

  • Born: 14 Jun 1852, Franklin Twp., Adams, PA 1 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Fannie Musselman on 1 Dec 1885 1
  • Died: 16 Mar 1926, Franklin Twp., Adams, PA at age 73 1
  • Buried: Mummasburg: Mummasburg Mennonite Cemetery, Adams, PA

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Franklin Twp., Adams, PA. 3 Samuel Bucher, tanner, 39, was living with wife Anna, 35; David, 12; Jacob, 7; Elizabeth, 5; and George, 9 months. Samuel's real estate was worth $5,000 and personal estate $3,000. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Mummasburg.

2. Census in 1870 in Franklin Twp., Adams, PA. 5 Samuel Bucher, farmer, 51; Anna, 44; Jacob, 17; Elizabeth, 15; Sarah, 5; and Samuel G., 2. Also with them: Catherine Crowell, 80; George Eisencrout, 47; and John Kepner, 22. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Samuel's farm was worth $17,780 and person estate $7,310.

On the previous page is Isaac Bucher, farmer, 49, was living with Elizabeth, 45; Daniel, farm labor, 21; Daniel, 21; Andrew, 52. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Isaac's real estate was worth $5,000 and personal estate $1,500. The post office was Arendtsville.

3. Census in 1880 in Franklin Twp., Adams, PA. 4 Samuel Bucher, farmer, 60, was living with wife Anna M., 54; Jacob F., 27; Elizabeth E., 24; Sarah E., 15; and Samuel G., 12. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Obituary: Gospel Herald obituary of Jacob F. Bucher in May 1926 in , , PA. 1 Bucher - Jacob F. Bucher was born in Adams Co., Pa., June 14, 1852; died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Monroe Shue, March 16, 1926; aged 73 y. 9 m. 2 d. Bro. Bucher lived all his life at Mummasburg and nearby. On December 1, 1885, he was married to Fannie Musselman of Cumberland Co., Pa. To this union were born three daughters and one son (Edna, married to C.J. Keener; Bela, married to Mabel Musselman; Mary, married to M.G. Shue; and Anna Margaret, who died in infancy. Bro. Bucher united with the Mummasburg Mennonite Church June 2, 1887, and Nov. 4, 1897, he was ordained to the ministry by Jacob N. Brubaker and served his congregation in that capacity until his last illness. He organized the first Sunday school here and was its superintendent for many years. He leaves his bosom companion, two daughters, and one son, ten grandchildren, one brother and one sister, a congregation and a host of friends to mourn his departure. Funeral was held from his home Mar. 20, conducted by Bro. Amos Myer at the house and Brethren Noah H. Mack and Amos Geigley at the church. His chosen text was Luke 2:29,31. His body was peacefully laid to rest in the cemetery nearby.
By his son.


Jacob married Fannie Musselman, daughter of Levi Musselman and Annie Mumma, on 1 Dec 1885.1 (Fannie Musselman was born on 18 Aug 1855 in , Cumberland, PA, died on 7 Jul 1929 in , Adams, PA and was buried in Mummasburg: Mummasburg Mennonite Cemetery, Adams, PA.)


Sources


1 <i>The Gospel Herald</i> (The Mennonite Church USA Archives, Scottdale, PA.
Online at http://www.mcusa-archives.org/MennObits/), Obituary of Jacob F. Bucher, published May, 1926. http://www.mcusa-archives.org/mennobits/26/may1926.html.

2 <i>History of Cumberland and Adams Counties, Pennsylvania</i> (Warren, Beers & Co; Chicago, IL; 1886).

3 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Franklin Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1057 Page: 106.

4 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Franklin Township, Family History Library Film 1255085, NA Film Number T9-1085 Page 25A.

5 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Franklin Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1289 Page: 128.



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