Peter Bucher
(Cir 1750-)
Anna Maria
Johannes Faber
(1750-Bef 1801)
Margreta Rudy
(1753-1825)
Henry Bucher
(1778-1860)
Elizabeth Faber
(1784-1838)
Peter Bucher
(1815-1895)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth Anna Felty

Peter Bucher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 30 Sep 1815, Fredericksburg, Lebanon, PA 1 2 3 8
  • Christened: 10 Dec 1815, Fredericksburg: St. John's Reformed & Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA 1
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Anna Felty
  • Died: 28 Jun 1895, Fredericksburg, Lebanon, PA at age 79 9
  • Buried: 29 Jun 1895, Fredericksburg: Cedar Hill Cemetery, Lebanon, PA, USA 3

  Christening Notes:

Sponsors were Peter Ruby and wife Margaret, probably the bride's brother?

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Bethel Twp., Lebanon, PA. 8 Peter Bucher, age 35, farmer, is living with Elizabeth, 28; Henry, 6; Edward, 5; Amanda, 4; and Adam, 2. Also in the household is Sarah Fox, 33. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Their neighbors are Henry Bixler, age 68, and Henry Bixler, 42.

2. Census in 1860 in Bethel Twp., Lebanon, PA. 10 Peter Bucher, 47, farmer, has real estate valued at $4,700 and possessions worth $800. He is living with Elizabeth, 38; Henry, 16; Edward, 14; Amanda, 13; Adam, 10; Anna, 8; Samuel, 6; Elias, 5; Lizzie, 4 months when the census was recorded on 22 Jun 1860. Also with them is Amanda Kohns, 19, servant. Everyone was born in Lebanon County. The post office is Fredericksburg.

3. Census in 1870 in Bethel Twp., Lebanon, PA. 11 Peter Bucher, age 55, farmer, is married to Elizabeth, 49. Oddly enough, Peter has no value listed for his real estate, whereas Elizabeth has $6,000 in real estate and $2,000 in possessions. Living with them is Edward, 25, farm laborer; Amanda, 23; Anna, 19; Samuel, 16, farm laborer; and Elias, 14. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania and the post office was Fredericksburg. Neighbors on this same page in include surnames Rudy and Daubs (Dubbs) who married into earlier Bucher families.

4. Census in 1880 in Bethel Twp., Lebanon, PA. 2 Peter Bucher, age 61, laborer, is living with wife Elizabeth, 57; and daughter Lizzie, 20. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Obituary: Lebanon Semi-Weekly News: Peter Bucher on 29 Jun 1895 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 12 Peter Bucher, a retired farmer, residing at Fredericksburg, died on Friday morning. The deceased had been ailing for several years and was aged about 80 years.

6. Obituary: Lebanon Daily News: obituary of Peter Bucher on 1 Jul 1895 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 7 PETER BUCHER.
Peter Bucher, aged about 80 years, died on Saturday at this home in Fredericksburg, of old age and debility. He was born on a farm near Fredericksburg on which he resided until 15 years ago, when he retired and removed to Fredericksburg. He was a faithful and esteemed member of the U. B. church for more than 50 years and always attended church and Sunday school up to the time of his sickness and took much interest in both. A wife and seven children survive. Three sons reside in Altoona, one in Kansas City, one in Minnesota, a daughter married to J. G. Boh, of Lickdale, formerly teacher of the grammar school, and one daughter at home. The funeral will be held on Monday morning, at Fredericksburg.

7. He has conflicting death information of His tombstone is inscribed only with a death year, 1896, but his obit appears in 1895 newspapers. Tombstone appears to be in error., 27 Jun 1896 and Fredericksburg, Lebanon, PA. 3


Peter married Elizabeth Anna Felty, daughter of Samuel Felty and Molly Saylor. (Elizabeth Anna Felty was born on 24 Jan 1823 in Jonestown, Lebanon, PA,13 died on 30 Nov 1910 in Fredericksburg, Lebanon, PA 13 14 15 and was buried on 5 Dec 1910 in Fredericksburg: Cedar Hill Cemetery, Lebanon, PA, USA 13 14 15.)


Sources


1 <i>St. John's Reformed & Lutheran Church, 1774-1867, Fredericksburg, PA</i>.

2 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255145; National Archives Film T9-1145; Page 25A.

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=31313588.

4 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 34295. Henry F. Bucher. Father Peter Bucher. Mother Betsy Felty. Informant Adam Bucher.

5 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 53107, Samuel F. Bucher, father Peter Bucher, mother Elizabeth Felty, informant Mrs. S. F. Bucher.

6 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 73032. Edward G. Bucher. Father Peter Bucher. Mother Elizabeth Felty. Informant Mrs. Bucher.

7 Lebanon Daily News, 1 Jul 1895, page 1. Obituary of Peter Bucher.

8 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Bethel Township, Series: M432 Roll: 791 Page: 214.

9 <i>Lebanon Semi-Weekly News</i> (Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania.), 1 Jul 1895, page 4. Obituary of Peter Bucher.

10 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Bethel Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1128 Page: 39.

11 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Bethel Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1361 Page: 3.

12 <i>Lebanon Semi-Weekly News</i> (Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania.), 29 Jun 1895, page 4. Obituary of Peter Bucher.

13 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=31313587.

14 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 121353. Elizabeth Bucher. Father Samuel Felty. Mother Molley Salor.

15 <i>Altoona Tribune (Altoona, PA)</i>, 3 Dec 1910, page 11. Obituary of Mrs. Elizabeth Bucher.



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