Samuel Felty
(1798-1868)
Molly Saylor
(1802-1888)
Elizabeth Anna Felty
(1823-1910)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Peter Bucher

Elizabeth Anna Felty 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 24 Jan 1823, Jonestown, Lebanon, PA 4
  • Marriage (1): Peter Bucher
  • Died: 30 Nov 1910, Fredericksburg, Lebanon, PA at age 87 3 4 7
  • Buried: 5 Dec 1910, Fredericksburg: Cedar Hill Cemetery, Lebanon, PA, USA 3 4 7

   Another name for Elizabeth was Betsy Felty.8

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of 24 Jan 1822 and Jonestown, Lebanon, PA. 9 The 1900 Census lists her birth as Jan 1822.

2. Census in 1850 in Bethel Twp., Lebanon, PA. 1 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. Census in 1900 in Bethel Twp., Lebanon, PA. 9 Elizabeth Bucher, age 78, born Jan. 1822, was living as a widow with daughter Lizzie, 40, born Feb 1860, single. They were born in Pennsylvania as were their parents. Elizabeth had given birth to ten children, seven still living in 1900.

7. Residence: on 14 Apr 1907 in Fredericksburg, Lebanon, PA. 12

8. Cause of Death: senile disability, 30 Nov 1910, Bethel Twp., Lebanon, PA. 3

9. Obituary: Altoona Tribune: Obituary of Mrs. Elizabeth Bucher on 3 Dec 1910 in Altoona, Blair, PA. 7 Mrs. Elizabeth Bucher.
On Thursday, November 30, Mrs. Elizabeth Bucher, widow of Peter Bucher, died at her home in Fredericksburg, Lebanon county, at the age of 89 years, 1 month and 24 days. The deceased was the mother of Adam and E. G. Bucher, of this city, and also of another son who resides in Oklahoma. She also leaves two sisters, who are residents of Lebanon. She was a member of the United Brethren church. The funeral will take place at 9:30 o'clock Monday morning, the services to be held in the United Brethren church and interment will be made in the cemetery at Fredericksburg. Messrs. Adam and E. G. Bucher will be present at the funeral.


Elizabeth married Peter Bucher, son of Henry Bucher and Elizabeth Faber. (Peter Bucher was born on 30 Sep 1815 in Fredericksburg, Lebanon, PA 1 2 13 14, christened on 10 Dec 1815 in Fredericksburg: St. John's Reformed & Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA,13 died on 28 Jun 1895 in Fredericksburg, Lebanon, PA 15 and was buried on 29 Jun 1895 in Fredericksburg: Cedar Hill Cemetery, Lebanon, PA, USA 14.)


Sources


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

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

3 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.

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

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

8 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.

9 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Bethel Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1427 Page: 14.

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>Altoona Tribune (Altoona, PA)</i>, 15 Apr 1907, page 4. Obituary of Henry Felty Bucher.

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

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

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



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