Henry Bucher
(1778-1860)
Elizabeth Faber
(1784-1838)
Samuel Felty
(1798-1868)
Molly Saylor
(1802-1888)
Peter Bucher
(1815-1895)
Elizabeth Anna Felty
(1823-1910)
Henry Felty Bucher
(1844-1907)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sarah Emily Ingrahm

2. Mary

Henry Felty Bucher 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 18 May 1844, Fredericksburg, Lebanon, PA 1 3 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Emily Ingrahm on 15 May 1883 in Altoona, Blair, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Mary
  • Died: 14 Apr 1907, Altoona, Blair, PA at age 62 2 5 7
  • Buried: 17 Apr 1907, Altoona: Greenwood Cemetery, Blair, PA 2 5

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Altoona, Blair, PA. 1 Living at 516 Fifth Avenue in a home he owned was Henry T. Bucher, cabinet maker, age 44, born Aug 1856, who was married for 17 years to Sarah E., 48, born Aug 1851. She had given birth to one child still living in 1900 in their household: Rosanna, 15, born Jul 1884. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1850 in Bethel Twp., Lebanon, PA. 3 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 1900 in Altoona, Blair, PA. 1 Living at 516 Fifth Avenue in a home he owned was Henry T. Bucher, cabinet maker, age 44, born Aug 1856, who was married for 17 years to Sarah E., 48, born Aug 1851. She had given birth to one child still living in 1900 in their household: Rosanna, 15, born Jul 1884. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Census in 1860 in Bethel Twp., Lebanon, PA. 6 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.

5. Moved: 1862, , Centre, PA. 7

6. Moved: 1872, Altoona, Blair, PA. 7

7. Census in 1870 in Bellefonte, Centre, PA. 8 Henry F. Bocher, 'works in turning shop", 27, was living with wife Mary, 29; and Elizabeth, 10. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. His real estate was worth $800 and personal estate $150.

8. Cause of Death: organic heart trouble and dropsy, 14 Apr 1907, Altoona, Blair, PA. 5

9. Occupation: cabinet maker on 14 Apr 1907 in Altoona, Blair, PA. 5

10. Residence: 516 5th Avenue, Altoona, PA on 14 Apr 1907 in Altoona, Blair, PA. 5

11. Obituary: Altoona Tribune: obituary of Henry Felty Bucher on 15 Apr 1907 in Altoona, Blair, PA. 2 Henry Felty Bucher, a well known resident of this city residing at 516 Fifth avenue, died of heart trouble and dropsy at his home yesterday morning at 8:25 o'clock. Deceased was born at Fredericksburg, Lebanon county, 63 years and 27 days ago, being the eldest son of Peter (deceased) and Elizabeth Bucher. In 1862 he left his native county and located In Centre county, where he learned cabinet making. He later engaged in the furniture business in Bellefonte, where he remained for a few years, coming to Altoona in 1872 to enter the service of the Pennsylvania Railroad companv. He remained here until 1876, and during the business panic returned to Bellefonte. Two years later he came back to Altoona and re-entered the shops of the railroad company and had since been a resident of the city. Until two years ago, when ill health forced him to leave the services of the company, he was a gang foreman in the company passenger car shops at Fourth street. Mr. Bucher was twice married. On Mav 15, 1883, he was married to Sarah Emily Ingram, who survives him, as does one daughter, Rosana, at home. He is also survived by three brothers: E. G. and Adam, of Altoona and Samuel F., of Jefferson, Oklahoma; also by two sisters, Mrs. J. B. Bohn, of Onset, Lebanon county, and Miss Elizabeth Bucher, who resides with the aged mother at Fredericksburg, Lebanon county. Deceased was one of the charter members of the Chestnut Avenue Methodist Episcopal church, having served in various official capacities during his lengthy membership. He was also a member of .Mountain City lodge of Odd Fellows, Elmo Castle No. 534, Knights of the Golden Eagle, commandery No. 66, Knights of Malta, Altoona conclave No. 132, Improved Order of Heptasophs and was a director of the Fame Building and Loan association. Deceased was a God-fearing man, good husband and father. He had many relatives and friends in Altoona who mourn his loss. The remains can be viewed on Tuesday evening from 6 to 9 o'clock. The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2.30 o'clock at the house. Interment in Greenwood cemetery. It is requested that flowers be omitted.

12. Obituary: Democratic Watchman on 19 Apr 1907 in Bellefonte, Centre, PA. 7 Henry Felty Bucher, a well known resident of Altoona, died on Sunday morning of heart trouble and dropsy. Deceased was a native of Lebanon County and was sixty-three years old. In 1862 he came to Centre County and learned the cabinet makers trade and several years later he located in Bellefonte and engaged in the furniture business. He lived here until 1872 when he went to Altoona and entered the service of the Pennsylvania railroad company. He lived in the Mountain city until 1876, during the business panic, when he returned to Bellefonte and remained here two years. In 1878 he again moved to Altoona, where he lived ever since. Two years ago he was compelled to retire from active service on account of ill health. Mr. Bucher was twice married and is survived by his second wife and one daughter, Miss Rosanna, at home. He was a member of the Methodist Church, an Odd Fellow, a Knight of the Golden Eagle, A Knight of Malta and a Heptasoph. The funeral was held on Wednesday afternoon, interment being made in the Greenwood Cemetery.


Henry married Sarah Emily Ingrahm on 15 May 1883 in Altoona, Blair, PA.1 2 (Sarah Emily Ingrahm was born in 1851 in , , PA,1 9 died on 11 May 1917 in Brush, Morgan, CO, USA 9 10 and was buried in Altoona: Greenwood Cemetery, Blair, PA 9.)


Henry next married Mary. (Mary was born about 1841 in , , PA 8.)


Sources


1 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Altoona Ward 8, Series: T623 Roll: 1381 Page: 43.

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

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

4 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007</i> (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Rosana Bucher Hildreth, SSN 522-30-4762. Father Henry F. Bucher. Mother Sarah E. Ingram.

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 34295. Henry F. Bucher. Father Peter Bucher. Mother Betsy Felty. Informant Adam Bucher.

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

7 <i>Democratic Watchman</i> (Bellefonte, Centre County, Pennsylvania. Published 1855-1941.), 19 Apr 1907, obituary of Henry Felty Bucher.

8 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Centre County, Bellefonte West Ward, Series: M593 Roll: 1322 Page: 777.

9 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58320522.

10 <i>Altoona Tribune (Altoona, PA)</i>, 12 May 1917, page 14. Obituary of Mrs. Sarah E. Bucher.



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