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)
Edward George Bucher
(1845-1917)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Anna Elizabeth Bicksler

Edward George Bucher 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 23 Aug 1845, Fredericksburg, Lebanon, PA 1 6
  • Marriage (1): Anna Elizabeth Bicksler in Dec 1873 in Altoona, Blair, PA 1
  • Died: 30 Jul 1917, Altoona, Blair, PA at age 71 2 6
  • Buried: 3 Aug 1917, Altoona: Rose Hill Cemetery, Blair, PA 6 7

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Bethel Twp., Lebanon, PA. 4 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. 8 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. 9 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 Altoona, Blair, PA. 3 Edward G. Bucher, age 35, carpenter, is living with wife Anna E., 33; Agnes A., 5; and David P. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Census in 1900 in Altoona, Blair, PA. 1 Living at 329 Walnut Avenue in Altoona in the 1900 Census is Edward G. Bucher, carpenter, age 54, born Aug 1845, with wife Annie E., 52, born Dec 1847. They were married 27 years in 1900 and she had given birth to two children, both still living then. In the household are David P., 22, carpenter, born Aug 1877; and Agnes A., 23, born Sep. 1874. [Note: her age does not match this.] Agnes was married and her son-in-law is listed next: Charles Bollinger, laborer R.R., 30, born Mar 1869. Edward owned the home. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

6. Residence: on 14 Apr 1907 in Altoona, Blair, PA. 5

7. Census in 1910 in Altoona, Blair, PA. 10 At 331 Walnut Avenue lived Edward G. Bucher, age 44 [should be 64], with wife Annie, age 63. They were married for 39 years and had 2 children, both still living in 1910. With them is a lodger, John C. Faber, age 44. [Note: the Faber family intermarried with the Bucher family in earlier years in Lebanon. Further research on John is needed.] Edward is employed as a cabinet maker. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

Next door at 329 Walnut Avenue lived Edward's son, David P. Bucher, age 32, married for nine years to Eva C., age 29, who had two children, both still living. With them is Lester M., 8; and Sidney A., 3. David is a laborer in a machine shop. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

8. Cause of Death: chronic myocarditis, 30 Jul 1917, Altoona, Blair, PA. 6

9. Occupation: cabinet maker on 30 Jul 1917 in Altoona, Blair, PA. 6

10. Residence: 323 Walnut Ave., Altoona, PA on 30 Jul 1917 in Altoona, Blair, PA. 6


Edward married Anna Elizabeth Bicksler, daughter of David S. Bicksler and Anna, in Dec 1873 in Altoona, Blair, PA.1 (Anna Elizabeth Bicksler was born on 4 Dec 1847 in Bethel Twp., Berks, PA,1 2 11 died on 1 May 1910 in Altoona, Blair, PA 2 11 and was buried in Altoona: Rose Hill Cemetery, Blair, PA 11.)


Sources


1 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Altoona Ward 7, Series: T623 Roll: 1381 Page: 6.

2 Lick, David E. and Daub, Amy Lick, <i>Bickler - Bixler Family 1728-1968</i> (Published by The Bicksler - Bixler Family Association, Church Center Press, Myerstown, PA 1968.).

3 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255102; National Archives Film T9-1102; Page 179C.

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

5 <i>Altoona Tribune (Altoona, PA)</i>, 15 Apr 1907, page 4. Obituary of Henry Felty 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>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=44015021.

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

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

10 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Blair County, Altoona Ward 7, Series: T624 Roll: 1317 Page: 101.

11 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=44015036.



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