Henry Bucher
Elizabeth Faber
Samuel Felty
Molly Saylor
Peter Bucher
Elizabeth Anna Felty
Amanda Bucher


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Amanda Bucher 1 2 3

  • Born: 10 Jun 1847, Fredericksburg, Lebanon, PA 4
  • Marriage (1): John C. Bohn
  • Died: 17 Aug 1929, Altoona, Blair, PA at age 82 4 5
  • Buried: 20 Aug 1929, Annville: Walmers Church Cemetery, Lebanon, PA, USA 4

   Another name for Amanda was Manda Bucher.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of 10 Apr 1846 and Fredericksburg, Lebanon, PA. 1 2

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. 2 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. 6 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. Residence: on 14 Apr 1907 in Onset, Lebanon, PA, USA. 3

6. Obituary: Lebanon Courier: obituary of Amanda Bohn on 19 Aug 1929 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. Relatives and friends in this city and county were advised over Sunday of the death in Altoona on Saturday evening, of Mrs. Amanda (Bucher) Bohn, aged 82 years. She was the widow of Prof. J.G. Bohn, whose death occurred at Lickdale last February. Prof. Bohn was engaged for many years in teaching school. The death of Mrs. Bohn occurred at the home of a son, Dr. Daniel Bohn, with whom she had been living since the death of her husband early last year. Complications incident to advanced age, caused her demise after an illness that continued since February when shock of her husband's death bore heavily upon her. She was a native of the Fredericksburg region. Besides the son, Mrs. Bohn leaves three grandchildren; sister Miss Lizzie Bucher of Fredericksburg; and a number of nieces and nephews living in this locality. Interment will take place at the Walmer Church Cemetery, East Hanover, on Tuesday morning. Services are being held in Altoona prior to sending the remains home.

Amanda married John C. Bohn. (John C. Bohn was born on 14 Mar 1849,7 died on 21 Feb 1929 in Lickdale, Lebanon, PA 7 and was buried in Annville: Walmers Church Cemetery, Lebanon, PA, USA 7.)


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

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

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

4 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=15505453.

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 81320. Amanda Bohn. Father Peter Bucher. Mother Elizabeth Felty. Spouse J. J. Bohn.

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

7 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=44876034.

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