Adam Bucher
(1766-1834)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth

Adam Bucher 1 2

  • Born: 31 Aug 1766, Fredericksburg, Lebanon, PA 2
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth
  • Died: Feb 1834, Bethel Twp.: Stump's Town, Lebanon, PA at age 67 2
  • Buried: Bethel Twp.: Stump's Town, Lebanon, PA 2

   Another name for Adam was Johan Adam Bucher.2

  General Notes:

Likely a son of Peter Bucher or Henrich Bucher of St. John's Church in Fredericksburg.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared as a sponsor at a baptism on 29 Jun 1794 at Fredericksburg: St. John's Reformed & Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA. He lived near Fredericksburg because he appears as a sponsor for the baptism of Elizabeth Desch, daughter of Johannes Desh. [Note: the date may be 1795, it is hard to tell from the church records.] 1 2

2. Census in 1800 in East Hanover Twp., Dauphin, PA. 3 In the 1800 Census in East Hanover Township, Dauphin County, we find Adam Bucher with this household:
Males (born)
Under 10 (1791-1800) = 1 son
10-15 (1785-1790) = 1 son
26-44 (1756-1774) = 1 father Adam
Females (born)
10-15 (1785-1790) = 3 daughters
26-44 (1756-1774) = 1 mother

His neighbors are Henry Moonshine [related to those in nearby Moonshine Church?], Christian Christ. [period on census sheet suggesting surname is abbreviated], Adam Christ [no period], George Debbens, and Jacob Faber.

3. Census in 1810 in Upper Paxton Twp., Dauphin, PA. 4 In the 1810 Census in Upper Paxton Township, we find Adam Bucher with this household:
Males (born)
Under 10 (1801-1810) = 1 son
10-15 (1795-1800) = 2 sons
26-44 (1766-1784) = 1 father Adam
Females (born)
Under 10 (1801-1810) = 1 daughter
10-15 (1795-1800) = 1 daughter
26-44 (1766-1784) = 1 mother

In the census listed just above Adam: Martin and Albert Kleinfelter. An Albert and Eva Kleinfelter appear as prominent sponsors in the first three baptisms of the children of John Henry Bucher and wife Anna Barbara at St. John's Church in Fredericksburg, starting in 1774.

Other neighbors are Edward Jones, and John, Michael and Jacob Fisher.


Adam married Elizabeth. (Elizabeth was born in 1756-1766 4 5.)


Sources


1 F. Edward Wright, <i>Early Church Records of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania</i> (c) 1995, Family Line Publications, Rear 63 East Main St, Westminister, Maryland 21157 800-876-6103, Page 160.

2 <i>Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Jonestown, Lebanon County, PA</i>, Page 413.

3 <i>1800 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, East Hanover Township, Series: Series: M32 Roll: 40 Page: 231.

4 <i>1810 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, Upper Paxton Township, Series: M252 Roll: 54 Page: 125.

5 <i>1800 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, East Hanover Township, Series: M32 Roll: 40 Page: 231.



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