Jonas Bucher
(1783-1864)
Susan Witwer
(1787-1867)
Christian Risser
(1799-1882)
Maria Longnecker Snyder
(1800-1878)
Joseph Witwer Bucher
(1820-1894)
Catherine Snyder Risser
(1821-1901)
Henry Risser Bucher
(1861-1945)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lizzie Franck Hess

Henry Risser Bucher 1 2 3

  • Born: 22 Dec 1861, Warwick Twp., Lancaster, PA 1 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Lizzie Franck Hess on 16 Oct 1884 in Lititz, Lancaster, PA 1
  • Died: 29 Nov 1945, , Lancaster, PA at age 83 4
  • Buried: Lititz: Hess Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 4

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: in Elizabeth Twp., Lancaster, PA. 1

2. Census in 1870 in Warwick Twp., Lancaster, PA. 3 Joseph Bucher, farmer, 50, was living with Catharine, 48; Jacob, 17; Susan, 20; Henry, 8; Catharine, 6; and Barbara, 4. Also living with them: domestic servants Barbara Shank, 41, and Isaac Carpenter, 19. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Rothsville. Joseph's real estate was valued at $25,000, one of the richest in Lancaster County, and his possessions worth $2,000.

3. Census in 1880 in Warwick Twp., Lancaster, PA. 5 The 1880 census recorded Joseph Bucher, farmer, 60, living with wife Kate, 58; Susan, 30; Henry, 18; Kate, 16; Barbara, 14. Also in the home was William Williams, 16. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Obituary: Gospel Herald: Bucher, Henry R. On 14 Dec 1945. 6 BUCHER. - Henry R., son of Joseph W. and Cathrine (Risser) BUCHER, was born near Lititz, Pa., Dec. 22, 1861; died at the Lancaster General Hospital Nov. 29, 1945 from injuries received Nov. 21 when hit by an automobile while crossing the road at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey E. Metzler, Manheim, Pa., where he resided for nearly three years; aged 83 y. 11 m. 7 d. He was the last of a family of twelve children. On Oct. 16, 1884, he was married to Lizzie F. Hess, who preceded him in death March 17, 1927. Surviving are 4 children (Clayton H., of Lititz; Anna - Mrs. Harvey E. Metzler; Jonas H., of Lititz; and Harry H., Mohnton, Pa.), 14 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. One daughter (Katie) preceded him in death May 18, 1924. He was a member of the Hess Mennonite Church for fiftysix years. Funeral services were held Dec. 2, at the home of his son Jonas, in charge of Richard Hess, and at the Lititz Mennonite Church, in charge of John S. Hess and Amos Horst. Interment was made in the Hess Cemetery.


Henry married Lizzie Franck Hess, daughter of Rev. Jonas Huber Hess and Annie Snyder Franck, on 16 Oct 1884 in Lititz, Lancaster, PA.1 (Lizzie Franck Hess was born on 17 Oct 1863 in Warwick Twp., Lancaster, PA,7 8 died on 17 Mar 1927 in Lititz, Lancaster, PA 8 and was buried in Lititz: Hess Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 8.)


Sources


1 Hess, John. H, <i>A genealogy of the Hess family; from the first emigrant to this country down to the present time as far as could be ascertained</i> (1896. Express Print, Lititz, PA. 248p.), Page 135.

2 Meginness, John F, <i>Biographical Annals Of Lancaster County, Pa: Containing Biographical And Genealogical Sketches Of Prominent And Representative Citizens And Many Of The Early Settlers</i> (J. H. BEERS and CO., 1903. Online at: https://books.google.com/books?id=HM4xAQAAMAAJ), Page 667.

3 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Warwick Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1359 Page: 384.

4 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=60893726.

5 1880 United States Census, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWFR-BQB Kate Bucher in entry for Joseph Bucher, 1880.

6 <i>The Gospel Herald</i> (The Mennonite Church USA Archives, Scottdale, PA.
Online at http://www.mcusa-archives.org/MennObits/), Vol. XXXVIII, No . 37 - December 14, 1945, page 718.

7 Hess, John. H, <i>A genealogy of the Hess family; from the first emigrant to this country down to the present time as far as could be ascertained</i> (1896. Express Print, Lititz, PA. 248p.), Page 134.

8 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=60893984.



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