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)
Christian Risser Bucher
(1844-1920)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Anna H. Bomberger

Christian Risser Bucher 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 15 Aug 1844, Warwick Twp., Lancaster, PA 1 3 4 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Anna H. Bomberger on 5 Oct 1865 1
  • Died: 1920, , Lancaster, PA at age 76 6
  • Buried: Penn Twp.: Erb Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 6

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Penn Twp., Lancaster, PA. 3 Two Bucher families lived side by side on this census page:

Jonas Bucher, farmer, 67, was with wife Susanna, 62. His real estate was valued at $3,0000.

Joseph Bucher, farmer, 30, was with wife Catherine, 28; Franny, 8; Christian, 5; Joseph, 2; Susanna, 3 months. Also in the home was Barbara Schenk, 21.

Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1860 in Warwick Twp., Lancaster, PA. 4 Jonas Bucher, occupation "gentleman", 77, was living with Susanna, 74. His real estate was worth $1,800 and possessions $250. At the same property was the household of Joseph Bucher, farmer, 40, and his wife Catherine, 37; Fanny, 18; Christian, 15; Joseph, 12; Susanna, 10; and Jacob, 7. Joseph's real estate was worth $12,000 and possessions $2,000. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The Brubakers and Reists were neighbors. The post office was Lititz.

3. Census in 1880 in Penn Twp., Lancaster, PA. 7 Christian Bucher, farmer, 35, was living with wife Annie, 37; Samuel, 13; Christian, 12; Mary, 10; Katy, 7; Annie, 6; Fannie, 4; Mattie, 3; Barbara, 7 months. Also in the home: servant Susan Druckenbrod, 14. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Census in 1900 in Penn Twp., Lancaster, PA. 5 Christian Bucker [indexed wrong in census, handwriting looks like Bucher], farmer, 55, born Aug 1844, was married for 35 years to Annie, 57, May 1843. She had birthed 10 children, all alive in 1900. Living with them: Martha, 23, Mar 1877, single; Barbara, 20, Oct 1879, single; and Joseph, 15, Nov 1884. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.


Christian married Anna H. Bomberger, daughter of Christian Bomberger and Catherine Hess, on 5 Oct 1865.1 (Anna H. Bomberger was born on 14 May 1843 in Warwick Twp., Lancaster, PA,5 6 8 died in 1901 in , Lancaster, PA 6 and was buried in Penn Twp.: Erb Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 6.)


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 56.

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 1052.

3 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Penn Township, Series: M432 Roll: 789 Page: 299.

4 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Warwick Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1120 Page: 481.

5 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Penn Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1425 Page: 303.

6 Harmon, Dr. Shirley A, <i>Cemetery Records of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania</i> (Closson Press, 257 Delilah St Apollo PA, 15613-1933. (724) 337-4482.), Volume IV, page 3.

7 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Penn Township, Family History Library Film 1255140, NA Film Number T9-1140, Page 374B.

8 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 51.



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