Sebastian Bucher Sr.
(1740-1778)
Elizabeth Keeley
(1748-)
John Becker
Catherine
Sebastian Bucher Jr.
(1770-1822)
Hannah Becker
(Abt 1774-1856)
Henry Bucher
(1809-1895)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Hannah Moser

2. Elizabeth Weiler

Henry Bucher 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 14 Nov 1809, , Montgomery, PA 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Hannah Moser
  • Marriage (2): Elizabeth Weiler on 4 Mar 1854 in Pottstown: Trinity Reformed Church, Montgomery, PA 1 2
  • Died: 17 Nov 1895, Pottstown, Montgomery, PA at age 86
  • Buried: Pottstown: Pottstown Cemetery, Montgomery, PA

  General Notes:

This Henry Bucher is most likely a descendant of Johan Dietrich Bucher (1709-1769) found elsewhere in our tree. If you are a Bucher male related to Henry, you can prove your relationship to another Bucher line by participating in the Bucher Y-DNA test by mail. See http://www.SearchTrees.com/dna for info on our research project to identify the unique Bucher family lines in America.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Pottsgrove Twp., Montgomery, PA. 7 Henry Bucher, 40, shoemaker, is living with wife Hannah, 34; Sarah, 16; Catherine, 14; Susanna, 12; John, 10; Henry, 6; Sebastian, 4; Hannah R., 2; and Lewis H., 6 months old when the census was recorded on 12 Sep 1850. Also in the home was Henry's mother, Hannah, 75. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Henry's real estate was valued at $1,200.

2. Census in 1860 in Pottsgrove Twp., Montgomery, PA. 8 Henry Buchard, master shoemaker, 50, was married to wife Elizabeth, 48. Living with them: John, apprentice shoemaker, 20; Henry, apprentice shoemaker, 16; Sebastian, 15; Hannah, 12; and Lewis N., 10. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. His real estate was worth $900 and personal estate $200.

3. Census in 1870 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 9 Henry Bucher, shoemaker, 60, was living with wife Hannah, 58; and Lewis H., shoemaker, 20. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Henry's real estate was worth $5,000 and personal estate $700. The post office is Pottstown.

4. Obituary: Daily Pottstown Ledger on 18 Nov 1895 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 5 Henry M. Bucher died on Sunday morning at his late residence, No. 19 Walnut Street, aged 86 years 3 days. Deceased was a shoemaker by trade and a highly respected citizen. He was thrice married and the following children, all from the first wife, survive: Henry M., Sebastian, John and Lewis Bucher; Sarah, wife of Augustus Bechtel; Kate, wife of John N. Mauger; and Hannah, wife of Henry K. Rhoades. His second wife was the mother of John H. Bickel, Esq. of Norristown, and his third wife, who survives, is mother of Hamilton, Samuel, and Jacob D. Engel of this borough.

In the same paper the next day, November 19, 1895
The funeral of Henry M. Bucher will be held from his residence, No. 19 Walnut Street, on Thursday, November 21, at 10 o'clock a.m. Services in Trinity Reformed Church and interment at Pottstown Cemetery.
[Note: There is an error in the list of surviving children. Sarah was the wife of John Mauger, and Catherine (Kate) was the wife of Augustus Bechtel.]


Henry married Hannah Moser, daughter of Henry Moser and Catherine Krieg. (Hannah Moser was born on 10 Feb 1816 in , , PA,4 died on 29 Jul 1852 in Pottstown: Pottstown Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 10 and was buried in Pottstown: Pottstown Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 10.)


Henry next married Elizabeth Weiler on 4 Mar 1854 in Pottstown: Trinity Reformed Church, Montgomery, PA.1 2 (Elizabeth Weiler was born on 26 Feb 1812,3 died on 26 Feb 1873 3 and was buried in Pottstown: Trinity Reformed Church, Montgomery, PA 3.)


Sources


1 Irish, Donna R, <i>Pennsylvania German Marriages: Marriages and Marriage Evidence in Pennsylvania German Churches</i> (Baltimore : Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982. Description: 817 p.), Page 395.

2 <i>Trinity Reformed Church, Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania</i>, Page 54.

3 <i>Trinity Reformed Church, Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania</i>.

4 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Pottsgrove Township, Series: M432 Roll: 799 Page: 61.

5 <i>Daily Pottstown Ledger</i> (Pottstown, Montgomery County, PA.), November 18, 1895, Page 1.

6 <i>Pottstown Ledger, Pottstown, Montgomery County, PA</i>, Thursday July 20, 1905. Obituary of Catherine Bechtel.

7 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Pottsgrove Township, PA, Montgomery County, Pottsgrove Township, Series: M432 Roll: 799 Page: 61.

8 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Pottsgrove Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1145 Page: 503.

9 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Pottstown, Series: M593 Roll: 1378 Page: 271.

10 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=13314257.



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