James Beard
(Abt 1813-)
Susan
(Abt 1814-)
Esther A. Beard
(1835-1862)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John Weiser Bucher

Esther A. Beard 3 5

  • Born: 1835 4
  • Marriage (1): John Weiser Bucher on 15 Dec 1858 in Sunbury Twp.: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Northumberland, PA 1 2 3 4
  • Died: 26 Dec 1862, Sunbury, Northumberland, PA at age 27 2 4 6
  • Buried: Sunbury: Lower Cemetery, Northumberland, PA

   Another name for Esther was Hester A Beard.1 2 4

  General Notes:

Her name is misrepresented in many genealogies as Hester because it was misprinted as Hester in the Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Sunbury, Northumberland, PA. 5 The 1860 Census shows Francis Bucher, 53, tanner, living with Mary A., 47; Emily A., 21; Edward M., 19, apprentice to druggist; Richard F., 17, apprentice to tanner; and William H., 11. Living next door is Francis' son John W. Bucher, age 24, tanner, and with him is Esther A., 24; and Francis E., 9 months on June 18, 1860 when the census was recorded. The post office is Sunbury. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Living next door is Elizabeth Weiser, 73, the widow of George Weiser who began the tannery Francis now operated, who was Francis' older sister. She is living with her daughter Margaret M.


Esther married John Weiser Bucher, son of Francis R. Bucher and Mary Ann Masser, on 15 Dec 1858 in Sunbury Twp.: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Northumberland, PA.1 2 3 4 (John Weiser Bucher was born on 15 Sep 1835 in Sunbury, Northumberland, PA,4 7 8 9 10 died on 6 Apr 1921 in Kingman, Mohave, AZ 4 9 11 and was buried in Sunbury: Lower Cemetery, Northumberland, PA 11.)


Sources


1 Wright, F. Edward., Church records of the 18th century, Lancaster County, Pa. (Westminster, MD Family Line Publications 1994), Vol. 5., page 178.

2 Floyd, J.L., Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County (1911 online at http://www.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberp/floyd.html), Page 735.

3 Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Sunbury Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, 15 Dec 1858 Marriage Records.

4 Gearhart, Heber G., Heber G. Gearhart Collection (Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.), Bucher families of Pennsylvania and Maryland, call slip FC BU.

5 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Sunbury Boro, Series: M653 Roll: 1149 Page: 616.

6 Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Sunbury Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.

7 Floyd, J.L., Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County (1911 online at http://www.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberp/floyd.html), Page 734.

8 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255164; National Archives Film T9-1164; Page 513D.

9 Arizona Death Certificate (Arizona State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics. Certificate available online at:
http://genealogy.az.gov).

10 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Series: T623 Roll: 1450 Page: 127.

11 Arizona Death Certificate (Arizona State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics. Certificate available online at:
http://genealogy.az.gov), for John Weiser Bucher died 6 Apr 1921.



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