Reuben Bucher
(1820-1893)
Catherine Kegereis
(1824-1879)
William Bicher
(1821-1899)
Sallie Echternacht
(1823-1915)
Henry K. Bucher
(1849-1928)
Sarah Ann Bicher
(1853-1926)
Bessie Bucher
(1886-1965)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Charles Weidman Kurtz

Bessie Bucher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 19 Jul 1886, Adamstown, Lancaster, PA 1 2 3 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Charles Weidman Kurtz
  • Died: 9 Mar 1965, Myerstown, Lebanon, PA at age 78 4 5
  • Buried: 14 Mar 1965, Terre Hill: Terre Hill Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 4 5

   FamilySearch ID: L61C-PYR.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 8 Henry Bucher, employed as a hat finisher, age 50 born Aug 1849, appears in the 1900 Census in Adamstown living with his wife, Sarah, born Aug 1853. The record shows they were married for 25 years and had six children, five of whom were still alive in 1900. Living with them: 22-year old son Ammon was born in Dec 1877 and was working as a cigar maker. Carrie was born Nov 1879 and worked as a hat trimmer, Bessie was born July 1886 and attended school, and Harry was born Sep 1890. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1910 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 9 Living on Main Street in Adamstown in 1910 is Henry Bucher, age 60, finisher in a hat factory, with his wife Sarah, 56. They were married 25 years and had 6 children, 2 of whom were living in 1910. Living with them is daughter Bessie, 23, knitter; and son Harry, 19, machinist.

3. Census in 1920 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 2 Henry K. Bucher, hatter in hat factory, 70, was living on Main Street with wife Sarah, hat trimmer in hat factory, 66, and daughter Bessie, 33, single, occupation "dyeing hose in hosiery mill." Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

4. Residence: on 23 Nov 1955 in Leacock, Lancaster, PA, USA. 7

5. Residence: on 31 Mar 1963 in Leacock, Lancaster, PA, USA. 6

6. Cause of Death: Bessie died at Burd Rogers Memorial Home from cerebram thrombosis, cerebral arteriosclerosis, 9 Mar 1965, Myerstown, Lebanon, PA. 5

7. Residence: 236 A. W. Main, Leacock, PA on 9 Mar 1965 in Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA. 5


Bessie married Charles Weidman Kurtz. (Charles Weidman Kurtz was born on 3 Dec 1880 in , Lancaster, PA,10 11 died on 22 May 1949 in Upper Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA 10 11 and was buried on 25 May 1949 in Terre Hill, Lancaster, PA 10 11.)


Sources


1 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Adamstown Borough, Page 288.

2 1920 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Adamstown, Series: T625 Roll: 1582 Page: 4.

3 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Bessie B. Kurtz, father Henry K. Bucher, mother Sarah E. Bicher.

4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=103007120.

5 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 028004-65 Bessie B. Kurtz, father Henry Bucher, mother Sarah Biecher, spouse Charles W. Kurtz.

6 Lancaster New Era (Lancaster, PA), 1 Apr 1963, page 3. Obituary of Ammon Bucher.

7 Lancaster New Era (Lancaster, PA), 25 Nov 1955, page 18. Obituary of W. R. Bucher.

8 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Adamstown Borough, Series: T623 Roll: 1423 Page: 288.

9 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Adamstown Township, Series: T624 Roll: 1352 Page: 197.

10 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=103007121.

11 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 42996. Charles W. Kurtz. Father Newton Kurtz. Mother Amanda Weidman. Spouse Bessie B. Bucher Kurtz.



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