Jacob Bucher
(Abt 1796-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Susannah Kucken

Jacob Bucher 1 2 3 4

  • Born: Abt 1796, , , PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Susannah Kucken

  General Notes:

There are two Jacobs in White Deer Township who are probably the same person:
1850 Census: Jacob Bucher b.abt.1796 wife Susannah (she is age 52)
1860 Census: Jacob Bicher b.abt.1794 wife "R." (she is age 60)
Further research is needed to confirm they are the same.

Please contact jonathan@seachtrees.com if you are related to this ancestor, who belongs in my family tree. He is related to ancestors in the 1700's in Lancaster Co., PA.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1840 in White Deer Twp., Union, PA. 5 In 1840 the household of Jacob Becher was listed with:
Males (born)
5-9 (1831-1835) = 2 sons
40-49 (1791-1800) = 1 father Jacob
Females (born)
Under 5 (1836-1840) = 1 daughter
5-9 (1831-1835) = 1 daughter
10-14 (1826-1830) = 1 daughter
40-49 (1791-1800) = 1 wife

2. Census in 1850 in White Deer Twp., Union, PA. 2 Jacob Bucher, carpenter, age 54, is living with Susannah, 52; Henry, 25, laborer; Sarah, 52; and Lewis, 13. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

On the next census page is Jacob's probable mother: Sarah Buker, age 83, is living in the household of shoemaker David Moyer, age 40, and his wife, Mary, 33, who we assume is Sarah's daughter. Sarah was born in Virginia but David and Mary were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1860 in Washington Twp., Elkhart County, IN. 3 Jacob Bucher, carpenter, 62, was living with wife Susanna, 62; and Lewis, farm laborer, 21. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Bristol.


Jacob married Susannah Kucken. (Susannah Kucken was born about 1798 in , , PA 2 3.)


Sources


1 <i>Rochester Sentinel, Rochester, Indiana</i>, Obituaries, Tuesday, April 5, 1988.

2 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Union County, White Deer Township, Series: M432 Roll: 831 Page: 229.

3 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Indiana, Elkhart County, Washington Township, Roll: M653_256; Page: 66.

4 FamilySearch.org, <i>Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FH5W-Z2V Henry Bucher, 06 Dec 1900; citing Constantine, St Joseph, Michigan, reference v 2 p 93; FHL microfilm 1,295,526.

5 <i>1840 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Union County, White Deer Township, Series: M704 Roll: 496 Page: 321.



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