There are two Jacobs in White Deer Township who are probably the same person:
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:
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.
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.
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.