Noted events in his life were:
1. He has conflicting birth information of Abt 1838 and , , PA. 4
2. He has conflicting birth information of Abt 1839 and , , PA. 2
3. He has conflicting birth information of Abt 1842 and , , PA. 5
4. Census in 1850 in White Deer Twp., Union, PA. 1 Jacob Bucher, carpenter, age 54, is living with Susannah, 52; Henry, 25, laborer; Sarah, 52; and Lewis, 13. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.
5. Census in 1860 in Washington Twp., Elkhart County, IN. 2 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.
6. Census in 1870 in Constantine, St. Joseph, MI. 4 Lewis Bucher, cabinet maker, 32, was living with wife Frances, 28; daughter Nettie, 7; Jennie, 6; and Clyde, 1. Lewis was born in Pennsylvania, the others in Michigan. He had no real estate of value and his personal estate was worth $200.
7. Census in 1880 in Three Rivers, St. Joseph, MI. 5 Lewis Bucher, cabinet maker, 38, was living with wife Mary, 37; daughter Leafey, 7; Guy F., 3 months. Also in the home: stepson Richard Lewis, works in cigar s., 19; stepdaughter Ella Lewis, 16; and Lewis Thoms, retired farmer, 73, father-in-law, who was born in Switzerland of Swiss parents. Lewis, his parents, and Mary's mother were born in Pennsylvania. Mary's first husband was also born in Pennsylvania.
8. Occupation: mechanic on 17 Jul 1891 in Constantine, St. Joseph, MI. 3
Lewis married Frances Jones. (Frances Jones was born about 1842 in , , MI 4.)
Lewis next married Mary Thoms, daughter of Lewis Thoms and Unknown. (Mary Thoms was born about 1843 in , , PA 5.)
1 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Union County, White Deer Township, Series: M432 Roll: 831 Page: 229.
2 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Indiana, Elkhart County, Washington Township, Roll: M653_256; Page: 66.
3 FamilySearch.org, <i>Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FH57-MQF Lewis Bucher, 17 Jul 1891; citing Constantine, St Joseph, Michigan, reference v 1 p 279; FHL microfilm 1,295,526.
4 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Michigan, Saint Joseph County, Constantine Township, Series: M593 Roll: 700 Page: 78.
5 1880 United States Census, Michigan, Cass County, Michigan, Saint Joseph County, Three Rivers, Family History Library Film 1254603, A Film Number T9-0603, Page 385B.