John Moyer Bicher
Elizabeth Amanda Bitzer
John Schmid
Christianna Dorothea Bower
William Howard Bicher
Wilhelmina B. Schmid
Lillie Helen Bicher


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1. Walter Waltman Wieder

Lillie Helen Bicher 2 3

  • Born: 19 Oct 1898, , , Pennsylvania, USA 2 3
  • Christened: 26 Apr 1899, Hamburg: Trinity Lutheran Church, Berks, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): Walter Waltman Wieder on 5 Jul 1923 in , Berks, PA 1

   Another name for Lillie was Lillie Helen Biecher.3

   FamilySearch ID: L61C-DQZ.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1910 in Mohnton, Berks, PA. 2 William H. Bicher, 30-year old laborer in a hardware works, is living O'Neill Street in Mohnton with wife Minnie, 31. They had been married 11 years and had 6 children, all of whom were living when the census was recorded in 1910. Living with them in the census are Lillie H., 11; Elsie M., 9; Stella M., 7; Dorothea M., 5; Rachel A., 3; and Mary A., 1. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania, as were their parents, with the exception of Minnie whose mother and father were born in Germany.

2. Census in 1920 in Shillington, Berks, PA. 4 The 1920 census recorded William H. Bicher, 39, living with wife Mimie B., 40; Lillie H., 21; Elsie M., 19; Stella M., 17; Dora M., 14; Rachel E., 13; Mary E., 10. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Newspaper: Reading Times: Marriage Licenses: Walter W. Wieder, 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Wieder, Shillington, and L. Helen Bicker, 24, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Bicker, Shillington., 6 Jul 1923, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA. 5

4. Census in 1930 in Shillington, Berks, PA. 6 The 1930 census recorded at 313 Brobst Street: Walter Weider, knitter, 29, living with wife Helen, 31, and daughter Shirley, 2. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Census in 1940 in Shillington, Berks, PA. 7 The 1940 census recorded owning a $5000 home at 313 Brobst Street: Walter Wieder, knitter in hosiery mill, 39, living with wife L. Helen, 41; and daughters Shirley M., 12, and Phyllis J., 4. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania and lived in the same place in 1935.

6. Census in 1950 in Shillington, Berks, PA. 8 The 1950 census recorded at 313 Brobst Street: Helen Wieder, widowed, seamer in silk underwear mill, 51, living with daughter Phyllis, at school, 14; and son-in-law Paul Froelich, assistant traffic manager for motor freight, 27, and Helen's daughter Shirley Froelich, telephone operator, 22. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

7. Residence: in 1955 in Shillington, Berks, PA.

8. Residence: 313 N Brobst St., Shillington, PA in 1959 in Shillington, Berks, PA. 9

Lillie married Walter Waltman Wieder, son of Thomas Franklin Wieder and Rosa Waltman, on 5 Jul 1923 in , Berks, PA.1 (Walter Waltman Wieder was born on 17 May 1900 in , Berks, PA,10 11 died on 23 May 1943 in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA 11 and was buried on 27 May 1943 in Montello: Pleasant View Cemetery, Berks, PA, USA 11.)


1, Berks County, Pennsylvania Marriages, 1885-1929 (Berks County Pennsylvania Register of Wills. Berks County, Pennsylvania Marriage Records 1885-1929. Reading, PA, USA., L. Helen Bicher.

2 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Mohnton Boro, Series: T624 Roll: 1313 Page: 80.

3 Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 ( Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 575.Trinity Lutheran Church, Lillie Helen Biecher daughter of William Biecher.

4 1920 United States Census, William H Bicher, 1920.

5 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 6 Jul 1923, page 5.

6 1930 United States Census, Walter Weider, Shillington, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 139, sheet 2B, line 73, family 48.

7 1940 United States Census, Walter Wieder, Shillington Borough, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 6-82, sheet 11B, family 236.

8 "1950 United States Census," Helen Wieder, Shillington PA.

9, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1959 Reading City Directory, Wieder L Helen (widow Walter W).

10 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Walter W Wieder, 1917-1918.

11, 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 44844. Walter W. Weider. Father Franklin T. Weider. Mother Rosa Waltman. Spouse L. Helen Bicher.

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