Honorable John Jacob Bucher
Susanna Margaret Horter
Joseph Hough
Elizabeth West
Honorable George Horter Bucher
Hannah Hough
Clara Maria Bucher


Family Links

1. L. Mallard Cassels
2. Alfred McIlvaine Scott

Clara Maria Bucher 1 2

  • Born: 10 Nov 1846, Silver Spring Twp., Cumberland, PA 1 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): L. Mallard Cassels
  • Marriage (2): Alfred McIlvaine Scott on 19 Sep 1867 1
  • Died: 1926, , Wake, NC at age 80 2
  • Buried: Raleigh: Inwood Baptist Church Cemetery, Wake, NC 2

   Other names for Clara were Clare M. Bucher and Clenna M Bucher.4

  Burial Notes:

Her tombstone: Clare M. Bucher, b. 1846, d. 1926 w.o. Alfred M. Scott.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Silver Spring Twp., Cumberland, PA. 4 George H. Bucher, occupation "gentleman", with real estate valued at $20,000 making him quite wealthy, has his age appearing as 15 but this is obviously wrong since he is listed as the head of a family with wife Hannah, age 39. The children living with them are Mary H., 18; Rebecca P., 16; Robert A., 10; Ellin, 8; Ann, 6; Clenna M., 3; and Hannah, 1. Also living there is Charles Lee, 14, who is black. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1860 in Silver Spring Twp., Cumberland, PA. 3 George H. Bucher, age 62, appears as one of the richest people in the area with his real estate valued at $30,000. He has no occupation listed, apparently retired. Living with him is Hannah, 49; Robert A., 20, apprentice miller; Ellen, 18; Anna, 16; Clania? 13; Hannah, 11; George, 9. All were born in Pennsylvania. Non-family members living with them are John Burghart, 55, occupation hustler, born in Wurtemburg, Germany; and two born in Pennsylvania: Sarah Rawlings, 16; and Franny Miller, 12. The post office is New Ringston.

3. She was named as an heir in a will. Nov 1903 Decatur, DeKalb, GA. 5
Deceased: Scott, George W.
Heir: Agnes Scott Institute
Heir: Bidwell, Carrie B. (daughter of sister Susan)
Heir: Bucker, Annie C.
Heir: Bucker, Hannah C.
Heir: Candler, Mary K. (daughter)
Heir: Candler, Nellie B. (daughter)
Heir: Cassessls, Clara M.
Heir: Cooper, Annie India (daughter)
Heir: Harmon, Bessie N.
Heir: Phillips, Susan
Heir: Rebecca Scott Memorial Fund
Heir: Scott, Carrie I. (niece, daughter of brother Alfred)
Heir: Scott, George B. (son)

Note: Clara M. Cassessls is nee Bucher, who married first Alfred Scott, George Scott's brother, who died early of yellow fever. She then married second L. Mallard Cassels.

Clara married L. Mallard Cassels. (L. Mallard Cassels was born in Decatur, DeKalb, GA 1.)

Clara next married Alfred McIlvaine Scott, son of Honorable John Scott and Agnes Irvine, on 19 Sep 1867.1 (Alfred McIlvaine Scott was born on 22 Apr 1839 in Alexandria, Huntingdon, PA, died on 21 Sep 1876 in Savannah, Chatham, GA 1 and was buried in Decatur: Decatur Cemetery, DeKalb, GA 6.). The cause of his death was Yellow fever.


1 Egle, William Henry, <i>Pennsylvania Genealogies, Mainly Scotch Irish And German</i> (1896, 798 pp.
Reprinted Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Online via Google Book Search.), Page 128.

2 <i>Inwood Baptist Church Cemetery, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina</i> (Online at http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/wake/cemeteries/inwood.txt).

3 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Silver Spring Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1102 Page: 611.

4 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Silver Spring Township, Series: M432 Roll: 773 Page: 257.

5 <i>DeKalb County Courthouse, Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia</i> (Online at: http://www.dekalbhistory.org), Wills: Book C, Page 143.

6 <i>Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia</i> (http://www.dekalbhistory.org).

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