Samuel Bucher
(1793-1861)
Elizabeth Lied
(1800-1832)
Henry Kegereis
(1793-)
Maria
Reuben Bucher
(1820-1893)
Catherine Kegereis
(1824-1879)
Henry K. Bucher
(1849-1928)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sarah Ann Bicher

Henry K. Bucher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14

  • Born: 3 Aug 1849, East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA 3 7 15 16
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Ann Bicher
  • Died: 29 Apr 1928, Adamstown, Lancaster, PA at age 78 3 7
  • Buried: 3 May 1928, Adamstown: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 3 7

   FamilySearch ID: LCRN-YZ4.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 15 The 1850 Census in East Cocalico Township lists Samuel Bucher, farmer, 56, living with wife Mary, 50; Jesse, 24; Catherine, 21; John, 14; Sarah, 10; and Elizabeth, 6. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Samuel is wealthy; his farm is worth $20,000.

On the same census page a few lines later is the household of Samuel's son Reuben Bucher, farmer, 29 with his wife Catharine, 27; Henry, 1; brothers Jacob Bucher, 28 and Samuel, 22, and Elizabeth Lead, 20. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1860 in West Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 2 The 1860 census recorded related Bucher families as neighbors. Everyone is born in Pennsylvania:

Jesse Bucher, age 35, occupation "store & tavern", owns real estate valued at $3,500 and personal possessions at $305. Living with him is wife Polly, 31 and Samuel Bucher, 7, who must be Jesse's nephew of brother Samuel H. since Jesse's wife never birthed any children according to her 1900 census record. Also with them are non-family members: Joseph Landis, 18; Jacob Frymyer, 27; and Harriet Stettler, 9.

Next door is Elizabeth, 25, married to Samuel Kurtz, 35, and daughter Sarah, 7 months. [Note: Could this Elizabeth be Jesse and Reuben's sister, daughter of Samuel born 1793?]

Next to them is Rueben Bucher, 40, farmer, who is wealthy: $11,000 in real estate and $1,240 in possessions. In his home are Catherine, 35; Henry, 10; Caroline, 7; Angeline, 4; Mary, 1. Also living with them: George Wilter, 30, hired help, and Sarah Deahl, 13, servant.

Next door is Elizabeth, 25, married to Samuel Kurtz, 35, and daughter Sarah, 7 months. Could this Elizabeth be Jesse and Reuben's sister, daughter of Samuel born 1793?

Next to them is Rueben Bucher, 40, farmer, who is wealthy: $11,000 in real estate and $1,240 in possessions. In his home are Catherine, 35; Henry, 10; Caroline, 7; Angeline, 4; Mary, 1. George Wilter, 30, hired help, and Sarah Deahl, 13, are also in the household.

3. Census in 1870 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 17 The 1870 Census in Adamstown borough lists Ruben Bucher, innkeeper, 49, living with wife Catherine, 46; Henry, 20, occupation hatter; Caroline, 16; Angeline, 16; Mary, 11; Bentz, 9; Clayton, 6; and Ruben, 4. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office is Reamstown.

4. Census in 1880 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 18 The 1880 census recorded two Bucher families living as neighbors in Adamstown.

Henry Bucher, 30, was living with wife Sallie, 26; Willie, 4; Ammon, 2; and Carrie, 6 months. Henry's occupation is "works in hat factory." Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

Next door was Henry's father. Reuben Bucher, 59, widowed, was living with his daughter and sons: Mary, 21; Bans [Bens aka Benedict], 19; Clayton, 16; Reuben, 15; and William, 9. Everyone except William has an occupation: "works in hat factory". Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

5. Occupation: member of the Town Council from 1882 to 1883 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 19

6. Occupation: hatter in 1899 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 1 1899 Lancaster City Directory:
Biecher Emma, hat trimmer, bds Main nr Fetter's store
Biecher Kate, cigarmaker, bds Main nr Fetter's store
Biecher Rebecca, cigarmaker, bds Main nr Fetter's store
Biecher William, carpenter, h Main nr Fetter's store
Bucher Henry, hatter, h Main nr Fetter's store
Bucher Reuben, hatter, h Main opp Lancaster Co. House.

7. Census in 1900 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 16 Henry Bucher, employed as a hat finisher, age 50 born Aug 1849, appears in the 1900 Census in Adamstown living with his wife, Sarah, born Aug 1853. The record shows they were married for 25 years and had six children, five of whom were still alive in 1900. Living with them: 22-year old son Ammon was born in Dec 1877 and was working as a cigar maker. Carrie was born Nov 1879 and worked as a hat trimmer, Bessie was born July 1886 and attended school, and Harry was born Sep 1890. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

8. Residence: on 6 Aug 1906 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 8

9. Census in 1910 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 20 Living on Main Street in Adamstown in 1910 is Henry Bucher, age 60, finisher in a hat factory, with his wife Sarah, 56. They were married 25 years and had 6 children, 2 of whom were living in 1910. Living with them is daughter Bessie, 23, knitter; and son Harry, 19, machinist.

10. Residence: on 18 Mar 1915 in Reading, Berks, PA. 21

11. Census in 1920 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 22 Henry K. Bucher, hatter in hat factory, 70, was living on Main Street with wife Sarah, hat trimmer in hat factory, 66, and daughter Bessie, 33, single, occupation "dyeing hose in hosiery mill." Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

12. Cause of Death: brain embolism, embolism to luns and arm, 29 Apr 1924, Adamstown, Lancaster, PA. 7


Henry married Sarah Ann Bicher, daughter of William Bicher and Sallie Echternacht. (Sarah Ann Bicher was born on 7 Aug 1853 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA 16 22 23 24 25 26, christened on 10 Sep 1854 in East Cocalico Twp.: Muddy Creek Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA,23 died on 18 Oct 1926 in Adamstown, Lancaster, PA 11 24 26 and was buried on 21 Oct 1926 in Adamstown: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 11 24 26.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, Pennsylvania > Lancaster > 1899 City Directory.

2 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, West Cocalico Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1123 Page: 894.

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=93404955.

4 The Genealogical record of the Schwenkfelder families (New York: Rand McNally & Co., 1923.), Page 549.

5 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VFM7-4HY Harry R. Klahr and Carrie B. Bucher, 11 Jul 1903; citing Adamstown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 20810.

6 Rex O. Matthews, Johann Jacob Klahr of Grossbundenbach, Germany and Berks County, Pennsylvania and Some of His Descendants (McLean, Virginia. 1998. 200 pages.), Page 74.

7 Ancestry.com, 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.), Death Certificate 36749. Henry K. Bucher. Father Reuben Bucher. Mother ___ Kegerise.

8 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 7 Aug 1906, page 5. Obituary of Angeline Beicher.

9 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Bessie B. Kurtz, father Henry K. Bucher, mother Sarah E. Bicher.

10 Ancestry.com, 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 028004-65 Bessie B. Kurtz, father Henry Bucher, mother Sarah Biecher, spouse Charles W. Kurtz.

11 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 19 Oct 1926, page 15. Obituary of Mrs. Sarah Bucher.

12 Lancaster New Era (Lancaster, PA), 1 Apr 1963, page 3. Obituary of Ammon Bucher.

13 Lancaster New Era (Lancaster, PA), 25 Nov 1955, page 18. Obituary of W. R. Bucher.

14 Ephrata Review (Ephrata, PA), 8 Feb 1973, page 13. Obituary of Harry B. Bucher.

15 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, East Cocalico Township, Series: M432 Roll: 789 Page: 337.

16 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Adamstown Borough, Series: T623 Roll: 1423 Page: 288.

17 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Adamstown Borough, Series: M593 Roll: 1355 Page: 343.

18 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255140; National Archives Film T9-1140; Page 63D.

19 Ellis, Franklin and Evans, Samuel, "History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania with Biographical Sketches of Many of its Pioneers and Prominent Men" (1883. Philadelphia, Everts & Peck.), Page 648.

20 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Adamstown Township, Series: T624 Roll: 1352 Page: 197.

21 The News-Journal (Lancaster, PA), 24 Mar 1915, page 3. Obituary of Mrs. Sallie Bicher.

22 1920 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Adamstown, Series: T625 Roll: 1582 Page: 4.

23 Muddy Creek Lutheran Church, Page 144.

24 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=93404978&.

25 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Adamstown Boro, Roll 1124, Page 6.

26 Ancestry.com, 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.), Death Certificate 99688. Sarah E. Bicher. Father William Bicher. Mother Sallie Echternacht.



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