John Conrad Bucher Jr.
Hannah Mytinger
Honorable John Scott
Agnes Irvine
George Conrad Bucher
Susan Scott
John Conrad Bucher


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1. Marian Cheney Bidwell

John Conrad Bucher 1 2 3

  • Born: 12 Jan 1847, , Huntingdon, PA 1 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Marian Cheney Bidwell on 16 Dec 1880 in Decatur, DeKalb, GA 1
  • Died: Jul 1906, Decatur, DeKalb, GA at age 59 3
  • Buried: Decatur: Decatur Cemetery, DeKalb, GA 3

   FamilySearch ID: MMNW-3KT.

  Burial Notes:

His tombstone is in Section 6B of Decatur Cemetery and reads:
John Conrad Bucher
Jan 1847 - July 1906

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Photo: We added his grave photo here:

2. He has conflicting birth information of Jan 1848 and Huntingdon, Huntingdon, PA. 5 The 1900 Census lists his birth as Jan 1848.

3. Census in 1850 in Alexandria, Huntingdon, PA. 4 [In 1850 this census taker only recorded initials rather than given names.]
G. C. Bucher, merchant, age 28, is married to S. Bucher, 28. Living with them is son J. Bucher, 3; daughter H. Bucher, 3 months old when the census was taken on 13 Aug 1850; and E. Engle, 28. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

4. Census in 1860 in Alexandria, Huntingdon, PA. 2 Hannah Bucher, age 80, is living with daughter Eliza, 54. Hannah's estate is valued at $15,000 for possessions with no real estate, and Eliza's at $4000 for possessions plus $8000 in real estate. Also living with them is Caroline Hatfield, 46; Charles Hatfield, 18, student; and Susan Isenburg, 23, domestic.

Next door is presumed to be Hannah's son, George C. Bucher, age 38, merchant. His estate is valued at $6,400 in real estate and $3,500 in possessions. With him is wife Susan, 37; John, 13; Hannah, 10; Amie, 8; Eliza, 6; Mary, 4; and George, 1.

5. Census in 1880 in Black Hall, Fulton, GA. 6 John C. Bucher, age 35, nurseryman, is living single in the household of Fransis Kilpatrick, age 52, farmer, and his wife, Sarah C., age 41, and their daughter, Martha L.. Everyone and their parents were born in Georgia, except for John Bucher who was born in Pennsylvania, as were his parents.

6. Book: Pennsylvania Genealogies by William Henry Egle, 1896. 1
John-Conrad, b. January 12, 1847; seedsman and florist of Atlanta, Ga; m. December 20, 1880, Marian C. Bidwell; b. February 10, 1859, in Binghamton, N.Y.; daughter of Oliver B. Bidwell and Augusta Header [Hedden] and had issue: Irene-Marian, b. July 26, 1883, at Decatur, Ga.

7. Census in 1900 in Decatur, DeKalb, GA. 5 John C. Booker, 52, born Jan 1848, was married for 19 years to wife Marion, 41, born Feb 1859. She had given birth by 1900 to one child: Marion, 16, born Jul 1883, single. Also in the home is Agnes Bidwell, mother-in-law, 63, born Nov 1836, widow, who had birthed four children by 1900, two of whom were still living. The home also has a black servant: Winnie Griffin, 35, born May 1865, single.

John C. and his parents were born in Pennsylvania; Marion and her parents in New York; and daughter Marion was born in Georgia. John's occupation is florist. He owned the home.

The preceding household is Carrie Bidwell, 34, widow, born Jun 1866, living with her daughter Agnes, 9, born Oct 1870, and son Everett, 7, born Jul 1892. Carrie and her parents were born in Pennsylvania. The children were born in Georgia, their deceased father in Pennsylvania. Carrie has no occupation.

On the next page of the census is Alfred S. Bucher, John's brother, born in 1867.

John married Marian Cheney Bidwell, daughter of Oliver Bonker Bidwell and Augusta Marie Hedden, on 16 Dec 1880 in Decatur, DeKalb, GA.1 (Marian Cheney Bidwell was born on 10 Feb 1859 in Binghamton, Broome, NY,1 3 5 died on 5 Sep 1941 in Decatur, DeKalb, GA 3 and was buried in Decatur: Decatur Cemetery, DeKalb, GA 3.)


1 Egle, William Henry, Pennsylvania Genealogies, Mainly Scotch Irish And German (1896, 798 pp.
Reprinted Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Online via Google Book Search.), Page 136.

2 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Huntingdon County, Alexandria Boro, Series: M653 Roll: 1115 Page: 2.

3 Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia (

4 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Huntington County, Alexandria, Series: M432 Roll: 784 Page: 24.

5 1900 United States Census, Georgia, DeKalb County, Decatur, Series: T623 Roll: 192 Page: 30.

6 1880 United States Census, Georgia, Fulton County, Black Hall, FHL Film 1254147; National Archives Film T9-0147; Page 127A.

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