Johann Engel Buecher
Elizabeth Catharina
George Albrecht Sr.
(Abt 1735-1794)
Anna Maria
John Beecher Sr.
Mary Ann Albrecht
Margaret Beecher
(Abt 1793-Abt 1864)


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Margaret Beecher

  • Born: Abt 1793, , Lancaster, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Mulliner
  • Died: Abt 1864, , Montgomery, PA about age 71 3

   Other names for Margaret were Margaretha Beecher,4 Peggy Beecher,3 Margaretha Bicher, Margaret Bucher and Margaret Mulliner.1 3

   FamilySearch ID: LD9K-HWB.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1800 in Churchtown, Lancaster, PA. 5 A John Bicher is listed in Churchtown in the 1800 Census in Lancaster County in Caernarvon Township. The household included:
Males (born)
Under 10 (1791-1800) = 3 sons (George, Jacob, William)
10-15 (1785-1790) = 2 sons (Samuel, John)
26-44 (1756-1774) = 1 father (John)
Females (born)
Under 10 (1791-1800) = 2 daughters (Catharine, Maria)
10-15 (1785-1790) = 2 daughters (Margaret, Magdalena "Polly")
26-44 (1756-1774) = 1 mother (Mary Ann)

This is the only John found in the Census anywhere near New Holland where we know John Bucher/Bicher was attending church in 1803.

2. Census in 1850 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1 The 1850 census recorded Margaret Mulliner, 57, living in the household of Lemuel Patterson, plasterer, 25; Mary Patterson, 39; Isaac Patterson, 2. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Pension in 1854. 3 Following in a copy of a letter from U. S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Pensions, received by Mrs. Harry Kennett McAdams, 309 N. Broadway, Lexington, KY. [Ms. McAdams is a descendent.]

"I advise you that form the papers in the Revolutionary War Pension Claim, S.39982, it appears that John Beecher, or Becher, enlisted in Lebanon, in what was later Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, April, 1788, served as a Private in Captain Meng's Company, Colonel Benjamin Flowers Artillery Artificers Regiment and was discharged April 3, 1779.

"He was allowed a Pension on his application executed November 28, 1818, while a resident of Berne Township, Berks County, Pa., aged over fifty-six years. He died March 22, 1819.

"Soldier's wife, Mary Ann Beecher, died November 11, 1837. Her maiden name and date of marriage not stated.

"In 1854, Jacob Nyswender and Henry Carpenter stated in Columbus, Ohio, that the following were the children and only heirs of said John and Mary Ann Beecher:

"John Beecher, of Berks County, Pa.

"William Beecher and Barbara Nyswender, both of Franklin County, Ohio.

"Margaret Mulliner, of Philadelphia, Pa.

"Benjamin Beecher, Jacob Beecher, and Catherine Paxon, all of Chester Co., Pa.

"Samuel Beecher, of Lancaster Co., Pa.

"Lydia Cook, of Clark Co., Va.

"There is no record in this bureau of land having been granted by the United States, on account of the service of the above named Revolutionary War Soldier, John Beecher, or Becher.

Winfield Scott, Commissioner, Rev. and 1812 Wars Section."

4. Residence: in 1854 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

5. Census in 1860 in Lower Merion Twp., Montgomery, PA. 2 The 1860 census recorded Margaret Mulliner, 67, living in the household of Lemuel A. Patterson, 35; and Mary Ann Patterson, 49.

6. She has conflicting death information of Since the 1850 & 1860 census estimate her birth in 1793, and the 1929 book states she died at age 71, we estimate her death in 1864., 1864 and Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

7. Book: Kentucky Pioneer and Court Records, 1929. 3
Peggy married Mr. Mulliner; died, age 71; had one daughter. Lived at Philadelphia, Pa.

Margaret married Mulliner. (Mulliner was born about 1790 in , , Pennsylvania, USA.)


1 1850 United States Census, Margaret Mulliner in entry for Lemuel Patterson, 1850.

2 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Lower Merion, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1145; Page: 209; Image: 216; Family History Library Film: 805145.

3 McAdams, Mrs. Harry Kennett: compiler and publisher. Sections of Beecher Genealogy compiled with aid of direct descendent Dr. A.C. Beecher in Philadelphia, Kentucky Pioneer and Court Records: Abstracts of Early Wills, Deeds and Marriages from Court Houses and records of Old Bibles, Churches, Grave Yards, and Cemeteries. Copied by American War Mothers. (Keystone Printery, Lexington, KY. 1929.), Page 319.

4 Berks County Courthouse, Will of John Beecher, executed March 8, 1819.

5 1800 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Caernarvon Township, Series: M32 Roll: 39 Page: 92.

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