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


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1. David Hambright

Maria Beecher

  • Born: 16 Jun 1792, , Lancaster, PA 3
  • Christened: 24 Jul 1792, New Holland: Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): David Hambright in New Holland: Zeltenreich Reformed Church, Lancaster, PA 1 2

   Other names for Maria were Maria Bicher, Maria Bucher 1 2 3 and Maria Hambright.4

   FamilySearch ID: 9KP6-NQ1.

  General Notes:

In the Seltenreich Reformed Church records this appears under "Membership List 28 Oct 1837": Maria Beecher m. David Hombright, Charlotte Beecher m. John Leber.

  Christening Notes:

Sponsors were the parents.

  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.

Maria married David Hambright in New Holland: Zeltenreich Reformed Church, Lancaster, PA.1 2


1 Seltenreich Reformed Church, New Holland, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

2 Irish, Donna R., Pennsylvania German Marriages: Marriages and Marriage Evidence in Pennsylvania German Churches (Baltimore : Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982. Description: 817 p.), Page 323.

3 Trinity Lutheran Church, New Holland, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (Note: Some very early records that appear in this church register were from Muddy Creek Lutheran Church in East Cocalico Township, before the congregation moved to New Holland.).

4 Pennsylvania, U.S., Marriages, 1852-1854 ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Secretary of the Commonwealth. Series 26.28, Record and Indexes of Births, Deaths, and Marriages. Microfilm, rolls 668-673. Records of the Department of State, Record Group 26. Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Pennsylvania State Archives; Reel Number: 669. Marriage of Richard Hambright and Elizabeth King in 1854.

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

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