Emanuel Becher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Other names for Emanuel were Manuel Becher,8 Emanuel Beckard,9 Emanuel Becker 2 10 and Emanuel Bucher.2
FamilySearch ID: 9JHZ-9J9.
The 1900 Census for Emanuel's son, John (born 1826) indicated his father was born in Germany and his mother in Ireland. The 1850 Census indicated both were born in Pennsylvania. Further research is needed.
Noted events in his life were:
1. Relatives To Research: For the latest on who his father is, see https://SearchTrees.com/becher and contact email@example.com. Y-DNA tests show he is unrelated to most PA Beecher ancestors and the CT Beecher families.
2. Relatives To Research: May be brothers (need proof): Emanuel Becher b.1776 http://www.searchtrees.com/tree/4462.htm ; Daniel Becher b.1777 http://www.searchtrees.com/tree/4455.htm ; John Becher b.1780 http://www.searchtrees.com/tree/12429.htm.
3. Relatives To Research: Likely related to Philip Becher born in the mid 1700's attending churches in New Holland. See http://www.searchtrees.com/tree/15904.htm, 1750, New Holland: New Holland United Methodist Cemetery, Lancaster, PA.
4. Census in 1820 in Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA. 9 In the 1820 Census in Earl Township, Emanuel Beckard is listed with this household:
5. Census in 1840 in Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA. 8 In the 1840 Census Manuel Becher is listed with this household:
6. Elected Officer of Zeltenreich Reformed Church in 1843 in New Holland: New Holland United Methodist Cemetery, Lancaster, PA.
7. Census in 1850 in Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA. 3 Emanuel Becher, carpenter, 74, was with wife Elloner, 67; and daughter Emma, 34. Emanuel's real estate was valued at $700. With them was probably Emanuel's son, John Becher, tailor, 23; his wife, Ann, 22; and Eliza, 1. Elloner was born in Maryland, the others in Pennsylvania.
8. Book: The Bechers as early settlers were mentioned as follows in the History of Lancaster County by Dr. Frederick Klein, 1924. 11
Emanuel married Elener Chesney. (Elener Chesney was born on 5 Sep 1783 in , , MD,3 4 5 12 died on 6 Apr 1861 in , Lancaster, PA 6 and was buried in New Holland: Zeltenreich Reformed Church, Lancaster, PA 4.)
1 Darius William Gerhard, A History of the New Holland Charge of the Reformed Church in Lancaster County, Pa (Ranck & Sandoe, 1877. 140 pages), Page 103.
2 (Note: Some very early records that appear in this church register were from Muddy Creek Lutheran Church in Brecknock Township, before the congregation moved to New Holland.).
3 , Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Earl Township, Series: M432 Roll: 789 Page: 204.
4 (FamilySearch.org Family History Library Microfilm 0020363 Item 12.).
5 , http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50972585.
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 64476. John Becher. Father Emanuel Becher. Mother Ellen Chesney.
8 , Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Leacock Township, Series: M704 Roll: 467 Page: 449.
9 , Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Earl Township, Series: M33 Roll: 106 Page: 136.
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.), Death Certificate 45189. Dan'l Becher. Father Emanuel Becker. Mother Eleanor Chesney.
11 Klein, Dr. Frederick, History of Lancaster County (1924), http://www.horseshoe.cc/pennadutch/places/pennsylvania/lancasterco/townships/earls/earls.htm.
12 , Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Leacock Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1121 Page: 582.
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