Emanuel Becher
(1776-1858)
Elener Chesney
(1783-1861)
Daniel Becher
(1822-1913)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Susanna Yound

Daniel Becher 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 17 Nov 1822, New Holland, Lancaster, PA 4 5 6 7
  • Christened: 23 May 1825, New Holland: Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA 1
  • Marriage (1): Susanna Yound on 1 Sep 1846 in , Lancaster, PA
  • Died: 9 May 1913, Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA at age 90 4 5 6
  • Buried: 12 May 1913, New Holland: Zeltenreich Reformed Church, Lancaster, PA 4 5

   Another name for Daniel was Daniel Becker.7

  Birth Notes:

In fact, the tombstone does have error -- the age inscribed of 90y 4m 2d doesn't match the birth and death dates on the tombstone. It calculates a birth of 7 Jan 1823.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Fact: His birthplace Summitville on his death certificate is now part of New Holland., 17 Nov 1822, New Holland, Lancaster, PA. 6

2. He has conflicting birth information of The tombstone inscribed 90y 4m 2d doesn't match the birth and death dates on the tombstone. It calculates a birth of 7 Jan 1823., 7 Jan 1823 and New Holland, Lancaster, PA.

3. Newspaper: 9 Sep 1846, Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 8 Lancaster Examiner & Herald, Marriages, p. 3:

BECHER-YOUND.-On the 1st inst., by the Rev. Daniel Hertz, Mr. Daniel BECHER, to Miss Susanna YOUND, of East Earl township.

4. Census in 1850 in Upper Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA. 3 Daniel Becher, shoemaker, 28, was living with Susanna, 23; Andrew, 2, and laborer John Mcaver, 25. He had no real estate of value. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Daniel's neighbors were Benjamin Owen, 50, and John Good Jr., 33, and John Good Sr., 65.

5. Census in 1860 in Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA. 2 9 Several Becher households are found in Leacock Township:

Nicholas Becher, farmer, 56, was living with Jacob Becher, 58; Elizabeth Becher, 47; and Eliza E. Becher, 10. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Nicholas real estate was valued at $1,500 and possessions worth $500.

Daniel Becher, shoemaker, 37, was living with wife Susannah, 35; Andrew, 12; Sarah Ann, 10; Daniel, 4 months when the census was recorded on 13 Jun 1860. Also in the home: Daniel's mother, Ellen Becher, 78; John Hoey, shoemaker, 54; and John Weaver, auctioneer, 37. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Daniel's real estate was worth $1,600 and possessions $250.

Living between Nicholas and Daniel was Reuben Graff, laborer, 24, and wife Lydia A., 24. Lydia may be a Becher by birth?

6. Occupation: 1869-70 Directory of Lancaster County: Becher, Nicholas, farmer; Becher, Daniel, shoemaker. P.O. Groff's Store (today's intersection of Newport Road and Stumptown Road, SW of New Holland.) in 1869 in Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA. 10

7. Census in 1870 in Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA. 11 Nicholas Beacher, laborer, 66, was living with Elizabeth Beacher, 50; and Jacob Beacher, occupation "at home", 68.

On the next page was Daniel Becher, laborer, 48; his wife Susanna, 45; Sarah A. 20; Daniel, 10; and Lola, 6. Also in the home was Christiana Beeley, domestic servant, 20. Daniel's real estate was worth $5,000 and his possessions $800.

Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Gap.

8. Census in 1880 in Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA. 12 Daniel Becher, cigar maker, 57, was living with wife Susanna, 54; daughter Sarah Ann, 29; son Daniel, 20;daughters Annie, 19; and Ida R., 15. Also in the home was grandson Jacob W. Ressler, 6; and cousin Nicholas Becher, laborer, 75. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

9. Census in 1900 in Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA. 7 The 1900 census recorded two Becher families as neighbors.

Daniel Becker [index error], occupation landlord, 78, born Nov 1822, was living with wife Susanna, 75, Sep 1825. They had been married 53 years and given birth to 6 children, 4 still alive in 1900. Both they and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Daniel's mother in Maryland.

Next door is Daniel Becher, painter, 40, born Jan 1860, living with wife Kate, 32, Octo 1867. Daniel had been married 18 years [note he had 3 wives] and with Kate had given birth to 1 child. Living with them were daughters: Elsie M., 13, Mar 1887; Bertha, 11, Apr 1889; Grace E., 9, Feb 1891; Minnie V., 7, Nov 1892; and Ethel, 2, Jan 1898.

10. Census in 1910 in Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA. 13 The 1900 census recorded two Becher families as neighbors.

Daniel Becker [index error], occupation "own income", 87, was living with wife Susanna, 84. They had been married 64 years and given birth to 6 children, 4 still alive in 1910. Both they and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Daniel's mother in Maryland.

Next door is Daniel Becker, farmer, 50, iving with wife Catherine, 40. Daniel had been married 13 years to her and Kate had given birth to 2 children, 1 still alive in 1910. Living with them were their daughter, Ethel, 12; and daughters by his Daniel's previous marriage: Bertha, 21; Grace E., 19; and Minnie V., 17. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

11. Cause of Death: ashtma due to a fall, old age, 9 May 1913, Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA. 6

12. Occupation: shoemaker on 9 May 1913 in Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA. 6


Daniel married Susanna Yound on 1 Sep 1846 in , Lancaster, PA. (Susanna Yound was born on 23 Sep 1825 in East Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA,2 4 7 11 14 died on 28 Oct 1912 4 14 and was buried in New Holland: Zeltenreich Reformed Church, Lancaster, PA 4 14.)


Sources


1 <i>Trinity Lutheran Church, New Holland, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania</i> (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.).

2 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Leacock Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1121 Page: 582.

3 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Upper Leacock Township, Series: M432 Roll: 789 Page: 129.

4 <i>Catalogue of Zeltenreich cemetery, containing a short history of the cemetery along with a family index and a related family index</i> (FamilySearch.org Family History Library Microfilm 0020363 Item 12.).

5 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50072703.

6 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). 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.

7 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M33N-4Y9 Daniel Becker, 1900.

8 <i>Lancaster Examiner & Herald Newspaper</i> (Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.), Wednesday, September 9, 1846, Page 3.

9 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Leacock Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1121 Page: 581-582.

10 <i>Directory of Lancaster County Embracing a Full List of all the Adult Males and Heads of Families, 1869-70</i> (Barnes & Pearsol, Lancaster, PA. 1869.), Leacock Township, page 281 image 267 of 472.

11 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Leacock Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1357 Page: 435-436.

12 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255142; National Archives Film T9-1142; Page 440C.

13 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGQ1-2TV Daniel D Becker, 1910.

14 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50072769.



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