Sebastian Bucher Jr.
(1770-1822)
Hannah Becker
(Abt 1774-1856)
Henry Moser
(1770-Abt 1841)
Catherine Krieg
(1777-1858)
Henry Bucher
(1809-1895)
Hannah Moser
(1816-1852)
Lewis Herman Bucher
(1850-1911)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Esther Gilbert

Lewis Herman Bucher 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 31 Mar 1850, Pottsgrove Twp., Montgomery, PA 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Esther Gilbert on 5 Aug 1871 in Pottstown: Trinity Reformed Church, Montgomery, PA 1
  • Died: 2 Jan 1911, Pottstown, Montgomery, PA at age 60 4 7
  • Buried: Pottstown: Pottstown Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 4

   Another name for Lewis was Lewis W. Bucher.7

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Pottsgrove Twp., Montgomery, PA. 2 Henry Bucher, 40, shoemaker, is living with wife Hannah, 34; Sarah, 16; Catherine, 14; Susanna, 12; John, 10; Henry, 6; Sebastian, 4; Hannah R., 2; and Lewis H., 6 months old when the census was recorded on 12 Sep 1850. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Henry's real estate was valued at $1,200.

2. Census in 1860 in Pottsgrove Twp., Montgomery, PA. 5 Henry Buchard, master shoemaker, 50, was married to wife Elizabeth, 48. Living with them: John, apprentice shoemaker, 20; Henry, apprentice shoemaker, 16; Sebastian, 15; Hannah, 12; and Lewis N., 10. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. His real estate was worth $900 and personal estate $200.

3. Census in 1870 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 3 Henry Bucher, shoemaker, 60, was living with wife Hannah, 58; and Lewis H., shoemaker, 20. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Henry's real estate was worth $5,000 and personal estate $700. The post office is Pottstown.

4. Residence: in 1871 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 1

5. Census in 1900 in Reading, Berks, PA. 8 The 1900 census recorded at 135 W. Buttonwood: Lewis H. Bucher, pudler iron works, 50, born Mar 1850, with wife Esther G., 46, Jun 1854; son Raymond L., 14, Feb 1886; son Ralph W., machinist, 21, Oct 1879; daughter-in-law Bertha, 18, Jul 1882; and grandchild Esther, 1, Nov 1899. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

6. Residence: in 1905 in Reading, Berks, PA. 6


Lewis married Esther Gilbert on 5 Aug 1871 in Pottstown: Trinity Reformed Church, Montgomery, PA.1 (Esther Gilbert was born on 24 Jun 1854 in , , PA,9 died on 8 Feb 1901 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA 7 9 and was buried in Pottstown: Pottstown Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 9.)


  Marriage Notes:

They were married by Rev. L. K. Evans.

Sources


1 <i>Trinity Reformed Church, Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania</i>.

2 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Pottsgrove Township, Series: M432 Roll: 799 Page: 61.

3 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Pottstown, Series: M593 Roll: 1378 Page: 271.

4 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50598525.

5 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Pottsgrove Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1145 Page: 503.

6 <i>Pottstown Ledger, Pottstown, Montgomery County, PA</i>, Thursday July 20, 1905. Obituary of Catherine Bechtel.

7 Fox, Cyrus T, <i>Reading and Berks County, Pennsylvania, a history</i> (New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., 1925, 1315 pgs.), Vol. 2, Page 285.

8 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3M5-SNL Raymond L Bucher in entry for Lewis H Bucher, 1900.

9 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50598526.



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