John Jacob Bucher
(Abt 1800-)
Anna Coons
(Abt 1802-)
George Frederick Bucher


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1. Flora B. Strickland

George Frederick Bucher 1 2 3

  • Born: 16 Nov 1846, , Wayne, OH 1 3
  • Marriage (1): Flora B. Strickland on 4 Oct 1870 in , Carroll, IL 1

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: Mayor in Mount Carroll, Carroll, IL.

2. Moved: 1848, , Jo Daviess, IL. 1

3. Census in 1860 in Pleasant Valley, Jo Daviess, IL. 3 Jno J. Bucher, [John], farmer, 60, was living with wife Anna, 58; Barbara, 19; Andrew, 17; George, 13. John and wife were born in Switzerland, the children in Ohio. His real estate was worth $2,000 and personal estate $700. The post office was Pleasant Valley.

Next door is Jacob Bucher, farmer, 35; his wife Catharine, 33; Adam, 10; Simon, 7; Joseph, 4. Also, Jacob Bucher, 19, farm hand, and Matilda Hoy, 26, house servant. Both Jacobs were born in Switzerland, Catharine and Matilda in Ohio, and the others in Illinois. Jacob's farm was worth $6,000 and personal estate $1,350.

Next door is another Jacob Bucher, farmer, 23, with wife Nancy, 24. Living with them: Jno [John] Bucher, 48, farmer; his wife Hester, 46; and Anna, 12; and John Jr. 4. Jacob ,John Sr., Hester and Anna were born in Switzerland, Nancy in New York, and John Jr. in Illinois. They had no real estate of value. Jacob's personal estate was $60 and John Sr.'s $225.

4. Moved: 1864, , Carroll, IL. 1

5. Book: Carroll County Directory - History of Carroll County, 1878. 1
GEORGE F. BUCHER - Mt. Carroll City- Agent for Champion Mower and Reaper; born in Wayne Co. Ohio, Nov. 16. 1846; when two years of age removed to Jo Daviess Co., and lived there until 1864; enlisted in the army, in the 62d Regt., I. V. I., Co. E, and was detailed to Transfer Department, Springfield; came to Carroll Co. in 1864; married Miss Flora B. Strickland, from Bradford Co., Penn., Oct. 4, 1870; they have two children: Fanny N., born Sept. 2, 1871; Florence D., Sept. 6, 1873.

George married Flora B. Strickland on 4 Oct 1870 in , Carroll, IL.1 (Flora B. Strickland was born about 1852 in , Bradford, PA.)


1 <i>Carroll County Directory - History of Carroll County</i> (1878.), Mt. Carroll City. Online at

2 <i>Illinois State Archives</i> (

3 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Illinois, Jo Daviess County, Pleasant Valley, Series: M653 Roll: 189 Page: 889.

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