Menno Z. Eberly
(1873-1922)
Anna W. Martin
(1873-1960)
Daniel Burkhart Good
(1869-1943)
Susanna Shirk
(1869-1935)
Joseph Martin Eberly
(1897-1981)
Alice Shirk Good
(1898-1979)
Susanna Good Eberly
(1927-1995)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Jacob Sensenig Bicher

Susanna Good Eberly 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

  • Born: 2 Oct 1927, Lancaster, Lancaster, PA 2 5 6 7 10
  • Marriage (1): Jacob Sensenig Bicher on 26 Jun 1948 1
  • Died: 30 Nov 1995, Myerstown, Lebanon, PA at age 68 2 5 10 13
  • Buried: 5 Dec 1995, Bethel: Little Swatara Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Berks, PA 5 14

   FamilySearch ID: 2X97-5QP.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1950 in Ephrata, Lancaster, PA. 15 The 1950 census recorded Jacob S. Bicher, joiner in shirt factory, 22, living with wife Suzanna G., 22; sister Mary B. Bicher, hemmer in slip factory, 21; sister Elsie, 17, binder in slip factory. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News: birth of Lois Bicher, 18 Apr 1952, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 8 Births. BICHER. Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Bicher of Bethel Route 1 announce the birth of a daughter. The baby was born at 4:04 p.m. Thursday in the Good Samaritan Hospital. Mrs. Bicher is the former Susanna Eberly. The father is employed in Mt. Aetna at the Crescent Plastic Factory.

3. Residence: on 3 May 1981 in Bethel Twp., Berks, PA. 12

4. Obituary: Lancaster New Era: obituary of Susanna Bicher, garment worker on 1 Dec 1995 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 13 Susanna G. Bicher, 78, of Bethel, died Thursday at the home of her daughter, Marlene Machamer, in Myerstown.

She was the wife of Jacob S. Bicher.

She retired from the Susan Garment Inc., Lebanon.

Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Joseph M. and Alice Good Eberly.

Surviving in addition to her husband are three daughters, Rose M., wife of Richard Zeller, of Bethel, Lois E., wife of Paul L. Horst, of Richland, and Marlene, wife of Nathan Machamer; a son, Henry E., husband of Beth Bicher, of Richland; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Lena, wife of Noah Sauder, of East Earl, Anna Mary, wife of Adin Oberholtzer, of Stevens, and Alice, wife of Paul Horst, of Ephrata; four brothers, James G., husband of Elsie Eberly, of Reinholds, Joseph G., husband of Ethel Eberly, of Stevens, Daniel G. Eberly, of Pine Grove, and Titus G., husband of Edna Eberly, of Little Marsh.

She was preceded in death by a brother.

5. Obituary: Lebanon Daily News; obituary of Susanna G. Bicher on 2 Dec 1995 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 10 Susanna G. Bicher, 68, of Bethel, died Thursday, Nov. 30, 1995, in the home of her daughter, Marlene Machamer, Myerstown. She was the wife of Jacob S. Bicher.
Born in Lancaster on Oct. 2, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Joseph M. and Alice Good Eberly. She was retired from the Susan Garment Company and attended the Myerstown Grace Brethren Church.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are daughters Rose M., wife of Richard Zeller, Bethel, Lois E., wife of Paul L. Horst, Richland, and Marlene, wife of Nathan Machamer, Myerstown; a son, Henry E. Bicher, Richland; 12 grandchildren; three great grand-children; three great-great grand-chlldren; sisters Lena, wife of Noah Sauder, East Earl, Anna Mary, wife of Adin Oberholtzer, Stevens, Alice, wife of Paul Horst, Ephrata; brothers Daniel G. Eberly, Pine Grove, Titus G. Eberly, Little Marsh, James G. Eberly, Reinholds, and Joseph G. Eberly, Stevens; and a number of nieces arid nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Paul G. Eberly.

6. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News: funeral of Susanna G. Bicher, 5 Dec 1995, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 14 Services for Susanna G. Eberly Bicher of Bethel, were held Tuesday, Dec. 5, 1995, in the Myerstown Grace Brethren Church. She was the wife of Jacob S. Bicher.
The Rev. Keith Shearer, pastor of the church, officiated. Interment was in the Little Swatara Church of the Brethren Cemetery, with Nathan G. Machamer, Nathan P. Machamer, Richard Zeller, Darris Georgio, Duane Horst and Jason Horst serving as pallbearers. Christman's Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Susanna married Jacob Sensenig Bicher, son of Henry Fox Bicher and Lydia Weaver Sensenig, on 26 Jun 1948.1 (Jacob Sensenig Bicher was born on 19 Jun 1927 in Ephrata Twp., Lancaster, PA 3 7 16 17.)


Sources


1 Wenger, Eli D., History of Michael S. Wenger (1819-1900) : ancestors and descendants (Manheim, Pa.: 1960, 96 pgs.), Page 44.

2 U.S. Social Security Death Index.

3 Zimmerman, David N., A twig of the Zimmerman off-spring of Glause Zimmerman born 1647, died 1729 : and his 3 sons and 1 daughter who came from Europe : record of 11 generations, births over 300 years, over 1300 families (Adamstown, Pa.: Ensinger Print. Service, 1956, 311 pgs.), Page 196.

4 Gazette, Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, Sept. 9 1992 Edition, Page 12.

5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=96301467.

6 Anna M. Gehman, The Gehman - Gayman Family History (1954. Mohnton, Route J, Pennsylvania . Online at https://archive.org/details/gehmangaymanfami00gehm), Page 65.

7 Gehman, Anna M., The Gehman-Gayman family history (Mohnton, Pa. :: Unknown,, 1953, 96 pgs. Available online on Heritage Quest.), Page 76.

8 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 18 Apr 1952, page 28. Birth of Lois Bicher.

9 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 3 Jul 1983, page 22. Bicher-Machamer Wedding.

10 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 2 Dec 1995, page 20. Obituary of Susanna G. Bicher.

11 LNP Always Lancaster (Lancaster, Pennsylvania https://lancasteronline.com/), 4 Feb 2022, obituary of Titus G. Eberly.

12 Ephrata Review (Ephrata, PA), 7 May 1981, page 9. Obituary of Joseph Everly.

13 Lancaster New Era (Lancaster, PA), 1 Dec 1995, page B-3. Obituary of Susanna Bicher.

14 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 5 Dec 1995, page 2. Funeral of Susanna G. Bicher.

15 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6XBG-6MK5 Jacob S. Bicher, Ephrata, PA.

16 Sensenig, Barton, Sensineys of America: Senseny, Sensenig, Sensenich, Senseney (BARTON SENSENIG
A. D. 1943






Lyon & Armor, Inc., Philadelphia, Pa., 1943), Page 109.

17 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Jacob Sensenig Bicher b. 19 Jun 1927.



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