Henry Bucher
(1764-1824)
Catherine Epley
(1768-1847)
Nicholas Mantz
Henry Bucher
(Abt 1792-1842)
Elizabeth Mantz
(Abt 1792-After 1842)
Martin E. Bucher
(1821-After 1900)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lucy Ann Arnold

Martin E. Bucher 1 2 3

  • Born: Apr 1821, Sunbury, Northumberland, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): Lucy Ann Arnold
  • Died: After 1900

   Another name for Martin was Martin P Bucher.4

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: commissioner of Northumberland County in Sunbury, Northumberland, PA. 5

2. Census in 1850 in Sunbury, Northumberland, PA. 1 The 1850 Census in Sunbury shows Martin Bucher, tanner, age 30, is living with wife Lucy, age 29; Henry, 7; George, 5; and Mary, 2. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Book: He was the postmaster of Sunbury according to Bell's History of Northumberland County published in 1891:, 1856. 6
The following is a list of Sunbury postmasters, with dates of their respective appointments: Robert Gray, January 1, 1797; John Weitzel, October 1, 1798; Solomon Markley, July 1, 1802; Lewis Dewart, April 19, 1806; Edward Gobin, March 13, 1816; Thomas Painter, May 14, 1822; Samuel J. Packer, December 9, 1822; John G. Martin, February 12, 1824; Rachel B. Packer, March 27, 1835; John Youngman, March 5, 1855; Martin E. Bucher, December 15, 1856; George M. Renn, March 19, 1861; Jonathan Bastian, April 26, 1864; John J. Smith, April 19, 1871; Jacob Rohrbach, May 5,1881; Jacob E. Eicholtz, May 25, 1885; A. N. Brice, March 20, 1890.

4. Census in 1860 in Sunbury, Northumberland, PA. 7 Martin E. Bucher, postmaster, 39, is living with wife Lucy A., 39; Henry, laborer, 17; George D., clerk, 16; Mary J., 12; Charles J., 9; and Martin Jr., 1. Martin has no real estate value, so he is probably renting.

5. Census in 1870 in Sunbury, Northumberland, PA. 8 In the East Ward in Sunbury we find two Bucher families on the same 1870 Census page:

George Bucher, shoemaker, 51, is with wife Elizabeth, 48, and daughter Elizabeth, 14. His real estate is valued at $1800 and possessions $200. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

Martin E. Bucher, county commissioner, 57, is living with wife Lucy, 57; George, R.R. clerk, 25; Elizabeth, 26, "in the family"' Charles, 19, "at home"; and Martin, 11. Martin has no real estate value, so he is probably renting; his possessions are worth $200. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

6. Census in 1880 in Sunbury, Northumberland, PA. 4 Martin P. Bucher, 60, laborer, is living with wife Lucy A., 60; and son Martin, 21, laborer. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

7. Census in 1900 in Sunbury, Northumberland, PA. 3 Renting a home at 140 Bainbridge Street in Sunbury in 1900 is Martin E. Bucher, age 79, born April 1821, widower, who was living with son Martin, laborer R.R., born May 1859, single. Also with them was grandson Albert C. Bucher, 13, born May 1887. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.


Martin married Lucy Ann Arnold. (Lucy Ann Arnold was born about 1821 in , , PA 1 4 7 and died before 1900.)


Sources


1 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Sunbury Boro, Series: M432 Roll: 804 Page: 208.

2 Gearhart, Heber G, <i>Heber G. Gearhart Collection</i> (Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.), Bucher families of Pennsylvania and Maryland, call slip FC BU.

3 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Sunbury Ward 3, Series: T623 Roll: 1450 Page: 175.

4 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255164; National Archives Film T9-1164; Page 511D.

5 <i>The Daily Item (Sunbury, PA)</i>, March 2, 1934 Edition.

6 Bell, Herbert C, <i>History of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania: including its aboriginal history; the colonial and revolutionary periods; early settlement and subsequent growth; political organization; agricultural, mining, and manufacturing interests; internal improvements; religious, educational, social, and military history; sketches of its boroughs, villages, and townships; portraits and biographies of pioneers and representative citizens etc, etc.</i> (Chicago, Ill.: Brown, Runk & Co., Publishers. 1891), Page 497.

7 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Sunbury Boro, Series: M653 Roll: 1149 Page: 609.

8 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, Sunbury East Ward, Series: M593 Roll: 1385 Page: 469.



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