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Leah Snyder
(Abt 1842-)


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Leah Snyder 1

  • Born: Abt 1842, S. Lebanon Twp., Lebanon, PA 1

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in S. Lebanon Twp., Lebanon, PA. 1 The 1850 South Lebanon Census lists a number of Bucher families, some living in close proximity.

On page 81 we first find Henry Bucher, age 52, farmer, real estate valued at $7000, living with wife Elizabeth, 45; Mary Ann, 20; Catherine, 18; Benedict, 16, farmer; Levina, 16; and Henry,14. All were born in Pennsylvania. Henry's neighbor preceding him is Peter Smith, 49, with his wife Margaret, 42, but the following neighbor is another Bucher.

On page 81 next is John Bucher, 67, occupation "none", real estate valued at $2500, living with a probable son, Ezra, 32, farmer, real estate valued at $2500. With him is Elizabeth, 35; John H., 10; Cyrus, 5; Christian S., 11 months old when the census was recorded on 8 Aug 1850. Also with them are others who aren't Bucher: George Schron, 21, laborer; Lidia Zellar, 16; and Catherine Zellar, 9. Everyone is born in Pennsylvania.

The next household is George Yeagley, weaver, 48, wife Elizabeth, 46, and their family; followed by George Hefs, blacksmith, 27, wife Rebecca, 26; and their family. Also in that home was Joseph Dohner, 25, related to the Dohners who married several Buchers.

The next household is Michael Snyder, laborer, 45; wife Mary [nee Bucher, sister of Henry above], 45; and children Henry, 19; Susan 18; Mary, 16; Israel, 11; Leah, 8; and Jonah, 5.

Next is Jacob Bucher, 43, farmer, real estate valued at $8000, is living with wife Francis, 38; Christian, 17, farmer; Nancy, 15; Jacob, 13; Susanna, 11; and daughter Francis, 7; George, 5; Elizabeth, 1; and a Susan Bucher, 48. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

Living next is John Greglow, 52, with wife Mary; Jacob Dohner, 35, with wife Elizabeth, 35; and John Dohner, 63.


1 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, South Lebanon Township, M432 Roll: 791 Page: 81.

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