Rebecca Donnenberger
(1844-1884)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John H. Bucher

Rebecca Donnenberger 1

  • Born: 31 Aug 1844, , Lebanon, PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): John H. Bucher on 18 Jun 1863 in Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA 1
  • Died: 3 Jan 1884, S. Lebanon Twp., Lebanon, PA at age 39 3

   Other names for Rebecca were Rebecca Donnaberger 2 and Rebecca Donneberger.4

   FamilySearch ID: 9XJC-QK5.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1870 in S. Lebanon Twp., Lebanon, PA. 2 In 1870 in South Lebanon Township, Henry Bucher Sr. and Henry Jr. were living side by side, as neighbors to other Bucher families.

Henry Sr., 72, retired farmer, was with wife Elizabeth, 65; and daughter Lavina, 36. His real estate is worth $4,000 and possessions $600.

Henry Jr., farmer, 34, was with wife Catherine, 24; Monroe, 5; Henry J., 3; Solomon, 2; and Aaron, 4 months, born in April. His real estate was worth $300 and possessions $500.

Also on the page are the households of in-laws Jacob Dohner and Henry Dohner, followed by these Bucher families:

Jacob Bucher Jr., farmer, 32, was with wife Veronica, 30; Horst, 8; Susan, 6; Veronica, 5; Caleb, 4; and Jacob, 1. Also in the home was domestic servant Mary Robbold, 13; and farm laborers Peter Wise, 62; Israel Snyder, 30; and Nathan Lineaweaver, 21. Jacob's home is worth $15,000 and possessions $2,200.

Ezra Bucher, retired farmer, 56, is with wife Elizabeth, 54; and son Christian, farm laborer, 21. His real estate is worth $26,000 and possessions worth $1,000.

John Bucher, farmer, 31, is with wife Rebecca, 24; Samuel, 6; John, 3; and Annie, 10 months, born in Oct. Kate Binner, domestic servant, 15, lived with them. John has no real estate value and his possessions are worth $2,200.

Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Cornwall.

2. Obituary: Lebanon Courier and Evening Report on 9 Jan 1884 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 3 BUCHER - In South Lebanon, on the 3rd. inst., Mrs. Rebecca Bucher, aged 39 years, 4 months, and 3 days. She was the wife of John H. Bucher.


Rebecca married John H. Bucher, son of Ezra Bucher and Elizabeth Reist, on 18 Jun 1863 in Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA.1 (John H. Bucher was born on 29 Jul 1839 in S. Lebanon Twp., Lebanon, PA,2 5 6 7 died on 15 Feb 1913 in Rexmont, Lebanon, PA 7 8 and was buried in Rexmont: Bucher Meeting House Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 7.)


Sources


1 Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania (Church records available from Lebanon County Historical Society and also by renting these microfilms from the Catalog at FamilySearch.org: Film 933974 Births/Christenings 1763-1876, computer printout. Film 1434022 Baptismal Registers and Burial Records, 1773-1876, typewritten transcription. Film 1033984 Marriages 1794-1876, typewritten transcription. Film 1434022 has been transcribed onto the FamilySearch.org site and can be searched online by entering the Film # into the search form.), Marriages, Page 226.

2 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, South Lebanon Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1361 Page: 394.

3 Lebanon Courier Newspaper (Lebanon Borough, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania), 9 Jan 1884 edition.

4 Egle, William Henry, 1830-1901, History of the Counties of Dauphin and Lebanon in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania : Geographical and Genealogical (Philadelphia : Everts & Peck, 1883
360 p., 63 p. of plates : ill., maps), Page 237.

5 Gladys Bucher Sowers, The Bucher Family, 1681-1997 (1997. Gladys Bucher Sowers, 1410 Cornwall Road, Lebanon, PA 17042, 78 pp.), Tree Page 4.

6 History of Kreider Family from the Pen of Rev. J.G. Francis (Transcribed from the Lebanon Daily News, Lebanon, Pennsylvania
by J Lee Kreider, 6248 Freeport Drive, Dayton, Ohio 45415. July, 1983.
Online at: http://www.kreider.us/Phipps/Kreider.pdf), Page 134.

7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=95402946.

8 Gladys Bucher Sowers, The Bucher Family, 1681-1997 (1997. Gladys Bucher Sowers, 1410 Cornwall Road, Lebanon, PA 17042, 78 pp.), Tree Page 8.



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