|Christian M. Bucher
This Christian's father is one of the four sons of Christian Bucher b. 1742: Christian Bucher b. 1775; John Bucher b.1780; Joseph Bucher b.1782; and Martin Bucher b.1788. All are in our tree. Further research is needed to make the connections.
Noted events in his life were:
1. Residence: in 1834 in Donegal Twp., Lancaster, PA.
2. Census in 1850 in West Hempfield Twp., Lancaster, PA. 2 Three Bucher brothers are on the same page: Christian, John, and David:
3. Census in 1860 in Marietta, Lancaster, PA. 4 C. M . Bucher, mill right, 44, is living with Margaret, 44; Henry, mill right, 23; Horris, boatman, 21; Eliza, 19; Christian, boatman, 17; David, 14; Elwood, 5; and Mary Bucher, 67, probably the children's grandmother. Christian's real estate is worth $800 and his possessions $150. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.
4. Census in 1870 in Marietta, Lancaster, PA. 5 Christian Bucher, carpenter, 55, was living with Margaret, 55; Elwood, 15; and Lottie, 23. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Marietta. He had no real estate of value.
5. Census in 1880 in Marietta, Lancaster, PA. 6 Christian M. Bucker, carpenter, 64, was living with wife Margaret, 64. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.
6. Book: Encyclopedia of Pennsylvania biography: biography of Christian M. Bucher family, 1914. 1
Christian married Margaret Hinkel, daughter of William Hinkel and Unknown, on 24 Apr 1834 in Marietta, Lancaster, PA.1 (Margaret Hinkel was born on 1 Jul 1815 in Marietta, Lancaster, PA,1 7 died on 19 Jun 1895 in Marietta, Lancaster, PA 8 and was buried in Marietta: Marietta Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 8.)
Rev. H. B. Schaffner, pastor of the German Reformed Church 1
1 Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921, <i>Encyclopedia of Pennsylvania biography</i> (New York : Lewis Historical Publishing Co. 1914. Online at http://www.archive.org), Vol. 6 Page 2091.
2 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, West Hempfield Township, Series: M432 Roll: 788 Page: 191.
3 <i>Billion Graves</i> (http://www.BillionGraves.com), http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/ChristianMBucher/1331496.
4 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Marietta Boro, Series: M653 Roll: 1122 Page: 351.
5 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Marietta, Series: M593 Roll: 1355 Page: 414.
6 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Marietta, Family History Library Film 1255141, NA Film Number T9-1141, Page 325B.
7 <i>Billion Graves</i> (http://www.BillionGraves.com), http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/MargretBucher/1571149.
8 <i>Billion Graves Index</i>, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/ChristianMBucher/1331496.