Jonathan Roth
Dorothea Elizabeth Linn
Jacob Roth
Margaret Kline
Lydia Roth


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1. Sebastian Bucher

Lydia Roth 2 3 4

  • Born: 6 Mar 1800, , , PA 2 3 5
  • Marriage (1): Sebastian Bucher on 2 Apr 1820 in New Hanover Twp.: New Hanover Lutheran Church, Montgomery, PA 1
  • Died: 23 Mar 1886 at age 86 2 5
  • Buried: Limerick: Limerick Church Burial Ground, Montgomery, PA 5

   Other names for Lydia were Lydia Rhoads 2 and Lidia Roth.1

   FamilySearch ID: 9SH5-BLH.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Limerick Twp., Montgomery, PA. 3 Sebastian Bucher, 55, was with Lydia, 50; Theadore, 14, and Catherine Esther, 8. His real estate was worth $5,0000. Sebastian and Lydia were born in "Berks" and Theadore in "Montg."
Next door is Levi Bucher, farmer, 28; Catherine, 24; Lydia Jane, 2; and John, 1. Also: Mary Herner, 14; Nathan Reninger, laborer, 17. Levi had no real estate value. Everyone was born in "Montg."

2. Census in 1860 in Limerick, Montgomery, PA. 6 The 1860 census recorded Sebastin Buchard, 67, living with wife Lydia, 60; Theodore, farmer, 22; Catharina Cutter, domestic, 16; Jacob, 27; his wife Mary, 27; and Jacob and Mary's children Benjamin, 5; Jane, 2; Milton S., 1. Also in the home is Henry Sigfread, farm hand, 27; and Emma Ech, 12. The post office is Limerick.

3. Book: Historical and Biographical Annals of Berks County, 1909. 4
Jacob Roth, son of Jonathan and Dorothea Elizabeth (Linn), married Margaret Kline, and their children were: Lydia married Bastian Buchert; Daniel married (first) Catharine Yerger, and (second) Lydia Freyer; Jacob, born Dec. 25, 1806, married Sarah Romich, and had a large progeny (he is buried at Boyertown); Hannah, born Aug. 16, 1804, married David Wise; Dieter married (first) Elizabeth Brandlinger, and (second) Kate Reifsnyder; Samuel married twice; Rebecca married Abraham Hanberger; Maria married John Peltz, of Roxboro; Catharine, born Oct. 14, 1807, died Nov. 14, 1809.

Lydia married Sebastian Bucher, son of Conrad Bucher and Anna Maria Engel, on 2 Apr 1820 in New Hanover Twp.: New Hanover Lutheran Church, Montgomery, PA.1 (Sebastian Bucher was born on 27 Feb 1796 in , Montgomery, PA 3 5 7 8 9, christened in New Hanover Twp.: Falkner Swamp Reformed Church, Montgomery, PA,7 8 died on 29 Jan 1875 in , Montgomery, PA 5 9 and was buried in Limerick: Limerick Church Burial Ground, Montgomery, PA 9.)


1 New Hanover Lutheran Church, New Hanover, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (FHC Microfilm, but some records online

2 Find A Grave,

3 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, Limerick Township, Limerick Township, Series: M432 Roll: 799 Page: 94.

4 Montgomery, Morton L., Historical and Biographical Annals of Berks County Pennsylvania (Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1909. Online at:, Page 1288.

5 Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 ( Original data: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania.), Montgomery, Limerick, James Union Lutheran and Reformed Church records.

6 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Limerick, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1145; Page: 179; Image: 186; Family History Library Film: 805145.

7 Humphrey, John T., Montgomery County Births (1993. Humphrey Publications.).

8 Falkner Swamp Reformed Congregation, New Hanover Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

9 Find A Grave,

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