Catherine Shirk
(1833-1890)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John Bucher

Catherine Shirk 1

  • Born: 9 Oct 1833, , , PA 1 2
  • Marriage (1): John Bucher
  • Died: 9 Feb 1890 at age 56 1
  • Buried: Denver: Fairview (Bucher) Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 1

   FamilySearch ID: 9C6N-PT3.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1870 in East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 3 The 1870 census recorded 3 related Bucher families as neighbors.

Jesse Bucher, farmer, 45, was living with wife Polly, 41; nephew Alfred Bucher, farm laborer, 14, and servant Harriet Stettel, 19. Jesse had no real estate and his personal estate was worth $1,000. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

The next neighbor is black smith William Wolfskill, 46, then the next neighbor..

John Bucher, farmer, 33, was living with wife Catharine, 36. Also with them: Mary Bucher, 71. John's real estate was worth $3,000 and personal estate $300. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

Next door is Samuel Bucher, farmer, 42; wife Susanna, 37; Amanda, 15; Rebeccah, 11; and Henry, 8. Samuel's real estate was worth $1,500 and personal estate $300. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Reamstown.

2. Census in 1880 in East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. 2 John Bucher, 43, farmer, was living with wife Catherine, 46. Also in the home is Lemon Bucher, 15, laborer, identified as nephew; and Sallie Shirk, 5, niece. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.


Catherine married John Bucher, son of Samuel Bucher and Maria Mellinger. (John Bucher was born on 17 Dec 1836 in East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA,1 4 5 died on 16 Jul 1898 1 5 and was buried in Denver: Fairview (Bucher) Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 1 5.)


Sources


1 Fairview Cemetery (AKA Bucher Cemetery), Denver, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lnoll/library/LibCemDenverFairview.htm).

2 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255140; National Archives Film T9-1140; Page 55D.

3 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, East Cocalico Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1355 Page: 329.

4 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, East Cocalico Township, Series: M432 Roll: 789 Page: 337.

5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=30227386.



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