Peter Beecher Sr.
(Abt 1790-After 1850)
Catherine Cashman
(Abt 1792-1855)
John Altland
(1778-1853)
Elizabeth Dierdorff
(1786-1853)
David Beecher
(1814-1871)
Elizabeth Altland
(1810-1883)
Mary Catherine Beecher
(1841-1880)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Jacob Burcher

Mary Catherine Beecher 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 25 Dec 1841, Butler Twp., Adams, PA 2 5 6 7
  • Christened: 11 Jun 1842, Arendtsville: Arendtsville Union Church (Zion Lutheran and Trinity Reformed; Arents Church), Adams, PA 5 7
  • Marriage (1): Jacob Burcher on 7 Nov 1872
  • Died: 13 Feb 1880, , Adams, PA at age 38 2 8
  • Buried: Fairfield: Fairfield Union Cemetery, Adams, PA

   Other names for Mary were Mary Catherine Bucher 6 and Mary Catherine Buecher.5 7

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Butler Twp., Adams, PA. 6 David Bucher, farmer, 35, was living with Elizabeth, 40; Mary, 8; Elizabeth, 5; Sophia, 4; Lydia, 1, and John, 7 months old when the census was recorded on 10 Aug 1850. David has no real estate value. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Neighbors are 70-year-old John Altlande and his wife Elizabeth, 64 whose farm is worth $3,000.

2. Census in 1860 in Franklin Twp., Adams, PA. 9 David Beecher, farmer, 44, was living with wife Elizabeth, 49; Mary, 18; Elizabeth, 15; Sophia, 14; Lydia, 12; John, 9; Sarah, 7. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. David's real estate was worth $3,000 and personal estate $1,000. The post office was Mummasburg.

3. Census in 1870 in Franklin Twp., Adams, PA. 10 The 1870 census recorded David Beecher, farmer, 56, living with wife Elizabeth, 60; Mary, 25; Elizabeth, 23; Sophia, 22; John, farm laborer, 18; and Sarah, 16. Also in the home was farm laborer Francis Dittenhafer, 18. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. David's real estate was valued at $10,000 and personal estate at $2,500. The post office was Mummasburg.


Mary married Jacob Burcher on 7 Nov 1872. (Jacob Burcher was born in May 1841 in , , PA,11 12 died on 30 Aug 1902 in Lewisberry, York, PA 11 13 and was buried on 1 Sep 1902 in New Oxford: New Oxford Cemetery, Adams, PA 13 14.)


Sources


1 <i>Records of Sharon Nickol Swope</i> (http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=nickol).

2 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013</i>, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 670. PA > Adams > Fairfield > Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church. Death of Mary C. Burcher.

3 <i>Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA)</i>, 18 Mar 1937, page 1. Obituary of Mrs. Isaiah Geisler.

4 <i>Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA)</i>, 3 Feb 1955, page 1 & 3. Mrs. Elizabeth Berkheimer Fatally Burned in New Oxford.

5 <i>Arendtsville Union Church (Zion Lutheran and Trinity Reformed; Arents Church), Adams County, Pennsylvania</i>.

6 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Butler Township, Series: M432 Roll: 743 Page: 11.

7 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2FG-125 Mary Catherine Buecher, 11 Jun 1842; Christening, citing Lutheran and Reformed Church, Arendtsville, Adams, Pa. FHL microfilm 824351. Mary Catherine Buecher.

8 <i>Records of Marcia Wilson</i> (Leonia, NJ).

9 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Franklin Township, Series: M653 Roll: 1057 Page: 103.

10 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZL9-3WL David Beecher, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 41, family 333, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000552788.

11 <i>New Oxford Item</i> (Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania), 5 Sep 1902.

12 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3H7-V2K Jacob Burcher in household of William A Rudy, Newberry Township, Northern District Goldsboro borough, York, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 3B, family 68.

13 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=47312176.

14 <i>New Oxford Item</i> (Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania), 1 Sep 1902.



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