Johann Henrich Buecher
(Bef 1752-Aft 1820)
Johann Jacob Winteroth Sr.
Anna Maria Barbara Mayer
Frederick Beher
Catherine Wintrode
(Abt 1768-Aft 1830)
Elizabeth Beher


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1. David Harshbarger

Elizabeth Beher 1 2

  • Born: 18 Jan 1788, Germany Twp., Adams, PA 2 3
  • Christened: 16 Mar 1788, Littlestown: Christ Reformed Church, Adams, PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): David Harshbarger on 8 May 1805 in , Botetourt, VA
  • Died: , Cabell, WV, USA

   Other names for Elizabeth were Elizabeth Beecher, Elisabetha Beiger,3 Elisabetha Bucher and Elizabeth Bücher.

   FamilySearch ID: KCSB-4GS.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Baptism on 5 Nov 1785 in Littlestown: Christ Reformed Church, Adams, PA. Baptism by Rev. John Christoph Gobrecht: Elizabeth b. 18 Jan 1788, parents Frederick Bieger and Catherine, sponsors Jacob Winterorth and Barbara 4

2. Alt. Name: Original surname Bücher with umlaut above u (same in German as Buecher)., in 1788,. Original surname Bücher with umlaut above u (same in German as Buecher). Most descendants in this branch use Beher but in other branches Beecher is predominant. See

3. Census in 1850 in 10th District, Cabell, VA, USA. 5 The 1850 census recorded on 21 Sep 1850: David Harshbarger, farmer, 38, living with wife Mary, 30; John, 13; Peter, 9; Henry, 4; Elizabeth E., 3; and George W., 6 months; and also children with another surname Malinda Cremeans, 8; and Julia A. Cremeans, 6. Also in the home was Davids mother, Elizabeth Harshbarger, 63; and her daughter Margaret A., 23. David's farm was valued at $3000. Everyone was born in Virginia.

Elizabeth married David Harshbarger, son of Christian Harshbarger and Barbara Catherine Ammen, on 8 May 1805 in , Botetourt, VA. (David Harshbarger was born in 1785 in , Lancaster, PA and died on 11 Jan 1832 in Milton, Cabell, WV, USA.)


1 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of November 17, 2005), Batch #: C506711, Sheet #: 00, Source Call #: Q974.842 LI V2Y, Printout Call #: 1002430, Dates: 1745 - 1871.

2 Christ Reformed Church, Littlestown, Adams, Pennsylvania.

3 Adams County Church Records of the 18th Century (Family Line Publications, Westminister, MD 21157. No year.), Page 77.

4 William J. Hinke, Church Record of The Conewago Or Christ Church Congregation Near Littlestown Adams County Pennsylvania 1747-1871 (Online in Books), Page 22.

5 1850 United States Census, David and Elizabeth Harshbarger, Cabell county, Cabell, Virginia, United States; citing family 1008-1009.

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