Henry Bucher
(1791-1868)
Elisabeth Baker
(1803-1872)
Samuel Bucher
(1837-1915)
Mary Ann Staley
(1840-1915)
Clayton F. Bucher
(1863-1940)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Laura Nevada Shoemaker

Clayton F. Bucher 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 11 Apr 1863, Mount Joy Twp., Adams, PA 2 3 4 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Laura Nevada Shoemaker on 18 Dec 1887 in , Adams, PA 1
  • Died: 29 Jul 1940, , Carroll, MD at age 77 5
  • Buried: Taneytown: Piney Creek Church of the Brethren, Carroll, MD 5 6

  General Notes:

According to a Piney Creek church member who remembered Clayton, he was a batchelor while attending the church.

  Burial Notes:

Both of these names are on same stone: Clayton F. Bucher, Born April 11 1863, Died July 29, 1940. Paul L. Bucher, Born Oct 17, 1888, Died March 25, 1919. (Note: No spouses are buried at the church.).

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1870 in Mount Joy Twp., Adams, PA. 3 Samuel Bucher, farmer, 32, was living with wife Mary A., 30; Joseph H., 8; Clayton F., 7; Laura E., 5; Sarah J., 3; Charles W., 1. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Two Taverns.

2. Census in 1880 in Mount Joy Twp., Adams, PA. 2 Samuel Bucher, farmer, 43, was living with wife Mary, 40; Joseph, 18; Clayton, 16; Sarah, 13; Charles, 10; Annie, 8; Lizzie, 4. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Mary's mother was from Maryland.

3. Census in 1900 in Germany Twp., Adams, PA. 4 Samuel Bucher, farm labor, 62, born Sep 1837, was married for 40 years to Mary A., 60, May 1840. She had given birth to 8 children, 7 still alive in 1900. Living with them: Clayton, carpenter, 37, Apr 1863, widowed; Lizzie, dress maker, 24, Jun 1875, single; Morris, 18, Dec 1881, single; Paul, grandson, 12, Oct 1887.

4. Census in 1910 in Germany Twp., Adams, PA. 7 Samuel Buker, farmer, 72, was married for 48 years to wife Mary A., 70; son Clayton, 47, widowed; and grandson Paul, 21. Paul was born in Maryland, everyone else and their parents in Pennsylvania.

5. Census in 1920 in Germany Twp., Adams, PA. 8 Clayton F. Bucher, farmer, 56, widowed, was living with a servant, Sarah A. Milhames, 66, widowed.


Clayton married Laura Nevada Shoemaker, daughter of J. Ezra Shoemaker and Sarah G., on 18 Dec 1887 in , Adams, PA.1 (Laura Nevada Shoemaker was born on 9 Sep 1866 in , Adams, PA,9 died on 11 Feb 1894 in , Adams, PA 9 and was buried in Mount Joy Twp.: St. James Reformed Church, Adams, PA 6 9.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMZV-QX5 Samuel Bucher in entry for Clayton F Bucher and Laura Shoemaker, 1887.

2 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Mount Joy Township, Family History Library Film 1255085, NA Film Number T9-1085, Page 245A.

3 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Mount Joy township, Series: M593 Roll: 1289 Page: 286.

4 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Germany Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1354 Page: 149.

5 <i>Piney Creek Church of the Brethren, Carroll County, Maryland</i>, Email from church, 3/19/2006.

6 <i>Records of Charolyn Benner, a descendant.</i> (1989. Hanover, PA 17331.).

7 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Germany Township, Series: T624 Roll: 1292 Page: 108.

8 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Germany Township, Series: T625 Roll: 1507 Page: 150.

9 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=83876167.



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