Johann Ulrich Bucher


Family Links

1. Anna Maria Schellenberger

2. Anna Barbara Schellinger

Johann Ulrich Bucher 2

  • Born: 29 Aug 1686, Michelbach, Kraichgau, Wurttemberg, DEU
  • Marriage (1): Anna Maria Schellenberger on 7 Mar 1713 in Kleingartach, Neckarkreis, Wuerttemberg, DEU 1
  • Marriage (2): Anna Barbara Schellinger on 17 Apr 1725 in Kleingartach: Lutheran Church, , Baden-Württemberg, DEU 2
  • Died: 14 Feb 1750, , Frederick, VA at age 63

   Other names for Johann were Hans Ulrich Bucher,2 3 Ulrich Bucher and John Ulrich Buger.4

   FamilySearch ID: L414-L1Q.

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  Death Notes:

Ulrich Bucher died between May and November 1750.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Book: The Bucher/Booker Family 1686-1990.
Be sure to read the book on Johann Ulrich Bucher and descendants written by the expert researcher on this line, Charles Lee Booker Jr., who graciously has put it online for you to enjoy:

2. He immigrated on the ship Pink Plaisance on 21 Sep 1732 to Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2 3 Ulrich is listed as age 45,; his second wife, Barbara, age 35. One daughter, Margaret (no age given) is listed, but no sons. Eldest son, John Michael Bucher, born in 1715 from his father's first marriage, would arrive in 1742. John Phillip Bucher, eldest son from Ulrich's second marriage, was born in 1728, and at age four surely arrived with his parents in Philadelphia in 1732. It was not unusual for the youngest children to be omitted from the passenger lists.

For the passenger list see:

3. He was naturalized on 5 Nov 1746 in , Frederick, VA. 5 [Rev.] Klug labored on both east and west sides of the Massanutten and went beyond Strasburg into the Opequon - Cedar Creek Settlement. When on November 5, 1746, John Snapp, John Snapp, Sr., Lawrence Snapp and John Ulrich Bucher, were naturalized by the Frederick County Court, they all testified that they had received the Lord's Supper from Pastor Klug and produced certificates with his signature thereon. The next spring at a May 5th court, John George Dellinger, Phillip Glass (Kleez), Jacob Peck, Augustine Windle [married Ulrich Bucher's daughter, Anna Margaretha], Christopher Windle, Peter Mauk [and others]...Phillip Boucher [sic] and Michael Boucher [sic] all presented similar testimony in order to obtain naturalization. All these had been in the Opequon settlement seven years or more, the children of many of them having been baptized by J. C. Stoever, Jr.

4. He was naturalized on 5 Nov 1746 in , Frederick, VA. 6 John Ulrick Bucher a German Protestant after having made it Appear to the Court that he has been a liver in this Colony above Seven years & that he had complied with the Act of Parliament in that...also produced a Certificate under the hand of the Rev. Geo Samuel Klug Minister for the Germans in Orange County that he had received the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper in Order to obtain Naturalization took the oaths prescribed by Acts of Parliament to be taken in Stead of the oath of Allegiance & Supremacy & Abjuration & then having Subscribed the Text the name was Admitted to Record.

5. He signed a will on 1 Jul 1747 in , Frederick, MD. 7 Will of John Woolrich Poker.
In the name of God Amen the first day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty-seven I John Wolderick Poker of Frederick County in the Colony of Virginia Yeoman being in good state of health and sound mind and memory thanks be given to Almighty God for it therefore calling to mind the mortality of my body do make this my last will and testament that is to say. Principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul to God that gave it and for my body I recommend it to the Earth to be buried in a Christian Like manner at the discretion of my Executors nothing Doubting but at the General Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and Touching such worldly Estate it hath pleased god (sic) to help me with in this life I give and dispose of the same in manner and form Following

Imprimis [Latin - means in the first place] I will all the funeral charges and my just debts should be paid- Item I give and bequeath unto my eldest son Michael Poker five shillings sterling and also one cow and calf for he has had his portion before leaving his mother in Germany-

Item I give an bequeath to my next eldest son Philip Poker and my youngest son George Poker all my land I have in the Colony of Virginia and all the said land with the buildings and the appurtenances thereunto belonging are to be valued and sold at the discretion of my executors what they think the real worth of it will amount to in money then my said son Philip and George Poker are to pay out money to their brothers and sisters, Viz, Alexander John Jacob Barbary and Rosana Poker their equal shares of the money so that it may be equally divided share and share alike among my seven children.
Item I give and bequeath unto my loving wife Barbary Poker all my estate both real and personal during her natural life if she remains my widow but if she sees cause to get married again I give her two cows and calf and nothing more but my estate real and personal as above mentioned are immediately to be divided among my seven children.

I constitute and appoint John Snap Sr. George Dellinger and John Hite Executors to this my last will and testament.

Signed by his mark, John Welderick B Poker, sealed and delivered in the presence of us - Edward Rogers.

Johann married Anna Maria Schellenberger on 7 Mar 1713 in Kleingartach, Neckarkreis, Wuerttemberg, DEU.1 (Anna Maria Schellenberger was born in 1680 in Klien Gertach, , Wurtemberg, DEU and died about 1724.)

Johann next married Anna Barbara Schellinger on 17 Apr 1725 in Kleingartach: Lutheran Church, , Baden-Württemberg, DEU.2 (Anna Barbara Schellinger was born on 12 Sep 1680.)


1, Deutschland, Heiraten 1558-1929, Hanss Ulrich Bucher and Anna Maria Schellinger, 07 Mar 1713.

2 The Bucher/Booker Family 1686-1990.

3 Hammond, Gene Paige, Shenandoah Valley Pioneer Settlers (1988.).

4 Schantz, F. G. F., Records of Rev. John Casper Stoever, Baptismal and Marriage 1730-1779 (1896.).

5 Eisenberg, William Edward, The Lutheran Church in Virginia 1717-1962 (1967.), Page 25.

6 Frederick County, Virginia Order Book #2, Page 195.

7 Frederick County, Virginia Will Book #1, Page 436-437. Will of John Woolrich Poker [Bucher].

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