Hans Martin Bucher
(Abt 1715-1779)
Elizabeth Bomberger
(Abt 1715-1779)
Rev. Melchoir Brenneman II
(1726-1809)
Ann Snavely
(1730-After 1817)
Christian Bucher
(1742-1825)
Frances Veronica Brenneman
(1751-1804)
Christian Bucher
(1775-1849)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth

Christian Bucher 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 19 Mar 1775, Donegal Twp., Lancaster, PA 4 6
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth
  • Died: 8 Sep 1849, Franklin Twp., Wayne, OH at age 74 4
  • Buried: Wooster: Moreland Cemetery, Wayne, OH

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1810 in Donegal Twp., Lancaster, PA. 7 The 1810 Census in Donegal Township listed the household of Christian Bucher [indexed in Heritage Quest files as Buther] with:
Males (born)
Under 10 (1801-1810) = 4 sons
10-15 (1795-1800) = 1 son
26-44 (1766-1784) = 1 father Christian
Females (born)
Under 10 (1801-1810) = 3 daughters
10-15 (1795-1800) = 1 daughter
26-44 (1766-1784) = 1 wife

2. Property in 1812 in Marietta, Lancaster, PA. 4 Christian Bucher inherited the Bucher homestead and about 150 acres of the original farm. This he sold and moved to Marietta, becoming infatuated with the building boom in 1812. He built the Hopkins House on Front Street, and various other buildings in the town. When the bubble burst, Christian Bucher failed financially. He later moved to Ohio.

3. Census in 1820 in Columbia, Lancaster, PA. 8 The Christian Bucher household was listed with:
Males (born)
Under 10 (1811-1820) = 4 sons
10-15 (1805-1810) = 1 son
16-18 (1802-1804) = 2 sons
26-44 (1776-1794) = 1 father Christian
45 & over (<=1775)
Females (born)
Under 10 (1811-1820) = 1 daughter
10-15 (1805-1810) = 3 daughters
26-44 (1776-1794) = 1 wife

4. Estate: 1849, , Wayne, OH. 5 "Estate Papers of Christian Bucher - Roll 25, # 103, Wayne County Library, Gen Sec. Names heirs of Christian:
"...from decendents, namely Abraham Bucher of Baltimore County in the state of Maryland, Augustus Bucher of St. Joseph County in the State Indiana, David McCosksey, and Elizabeth McCosksey his wife of the same county and state, Jacob Bucher of Wayne County Ohio, Darius Litsinger and Mary Ann Litsinger his wife of Wayne County Ohio, Peter Vanest and Susan Vanest his wife of Seneca County in the State of Ohio, and Thomas Bucher, Elizabeth Bucher, Ann Bucher and Tabitha Bucher, Minor heirs of Christopher Bucher deceased, also of Wayne County, State of Ohio.

5. Probate on 30 Oct 1849 in , Wayne, OH. Film # 901920, Civil Docket, Wayne Co., OH. 1837-1857, Probate Record. Estate of Christian Bucher, dated October 30, 1849.


Christian married Elizabeth. (Elizabeth was born on 5 Jan 1776 in , , PA,3 9 died on 16 Apr 1873 in Franklin Twp., Wayne, OH and was buried in Wooster: Moreland Cemetery, Wayne, OH.)


Sources


1 Ufford, Kathy, <i>Records of Kathy Bucher Ufford</i> (Descendant of Hans Martin Bucher).

2 Wenger, Samuel S., and Earle K. Sr. and Helen I, <i>The Wenger Book: A Foundation Book of American Wengers, Including Variant Spellings, such as Winger, Wanger, Whanger, Wegner, Wengert, Wengerd, Wingart, Wingard, Wingert, Wangerd, Wengar, Wencker, and Names Spelled with "V" rather than "W."</i> (Lancaster, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Heritage History, 1978, 1989, 1997 reprint. 1588 pp. $49.50 (cloth).).

3 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Ohio, Wayne County, Franklin Township, Series: M432 Roll: 739 Page: 31.

4 Gerberich, Albert H, <i>The Brenneman History</i> (Scottdale, Pa.: Printed by Mennonite Pub. House, 1938, 1240 pgs.), Page 61.

5 <i>Wayne County Public Library</i> (Wayne County Public Library, Wooster, Ohio), Estate Papers of Christian Bucher - Roll 25, # 103.

6 <i>Eighth Bucher Reunion Souvenir Magazine and Program</i> (3 Aug 1928, Long Park, Lancaster, PA.), Page 7. Author: Joseph L. Brandt, Marietta, PA., 1928.

7 <i>1810 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Donegal Township, Series: M252 Roll: 50 Page: 58.

8 <i>1820 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Columbia, Series: M33 Roll: 106 Page: 186.

9 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Ohio, Wayne County, Franklin Township, Series: M432 Roll: 739 Page: 30-31.



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