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Elizabeth 1 2

  • Born: 5 Jan 1776, , , PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Christian Bucher
  • Died: 16 Apr 1873, Franklin Twp., Wayne, OH at age 97
  • Buried: Wooster: Moreland Cemetery, Wayne, OH

   Another name for Elizabeth was Elisabeth.3

  Death Notes:

Certified Copy of Death Record in possession of Kathy Ufford. States that Elizabeth was a widow at time of death. She died of Old Age. Place of birth is Pennsylvania. Residing and death in Franklin Twp. Even though she died on 16 April 1873, this Date of Record is 3 June 1874.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Franklin Twp., Wayne, OH. 2 Jacob Bucher, farmer, 40, is living with wife Caroline, 40; Christian, 14 [could be 11, overwritten]; Joseph, 12; Cecelia, 10; Caroline, 8; Martin, 6; Margret, 4; Eleanor, 6 months when the census was recorded on 26 July 1850. The mother was born in Maryland, father in Pennsylvania, and children in Ohio.

The next household is headed by Jacob's mother, Elizabeth Bucher, 74. She is living with her son Joseph, farmer, 48; Elisabeth, 16; Thomas, 10. the latter two appear to be Joseph's children, but his wife isn't listed. Also in the same household is David McCroskry, cooper, 37; his wife Elisabeth, 44, who is likely a daughter of the elder Elizabeth; Francis A., 12; Josephine, 10; Martha, 8; Ellen, 5; and son Julias, 4. The elder Elizabeth, her son Joseph, and David and wife Elisabeth were born in Pennsylvania, everyone else in Ohio.

The household previous to Jacob is Darias Litsinger, farmer, 45, living with Jacob's sister Mary A. [nee Bucher], 41; Thomas, 15; Joseph, 14; Charles, 11; Richard, 9; Susan, 4; and Mary E., 8 months when the census was recorded on 26 Jul 1850. Darias and Thomas was born in Maryland, Mary A. in Pennsylvania, the others in Ohio. Darias real estate is valued at $3,000, while Jacob and Elizabeth Bucher have no value listed, indicating that the other Bucher families were living on Litsinger family land.

Elizabeth married Christian Bucher, son of Christian Bucher and Frances Veronica Brenneman. (Christian Bucher was born on 19 Mar 1775 in Donegal Twp., Lancaster, PA,4 5 died on 8 Sep 1849 in Franklin Twp., Wayne, OH 4 and was buried in Wooster: Moreland Cemetery, Wayne, OH.)


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

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

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

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