Johann Ulrich Bucher
Anna Barbara Schellinger
Jacob Bucher


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1. Mary Whitzel

Jacob Bucher 2

  • Born: 29 Apr 1739, Opequon Settlement, Frederick, VA 3
  • Christened: 29 Apr 1739 3
  • Marriage (1): Mary Whitzel on 20 Apr 1773 in , Frederick, VA 1
  • Died: 12 Sep 1799 at age 60 4

   Another name for Jacob was Jacob Buger.3

   FamilySearch ID: LC5Q-TKL.

  Christening Notes:

Baptized by Rev. John Casper Stoever. Sponsors: Jost Heydt and Barbara Schneppin.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He signed a will on 7 Aug 1799 in , Frederick, VA. 1 5 Written 7 August 1799, recorded 31 March 1800.
First... To wife, Mary, all my household goods, debts due me and movable property forever...
Secondly, I also bequeath unto her my said wife, Mary, the full possession and use of the house and Lot whereon I now live during the time of her widowhood as also during the said time the other house and Lot together with the stable opposite to it when as my sister is now Building, reserving however the use of the house which she my sister, May, is Building on the said Lot and if she chooses a small yard adjoining it to her my said Sister as long as she lives-
Thirdly... At the end of widowhood or decease of wife, Mary, all real estate to be sold and money equally divided among my children, except son, John, who, in consideration of expenses I have been at for his education, shall receive only one dollar, he having already received more than the rest..."
Exrs: Christopher Witzel, Michael Groves, William Brown
Witnesses: Christian Streit, Christopher Witzel, Michael Groves, William Brown. (on pages 497-498 Christopher Witzel relinquishes exectorship).

2. Newspaper: death notice in the Winchester Gazette, 18 Sep 1799, Winchester, Anne Arundel, MD, USA. 4 Boucher, Jacob, carpenter, of Winchester, died Thursday leaving widow and children.

Jacob married Mary Whitzel on 20 Apr 1773 in , Frederick, VA.1 (Mary Whitzel died on 8 Jan 1834 in Centerville, Wayne, IN 1.)


1 The Bucher/Booker Family 1686-1990.

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

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

4 Headley, Jr, Robert K., Genealogical Abstracts from 18th Century Virginia Newspapers (Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc. 1987.), Page 46.

5 Frederick County Courthouse, Virginia, Will Book 6, page 497.

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