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Immigrations for Bucher

Bucher immigrations in date order. In “Notes” AKA indicates “also known as” name where sources have variations in name spelling. The source code is explained at bottom and indicates which books the list is printed in. Many ships link to online passenger lists, so you can see everyone who traveled with them. This is important as we often find our ancestors lived and later intermarried with indicating where the Bucher immigrant came from or settled.

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Immigrant

Date

Ship From/To Source Codes Bucher Immigration Notes
Peter Bucher 11/23/1724 To PA LS38 The book
documents his emigration in Switzerland but doesn’t tell how he traveled to
PA.
? Bucher 1725 To Carolina LS17 The book
documents his emigration in Switzerland but doesn’t tell where he traveled.
Nicalus Bucher 8/16/1727
Friendship of Bristol
Rotterdam to PA TT54, PG17, NF11 AKA Nicholaus. Believed to be the Nicholas Bucher who
settled in Manheim Township, York County.
Martin Bucher 9/5/1730  Alexander and Ann Rotterdam by Cowes to PA TT64, PG36
Hans Ulrich Bucher 9/21/1732 Pink Plaisance Rotterdam to PA PG82, TT78, NF53 Age 45; AKA Ulrigg Boucher; AKA Hans Albrecht Bucher in
TT78. Born 29 Oct 1686 in Michelbach, Kraichgau, Wurttemburg, Germany,
passed through York, Pennsylvania to settle in Frederick County, Virginia.
Son Johan Michael immigrated in 1742 (below). He is well documented in
The Bucher/Booker Family 1686-1990 by Charles Lee Booker which you may

read online
.
More.
Dietrich Bucher 9/30/1732

Dragon
Rotterdam by Plymouth to PA TT83, NF70,
PG97
sick; AKA Dietrich Boocher
in PG and NF. Believed to be the Dietrich
Bucher who died 15 May 1769 in New Hanover Township, Montgomery County.
Mattheus Buchler 9/18/1733

Pennsylvania Merchant
Rotterdam by Plymouth to PA TT94, PG126 AKA Büchler
in PG126. May be a real Buchler not Bucher, as this can be a surname of
German origin, not Swiss like most Buchers.
Andreas Buckler 9/18/1733

Pennsylvania Merchant
Rotterdam by Plymouth to PA TT94, PG126 Son of Mattheus Büchler on
same ship
Hans Georg Bucher 1734 To PA TT476
Jacob Bucher 5/29/1735 Mercury Rotterdam by Cowes to PA PG147, NF115, TT99,
LS33
Age 39 sick. Shoemaker from Bachss (Buchss?),
Switzerland; part of Rev. John Henry
Goetschy’s
Colony
who settled in Goshenhoppen, Montgomery County. LS33 identifies Barbara Albrecht
on the same ship as his wife. Also documented in The
Goetschy Family by Heidgerd, Ruth, 1968, Huguenot Historical Society. We
cannot find Jacob in the Goshenhoppen area records and believe he is the
Jacob Bucher living on Bucher Hill in Durham Township, Bucks County.
Hendryk Bucher 5/29/1735 Mercury Rotterdam by Cowes to PA PG148, NF117, TT99 Age 8, AKA Henrich
Bucher in LS33. Son of Jacob. We believe he is the Henry Bucher who settles
in Nockamixon Township, Bucks County.
Jacob Bucher 5/29/1735 Mercury Rotterdam by Cowes to PA PG148, NF115, TT99 Age 10. Son of Jacob.
Also believed to live in Bucks County.
Hans Bucher 8/25/1735 Billander Oliver Rotterdam to SC to PA PG153, NF119, TT100, LS21 Age 54, wife Christina 35. Doctor from Schwarzenburg,
Bern, Switzerland who lived with his sons
(below) in Cocalico Township, Lancaster County.
More.
Hans Bucher Jr. 8/25/1735 Billander Oliver Rotterdam to SC to PA PG153, NF119, TT100, LS21 Age 20. Son of Hans (above).
Benjamin Bucher 8/12/1735 Billander Oliver Rotterdam to SC to PA TT100, LS21 Age 13. Son of Hans (above).
Christian Bucher 8/12/1735 Billander Oliver Rotterdam to SC to PA TT100, LS21 Age 10. Son of Hans (above).
Heinrich Buser 1736 PI18
Johann Martin Becher 10/8/1737
Charming
Nancy
Rotterdam by Plymouth to PA NF142, TT111,
PG191
Peter Bucher 9/5/1738 Winter Galley Rotterdam to PA TT115, PG201, NF147
Hans Conrad
Bucher

1738
Carolina LS32
Heinrich Becher 1738 Carolina LS95, LS114, LS116 AKA Hans Heinrich Buecher
Jacob Bucher 2/7/1739
Jamaica Galley
Rotterdam to PA TT132, PG255, NF181
Bartel Bucher 9/3/1739
Loyal Judith
Rotterdam by Deal to PA TT137, PG272 AKA Bardell, Bardoll, Bartholmye with surname Bougher.
Became Bartholomew in America and settled in today’s Franklin County,
Pennsylvania.
Peter Bucher 9/3/1739
Loyal Judith
Rotterdam by Deal to PA TT137, PG269 AKA Petter Bougher.
Settled in today’s Fayette County. Brother is Bartholomew
above.
Johann Michael Bucher 9/21/1742 Francis & Elizabeth Rotterdam to PA TT156, PG327, NF232 Born 17 Aug 1715 in Klein Gartach, Germany and settled in
Frederick County, Virginia. Son of Hans Ulrich Bucher who immigrated ten
years earlier.
Hans Bucher 8/30/1743 Francis & Elizabeth Rotterdam to PA TT158, PG332 Age 32; AKA Hans Boucher
Hansz Bucher 1743 To PA LS95 Wife Anna Lang
Johan Baltes Bucher 9/27/1746 Ann Galley Rotterdam by Orkneys to PA TT175, PG360 AKA Bücher
Hans Ulrich Bucher 9/16/1748
Patience
Rotterdam to PA TT188, PG386, NF270 AKA Hans Boucher
Heinerich Bucher 9/16/1748

Patience
Rotterdam to PA PG386
Johannes Buchter 9/2/1749 Albany Rotterdam to PA TT194
Conrad Bucher 8/18/1750
St.
Andrew
Rotterdam by Portsmouth to PA TT231, NF314 AKA Conrad Buchar. Conrad
and Casper Bucher, brothers, appear together in the register of Falckner
Swamp Church in Montgomery County. Casper moves around 1792 to Lower Paxtang
Township in Dauphin, County.
Caspar Bucher 8/18/1750
St.
Andrew
Rotterdam by Portsmouth to PA TT231, NF314 AKA Caspar Buchar, brother
of Conrad above.
Immanuel Boger 8/31/1750 Nancy Rotterdam by Cowes to PA PG443 Some researchers claim he
settled as Emanuel Bucher
(AKA Emanuel Bicher and Emanuel Beecher) in Lancaster
County, with descendents in Berks, Chester, Philadelphia, and York Counties as well as OH, VA, KY,
CA.
We are studying him intensively now to validate him.
Johan Engel Bucher 9/23/1751 Neptune Rotterdam by Cowes to PA TT260, NF341, PG467 Two ship’s lists exist; he is on 9/23 not 9/24. Believed
to be the Engle Bucher who filed a will when he died in 1778 in Cocalico
Township, Lancaster County. Probably the next immigrant Henrich is a relative.
More.
Johan Henrich Bucher 9/23/1751 Neptune Rotterdam by Cowes to PA TT260, NF341, PG467 Two ship’s lists exist; he is on 9/23 not 9/24
Johan Martin Buchner 9/29/1753 Rowand Rotterdam to PA TT317, NF413,
PG570
Johan Henrich Buchner 9/29/1753 Rowand Rotterdam to PA TT317, NF413,
PG570
Johannes Buchner 9/29/1753 Rowand Rotterdam to PA TT317, NF413,
PG570
Peter Bicher 9/30/1754
Edinburgh
PG615, NF335,
TT331
AKA Bigcher
Johannes Becker 9/30/1754
Edinburgh
PG615, NF435,
TT331
Casper Becker 9/30/1754
Edinburgh
PG615, NF435,
TT331

Source Codes for Bucher Immigrations:

Two letters correspond to a book below and the number is the page within it.

Example: TT316 above is page 316 within Thirty Thousand Names of Swiss Immigrants.

Code Book Author
LS Lists of Swiss Emigrants in the Eighteenth Century to the
American Colonies
Faust, Albert B.
NF Name of Foreigners Who Took The Oath of Allegiance Egle, Henry
TT Thirty Thousand Names of Swiss Immigrants Rupp, Daniel
PG Pennsylvania German Pioneers Strassburger, Ralph Beaver
PI Pal-Index: A Surname Index
of Eighteenth-Century Immigrants
Hall, Charles M.