Samuel P. Gibble
(1826-1903)
Elizabeth Shenk
(1826-1907)
Leah Shenk Gibble
(1849-1932)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Rev. Cyrus S. Bucher

Leah Shenk Gibble 1

  • Born: 8 Jul 1849, Heidelberg Twp., Lebanon, PA 2
  • Marriage: Rev. Cyrus S. Bucher
  • Died: 4 Aug 1932, Astoria, Fulton, IL at age 83 2
  • Buried: Astoria: Woodland Cemetery, Fulton, IL 2

   Another name for Leah was Leah Gebble.3

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census: 1880, Heidelberg Twp., Lebanon, PA. 4 The 1880 census recorded Cyrus Bucher, 34, living with his second wife Leah, 30; Mary, 11; Samuel, 7; Lydia, 6; Ida, 4; Sarah, 3; and Leah, 1. Also in the home is Leah's son Edward Keifer, 12; and Saml. Fastnacht, 14; and Anna Duble, 16. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census: 1900, Woodland Twp., Fulton, IL. 5 Two Bucher households are found on the same 1900 census page.

Samuel Bucher, farmer, 27, born Jun 1872, was married for 6 years to wife Mary, 22, Nov 1877. She had birthed 4 children, 3 were alive in 1900. With them: Fannie, 3, Jan 1897; Floyd, 1, Oct 1898; and Bessie, 0 months, born May 1900. Samuel and his parents were born in Pennsylvnaia. Mary and her father were born in Illinois, her mother in Ohio. All the children were born in Illinois.

A few homes away was Cyrus Bucher, 54, Jul 1845, married for 30 years to wife Leah, 50, Jul 1849. She had birthed 13 children, and 11 were alive in 1900. With them: Liddy, 24, Dec 1875; Anna, 18, Aug 1881; Frannie, 16, Jan 1884; Cyrus, 14, Feb 1886; Harvy, 11, Apr 1889; Lizzie, 9, Feb 1891; and Ezra, 6, Dec 1893. Also with them: cousin Isaac Bucher, farmer laborer, 28, Jun 1871; and Harry Lehman, laborer, 28, Nov 1871. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except Fannie, Cyrus, Harvy, Lizzie and Ezra were born in Illinois.


Leah married Rev. Cyrus S. Bucher, son of Ezra Bucher and Elizabeth Reist. (Rev. Cyrus S. Bucher was born on 8 Jul 1845 in S. Lebanon Twp., Lebanon, PA,1 6 died on 21 Jan 1921 in Astoria, Fulton, IL 6 7 8 and was buried on 24 Jan 1921 in Astoria: Woodland Cemetery, Fulton, IL 7.)


Sources


1 Gladys Bucher Sowers, The Bucher Family, 1681-1997 (1997. Gladys Bucher Sowers, 1410 Cornwall Road, Lebanon, PA 17042, 78 pp.), Tree Page 4.

2 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18712042.

3 Egle, William Henry, 1830-1901, History of the Counties of Dauphin and Lebanon in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania : Geographical and Genealogical (Philadelphia : Everts & Peck, 1883
360 p., 63 p. of plates : ill., maps), Page 237.

4 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWNS-HSZ Cyrus Bucher, 1880.

5 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MSW3-CQT Cyrus Bucher, 1900.

6 FamilySearch.org, Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N3FX-4S5 Cyrus S. Bucker, 21 Jan 1921.

7 Woodland Church Cemetery, Astoria, Fulton County, Illinois.

8 History of Kreider Family from the Pen of Rev. J.G. Francis (Transcribed from the Lebanon Daily News, Lebanon, Pennsylvania
by J Lee Kreider, 6248 Freeport Drive, Dayton, Ohio 45415. July, 1983.
Online at: http://www.kreider.us/Phipps/Kreider.pdf), Page 134.



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