Johann Engel Bücher
(Circa 1725-1778)
Elizabeth
Balthasar Hamman
(About 1722-1755)
Anna Margaretha Zimmerman
Jacob Bicher
(1758-1842)
Anna Maria Catherine Hamman
(1747-1830)
Johan William Bicher
(1785-)

 

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Johan William Bicher

  • Born: 18 Feb 1785, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 1 2
  • Christened: 6 Mar 1785, Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA 1 2 3

   Other names for Johan were Johan Wilhelm Bicher, Wilhelm Bicher, William Bicher, J. William Bucher 1 2 and William Bucher.

  Christening Notes:

Parents were Jacob Bucher and wife Catherine. Sponsors were Lenert Kohler and wife Elisabeth.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt. Name:,. 3 His father, Jacob Bucher, and mother Catherine are listed in the christening records at Salem Lutheran Church. His name is recorded as J. William Bucher. But when his older sister and brother were christened in previous years their surnames (as well as their father's) was spelled Bicher, a name which was adopted in later life by the family.

2. He appeared on the census in 1790 in Lebanon, Dauphin, PA. 4 The 1790 census recorded in Lebanon township Jacob Beacherd with this household:

Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 2 (sons Jacob and William)
Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 1 (father Jacob)
Free White Persons - Females: 2 (daughter Maria and mother)
Number of Household Members: 5


Sources


1 Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania (Church records available from Lebanon County Historical Society and also by renting these microfilms from the Catalog at FamilySearch.org: Film 933974 Births/Christenings 1763-1876, computer printout. Film 1434022 Baptismal Registers and Burial Records, 1773-1876, typewritten transcription. Film 1033984 Marriages 1794-1876, typewritten transcription. Film 1434022 has been transcribed onto the FamilySearch.org site and can be searched online by entering the Film # into the search form.), Batch #: C504221, Sheet #: 00, Source Call #: 974.819 L1 V26S, Printout Call #: 0933974, Dates: 1763 - 1876.

2 Humphrey, John T, Pennsylvania Births, Lebanon County, 1714-1800 (Washington, D.C. : Humphrey Publications, 1996.), Page 31.

3 Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania (Church records available from Lebanon County Historical Society and also by renting these microfilms from the Catalog at FamilySearch.org: Film 933974 Births/Christenings 1763-1876, computer printout. Film 1434022 Baptismal Registers and Burial Records, 1773-1876, typewritten transcription. Film 1033984 Marriages 1794-1876, typewritten transcription. Film 1434022 has been transcribed onto the FamilySearch.org site and can be searched online by entering the Film # into the search form.).

4 Roberts, Charles Rhodes, History Of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Volume III (Allentown, Pa., Lehigh Valley Pub. Co., 1914.
3 volumes, illustrated, maps.
Prepared by a committee appointed by the Lehigh County Historical Society; chapters contributed by various writers.), Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, Lebanon Twp, Roll M637_8, Page 87, Image 400.



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