John Peter Spengler
(1764-1850)
Maria Spang
(1767-1815)
John Phillip Embich
(1787-1864)
Maria Spengler
(1796-1872)
Louisa Hartman Embich
(1834-1917)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. William Biecher Jr.

Louisa Hartman Embich 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

  • Born: 6 Jul 1834, , Lebanon, PA 3 11 12 13 14
  • Christened: 21 Sep 1834, Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA 12
  • Marriage (1): William Biecher Jr. on 1 Jul 1852 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 1 2
  • Died: 4 Nov 1917, Womelsdorf, Berks, PA at age 83 9 10 11 12 13 15
  • Buried: 8 Nov 1917, Lebanon: Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 9 10 11 13

  Burial Notes:

Her tombstone reads: Mother - Louisa H. Biecher 1834-1917.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of Death certificate has 6 Aug 1834 birth, not the same as christening record., 6 Aug 1834 and Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 10

2. Newspaper: Der Libanon Demokrat, 9 Jul 1852, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 16 A notice appeared announcing his marriage: "Married. On the 1st of this month by the Rev. G. F. Krotel, Mr. William Bicher of Lebanon with Miss Louisa H. Embich of Myerstown."

3. She appeared on the census in 1860 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 3 William Biecher, age 22, is recorded in the 1860 Census in Lebanon living with his wife, Louisa, 23; Ann, 5; and John, 3. His occupation is tinsmith and everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

4. She appeared on the census in 1870 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 17 He is listed in the 1870 Census in Lebanon as William Biecher, age 35, tinsmith. Living in his household are Louisa, 35; Annie 16; Edwin 11; Luther 4; Charles 11 months when the census was recorded on June 22, 1870. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

5. She appeared on the census in 1880 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 18 The head of the household is William Biecher (age 45, blacksmith). Living with him is his wife, Louisa (45); Charles (12); William (7); Ellen (4); Sarah (2). All are born in Pennsylvania. The listing is in the 1st Ward in Lebanon.

6. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 19 William Beicher, age 65, born Sep 1834, is listed in the 1900 Census living at 111 Eighth Street in Lebanon. Living with him is his wife of 48 years, Louisa, born July 1834. She had given birth to 9 children, 6 still living in 1900. Only one is living with them: Sadie E. born Nov 1878, occupation seamstress. William's occupation is blacksmith.

7. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News: Mrs. William Biecher's Insect Colelction, 21 Apr 1902, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 20 21 Mrs. William Biecher, of 111 South Eighth street, has a collection of 56 seventeen-year locusts, which she captured in her yard seventeen years ago when living at the corner of Ninth and Walnut streets. They are in a large bottle and are well preserved.

8. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News: Mrs. Wm. Biecher Oberserving Her 81st Birthday, 6 Jul 1915, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 22 Mrs. Louisa H. Biecher, wife of William Biecher, of 820 Strawberry alley, is today quietly observing the 81st anniversary of her birth. Although she was born in 1834 Mrs. Biecher continues active in conducting her own household affairs and manifests a deep interest in current affairs.

9. Obituary: Biecher, Louisa H. (Nee Embich) in 1917 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 23 Louisa H. Biecher, daughter of John Philip & Pauline (Spangler) Embich, was born July 6, 1834. In youth she married William Biecher. She died at her son's home at Womelsdorf, November 4, 1917, aged 83y 3m 28d. She is survived by three sons, three daughters, 13 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren. Services at Womelsdorf, with interment at Lebanon.

10. Cause of Death: Louisa died at her son William's home from apoplexy, 4 Nov 1917, Womelsdorf, Berks, PA. 10

11. Obituary: Lebanon Daily News: obituary of Mrs. Loiuisa H. Beicher on 6 Nov 1917 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 9 Mrs. Beicher Died At Age of 83 Years

Widow of Wm. Beicher and Maiden Name Was Embich

Born in Lebanon

Was Well Known to the Older Residents of City

Friends in this city are in receipt of word advising them of the death of Mrs. Louisa H. Beicher, nee Embich, which occured at her home in Womelsdorf on Sunday. Sheis the widow of the late William H. Beicher and resided with her son William and family. She was aged 83 years and general debility is given as the cause of death.

Sons and Daughters

She is survived by several daughters and sons as follows: Annie, wife of George Miley, and George Edward Beicher, of Marion, Ohio; William H. Beicher, of Womelsdorf; Ellen, widow of Edward Keppelman, and Sadie, wife of Clarence Weiser, of Reading.

Will Be Brought Here

The remains will be brought to Lebanon on Thursday morning at 11:15 o'clock over the Reading road for brief services and interment at Mt. Lebanon.


Louisa married William Biecher Jr., son of William Beicher Sr. and Susanna Meily, on 1 Jul 1852 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA.1 2 (William Biecher Jr. was born on 11 Sep 1834 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 3 12 18 24 25 26, christened on 2 Nov 1834 in Lebanon: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lebanon, PA,12 26 died on 13 Sep 1915 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 1 2 11 25 27 and was buried on 16 Sep 1915 in Lebanon: Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 11 25 27 28.)


Sources


1 Lebanon Semi-Weekly News (Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania.), 13 Sep 1915, page 4. Obituary of Wm. Biecher.

2 Lebanon Daily News, 13 Sep 1915, page 3. Obituary of Wm. Biecher.

3 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Lebanon Borough, Roll 1128 Book 1, Page 398.

4 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004).

5 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 105474. Mrs. Ella E. Keppelman. Father William Biecher. Mother Louisa Embich.

6 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 11210-61. William H. Biecher. Father William Biecher. Mother Louisa Embich. Spouse Annie Krumbine.

7 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X6QN-H5G Anna Matilda Meily, 25 Oct 1933; citing Marion, Marion, Ohio, reference fn 58064; FHL microfilm 1,992,980.

8 Lebanon Daily News, 5 Jun 1973, page 2. Obituary of Mrs. Clarence Weiser (Sarah E. Biecher).

9 Lebanon Daily News, 6 Nov 1917, page 3. Obituary of Mrs. Louisa H. Beicher.

10 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 121922. Louisa Beicher [indexed Biechart]. Informant Wm. Beicher.

11 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, Issue 1 Jun 1979.

12 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.).

13 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=12673507.

14 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2NG-N47 Louisa Embich, 21 Sep 1834.

15 The Parish Record, Womelsdorf Parish Notes. (Congregations: St. Daniel's, Robesonia; Zion, Womelsdorf; St. John's, Robesonia; Holy Trinity, Robesonia.), 1917 edition. Online at http://berks.pa-roots.com/obits/ObitsBi-Bo.html.

16 Translated and transcribed by Robert A. Heilman, Marriages Reported by Der Libanon Demokrat, a German language newspaper published at Lebanon, Pennsylvania (Bowie, Md. : Heritage Books, c1990), Page 39.

17 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Lebanon Borough, Roll 1361 Book 1, Page 267b.

18 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255145; National Archives Film T9-1145; Page 275C.

19 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Lebanon Ward 1, Roll 1428 Book 1, Page 173.

20 Lebanon Daily News, 21 Apr 1902, page 1.

21 Lebanon Daily News, 21 Apr 1902, page 2.

22 Lebanon Daily News, 6 Jul 1915, page 9.

23 The Parish Record, Womelsdorf Parish Notes. (Congregations: St. Daniel's, Robesonia; Zion, Womelsdorf; St. John's, Robesonia; Holy Trinity, Robesonia.), 1917 edition. Obituary of Biecher, Louisa H. (nee Embich). Online at http://berks.pa-roots.com/obits/ObitsBi-Bo.html.

24 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Lebanon Boro, Series: M432 Roll: 791 Page: 123.

25 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11708220.

26 Bicher, Wilhelm, Bible of Wilhelm Bicher (1811-1880) (Family bible of Wilhelm Bicher (1811-1880) son of Jacob Bicher and Maria Michael, in possession of John William Beicher.), Bible copies provided by Sue Beicher Livingston.

27 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate Number: 86138. William Bicher. d. 13 Sep 1915.

28 Lebanon Daily News, 16 Sep 1915, page 3. Funeral of William Biecher.



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