Samuel Brandt
John Brandt
John Brandt


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1. Frances Veronica Bucher

John Brandt 3 4

  • Born: 24 Feb 1767, Conewago Twp., Dauphin, PA 1 4
  • Marriage (1): Frances Veronica Bucher on 26 Apr 1791 in Lancaster: Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA 1 2 3
  • Died: 14 Dec 1842, Donegal Twp., Lancaster, PA at age 75 1 4
  • Buried: East Donegal Twp.: Reich's Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 4

   Another name for John was John Brant.2

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Book: Biographical Annals of Lancaster Co., Pa., 1903. 1
John Brandt, Grandfather of Samuel L. Brandt, in 1784, was indentured to George Rutt for three years and eight months to learn the trade of joiner and spinning wheel maker. After he had grown to man's estate, he, with his employer and fellow carpenters, built a number of Swiss barns in the vicinity of Maytown. Among these buildings was one erected for Christian Bucher, one of the wealthiest citizens of Donegal township, who was born March 27, 1742, and died Dec. 27, 1825. The young carpenter, John Brandt, fell in love with Mr. Bucher's third daughter, Frances, born Jan. 18, 1769, and they were married April 26, 1791.

John married Frances Veronica Bucher, daughter of Christian Bucher and Frances Veronica Brenneman, on 26 Apr 1791 in Lancaster: Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA.1 2 3 (Frances Veronica Bucher was born on 30 Dec 1772 in Donegal Twp., Lancaster, PA,3 died on 10 Sep 1857 in Donegal Twp., Lancaster, PA 1 4 and was buried in East Donegal Twp.: Reich's Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 4.)


1 Meginness, John F, Biographical Annals Of Lancaster County, Pa: Containing Biographical And Genealogical Sketches Of Prominent And Representative Citizens And Many Of The Early Settlers (J. H. BEERS and CO., 1903. Online at:, Page 1068.

2 Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

3 Eighth Bucher Reunion Souvenir Magazine and Program (3 Aug 1928, Long Park, Lancaster, PA.), Page 7. Author: Joseph L. Brandt, Marietta, PA., 1928.

4 Gerberich, Albert H, The Brenneman History (Scottdale, Pa.: Printed by Mennonite Pub. House, 1938, 1240 pgs.), Page 56.

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