John S. Bucher

Male2 September 1851–19 October 1938

Brief Life History of John S.

When John S. Bucher was born on 2 September 1851, in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States, his father, Samual S. Bucher, was 25 and his mother, Margaret Elizabeth Rittenour Stevens, was 24. He married Amelia E Sautter on 2 March 1881, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Westport, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 19 October 1938, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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John S. Bucher
Amelia E Sautter
Marriage: 2 March 1881
Maude A Bucher
Pauline G Bucher

Sources (11)

  • John S Bucher, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John S Bucher, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • John S Bucher, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    2 March 1881Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 12

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 12

    "West Virginia was given statehood status with the ""agreement"" the citizens would phase out slavery. On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln approved the Statehood Bill for West Virginia. West Virginia was proclaimed a state on April 20, 1863, with the bill becoming effective 60 days later, June 20, 1863. When West Virginia first entered statehood in 1863, there were only 46 counties. That same year, four other counties voted themselves into West Virginia. Today, there are 55 counties in the Mountain State. The oldest county in the state is Hamsphire County formed in 1754 as part of Virginia. The youngest county is Mingo formed in 1895. The smallest county is Hancock located in the northern panhandle of the state with Randolph being the largest. When the Legislature convened for its first session, there were only 47 members of the House of Delegates and 18 members of the State Senate. Through the years, the number has increased to 100 members of the House of Delegates and 34 members of the State Senate."

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 24

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Butcher .

    German and Swiss German (also Bücher): topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or beech wood, from Middle High German buoche ‘beech tree’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant, or a habitational name for someone from any of numerous places called Buch. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

    French: occupational name for a woodsman, from a derivative of buche ‘log’. Alternatively, in Alsace and Lorraine, a surname of German origin (see 2 above).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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