- Born: 28 Feb 1808, Lancaster Co., PA
- Marriage: Mary Yundt
- Died: 25 Jun 1877, Lancaster Co., PA at age 69
- Buried: Seltenreich Reformed Church, New Holland, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
http://www.searchtrees.com/tree/6641.htm references the Becker / Becher / Bucher / etc ... surname and lists the family of Jacob and Mary Becher.
The 1840 Federal Census for Earl Township, Lancaster Co., PA records Jacob Becher as head of household with the following: 1 male (20-30), 1 female (20-30), 1 female (<5). Next door is Manuel Becher as head of household with the following: 1 male (60-70), 1 male (10-15), and 1 female (50-60).
See general notes on his daughter, Emma, for 1860, and 1870 census facts and conclusions.
The 1850 Federal Census for the 4th Election District of Earl Township, Lancaster Co., PA, page 206 records Jacob (42 - PA) and Mary (34 - PA) Becher with children Sarah A. (11), Margarett (9), Mary (6), Elias (4), and Julian (1). Jacob is a shoemaker and has personal property valued at $800. New Holland is located in the western part of Earl Township next to Upper Leacock.
Jacob married Mary Yundt. (Mary Yundt was born on 15 Oct 1815 in Pennsylvania, died on 29 May 1898 in Lancaster Co., PA and was buried in Seltenreich Reformed Church, New Holland, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.)