The daughter's names were: Jane, Ann, Katherine, Polly, Margaret, Kezziah and Elizabeth. Jacob died in Highland Co., Ohio about 1832. His wife Ann died about two years later.
"Highland Co., Ohio Will Book - WB 123, p. 228 -- 19 May 1832" Will of Jacob Bucher In the name of God amen. I Jacob Bucher of the County of Highland and state of Ohio calling unto mind the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the mortal life of sound mind of perfect memory do make constitute and ordain this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking and annulling any other Will or Wills heretofore by me made acknowledging this my last in manner and forum as follows to wit First it is my desire that after my death that my personal property shall be sold and so much of my real Estate as will discharge all my legal and just debts 2nd I give and bequeath unto my daughter Ann Bucher one bed and bedding and also one cow. 3rd I give and bequeath unto my daughter Catharine Bucher one bed and Bedding and one yearling heiffer 4th I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Ann Bucher one cow and as much of the household and kitchen furniture as my Executors my think proper and also it is my wish and desire that she has the use of the remainder of my estate during her natural life and also to dispose of the same as she thinks best. 5th and lastly I do appoint Christian Crum and Christopher Arthur Executors of this my last will and Testament -- In Testimony wherof & have hereunto set my hand and seal this 19th day of May in the year 1832 Jacob (X) Bucher Signed sealed and delivered in presence of Thomas Barker Phillip (X) Roush The State of Ohio Highland County Highland Common Pleas - of the Term of August A.D. 1832. Personally appeared in open court Phillip Rauch and Thomas Barker who makes solem oath that on the 19th day of May A.D. 1832 they were called upon to witness the execution of the last Will & Testament of Jacob Butcher of said County which was dated May the 19th A.D. 1832 - That they saw the name of said Jacob Bucher subscribed to said instrument & heard the said Jacob Bucher authorize the same to be his last Will & Testament & that the signing and ??? the same to be his last will & Testament & that the signing & sealing thereof was his own act & deed and the said Phillip Roush & Thomas Barker further state that the said Jacob Bucher was at the time of the Execution & attestation of said last Will & Testament of full age of sound mind & memory & not under any restraint as they verily believe and further they say not. Sworn to & subscribed in open Court the 23rd day of August A.D. 1832 Thomas Barker Samuel Bell clk. H.C.R. Phillip (X) Roush Sureties: John Smith, David Millar Appraisers: William C. Scott, Jonathan Harvey, George Tedrick "Highland Co., Ohio Common Pleas Court" 10 July 1833 -- Record 4, p. 565 Christian Arthur and Christian Crum, Executors of estate of Jacob Butcher, deceased vs. the heirs of decedent. Petition to sell land to pay debts. Plaintiffs allege that deceased died seized of 300 acres, corner to survey 7226. He left his widow, Ann, and the following children: Jane, the wife of William Wilkinson; Elizabeth, the wife of Charles Vanpelt; Margaret, the wife of Samuel Nutt; Kezziah, the wife of Thomas McKee; Polly Vanzant, late Butcher; Ann and Katherine Butcher. Wilkinson and wife and McKee and wife reside in Illinois.Back