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  • Birth  17 May 1870  Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Church  Salem Evangelical Brethren, Manheim Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence  May 1962  45 North Wolf St., Manheim Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died  8 May 1962  Lancaster General Hospital, Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Funeral  10 May 1962  W. P. Keech & Son Funeral Home, Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation  William H. Noggle & Sons  [2
    Social Security Number  203-07-7744 
    Buried  10 May 1962  Manheim Fairview Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I34  Welcomer and Poor Relatives
    Last Modified  10 Aug 2009 00:00:00 
    Father  CHRISTIAN BUCH, b. Jan 1834, Lancaster Co., PA  
    Mother  AMANDA WHITE, b. 12 Sep 1839, Lancaster Co., PA  
    Family ID  F30  Group Sheet
    Family  JACOB WELCOMER FINK, b. 16 Apr 1862, Born as Jacob Welcomer in York, Pa.  
    Married  Abt 1888  [6
    >1. Irvin Buch Fink, b. 13 Sep 1889, Manheim, Pa.
    >2. Raymond Buch Fink, b. 11 May 1892, Manheim, Pa.
    >3. Jacob Buch Fink, b. 17 Jul 1893, Manheim, Pa.
    >4. CHRISTIAN BUCH FINK, b. 30 Aug 1895, Manheim, Pa.
     5. Cevilla Buch Fink, b. 6 Dec 1897, Manheim, Pa.
     6. Phares Buch Fink, b. 14 May 1900, Manheim, Pa.
    >7. Mary Buch Fink, b. 25 Nov 1902, Manheim, Pa.
     8. Laura Buch Fink, b. 25 Mar 1905, Manheim, Pa.
    >9. Norman Buch Fink, b. 21 May 1908, Manheim, Pa.
    >10. Claude Buch Fink, b. 30 Jan 1911, Manheim, Pa.
    Family ID  F23  Group Sheet
  • Documents obit-JacobChristianMary Fink
  • Notes 
    • She was the one who asked my parents to change their name back toWelcomer.


      May 10, 1962 Manheim Sentinel

      Mary Buch Fink

      Mrs. Mary B. Fink, the widow of Jacob W Fink, and within about 10 days ofbeing 92 years old, died Tues., May 8 at 5:00 A.M in the LancasterGeneral Hospital after a prolonged illness. She had formerly resided at45 North Wolf Street and had been a lifelong resident of this area, beingthe daughter of the late Christian and Amanda White Buch. She was aformer employee of the William H. Noggle & Sons Company and had been amember of Salem Evangelical United Brethren Church. She has 129descendents.

      Surviving Mrs. Fink are three children: the eldest, the youngest and theone in the middle of the group of ten children; Irvin B. of Manheim RouteOne, Claude of South Penn Street, and Mrs. Mary Graham of North WolfStreet, the mother of Clarence Graham of Market Square. There are also 31grandchildren, 70 great-grandchildren and 25 greatgreat-grandchildren,besides a brother, Harry W. Buch of South Charlotte Street and a sister,Miss Lillie Buch of Myerstown.

      Up to the time of her death, Mrs. Fink was one of the 400 survivingwidows in the United States still receiving a pension from the IndianWars.

      Funeral service was held from the WP. Keech & Son Funeral Home. Intermentin Fairview Cemetery.
  • Sources 
    1. [S74] Funeral Program - Mary Buch Fink

    2. [S157] Obituary - Mrs. Jacob Fink (Mary Buch)

    3. [S156] Obituary - Mary Buch Fink

    4. [S156] Obituary - Mary Buch Fink, Manheim Sentinel, May 10, 1962

    5. [S56] Death Certificate - Mary Buch Fink

    6. [S328] Census - 1910 - Pennsylvania - Lancaster - Penn, 79b

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