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Richard JONES
Lydia BICHER
WARNING:  Secondary sources are mixing up this Lydia BICHER with the one who married William MEILY and with the one who married Henry REDCAY.  These are three different women!
Husband:  Richard JONES
Birth:  1819/20, PA
Death:  aft. 1850 census
Marriage:  22 Jul 1841, Lebanon Co., PA
Wife:  Lydia BICHER
Birth:  28 Jun 1823, PA
Death:  31 Jul 1850, South Lebanon Twp., Lebanon Co. PA
Father:  Elias BICHER (1797- )
Mother:  Barbara __?__ (1798-1871)
Children born in South Lebanon Twp., Lebanon Co., PA:
1.  William H. JONES, b. 1841/2
2.  Eleanor E. JONES, b. 1845/6
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Sources:

1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Richard JONES
Spouse: Lydia BICHER
Marriage: 22 Jul 1841, Lebanon Twp., Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Source: patron submission

2.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #46 of 78):  South Lebanon Twp., Lebanon Co., PA, Roll M432_791, p. 99B, 311/314, enumerated 17 Aug 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
John Ulrich 25 M   Carpenter   Pa
Elizabeth " 20 F       Pa
Louisa E  "  1 F       Pa
Richard Jones 30 M   none   Pa
Lidia     " 27 F       Pa
William H "  8 M       Pa
Eleaner E "  4 F       Pa
Lydia would actually have been deceased when the census was enumerated on August 17th, but it looks as though the enumerator followed instructions and gave the status of the household on June 1st, when Lydia was still living.  Listed next to Lydia's parents, Elias BICHER (æ 52, b. PA) & Barbara (æ 51, b. PA).

2.  Obituaries from the Lebanon Courier and Evening Report (online at Charles Kindt's CHAROGEN web site):
Lebanon Courier Obits of 7 Aug 1850...
JONES - On the 31st ult. in S. Lebanon Twp.; Lydia Jones, aged 27 years, 1 month and 3 days, the wife of Mr. Richard Jones.  She was the daughter of Mr. Elias Bicher.

3.  Birthdate calculated using ProGenealogists' Birthdate Calculator.
Name Deathdate Age at Death Result
Lydia Jones 31 Jul 1850 3d 1m 27y 28 Jun 1823

4.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

5.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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