married Catherine (?)
. Adam Becher died before 24 March 1801 at Manchester Twp., Adams Co., Pennsylvania
; On March 24, 1801, Adam's son, Frederick, age 14, chose Gotlieb Ziegle as his guardian. This indicates that Adam Becher likely died prior to this date. He was court - civil on 9 August 1811 at Adams Co., Pennsylvania
; In an Adams Co., Pennsylvania Orphan's Court record dated 8/9/1811 we find the following:
Sheriff Benj. Haresh valued land at $377.66 which is taken by eldest son Frederick who is allowed $30.90 for costs. Must pay widow Catherine a dower of $6.93 yearly to retain $46.23; plus $20.11 ½ when widow dies and pay same sums to each of others – Adam; Mary md. Jacob Shultz; Catherine md. Jacob Hartley; Emma md. Samuel Williams. Frederick Becker & Philip Hoover are each under a bond of $755.32 to guarantee settlement.