Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Joseph B. Bechtel[1]

Male 1824 - 1895  (70 years)


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  • Name Joseph B. Bechtel 
    Born 8 Jun 1824  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Not given 
    Directory 1864  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 088, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Gentleman 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0651 
    Died 1895  [7, 10
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 10
    Person ID I10672  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Samuel Bechtel,   b. 24 Jan 1791, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1861  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Barbara Bauman,   b. 17 Jan 1799, Alleghany Valley, Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1871  (Age 72 years) 
    Family ID F2020  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Miller,   b. 28 Nov 1828, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1907, Kossuth, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1848  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6, 8, 11
    Children 
     1. Bechtel
     2. Amos M. Bechtel,   b. 14 Feb 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1903  (Age 54 years)
     3. Isaac M. Bechtel,   b. 13 Jul 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Magdalena M. Bechtel,   b. 21 Oct 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908  (Age 56 years)
     5. Esther M. Bechtel,   b. 16 May 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1923, Brown City, Sanilac, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     6. Susannah M. Bechtel,   b. 9 Jul 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Moses M. Bechtel,   b. 8 Jan 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Mary M. Bechtel,   b. 30 Dec 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1935, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     9. Barbara M. Bechtel,   b. 19 Jun 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1932  (Age 72 years)
     10. Sarah M. Bechtel,   b. 30 May 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1914  (Age 53 years)
     11. Menno M. Bechtel,   b. 2 Jan 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1930  (Age 66 years)
     12. John M. Bechtel,   b. 11 Jul 1866, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1935, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F745  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Mary Bechtel,   b. 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Barbara M. Bechtel,   b. 19 Jun 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1932  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F258248  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph B. Bechtel "the third child of Samuel Bechtel and his wife, Barbara Baumann, was born June 8th, 1824. On April 18th, 1848, he was married to Sarah Miller who was born November 28th, 1828. They reside on lot No. 88, German Company's Tract, Waterloo Township. They had a family of eleven children"


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 96.

    2. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 196.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      gives age and country of birth

    4. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 15.

    5. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 11.

    6. [S2573] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 2 Page 36.

    7. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Joseph B. BECHTEL/ 1824-1895/ His wife/ Sarah Miller/ 1828-1907/ At rest/ BECHTEL/

    8. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 9 Page 64.

    9. [S330] Directory - ON, Waterloo - 1864 - County of Waterloo gazetteer and general business directory for 1864, pg 30.

    10. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).

    11. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Jacob Huttner report 120.
      Joseph Bechtel, married to Sarah Muller. 18 Apr. 1848

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jun 1824 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Apr 1848 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Not given - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDirectory - 1864 - Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 088, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gentleman - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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