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

Amos M. Bechtel[1]

Male 1849 - 1903  (54 years)


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  • Name Amos M. Bechtel 
    Born 14 Feb 1849  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1875  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    merchant 
    Residence 1875  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Store-Keeper 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Protestant 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Store Keeper 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Merchant 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0652 
    Died 18 Dec 1903  [4
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I10691  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Joseph B. Bechtel,   b. 8 Jun 1824, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1895  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother 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  [2, 10, 12, 13, 14
    Family ID F745  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Bechtel,   b. CA 1813,   d. Bef 1891  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Mother Mary,   b. 1812, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F258111  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Hannah Dedels,   b. 21 May 1842, Wagendorf , Meckleburg Schwerin, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1919  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1875  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9, 11, 15
    Children 
     1. Sarah Ann Bechtel,   b. 13 Apr 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Lydia Ann Bechtel,   b. 13 Apr 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1877  (Age 0 years)
     3. Joseph J. Bechtel,   b. 18 Aug 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Cemantha Bechtel,   b. 1880, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Samantha Bechtel,   b. 19 Aug 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Wesley Bechtel,   b. 19 Apr 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F3078  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Amos M. Bechtel "was born February 14th, 1849. He is a merchant and has a large store in Breslau where he is doing an extensive business. He is married to Mary Hannah Dedles. They have a family of three 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. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 16 Sep 1875.
      15 Sep 1875 By Pastor F.W. Tuerk in Berlin, Amos Bechtel was married to Maria Anna Dedels, both of Breslau.

    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. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      In / memory of / Amos M. / Bechtel / died Dec.18 / 1903 / aged 54 y'rs / 8 mo's & 4 d's / A precious one from us has gone / A voice we loved is stilled / A place is vacant in our home / Which never can be filled / Bechtel

    5. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-6 Page 9.

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

    7. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Name: Amos Bechtel Age: 26 res: Breslau Place of Birth: Waterloo Tp. Names of Parents: Joseph Bechtel & Sarah Muller Bride: Name: Mary Anne Dedels Age: 33 res: Breslau Place of Birth: Wackendorf Mecklenburg Names of Parents: Christian Dedels & Maris Schroder Witness(S): Name: Mrs. G. W. Turk res: Berlin Name: Miss Ida Turk res: Berlin Date of Marriage: Sept. 15, 1875

    8. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 1 Page 44.

    9. [S2573] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 2 Page 11.

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

    11. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 9400-75.
      9400-75 Amos BECHTEL, 26, merchant, Canada, Breslau, s/o Joseph & Sarah, married Mary Ann DEDELS, 33, Germany, Breslau, d/o Christian & Maria, witn: Mrs. F. W. & Ida TUESK(?) of Berlin, 15 Sept 1875 at Berlin

    12. [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.

    13. [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

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

    15. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 16 Sep 1875.
      15 Sep 1875 By Pastor F.W. Tuerk in Berlin, Amos Bechtel was married to Maria Anna Dedels, both of Breslau.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Feb 1849 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 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 - merchant - 1875 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1875 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Sep 1875 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Store-Keeper - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Protestant - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Store Keeper - 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 MapsOccupation - Merchant - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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