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

John M. Bechtel

Male 1866 - 1935  (69 years)


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  • Name John M. Bechtel 
    Born 11 Jul 1866  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Residence 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  [9
    Farmer 
    Residence 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  [2
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Laborer 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0662 
    Died 6 Dec 1935  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 11, 12
    Cause: Cardiac Dilation-Enlarged Prostate 
    Buried 8 Dec 1935  Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Person ID I11318  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 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  [9, 13, 14, 15, 16
    Family ID F745  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Stumpf,   b. 4 Dec 1869, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1963, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Children 
     1. Milton Arthur Bechtel,   b. 31 Oct 1892, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1983, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     2. Norman A. Bechtel,   b. 25 Oct 1894, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1969  (Age 74 years)
     3. Edna Reist,   b. Sep 1897, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F3203  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John M. Bechtel "the youngest son of Joseph and Sarah (Miller) Bechtel, was born July 11th, 1866. He is married to Lizzie Stumpf. They have one child, a son named VIII Milton Arthur. they reside at home with his parents."
      JOHN M. BECHTEL

      Last surviving member of the Joseph B. Bechtel family of 10 children, John M. Bechtel of Bloomingdale, passed away today, at St. Mary’s Hospital, after a brief illness, in his 70 year. Mr. Bechtel, had farmed on the old Bechtel homestead, near Kossuth, for many years prior to 1919, when he moved to Bloomingdale, where he has lived ever since. He attended, Snyder Mennonite Church, Bloomingdale. Surviving are his wife and two sons, Milton A. Bechtel, Kossuth and Norman A. Bechtel, Cobalt, Ont. and 7 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sister, Mrs. Mary Eby of this city, only last Monday. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon, from his late home, Bloomingdale, at 2 o’clock, to the Wanner Mennonite church near Hespeler, for servives at 3 p.m. Interment will take place, in the adjoining cemetery. Rev. Howard Stevanus, Bloomingdale, will be in charge. The remains will be resting at Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, Kitchener, until 3 o’clock, Saturday afternoon.

      Kitchener Daily Record 6 Dec 1935 pg 17

  • Sources 
    1. [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..., 198.

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

    3. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-5 Page 9.

    4. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 16.

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

    6. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 12.

    7. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, BloomingdalePage 7.

    8. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of John M. Bechtel - Dec 6 1935 pg 17.

    9. [S2575] Census - ON, Waterloo Township - 1891, Sect. 2 Page 36.

    10. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      BECHTEL/ in memory of/ John M. BECHTEL/ 1866-1935/ Elizabeth STUMPF/ his wife/ 1869-1963/ At rest/

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

    12. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 034603 (1935).
      Name:John M Bechtel Gender:Male Age:69 Birth Date:abt 1866 Birth Place:Near Kossuth, Ontario Death Date:6 Dec 1935 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Joseph B Bechtel Mother:Sarah Miller

    13. [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.

    14. [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.

    15. [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

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

    17. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 011884 (1891).
      Name:John Bechtel Age:25 Birth Year:abt 1866 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Marriage Date:25 Dec 1891 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Joseph Bechtel Mother:Sarah Bechtel Spouse:Elizabeth Stumpf

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Jul 1866 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer - 1921 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cardiac Dilation-Enlarged Prostate - 6 Dec 1935 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Dec 1935 - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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