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

Solomon Bechtel[1]

Male 1828 - 1897  (69 years)


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  • Name Solomon Bechtel 
    Born 29 Jun 1828  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    -- 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0664 
    Died 29 Jun 1897  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Cause: Heart Disease 
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Person ID I11438  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 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 Esther Clemens,   b. 15 Apr 1830, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1905, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 3 Nov 1850  [2, 5, 7
    Children 
     1. Bechtel
     2. Samuel C. Bechtel,   b. 16 May 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1879, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     3. Noah Bechtel,   b. 1865, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Jesse C. Bechtel,   b. 25 Jun 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1931, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     5. Cyrus Bechtel,   b. 8 Jan 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1888, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     6. Lovina Bechtel,   b. 1 Dec 1860, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1932, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     7. Elizabeth Bechtel,   b. 29 Jan 1863, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     8. Noah C. Bechtel,   b. 7 Sep 1865, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1942, High River, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F3227  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Solomon Bechtel "was born on the farm on which he now resides, June 29th, 1828. On November 3rd, 1850, he was married to Esther, daughter of Jesse and Margaret (Miller) Clemens. She was born April 15th, 1830. They reside at Hespeler on the old "Bechtel" farm. Their family consists of six 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. [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..., 404.

    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..., 198.

    3. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 7.

    4. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 2 Page 22.

    5. [S2575] Census - ON, Waterloo Township - 1891, Sect. 3 Page 30.

    6. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      Nearer my God to thee/ In memory of/ Solomon BECHTEL/ Born June 29, 1828/ Died June 29, 1897/ Aged 69 years/ [verse]/

    7. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 10 Page 71.

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

    9. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 025481 (1897).
      Name:Solomon Bechtel Gender:Male Age:69 Birth Date:abt 1828 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Death Date:29 Jun 1897 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jun 1828 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - 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 - -- - 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 - Farmer - 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 MapsDied - Cause: Heart Disease - 29 Jun 1897 - 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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