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

Veronica "Fanny" Bechtel[1, 2, 3]

Female 1794 - 1879  (85 years)


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  • Name Veronica "Fanny" Bechtel 
    Born 17 Feb 1794  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Fanny Bechtel 
    Name Veronica "Fanny" Clemens 
    Name Veronica "Fanny" Coplin 
    Name Veronica "Fanny" Strome 
    Residence 1851  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Religion 1871  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0673 
    Died 19 Dec 1879  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I11862  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Rev. Joseph Bechtel,   b. 9 May 1761, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1838, Near Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Allebach,   b. 21 Sep 1761, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1837, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 5 Mar 1786  [8
    Family ID F2980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nathan Clemens,   b. 25 Feb 1790, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1832, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Clemens,   b. Sep 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Samuel B. Clemens,   b. 13 May 1819, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1896, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Mary "Polly" Clemens,   b. 27 Jul 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1917, West Montrose, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     4. Hannah Clemens,   b. 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1856, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     5. Joseph Clemens,   b. 4 Jul 1830, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1890, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F3329  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Coplin,   b. CA 1794, of, Waterloo Twp., Region of Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1871  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1851  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F3330  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Christian Strome,   b. 14 Jul 1778, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1850  (Age 71 years) 
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F3331  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Veronica Bechtel "was born February 17th, 1794, and died December 19th, 1879. She was first married to Nathan Clemens who was killed by lightning. They had five children, namely: VI Polly, VI Elizabeth, VI Samuel, VI Hannah, and VI Joseph. See Nathan Clemens' family. After her first husband's death she was married to Christian Strome, and after his decease to William Copplin. Their was no issue of last two marriages."

      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..., 395.

    2. [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..., 571.

    3. [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..., 528.

    4. [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..., 200.

    5. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of / Fanny Coplen / died at Waterloo / Dec.1, 1879 / aged 83 yrs. 10 mo.

    6. [S2658] aaaaWaterloo Village 1871, Sect. 2 Page 20.

    7. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Marriages By Rev'd Benjamin Eby, Minister of The Mennonist Society, Berlin report #194.
      William Coplin, to Veronica Strohm, both of Waterloo. 12 Oct. 1851. Rev. Eby. Wit. Maria Benner and Susanna Eby.

    8. [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..., 195.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Feb 1794 - , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1851 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Oct 1851 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Dec 1879 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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