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

Christian N. Bechtel

Male 1830 - 1890  (59 years)


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  • Name Christian N. Bechtel 
    Born 31 May 1830  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1881  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Moulder 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0677 
    Died 5 May 1890  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Buried St. Mary Of The Visitation Roman Catholic Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I12058  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Joseph Bechtel,   b. 5 Nov 1805, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1858, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Magdalena K├Âler,   b. 14 Mar 1804, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1892  (Age 87 years) 
    Family ID F3361  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Ann Compass,   b. Abt 1830, Of, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. John Bechtel,   b. Abt 1852, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Joseph Bechtel,   b. Abt 1854, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lizzie Bechtel,   b. Abt 1856, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Andrew Bechtel,   b. Abt 1858, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F3362  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Schaefer,   b. 17 Aug 1823, Queck, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1895  (Age 72 years) 
    Children 
     1. Delphia C. Bechtel,   b. 16 Sep 1864, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F3363  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Christian Bechtel "was born May 31st, 1830. He was a machinist and resided in Hespeler where he died May 5th, 1889. He was married twice, first to May Ann Compass and after her deceased to Mary Schaefer, widow of Carl Gegenhart. His family consisted of five 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..., 201.

    2. [S508] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1871, Page 15.

    3. [S299] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1881, Page 26.

    4. [S576] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - St. Mary of the Visitation Roman Catholic CC#6307.
      A rest/ Christian N./ Bechtel/ Died May 5, 1890/ Aged 59 years/ 11 mos 7 dys./ Also his wife/ Mary Schaefer/ Died Dec. 10, 1895/ Aged 72 years/ 3 mos. 23 dys./ Native of Queck/ Cross Herzogthum/ Hessen

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 May 1830 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Moulder - 1881 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 May 1890 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Mary Of The Visitation Roman Catholic Cemetery, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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