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

Joseph K. Bechtel[1]

Male 1850 - 1931  (81 years)


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  • Name Joseph K. Bechtel 
    Born 1 Aug 1850  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1871  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Stationary Engineer 
    Residence 1891  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Roman Catholic 
    Occupation 1901  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Engineer 
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Foreman, Shingle Works 
    Residence 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Roman Catholic 
    Residence 1931  1227 Duke St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0681 
    Died 13 Nov 1931  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12338  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2020 

    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 Maria Magdalena Kraemer,   b. 11 Nov 1849, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1933, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Bechtel,   b. 12 Dec 1873, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. William Albert Bechtel,   b. 9 Apr 1877, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F3435  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph K. Bechtel "the youngest son, was born August 1st, 1850. He resides in Preston where he is chief engineer and fireman at Mr. P. E. Shantz's machine shops, and is married to Magdalena Kramer. Their family consists of two 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. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 18601-04.
      William Bechtel, 27, Occ. Cabinet Maker, b. Preston, Res. Not Given, son of Joseph Bechtel and Magdalene Kramer, married Teresa Reiter, 24, b. Waterloo Co., Res. Not Given, daughter of Mathias Reiter and Mary Brick, Witn: William Gille of Preston and Susie M. Reiter of Hespeler, 30 Aug 1904 at Galt

    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..., 202.

    3. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-1 Page 12.

    4. [S270] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1852, Pg 4.

    5. [S105] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1871, Pg 11.

    6. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 23 Page 16.

    7. [S1473] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1861, Div. 1 Page 11.

    8. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 70.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Aug 1850 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Stationary Engineer - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1891 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Engineer - 1901 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Foreman, Shingle Works - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Nov 1931 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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