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

George L. Bechtel[1, 2]

Male 1811 - 1866  (55 years)


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  • Name George L. Bechtel 
    Born 15 Feb 1811  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1842  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Clerk 
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0705 
    Died 2 Nov 1866  Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Person ID I12513  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 

    Father George B. Bechtel,   b. 24 May 1777, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1851  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Esther Livergood,   b. Abt 1780, Of, Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1814, Near Pottstown, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Married 16 Nov 1806  [6
    Family ID F3464  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna Bechtel,   b. 16 Sep 1822, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1895  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1842  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. George B. Bechtel,   b. 17 Aug 1852, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1920  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F3472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nancy Bechtel,   b. 1811, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. George Bechtel,   b. 1851, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F264415  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • George Bechtel "was born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, February 15th,, 1811. He was married to Nancy, daughter of Abram and Elizabeth (Wanner) Bechtel. They resided in various parts of this county and finally they moved to Hay Township, Huron County, where he died November 2nd, 1866. The widow was married to John Bock. They had but one son"


      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..., 213.

    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..., 558.

    3. [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..., 207.

    4. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Sect. 12 Page 70.

    5. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin Rev., Minister of the Mennonist Society #19.
      George L. Bechtel, Of Waterloo, To Anna Bechtel, Of Dumfries. 25 Sept. 1842. Rev. Eby. Wit. Abraham Bechtel And George B. Bechtel

    6. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Feb 1811 - , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1842 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Sep 1842 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Clerk - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Nov 1866 - Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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