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

Rudolph Bechtel[1]

Male 1819 - 1862  (42 years)


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  • Name Rudolph Bechtel 
    Born 29 Oct 1819  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Yeoman 
    Religion 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Other Methodist 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0720 
    Died 2 Jul 1862  [2, 3
    Buried Shantz's Meeting House Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I12554  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father George B. Bechtel,   b. 24 May 1777, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Near Pottstown Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1871  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Maria "Mary" Shoemaker,   b. 1 Jan 1793, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1840, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1817  [6, 7, 8
    Family ID F3465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena Jones,   b. 16 Aug 1821, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 1843  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Samuel Bechtel,   b. 27 Jun 1846, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1922, , Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Magdalena Bechtel,   b. 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Barbara Bechtel,   b. Abt 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1847  (Age ~ 0 years)
     4. Noah J. Bechtel,   b. 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Martha Bechtel,   b. 18 Feb 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Amos Bechtel,   b. 6 Oct 1851, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1875, Sebewaing, Huron, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     7. Amanda Bechtel,   b. CALC 1 Jun 1853, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1855  (Age ~ 2 years)
     8. John Bechtel,   b. CALC 28 Feb 1855, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1855  (Age ~ 0 years)
     9. Lovina Bechtel,   b. 23 Aug 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1908, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     10. Hannah Bechtel,   b. 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Henry J. Bechtel,   b. 12 Jul 1860, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Nancy Bechtel,   b. 10 Oct 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1913, Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F3484  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Rudolph Bechtel "second son of George B. and Mary (Shoemaker) Bechtel, was born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, October 29th, 1819. He was married to Magdalena, daughter of John and Martha (Saltzburger) Jones. She was born August 16th, 1821, and had her home with her daughter Lovina (Mrs. Adam Doerr) in Wilmot Township, where she died June 5th, 1886. Soon after their marriage they moved on their farm, being composed of lot No. 9, block B, Wilmot Township, about two and one-half miles north-west of St. Agatha. Here they resided until his death which took place July 2nd, 1862. They had a family of eleven 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..., 837.

    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..., 209.

    3. [S159] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Shantz Mennonite CC#4566 Internet Link.
      Rudolph Bechtel/ born/ Oct. 29, 1819/ Died July 2, 1862/ Aged 42 Yrs. 8 Mo./ 4 Days/ of Pennsylvania/

    4. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div. 4 Page 18.

    5. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 15 Page 98.

    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..., 203.

    7. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 15 Feb 1840:46.
      In Wilmot, Mrs. Maria Bechtel, nee Schumacher, wife of the teacher Georg B. Bechtel, died at the age of 47y 2w 2d. She was married for 22y 2m 11d, and she gave birth to 2 sons and 4 daughters, all of which are still living.

    8. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Roseville - Roseville Mennonite [formerly Detweiler Mennonite] CC#4493 Internet Link.
      George B. Bechtel/ born May 24,1777/ died Nov.15,1851/ aged 74 yrs 5 mos 22 dys/ Mary Schumacher/ born Jan.21,1793/ died Feb.6,1840/ aged 47 yrs.13 yrs/ Married Nov.25,1817/

    9. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Bindemann, Frederick Rev. - Minister of the German Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Church at Greenbush #32.
      Rudolf Bechtel, Farmer, to Magdalena Jones, both of Wilmot. Wit. Friederick W. Delion, Docktor of Medicin, of Waterloo and Daniel Hostadter, Farmer, of Wilmot.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Oct 1819 - , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1843 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Yeoman - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Other Methodist - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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