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

Leah S. Bechtel

Female 1823 - 1896  (72 years)


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  • Name Leah S. Bechtel 
    Born 23 Jun 1823  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Leah S. Hallman 
    Residence 1845  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Other Methodist 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0733 
    Died 1 Apr 1896  Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12574  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    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  [7, 8, 9
    Family ID F3465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christian Hallman, II,   b. 25 Oct 1822, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1902, Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1845  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Children 
     1. Matilda Hallman,   b. 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1912, Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. John Bechel Hallman,   b. 11 Jun 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1930, Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Isaiah Holman,   b. 10 Sep 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1915, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Noah Hallman,   b. 18 Aug 1852, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1940, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     5. Abigail Hallman,   b. 11 Sep 1854, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1859  (Age 4 years)
     6. Benjamin B. Hallman,   b. 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1929, Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     7. George B. Hallman,   b. 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1935, Davidson, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     8. Ezra Hallman,   b. 1858, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Jessie Hallman,   b. 1860, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Jesse Hallman,   b. 23 Jan 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Eva Hallman,   b. 18 Aug 1863, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1944  (Age 81 years)
     12. Ezra Bechtel Hallman,   b. 10 Feb 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Jacob Allen Hallman,   b. 4 Sep 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F1947  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Leah Bechtel Hallman
    Leah Bechtel Hallman

  • Notes 
    • Leah S. Bechtel "the second daughter of George B. Bechtel and his second wife, was born June 23rd, 1823. She is married to Christian Hallman, a retired farmer. They reside in Hanover, Grey County. Their family consists 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..., 211.

    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..., 768.

    3. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 11.

    4. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 4 Page 13.

    5. [S844] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1861, Sect. 15 Page 98.

    6. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin Rev. - Minister of the Mennonist Society, Berlin report 50.
      Christian Hallman, of Dumfries, to Leah Bechtel, of Wilmot. 4 Mar. 1845. Wit. Wendel Clemens and Wendel Hallman.

    7. [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.

    8. [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.

    9. [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/

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jun 1823 - , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1845 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Mar 1845 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Other Methodist - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Apr 1896 - Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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