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

Magdalena Bechtel

Female 1835 - 1866  (30 years)


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  • Name Magdalena Bechtel 
    Born 11 Oct 1835  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Magdalena Ernst 
    Residence 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0690 
    Died 19 Mar 1866  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 7, 8
    Buried Pioneer Mennonite Cemetery, Wellesley Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Person ID I12696  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Levi L. Bechtel,   b. 2 Apr 1809, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1878, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Schneider,   b. 6 Dec 1806, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1895, Near Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married Dec 1831  [9, 10, 11
    Family ID F582  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family David Ernst,   b. 1835, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1916, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Children 
     1. Susannah L. Ernst,   b. 25 Jul 1856, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1929, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Joseph Ernst,   b. 28 Oct 1859, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1931  (Age 71 years)
     3. Levi Ernst,   b. 23 Mar 1860, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1938, Near Plunkett, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Henry B. Ernst,   b. 1863, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1950, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     5. George B. Ernst,   b. 5 Mar 1866, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1947, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F3516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Magdalena Bechtel "was born October 11th, 1835. She was married to David Ernst, and died in 1868. They had a family 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..., 204.

    2. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 65.

    3. [S170] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Pioneer Mennonite Internet Link.
      BECHTEL, In memory of Magdalena BECHTEL / wife of / David ERNST / who d 19 Mar 1866 / ae 30 yrs 5 mos 8 days.

    4. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 22 Oct 1835:9.
      11 Oct 1835 The family of Levi Bechtel was blessed with a son.
      The sex is probably wrong.

    5. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Div. 12 Page 78.

    6. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/20417508.

    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..., 205.

    8. [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..., 658.

    9. [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..., 335.

    10. [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.

    11. [S514] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1871, Sect. 2 Page 29.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Oct 1835 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Mar 1866 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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