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

Rebecca Cober[1, 2]

Female 1855 - 1909  (53 years)


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  • Name Rebecca Cober 
    Born 24 Sep 1855  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Rebecca Bechtel 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00025-1997 
    Died 14 May 1909  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 9
    Cause: Pernicious Anemia (2 or 3 years) - Exhaustion (1 month) 
    Buried Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 8
    Person ID I12892  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Jacob Cober,   b. 8 Jul 1815, Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1890, Puslinch, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Mary Groh,   b. 12 Oct 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1897  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 6 Mar 1838  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F547  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jesse C. Bechtel,   b. 25 Jun 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1931, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1882  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11
    Children 
     1. Jesse Bechtel,   b. Abt 1885, Of, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Nelson Bechtel,   b. 9 Jan 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1968, Boca Raton, Palm Beach, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Levi Bechtel,   b. 22 May 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1889, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Ada Bechtel,   b. 1890, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary Adah "Ada" Bechtel,   b. 12 Sep 1890, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1944, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     6. Malinda Bechtel,   b. 4 Aug 1894, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Alice Ina Bechtel,   b. 19 Jul 1897, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1963  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3230  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Sep 1855 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Nov 1882 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Pernicious Anemia (2 or 3 years) - Exhaustion (1 month) - 14 May 1909 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wanner Mennonite Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Rebecca Cober, "was born September 24th, 1855. She is married to Jesse Bechtel, a farmer. They reside at Hespeler, Ontario, and have 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.].

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      Bechtel. - Rebecca (Cober) Bechtel was born Sept. 24, 1855; died near Hespeler, Ont., May 14, 1909; aged 53 y. 7 m. 20 d. She had been in poor health for some time. Her end came unexpectedly but she was ready to go to her heavenly home. She was a faithful member of the Mennonite Church. She leaves to mourn her departure a sorrowing husband, one son, three daughters and many friends and relatives. Funeral services conducted by A. B. Snyder, text II Tim. 4: 8 were held at Wanners Mennonite church, May 16, at which time a large concourse of people assembled. Interment in the cemetery nearby. May God comfort the bereaved ones.


      Gospel Herald - Vol. II, No. 9 - May 27, 1909, page 142, 143

  • 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..., 199.

    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..., 733.

    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..., 464.

    4. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-4 Page 12.

    5. [S163] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Mennonite CC#6479 (formerly Waterloo Township).

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, May 27, 1909 - Obituary of Rebecca Cober.

    7. [S2575] aaaaWaterloo Township South 1891, Sect. 3 Page 30.

    8. [S2588] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Wanner Cemetery Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Jesse BECHTEL/ died Nov. 6, 1931/ In his 77th year/ His wife/ Rebecca COBER/ Died May 14, 1909/ In her 54th year/ Gone but not fogotton/ BECHTEL/

    9. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 030013 (1909).
      Name:Rebecca Bechtel Gender:Female Age:53 Birth Date:abt 1856 Death Date:May 1909 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    10. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 10 Mar 1838:12.
      6 Mar 1838 Rev F.W. Bindeman m. Jacob Cober to Maria Groh, daughter of Johannes Groh, both of Waterloo Tp.

    11. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 012357 (1882).
      Name:Rebecca Cober Age:27 Birth Year:abt 1855 Birth Place:Canada Marriage Date:21 Nov 1882 Marriage Place:Wellington, Ontario, Canada Father:Jacob Cober Mother:Mary Cober Spouse:Jesse Bechtel