Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Herbert Jacob M. Bechtel

Herbert Jacob M. Bechtel[1]

Male 1886 - 1972  (85 years)

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  • Name Herbert Jacob M. Bechtel 
    Born 16 Apr 1886  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Sports Team Membership 1906  Waterloo Beavers Baseball Team, Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • In 1906 he pitched the winning baseball game for the Waterloo Beavers to the give the team their first Ontario Championship.
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Finisher, Furniture 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Methodist 
    Residence 1972  64 Cedar St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number 00007-0700 
    Died 30 Jan 1972  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I12928  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Jacob S. Bechtel,   b. 12 Feb 1840, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1914  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Salome "Sarah" Devitt,   b. 11 May 1844, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1921, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1865  [5, 6, 7
    Family ID F3542  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Laura Etta Boehmer,   b. 29 Oct 1885, Arthur, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1944, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 3 Sep 1907  [8
    Children 
     1. Mable Bechtel
     2. Gerine Bechtel
     3. Almeda Bechtel
     4. Evelyn Bechtel,   b. Mar 1908, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Marjorie Bechtel,   b. Apr 1911, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Priscilla Bechtel,   b. 1918,   d. 11 Apr 2008, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     7. Clarence Bechtel,   b. 1922,   d. 26 Aug 2007, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F41932  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Apr 1886 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSports Team Membership - 1906 - Waterloo Beavers Baseball Team, Waterloo, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Finisher, Furniture - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1972 - 64 Cedar St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jan 1972 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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  • Notes 
    • Herbert Bechtel "the youngest in the family, is home and attending school."


      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, Herbert J. 1972
      At the Freeport Hospital, Freeport, on Sunday, Jan. 30th 1972, following a lengthy illness, Herbert J. Bechtel, age 86 years, of 64 Cedar St., North, husband of the late Laura Boehmer, father of Clarence of Waterloo, Mrs. Mable (Mabe) Morrison of Bridgeport, Mrs. George (Gerine) Haubach of Paradise Lake, Mrs. Walter (Almeda) Reeve of Kitchener and Mrs. Priscilla Jones of Galt; 18 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; besides his wife, he was predeceased by his parents, one daughter Mrs. John (Evelyn) Noble and five sisters. Mr. Bechtel was involved in sports and in 1906 pitched the winning baseball game for the Waterloo Beavers to give the team the first Ontario Championship. Friends may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral home, 621 King St. West, Kitchener, where funeral and committal service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Frank Morgan officiating. Burial in the First Mennonite Church Cemetery.


      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 1 Feb 1972

  • 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..., 206.

    2. [S135] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1901, Waterloo (Town/Ville) D-3 Page 5.

    3. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 43 Pg. 10.

    4. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Herbert J. Bechtel - 1 Feb 1972.

    5. [S2418] aaaa CensusTown of Waterloo 1891 Sect. 3, Section 3 Page 9.

    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..., 205.

    7. [S2746] aaaaWaterloo Township 1871, Sect. 2 Page 29.

    8. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Laura Boehmer Bechtel - 11 May 1944.