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

Leah Bechtel

Female 1868 - 1886  (17 years)


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  • Name Leah Bechtel 
    Born 10 Mar 1868  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0709.2 
    Died 14 Feb 1886  Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Buried Shantz's Meeting House Cemetery, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I13208  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Menno Bechtel,   b. 29 Jul 1842, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1902, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Isabella Scherch,   b. 21 Sep 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1919  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 8 Jan 1867  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Family ID F3637  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S159] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Shantz Mennonite CC#4566 Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Leah/ Daugh. of/ Menno & Isabella/ Bechtel/ Born Mar. 10, 1868/ Died Febr. 14, 1886/ Aged 17 Yrs. 11 Mo. 4 Da./ She's gone to worlds above/ Where saints and angels meet./ To realize our Saviour's love/ and worship at His feet./

    2. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 36.

    3. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 8.

    4. [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..., 207.

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), Feb.18, 1886.
      Feb.14, 1886 Lea Bechtel, eldest daughter of Menno Bechtel, died in Wellesley village at age of 17 years, 11 months and 4 days.

    6. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Menno Bechtel aged 25, res Wilmot, born Wilmot son of Noah and Veronica (Christner) married 8 Jan 1867 to Isabella Schuch, aged 20, res. Wilmot, born Wilmot daughter of John and Magdalena (Grothe)

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 10 Jan 1867.
      Jan. 8, 1867 Isabella Scherch and Menno Bechtel, both of Wilmot

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Mar 1868 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Feb 1886 - Wellesley Village, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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