Waterloo Region Generations
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Moses S. Bechtel

Moses S. Bechtel[1]

Male 1883 - 1948  (64 years)

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  • Name Moses S. Bechtel 
    Born 18 Apr 1883  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer Son 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer Son 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonoite 
    Occupation 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0716.2 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone of Moses S. Bechtel 
    Died 1948  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Person ID I13716  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2021 

    Father Noah C. Bechtel,   b. 20 Nov 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1951, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Snyder,   b. 9 Feb 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1932  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 7 Mar 1882  [8
    Noah Bechtel Family from Mennonite Heritage Profiles
    Noah Bechtel Family from Mennonite Heritage Profiles
    L to R): Mary Ann (Snyder) Bechtel; Ida (Bechtel) Shantz; Noah C. Bechtel; Lucinda (Bechtel) Dettweiler
    Family ID F3752  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alberta Knechtel,   b. 2 Sep 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1916  [5
    Children 
     1. Clarine Bechtel
     2. Reta Bechtel,   b. 13 Sep 1917, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 2008, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     3. Edgar Bechtel,   b. 1918, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Willis Edgar Bechtel,   b. 20 Mar 1919, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 2004  (Age 85 years)
     5. Ruth Bechtel,   b. 1 Apr 1925,   d. 8 May 2016, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F6030  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Moses S. Bechtel
    Moses S. Bechtel

  • Notes 
    • Bechtel. - Moses, son of Noah and the late Mary (Snyder) Bechtel, was born at Baden, Ont., April 18, 1883; passed away at his home, near Kitchener, Ont., after a lengthy illness; aged 64 y. 8 m. 30 d. On Feb. 23, 1916, he was married to Alberta Knechtel, who predeceased him on Sept. 4, 1942. Surviving are 3 daughters and 2 sons (Reta, Clarence, Ruth, Willis, and Clare, Kitchener, Ont.), 5 sisters (Mrs. Sarah Knarr, Kitchener; Mrs. Isaiah Dettweiler, Breslau, Ont.; Mrs. John Shantz, Breslau, Ont.; Mrs. Alvin Lugibihl, Pandora, Ohio; Mrs. Roy Snyder, Bloomingdale, Ont.), 2 brothers (Owen and Eden, both of Kitchener), and his aged father. In 1914 he confessed Christ and united with the Mennonite Church, of which he was a member until death. Funeral services were conducted at the home, Jan. 20, by Manasseh Hallman and at the Latschar Church by Osiah Horst. Text: Heb. 4: 9. Burial was made in the church cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLI, Number 8 - February 24, 1948, page 191

  • 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..., 209.

    2. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      Bechtel / Moses S. / 1883-1948 / Alberta Knechtel / his wife / 1886-1942 / Bechtel

    3. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-5 Page 13.

    4. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 5 Page 1.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Moses Bechtel - February 24, 1948.

    6. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 51.

    7. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sub District 5 Page 1.

    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..., 302.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Apr 1883 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonoite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1948 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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