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

Sarah Ann Bechtel[1]

Female 1884 - 1980  (95 years)


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  • Name Sarah Ann Bechtel 
    Born 21 Dec 1884  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Sarah Ann Knarr 
    Name Sarah Ann Snider 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0716.3 
    Grave Photograph - Find A Grave Gravestone of Sarah Ann Bechtel 
    Died 6 May 1980  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13727  Generations
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 

    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  [5
    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 1 William K. Knarr,   b. 17 Mar 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1946, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F18436  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elias S. Snider,   b. 26 Sep 1882, German Mills (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1930, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1916  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Elva Snider,   b. 13 Mar 1918, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 2005, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Olive Pearl Snider,   b. Abt 1923, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Alice Snider
     4. Ethel Naomi Snider
     5. Elias "Bretton Snider,   b. 8 Feb 1927, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1998  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F6568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Knarr, Sarah, was born in Wilmot Twp., Ont., Dec. 21, 1884; died at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on May 6, 1980; aged 95 y. In 1914 she was married to Elias Snider, who died in 1930. In 1943 she was married to William Knarr, who died in 1946. Surviving are 6 daughters (Edna-Mrs. Lincoln Witmer, Rheta Witmer, Elva-Mrs. David Horst, Olive-Mrs. Raymond Good, Alice-Mrs. Curtis Brubacher, and Naomi-Mrs. Clayton Sauder), one son (Bretton), 28 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great-grandchildren, and 3 sisters (Edna Lugibihl, Nettie Snyder, and Eden Bechtel). She was a member of First Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on May 9, in charge of Glenn Brubacher; interment in First Mennonite Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 73, Number 23 - June 3, 1980, page 470

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

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

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

    5. [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.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Elias S. Snider - July 3, 1930.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Dec 1884 - 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 MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Mar 1916 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 May 1980 - Cambridge, 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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