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

Samuel Bechtel[1]

Male 1846 - 1922  (75 years)


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  • Name Samuel Bechtel 
    Born 27 Jun 1846  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Other Methodist 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    labourer 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Labourer 
    Occupation 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    carpenter 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0721 
    Died 15 May 1922  , Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mt. Hope Cemetery, Brantford, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13915  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    Father Rudolph Bechtel,   b. 29 Oct 1819, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1862  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Jones,   b. 16 Aug 1821, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 1843  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F3484  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Herber,   b. 15 Aug 1851, Erfurt, Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1896, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 22 Mar 1870  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Rianthon Bechtel
     2. Josiah Bechtel,   b. 15 Oct 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1927, , Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     3. Melinda Bechtel,   b. 11 Aug 1872, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Leander "Lee" Bechtel,   b. 2 May 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1947, Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     5. Sylvanus Bechtel,   b. 31 May 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Minerva Bechtel,   b. 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Samantha Bechtel,   b. 1880, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Amanda Bechtel,   b. 22 May 1881, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Eden Bechtel,   b. 19 Mar 1884, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Archibald "Archie" Bechtel,   b. 11 Jul 1886, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Elvah May Bechtel,   b. 10 Feb 1888, , Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Henry E. "Anson" Bechtel,   b. 9 Jul 1891, , Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F3799  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jun 1846 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Other Methodist - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Mar 1870 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - labourer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - carpenter - 1901 - Brantford, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 May 1922 - , Brant Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Samuel Bechtel "is married to Cate Herber. They reside at Shakespeare, Ontario, where he is engaged in contracting and building. They have a family of ten 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.].

  • 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. [S282] Census - ON, Brant, Brantford - 1901, Brantford (City/Cité) A-2 Page 9.

    3. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 24.

    4. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div. 4 Page 18.

    5. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 31.

    6. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 15 Page 98.

    7. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Division 3 Page Number 24 Household Number 103.

    8. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Bindemann, Frederick Rev. - Minister of the German Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Church at Greenbush #32.
      Rudolf Bechtel, Farmer, to Magdalena Jones, both of Wilmot. Wit. Friederick W. Delion, Docktor of Medicin, of Waterloo and Daniel Hostadter, Farmer, of Wilmot.

    9. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 31 Mar 1870.
      22 Mar 1870 Samuel Bechtel of Blenheim was married to Katharina Herber of Wilmot.