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

Esther Bechtel

Female 1826 - 1909  (83 years)


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  • Name Esther Bechtel 
    Born 4 Mar 1826  , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Female 
    Name Esther Bricker 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0734 
    Died 30 Dec 1909  Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 11
    Buried Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I14527  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2022 

    Father George B. Bechtel,   b. 24 May 1777, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Near Pottstown Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1871  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Maria "Mary" Shoemaker,   b. 1 Jan 1793, Frederick Twp., Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1840, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1817  [12, 13, 14
    Family ID F3465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Benjamin Bricker,   b. 19 Dec 1825, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1907, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1 Jul 1846  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 15, 16
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Bricker,   b. 7 Apr 1847, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1924, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Susannah Bricker,   b. 29 Oct 1848, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Abraham Bricker,   b. 28 Aug 1850, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1853  (Age 2 years)
     4. Maria "Polly" Bricker,   b. 15 Apr 1852, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1942  (Age 90 years)
     5. Anna "Nancy" Bricker,   b. 6 Feb 1854, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age 91 years)
     6. Amos Bricker,   b. 8 Sep 1855, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Elijah B. Bricker,   b. 22 Jan 1858, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Hannah B. Bricker,   b. 6 Jan 1860, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1946, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     9. Benjamin Bricker,   b. 8 Nov 1861, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1861  (Age 0 years)
     10. Noah Bechtel Bricker,   b. 8 Oct 1862, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1926, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     11. Menno B. Bricker,   b. 17 Oct 1864, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1944, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     12. George Bricker,   b. 24 Sep 1866, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. John B. Bricker,   b. 17 May 1869, Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1928  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F3454  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Esther Bechtel "the third daughter of George B. Bechtel and his second wife, was born March 4th, 1826. She is married to Benjamin Bricker and resides on a farm near Roseville, Ontario. They have a family of twelve 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.].

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      Bricker.-- Esther (Bechtel) Bricker, wife of Benjamin Bricker, died on Thursday, Dec. 30, 1909, at Roseville, Ont. She was born in Bucks Co., Pa., and came to Canada when four years old. In 1836 she was married to Benjamin, and died in the same room in which she was married. She leaves six sons and five daughters to mourn her death. Funeral was conducted by N. S. Stauffer and S. Gehman.


      Gospel Herald- Vol. 2, No. 44 - January 27, 1910 - page 703, 704

  • 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..., 211.

    2. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-5 Page 4.

    3. [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..., 314.

    4. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, District: ON WATERLOO (South/Sud) (#122) Subdistrict: Dumfries (North/Nord) b-5 Page 4.

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, January 27, 1910 - Obituary of Esther Bechtel.

    6. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 29.

    7. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 3 Page 7.

    8. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 50.

    9. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 9 Page 71.

    10. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Sect. 2 Page 37.

    11. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Roseville - Roseville Mennonite [formerly Detweiler Mennonite] CC#4493 Internet Link.
      [East] Benjamin R. Bricker/ born Dec. 19, 1825/ died Apr. 13, 1907/ aged 81 yrs. 8 mo. 25 dys./ Esther Bechtel his wife/ Died Dec. 30, 1909/ Aged 83 yrs. 9 mo. 26 dys./ "Blest be the tie that binds."/ Bricker/

      [West] Abraham Bricker/ born Aug. 28, 1850/ died Apr. 2, 1853/ aged 2 yrs. 7 mo. 5 dys./ Benjamin Bricker/ born Nov. 8, 1861/ died Nov. 25, 1861/ aged 17 dys./

    12. [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..., 203.

    13. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 15 Feb 1840:46.
      In Wilmot, Mrs. Maria Bechtel, nee Schumacher, wife of the teacher Georg B. Bechtel, died at the age of 47y 2w 2d. She was married for 22y 2m 11d, and she gave birth to 2 sons and 4 daughters, all of which are still living.

    14. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Roseville - Roseville Mennonite [formerly Detweiler Mennonite] CC#4493 Internet Link.
      George B. Bechtel/ born May 24,1777/ died Nov.15,1851/ aged 74 yrs 5 mos 22 dys/ Mary Schumacher/ born Jan.21,1793/ died Feb.6,1840/ aged 47 yrs.13 yrs/ Married Nov.25,1817/

    15. [S12] Vit - ON, Gore - Gore District Marriage Register - Waterloo Entries, Rev. Alex'r Ritchie Presbyterian Minister, Dumfries pg 60.
      Benjamin Bruker, to Esther Bechtel, both of Dumfries. 1 Jan [no year], by banns. Rev. Ritchie, Wit. John Bruker, George B. Bechtel

    16. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, April 25, 1907 - Obituary of Benjamin Bricker.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Mar 1826 - , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jul 1846 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Dec 1909 - Roseville, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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