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

Abraham Bechtel[1, 2, 3]

Male 1796 - 1884  (87 years)


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  • Name Abraham Bechtel 
    Born 19 Oct 1796  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Name Abram Bechtel 
    Occupation 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1863  , Elkhart Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number 00007-0740 
    Died 1884  Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Person ID I14911  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Deacon Jacob Bechtel,   b. 14 Apr 1769, Of, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1838, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Gabel,   b. CA 1775, Of, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F1826  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Wanner,   b. 1802, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1863, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Children 
     1. Daniel Bechtel,   b. North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Bechtel,   b. 1819, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. William Bechtel,   b. Abt 1820, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1904  (Age ~ 84 years)
     4. Anna Bechtel,   b. 16 Sep 1822, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1895  (Age 73 years)
     5. Abraham Bechtel,   b. 12 Sep 1824, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. John Bechtel,   b. 1827, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Jacob Bechtel,   b. 1828, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Magdalena Bechtel,   b. 24 Dec 1830, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1902  (Age 71 years)
     9. Noah Bechtel,   b. 1835, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Rev. Amos Bechtel,   b. 28 Sep 1836, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Lydia Bechtel,   b. 1840, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Isaac Bechtel,   b. 1843, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. David Bechtel,   b. 1846, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F3902  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Oct 1796 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1863 - , Elkhart Co., Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1884 - Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Abraham Bechtel "the eldest son of Jacob Bechtel, was married to Elizabeth Wanner. They resided in North Dumfries Township where they died. Their family consisted of sixteen children, of whom four died before they were a month old. The others are all living yet"


      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..., 213.

    2. [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.

    3. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 558.

    4. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    5. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 3 Page 18.

    6. [S1131] Book - Pictorial and Biographical Memoirs of Elkhart and St. Joseph Counties, Indiana, Biography of Amos Bechtel.