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

Mary Bechtel[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Female 1820 - 1897  (77 years)


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  • Name Mary Bechtel 
    Born 1820  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Mary Witmer 
    Residence 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Eby ID Number 00007-0741 
    Died 30 Sep 1897  [7
    Buried Babylon Line Cemetery, Hay Township, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I14925  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Father Abraham Bechtel,   b. 19 Oct 1796, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1884, Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F3902  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christian Witmer,   b. 2 Nov 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1885, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 8 Apr 1840  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. George Witmer,   b. Sep 1842,   d. 28 Aug 1921  (Age ~ 78 years)
     2. Sarah Witmer,   b. 11 May 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1872  (Age 28 years)
     3. Elizabeth Witmer,   b. 1851, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Nancy Witmer,   b. Abt 1855,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary Ann Witmer,   b. 22 Sep 1857, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1943, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     6. Abraham Witmer,   b. 24 Apr 1865, Hay Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948  (Age 82 years)
     7. Magadalene "Mattie" Witmer,   b. 28 Oct 1847, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1921, Howard City, Montcalm, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F1188  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mary Bechtel "the eldest, is married to Christian Witmer, a contractor and builder. They reside in the township of Hay, Huron County."


      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. [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..., 560.

    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..., 213.

    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..., 681.

    4. [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.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11354-80.
      Levi Bluck, 22, Occ. Farmer, b. Wilmot Twp, Res. same, son of Jacob and Catharine Bluck, married to Elizabeth Hilborne, 29, b. Waterloo Twp, Res. Wilmot Twp, Widow, daughter of Christian and Mary Witmer, Witn: Nelson Bowman, Waterloo Twp, 8 Aug 1880 at Waterloo Twp

    6. [S200] Census - ON, Huron, Hay Township - 1881, Division 2 Page Number 29 Household Number 128.

    7. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/152935301/mary-witmer.

    8. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 11 Apr 1840:1.
      last Wed Rev. Bindemann m. Christian Wittmer to Spr --- Bechtel, both from Waterloo Tp.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1820 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1840 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Apr 1840 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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