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

Hannah Bechtel[1]

Female 1799 - 1874  (74 years)


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  • Name Hannah Bechtel 
    Born 24 Oct 1799  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Hannah Sherk 
    Residence 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Lived with her son Abraham.
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0753 
    Died 25 Sep 1874  [2, 3
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I15160  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 Jacob Sherk,   b. 18 Aug 1795, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1834, Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Children 
     1. Abraham Sherk,   b. 7 Jul 1817, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1898  (Age 80 years)
     2. James Shirk,   b. 9 May 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Joseph Shirk,   b. 25 May 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. John Shirk,   b. 7 Oct 1821, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1868, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     5. Elizabeth Shirk,   b. 26 Feb 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. David Sherk,   b. 2 Nov 1824, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1834  (Age 9 years)
     7. Catherine Sherk,   b. 1 Apr 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1911, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     8. Hannah Sherk,   b. 2 Feb 1828, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Ezra Sherk,   b. 11 Feb 1830, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1830, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     10. Sarah Sherk,   b. 11 Aug 1831, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Jacob Shirk,   b. 2 Jul 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F1397  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Oct 1799 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Hannah Bechtel "the fourth member of old Jacob Bechtel's family, was married to Jacob Sherk. They resided on the farm now the property of Noah Betzner, where he died of cholera, August 5th, 1834. She was born October 24th, 1799, and died September 25th, 1874. They had 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. [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..., 235.

    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..., 215.

    3. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      Hannah / wife of / Jacob Sherick / died Sept.25,1874 / aged / 74 y'rs 11 mo's 1 day

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 10.

    5. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 31.

    6. [S2653] aaaaWaterloo Twp. 1861, Sect. 12 Page 83.