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

Deacon Jacob G. Bechtel[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1803 - 1875  (71 years)


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  • Name Jacob G. Bechtel 
    Prefix Deacon 
    Born 26 Dec 1803  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Land 1831  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 12, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0766 
    Died 14 Mar 1875  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Person ID I15195  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 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 Maria Hallman,   b. 10 Sep 1806, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1873  (Age 66 years) 
    Children 
     1. Veronica Bechtel,   b. North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ephraim Bechtel,   b. North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Elizabeth Bechtel,   b. 1826, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1900  (Age 74 years)
     4. John Bechtel,   b. Abt 1828, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Catharine Bechtel,   b. 2 Sep 1828, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1903  (Age 75 years)
     6. Sarah Bechtel,   b. 7 Apr 1830, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1887  (Age 57 years)
     7. Benjamin Bechtel,   b. 26 Jul 1834, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1897, Bloomfield, Oakland, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     8. Elias Bechtel,   b. 9 Aug 1837, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1839  (Age 1 years)
     9. Jacob Bechtel,   b. 1839, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Christian Bechtel,   b. 5 Mar 1842, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1849  (Age 7 years)
     11. Hannah Bechtel,   b. 1 Dec 1844, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Rebecca Bechtel,   b. 15 Mar 1846, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. Mary Bechtel,   b. 1847, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     14. Nancy Bechtel,   b. 1850, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F1893  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob Bechtel "the sixth member of Jacob and Elizabeth (Gabel) Bechtel's family, was married to Polly Hallman. They resided in North Dumfries Township, near the old "Black Horse" Hotel, where he died. After his death she made her home with her daughter, Catharine, who was married to Benjamin Snyder, where she died a good many years ago. They had a family of fourteen 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..., 217.

    2. [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..., 480.

    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..., 660.

    4. [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..., 757.

    5. [S267] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - Hallman Mennonite CC#6073 Internet Link, monumental inscription.
      Jacob G. BECHTEL / born / Dec. 26, 1803: / died / Mar. 14. 1875/ Scott, Galt

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Dec 1803 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Mar 1875 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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