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

Sarah Bechtel[1]

Female 1830 - 1887  (57 years)


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  • Name Sarah Bechtel 
    Born 7 Apr 1830  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Sarah Rickert 
    Residence 1851  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Sarah was recorded with the Jacob Bricker family when the census was taken. It listed her as living in Dumfries.
    Residence 1852  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0771 
    Died 11 May 1887  [3, 8
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I15207  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Deacon Jacob G. Bechtel,   b. 26 Dec 1803, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1875, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Maria Hallman,   b. 10 Sep 1806, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1873  (Age 66 years) 
    Family ID F1893  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Rickert,   b. 10 Jun 1830, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1903, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1852  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9
    Children 
     1. Rebecca Rickert,   b. 1853, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1881  (Age 28 years)
     2. Cyrus B. Rickert,   b. 29 Feb 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1938  (Age 82 years)
     3. Catharine Rickert,   b. 1857, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. John B. Rickert,   b. 20 Sep 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1864  (Age 4 years)
     5. Menno B. Rickert,   b. 16 Oct 1861, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918  (Age 56 years)
     6. Caroline Rickert,   b. 10 Oct 1863, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1945, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     7. Moses B. Rickert,   b. 21 Aug 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1866  (Age 0 years)
     8. Jacob B. Rickert,   b. 1868, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Bella Rickert,   b. 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Elizabeth Rickert,   b. 31 Aug 1870, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     11. Louisa Rickert,   b. Sep 1870, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Simon B. Rickert,   b. 8 Mar 1874, 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 F4099  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Apr 1830 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1851 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1852 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Sep 1852 - Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Sarah Bechtel "is married to John Richert. They reside near Mannheim, Waterloo County. They have had a family of eight 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. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Division 2 Page Number 9 Household Number 38.

    3. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Sarah Bechtel/ wife of/ John Rickert/ born/ April 7, 1830/ died May 11, 1887/ aged/ 57 y'rs/ 1 m & 4 d/ verse

    4. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 8.

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 9.

    6. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 3 Page 17.

    7. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      John Rickert, farmer of Wilmot married 28 Sep 1852 in Greenbush by banns to Sara Bechtel of Blenheim

    8. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 69.

    9. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Rev'd Frederick W. Bindemann, Minister of The United Lutheran and German Reformed Protestant Church, Greenbush, Waterloo Twp., 1 Jan. 1852 - 1 Jan. 1853 #226.