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

Rachel Bechtel[1, 2]

Female 1837 - 1870  (33 years)


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  • Name Rachel Bechtel 
    Born 5 Mar 1837  Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Rachel Detweiler 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0798 
    Died 3 Oct 1870  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 7
    Buried Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I15276  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Father John G. Bechtel,   b. 18 Sep 1806, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1848  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Sarah Brower,   b. 21 Jan 1809, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1842, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Family ID F4106  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abraham Z. Detweiler,   b. 13 Jul 1830, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1912  (Age 81 years) 
    Children 
     1. Detweiler,   b. Abt 1855,   d. 7 May 1855  (Age ~ 0 years)
     2. Ellen Detweiler,   b. 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1861  (Age 4 years)
     3. Israel B. Dewiler,   b. 1862,   d. 1898  (Age 36 years)
     4. John B. Detwiler,   b. 1864, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age 92 years)
     5. Edward Detweiler,   b. 1867,   d. 1899  (Age 32 years)
     6. Isabella Detweiler,   b. 30 Jun 1869, Of, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1870, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F4119  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Rachel Bechtel "was born March 5th, 1837, and died October 3rd, 1870. She was married to Abraham Detweiler who now resides in Berlin. They had a family of three 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..., 334.

    2. [S173] Ancestry.com.

    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..., 221.

    4. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 30 Mar 1837:16.
      5 Mar 1837 The family of John Bechtel was blessed with a daughter

    5. [S1946] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (South Division), Div. 1 Page 7.

    6. [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..., 510.

    7. [S31] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Dumfries Reformer (1850-1892), 2 Nov 1870.
      Bechtel, Rachel died 3 Oct 1870 At Elmira. Wife of Abraham Detweiler, late of Doon.

    8. [S34] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Blair CC#4501 Internet Link.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Mar 1837 - Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Oct 1870 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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