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

Magdalena Bechtel[1]

Female 1815 - 1866  (51 years)


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  • Name Magdalena Bechtel 
    Born 2 Apr 1815  Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Name Magdalena Kolb 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Housekeeper 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0808 
    Died 11 Sep 1866  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 6, 7
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I15322  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Oct 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 Tobias Kolb,   b. 11 Aug 1810, Hilltown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1894  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1833  [3, 9, 10
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Kolb,   b. 15 Aug 1834, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1885, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     2. Catharine Kolb,   b. 18 Jun 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1864  (Age 27 years)
     3. Henry B. Kolb,   b. 25 Mar 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     4. Joseph B. Kolb,   b. 30 Aug 1839, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1905  (Age 65 years)
     5. Lydia Kolb,   b. 19 Feb 1842, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1873  (Age 31 years)
     6. Isaac Kolb,   b. 1 Jun 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1907  (Age 63 years)
     7. Hannah Kolb,   b. 27 Apr 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1907, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     8. Elias Kolb,   b. 20 Jul 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F3856  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Magdalena Bechtel "the eleventh and youngest member of Jacob Bechtel's family, was born at Blair, April 2nd, 1815, and died September 11th, 1866. She was married to Tobias Kolb. They resided near Breslau, Ontario, where they 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. [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..., 586.

    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..., 222.

    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..., 860.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 15.

    5. [S1943] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1861, Div. 12 Page 86.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 20 Sep 1866.
      [Mrs.] Kolb died 12 Sep 1866 in Waterloo Twp., wife of Tobias, about 52 yrs.

    7. [S2420] aaa CensusWaterloo City 1891 Sect. 1, Section 1 Page 3.

    8. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    9. [S63] Book - A genealogical history of the Kolb, Kulp of Culp family and its branches in America : with biographical sketches of their descendants from the earliest available records from 1707 to the present time, including Dielman Kolb in Germany.

    10. [S16] Bible - Genealogical Information in the Bibles of the Waterloo Historical Society, Kolb family bible.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Apr 1815 - Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Housekeeper - 1861 - 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 MapsDied - 11 Sep 1866 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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