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

Esther Bechtel[1, 2]

Female 1766 - 1833  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name Esther Bechtel 
    Born Jul 1766  Of, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Esther Bliehm 
    Name Esther Cressman 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0809 
    Died 20 Jan 1833  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I15325  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Abraham Bechtel,   b. 7 Mar 1739, Of, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1825, Near Blair, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Mary Hoch,   b. 22 Feb 1745, Of, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1831, Near Blair, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Family ID F3488  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Philip Bliehm,   b. 1780, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 1804  [4
    Children 
     1. John Bliehm,   b. 19 May 1805, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Christian Bliehm,   b. 20 Sep 1806, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1877  (Age 71 years)
     3. Esther B. Bliehm,   b. 16 Mar 1808, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1892, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     4. Jacob Bleam,   b. 20 Jan 1810, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1836, Dundas, West Flamborough Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F4126  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Daniel Cressman,   b. 25 Oct 1762, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1795, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 1787  [4
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Cressman,   b. 16 Oct 1788, Of, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. Abraham Cressman,   b. 13 Dec 1789, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Mary Cressman,   b. 17 Aug 1792, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1872, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F4127  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Esther Bechtel "daughter of Abraham and Mary (Hoch) Bechtel, was born in July, 1766. She was married to Daniel Cressman and had a family of three children, namely: VI Elizabeth, VI Abraham, and VI Mary. After the decease of her first husband she was married to Philip Bleam, with whom she had four 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..., 277.

    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..., 657.

    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..., 223.

    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..., 485.

    5. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In / memory / of / Ester Blaem (sic) wife of Philip Bleam / who died the 20th of / January 1833 aged 66 / years and 6 months / as you pass by remember me / what you are now I use to be / what I am now you soon will be / prepare for death and follow me

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jan 1833 - , 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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