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

Magdalena Bechtel[1]

Female 1789 - 1866  (77 years)


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  • Name Magdalena Bechtel 
    Born 19 Feb 1789  , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Magdalena Kraft 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0817 
    Died 17 Nov 1866  Near Bridgeport, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I15360  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father George Bechtel,   b. 19 Feb 1746, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1828, Near Blair, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Morris,   b. 5 May 1752, Of, Montgomery Co. Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Family ID F4132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Kraft,   b. 14 Feb 1771, Auspack, Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1844  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 7 Feb 1808  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. George B. Kraft,   b. 15 Feb 1809, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1897, Caledonia, Kent, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Jacob Kraft,   b. 7 Nov 1813, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1813  (Age 0 years)
     3. Moses Kraft,   b. 23 Jun 1815, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1831  (Age 15 years)
     4. John Kraft,   b. 8 May 1824, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1886, , Marion Co., Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F3574  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Magdalena Bechtel "the fourth daughter in the family, was born February 19th, 1789. On February 7th, 1808, she was married to John Kraft who was born February 14th, 1771, and died April 9th, 1844. they resided near Bridgeport, Ontario, where she died November 17th, 1866. They had a family of 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..., 862.

    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..., 225.

    3. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of Magdalena Bechtel / wife of / John Kraft / native of Pennsylvania, U.S. / who died Nov.17, 1866 / aged 77 years 8 mos. 29 ds.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 2 Pg 100.

    5. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 22 Nov 1866.
      Magdalena Kraft died 17 Nov 1866 near Bridgeport, widow of John, about 78 yrs.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Feb 1789 - , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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