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

Edna Snyder[1, 2, 3, 4]

Female 1891 - 1989  (97 years)


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  • Name Edna Snyder 
    Born 19 Aug 1891  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Edna Knechtel 
    Residence 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00106-6063.2 
    Died 15 Jan 1989  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9
    Buried 18 Jan 1989  Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9
    Person ID I19066  Generations
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 

    Father Christian B. Snyder,   b. 12 Jan 1862, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1944, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Esther Bechtel,   b. 5 Dec 1863, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1940, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1885  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10, 11
    Family ID F3789  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ephraim Knechtel,   b. 2 Oct 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1974, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1911  [12
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Knechtel,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Fern Knechtel,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Alfred Knechtel,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Erma Knechtel,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Alson Knechtel
     6. Clifford Stanley Knechtel,   b. 1912, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 2002, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     7. Edna Grace "Grace" Knechtel,   b. 1914, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 2001, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     8. Lila Irene Knechtel,   b. 1926,   d. 15 Nov 2008, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     9. Orval Clare Knechtel,   b. 22 Apr 1919,   d. 18 Jun 2010  (Age 91 years)
     10. Paul Orton Knechtel,   b. 15 Mar 1936, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     11. Carol Thelma Knechtel
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F8303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Knechtel, Mrs. Edna - Peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 15, 1989, at St. Mary's Hospital, Edna Knechtel (nee Snyder), in her 98th year, of 49 Hampton Place, Kitchener. Beloved wife of the late Ephraim Knechtel, who predeceased her on November 5, 1974. Dear mother of Clifford and his wife Reta, Grace, Orval and his wife Mary, all of Kitchener, Dorothy of Waterloo, Fern of Kitchener, Lila and her husband Clayton L. Martin of Floradale, Alfred of Cambridge, Erma and her husband Gordon Gingrich of Elmira, Carol and her husband Alson Martin of Wellesley. Lovingly remembered by her 25 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. Sister of Percy Snyder and Mrs. Ida Hallman, both of New Hamburg. Predeceased by her son, Paul and her sister, Mrs. Avon Witmer. Mrs. Knechtel was a lifelong member of the Mannheim Mennonite Church. A daughter of the late Christian B. Snyder and the former Esther Bechtel. Visitation at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, this evening (Monday), 7-9 pm and Tuesday, 2-5 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral service at the Mannheim Mennonite Church, on Wednesday at 3 pm, Rev. James Reesor will conduct the service. Interment in the adjoining cemetery.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • 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..., 302.

    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..., 209.

    3. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Grace Knechtel - 2001.

    4. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Lila Knechtel - Martin.

    5. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-5 Page 8.

    6. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-5 Page 8.

    7. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      Knechtel/ Ephraim/ Knechtel/ 1884-1974/ Edna/ Snyder/ 1891- 1989/ till we shall meet and never part

    8. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 11 Page 8.

    9. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Edna Snyder - Knechtel - 1989.

    10. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011766-85.
      (Waterloo Co.) Christian B. SNYDER, 23, farmer, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, s/o Moses K. & Lydia married Nellie BECHTEL, 21, Wilmot Twp, Wilmot Twp, d/o Noah & Veronika, witn Noah B. SNYDER & Lydia BECHTEL both of Wilmot Twp, 7 October 1885 at the bride's parents in Wilmot Twp.

    11. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, July 25, 1940 - Obituary of Esther Bechtel.

    12. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, January 7, 1975 - page 14 obit of Ephraim Knechtel.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Aug 1891 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jan 1989 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Jan 1989 - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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