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

Dorothea Knechtel

Female 1836 - 1895  (58 years)


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  • Name Dorothea Knechtel 
    Born 18 Jul 1836  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Dorothea Ritter 
    Residence 1853  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    New Jerusalem 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-27484 
    Died 26 Apr 1895  [2
    Buried First St. Pauls Lutheran Cemetery, Wellesley Village, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I27484  Generations
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2022 

    Father Peter Knechtel,   b. CALC 20 Mar 1808, , Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1875, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Mother Barbara Drum,   b. 1810, , Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F6179  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Ritter,   b. 1 Jan 1827, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1905, Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 7 Aug 1853  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Lucy Ann Ritter,   b. 1856, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Clementina "Clementine" Ritter,   b. 8 May 1856, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1931, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. Louisa Ann Ritter,   b. 15 Aug 1857, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1899  (Age 41 years)
     4. Fernando Lorenzo Ritter,   b. 13 Dec 1859, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1928  (Age 68 years)
     5. Elmina Ritter,   b. 28 Jun 1861, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Rosalinda Ritter,   b. 23 Jun 1865, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Ida Ritter,   b. 15 Aug 1868, Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1945, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     8. John Ritter,   b. 17 May 1870, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1934, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     9. Charles Edgar Ritter,   b. 24 Jul 1878, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F7161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S270] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1852, Pg 5.

    2. [S308] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - First St. Pauls Lutheran CC#4540 Internet Link.
      John Ritter/ died July 17, 1905/ aged 78 yrs. 6 mos. 16 dys./ his wife Dorothy Knechtel/ died April 26, 1895/ aged 58 yrs. 9 mos. 8 dys./ Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord/ Ritter/ Hayes Bros. St. Marys

    3. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 4 Aug 1836:42.
      some weeks ago The family of Mr. Peter Knechtel of Berlin was blessed with a daughter.

    4. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div. 2 Page 15.

    5. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      John Ritter, joiner of Berlin married 7 aug 1853 to Dorothea Knechtel of Preston, wit: Wilh. DeKay of Waterloo T. & John Kinsey of Waterloo T.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Jul 1836 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1853 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Aug 1853 - Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - New Jerusalem - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First St. Pauls Lutheran Cemetery, Wellesley Village, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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