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

Jane Potter[1]

Female 1842 - 1926  (84 years)


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  • Name Jane Potter 
    Born 9 Oct 1842  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Jane Knechtel 
    Residence 1861  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Church of England 
    Residence 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1873  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Presbyterian Canada 
    Residence 1891  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-30810 
    Died 22 Nov 1926  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Cause: Myocardial Degeneration (6 months) 
    Buried 25 Nov 1926  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I30810  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 

    Father James Alexander Potter,   b. 4 Jun 1811, , Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1898, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Mary Sherington,   b. Between 1813 and 1814, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1852, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Family ID F8086  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Drum Knechtel,   b. 25 Feb 1850, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1897, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 29 Apr 1873  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 9, 10
    Children 
     1. James Knechtel,   b. 1874, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. James Milton Knechtel,   b. 17 Apr 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1963  (Age 88 years)
     3. Annie Knechtel,   b. 1875, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Anna Catherine "Annie" Knechtel,   b. 21 May 1875, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1970, Woodstock Anglican Cemetery, Woodstock, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     5. William Knechtel,   b. 1876, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. William Nelson Knechtel,   b. 28 Jul 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1967, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     7. Jessie Knechtel,   b. 20 Nov 1877, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1955, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     8. Milo Knechtel,   b. 1881, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F22623  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • KNECHTEL, Jane

      Nov. 22, at Galt Hospital, Janet Potter, widow of the late John D. Knechtel, in her 85th year. Funeral will be held Thursday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, from the residence of her son, James Knecktel, 265 East Main St., Galt.

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 8 May 1873.
      29 Apr 1873 By Rev. J.F. Dickie in Berlin, John D. Knechtel of Waterloo Township was married to Jane Potter of Berlin.

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

    3. [S229] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 49.

    4. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 63.

    5. [S123] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1861, Div. 3 Page 22.

    6. [S1800] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1891, Section 2 Page 80.

    7. [S2697] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View Cemetery Internet Link.
      In memory of/ John D. KNECHTEL/ born Feb. 25, 1850/ died Feb. 4, 1897/ Jane POTTER/ his wife/ born Oct. 9, 1842/ died Nov. 22, 1926/ 'With Christ which is far better"/ KNECHTEL/

    8. [S2491] aaa Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 034040 (1926).
      Name:Jane Knechtel Gender:Female Age:84 Birth Date:abt 1842 Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario Death Date:22 Nov 1926 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Cause of Death:Myocardial Degeneration

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      John D. Knechtel Born: Canada Age: 23 Father: Peter Knechtel Mother: Barbara Drum Born: abt 1850 Spouse: Jane Potter Age: 30 born: Canada Father: James Potter Mother: Mary Sherrington married 29 Apr 1873 married: Waterloo, Berlin

    10. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 012929 (1873).
      Name:John D Knechtel Age:23 Birth Year:abt 1850 Birth Place:Canada Marriage Date:29 Apr 1873 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Peter Knechtel Mother:Barbara Drum Knechtel Spouse:Jane Potter

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Oct 1842 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Church of England - 1861 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1871 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1873 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Apr 1873 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian Canada - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1891 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Myocardial Degeneration (6 months) - 22 Nov 1926 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 25 Nov 1926 - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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