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

Paul Orton Knechtel[1, 2, 3]

Male 1936 - 1940  (3 years)


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  • Name Paul Orton Knechtel 
    Born 15 Mar 1936  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-31722P 
    Died 1940  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Cause: scarlet fever after effects 
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I31722  Generations
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2022 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Edna Snyder,   b. 19 Aug 1891, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1989, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1911  [6
    Family ID F8303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Knechtel Orton Paul, son of Ephraim and Edna (Snyder) Knechtel, was born March 15, 1936; died at his home near Petersburg, Ont., Dec. 3, 1940, from after-effects of scarlet fever. He leaves his parents, 3 brothers (Clifford, Orval, and Alfred at home), and 6 sisters (Grace of Kitchener, Dorothy, Fern, Lila, Erma and Carol at home). A private burial service was held at the Latschar Cemetery Dec. 5, in charge of Bro. Lorne W. Schmitt. A memorial service was held at the Latschar Mennonite Church on the afternoon of Dec. 29, in charge of Bros. Manasseh Hallman and Lorne Schmitt.

      Gospel Herald - Vol. XXXIII, No 43 - January 23, 1941 pages 926, 927

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Edna Snyder - Knechtel - 1989.

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

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

    4. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      Paul Orton / son of / Ephraim & Edna / Knechtel / 1936-1940 / safe in the arms of Jesus

    5. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Orton Paul Knechtel - January 23, 1941 pages 926, 927.

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Mar 1936 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: scarlet fever after effects - 1940 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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