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

Gilbert Bechtel

Male 1882 - 1961  (79 years)


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  • Name Gilbert Bechtel 
    Born 8 Jun 1882  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Baptist 
    Occupation 1910  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    mason 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer Son 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Baptist 
    Residence 1947  Seaforth, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-75696 
    Died 9 Dec 1961  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Cause: Stroke 
    Buried 12 Dec 1961  Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I371747  Generations
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2019 

    Father George B. Bechtel,   b. 17 Aug 1852, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1920  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Catharine Bock,   b. 1 Jul 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1947, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Family ID F2340  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Salome Hoffman,   b. 6 Nov 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1958  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 13 Apr 1910  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Children 
     1. Marguerite Bechtel,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. George W. Bechtel,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Grace Marguerite Bechtel,   b. 15 Jul 1916, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1983  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F188687  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jun 1882 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - mason - 1910 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Apr 1910 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1947 - Seaforth, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Stroke - 9 Dec 1961 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Dec 1961 - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Gilbert Bechtel - Gilbert Bechtel, 79, died Saturday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Harold (Marguerite) Snider of Bloomingdale. Death was due to a stroke. Born in Wilmot Township, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Bechtel, he was a prominent mason contractor in this area for many years. His marriage to the former Salome Hoffman, who predeceased him in 1958, took place at New Dundee in 1910. He was a member of the United Church. Surviving besides his daughter at Bloomingdale are one son, George W. Bechtel of Plymouth, England, serving with the submarine branch of the Royal Canadian Navy, and six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. The body is at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home where service will be held Tuesday at 3: 30 pm, Rev. Bruce McIntyre will conduct the service. Interment will be in Snyder Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 6.

    2. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 7 Page 17.

    3. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 46.

    4. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Gilbert Bechtel.

    5. [S226] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery CC#4581 Internet Link.
      Bechtel/ Gilbert Bechtel/ 1886-1961/ Salome Hoffman/ 1887-1958/ In Loving Rememberance

    6. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 21785 (1910), Gilbert Bechtel-Salome Hoffman.
      Gilbert Bechtel, 27, Mason, of New Dundee, Son of George Bechtel & Catherina Bock Married Salome Hoffman, 22, of New Dundee, daughter of George Hoffman & Maggie Capling, Witn: Bert Main of New Dundee & Gertrude Hofstetter of Baden, 13 April 1910 In Wilmot.