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

Elizabeth "Betty" Hallman[1, 2]

Female 1851 - 1906  (55 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth "Betty" Hallman 
    Born 20 May 1851  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Gender Female 
    Name Betty Hallman 
    Name Elizabeth "Betty" Knechtel 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1875  Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1875  Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00048-3576 
    Died 21 Dec 1906  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I6355  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Johann "John" Hallman,   b. 1 Aug 1812, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1888, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Sarah Elizabeth Bergey,   b. 27 May 1821, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1886  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 27 Mar 1838  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Family ID F1524  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alfred Knechtel,   b. 4 Jan 1852, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1923  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 19 Jan 1875  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 8
    Children 
     1. Levi Knechtel,   b. Abt 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Selina Knechtel,   b. 1 Oct 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1933, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     3. Albert Knechtel,   b. Abt 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Angeline Knechtel,   b. 15 Jul 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1969, Watrous, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     5. Clara Knechtel,   b. 26 May 1881, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Edgar H. Knechtel,   b. 30 Oct 1882, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1929, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     7. 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)
     8. Alberta Knechtel,   b. 2 Sep 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 55 years)
     9. Melissa Knechtel,   b. 14 Jun 1889, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1936, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     10. David Knechtel,   b. Abt 1891, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Wesley Knechtel,   b. Abt 1892, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Silva Knechtel,   b. Abt 1893, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F1931  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Hallman, "is married to Alfred Knechtel. They reside on the old "John Hallman Homestead" near Manheim. To them were born the following children"


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). 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: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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      Knechtel.-On the 21st of December, 1906, near Mannheim, Waterloo Co., Ont., , wife of Alfred Knechtel; aged 55 Y., 7 M., 19 D. She was married to her surviving husband Jan. 19, 1875. To this union were born twelve children, of whom two sons and five daughters survive. Buried in the Mannheim Mennonite cemetery on the 24th. Funeral services in German by Solomon Gehman and in English by Noah Stauffer.2a


      Herald of Truth January 10, 1907, page 20. Volume XLIV, Number 2

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      KNECHTEL.-Sister Elizabeth (Hallman) Knechtel was born in Waterloo Co., Ont., May 20th, 1851, and died at her home in Mannheim, Ont., Dec., 21. 1906; aged 55y. 8m. 1d. She was a member of the Mennonite church for over thirty years. She was united in marriage to Bro. Alfred Knechtel Jan. 19, 1875. To this union were born 12 children, 5 children and 2 grandchildren preceded her to the spirit world. She leaves a sorrowing husband, 5 daughters, 2 sons, and 4 grandchildren to mourn the loss of a kind wife and loving mother. She was sick 9 weeks and had to suffer a great deal, but bore it all patiently. She had a desire to go home and be with Christ. In the forenoon she bade her husband and children good-bye, and told them to be faithful and meet her in her home above. Her remains were laid to rest in the Latchars cemetery. The house was well filled with friends and neighbors. Services conducted by Enos Cressman at the home and Noah Stauffer and Solomon Gehman at the church from Phil. 1: 23, "Having desired to depart and be with Christ which is far better." 3a

      3aGospel Witness - Volume 2, Number 48 - February 27, 1907, page 768

  • 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..., 764.

    2. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 21 Jan 1875.
      19 Jan 1875 By Pastor F.W. Tuerk in Berlin, Alfred Knechtel was married to Elisabeth Hallmann, both of Mannheim.

    3. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot h-3 Page 1.

    4. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-3 Page 1.

    5. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      Knechtel/ Alfred Knechtel/ died Sept. 27, 1923/ aged 71 yrs 8 mos/ Elizabeth Hallman/ his wife/ died Dec. 21, 1906/ aged 55 yrs 7 mos/ asleep in Jesus

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 9371-75.
      Alfred KNECHTEL, 23, farmer, Canada, Mannheim, s/o Peter & Barbara, married Elizabeth HALLMAN, 23, Wilmot, Mannheim, d/o John & Sarah, witn: David HALLMAN of Mannheim & Helena SCHMIDT of Wilmot, 19 Jan 1875 at Berlin

    7. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 9.

    8. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Name: Alfred Knechtel Age: 23 res: Manheim Place of Birth: Preston, Ont. Names of Parents: Peter Knechtel & Barbara Drum Bride: Name: Elisabeth Hallman Age: 23 res: Manheim, Ont. Place of Birth: Wilmot Tp. Names of Parents: John Hallman & Sarah Beier Witness(S): Name: David Hallman res: Manheim, Ont. Name: Helena Schmidt res: Wilmot Tp. Date of Marriage: Jan. 19, 1875

    9. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, January 10, 1907 - Obituary of Elizabeth Hallman.

    10. [S224] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1881, Div 3 Page 16.

    11. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 2 Page 71.

    12. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 8 Page 47.

    13. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 2 Page 46.

    14. [S9] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Canada Museum und Allgemeine Zeitung (1835-1840), 31 Mar 1838:15.
      27 Mar 1838 Rev. F.W. Bindeman m. John Hallman, son of Benjamin Hallman, to Elisabeth Berge, all of Dumfries

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 May 1851 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Jan 1875 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mennonite - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Dec 1906 - 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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