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

Ephraim Knechtel[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1884 - 1974  (90 years)


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  • Name Ephraim Knechtel 
    Born 2 Oct 1884  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer Son 
    Occupation 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1933  Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Eby ID Number 00048-3576.8 
    Died 5 Nov 1974  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8, 12
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I6363  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Elizabeth "Betty" Hallman,   b. 20 May 1851, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1906, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 19 Jan 1875  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14, 15
    Family ID F1931  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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  [12
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Knechtel,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Fern Knechtel,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Alfred Knechtel,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Erma Knechtel,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Alson Knechtel
     6. Clifford Stanley Knechtel,   b. 1912, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 2002, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     7. Edna Grace "Grace" Knechtel,   b. 1914, Mannheim, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 2001, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     8. Lila Irene Knechtel,   b. 1926,   d. 15 Nov 2008, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     9. Orval Clare Knechtel,   b. 22 Apr 1919,   d. 18 Jun 2010  (Age 91 years)
     10. Paul Orton Knechtel,   b. 15 Mar 1936, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     11. Carol Thelma Knechtel
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F8303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Knechtel, Ephraim, son of Alfred and Elizabeth (Hallman) Knechtel, was born in Wilmot Twp., Ont., Oct. 2, 1884; died at his home in Wilmot Twp., Ont., Nov. 5, 1974; aged 90 y. On Feb. 15, 1911, he was married to Edna Snyder, who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons (Clifford, Orval, and Alfred), 6 daughters (Grace, Dorothy, Fern, Lila, Erma, and Carol), 25 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren. One son (Paul) preceded him in death. He was a member of Mannheim Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Nov. 8, in charge of Gordon Bauman and Leslie Witmer; interment in the Mannheim Cemetery

      Gospel Herald - Vol. 68, No. 1 - January 7, 1975 - page 14

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

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

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

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

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

    7. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, January 7, 1975 - page 14.

    8. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      Knechtel/ Ephraim/ Knechtel/ 1884-1974/ Edna/ Snyder/ 1891- 1989/ till we shall meet and never part

    9. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 11 Page 8.

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

    11. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, December 21, 1933 - Obituary of Selina Knechtel.

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

    13. [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

    14. [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

    15. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Oct 1884 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Nov 1974 - 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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