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

Nancy Bechtel[1, 2]

Female 1808 - 1855  (47 years)


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  • Name Nancy Bechtel 
    Born 6 Jun 1808  Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Name Nancy Bauman 
    Name Nancy Oberholtzer 
    Residence 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Lived with Jacob Bowman and family.
    Eby ID Number 00007-0805 
    Died 3 Aug 1855  [3
    Buried Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I6760  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Deacon Jacob Bechtel,   b. 14 Apr 1769, Of, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1838, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Gabel,   b. CA 1775, Of, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F1826  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rev. Johnnes B. "John" Bauman,   b. 4 Apr 1800, , Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary "Polly" Bowman,   b. 7 Jan 1826, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1873, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     2. Rev. Jacob Bechtel Bowman,   b. 26 Dec 1827, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1910, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Rev. Isaac L. Bowman,   b. 23 May 1830, Near Freeport, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1893, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F2028  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Abraham Oberholtzer,   b. 17 Jan 1802, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1855  (Age 53 years) 
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F24577  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Nancy Bechtel "the eighth member of Jacob and Elizabeth (Gabel) Bechtel's family, was married to Rev. John Baumann. They resided on the west side of the "Toll Bridge" where they had a family of two 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.].

      Nancy's tombstone has her name as Oberholtzer.

  • 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..., 68.

    2. [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..., 222.

    3. [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..., 105.

    4. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 22.
      Nancy BOWMAN Birthplace: Canada Age 42 Mennonite b. 9-Aug
      Birthdate disagrees with Eby's book.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 22.

    6. [S34] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Blair CC#4501 Internet Link.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jun 1808 - Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1852 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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