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

Maria "Mary" "Polly" Knechtel[1, 2]

Female 1839 - 1916  (76 years)


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  • Name Maria "Mary" "Polly" Knechtel 
    Born 24 Jun 1839  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Maria "Mary" "Polly" Schmitt 
    Name Mary Knechtel 
    Name Polly Knechtel 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-78890P 
    Died 23 Jun 1916  [9
    Buried Berlet's Corner Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I78890  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Father Johann Philip Knechtel,   b. 26 Dec 1800, Hütschenhausen, , Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Anna Eva Jung,   b. 1807, , Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F8302  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Howard Schmitt,   b. 14 Jan 1838, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1924, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1862  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10, 11
    Children 
     1. Margaret Schmitt,   b. 9 May 1863, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age 82 years)
     2. Maria "Mary" Schmitt,   b. 19 Oct 1864, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1938, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Annie Schmitt,   b. 5 Jun 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. John R. Schmitt,   b. 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Margaretha Schmitt,   b. 1868, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. John K. Schmitt,   b. 20 Mar 1868, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1947, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     7. Jacob N. Schmitt,   b. 1869, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Valentine M. Schmitt,   b. 9 Jun 1871, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. George Schmitt,   b. 22 Apr 1873, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1874  (Age 1 years)
     10. Katherina Schmitt,   b. CALC 30 Dec 1874, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 3 years)
     11. William K. Schmidt,   b. 5 Dec 1876, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Melinda Schmitt,   b. 3 Oct 1878, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1879  (Age 0 years)
     13. Emilia Carolina "Amelia" Schmitt,   b. 15 Oct 1880, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971  (Age 90 years)
     14. Saloma Schmitt,   b. 13 Apr 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1966, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F11049  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Margaretha Schmitt, b. 9 May 1863, bapt. 26 jul 1863, d/o John Jr. & Maria Knechtel. sponsors: Valentine Knechtel & wife Margaretha

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of John Howard Schmitt.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 3 Pg 145.

    4. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Maria Knechtel Born: Waterloo Res: Waterloo Age: 22 Father: Philip Mother: Ena Young Born: 1840 Spouse: John Smith Age: 24 born: Wilmot Township Res: Wilmot Township Born: 1838 Father: John R. Mother: Marg Roth married 2 Mar 1862

    5. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 10.

    6. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 30.

    7. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 6 Page 31.

    8. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 3 Page 39.

    9. [S550] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Berlett's Cemetery CC#4552 Internet Link.
      Large Stone: Schmitt
      [A] Johan R. Schmitt/ 1838-1924/ Ruhe in Frieden
      [B] Maria Knechtel/ Ehefrau von/ John R. Schmitt/ 1839-1916/ Ruhe in Frieden/

    10. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.

    11. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 6 Mar 1862.
      Mar. 2, 1862 John Schmitt of Wilmot and Maria Knechtel of Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jun 1839 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Mar 1862 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Berlet's Corner Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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