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

Johannes B. "John" Betzner[1, 2, 3]

Male 1808 - 1854  (45 years)


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  • Name Johannes B. "John" Betzner 
    Born 13 Feb 1808  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Name John B. Betzner 
    Eby ID Number 00006-0926 
    Died 6 Feb 1854  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6, 7
    Buried Doon Pioneer Tower Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I8622  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father Johannes "John" Betzner,   b. 7 May 1783, , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1852, Opposite Doon, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Mary Bechtel,   b. 11 Jul 1782 OR 22 Jul 1782, , Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 6 Jul 1804  [1, 8
    Family ID F2454  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Magdalena Eby,   b. 12 Dec 1813, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1886, Near New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 30 Apr 1833  [2, 4
    Children 
     1. David Betzner,   b. 14 Nov 1833, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1922, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Noah Betzner,   b. 22 Mar 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1927, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     3. Moses E. Betzner,   b. 18 Feb 1838, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1931, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     4. Elizabeth Betzner,   b. 30 Oct 1839, Doon (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1932, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     5. Leah Betzner,   b. 18 Nov 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1847  (Age 1 years)
     6. Mary Betzner,   b. 11 Feb 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1873, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F2522  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Noah Betzner,   b. 22 Mar 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1927, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F35698  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John B. Betzner "the second son of John D. and Mary (Bechtel) Betzner, was born February 13th, 1808. Early in spring of 1833 he was married to Magdalena, daughter of David and Elizabeth (Bechtel) Eby. She was born December 12th, 1813, and died April 2nd, 1886. Soon after their marriage they moved on his father's and grandfather's old place opposite Doon where he died February 6th, 1854. Their family consisted of six 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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      February 6, 1854 - John Betzner. Waterloo Township. 45 years


      Death Announcement - Deutsche Canadier, February 16, 1854

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      A-1-32 John Betzner: Administration to the estate of John Betzner, late of the Township of Waterloo granted on Petition and issued in favor of his widow Magdalene the eighth day of March in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and fifty four, after her giving proof that the said deceased died intestate on or about the sixth day of February of same year, and on her giving Bond into the sum of Five Hundred Pounds, with David Sherick and Abraham Cressman, both of the said Township of Waterloo, Yeomen, as her sureties. Inventory amounting to Six Hundred and seventy four pounds, eighteen shillings and 5 1/2 pence.

      Granted and issued 8th March 1854
      Inventory £674/18/51/2d

      Surrogate Court Records Copybook Register A 1853-1871 transcript to 1863. Frances Hoffman transcriber.

  • 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..., 224.

    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..., 540.

    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..., 792.

    4. [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..., 243.

    5. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.
      gives the country or province of birth.

    6. [S2378] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Doon Pioneer Tower.
      John BETZNER/ Born/ Feb. 13, 1808/ Died/ Feb. 6, 1854 [This stone is now lying flat on the ground. When Brian Gilchrist visited the cemetery in 1973, it was erect and he recorded the other side as follows]
      Jophannes BETZNER/ geboren den/ 13th February 1808 starb 6th Feby. 1854/ Brachte sein Alter auf 45 Jahr 11 Mont und 24 Tag.

    7. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, February 16, 1854.
      February 6, 1854 - John Betzner. Waterloo Township. 45 years

    8. [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..., 242.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Feb 1808 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Feb 1854 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Doon Pioneer Tower Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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