Waterloo Region Generations
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Gordon Valentin Knechtel

Male 1887 - 1918  (31 years)


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  • Name Gordon Valentin Knechtel 
    Born 10 Aug 1887  Haldimand, Rainham Township, Haldimand Co., Ontario? Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/55956419 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Evangelical 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, Private 
    Misfortune killed in WW1 
    Residence Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-99410 
    Died 27 Sep 1918  Epinonville, Departement de la Meuse, Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Departement de la Meuse, Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I99410  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father Rev. Samuel R. Knechtel,   b. 11 Apr 1857, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1947  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Otto,   b. 3 Jan 1854, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1921, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 28 Apr 1885  Ellice Township, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F25584  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Gordon Valentin Knechtel
    Gordon Valentin Knechtel

  • Notes 
    • Registered for the draft in San Diego, California. His unit was operating northwest of Epinonville when he died.

  • Sources 
    1. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-4 Page 7.

    2. [S1573] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1891, Section 4 Page 46.

    3. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Samuel R Knechtel Born: Ontario Canada Age: 26 Born: abt 1859 Father: Valentine Knechtel Mother: Barbara Knechtel Spouse: Mary Ann Otto Age: 31 Born: abt 1854 born: Ont Canada Father: Valentine Otto Mother: Magdalena Otto married 28 Apr 1885 married: Perth, Ellice

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Aug 1887 - Haldimand, Rainham Township, Haldimand Co., Ontario? Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Evangelical - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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