Person:Esther Bechtel (3)

Watchers
m. abt 1781
  1. Mary Bechtel1782 - 1843
  2. Nancy Bechtel1784 - 1863
  3. Esther Bechtel1786 - 1867
  4. Magdalena Bechtel1789 - 1866
  5. Susannah Bechtel1790 - 1879
  6. Elizabeth Bechtel1792 - 1885
  7. Sarah Bechtel1795 - 1873
m. 15 Oct 1808
  1. Elizabeth Shantz1809 - 1821
  2. Samuel Shantz1811 - 1895
  3. Barbara Shantz1812 - 1887
  4. Mary Shantz1814 - 1875
  5. Sarah Shantz1816 - 1881
  6. Anna Shantz1817 - 1899
  7. Veronica Shantz1819 - 1893
  8. Esther Shantz1823 - 1883
  9. Magdalena Shantz1825 - 1887
  10. Isaac B. Shantz1827 - 1917
  11. Leah Shantz1829 - bet 1891 and 1901
Facts and Events
Name Esther Bechtel
Gender Female
Birth[1][2][3][4] 2 Feb 1786 Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immigration[1] abt 1801 Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada
Marriage 15 Oct 1808 Waterloo County, Ontario, Canadato Isaac Shantz
Death[1][4] Jul 1867 Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Eby, Ezra E. A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county ... (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), 1:224.

    'BECHTEL, ESTHER, the third in the [George and Elizabeth (Morris) Bechtel] family, was born February 2nd, 1786. She was fifteen years of age when she came to Canada. On October 15th, 1808, she was married to Isaac, son of Isaac and Barbara (Reiff) Shantz. ... They resided near Berlin [Kitchener] where she died July 14th, 1867.'

  2. Canada West (Ontario): Waterloo County: Waterloo Township, in United Province of Canada. 1851 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada), page 212.

    Isaac Schantz Sr., gentleman, born in United States, Menonist, age at next birthday 65
    Esther Schantz, born in United States, Menonist, age at next birthday 60
    Barbara Wendel, born in Germany, Lutheran, age 15 next 9 Octobr.

  3. Canada West, Waterloo, in Canada. 1861 Census of Canada. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada).

    Isaac B. Shantz, age 33, born in U[pper] Canada, married in 1856, farmer
    Maria Shantz, age 33, born in U[pper] Canada
    Hannah Shantz, age 9, born in U[pper] Canada
    Lydia Shantz, age 3, born in U[pper] Canada
    Barbara Shantz, age 2, born in U[pper] Canada
    Esther Shantz, age 75, born in U. States
    all Mennonite

  4. 4.0 4.1 Eby, Ezra E. A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county ... (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), 2:413.

    'SHANTZ, ISAAC [son of Isaac and Barbara (Reiff) Shantz], was born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, April 23rd, 1783. On October 15th, 1808, he was married to Esther, daughter of George and Elizabeth (Morris) Bechtel. She was born February 2nd, 1786, and died near Berlin [Kitchener], Ontario, July 24th, 1867. In 1808 Mr. Shantz, in company with his mother, his brother Joseph, and his sister, Veronica, moved to Canada, and settled on the farm now in possession of Abraham H. Wamboldt [footnote: This farm is a little to the south-east of Berlin]. Here he resided until his death which took place December 12th, 1854.'