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George Bechtel (1708 - 1768)

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George Bechtel
Born in Germanymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Montgomery County, Pennsylvaniamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvaniamap
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George Bechtel was born in 1708 in Germany to Hans Jacob Bechtel (1680-1739) and Elizabeth Rickert (1684-1739). [1]

On May 3, 1730, George married Magdalena Kolb, daughter of Martin Kolb and Maria Magdalena Van (Sintern) Kolb.

Children of George and Magdalena are: [2]

  • Jacob Bechtel, born 1733, married Catherine Longenacre
  • George Bechtel, 1741-1816, married Mary Bitting (1741-1818)
  • Martin Bechtel, 1735-1777, married Anna Riesser (1739-1825)
  • Magdalena Bechtel, born 1730, married Johannes Corel
  • Isaac Bechtel, born 1739, married Sophie Bitting, born 1741
  • Abraham Bechtel, born 1743, married Esther Friest
  • Maria Bechtel, 1746-1787, married John Fritz

George died in 1768 in Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and is buried in the Sprogell Mennonite Cemetery (Defunct) in Manatawna, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania [3]


  2. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Ancestral File," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2017-03-01), entry for George BECHTEL
  3. Find A Grave Memorial# 69463397


  • This person was created on 10 September 2010 through the import of Rodney Timbrook Ancestors and Relatives_2010-09-10.ged.

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