William Bechtold
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William P Bechtold (abt. 1870 - 1947)

William P Bechtold
Born about in Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United Statesmap
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1880 - Kentucky, Kenton County, Covington, District 118, 7 Jun 1880
Page 21 of the census shows Paul Bechtold (29), wife Anna (28) and children William (9), Mannie (8), Edward (3) and Gertie (1) living in the home at 719 Willard Street. Paul is a cigar maker. Paul and Anna report they and their parents were born in Prussia. All of the children were born in Kentucky. [1]

1890 - Kentucky, Kenton County, Covington, 1304 Holman Ave
William P Bechtold is living at the address above. He is listed as a cabinet maker. Also living at the same address are Paul, a cigar maker and Mary A. [2]

1900 - Kentucky, Kenton County, Covington, Ward 1, District 81, 5 Jun 1900
Sheet 7A of the census shows William Bechtold (29) and wife Emma E (33) living at 338 Scott Street. Living next door is the Joseph Ruh family. The couple reports being married 1 year and they have had one child who is no longer living. They both report being born in Kentucky. William is a bartender and the home is rented. Joseph Ruh, the neighbor owns a saloon. [3]

1910 - Kentucky, Kenton County, Covington, Ward 2, District 92, 23 Apr 1910
Sheet 11B of the census shows Wm Bechtold Sr (39), his wife Emma (33) and children Wm Jr (8) and Evelyn (6) living in their home at Johnson Street. The couple reports being married for 11 years and that 2 of their 4 children are still alive. All report being born in Kentucky and Wm reports his parents were born in Germany and Emma reports her father was born in Germany and her mother in Ohio. Wm is a proprietor of a saloon. [4]

1920 - Kentucky, Kenton County, Covington, Ward 2, District 92, 10 Jan 1920
Sheet 11A of the census shows William Bechtold (49), his wife Emma (42) and children William (18) and Evelyn (16) living in their home at 509 Amenity Ave . The home is owned without a mortgage. All report being born in Kentucky and Wm reports his parents were born in Germany and Emma reports her father was born in Germany and her mother in Ohio. Wm is a proprietor of a saloon. [5]

1930 - Kentucky, Kenton County, Covington, District 38, 12 Apr 1930
Sheet 22A of the census shows William Bechtold (59) and his wife Emma (53) living in the home at 3001 Decoursey Avenue where they are living with their daughter and her husband. They are renting the home for $45. The couple reports he was 28 and she was 22 when they married. Neither of them reports having an occupation. [6]

1940 - Kentucky, Kenton County, Covington, District 59-16, 2 Apr 1940
Sheet 1A of the census shows William Bechtold (69) and his wife Emma (63) living in the home at 605 Philadelphia Street where they are living with Joseph Ruh (83) and some of his family. They are renting the home for $25. The couple reports having completed the 8th grade and were living in the same house in 1935. William is a clerk for the city police department and earned $1,800 in 1939 working all 52 weeks of that year. [7]

Death - Kentucky, Kenton County, South Fort Mitchell, 14 Leathers Road
William P Bechtold, born 21 Oct 1870 in Covington, died 20 Oct 1947. His father is listed as Paul Bechtold and his mother unknown. The informant was his wife, Emma Bechtold, nee Ruh. He was buried at St Mary Cemetery on 23 Oct 1947 [8] The SSA has his date of birth as 21 Oct 1867 and his parents as Paul Bechtold and Anna Tumbler. [9]


Sources

  • Greg Breetz, firsthand knowledge. Click the Changes tab for the details of edits by Greg and others.
  1. 1880 U.S. Federal Census
  2. Covington, Kentucky, City Directory, 1890
  3. 1900 U.S. Federal Census
  4. 1910 U.S. Federal Census
  5. 1920 U.S. Federal Census
  6. 1930 U.S. Federal Census
  7. 1940 U.S. Federal Census
  8. Kentucky, Death Records, 1852-1963
  9. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007




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