Roy Bechtel

1876–Male
Burford, Brant, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Roy

When Roy Bechtel was born in 1876, in Burford, Brant, Ontario, Canada, his father, John George Bechtel, was 30 and his mother, Ellen Whittaker, was 24.

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Family Time Line

John George Bechtel
1846–1912
Ellen Whittaker
1852–1937
Arthur Bertram Bechtel
1872–1921
Herbert Bechtel
1872–
Lestella Elizabeth Bechtel
1874–1952
Roy Bechtel
1876–
Emma Henrietta Becktel
1877–
Charles Leroy Bechtel
1879–
Lillian Betchel
1880–1932
Russell Bechtel
1885–
Foster Harold Bechtel
1889–
John Gordon Bechtel
1891–

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World Events (3)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 7

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 10

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1982

Age 106

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

Southwestern German: from a pet form of Becht or a short form of Bechtold .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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