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Amos F Bechtel
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Birth: Dec. 22, 1873
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan., 1938
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA

Amos F Bechtel, son of Amos Bechtel & his wife Mary Ann Funk Bechtel

1st married 1836 Amanda Holdeman Bechtel (d 1899)

2 children
Dorothy Bechtel Hartman b 1900
Amanda Bechtel Weaver b 1902

2nd married 1909 Anna Culp Bechtel Abel, daughter of Joseph Culp & his wife Margaret Kindig Culp

2 children
Albert Bechtel
Edith Bechtel Lehman

Anna 2nd married 1949 Asher Abel
Asher 1st married Ida Culp Abel Abel

Amos F Bechtel, 64, died Monday morning at his home, in Elkhart. He had suffered a stroke of paralysis six weeks ago. Born in Elkhart county on Dec 22, 1873, he was the son of Amos and Mary Funk Bechtel. He was a carpenter.
His first wife, Amanda Holderman, whom he married in 1899, died 36 years ago. On Feb 13, 1909, he married Anna Culp of Elkhart, who survives.

He leaves two children by the first marriage, Mrs Olen Hartman of Wakarusa, and Mrs Nelson Weaver of Dunlap; two children by the second marriage, Albert Bechtel and Mrs Hubert Lehman, of Elkhart; three grandchildren, Erma Hartman, Ray Hartman and Richard Allen Bechtel; three sisters, Mrs Lovina Kehr of Seattle, Wash , Mrs Anna Troup of Chase, Mich, and Mrs Dora Stansbury of Elkhart, and one brother, Alpha Bechtel of Venice, Calif.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, with a service at 1 pm at the home and at 1:30 pm at the Prairie Street Mennonite church, Elkhart. The Rev J L Lehman of Mishawaka, assisted by the Rev John Gingerich of Elkhart, officiated.

Wakarusa Tribune
13 January 1938 
Family links: 
  Amos Bechtel (1836 - 1897)
  Mary Ann Funk Bechtel (1836 - 1925)
  Amanda Holdeman Bechtel (1879 - 1902)
  Anna Culp Bechtel (1886 - 1963)
  Dorothy Lilllian Bechtel Hartman (1900 - 1980)*
  Amanda Bechtel Weaver (1902 - 1956)*
  Leah Mary Bechtel Stump (1860 - 1905)*
  Harriet Bechtel (1863 - 1875)*
  Daniel Bechtel (1869 - 1870)*
  Mary Ann Bechtel Troup (1872 - 1943)*
  Amos F Bechtel (1873 - 1938)
  Rufus Bechtel (1878 - 1937)*
*Calculated relationship
Olive Cemetery
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Linda K
Record added: Jul 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73107210
Amos F Bechtel
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Amos F Bechtel
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