Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Henry B. Ernst[1, 2]

Male 1873 - 1937  (64 years)


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  • Name Henry B. Ernst 
    Born 11 Mar 1873  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farm Laborer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Wire Fence Builder 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0689.8 
    Died 1 Oct 1937  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I12690  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Joseph Ernst,   b. 10 Jun 1831, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1896, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Mary S. Bechtel,   b. 12 Sep 1833, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1898  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 15 May 1855  [1, 12
    Family ID F3497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eleanor D. Randall,   b. 5 Mar 1879, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1910, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1902  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Stanley Ernst
     2. Ernst
     3. Ernst
     4. Nelda Ernst,   b. Nov 1903, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Eldon Ernst,   b. 26 Jan 1905, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elma Ernst,   b. 9 Aug 1905, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Edna Ernst,   b. Feb 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F11549  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Annie Elizabeth Garner,   b. 1876, Hoby, , Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1 Sep 1914  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F11811  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Mar 1873 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Laborer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Nov 1902 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wire Fence Builder - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Sep 1914 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Oct 1937 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Henry Ernst "the youngest, is working for Amos S. Shantz, a farmer who lives several miles north of Waterloo."


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

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      Ernst.-Henry B. Ernst was born at Bamberg, Ont., March 11, 1873; died at his residence in Waterloo, Ont., Oct. 1, 1937; aged 64 y. 7 m. 19 d. He was married to Eleanor Randall who predeceased him 27 years ago. He leaves his beloved wife and 2 sons (Eldon of Embro, Stanley at home), 3 daughters (Mrs. Henry Scheerer and Mrs. John Scheerer of St. Jacobs, and Elma at home). Brother Ernst accepted the Lord Jesus Christ in his youth and united with the Mennonite Church in which communion he fellowshipped until the Lord called him away. Services were in charge of Bro. J. B. Martin, assisted by Bros. N.. Hunsberger and Jonas Snider. Text, I Cor. 15: 20.


      Gospel Herald, October 21, 1937 - Vol. XXX, No.30 - page 639, 640

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 204.

    2. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 657.

    3. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Henry C Ernst Born: 11 Mar 1873 County: Waterloo Father: Joseph Ernst Mother: Mary Bechtel

    4. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-3 Page 13.

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Division 1 Page Number 25 Household Number 110.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, October 21, 1937 - Obituary of Henry C. Ernst.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Henry B Ernst Born: Wellesley Age: 29 Father: Joseph Ernst Mother: Mary Bechtel Born: abt 1873 Spouse: Elenora Randall Age: 24 born: Woolwich Father: Charlie Randall Mother: Rebecca Clements married 5 Nov 1902 married: Waterloo county: Waterloo, Waterloo Township

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Henry B Ernst Born: Waterloo Twp Age: 40 Father: Joseph Ernst Mother: Mary Bechtel Born: abt 1874 Spouse: Annie Elizabeth Garner Age: 37 born: Hoby Lucester England Father: James Garner Mother: Mary Garner married 1 Sep 1914 married: Waterloo City

    9. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 1 Page 25.

    10. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Div. 3 Page 4.

    11. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 6 Page 13.

    12. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 656.