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

George B. Ernst[1, 2]

Male 1866 - 1947  (81 years)


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  • Name George B. Ernst 
    Born 5 Mar 1866  Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1947  28 Park St., Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number 00007-0690.10 
    Died 8 May 1947  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12793  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father David Ernst,   b. 1835, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1916, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Magdalena Bechtel,   b. 11 Oct 1835, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1866, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Family ID F3516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Foell,   b. 9 Apr 1870, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1952, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Children 
     1. Irva Doretta Ernst,   b. 3 Nov 1891, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Minnie Irene Ernst,   b. 20 Aug 1894, Glenallan, Peel Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1987  (Age 92 years)
     3. Elena "Lena" Ernst,   b. 13 Feb 1899, Glenallan, Peel Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1977, Windsor, Essex Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Irvin Clifford Ernst,   b. 3 Jan 1901, Glenallan, Peel Township, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1945, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F3537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • George Ernst "the youngest of the family, is also engaged in farming. His farm is near that of his brothers', in Peel Township. He is married to Mary Fell."


      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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      GEORGE ERNST

      The death of George Ernst, 81, occurred at his residence, 28 Park Ave., early Thursday, following a brief illness.

      The son of the late Mr. and Mrs. David Ernst he Was born in Wilmot Township, March 4, 1866. His marriage to the former Mary Foell, who survives, took place in Kitchener in 1899. The couple farmed near Glenallan for 23 years and resided in Elmira for the past 35 years. Mr. Ernst was a member of Gale Presbyterian Church.

      Surviving, besides his wife, are three daughters, Mrs. Irva Jefferson, Elmira; Mrs. A. H. (Minnie) Heiser, Kitchener; Mrs. Clarence (Lena) Strome, Windsor; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Two brothers, Henry and David, of Elmira, and one sister, Mrs. Eli Brubacher, St. Jacobs, also survive. One son Irvin predeceased him in 1945.

      The funeral service was held Monday at 3 p.m. from the Dreisinger Funeral Chapel. Interment was made in the Elmira Cemetery. Rev. C. L. Mitchell officiated.

  • 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..., 205.

    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..., 658.

    3. [S172] Census - ON, Wellington, Peel - 1881, Division 1 Page Number 40 Household Number 169.

    4. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div 1, Page 60.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Mar 1866 - Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 May 1947 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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