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

Heinrich "Henry" Ernst

Male 1803 - 1878  (74 years)


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  • Name Heinrich "Henry" Ernst 
    Born 24 Nov 1803  , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Land Bef 1831  Waterloo Township - German Company Tract Lot 074W, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1852  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    M. E. N. S. 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farm 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Died 20 Oct 1878  [6
    Death 20 Nov 1878  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6
    Eby ID Number 00033-2956 
    Person ID I1415  Generations
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 

    Family Susannah Reist,   b. 4 Jan 1799, Warwick Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1873  (Age 74 years) 
    Children 
     1. John Ernst,   b. 13 Feb 1826, , Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1895  (Age 69 years)
     2. Henry Ernst,   b. 28 Jun 1828,   d. 21 Jun 1846  (Age 17 years)
     3. 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)
     4. Sarah Ernst,   b. 1835, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Jacob Ernst,   b. 8 Mar 1835, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1904  (Age 69 years)
     6. 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)
     7. Nancy Ernst,   b. 1838, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Samuel Ernst,   b. 26 May 1841, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1905, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F466  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Henry Ernst, "a native of Pennsylvania, was born November 24th, 1803. He was married to Susannah Reist who was born January 4th, 1799, and died March 3rd, 1873. He followed farming and resided in different places of the county. He died November 20th, 1878. To them was born a family of seven children"

      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.].

  • 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..., 656.

    2. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 169.

    3. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 1 pg 4.
      Henry ERNST Farmer USA Mennonite 49
      Susana ERNEST USA Mennonite 50
      John ERNST USA Mennonite 25
      Joseph ERNST carpenter Canada Mennonite 20
      Jacob ERNST Canada Mennonite 18
      Sara ERNST Canada Mennonite 16
      Nancy ERNST Canada Mennonite 13
      Samuel ERNST Canada Mennonite 10

    4. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 5 Page 13.

    5. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Township of Woolwich 1861 Div. 7 Page 63.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 31 Oct 1878.
      Died 20 Oct 1878 Heinrich Ernst died in Wilmot at age of 75 years

    7. [S1322] Land - Founding Families of Waterloo Township 1800-1830, 26.

    8. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 1 pg 4.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Nov 1803 - , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - M. E. N. S. - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 20 Nov 1878 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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