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

David Ernst[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1835 - 1916  (81 years)


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  • Name David Ernst 
    Born 1835  , USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Birth 5 Oct 1836  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Occupation 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1866  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00033-2966 
    Died 2 Dec 1916  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Cause: old age 
    Buried St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I15808  Generations
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2020 

    Father Heinrich "Henry" Ernst,   b. 24 Nov 1803, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1878  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F466  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 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) 
    Children 
     1. Susannah Ernst,   b. 1857, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Joseph Ernst,   b. 28 Oct 1859, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1931  (Age 71 years)
     3. Levi Ernst,   b. 23 Mar 1860, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1938, Near Plunkett, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Henry B. Ernst,   b. 1863, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1950, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     5. George B. Ernst,   b. 5 Mar 1866, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1947, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F3516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susannah Gingrich,   b. 9 Nov 1837, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1914, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 18 Nov 1866  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Maria Ernst,   b. 5 Apr 1868, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1881  (Age 13 years)
     2. Barbara Ernst,   b. 18 Jun 1870, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lydia Ernst,   b. 20 Feb 1873, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1873, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Lovina Ernst,   b. 4 Oct 1875, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1955, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. David Ernst,   b. 24 Dec 1878, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1956, Millbank, Mornington Twp., Perth County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F1825  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • David Ernst, "was born October 5th, 1836. He resides in Peel Township, near Glenallen, where he is the possessor of several beautiful farms. He was first married to Magdalena Bechtel who died in 1868. After her decease he was married to Susannah Gingerich, widow of Peter Martin. With his first wife he had five children, ... With his second wife he has a family of five 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.].

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      On Saturday morning the death was reported of Mr. David Ernst, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Eli Brubacher, where he had been residing for the past few years. The funeral was held on Tuesday afternoon.

      Elmira Signet 7 Dec 1916

  • 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. [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..., 601.

    3. [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.

    4. [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..., 692.

    5. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Susana Martin Born: Woolwich Res: Woolwich Age: 28 Born: abt 1838 Father: John Gingrich Mother: Anna Gingrich Spouse: David Ernst Age: 30 Born: abt 1836 born: Woolwich Res: Woolwich Father: Henry Ernst Mother: Susana Ernst married 18 Nov 1866 county: Waterloo

    6. [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.

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

    8. [S151] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - St. Jacobs Mennonite (Central Woolwich Mennonite) CC#4583 Internet Link.
      David Ernst / born / Oct.5,1836 / died / Dec.2,1916 / aged / 80 yrs 1 m.27 d. / Father thou art gone to rest / And this shall be our prayer / That when we reach our journey's end / Thy glory we may share /

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

    10. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Div. 12 Page 78.

    11. [S2668] Woolwich Township 1851, Sect. 1 Page 7.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1835 - , USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 5 Oct 1836 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Laborer - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1866 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Nov 1866 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1881 - Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: old age - 2 Dec 1916 - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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