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

Joseph Ernst[1]

Male 1831 - 1896  (65 years)


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  • Name Joseph Ernst 
    Born 10 Jun 1831  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    carpenter 
    Occupation 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    carpenter 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Carpenter 
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00033-2959 
    Died 10 Nov 1896  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I16873  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    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 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  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Magdalena Ernst,   b. 6 Dec 1856, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     2. Nancy Ernst,   b. 22 Aug 1858, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     3. Israel Ernst,   b. 26 May 1860, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Susannah Ernst,   b. 4 Jan 1862, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1916, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     5. David Ernst,   b. 1864, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Daniel B. Ernst,   b. 3 Feb 1865, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1927  (Age 61 years)
     7. Levi Ernst,   b. 1866, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Jacob Ernst,   b. 1 Apr 1869, Josephburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1923, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     9. Joseph Ernst,   b. Mar 1871, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Henry B. Ernst,   b. 11 Mar 1873, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1937, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     11. Mary Ann Ernst,   b. 25 Mar 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F3497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Joseph Ernst, "was born June 10th, 1831. On May 15th, 1855, he was married to Mary Bechtel. They reside near Heidelberg where he is engaged in farming. To them is born 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.].

  • Sources 
    1. [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.

    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..., 656.

    3. [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.

    4. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Division 1 Page Number 25 Household Number 110.
      Joseph ERNST M Male Swiss 49 Ontario Carpenter Mennonite
      Mary ERNST M Female Swiss 48 Ontario Mennonite
      Isrial ERNST Male Swiss 20 Ontario Mennonite
      Sussana ERNST Female Swiss 19 Ontario Mennonite
      David ERNST Male Swiss 16 Ontario Mennonite
      Lancie ERNST Male Swiss 14 Ontario Mennonite
      Jacob ERNST Male Swiss 12 Mennonite
      Henry ERNST Male Swiss 8 Ontario Mennonite
      Mary ERNST Female Swiss 4 Ontario Mennonite

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

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

    7. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, p 79.

    8. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div 7 Page 46.

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

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

    11. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.

    12. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 19 nov 1896.
      10 Nov 1896 Joseph Ernst died in Heidelberg at age of 64 years

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Jun 1831 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - carpenter - 1852 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo 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 MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - carpenter - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - 1881 - Wilmot 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 - Farmer - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Nov 1896 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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