Waterloo Region Generations
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Henry Allan Ernst

Male 1868 - 1931  (62 years)


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  • Name Henry Allan Ernst 
    Born 1 Aug 1868  Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1881  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1891  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Traveller 
    Residence 1891  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1901  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Traveller 
    Occupation 1911  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Traveller - groceries 
    Residence 1911  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-85793P 
    Died 16 May 1931  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Cause: Arteriosclerosis-Right Hemiplegia 3 years 
    Buried 19 May 1931  Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I85793  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Father Christian Ernst,   b. CALC 19 Nov 1832, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1898  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Mother Catherine Wilker,   b. 12 Nov 1835, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1922  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1854 
    Family ID F31143  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Annie Jane "Jennie" Sterling,   b. 3 Dec 1867, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1924, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 7 Jun 1893  New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. George Henry Sterling Ernst,   b. 1 May 1898, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1903, New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F22268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Fanny Joanah Puddicombe,   b. 15 Sep 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 8 Apr 1926  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F42361  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Died At New Hamburg, on Saturday, May 16th, 1931, Henry Allan Ernst Beloved husband of Fanny J. Puddicombe In his 63rd year. Funeral Will take place from his late residence on Tuesday, May 19th. Service at the house at 3 o'clock p.m. Interment in Riverside Cemetery.

      Funeral Card

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      Death of Mr. Henry A. Ernst

      New Hamburg lost one of its most highly esteemed citizens in the person of Mr. Henry Allan Ernst who passed away at his residence on Saturday, May 16th, in his 63rd year. He had been in poor health for several months. The deceased was the youngest of three sons of the late Mr. and Mrs. Christian Ernst and was the last surviving member of the family. His parents and two brothers, Jacob and John P. having predeceased him. He was born in New Hamburg and spent his whole life here. For thirty years he was travelling salesman for the Eby Blain Co. of Toronto, and for ten years was with Balfour Smye, of Hamilton. In his vocation as a traveler for so many years he was well and favourably known among the merchants of Western Ontario. He was a man of sterling qualities and won the esteem of all who knew him. He was twice married. His first wife, Jennie Sterling, daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. W. Sterling, and their only child, George, predeceased him quite a number of years ago. Five years ago he married Miss Fanny Puddicombe who is now left in bereavement. The deceased was a member of the Masonic Lodge and of St. George's Anglican Church. The funeral, which was held on Tuesday afternoon was conducted by Rev. Mr. Pogson, the church rector, assisted by Rev. Orary, of Tryconnel, and Rev. Owen, of Brantford. Many beautiful floral tributes were sent by sympathizing friends. The pallbearers of the deceased, namely, M. Peebles and A. Robertson, Hamilton, W.J. McCully and J. Binkle, Stratford, G.D. Gilchrist, Kitchener, and N. Ament, New Hamburg.

      New Hamburg Independent May 22 1931 pg 5

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      Mr. Henry Allan Ernst Passes

      The death occurred at the family residence of Mr. Henry Allan Ernst in his 64th year. The deceased has been ill for the past two years having suffered a stroke and hemmorages. He travelled for the past 40 years. In politics he was a Conservative and in religion a member of St. George Anglican chureh. He was a member of the Masonic -- Order New Dominion Lodge No. 205. He was twice married, first to Miss Jennie Sterling who died in 1924, and in 1926 to Miss Fanny Puddicombe. He was predeceased by one son, George, in 1903, and two brothers. John and Jacob. The funeral was held on Tuesday. Interment was made in Riverside cemetery. Rev. Mr. Crary and Rev. Mr. Payson officiated.

      Waterloo Chronicle 21 May 1931 pg 8

  • Sources 
    1. [S307] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1901, New Hamburg (Village) E-2 Page 6.

    2. [S250] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1871, Page 24.

    3. [S251] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1881, New Hamburg 1881 Page 37.

    4. [S1054] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1911, p. 10;.

    5. [S153] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Riverside New Hamburg CC#4564 Internet Link.
      In Loving Memory Of/ Henry Allan Ernst/ Born Aug. 1, 1868/ Died May 16, 1931/ Annie Jane (Jennie) Sterling/ Wife Of/ Henry A. Ernst/ Born Dec. 3 1867/ Died Apr. 11, 1924/ Not Gone From Love,Not Loving Less,The Dear Ones Left Behind/ But Just Passed Onward First Heaven's Fuller Life To Find/ In Wider,Fuller Service Where Joy Will Be Complete/ When Reunion Bye And Bye Will Make The Homeland All The Sweeter/ Ernst

    6. [S699] Census - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - 1891, Section 1 Page 28.

    7. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Henry Allan Ernest Gender:Male Birth Year:abt 1879 Birth Place:Ontario Age at Death:52 Death Date:16 May 1931 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    8. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Henry Allen Ernst Age:25 Birth Date:abt 1868 Birth Place:Canada Marriage Date:7 Jun 1893 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Christine Ernst Mother:Catherina Ernst Spouse:Annie Jane Sterling Spouse's Age:25 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1868 Spouse Birth Place:Canada Spouse Father:William Sterling Spouse Mother:Jane Sterling

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Fanny Joanah Poddicomber Age:49 Birth Date:abt 1877 Birth Place:Wilmot Isp Marriage Date:8 Apr 1926 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Robert B Puddicomber Mother:Jane Collum Spouse:Henry Allan Ernst Spouse's Age:57 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1869 Spouse Birth Place:New Hamburg, Ontario Spouse Father:Christian Ernst Spouse Mother:Katherine Wilker

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1881 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Traveller - 1891 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1891 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Jun 1893 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Traveller - 1901 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Traveller - groceries - 1911 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Apr 1926 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Arteriosclerosis-Right Hemiplegia 3 years - 16 May 1931 - New Hamburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 May 1931 - Riverside Cemetery, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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