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Ernst Wolff
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1828, Germany
Death: Nov. 11, 1904
Atchison
Atchison County
Kansas, USA

Ernst Wolff was born 19 July, 1828 in a small village of Schurgast, Kreis Falkenberg, Prussia (modern day Skorogoszcz, Opole, Poland, in the administrative district of Gmina Lewin Breski, within Brzeg County, in southwestern Poland).

He married Rosina Anna Guestenberg sometime before 1857 in Germany.

Dozens of families and individuals from the area where Ernst was born are known to have emigrated to the Atchison and Doniphan counties, Kansas. Ernst, his wife Anna (Rosina Guestenberg) and four children departed Hamburg, Germany and then Le Havre, France in May 1869 in steerage aboard the ship "Germanic" of the White Star Line. They made the trip with almost a dozen others from the Schurgast area. Others were Amelie "Mollie" Peisker and Wilhelm and Rosine Handke and their son Carl, from Nicholine, all of whom when to Kansas. They arrived in the Port of New York on 9 June, 1869. During the voyage an infant daughter died at sea.

The 1875 Kansas census reveals Ernst, age 46, a farmer, living in Wayne Township, Doniphan County, Kansas, with wife Anna, age 38, and six children, four born in Germany and two born in Kansas.

Ernst died on 11 November, 1904 and is buried in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Rosina Anna Guestenburg Wolff (1837 - 1878)*
 
 Children:
  Pauline E Wolf Smith (1859 - 1932)*
  Bertha Emma Wolfe Curtis (1866 - 1953)*
  Emma Wolff Brown (1870 - 1959)*
  William Richard Wolff (1872 - 1954)*
  Herman T Wolff (1875 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Vernon Cemetery
Atchison
Atchison County
Kansas, USA
Plot: R32-BL191
 
Maintained by: David Garrison
Originally Created by: FranzJr
Record added: Jul 12, 2010
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Ernst Wolff
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