|Birth: ||May 21, 1854|
|Death: ||Sep. 6, 1921|
Son of Frederic Elskes and Anna Vandervorst of Louvain, Brabant, Belgium.
Ernest arrived in Galveston, TX aboard the Bark Iris on 16 Oct. 1869, with his brother, Arthur. His sister, Jeanne Marie Elskes, who married John Jacob Buchmann, Jr., had preceeded Ernest and Arthur to Texas. Arthur returned to Belgium. Another sister, Marie Louisa also came to Texas (date unknown) and married Johann August Marius Ecke.
Husband of Bertha Jacqueline Ahrenbeck Elskes.
Walter Ahrenbeck Elskes
William Arthur Elskes
Annie Marill Elskes Bennatt Hood
Earl Victor Elskes
Milton Hutton Elskes
Bertha Jacqueline Ahrenbeck Elskes (1857 - 1936)
Walter Ahrenbeck Elskes (1881 - 1937)*
William Arthur Elskes (1885 - 1965)*
Annie Marill Elskes Bennatt Hood (1888 - 1960)*
Earl Victor Elskes (1892 - 1963)*
Milton Hutton Elskes (1894 - 1963)*
Note: Although the tombstone says August 1921, further family research indicates that the accurate death date is 06 Sep 1921. Tombstone was added much later by his grandson, Sidney Elskes.
Created by: Cherryl
Record added: Jul 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20448023
To my great-grandfather with love.|
Added: Nov. 5, 2008