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Ernest Elskes
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Birth: May 21, 1854
Leuven, Belgium
Death: Sep. 6, 1921
Hempstead
Waller County
Texas, USA

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.

Father of:

Walter Ahrenbeck Elskes
William Arthur Elskes
Annie Marill Elskes Bennatt Hood
Earl Victor Elskes
Milton Hutton Elskes
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Bertha Jacqueline Ahrenbeck Elskes (1857 - 1936)
 
 Children:
  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)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
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.
 
Burial:
Hempstead Cemetery
Hempstead
Waller County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Cherryl
Record added: Jul 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20448023
Ernest Elskes
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Ernest Elskes
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Ernest Elskes
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To my great-grandfather with love.
- Cherryl
 Added: Nov. 5, 2008
 
 
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