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 Ernst Moritz Weiss

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Ernst Moritz Weiss

  • Birth 7 Jan 1847 Chemnitz, Chemnitzer Stadtkreis, Saxony (Sachsen), Germany
  • Death 20 May 1908 Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 51642505

Born in Leukersdorf, Sachsen, Germany, Ernst Moritz was the son of Johann Daniel Wilhelm Weiss and Amalie Caroline Aurich.

He was baptized on 10 January 1847 at the local Kirchgemeinde in Leukersdorf.

A veteran soldier of the Franco-Prussian War, Ernst served with the 3rd Company of the Royal Saxon, 5th Infantry Regiment no. 184.

He emigrated in 1891 and settled in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

A master weaver by trade, he was employed by the Wayne Knitting Mills.



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  • Created by: Berks-Dauphin Roots
  • Added: 26 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51642505
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ernst Moritz Weiss (7 Jan 1847–20 May 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51642505, citing Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Berks-Dauphin Roots (contributor 46608983) .