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 Ferdinand Ernst

Ferdinand Ernst

Birth
Germany
Death 1822 (aged 37–38)
USA
Burial Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 5764967 · View Source
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One of Vandalia's original settlers, Ernst was the leader of a colony from Hanover, Germany. He came to Vandalia with Frederick Hollman, who remained to build houses. Bearing all expenses, Ernst returned with colonists in December 1820. He became the Director of the State Bank in 1821, was a trustee of Vandalia & was appointed by the Illinois General Assembly 1821.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
  • Added: 13 Sep 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5764967
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ferdinand Ernst (1784–1822), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5764967, citing Old State Cemetery, Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .