Ernest John Hertzke

Ernest John Hertzke

Birth
Germany
Death 5 Jul 1927 (aged 73–74)
Colorado, USA
Burial Longmont, Boulder County, Colorado, USA
Plot Block 16 Lot1 Space10
Memorial ID 60883831 · View Source
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Information from Julrene Thornberg (47323751) 1 June 2012.
Ernest John Hertzke was born in Germany and raised in Austria. He married Johanna Emilie Steinbert in Germany. Ernest came to New York alone and worked for the City of New York to obtain money for his wife and 2 children to join him. With his family, they moved to Blue Earth, Minnesota where Johanna had relatives. They later moved to Germania where they continued to farm. Ernest helped establish St. Paul Lutheran Church and was one of the first elders and his son, Paul, was in the first Conformation class of 1897.
After the death of his wife, Johanna, he remarried and later moved to South Dakota and raised a second family. They later moved to Colorado, where he died.
Children include Hedwig "Hattie" who married Frederick William Baum; Paul Frederick; August; Heinrick; Otto; Bertha married Henry Thaves; Emil; Albert and Adolph who married Margaret Seiboldt. There were 3 babies died in infancy.



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HERTZKE, Ernest J /1853-1927/Father

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  • Created by: Longmont Genealogical Society
  • Added: 30 Oct 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 60883831
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ernest John Hertzke (1853–5 Jul 1927), Find a Grave Memorial no. 60883831, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Longmont, Boulder County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Longmont Genealogical Society (contributor 47368000) .