Posted By:Rita Gervais
Subject:Ernst family in Johnson County, Ia
Post Date:June 29, 2001 at 22:55:36
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Forum:Ernst Family Genealogy Forum
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Hi, I'm looking for Ernst relatives. William (Wilhelm) and Minnie (Wilhelmina)Ernst came from Germany in the 1850's and settled in Graham Township near Iowa City, Johnson County, Ia. According to the census records, they had 3 children, but I can only find Mary, born about 1866 & Jerome born about 1868. Mary married Humphrey (Free) Shay and they raised 2 daughters, Irene & Mina (Minnie). Jerome Ernst married Anna and they had at least 4 boys; Carl, Louis, Myron & Warren. If any of these names ring a bell, please contact me at