Alexander Frederick Ernst

7 February 1883–18 January 1985 (Age 102)
Hillsboro, Hill, Texas, United States

The Life of Alexander Frederick

When Alexander Frederick Ernst was born on 7 February 1883, in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas, United States, his father, Charles Wilhelm Ernst, was 41 and his mother, Johanna H. Lammers, was 27. He married Elizabeth Jackson Rogers on 14 June 1911, in Denver, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Denver, Colorado, United States for about 20 years and Election District I, Denver, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died on 18 January 1985, in Sun City, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 101, and was buried in All Saints Episcopal Church Cemetery, Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Frederick Ernst
Elizabeth Jackson Rogers
Marriage: 14 June 1911
Ruth Howard Ernst
Roger Charles Ernst

Spouse and Children

14 June 1911
Denver, Colorado, United States



    Roger Charles Ernst


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Wilhelm Ernst


    Johanna H. Lammers




World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 19

Historical Boundaries - 1902: Denver, Colorado, United States [City and County of Denver created by Constitutional Amendment]
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 27

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: from the personal name Ernst, which is most probably a byname from Middle High German and Middle Dutch ern(e)st ‘combat’, ‘serious business’. However, see Ernest .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or ornamental from German ernst ‘earnest’, ‘serious’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Alex Ernst, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alex F Ernst, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alex F Ernst, "United States Census, 1930"

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