Ernst H Blumberg Sr

Male19 February 1836–1 February 1902

Brief Life History of Ernst H

When Ernst H Blumberg Sr was born on 19 February 1836, in Culm, West Prussia, Prussia, Germany, his father, Carl Frederick Blumberg, was 38 and his mother, Catharina Maria Ruff, was 33. He married Margarethe Elisabeth Zipp on 26 September 1858, in Comal, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Guadalupe, Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 1, Comal, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 1 February 1902, in New Braunfels, Comal, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Comal Cemetery, New Braunfels, Comal, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ernst H Blumberg Sr
Margarethe Elisabeth Zipp
Marriage: 26 September 1858
Ernst H. Blumberg Jr.
Emma Blumberg
about 1877–
Martha Blumberg
Heinrich J Blumberg
August J Blumberg
William Julius Blumberg
Pauline Blumberg
Mathida Blumberg
Martha Blumberg
Lydia Blumberg
Ferdinand Gustav Blumberg
Olga Mary Blumberg

Sources (23)

  • Ernst Blumberg in household of Charles Blumberg, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ernst Blumberg, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Ernst Blumberg, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 September 1858Comal, Texas, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 9

    Historical Boundaries: 1845: Bexar, Republic of Texas 1845: Bexar, Texas, United States 1846: Comal, Texas, United States [Spreads across Comal and Guadalupe counties]


    Age 10

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

    Age 25

    On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Emanuel, Herschel, Aryeh, Aviva, Avrom, Chaim, Girsh, Leib, Myer, Shmuel, Zelig.

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial compound meaning ‘flower hill’ (from Yiddish blum or German Blume ‘flower’ + German berg ‘mountain, hill’).

    German: habitational name from any of various places called Blumberg, for instance in the Blackforest (Baden-Württemberg). Compare Bloomberg .

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

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