Mary Dunkelberger

8 January 1883–24 September 1962 (Age 79)
Berne, Tilden Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Dunkelberger was born on 8 January 1883, in Berne, Tilden Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Israel Hafer Dunkelberger, was 34 and her mother, Amelia Catharine Hahn, was 34. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Joseph Solomon Ernst. She died on 24 September 1962, in West Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Alsace Lutheran Church Cemetery, Muhlenberg, Alsace Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Solomon Ernst
Mary Dunkelberger
Joseph I. Ernst
Dorothy L. Ernst
Emma M. Ernst
Erma Ernst

Spouse and Children



    Joseph I. Ernst


    Dorothy L. Ernst


    Emma M. Ernst


    Erma Ernst


Parents and Siblings

    Israel Hafer Dunkelberger


    Amelia Catharine Hahn




+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

Age 21

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name, literally meaning ‘man from the dark mountain’, from German dunkel ‘dark’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ + -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant.2 topographic name for someone living on a dark hillside, from Dunk ( see Dunker ) + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Dunkelberger - Published information: birth-name: Mary Dunkelberger

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