Josef Ernst

16 January 1898–19 December 1985 (Age 87)
Edemissen, Peine, Niedersachsen, Germany

The Life of Josef

Josef Ernst was born on 16 January 1898. He died on 19 December 1985, in Edemissen, Peine, Niedersachsen, Germany, at the age of 87.

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Josef Ernst
1898–1985
Maria
1899–1987

Spouse and Children

    Male1898–1985Male

    Maria

    Female1899–1987Female

World Events (3)

1914

Age 16

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 16

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.
1918

Age 20

Armistice ending World War I.

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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