Mini bio: Eduard Wilhelm & Elisa Margarite (Hilmers) Bernitt
Brief biography of Eduard Wilhelm Bernitt (1856-1919) and his wife Elisa Margarite Hilmers (1856-1916). Their position in the family tree.
Eduard Wilhelm Bernitt
Birth: May 5, 1856 in Neustadt, Ostholstein (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Parents: Friedrich Wilhelm Bernitt & Margarethe Amalia Lisette Frehse
--- about 1877 emigrated to America
--- 1880 in Marshfield (Coos Bay), Coos County, Oregon
--- 1900 in Marshfield (Coos Bay), Coos County, Oregon
--- 1910 in Marshfield (Coos Bay), Coos County, Oregon
Death: August 28, 1919 in Coos County, Oregon; buried in Sunset Memorial Park, Marshfield, Coos County, Oregon.
Elisa Margarite Hilmers
Birth: January 20, 1856 in Oldenburg, Ostholstein (Schleswig-Holstein, Gemany)
Parents: J. C. Hilmers & ? Voelters
-- about 1881 emigrated to America
-- 1883 and after with husband Edward
Death: June 12, 1916 in Marshfield; buried in Sunset Memorial Park, Coos County, Oregon
Marriage and Children
Marriage: E. W. Bernitt & Elisa Hilmers married on February 3, 1883 in Marshfield, Coos County, Oregon by a Justice of the Peace. Witnesses were F. Timmerman and William Klahn (Eduard's brother in law).
** Nellie Frida Bernitt born 1883, married William Louis Kolm
-- William Charles Bernitt born 1885, married Willa Levis
-- John Augustus "Jack" Bernitt born 1887, married Velma ?
-- Sidney Walter Bernitt born 1889
-- Martha Margarethe Bernitt born 1890, married Harvey Gurnea
• Who were the relatives of Nellie (Bernitt) Kolm in Hayward, California?
Off site links
• Coos County Marriage Index (including W. E. Bernitt and Eliza Hilmers)
• Coos Postals
• 1880 Census Transcription: Marshfield, Coos County, Oregon p. 372 A (W. E. "Bennett")