Mary Ellen Ernest

ID#  5051, (1889-1956)
      Mary Ellen Ernest was born on 21 December 1889 in Newport, Perry County, Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of David Sherer Ernest & Sarah E Gantt.1 She married Chester Royal Kirk, son of Jacob E Kirk and Victoria Ross.2 When Chester and Mary were first married they started a logging business west of Calgary, Alberta.3 She died on 5 November 1956 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, at age 66.1 She was buried in Mt Olivet Cemetery, Fairview Twp, York County, PennsylvaniaG.1

Census Records

YearPlaceHead of Household
1920Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PennsylvaniaChester Royal Kirk4
1930Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PennsylvaniaChester Royal Kirk2
Last Edited=7 Aug 2019

Children of Mary Ellen Ernest and Chester Royal Kirk


  1. [S2009] Various Contributors, Mary Ellen Kirk, Find A Grave Memorial # 43879467, Database and images (
  2. [S1436] Chester R Kirk household, 1930 U.S. Census, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, Ancestry,
  3. [S1432] Carolyn Jones, "Jacob E Kirk Family," e-mail message from e-mail address (Emmaus, PA) to Faye West, 29 Jan 2012.
  4. [S1435] Chester R Kirk household, 1920 U.S. Census, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, Ancestry,