Ernst reunion set for Sept. 27-28

Ernst reunion set for Sept. 27-28

The descendants of August (1809-1882) and Amalia (1844-1883) Ernst will host two days of family reunion events on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27-28.

A pool and pizza party will be held from 3-9 p.m. Saturday at the Magnuson Hotel at Route 108 and I-55 near Carlinville. A potluck dinner will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at New Douglas Community Center.

The Ernsts had 253 great-grandchildren. Branches related to August Ernst’s children, Charles, William, Amalia (Mollie) and Frederick are most represented at the reunion, which is in its 62nd year.

For more information, contact Bonnie Peters at (847) 390-6127.