Hello, I am not related. Hope this helps. Ruth Pokorny
Appleton Post Crescent, Saturday Evening, January 5, 1929, Page Fifteen, Column 3
BECKMAN FUNERAL AT CLNITONVILIE
Double Burial of August Ehlert and Lester Ehlert at Pella
(I omitted the Beckman funeral)
The double funeral of August Ehert, who died Dec. 30, and Lester Ehlert, grandson who passed away on Jan. 2, were held from the Bethlehem Lutheran church at Pella, on Thursday afternoon. The Rev. E. Stubenvoll conducted services.
August Ehlert was born Jan. 2, 1849, at Pommern, Germany. He came to America Feb. 27, 1883, having been married shortly before in Germany. For a time he worked in the saw mill at Smithsville and later purchased a farm in the town of Pella. His wife preceded him in death. The surviving children are: Mrs. John Moericke, Marion; Mrs. John Ratzport, Oshkosh; Mrs. William Ratzport, Marion: Charles Ehlert, Caroline; William Ehlert, Marion;
Mrs. Gust Wege, Norris, August and Emil Ehlert of Thorp and Mrs. Louisa Rodtke, Milwaukee.
Lester Ehlert was born August 17, 1927. in the town of Pella, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Ehlert. He is survived hy his parents, three brothers and one sister.
Ancestry.com Hamburg Passenger Lists, 1850-1934 (in German)
Name Departure Date Estimated Birth Year Port of Arrival Ship Name
August Ehlert 8 Apr 1883 abt 1850 New York Suevia
Louise Ehlert 8 Apr 1883 abt 1859 New York Suevia
Anna Ehlert 8 Apr 1883 abt 1879 New York Suevia
Herrm Ehlert 8 Apr 1883 abt 1880 New York Suevia
Emma Ehlert 8 Apr 1883 abt 1882 New York Suevia
Their last residence was: Neuendorf, Pommern
Ancestry.com New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Name Arrival Date Birth Year Port of Departure Ethnicity/ Nationality Ship Name
August Ehlert 23 Apr 1883 abt 1850 Hamburg, Germany and Le Havre, France Prussian (German) Suevia
Louise Ehlert 23 Apr 1883 abt 1859 Hamburg, Germany and Le Havre, France Prussian (German) Suevia
Anna Ehlert 23 Apr 1883 abt 1879 Hamburg, Germany and Le Havre, France Prussian (German) Suevia
Herren Ehlert 23 Apr 1883 abt 1880 Hamburg, Germany and Le Havre, France Prussian (German) Suevia
Emma Ehlert 23 Apr 1883 abt 1882 Hamburg, Germany and Le Havre, France Prussian (German) Suevia