b. 16 August 1892, d. 25 January 1970
- Father: Samuel Rank Ernst b. 1 April 1867, d. 1943
- Mother: Fredericka Dorothea Augusta Vorwerk b. 6 March 1871, d. 27 September 1949
- Vorwerk Ernst was born on 16 August 1892 in Berlin, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
- Samuel Rank Ernst and Fredericka Dorothea Augusta Vorwerk appeared in the 31 March 1901 census of Canada in Berlin, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada. Other members of the household included Vorwerk Ernst, Harold Victor Ernst.
- A photograph of the Ernst family's 19 Roy Street residence was made about 1908. On the porch, Freda Ernst, Edwin Cadwell and his wife Eliza, Freda's sister. Also present, left to right, are Freda's sons Harold, Earl, and Vorwerk with his bicycle.
- Samuel Rank Ernst and Fredericka Dorothea Augusta Vorwerk appeared in the 1 June 1911 census of Canada in Berlin, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada, at 19 Roy Street. Other members of the household included Vorwerk Ernst, Harold Victor Ernst and Earl Eugene Ernst.
- He was employed as a drygoods clerk, presumably by his father, according to the 1911 census..
- He married Catharine Louise Oelschlager, daughter of Alfred Oelschlager and Lillie Duck, on 9 August 1916 in Port Elgin, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada, with Rev. J. R. Mann officiating. The marriage was witnessed by Harold Ernst of Berlin and Lulu M. Darling of Port Elgin. At the time of their marriage, Vor was a clerk and Midge was a school teacher.
- Left to right, appearing in the photograph taken on the occasion of the August 1916 wedding of Vorwerk Ernst and Midge Oelschlager, are Vor's mother Freda Ernst, his brother Harold, Berlin Mayor W. H. Schmalz, Midge's aunt Emily Duck McFarlane, groom Vorwerk Ernst, Midge's aunt (and wife of the mayor) Eleanora "Lolly" Oelschlager Schmalz, bride Catharine "Midge" Oelschlager Ernst, Midge's mother Lily Duck Oelschlager, Vor's father Sam Ernst, his brother Earl, and in front, his young cousins Martha and Bernice McFarlane.
- A family photograph was made at Sam and Freda Ernst's 50th wedding anniversary celebration. Pictured are Harold, Sam, Vorwerk, Freda and Earl Ernst.
- Vorwerk Ernst died on 25 January 1970 at age 77.
- He was interred at Port Elgin, Ontario, Canada.
- Last Edited: 8 Apr 2016