immigration: Arrived in USA in 1854, according to 1900 census.
records and documents:
First son, Eduard August Gotthilf (born 19 July 1859), died when less than three months old (4 October 1859).
According to her death certificate, her funeral was directed by "L. F. Bartelt", her grandson.
Her baptism in Wisbu is listed under the name "Sophie Ernestine Friederike Zarling", but in Wisconsin she was apparently known as "Ernestina S. Zarling". Her baptism witnesses were: Esther Sophie Zarling nee Jüdes; Dorothea Louise Ernestine Jüdes nee Zarling [her father's sister]; and Johann David Zarling [her father's brother].
John Bartelt 2006-01-30