Carl Ristau1,2,3,4

M, #3215, b. 28 April 1818, d. 20 October 1882
Last Edited16 Sep 2018
     Carl was born on 28 April 1818 in Vermok, GermanyG.5,1 Alternatively, he was born circa 1817 in GermanyG since he is 64 in the 1881 census.6 Carl married G Dragovins before 1850 in GermanyG.7,8 Carl married Henrietta Belstas after 25 March 1855 in GermanyG.9,10,11 He died on 20 October 1882 in Killaloe, Hagarty Twp., Renfrew County, Ontario, CanadaG, at age 64 according to Ontario Death Registration 016771. The informant was Carl Ristau.1,12 Carl Ristau was buried in Union Cemetery, Lot 9, Conc 6, Hagarty Twp., Renfrew County, Ontario, CanadaG.1,13

     He and Henrietta Ristau emigrated with William Frederick, Carl, August and Pauline on 29 June 1861 from Hamburg, GermanyG, to Québec City.1,14
     Karl Ristau was recorded as the father of the bridegroom at the marriage of William F Ristaw and Maria R Summach on 22 March 1882.15
     Carl Ristau was recorded as the father of the bridegroom at the marriage of Karl Ristau and Mariamne Genoe on 4 April 1882.8
     Carl Rista was recorded as father of the bride at the marriage of John Bladow and Hattie Rista on 26 June 1890.16
     C W Ristow was recorded as father of the bride at the marriage of Fred William Blodow and Mary Ristow on 9 February 1897.11

Census Data

     Carl appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Renfrew County, Ontario, in the household of William Resto.10

Family 1

G Dragovins d. a 12 Mar 1855
Marriage*Carl married G Dragovins before 1850 in GermanyG.7,8 
Children

Family 2

Henrietta Belstas b. Oct 1822, d. 25 Nov 1912
Marriage*Carl married Henrietta Belstas after 25 March 1855 in GermanyG.9,10,11 
Children

Citations

  1. [S37] Peter C Smith, online GED file received by email, Peter C Smith (Ontario), downloaded Dec 1998.
  2. [S872] Olga Lewis, compiler, Renfrew County Marriages 1885 (Renfrew, Ontario: Olga Lewis, Sep 1999), Ristow/Genoe --; 1885 - Page 3, # 14 Registration Number 010435. Hereinafter cited as RCM 1885.
  3. [S263] Olga Lewis, compiler, Renfrew County Marriages 1882 (Renfrew, ON: Olga Lewis, Sep 1998), Ristow/Geroe --; 1882 - Page 11, # 65 Registration Number 010295. Hereinafter cited as Renfrew County Marriages 1882.
  4. [S263] Olga Lewis, Renfrew County Marriages 1882, Ristow/Summach --; 1882 - Page 11, # 63 Registration Number 0102.
  5. [S216] Peter C. Smith - Home Page & Email, online http://www3.sympatico.ca/p.smith/. Hereinafter cited as PCS Home Page & Email.
  6. [S6043] William Resto household, Apr 4, 1881 Canada census, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, Hagarty, Sherwood & Jones, Renfrew South, Ontario: Page: 23; Family: 99, LDS Family History Library Roll: C-13234.
  7. [S415] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children, William F Ristow was born in February 1850.
  8. [S1444] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch prvide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Karl Ristau & Marianne Genoe.
  9. [S415] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children, Carl Ristow born in March 1855 in Germany, son of Karl Risow and G Dragovins, so Henrietta must have married Karl at a later date.
  10. [S6043] Apr 4, 1881 Canada census, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, Hagarty, Sherwood & Jones, Renfrew South, Ontario: Page: 23; Family: 99, The enumerator appears to have included Yette (the mother) with the next household since the household number is witten on her line. I have chosen to include her with the rest of the family.
  11. [S1444] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: Fred Wm Blodow & Mary Ristow.
  12. [S1442] Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario), Ancestry.com, Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946; "This database is an index (with images) to over 2 million deaths that were registered in Ontario from 1869 to 1938, and 1943 to 1946. The database also includes deaths of Ontario military personnel overseas from 1939-1947"; cited as "ON Deaths, 1869-1946., Name:      Carl Rista
    Gender:      Male
    Birth Year:      abt 1810
    Birth Place:      Prussia
    Age at Death:      71
    Death Date:      22 Oct 1881
    Death Place:      Renfrew, Ontario, Canada
    Cause of Death:      old age
    Informant:      Carl L Rista
    Religion:      Baptist.
  13. [S5259] The Ontario Name Index, online The Ontario Name Index (TONI), RISTAU      Karl      bur      1882      Renfrew Cty, Hagarty Twp. Hereinafter cited as TONI.
  14. [S2090] Hamburger Passagierlisten, 1850-1934 (Publisher: Hamburg State Archives), Ancestry.com, Hamburger Passagierlisten, 1850-1934; "Hamburg Passenger Lists in German, including images of the source documents"; cited as "Hamburg State Archives.
  15. [S1444] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: William F Ristaw (or Ristau) & Maria R Summach.
  16. [S1444] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: John Bladow & Hattie Rista.
  17. [S208] Avondale, SK Woodlawn Cemetary, Cemetery Records, Received from Loris Smith Sept 14, 1999, Rick Moffat Personal Papers, Mesa, Arizona, USA.
  18. [S216] PCS Home Page & Email, online http://www3.sympatico.ca/p.smith/, born Feb 11, 1850 Alsace (Lorraine?), Germany.
  19. [S263] Olga Lewis, Renfrew County Marriages 1882, Ristow/Summach -- William F Ristow, age 32 bachelor/farmer, born Bremburg Prussia...[so born about 1850]; 1882 - Page 11, # 63 Registration Number 0102.
  20. [S1444] "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936", online Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935: Carl Ristaw & Morrgie? Genoe.

William E Boland1,2,3

M, #3216, b. 19 July 1887
Father*Thomas George Boland4,2 b. 6 Nov 1861, d. 1938
Mother*Margaret Matilda Young4,2 b. 6 Mar 1863, d. 1929
Last Edited28 May 2018
     William was born on 19 July 1887 in Ontario, CanadaG,2 or circa 1885 according to Clare Tapp.4
     He also went by the name of Erich4 and Eric.5
     In the obituary of Townley Boland who died 12 February 1920, Townley's brother, Eric Boland was listed as a survivor.6,5

Census Data

     William E Boland appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Eganville, Grattan Twp., Renfrew County, Ontario in the household of his parents, Thomas Boland and Margaret Boland.2

Citations

  1. Assume William E and Erich are the same child of Thomas and Margaret Boland.
  2. [S2584] Thomas Boland household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Eganville, Renfrew North, Ontario; Page: 1; Family: 7, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6493.
  3. [S192] Rick Moffat, Assumption.
  4. [S119] Desc of William (Bowland) Boland , Clare Tapp - Boland family information, from electronic report; "This generation report produced by Clare Tapp is a good research guide, but be sure to verify data using primary and secondary sources"; cited as "Desc of William (Bowland) Boland., Page 3.
  5. [S335] Carol Bennet McCuaig, Death Notices & Obituaries from The Eganville Leader 1914-1921 (R.R.2, Renfrew, Ontario K7V 3Z5: Juniper Books Limited, 1990), Page 69 - Townley Boland. Hereinafter cited as Death Notices & Obits - Eganville Leader 1914-21.
  6. [S1442] Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario), Ancestry.com, Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946; "This database is an index (with images) to over 2 million deaths that were registered in Ontario from 1869 to 1938, and 1943 to 1946. The database also includes deaths of Ontario military personnel overseas from 1939-1947"; cited as "ON Deaths, 1869-1946., Name: Townley Gillespie Boland.

August Ristau1

M, #3217, b. 1857
Father*Carl Ristau1,2 b. 28 Apr 1818, d. 20 Oct 1882
Mother*Henrietta Belstas1,2 b. Oct 1822, d. 25 Nov 1912
Last Edited26 Sep 2006
     August was born in 1857.1
     He emigrated with Carl Ristau and Henrietta Ristau on 29 June 1861 from Hamburg, GermanyG; to Québec City.2,3

Citations

  1. [S216] Peter C. Smith - Home Page & Email, online http://www3.sympatico.ca/p.smith/. Hereinafter cited as PCS Home Page & Email.
  2. [S37] Peter C Smith, online GED file received by email, Peter C Smith (Ontario), downloaded Dec 1998.
  3. [S2090] Hamburger Passagierlisten, 1850-1934 (Publisher: Hamburg State Archives), Ancestry.com, Hamburger Passagierlisten, 1850-1934; "Hamburg Passenger Lists in German, including images of the source documents"; cited as "Hamburg State Archives.

Pauline Ristau1

F, #3218, b. 1861
Father*Carl Ristau1,2 b. 28 Apr 1818, d. 20 Oct 1882
Mother*Henrietta Belstas1,2 b. Oct 1822, d. 25 Nov 1912
Last Edited26 Sep 2006
     Pauline was born in 1861.1
     She emigrated with Carl Ristau and Henrietta Ristau on 29 June 1861 from Hamburg, GermanyG; to Québec City.2,3

Citations

  1. [S216] Peter C. Smith - Home Page & Email, online http://www3.sympatico.ca/p.smith/. Hereinafter cited as PCS Home Page & Email.
  2. [S37] Peter C Smith, online GED file received by email, Peter C Smith (Ontario), downloaded Dec 1998.
  3. [S2090] Hamburger Passagierlisten, 1850-1934 (Publisher: Hamburg State Archives), Ancestry.com, Hamburger Passagierlisten, 1850-1934; "Hamburg Passenger Lists in German, including images of the source documents"; cited as "Hamburg State Archives.

Bertram Young Boland1,2,3,4

M, #3220, b. 15 August 1897, d. 12 August 1918
Father*Thomas George Boland5,6,3,4,7,2 b. 6 Nov 1861, d. 1938
Mother*Margaret Matilda Young5,6,8,4,3,7,2 b. 6 Mar 1863, d. 1929
Last Edited20 May 2018
     Bertram was born on 15 August 1897 in Eganville, Renfrew County, Ontario, CanadaG, according to Ontario Birth Registration 036601.1,8,2,3,4 He died on 12 August 1918 in FranceG at age 20 instantly from a sniper's bullet, during an attack "on PARVILLERS, Amiens front...while proceeding up Pelican Alley, between Fouquescourt and Parvillers."

Initially reported as dying the 12th or 13th but this was later corrected to the 12th.5,1,8,6,9,2,10
Bertram Young Boland is remembered in the Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.11
Bertram Young Boland is also remembered on a gravemarker in St. John's Anglican Cemetery, Eganville, Grattan Twp., Renfrew County, Ontario, CanadaG.12,2
     Canadian Military Service:
     Pvt Bert Young Boland began military service on 6 November 1915 in Montréal, Québec, CanadaG, with the 73rd (Overseas) Bn. Royal Highlanders of Canada, C.E.F.

He was wounded July 2, 1917 near Avion and was evacuated to England where he had surgery to remove "shrapnel the size of a large size bean" from his thigh. The wound healed and he was cleared for return to service Sept 28th, 1917..8
     The following newspaper article appeared in the in Eganville, Ontario 30 August 1918 :
Killed in action in Flanders: Pte Bert Y Boland, son of Thomas Boland of Eganville.13

The following newspaper article appeared in the in Eganville, Ontario Eganville Leader 30 August 1918 :
Two More Eganville Boys Fall on Battlefield
Ptes. Boland and Tait Killed in Action
The gloom of death, stretching from Flanders fields, rests on two Eganville homes this week...Pte. Bert Y Boland, reported killed in action on August 13, was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Boland, of Eganville. He was three years with the colors and had been wounded and sent to a military hospital in England. He was known as a sharpshooter, and, when recovered, he had a choice of remaining in England as a training officer or returning to France as a sniper. Neither appealed to him, but he decided to rejoin his comrades of a machine gun crew. With them he fought and died. He was one of three brothers in ranks....9


Link to the Canadian Great War Project:; "Soldier Page" for Bertram Young Boland14

External link for Bertram Young Boland on his WeRelate Wiki Person Page.14
     Pvt Bert Young Boland was commemorated by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
In Memory of
BERT YOUNG BOLAND
Private
133133
42nd Bn., Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regt.)
who died on
Monday, 12th August 1918

Vimy memorial - It also bears the names of 11,000 Canadian servicemen who died in France - many of them in the fight for Vimy Ridge - who have no known grave.11,15

Census Data

     Bertram Boland appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of Eganville, Grattan Twp., Renfrew County, Ontario in the household of his parents, Thomas Boland and Margaret Boland.4
     Borton Boland appeared on the 1911 Canadian Census of Eganville, Renfrew County, Ontario in the household of his parents, Thomas Boland and Margaret Boland.7

Citations

  1. [S119] Desc of William (Bowland) Boland , Clare Tapp - Boland family information, from electronic report; "This generation report produced by Clare Tapp is a good research guide, but be sure to verify data using primary and secondary sources"; cited as "Desc of William (Bowland) Boland., BERTRAM Y BOLAND, b. 1897; d. 1918; Page 3.
  2. [S570] Canadian Gravemarker Gallery , Canadian Gravemarker Gallery (See Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project), Search page for Canada Gen Web's Cemetery Project; "After July 31, 2017, links will be broken. Search Canada GenWEB since content is being indexed and moved to this site. I will replace links as time permits"; cited as "Canadian Gravemarker Gallery., http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~murrayp/…
  3. [S1443] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name: Bertram Young Boland. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  4. [S2584] Thomas Boland household, Mar 31, 1901 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Eganville, Renfrew North, Ontario; Page: 1; Family: 7, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-6493.
  5. [S117] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, online Commonwealth War Graves Commission Home Page. Hereinafter cited as CWGC.
  6. [S335] Carol Bennet McCuaig, Death Notices & Obituaries from The Eganville Leader 1914-1921 (R.R.2, Renfrew, Ontario K7V 3Z5: Juniper Books Limited, 1990), Page 52. Hereinafter cited as Death Notices & Obits - Eganville Leader 1914-21.
  7. [S2402] Thomas Boland household, June 5, 1911 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Eganville, Renfrew North, Ontario; Page: 6; Family: 47, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  8. [S309] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/">CEF Service File (large PDF file): Bert Young Boland. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  9. [S544] The Eganville Leader, compiler, Reflections of a Century - Stories and Photos from the Ottawa Valley (P.O. Box 310, Eganville, ON K0J 1T0: The Eganville Leader Publishing Company Ltd., July 2002), Page 112 - From Eganville Leader - August 30, 1918
    Two More Eganville Boys Fall on Battlefield. Hereinafter cited as Reflections of a Century.
  10. [S5603] Database search, Canada War Grave Registers (Circumstances of Casualty), 1914-1948 (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), Name: Bert Young Boland. Hereinafter cited as Circumstances of Casualty.
  11. [S117] CWGC, online Commonwealth War Graves Commission Home Page, Bert Young Boland.
  12. [S219] Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid (1996), online http://www.islandnet.com/ocfa/, Possible that this Bertram is the Bretram killed in France. Perhaps only a memorial marker. BOLANDBertramSt John's Anglican, EganvilleRenfrewGrattanOT-92-02. Hereinafter cited as OCFA.
  13. [S335] Carol Bennet McCuaig, Death Notices & Obits - Eganville Leader 1914-21, page 52:
    August 30, 1918 - Killed in action in Flanders: Pte Bert Y Boland, son of Thomas Boland of Eganville.
  14. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).
  15. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Bert Young Boland.