Waterloo Region Generations
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Ernest Robert Bollert

Ernest Robert Bollert[1]

Male 1850 - 1938  (87 years)

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  • Name Ernest Robert Bollert 
    Born 9 Jul 1850  Suhl, , Thüringen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Name Robert Bollert  [6
    Religion 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1874  Harriston, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1901  Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    merchant 
    Eby ID Number 00013-1154.1 
    Died 8 Feb 1938  Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, British Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I16087  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2020 

    Father Frederick Wilhelm "William" Bollert,   b. 16 Aug 1824, , Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1907, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Maria Louisa "Louisa" Fischer,   b. 9 Nov 1826, , Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1874, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Family ID F829  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Malinda Croft Bowers,   b. 16 Nov 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1920, Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1874  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 6
    Children 
     1. Mary Louis "Minnie" Bollert,   b. 24 Aug 1876, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1945, Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Florence Bowers Bollert,   b. 28 Jan 1880, , Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1970, Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Ernest Robert Bollert,   b. 27 Apr 1887, , Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1933, Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     4. Helen Amelia Bollert,   b. 20 Jan 1890, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1943, Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     5. Lillian Grace Bollert,   b. 31 Jan 1892, Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1993, Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F4288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Ernest Robert Bollert
    Ernest Robert Bollert
    The Canadian Album - Men of Canada or Success by Example (Brantford, Ontario, Canada: Bradley Garretson & Co., 1891)
    Bollert,ErnestRobert-FindAGrave.jpg
    Bollert,ErnestRobert-FindAGrave.jpg

  • Notes 
    • ERNEST ROBT. BOLLERT, merchant, Guelph, Ont., was born July 9th, 1850, at Suhl, Germany, his parents being natives of that country. He received his education at the public schools of Waterloo, Ont. At an early age he entered a general store as clerk, where he remained seven years. He then went to Kansas, U.S.A., where he remained three years. After this he returned to Canada and started business in Harriston, Ont., which he carried on for six years. In 1879 he removed to Guelph, and started a dry goods business, which he still carries on extensively in all its branches. Mr. Bollert is a member of the Methodist Church, and has for eight years been a delegate to the Annual Conference. He is also a member of the Quarterly Board, and for a number of years has been Sunday School Superintendent. He has been a member of the School Board for four years, is president of the Guelph Branch of the Dominion Building & Loan Association, and connected with other institutions. He is also a member of the Toronto Board of Trade. In politics he is an active Reformer.

      The Canadian Album - Men of Canada or Success by Example (Brantford, Ontario, Canada: Bradley Garretson & Co., 1891)

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 292.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 009844-74.

    3. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Bridegroom Name: Ernest Robert Bollert Age: 24 res: Harriston, Wellington Co. Place of Birth: Prussia, Germany Names of Parents: William Bollert & Louisa Fischer Bride: Name: Malinda C. Bowers Age: 20 res: Waterloo Tp. Place of Birth: Waterloo Tp. Names of Parents: Cyrus Bowers & Elisabeth Croft Witness(S): Name: Joseph Bowers res: Waterloo Tp. Name: Maria Bowman res: Blair Date of Marriage: Sept. 2, 1874

    4. [S1946] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (South Division), Div. 5 Page 33.

    5. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, M., America, N., Columbia, B., District, G., & Cemetery, M. (1850). Ernest Robert Bollert (1850-1938) - Find A Grave.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 27 October 2019, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26304357/ernest-robert-bollert.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 10 Sep 1874.
      02 Sep 1874 By Pastor Tuerk in Berlin, at the home of the father of the bride, Robert Bollert, merchant, of Harriston, was married to Malinde Bowers, daughter of Cyrus Bowers, Esq., Waterloo Township.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Jul 1850 - Suhl, , Thüringen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1874 - Harriston, Wellington Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Sep 1874 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - merchant - 1901 - Guelph City, Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Feb 1938 - Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, British Columbia Link to Google Earth
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