Elisa Boldt

Birth Name Elisa Boldt
Gender female
Age at Death 86 years, 2 months, 28 days


Lizzie was Miss Lizzie Boltz when marrying William Telzrow in 1872. Cleveland Necrology File said her maiden name was Boldt. In 1880 her sister, Louisa (Boldt) Wolzien/Walzien said she had been born in Mecklenburg.
A tree at rootsweb.com says her father's name was Christopher.

Hamburg Passenger Lists, 1850-1934, at ancestry.com
Direkt Band 021 (5 Jan 1867 - 31 Dez 1867)

From Google translate:
"Directory of persons, which ships with the Germania Hamburg, Captain Schwensen, are engaged to emigrate by the undersigned"
May 11, 1867.

No. 141
Zu- und Vornamen, Last and first names: Boldt, Christe
Geburts- und Wohnort, Birth and place of residence: Zehlendorf, Mecklbg
Gewerbe, Occupation: Alter
Age: 23
Geschlecht: /weibl Sex/fem: yes

No. 142
Zu- und Vornamen, Last and first names: Boldt, Elise
Geburts- und Wohnort, Birth and place of residence: Zehlendorf, Mecklbg
Gewerbe, Occupation: luslig? [could not read the writing]
Alter, Age: 20
Geschlecht: /weibl, Sex/fem: yes

The ship's passenge manifest starts at image 149. The Boldts are on image 161 near the bottom of the list. They are on the last page of the manifest for the ship.

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, at ancestry.com
District of New York, - Port of New York
'I, H. F., Schw...., master of the ship Germania swear this is a full list of passengers taken on board the steamer at Hamburg ... '

Date: May 27, 1867

140. Christe Boldt, 23, female, unmarried,
141. Elise Boldt, 20, female, unmarried
Country to which they ... belong: Germany
Country in which they intend to become inhabitants: United States

Note: ancestry.com incorrectly lists this ship as the Germanic, not the Germania.

When Elisa's sister Louisa left Hamburg in 1869, her information said she was from Zehlendorf also. See Louisa's notes.

1920; Census Place: Cleveland Ward 13, Cuyahoga, Ohio; Roll: T625_1365; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 258
at 5061 Hollister

Eliza Tilstrow 73. widowed. arrived 1867, naturalized 1876, born in Germany [Prussia crossed out], no occupation
Grace Tilstrow 30, single, born in Ohio, teller in a bank

Note: indexed at ancestry.com as Eliza and Cybil Titstron.

1930; Census Place: Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio; Roll: 1762; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 1
at 11224 Clifton Blvd

Edward C Ralston 51, head, married 1st at 26, born in Ohio, barber
Wilhelmina D Ralston 52, wife, married 1st at 27, born in Ohio, said father born in Ohio
Grace H Talzrow 35, sister in law, single, born in Ohio, said father born in Ohio, file clerk,
Elisa Talzrow 83, mother in law, widowed, born in Berlin, Germany; parents also born there.

Cleveland Necrology File:
Id#: 0358106
Name: Telzrow, Elisa
Date: Dec 2 1932
Source: Source unknown; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #079.
Notes: Telzrow: Elisa (nee Boldt), wife of the late William, mother of Frank, Herman, John, Grace and Minnie Raiston, sister of Christopher Boldt and Louise Wolzien, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 11:15 p. m., at her late residence, 2621 E. 127th St. Funeral services Friday, Dec. 2, at 1 p. m., at J. and W. Koebler Funeral Home, 1966 E. 82d St.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth September 1846 Prussia, Germany   1 2a
Immigration between 1867 and 1869     2a 3
Death November 29, 1932 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   4
Burial December 2, 1932 Woodland Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   5


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Christ[opher?] Boldt
    Brother     John Jacob Boldt March 13, 1834 August 12, 1913
    Brother     Henry Boldt about 1836 1887
    Sister     Maria Boldt 1839 1866
    Sister     Fredericka Boldt August 27, 1841 November 16, 1923
    Sister     Christina Boldt February 2, 1844 October 21, 1932
         Elisa Boldt September 1846 November 29, 1932
    Brother     Christopher Boldt June 3, 1849 April 26, 1938
    Sister     Louise Boldt May 24, 1852 July 5, 1938


Family of William Telzrow and Elisa Boldt

Married Husband William Telzrow ( b. August 16, 1847 d. March 21, 1912 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage May 8, 1872 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   2a
Name Birth Date Death Date
Minnie D. TelzrowAugust 1871June 1, 1957
Frank Charles TelzrowJuly 12, 1873November 1957
Herman M. TelzrowAugust 6, 1875June 14, 1944
John Charles TelzrowMarch 1879September 13, 1960
Grace H. TelzrowJune 6, 1889June 1, 1969

Source References

  1. National Archives and Records Administration: 1880 United States Census
  2. 1900 United States Federal Census
      • Page: Cleveland, Ward 18, ED 70, sheet 6, family 133
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MMZM-R5N : accessed 17 Feb 2014), Jas Mcaney in household of Lizzie Welch, Precinct D Cleveland City Ward 18, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing sheet , family 133, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241254.

  3. 1910 United States Federal Census
  4. Cleveland Public Library: Cleveland News Index and Necrology File
  5. Woodland Cemetery records, images