Ernest Johann Raatz

Male 1831 - 1907  (76 years)


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  • Name Ernest Johann Raatz  [1
    Born 24 Jun 1831  Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Passenger 3 Oct 1863  Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Port of Arrival: New York City 
    Age: Abt. 32 
    Ernest Johann Raatz, Hamburg Passenger List, 3 Oct 1863.
    Ernest Johann Raatz, Hamburg Passenger List, 3 Oct 1863.
    Census 1870  Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1870 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 37 
    Ernest J. Raatz household, 1870 U. S. Federal Census, Brunswick Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.  [REJ 03.]
    Ernest J. Raatz household, 1870 U. S. Federal Census, Brunswick Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [REJ 03.]
    Ernest Raatz; his wife, Augusta Louise Krienke Raatz; their daughter, Emma.
    Census 1880  Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1880 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 49 
    Ernest J. Raatz household, 1880 U. S. Federal Census, Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.     [REJ 04.]
    Ernest J. Raatz household, 1880 U. S. Federal Census, Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [REJ 04.]
    Ernest J. Raatz; his wife, Augusta Louise Krienke Raatz; their children: Emma and Lena Raatz.
    Census 1900  Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1900 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 68 
    Ernest J. Raatz household, 1900 U. S. Federal Census, Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.     [REJ 05.]
    Ernest J. Raatz household, 1900 U. S. Federal Census, Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [REJ 05.]
    Ernest J. Raatz and his wife, Augusta Louise Krienke Raatz.
    Census 1905  Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    1905 Wisconsin State Census 
    Age: Abt. 76 
    Ernest J. Raatz household, 1905 Wisconsin State Census, Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.     [REJ 06.]
    Ernest J. Raatz household, 1905 Wisconsin State Census, Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [REJ 06.]
    Ernest J. Raatz and his wife, Augusta Louise Krienke Raatz.
    Died 8 Jul 1907  Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Date Unknown  East Lawn Cemetery, Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin; Lot 97, Block 2 (2nd addition) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Ernest Johann Raatz and Augusta Louise Krienke Raatz headstone, East Lawn Cemetery, August Eau Claire County, Wisconsin; Lot 97, Block 2 (2nd addition).  [KAL 01.& RAJ 01.]
    Ernest Johann Raatz and Augusta Louise Krienke Raatz headstone, East Lawn Cemetery, August Eau Claire County, Wisconsin; Lot 97, Block 2 (2nd addition). [KAL 01.& RAJ 01.]
    Plot: Lot 97, Block 2 (2nd Addition)
    Person ID I3002  Lange Pierce
    Last Modified 14 May 2018 

    Family Augusta Louise Krienke,   b. 25 Mar 1840, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1921, Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1864  Probably, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Emma Raatz,   b. Abt. 1867, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +2. Lena B. Raatz,   b. 12 Jan 1873, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1944, Prob. Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 14 May 2018 
    Family ID F936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    •               From a Bio on FIND A GRAVE:
             Ernst Raatz was born in Grabionne, Kreis Wirsitz, Posen, Prussia and emigrated to the US in 1866 or 1867, settling first in Ripon, Wisconsin and Marrying August Krienke, then moving to the August, Wisconsin area a couple years later.
             In the Hamburger Passenger listing, Ernest Raatz information is given as follows (My Translation - DLL):
      Name: Ernst Raatz
      Gender: Male
      Departure Age: 32
      Occupation: Worker
      Birth Date: Abt. 1831
      Residence: Grabionne, Preußen (Germany)
      Departure Date: 3 Oct 1863
      Port of Departure; Hamburg
      Port of Arrival: New York City
      Ship Name: Old Dominion
      Captain: Stahl
      Shipping Clerk: Donati & Co.
      Shipping Line: Wilhelm Ludwig Stahl
      Ship Type: Sailing Vessel
      Accommodation: Without information [REJ 02.]
      Volume: 373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 017
             In the 1870 U. S. Federal Census, Ernest J. Raatz is a 37 year old, white, male. He was born in Prussia of parents who were also both born in Prussia. He reads, writes and probably speaks English. His work is that of farm laborer. He lives with his wife, Augusta, and a daughter, Emily [Emma) on the farm of John Radtke in Brunswick Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [REJ 03.]
             In the 1880 U. S. Federal Census, Ernest J. Raatz is a 47 year old, white married male. He is a day laborer. He was born in Prussia of parents who were also both born in Prussia. He lives with his wife, Augusta, and two daughters, Emma and Lena. The family lives in Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County Wisconsin. [REJ 04.]
             In the 1900 U. S. Federal Census, Ernest J. Raatz is a 68 year old, married male. He was born June 1831. Ernest is married to Augusta and has been so married for 36 years. The year of marriage was 1864. He was born in Germany to parents who were also both born in Germany. Ernest came to the United States in 1863 and has lived here for 36 years. Papers for naturalization have been submitted. Ernest is a day laborer. but has not been employed for 12 months. He reads, writes, and speaks English. Ernest owns his own home, free and clear of a mortgage. It is not a farm. He lives with his wife, Augusta, in Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [REJ 05.]
             In the 1905 Wisconsin State Census, Ernest J. Raatz is a 76 year old, white, married male. He was born in Germany of parents who were also both born in Germany. It appears that he owns his home free and clear of any mortgage. Ernest lives with his wife, Augusta in the town of Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [REJ 06.]




  • Sources 
    1. [S9047] Ernest Johann Raatz, birth 24 Jun 1831; Death 8 Jul 1907. (2012). Ancestry.com. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database online]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. Find A Grave Memorial ID 91006455. [REJ 01.].

    2. [S9049] Ernest Raatz. (2008). Staatsarchiv Hamburg. Hamburg Passenger Lists, 1850-1934 [database online]. Volume: 373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 017. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. [REJ 02.].

    3. [S9050] Ernest Raatz household, 1870 U. S. Census, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, Brunswick Township, Augusta Post Office, page 16, dwelling 128, family 133 ( with John Radtke); National Archive micropublication M593, roll 1712; FHLF 553211. [REJ 03.].

    4. [S9051] Ernest J. Raatz household, 1880 U. S. Census, Wisconsin, Eau Claire County, Bridge Creek Township, ED 138, ED 3, sheet 507B, dwelling 56, family 56; National Archives micropublication T9, roll 1425. [REJ 04.], .

    5. [S9052] Ernest Raatz household, 1900 U. S. Census, Eau Claire County, Augusta, ED 18, SD 297, sheet 1, dwelling 124, family 127; National Archives micropublication T623, roll not given. [ REJ 05.].

    6. [S9053] Ernest J. Raatz household, 1905 Wisconsin State Census, Eau Claire County, Augusta, page 7-28, line 2, number of family in order of visitation 127; Roll CSUSAWI1905_9. [REJ 06.].


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