Helen Rose Ristau

10 March 1884–5 January 1953 (Age 68)
Rib Falls, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Helen Rose

When Helen Rose Ristau was born on 10 March 1884, in Rib Falls, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Carl Ristau, was 43 and her mother, Augusta Justina Kalinke, was 38. She married Emil August Hoffman on 27 June 1900, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 5 January 1953, in Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Elmhurst, DuPage, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emil August Hoffman
1879–1956
Helen Rose Ristau
1884–1953
Marriage: 27 June 1900

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 June 1900
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Carl Ristau

    Male1840–1899Male

    Augusta Justina Kalinke

    Female1845–1919Female

siblings

(14)

    Female1865–1956Female

    Julius Herman Ristau

    Male1866–Male

    Male1868–1950Male

    Augusta Ristau

    Female1870–1895Female

    Gustave W Ristau

    Male1872–1914Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 1

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places in Pomerania called Ristau or Ristow.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Lena B Ristau in household of Justine Ristau, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Helen Hoffman in household of Emil Hoffman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Helen Hoffman in household of Emil A Hoffman, "United States Census, 1910"

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