Emma Laura Ryley GRIST

Emma Laura Ryley GRIST

Female 1860 - 1942  (81 years)

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  • Name Emma Laura Ryley GRIST 
    Born 19 Sep 1860  Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Census 1871  Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1881  St. George’s Ward, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Age 20, lives with father John and Ida, Laura and Bessy
    Census 1891  S. George’s Ward, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1921  Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 9 Meglund Ave.
    Residence 1942  249 Fourth Ave., Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 24 May 1942  Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Jean and Ida are twins. [7]
    Person ID I157  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2015 

    Father John Samuel GRIST,   b. 7 Nov 1827, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1906, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Laura PHIPPEN,   b. 1831, Colyton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1878, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Family ID F395  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James OGILVY,   b. Abt 1857, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1911  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1888  Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Parents are listed as John Grist and Laura Grist. Looks like Ida Grist was one of the witnesses.
    Children 
     1. James OGILVY,   b. 30 Jul 1885, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Laura Amelia Grace OGILVY,   b. 2 Jun 1889, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1934, Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     3. Bruce Sutherland OGILVY,   b. 16 Jul 1891, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1948, Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     4. Charles OGILVY,   b. 24 Aug 1894, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Jean Ida Maud Grist OGILVY,   b. 4 Jul 1897, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1958, 249 Fourth Ave., Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     6. Ida Maud Grist OGILVY,   b. 7 Jul 1897, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1898, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2013 
    Family ID F118  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    John Samuel Grist and his sister, Emma Grist
    John Samuel Grist and his sister, Emma Grist
    Written on the back:

    The dress on Emma Grist was made of red cashmere from the drapings of the throne erected for the Prince of Wales (the late King Edward VII) at the laying of the cornerstone of the parliament buildings in Ottawa in 1860.

    Recordings
    Summer in Ottawa (9 minutes)
    Summer in Ottawa (9 minutes)

    Gladys Strite tells the story of Franklin's trip to Ottawa. Gladys and Virginia were in Ottawa for the summer to spend time with the Grists who lived there. Franklin remained in Minneapolis, but decided to go to Ottawa on his new motorbike. During this trip, he stopped in Appleton, WI, for the first time. "He just thought that it was the prettiest little town he'd ever seen." Interview took place at her apartment in San Francisco on 22 July 1988. On hand were Melissa Gray, Grace Louise Grist and Virginia Ann Grist.


  • Sources 
    1. [S61] 1881 Census of Canada.

    2. [S25] 1901 Census of Canada.

    3. [S115] Ottawa, Canada, Beechwood Cemetery Registers, 1873-1990.

    4. [S87] 1871 Census of Canada.

    5. [S60] 1891 Census of Canada.

    6. [S212] 1921 Census of Canada Record.

    7. [S89] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913.

    8. [S73] Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1801-1928.


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