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Antonio (Antone) Boitano
 1885 - 1970

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  • Birth  Jan 1885  Springhouse Ranch, Cariboo, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Sex  Male 
    Died  4 Jan 1970  Williams Lake, Cariboo, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I6163  Favale
    Last Modified  12 Sep 2008 
     
    Father  Agostino Boitano, b. Abt 1834, Favale di Malvaro, Genova, Italy  
    Mother  Mary Kouslips \ Kuslips, Kuslips/, b. Abt 1849, Williams Lake, Cariboo, British Columbia, Canada  
    Family ID  F2308  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Mary Elizabeth Hamilton, b. Abt 1885, 150 Mile House, Cariboo, British Columbia, Canada  
    Married  21 Mar 1906  Springhouse Ranch, , British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Living
    Family ID  F2313  Group Sheet
     
  • Photos BOITANO, Agostino (Agustine) emigrated from Favale to Cariboo, British Columbia, Canada
    This lake is in the area he settled and is named Boitano Lake.
    BOITANO, Agostino (Agustine) emigrated from Favale to Cariboo, British Columbia, Canada
    This mall was named after the Boitanio family that settled this area. See website: http://www.boitaniomall.com
     
  • Notes 
    • 1885 - Antonio (often called Antone) Boitano was born in Springhouse in January.

      1906 - Antonio Boitano, 20 years old, married Mary Elizabeth Hamilton (daughter of the Hamiltons at 100 Mile House), 21 years old, on March 21 in Springhouse.

      -Antonio and Mary Elizabeth had a daughter Christine (Chrissie).
      -Christine (Chrissie) Boitano married Ray Pigeon of Dog Creek.

      1914 - Augustine Boitano died on March 20 at the age of 80 years old in 150 Mile House. Reg. Number: 1914-09-238159. Augustine was buried in the St. Joseph Mission Cemetery. Lawrence Boitano died on March 28 at the age of 38 in 150 Mile House. Reg. Number: 1914-09-238158. On November 1st, Antonio Boitano was named the new post master of Springhouse.

      1919 - Antone Boitano attend the first Williams Lake Stampede in Williams Lake and it is said that he never missed a stampede and was best known as a judge. Wilhelmina Boitano married John Moffatt Ogden on September 16th at the St. Joseph's Mission in Williams Lake. Reg. Number: 1919-09-204228

      1942 - On June 26th, the Springhouse post office was closed down due to the resignation of Antonio Boitano and its limited use. Antonio had been post master for 28 years. Antone sold the Springhouse Ranch and he and his wife May moved to Williams Lake.

      1957 - Mary (May) Elizabeth Boitanio nee Hamilton died at the age of 72 years on October 3rd in Williams Lake. (BC Death Reg. Number: 1957-09-010806 or B.C. Archives Microfilm Number: B13234)

      1966 - Boitanio Park was chosen by the Centennial Committee as the name for a new park in downtown Williams Lake. It was felt that Antone typified the courage, colour and ingenuity of the men who settled the Cariboo.

      1970 - Antone Boitanio died at the age of 84 years on January 4th in Williams Lake. (BC Death Reg. Number: 1970-09-001106 or B.C. Archives Microfilm Number: B13301)

      -The Boitanio family was known for its musical talents. The girls in the family were known for their expert needlework.

      Currently in Williams Lake's the shopping mall is named Boitanio Mall, there is a Biotanio Park, the Boitanio Place Apartments, and a Boitanio Street. Out near Springhouse there is a small Boitano Lake.
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S155] Internet site - rootsweb.ancestry.com, /~bccaribo/boitanio.html
      Antonio born Jan 1885 on the Springhouse Ranch

    2. [S49] Family Search, International Genealogical Index

    3. [S155] Internet site - rootsweb.ancestry.com, /~bccaribo/boitanio.html