Donald Angus Crites

14 March 1861–1938 (Age 76)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Donald Angus

When Donald Angus Crites was born on 14 March 1861, in Ontario, Canada, his father, George Michael Crites, was 24 and his mother, Catherine " Cate" Elizatbeth Eamer, was 24. He married Mary E. Hughes in 1884, in Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Cornwall, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada in 1871 and Stormont, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. He died in 1938, in Ontario, Canada, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Donald Angus Crites
Mary E. Hughes
Marriage: 1884
Eva Mabel Crites
Mary Ethel Crites
Clinton Crites
Ellen Iolene or Irene Crites
Clarence Arnold Crites
Clarance Crites
Ruby May Crites
Harold Leslie Crites

Spouse and Children

Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, Canada


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 6

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 8

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 22

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kreutz .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Donald Cretes, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Donald Crites in entry for Clinton Crites, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Donald Crites in entry for Harold Leslie Crites and Jelbit Latreille, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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