Nellie Allan Trites

7 April 1887–
Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Nellie Allan

When Nellie Allan Trites was born on 7 April 1887, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Frank Percy Trites, was 29 and her mother, Ida Gerow, was 28. She married Thomas Arthur Duston on 29 March 1911, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. She lived in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada in 1891.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Arthur Duston
Nellie Allan Trites
Marriage: 29 March 1911

Spouse and Children

29 March 1911
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Percy Trites


    Ida Gerow





    Mary Gerow Trites


    Dorothy Adams Trites


World Events (5)

1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 14

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.
1937 · Miramichi Strike

Age 50

August 20, 1937, the Miramichi lumber strike took place. Over 1,500 millworkers and longshoremen struck 14 lumber firms for wage increases.
1955 · Recorder Low Temperature

Age 68

In 1955, New Brunswick broke the record with a freezing temperature of -47.2° C, in Sisson Dam

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Treitz, of Slavic origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nellie Trites, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Nellie in entry for Thomas Arthur Duston, "Massachusetts, United States Naturalization Records, 1871-1991"
  • Nellie in entry for Thomas Arthur Duston Or Dustin, "Massachusetts, United States Naturalization Records, 1871-1991"

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