Nellie Allan Trites

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

The Life Summary 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

  • Marriage
    29 March 1911Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
  • Parents and Siblings



    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 (11)

    • 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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