Eliza J. E. Trites

about 1825–
Salisbury, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life Summary of Eliza J. E.

When Eliza J. E. Trites was born about 1825, in Salisbury, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Ludovic or Lewis Trites, was 40 and her mother, Deborah Gore, was 35. She married Rufus Smith on 26 May 1852, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada in 1901.

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Family Time Line

Rufus Smith
Eliza J. E. Trites
Marriage: 26 May 1852
Alberta Eugenie Smith
Blanche Louise Smith
Ella Katie Smith
Mary Clotilde Smith

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 May 1852Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (4)

    1867 · British North America Act
    Age 42
    The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.
    Age 44
    1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge
    Age 76
    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.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 164;2007: 296; 2010: 392)Americanized form of German Treitz, of Slavic origin.

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Eliza Smith, "Canada Census, 1901"
    • Eliza Smith in entry for R Thompson Taylor and Mary C Smith, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
    • Eliza J A Trites in entry for Blanche Louise Smith, "New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938"

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