Thomas Ellis Trego

1945–2003 (Age 57)
Rakahanga, Cook Islands

The Life of Thomas Ellis

When Thomas Ellis Trego was born on 15 May 1945, in Rakahanga, Cook Islands, his father, Tiriaere Akai Trego, was 34 and his mother, Monica Ellis, was 26. He died on 25 February 2003, in Rarotonga, Cook Islands, at the age of 57, and was buried in Rarotonga, Cook Islands.

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Family Time Line

Tiriaere Akai Trego
Monica Ellis
Pauline Ngatupuna Trego
Bernadette Trego
Teremoana Trego
Thomas Ellis Trego

Parents & Siblings



  • Pauline Ngatupuna Trego


  • Bernadette Trego


  • Female1943–2009Female

  • Male1945–2003Male

World Events (1)


Age 20

Cook Islands become a self-governing territory in free association with New Zealand. Albert Henry, leader of the Cook Islands Party, is elected as the territory's first prime minister.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): probably an altered form of an unidentified Cornish name.

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Ellis Trego in entry for Thomas Charles, "Cook Islands, Public Records, 1846-1989"
  • Thomas Ellis Trego in entry for Maarametua Takau, "Cook Islands, Public Records, 1846-1989"
  • Thomas Tiriaere Trego in entry for Matangaro Trego, "Cook Islands, Public Records, 1846-1989"

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