Lyston A Trefethen

1910–1981 (Age 71)
Exeter, ME

The Life of Lyston A

When Lyston A Trefethen was born on 1 February 1910, his father, Arthur Jefferson Trefethen, was 30 and his mother, Bessie Mildred Murray, was 23. He had at least 1 daughter with J. Winifred Ellis. He lived in Exeter, Penobscot, Maine, United States for about 10 years and Exeter Mills, Exeter, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1940. He died on 9 April 1981, in Dexter, Penobscot, Maine, United States, at the age of 71.

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Lyston A Trefethen
J. Winifred Ellis
Norma Darlene Trefethen

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1917 · World War I Contributions

Age 7

The legislature of Maine dedicated approximately $1 million towards World War I at the time that US involvement began. By the time armistice would be declared in 1918, Maine contributed roughly 35,000 men and $116 million.

Age 19

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Cornish Trevethan .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Liston A Trefethen in household of Arthur J Trefethen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lyston A Trefethen in household of Arthur J Trefethen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Listen A Trefethen in household of Arthur J Trefethen, "United States Census, 1910"

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