Catherine A. Theriault

1901–1972 (Age 71)
Victoria, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Catherine A.

When Catherine A. Theriault was born on 5 February 1901, in Victoria, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Dennis J. Theriault, was 28 and her mother, Susan Jane Daisley, was 25. She married Austin Dixon in 1927, in Dingwall, Victoria, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Victoria, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1901. She died on 8 February 1972, in Dartmouth, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 71.

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Catherine A. Theriault
Austin Dixon
Marriage: 1927
Charles Dennis Dixon

Spouse & Children

Dingwall, Victoria, Nova Scotia, Canada


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World Events (4)

1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 8

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 20

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.
1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

Age 44

On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.

Name Meaning

French: from a derivative of Thierry .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Catherine A Therault in household of Dennis J Therault, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Catheirne A. Theriault, "Nova Scotia Vital Records, 1763-1957"

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