Elizabeth Alice Lattau

11 August 1895–1994 (Age 98)
Sullivan, Grey, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Elizabeth Alice

When Elizabeth Alice Lattau was born on 11 August 1895, in Sullivan, Grey, Ontario, Canada, her father, Edward Lettau, was 43 and her mother, Eva Mischke, was 35. She married William Robert Nelson on 19 August 1921, in Harriston, Minto, Wellington, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Grey Township, Huron, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Bruce, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died in 1994, in Chesley, Arran-Elderslie, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

William Robert Nelson
1885–1959
Elizabeth Alice Lattau
1895–1994
Marriage: 19 August 1921
William Robert Edward Nelson
1922–2013
Archie Nelson
Edna

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 August 1921
Harriston, Minto, Wellington, Ontario, Canada
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Lettau

    Male1852–1927Male

    Eva Mischke

    Female1859–1940Female

siblings

(12)

    Male1880–1959Male

    Female1882–1955Female

    Emma Lettan

    Female1884–Female

    Martha Auguste Lettan

    Female1886–Female

    Ida Lousia Lettan

    Female1887–Female

+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 11

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 39

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 48

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

Northeastern German: habitational name from a place so named in former East Prussia (Slavic Lettow) or from Lettow in Bohemia.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Letau in household of Eva Letau, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Elizabeth Lettau in household of Edward Lettau, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Alice Lattau - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Elizabeth Lettan

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