Mary Rees

Female8 May 1835–26 May 1909

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Rees was born on 8 May 1835, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, George Rees, was 28 and her mother, Mary Lewis, was 32. She married Evan Abel Jones on 1 July 1854. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Pyle, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 26 May 1909, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 74, and was buried in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Evan Abel Jones
Mary Rees
Marriage: 1 July 1854
Sarah Ann Jones
Mary Hannah Jones
Daniel Owen Jones
Elizabeth Jane Jones
Avonia Jones
Georgina Jones
Griffith Jones
Lily Kate Jones
Evan Ernest Jones

Sources (8)

  • Mary Rees in household of George Rees, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Rees in household of George Rees, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Rees, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 July 1854
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    George Grey explores Western Australia.


    Age 8

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.


    Age 32

    End of transportation to Western Australia.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: variant of Rice .

    German: habitational name from a place in the Rhineland called Rees.

    German: from a short form of the personal name Andreas .

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

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