Mary Rees

8 May 1835–26 May 1909 (Age 74)
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Rees was born on 8 May 1835, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, George Rees, was 27 and her mother, Mary Lewis, was 32. She married Evan Thomas on 28 August 1808. 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 Thomas
1783–
Mary Rees
1835–1909

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    George Rees

    Male1830–Male

    Sarah Rees

    Female1832–Female

    Edward Rees

    Male1833–Male

    Female1834–1881Female

    Female1835–1909Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1837

Age 2

George Grey explores Western Australia.
1843

Age 8

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1867

Age 32

End of transportation to Western Australia.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: variant spelling of Reese .2 German: habitational name from a place in the Rhineland called Rees3 German: short form of Andreas .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Rees in household of George Rees, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Jones in household of Evan A Jones, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Mary Rees, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"

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