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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Evan Thomas
Mary Rees

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    George Rees


    Sarah Rees


    Edward Rees




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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

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.

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  • 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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