Sarah Rees


Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Rees was born in 1834, in Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, George Rees, was 27 and her mother, Mrs. Mary Rees, was 38. She married Thomas Eilian Jones on 19 July 1859, in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pyle, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1841 and Tythegston Higher, Tythegston, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851. She died in 1881, in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 47, and was buried in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.

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Thomas Eilian Jones
Sarah Rees
Marriage: 19 July 1859
Arvon Eilian Jones
Clod Eilain George Jones
Mary Margaret Jones

Sources (2)

  • Sarah Rees, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Sarah Rees in household of George Rees, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 July 1859Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (7)


    Age 3

    George Grey explores Western Australia.


    Age 9

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.


    Age 13

    Gold found in Port Phillip.

    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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