Elizabeth Rebecca Oxford

25 December 1805–3 May 1875 (Age 69)
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Rebecca

When Elizabeth Rebecca Oxford was born on 25 December 1805, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, her father, Jonathan Oxford, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth White, was 31. She married James Lafayette Ownbey on 17 August 1820, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 3 May 1875, in Jacobs Creek Landing, Coffey, Kansas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Strawn Cemetery, Jacobs Creek Landing, Coffey, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Lafayette Ownbey
Elizabeth Rebecca Oxford
Marriage: 17 August 1820
David Marion Ownbey
Jonathan Washington Owenby
Porter Morgan Owenby
Elizabeth E Ownbey
James Layfayette Owenby JR

Spouse and Children

17 August 1820
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Jacob M Oxford


    Henry Oxford



    Robert Orford



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 7

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 20

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city of Oxford, named in Old English with ox(e)na (genitive plural of oxa ‘ox’) + ford ‘ford’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Hall in household of Wm Hall, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elisabeth Hall in household of William Hall, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Rebecca Oxford Hall, "Find A Grave Index"

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