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
1797–1834
Elizabeth Rebecca Oxford
1805–1875
Marriage: 17 August 1820
David Marion Ownbey
1821–1871
Jonathan Washington Owenby
1824–1904
Porter Morgan Owenby
1826–1899
Elizabeth E Ownbey
1830–1847
James Layfayette Owenby JR
1833–1902

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 August 1820
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Jacob M Oxford

    Male1794–1855Male

    Henry Oxford

    Male1797–Male

    Male1799–1882Male

    Robert Orford

    Male1800–Male

    Male1802–1864Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

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.

Possible Related Names

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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