Elizabeth Rebecca Oxford

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

Sources (4)

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

World Events (8)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.


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

1825 · The Crimes Act

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 (southern and central England): habitational name from the city of Oxford. The placename derives from Old English oxa ‘ox’ + ford ‘ford’. Compare Oxenford .

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

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