Robert Blue

Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Blue was born on 5 August 1814, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, his father, William "Billie" Blue, was 47 and his mother, Elizabeth Williams, was 34. He married Elizabeth Donagho on 31 May 1842. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in New South Wales, Australia in 1814. He died on 26 April 1872, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Robert Blue
1814–1872
Elizabeth Donagho
–1907
Marriage: 31 May 1842
Elizabeth Maria Blue
1843–1923
William Robert Blue
1845–

Sources (7)

  • Robert Blue, "Australia Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981"
  • Robert Blue, "Australia Marriages, 1810-1980"
  • Robert Blue in entry for William Robert Blue, "Australia Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981"

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World Events (6)

1829

Australia is claimed as British territory.

1837

George Grey explores Western Australia.

1841

George Grey appointed Governor of South Australia.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic MacGhilleghuirm ‘son of the blue lad’.

English: variant of Blew 2.

Americanized form (translation into English) of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Blau ‘blue’ and of the French cognate Bleu. Compare Blew .

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

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