Rebecca Stanley

about 1837–2 April 1891 (Age 54)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Stanley was born about 1837, in England, United Kingdom, her father, William Stanley, was 14 and her mother, Elizabeth Martin, was 21. She married Edmund Bown on 16 April 1856, in Gawler, South Australia, Australia. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia in 1852 and lived in Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 2 April 1891, in Wallaroo, South Australia, Australia, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Edmund Bown
1833–1922
Rebecca Stanley
1837–1891
Marriage: 16 April 1856
Henry Thomas Bown
1857–1857
Emily Bown
1858–1907
Sarah Bown
1861–
Elizabeth Bown
1863–1913
Edmund Bown
1868–1960
Alfred Bown
1870–1948
Walter Bown
1872–1949
Edith Bown
1875–1933
Frederick Bown
1877–1936
Laura Bown
1881–1935

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 April 1856
Gawler, South Australia, Australia
children

(10)

    Henry Thomas Bown

    Male1857–1857Male

    Female1858–1907Female

    Female1861–Female

    Elizabeth Bown

    Female1863–1913Female

    Edmund Bown

    Male1868–1960Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Female1837–1891Female

    Thomas Stanley

    Male1842–Male

    Robert Stanley

    Male1845–1911Male

    Sarah Stanley

    Female1847–1911Female

    Female1849–1875Female

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1837

Age 0

George Grey explores Western Australia.
1841

Age 4

George Grey appointed Governor of South Australia.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 17

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Derbyshire, County Durham, Gloucestershire, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, and West Yorkshire, so named from Old English stān ‘stone’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.2 Americanized form of any of various like-sounding names in other European languages, for example Polish Stanislawski and Greek Anastasiou.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Martin in household of William Stanly, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Rebecca Martin, "Australia, South Australia, Immigrants Ship Papers, 1849-1940"
  • Rebecca Martin Bown, "Find A Grave Index"

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