Elizabeth Rae

25 April 1805–
Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Rae was born on 25 April 1805, in Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Rae, was 47 and her mother, Ellen Ewing, was 36. She married Thomas Steven on 19 September 1828, in Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Steven
1807–1855
Elizabeth Rae
1805–
Marriage: 19 September 1828
James Steven
1829–
Elizabeth Steven
1830–1833
John Steven
1847–1847
Elizabeth Steven
1833–
Jane Steven
1836–1913
Thomas Steven
1839–
Helen Steven
1844–
John Steven
1849–

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Steven

    Male1807–1855Male

    Female1805–Female

MARRIAGE
19 September 1828
Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(8)

    James Steven

    Male1829–Male

    Female1830–1833Female

    Elizabeth Steven

    Female1833–Female

    Jane Steven

    Female1836–1913Female

    Thomas Steven

    Male1839–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 6

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
1815

Age 10

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

Age 33

Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.

Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McRae .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Rae in entry for Janet Steven, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Elizabeth Rae in entry for James Steven, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Elizabeth Rae in entry for Elizabeth Steven, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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