Rebecca Skillen

Brief Life History of Rebecca

When Rebecca Skillen was born on 11 October 1848, in Belfast, Ireland, her father, William Skillen, was 37 and her mother, Margaret Malone, was 30. She married John Stevenson on 28 March 1872, in Trinity Church-Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Poyntz Pass, County Armagh, Ireland in 1901. She died on 22 February 1930, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 81, and was buried in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Stevenson
1830–1903
Rebecca Skillen
1848–1930
Marriage: 28 March 1872
Mary Rosina Stevenson
1872–1931
Margaret Stevenson
1874–1958
William James Stevenson
1876–1897
John Hutton Stevenson
1878–1943
Joseph Hutton Stevenson
1880–1970
Rebecca Amelia Ethel Stevenson
1882–1966
Annie Stevenson
1884–1897
Robert Stevenson
1886–1907
Christina Amelia Stevenson
1889–1965

Sources (23)

  • Rebecca Stevenson, "Ireland Census, 1901"
  • Rebecca Skillen, "Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881"
  • Rebecca Stevenson, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

World Events (4)

1869

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1871

British Columbia joins the confederation.

1919

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish (Ayrshire):

variant of Skilling .

variant of Skillern .

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

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