Rachael Priscilla Dawson

1 April 1835–7 August 1907 (Age 72)
Renhold, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Rachael Priscilla

When Rachael Priscilla Dawson was born on 1 April 1835, in Renhold, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas William Dawson, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth "Betsy" HARE, was 34. She married James Bell on 1 March 1852, in Armidale, New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 7 August 1907, in Hillgrove, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 72, and was buried in Armidale, New South Wales, Australia.

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Family Time Line

James Bell
1824–1881
Rachael Priscilla Dawson
1835–1907
Marriage: 1 March 1852
Bell
1853–1853
James Thomas H.S. Bell
1854–1941
Mercy Beatrice Bell
1856–1937
Reuben Bell
1858–1933
Rachael Bell
1860–1866
Robin Bell
1862–1919
George Bell
1864–1931
Jane Frances Bell
1867–1938
Elizabeth Rachel Bell
1869–1951
Ruth Bell
1871–1956
Jethro Bell
1874–1944
Rachel Bell
1877–1879

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 March 1852
Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
children

(12)

    Female1853–1853Female

    James Thomas H.S. Bell

    Male1854–1941Male

    Mercy Beatrice Bell

    Female1856–1937Female

    Male1858–1933Male

    Rachael Bell

    Female1860–1866Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Ellis Hare Dawson

    Male1822–1888Male

    Benjamin Thomas Dawson

    Male1823–Male

    Thomas Dawson

    Male1825–1914Male

    Joseph Benjamin Dawson

    Male1827–1910Male

    Rebecca Hare Dawson

    Female1828–Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1837

Age 2

George Grey explores Western Australia.
1843

Age 8

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 19

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

English: patronymic from Daw 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rachel Dawson, "Australia Marriages, 1810-1980"
  • Rachel in entry for James Thomas Bell, "Australia Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981"
  • Rachel in entry for James Thomas Bell, "Australia Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981"

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