Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Rebecca WELLSAge: 63 years18411905

Name
Rebecca WELLS
Given names
Rebecca
Surname
WELLS
Married name
Rebecca SMITH
Birth November 14, 1841 37 20
Citation details: 1361/1841 V18411361 26A WELLS REBECCA GEORGE HARRIET
Citation details: 18 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"Rebecca Smith(Wells)14th November 1841 in Dapto died 27th September 1905 Bangalow."

Text:

Cemetery: Bangalow NSW Inscription Id: 7866851 Surname: Smith Given Names: Rebecca Birth Surname: Wells Birth Date: 14 Nov 1841 Death Date: 27 Sep 1905 Age: 64 Gender: F Birth Town: Dapto, NSW Spouse Name: James Father's Name: George Mother's Name: Harriet Mother's Maiden: Vidler

Note: The NSW Birth registration records show that Rebecca was born sometime in 1841.
Birth of a brotherPhoenix WELLS
October 1, 1843 (Age 22 months)
Citation details: 18 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"Phoenix Wells born 1st October 1843,Dapto NSW, died 22nd July 1923, Rydalmere NSW"

Note: Birth registration record could not be located.
Birth of a brotherEdward WELLS
February 2, 1847 (Age 5 years)
Citation details: 683/1847 V1847683 34A WELLS EDWARD GEORGE HARRIET
Citation details: 18 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"Edward Wells born 2nd February 1847 Liverpool NSW, died 8th August 1926, Lismore NSW."

Death of a fatherGeorge WELLS
August 27, 1849 (Age 7 years)
Address: Sydney Benevolent Asylum
Text:

Harriet married George WELLS on 23 Sep 1839 in Wollongong, NSW. George was born in 1804 in Yorkshire, ENG, died on 27 Aug 1849 in Sydney Benevolent Asylum, NSW at age 45, and was buried on 29 Aug 1849 in Camperdown, NSW.

Citation details: 440/1849 V1849440 34B WELLS GEORGE AGE 45
Citation details: 18 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"George Wells born 5th December1804 and died 27th August 1849."

Note: The NSW Death registration records simply show that George's death was registered as occurring sometime in the year 1849.
Marriage of a parentNathaniel LEATHESHarriet VIDLERView this family
Type: Religious marriage
February 6, 1850 (Age 8 years)
Address: St. Laurence
Religion: Church of England
Text:

Harriet next married Nathanial Laight STANGER LEATHES, son of Thomas STANGER and Charlotte JOANES, on 6 Feb 1850 in Sydney, NSW. Nathanial was born circa 1796 in Stockwell, Surrey, ENG and died on 18 Sep 1874 in Toolijooa, NSW at age 78.

Citation details: 297/1850 V1850297 36B LEATHES NATHANIEL WELLS HARRIETT MF
MarriageJames SMITHView this family
about 1859 (Age 17 years)
Citation details: 2131/1859 SMITH JAMES WELLS REBECCA KIAMA
Birth of a daughter
#1
Sarah J SMITH
about 1860 (Age 18 years)
Citation details: 7962/1860 SMITH SARAH J JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Birth of a daughter
#2
Rebecca SMITH
about 1862 (Age 20 years)
Citation details: 8575/1862 SMITH REBECCA JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Birth of a son
#3
James SMITH
about 1864 (Age 22 years)
Citation details: 9440/1864 SMITH JAMES JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Birth of a daughter
#4
Amelia SMITH
about 1866 (Age 24 years)
Citation details: 9467/1866 SMITH AMELIA JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Birth of a son
#5
Richard N SMITH
about 1868 (Age 26 years)
Citation details: 10516/1868 SMITH RICHARD N JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Marriage of a siblingPhoenix WELLSHannah WILLMOTTView this family
about 1868 (Age 26 years)
Citation details: 2418/1868 WELLS PHOENIX WILLMOTT HANNAH KIAMA
Birth of a son
#6
Robert SMITH
about 1869 (Age 27 years)
Citation details: 12330/1869 SMITH ROBERT JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Birth of a daughter
#7
Elizabeth SMITH
about 1871 (Age 29 years)
Citation details: 11700/1871 SMITH ELIZABETH JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Birth of a son
#8
Edward SMITH
about 1873 (Age 31 years)
Citation details: 12360/1873 SMITH EDWARD JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Birth of a son
#9
Thomas SMITH
about 1875 (Age 33 years)
Citation details: 13252/1875 SMITH THOMAS JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Marriage of a parentGeorge SOWTERHarriet VIDLERView this family
January 7, 1875 (Age 33 years)
Text:

Harriet next married George SOUTER, son of William SOWTER and Mary Anne COX, on 7 Jan 1875 in Dapto, NSW. George was born in 1809 in England, died on 31 May 1885 in Albion Park, NSW at age 76, and was buried on 31 May 1885 in Albion Park Cemetery, NSW

Citation details: 4457/1875 SOWTER GEORGE LEATHES HARRIET WOLLONGONG
Birth of a daughter
#10
Harriett SMITH
about 1877 (Age 35 years)
Citation details: 13916/1877 SMITH HARRIETT JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Birth of a daughter
#11
Ellen SMITH
about 1879 (Age 37 years)
Citation details: 15787/1879 SMITH ELLEN JAMES REBECCA WELLS KIAMA
Birth of a son
#12
George SMITH
about 1881 (Age 39 years)
Citation details: 19331/1881 SMITH GEORGE JAMES REBECCA KIAMA
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam VIDLER
December 25, 1881 (Age 40 years)
Text:
  1. William VIDLER was born on 18 Apr 1799 in Sandhurst, Kent, ENG, was christened on 20 Apr 1799 in Sandhurst, Kent, ENG, and died on 25 Dec 1881 in Jamberoo, NSW at age 82.
Citation details: 9351/1882 VIDLER WILLIAM WILLIAM DIED KIAMA KIAMA
Death of a maternal grandmotherHarriet WATERS
December 26, 1881 (Age 40 years)
Text:

William married Harriet WATERS, daughter of William WATERS and Sarah MILLER, on 10 Sep 1820 in Sandhurst, Kent, ENG. Harriet was born on 21 Aug 1797 in Rolvenden, Kent, ENG, was christened on 6 May 1818 in Sandhurst, Kent, ENG, and died on 26 Dec 1881 in Jamberoo, NSW at age 84.

Burial of a maternal grandfatherWilliam VIDLER
December 27, 1881 (Age 40 years)
Text:

"bur : December 27th, 1881 at Jamberoo, NSW"

Birth of a daughter
#13
Rosa SMITH
about 1882 (Age 40 years)
Citation details: 20176/1882 SMITH ROSA JAMES REBECCA WILLS KIAMA
Death of a motherHarriet VIDLER
July 8, 1891 (Age 49 years)
Text:
  1. Harriet VIDLER was born on 18 Apr 1819 in Rolvenden, Kent, ENG, died on 8 Jul 1891 in Albion Park, NSW at age 72, and was buried on 10 Jul 1891 in Gerringong Cemetery, NSW.
Citation details: 7781/1891 SOWTER HARRIETT WILLIAM HARRIETT KIAMA
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: 18 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"Harriet Wells (Vidler) was born 18th April 1819 died 8th July 1891"

Death September 27, 1905 (Age 63 years)
Citation details: 18 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"Rebecca Smith(Wells)14th November 1841 in Dapto died 27th September 1905 Bangalow."

Citation details: 13434/1905 SMITH REBECCA GEORGE HARRIET MURWILLUMBAH
Quality of data: primary evidence
Burial
Cemetery: Bangalow General
Smith - Rebecca and James
Smith - Rebecca and James

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Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: September 23, 1839Wollongong, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
herself
23 months
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Edward WELLS
Birth: February 2, 1847 43 26Liverpool, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 8, 1928Lismore, , New South Wales, Australia
Mother’s family with Nathaniel LEATHES - View this family
step-father
Nathaniel LEATHES
Birth: about 1796Stockwell, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Death: September 18, 1874Toolijooa, , New South Wales, Australia
mother
Marriage: February 6, 1850Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Mother’s family with George SOWTER - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: January 7, 1875Dapto, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with James SMITH - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1859Kiama, , New South Wales, Australia
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daughter
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daughter
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BirthW - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 1361/1841 V18411361 26A WELLS REBECCA GEORGE HARRIET
BirthEmails - Pam Hewitt
Citation details: 18 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"Rebecca Smith(Wells)14th November 1841 in Dapto died 27th September 1905 Bangalow."

BirthAustralian Cemeteries Index
Text:

Cemetery: Bangalow NSW Inscription Id: 7866851 Surname: Smith Given Names: Rebecca Birth Surname: Wells Birth Date: 14 Nov 1841 Death Date: 27 Sep 1905 Age: 64 Gender: F Birth Town: Dapto, NSW Spouse Name: James Father's Name: George Mother's Name: Harriet Mother's Maiden: Vidler

MarriageS - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 2131/1859 SMITH JAMES WELLS REBECCA KIAMA
DeathEmails - Pam Hewitt
Citation details: 18 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"Rebecca Smith(Wells)14th November 1841 in Dapto died 27th September 1905 Bangalow."

DeathS - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 13434/1905 SMITH REBECCA GEORGE HARRIET MURWILLUMBAH
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathHeadstone - Smith - Rebecca and James
BurialAustralian Cemeteries Index