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Rees Families in Wales whose Parents were Siblings to
immigrant Eliza Rees Picton

Fourth Generation


17. Phoebe Rees (James , Rev Gabriel , Gabriel ) was born in 1822/1823 in Llanfihangel, Carmarthenshire, Wales. She died on 11 Mar 1870 in Pembrokeshire, Wales.

Phoebe married Henry James on 4 Apr 1840 in Parish Church, Trelech ar Bwttws, Carmarthenshire. Henry was born about 1814 in Trelech, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

They had the following children:

  28 M i William James was born about 1840.
  29 M ii John James was born about 1842 in Trelech, Carmarthenshire, Wales.
  30 F iii Elizabeth James was born about 1845 in Trelech, Carmarthenshire, Wales.
  31 F iv Maryanne James was born about 1847 in Trelech, Carmarthenshire, Wales.
  32 F v Sarah James was born about 1848 in Clyday, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  33 F vi Sophia James was born about 1841 in Clyday, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  34 M vii Lewis James was born about 1857.
  35 F viii Maria James was born about 1862.

18. James Rees (James , Rev Gabriel , Gabriel ) was born about 1825 in Llanfihangel Abercowin, Carmarthen, Wales. He died in 1898 in Llanwinio, Carmarthenshire, Wales. He was buried in the Baptist Cemetery across the street from Ramoth Chapel, Cwm Felin Mynach, Llanwinio, Carmarthen, Wales.

James married Martha in 1851/1853 in Llanwinio, Carmarthenshire, Wales. Martha was born about 1819 in Llanginning, Carmarthen, Wales. She died in 1896 in Llanwinio, Carmarthenshire, Wales. She was buried in the Baptist Cemetery, Cwm Felin Mynach, Llanwinio, Carmarthen, Wales.

They had the following children:

  36 M i William Rees was born calculated 1854 in Llanwinio, Carmarthenshire, Wales.
  37 F ii Phebe or Phoebe Rees was born calculated 1856 in Llanwinio, Carmarthenshire, Wales.
  38 F iii Mary Ann Rees was born calculated 1859 in Llanwinio,Carmarthen,Wales.

22. Eliza Rees (James , Rev Gabriel , Gabriel ) was born on 19 Jun 1833 in Llanfihangel, Carmarthenshire, Wales. She died on 20 May 1906 in Brown Co.,Kansas. She was buried in Hiawatha Cemetery, Hiawatha, Brown Co., Kansas, along side her husband.

Eliza married Stephen Picton, son of Jacob Picton and Mary Lewis, on 3 Jul 1851 in Ramoth Baptist Chapel, Cwmfelin Mynach, Llanwinio, Carmarthen, Wales. Stephen was born on 27 Dec 1825 in Llanboidy, Carmarthenshire, Wales. He died on 18 Oct 1896 in Brown Co.,Kansas. He was buried in Hiawatha Cemetery, Hiawatha, Kansas.

They had the following children:

+ 39 F i Elizabeth Picton was born on 13 Aug 1851.
+ 40 F ii Mary Picton was born on 30 Jan 1853. She died on 25 Jun 1926.
+ 41 M iii James Picton was born on 28 Jul 1855. He died on 25 Jun 1926.
  42 M iv Jacob Picton was born on 8 Mar 1857 in Gorse Grandrill, St. Clears, Carmarthenshire, Wales. He died on 14 Mar 1857 in Gorse Grandrill, St. Clears, Carmarthenshire, Wales.
+ 43 F v Phebe Picton was born on 9 Feb 1858. She died on 10 Jan 1935.
  44 M vi Jacob Picton was born on 26 Dec 1859 in Corse Candrill, Saint Clears, Carmarthenshire, Wales. He died on 15 Apr 1861 in Gorse Grandrill, St. Clears, Carmarthenshire, Wales.
+ 45 F vii Margaret Picton was born on 28 Oct 1861. She died on 5 Feb 1925.
+ 46 M viii Thomas Hines Picton was born on 23 Jun 1863. He died on 6 Mar 1922.
+ 47 M ix Richard Cobden Picton was born on 25 Apr 1865. He died after Aug 1913.
+ 48 F x Anne or "Annie May" Picton was born on 12 Nov 1866. She died on 13 Feb 1939.
+ 49 M xi John Rees Picton was born on 17 Jan 1869. He died on 12 Apr 1940.
  50 F xii Sarah M. Picton was born on 9 Aug 1871 in Brown County, Kansas. She died on 27 Sep 1894. She was buried in Hiawatha Cemetery, Hiawatha, Brown County, Kansas.
        Sarah married John G. Davies on 1 Dec 1893 in Hiawatha, Brown Co., Kansas. John was born in Hitchkock, Nebraska.
  51 M xiii David Pictonwas born on 26 Aug 1873 in Brown County,Kansas. He died on 6 Aug 1880 in Brown County, Kansas. He was buried in Hiawatha Cemetery, Hiawatha, Brown County, Kansas.
  52 F xiv Frances Pictonwas born on 23 Feb 1876 in Brown County, Kansas. She died on 25 Oct 1950 in Compton, California.
        Frances married Robert Watson Caudel on 24 Jun 1913 in Los Angeles, California. Robert died in 1953 in Compton, California.
+ 53 M xv Owen Picton was born on 14 Sep 1879. He died on 12 Mar 1931.

For more information about Eliza and Stephen Picton's family
and their descendants, go to Picton Descendants.


25. Bariah Rees (James , Rev Gabriel , Gabriel ) was born on 29 May 1839 in Panthowel, Trelech ar Bettws,Carmarthen,Wales. She apparently married somwone with the surname Jones.

She had the following child:

  54 M i James Jones was born about 1860 in Llanboidy, Carmarthen, Wales. He lived on his grandmother Elizabeth Rees farm Dyffryn Broiden with his mother at the age on 1. He died 28 August 1889, aged 29 years. He was buried at stone 21 in Rhydyparc Cemetery with his grandmother Elizabeth Rees.

26. Margaret second marriage Rees (James , Rev Gabriel , Gabriel ) was born on 14 Jul 1841 in Panthowel, Trelech ar Bettws,Carmarthen,Wales. She died on 4 Aug 1913 at the age of 72. The 1861 Census for Llanboidy, Dyffrynbroidyn, shows her listed as married living with her mother, siblings, and her 11 month old son James. She was buried at alongside her husband William Phillips at stone 1 in the RhydyParc cemetery, Eglwys Fair a Churig, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

Margaret married William Phillips, son of Rees and Amy Phillips.William was born about 1831. Margaret was his second wife. His first wife Mary died in 1881 and was buried at stone 2 with their daughter Hannah in RhydyParc Cemetery, Eglwys Fair a Churig, Carmarthenshire, Wales. William died on 14 Jun 1901 at the age of 70. He was buried at stone 1 in RhydyParc Cemetery, Eglwys Fair a Churig, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

They had the following children:

  55 M i James Phillips was born calculated 1857. He died on 20 Oct 1883. He was buried in RhydyParc, Eglwys Fair a Churig, Carmarthenshire, Wales.
  56 M ii John Phillips was born calculated 1864. He died on 13 Sep 1888. He was buried in RhydyParc, Eglwys Fair a Churig, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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