Elizabeth Frances Markham

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Elizabeth Frances Markham

Birthdate:
Death: Died in Meerut, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
Cause of death: Illness
Place of Burial: Meerut, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
Immediate Family:

Daughter of George Markham and Elizabeth Sutton
Wife of Rufane Shaw Donkin
Mother of George David Donkin
Sister of George Markham; Edward Markham; Henrietta Alicia Markham; Cecilia Markham; Maria Markham and 4 others

Managed by: George J. Homs
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About Elizabeth Frances Markham

The city of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, is named after her by her husband, the Governor Rufane Shaw Donkin.

On 6 June 1820 Sir Rufane Donkin (1773-1841) christened (then just a settlement) "Port Elizabeth" in honour of his late wife Elizabeth Frances née Markham "The most perfect of human beings", who had died in India two years previously.

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Elizabeth Frances Markham's Timeline

1790
August 28, 1790
1815
May 1, 1815
Age 24
Stokesley, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
1817
December 24, 1817
Age 27
India
1818
August 21, 1818
Age 27
Meerut, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
1818
Age 27
Meerut, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India