Elizabeth Frances Markham

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Elizabeth Frances Markham

Birthdate: (27)
Death: August 21, 1818 (27)
Meerut, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India (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

August 28, 1790
December 24, 1817
Age 27
August 21, 1818
Age 27
Meerut, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
Age 27
Meerut, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India