Ellen Ann Marley

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Ellen Ann Marley (Bloomfield)

Also Known As: "Ellen Broomfield"
Birthdate: (98)
Death: October 25, 1952 (98)
St Andrew Parish, Jamaica
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Richard Bloomfield and unknown Bloomfield
Wife of Albert Thomas "Robert" Marley
Mother of Robert A. Marley and Norval Marley, Capt.
Sister of Hugh Alexander Croskerry Bloomfield

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About Ellen Ann Marley

There is unsubstantiated information circulating that Ellen was a Syrian Jew, but the name is not Syrian or Jewish and is an old Jamaican/English name.

A "wedding certificate for the marriage of Robert Marley [Bob's paternal grandfather] and Ellen Bloomfield [his paternal grandmother] lists him as 'white' and her as 'colored,' " "Later generations of the Marley family were unaware of Bloomfield's racial designation. She may have passed for white. Bob Marley would face grief all his life for being the offspring of black and white. . . . The truth was, the 'white' side of his family was racially mixed all along."

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Ellen Ann Marley's Timeline

September 23, 1878
Age 24
Chapelton, Clarendon, Jamaica
Age 27
Clarendon Parish, Jamaica
October 25, 1952
Age 98
St Andrew Parish, Jamaica