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Sophia Elizabeth Bennison Rubidge (Earle)

Birthdate: (60)
Birthplace: Bathurst, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: September 21, 1889 (60)
Malmesbury, WC, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Earle and Mary Boardman
Wife of Herbert Jones Rubidge
Mother of Mary Payne Rubidge; Sarah Margaret Rubidge; Louisa Rubidge; Robert Henry (Joker) Rubidge; Herbert Earle Rubidge and 3 others
Sister of Sarah Ann Earle; Charles Earle; Mary Elizabeth Mathew; George Henry Earle and John Lidbetter Earle
Half sister of Frederick Earle; Leonard Earle; Robert Earle; E Earle and Thomas Earle

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About Sophia Earle

"South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004," images, FamilySearch (,44975802,49887301,49891401 : accessed 27 Jun 2014), South Africa > Cape of Good Hope > Grahamstown, Bathurst, St John the Evangelist > Baptisms, marriages, burials 1829-1849 > image 1 of 108; citing William Cullen Library, Wits University, Johannesburg.

Middle name after her uncle-in-law Henry Bennison. Married twice, second marriage to Philip Albert Mader with whom she had some litigation over an unpaid debt to her.

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Sophia Earle's Timeline

June 3, 1829
Bathurst, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 17
July 22, 1849
Age 20
Graaff-Reinet, EC, South Africa
Age 21
Graaff-Reinet, EC, South Africa
June 5, 1852
Age 23
Age 23
Graaff-Reinet, EC, South Africa
Age 25
Graaff-Reinet, EC, South Africa
October 1, 1857
Age 28
Grahamstown, EC, South Africa
July 7, 1859
Age 30
Graaff-Reinet, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa