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Lady Caroline Lane Slemmer "Aunt Cara" Reynolds Jebb
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1840
Evansburg
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 11, 1930
Erie
Erie County
Pennsylvania, USA

Caroline Lane Reynolds was born on December 26, 1840 in Evansburg, Pennsylvania. She was married in 1856 to U.S. Army Lieutenant Adam Jacoby Slemmer and the couple lived at military outposts in South Carolina, Florida, and Wyoming Territory. After his death in 1868, she traveled abroad to visit her father's relatives in England, and was visiting Paris at the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian War. In 1874 she married British Classicist Richard Claverhouse Jebb and joined social circles embracing George Eliot, Tennyson, Charles Darwin, Mark Twain, and Bret Harte. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Reynolds (1792 - 1864)
  Eleanor Evans Reynolds (1799 - 1887)
 
 Spouses:
  Adam Jacoby Slemmer (1829 - 1868)
  Richard Claverhouse Jebb OM (1841 - 1905)
 
 Children:
  Albert Slemmer*
 
 Siblings:
  Ellen Maria Reynolds Du Puy (1833 - 1898)*
  Edward Evans Reynolds (1834 - 1837)*
  Caroline Lane Slemmer Reynolds Jebb (1840 - 1930)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Her tombstone, placed under that of her husband, reads ... AND HIS WIFE CAROLINE LANE BORN 26 DECEMBER 1840 DIED 11 JULY 1930
 
Note: In her will she [Lady Jebb] left directions that her body should be cremated and the ashes sent to Cambridge, to be buried under Richard's tombstone in St. Giles' Cemetery (ascension) where they lie today.
 
Burial:
Ascension Parish Burial Ground
Cambridge
City of Cambridge
Cambridgeshire, England
Plot: 4I2
 
Created by: DESlemmer
Record added: Oct 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98551343
Lady Caroline Lane Slemmer Aunt Cara <i>Reynolds</i> Jebb
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Lady Caroline Lane Slemmer Aunt Cara <i>Reynolds</i> Jebb
Added by: Martin Douglas Packer
 
Lady Caroline Lane Slemmer Aunt Cara <i>Reynolds</i> Jebb
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 Added: Feb. 11, 2014
 
 
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