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 Rebecca Whitley <I>Davis</I> Ebey

Rebecca Whitley Davis Ebey

Schuyler County, Missouri, USA
Death 29 Sep 1853 (aged 29-30)
Coupeville, Island County, Washington, USA
Burial Coupeville, Island County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 51156971 · View Source
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Mrs. Rebecca Ebey, wife of Col. Isaac Ebey, resident of Whidbey Island, Washington Territory, on 29 Sep 1853 died of consumption.

Mrs. Ebey was from Schulyer Co., Missouri. She crossed the plains in 1831 to rejoin her husband in Oregon, and was the first white woman that settled on the Island.

She has left a husband and three children to morn the loss of a companion and mother, and her death has occastioned a void in the community which will long be felt and regretted.

The Columbian, 29 Oct 1853

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  • Created by: Carol Lutz
  • Added: 15 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51156971
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rebecca Whitley Davis Ebey (1823–29 Sep 1853), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51156971, citing Sunnyside Cemetery, Coupeville, Island County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Carol Lutz (contributor 46777262) .