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D, S
May 14, 2011

Dempster or Steel, Margaret


Last Name:    Dempster (nee Steel)
First Name:    Margaret
Date of Birth:    9 Jan 1854 chr. 15 Jan 1856
Place of Birth:   Govan, Lanark, Scotland
Parents – Father:    Thomas Steel
Parents – Mother:   Jane Aird
Name of Spouse:   Alexander Dempster
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    22 Mar 1884 age 30
Place of Death:  Cape

Notes:   DN 8245/1884.  IGI.  Children, mionors:

Jane Bachop

Toin Bachop

John Telfer Dempster

D, S
Nov 6, 2010

Dicks or Selby, Elizabeth

Last Name:   Dicks (nee Selby)
First Name:   Elizabeth
Date of Birth:  chr. 18 Nov 1805
Place of Birth:  Bunny, Nottinghamshire, England
Parents – Father:   William Selby
Parents – Mother:   Mary
Name of Spouse:   widow, spouse’s name not given
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   7 Jul 1855 age 50
Place of Death:  at home of her brother, John Selby (q.v.), in Stockenstrom, Cape   

Notes:   DN 4208/1856.  No children.

D, S
Apr 28, 2011

Distin or Sweet, Anna

Last Name:   Distin (nee Sweet)
First Name:   Anna
Date of Birth:   chr. 28 Jan 1800 (born 6 Nov 1799)
Place of Birth:   Nymet Tracey, Devon, England
Parents – Father:   William Sweet
Parents – Mother:   Mary
Name of Spouse:   the late John Distin
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    2 Nov 1883
Place of Death:   Middelburg.   

Notes:   DN 7563/1883.  One child:

John Sweet Distin, major

D, S
Aug 14, 2011

Dudley or Searle, Mary


Last Name:    Dudley (nee Searle)
First Name:   Mary
Date of Birth:   1840
Place of Birth:   Cambridgeshire, England
Parents – Father:    Richard Searle
Parents – Mother:    Elizabeth
Name of Spouse:   widow of William Dudley, Jr.
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    27 Jul 1881 age 41
Place of Death:

Notes:   DN 2510/1881.  Children, minors:

Richard William

Sarah Elizabeth

D, S
Mar 2, 2011

Dudley, Dariand, or Smedley, Hannah

Last Name:   Dudley, Dariand (nee Smedley)
First Name:   Hannah
Date of Birth:   1835
Place of Birth:   London, Derby, England
Parents – Father:  
Parents – Mother:
Name of Spouse:   1) Thomas Dudley 2) Francois Frederick Dariand
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   15 Jul 1874 age 39y 12d
Place of Death:  Cape. 

Notes:   DN 687/1874.  Children, all minors:

William Dudley, by 1st husband

Eliza Dudley, by 1st husband

Thomas Senor Dudley, by 1st husband

Francois Frederick Dariand, by 2nd husband

Emil Henry Dariand, by 2nd husband

D, S
Feb 10, 2012

Dugmore or Simpson, Elizabeth


Last Name:   Dugmore (nee Simpson)
First Name:   Elizabeth
Date of Birth:   May 1813
Place of Birth:  Hull, Yorkshire

Parents – Father:
Parents – Mother:
Name of Spouse:   Henry Hare Dugmore (q.v.)
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   13 Jul 1894 age 81y 2m
Place of Death:   Queenstown, Cape

Notes:   DN 1872/1894.  Children:

Richard Henry



George Egerton

Ann Maria m. to Hellier

Emma m. to Heaton

Alfred Dugmore

Fanny m. to J. B. Sherer

D, H, S
Apr 7, 2011

Dyce, Syms or Francis, Eliza Blanch

Last Name:   Syms, Dyce (nee Francis)
First Name:   Eliza Blanch
Date of Birth:    21 Jul 1819  chr. 10 Nov 1819
Place of Birth:   St. Mary Woolnoth, London, London, England
Parents – Father:   John Harris Francis
Parents – Mother:  Elizabeth
Name of Spouse:   1) Edwin Frederick Syms 2) James Stewart Dyce
Marriage Date:   1) 30 Jun 1849
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    6 Jun 1880 age 61
Place of Death:  Cape Town.   

Notes:   DN 167/1880.  IGI.  Children:

HenryJames Cary Syms

Lizzie Blanche m. to Roos

Jessie Ada, majors

James Stewart Dyce, minor

E, S
Apr 4, 2012

Eaton or Scott, Jean


Last Name:    Eaton (nee Scott)
First Name:     Jean
Date of Birth:   04 Feb 1831 chr. 14 Feb 1831
Place of Birth:   Arbroath, Angus, Scotland
Parents – Father:    James Scott
Parents – Mother:   Stewart Simpson
Name of Spouse:   widow of George Napier Eaton who d. 18 Sep 1892 98/161
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    16 Mar 1898 age 67
Place of Death:  Grahamstown, Cape

Notes:   DN 896/1898.  IGI.  Children, all majors:





Edward Napier


E, S
May 31, 2011

Essex or Shaw, Elizabeth


Last Name:    Essex (nee Shaw)
First Name:    Elizabeth
Date of Birth:    chr. 05 Jul  1799
Place of Birth:   All Saints, Wakefield, Yorkshire, Engand
Parents – Father:   William Shaw
Parents – Mother:   Ann
Name of Spouse:   widow.  not given
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   15 Feb 1886 age 86y 7m 
Place of Death:   Graaf Reinet, Cape.

Notes:   DN 324/1886.  IGI.  Children still living;

Edward Probart

William Brook

Ambrose Brook

E, S
Aug 22, 2012

Evens or Stubbs, Emily Eleanor


Last Name:           Evens (nee Stubbs)
First Name:          Emily Eleanor
Date of Birth:       1841
Place of Birth:     Grahamstown, Cape
Parents – Father:   Thomas Stubbs
Parents – Mother:  Sarah
Name of Spouse:  Frederick John Evens
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:       18 Aug 1900 age 58y 11m
Place of Death:     Queenstown, Cape

Notes:  D 3125/1900.  Children:

Harry Fred

Arthur Stubbs, majors

Emily Maud, minor

Minnie Craig, minor


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