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G, S
May 7, 2012

Garner or Swift, Mary


Last Name:    Garner (nee Swift)
First Name:     Mary
Date of Birth:    1871
Place of Birth:   Notting Hill, London, England
Parents – Father:    George Graves Swift
Parents – Mother:   Hannah
Name of Spouse:   David George Garner
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   14 Jan 1899 age 27y 6m
Place of Death:  Port Elizabeth, Cape

Notes:   DN 333/1899.  Children:

Ethel Mary Garner


G, S
Mar 2, 2011

Gates or Sheppard, Mercy Ann

Last Name:   Gates (nee Sheppard)
First Name:   Mercy Ann
Date of Birth:    1814
Place of Birth:   Plumstead, Kent, England
Parents – Father:
Parents – Mother:
Name of Spouse:   George Gates
Marriage Date:   1854
Marriage Place:  Bermondsey, London, England
Date of Death:   7 Aug 1874 age 59
Place of Death:  Port Elizabeth, Cape   

Notes:   DN 751/1874.  English civil registratin.  Children:

Ellen m. to Samuel Thomas Watson

G, S
Jan 22, 2011

Gates or Sterley, Lydia

Last Name:   Gates (nee Sterley)
First Name:   Lydia
Date of Birth:   1812
Place of Birth:  Norfolk, England
Parents – Father:   Thomas Sterley (q.v.)
Parents – Mother:  Ann Moorecroft
Name of Spouse:  George Mitchell Gates or Port Elizabeth
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   30 Sep 1867 age 59
Place of Death: Port Elizabeth, Cape  

Notes:  DN 3999/1867.  Children:

Elizabeth, deceased, wife of Henry Anderson (8 children)

Phillis deceased wife of Henry Allison, 1 living child

George, living, major

Mary Ann m. to James Finlayson


Henry, minor

Joseph, minor


G, News, S
Jul 8, 2012

Gilchrist or Sillence, Beatrice Florence


Last Name:   Gilchrist (nee Sillence)
First Name:   Beatrice Florence
Date of Birth:   1863
Place of Birth:   Warren Farm, nr. Winchester, Hampshire, England
Parents – Father:   Thomas Sillence
Parents – Mother:   Emily
Name of Spouse:   William Gilchrist of Kimberley, Cape
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   24 May 1899 age 36
Place of Death: Kenilworth.

Notes:   DN 1814/1899.  Children:

Agnes Beatrice 13

Florence Emily 8

William Thomas 6y 6m

Ellen Margrate 5

G, S
Apr 29, 2011

Gillespie or Stewart, Harriet

Last Name:   Gillespie (nee Stewart)
First Name:   Harriet
Date of Birth:   1846
Place of Birth:   England
Parents – Father:   Thomas Stewart
Parents – Mother:   Ann
Name of Spouse:   John W. Gillespie
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    30 Nov 1883 age 37
Place of Death:  Cape  

Notes:   DN 7732/1883.  Children, minors:

Johanna Ann Gillespie

John William

Harriet Jane

Georgina Henrietta Gertrude

James Patrick




G, S
Aug 12, 2012

Gowie or Smithson, Mary Ann


Last Name:     Gowie (nee Smithson)
First Name:     Mary Ann
Date of Birth:   chr. 19 May 1823
Place of Birth:   Sculcoates, Yorkshire England
Parents – Father:   Daniel Smithson
Parents – Mother:   Ann
Name of Spouse:   Charles Ross Gowie
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    31 Dec 1894 age 71y 9m
Place of Death:   Grahamstown, Cape

Notes:   DN 2711/1900.  IGI.  Children:

Charles Harrison

Walter Ross

Julia Mary

Alexander Smithson

Daniel Smithson

Amy Isabella

Guildford North

Arthur David Morrison

Harrison Briggs

G, S
Dec 11, 2010

Gray or Shaw, Mary

Last Name:   Gray (nee Shaw)
First Name:    Mary
Date of Birth:   1807
Place of Birth:  London, England
Parents – Father:    John Shaw of London
Parents – Mother:   Harriet Terry
Name of Spouse:   Charles Joseph Gray
Marriage Date:   28 Jun 1829
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   13 Mar 1861 age 53y 6m
Place of Death:  Grahamstown, Cape  

Notes:   DN 9625/1862.  No children.

G, S
Aug 28, 2011

Greenshields or Shaw), Isabella


Last Name:    Greenshields (nee Shaw)
First Name:    Isabella
Date of Birth:   1840
Place of Birth:   Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
Parents – Father:    Alexander Shaw
Parents – Mother:
Name of Spouse:   Hugh Greenshields
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    19 Feb 1888 age 48
Place of Death:   Cape Town.

Notes:   DN 398/1888.  Children:

Hugh, major

Elizabeth b. 2 Oct 1868

William b. 5 Jul 1875

G, S
Feb 23, 2012

Gringer or Smith, Elizabeth Clara


Last Name:    Gringer (nee Smith)
First Name:    Elizabeth Clara
Date of Birth:    1871
Place of Birth:    Limehouse, London, Englan d
Parents – Father:    Henry George Smith
Parents – Mother:   Sarah
Name of Spouse:   Isaac Gringer
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    8 May 1895 age 24
Place of Death:   Woodstock, Cape

Notes:   DN 961/1895.  Children, minors:

Florence Grace

Henry George

H, S
Feb 21, 2011

Halse or Sheppard, Eliza

Last Name:   Halse (nee Sheppard)
First Name:    Eliza
Date of Birth:    chr. 26 Dec 1846
Place of Birth:   Horsham, Sussex, England
Parents – Father:   Robert Sheppard
Parents – Mother:   Eliza Jemima
Name of Spouse:   Frederick William Halse
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    23 Jun 1873 age 27
Place of Death:  Aliwal North.  

Notes:   DN 9500/1873. IGI.  Children:





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