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D, W
May 2, 2012

Donelly or Wright, Sarah


Last Name:   Donelly (nee Wright)
First Name:    Sarah
Date of Birth:    1834
Place of Birth:   Ireland
Parents – Father:   William Wright
Parents – Mother:
Name of Spouse:   William Donelly, d. 30 Jun 1893 Johannesburg
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   17 Dec 1898 age 64y 9m
Place of Death:  Kimberley, Cape

Notes:   DN 18/1898.  Children:

William Thomas Donelly

Robert David

Elizabeth Smith, widow

Mary Jane Hayward

Ellen Sohia, majors

Susanna, minor

Fany, minor

Samuel John, minor

B, D, W
May 8, 2012

Dowd, Ward or Biles, Mary


Last Name:    Dowd (nee Biles)
First Name:    Mary
Date of Birth:     1819
Place of Birth:  at sea
Parents – Father:    John Biles (820 settler, q.v.)
Parents – Mother:   Charlotte
Name of Spouse:    widow of 1) Joseph Ward who d. 1858 2) James Dowd d. abt 1882 
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    18 Dec 1898 age 78y 8m
Place of Death:  East London, Cape

Notes:   DN 413/1899.  Chilren, majors:

Joseph Ward, by 1st marriage

Margaret Dowd by 2nd marriage

D, W
Oct 6, 2011

Dryden or Wood, Priscilla Norris


Last Name:   Dryden (nee W00d)
First Name:   Priscilla Norris
Date of Birth:   chr. 04 Aug 1833
Place of Birth:   Paignton, Devon, England
Parents – Father:   Timothy Norris Wood
Parents – Mother:   Sally Ann
Name of Spouse:   Alfred Dryden, b. 1821 England, died 9 Dec 1888 age 67 Woodstock
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    4 Mar 1888 age 54
Place of Death:  Woodstock, Cape

Notes:   DN 241/1889, DN 242/1889.  IGI.  Children:

Sophy Dryden, major, m. to Alex Hayes

Henry Norris Dryden, minor

C, W
Aug 27, 2010

Duckett or Whitbread, Mary

Last Name:   Duckett (nee Whitbread)
First Name:   Mary
Date of Birth:   1774
Place of Birth:   Hertfordshire, England
Parents – Father:
Parents – Mother:
Spouse:  William Duckitt
Marriage Date:  Apr 1794
Marriage Place:   Hertfordshire, England
Date of Death:   21 Aug 1843 age 69
Place of Death:   Cape  

Notes:  DN 6298/1843.  Children, all majors:

William Duckett

Frederick Duckett

Charles Duckett

D, M, W
Jun 20, 2011

Duncan, McGillivray or Walker, Elizabeth


Last Name:   Duncan or McGillivray (nee Walker)
First Name:  Elizabeth
Date of Birth:    1835
Place of Birth:   Duntochar, Dunmbarton, Scotland
Parents – Father:   James Walker
Parents – Mother:   Susan McKeith
Name of Spouse:   1) Robert Duncan d. 27 Nov 1862 2) George McGillivray
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   25 Sep 1891 age 56y 4m
Place of Death:  Lovedale.

Notes:   DN 1578/1891.  Children:

1st marriage:

Susan Keith Duncan, major

2nd marriage:

John Perrie McGillivray, major

James Steart McGillivray, minor

Aldephe Mabelle McGillivray, minor


E, W
Mar 11, 2012

Engelsman or Wiggenton, Emma


Last Name:    Engelsman (nee Wiggenton)
First Name:   Emma
Date of Birth:   1840
Place of Birth:   Leicestershire, England
Parents – Father:
Parents – Mother:
Name of Spouse:   widow of Bernard Eilk Engelsman, d. 3-11-94
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    11 Oct 1896 age 56
Place of Death:  Klipdam, Kimberley, Cape

Notes:   DN 2640/1896.  Children:

Eilk William Enelsman

Robert Bernard

Jane Henrica

John Harry

George James

Hendrina Emma

Bernard Elka

Charles William

E, W
Nov 19, 2010

Everly or Wortley, Elizabeth

Last Name:   Everly (nee Wortley)
First Name:   Elizabeth
Date of Birth:   chr. 7 May 1815
Place of Birth:   Oldbury, Worcester, England
Parents – Father:   Joseph Wortley
Parents – Mother:   Mary
Name of Spouse:  widow, husband’s name not given
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   7 Mar 1859 age 48
Place of Death:  Grahamstown, Cape  

Notes:  DN 5861/1859.  IGI.  Children:





F, W
Mar 21, 2012

Fairbairn or Wright, Amelia


Last Name:   Fairbairn (nee Wright)
First Name:    Amelia
Date of Birth:    1820
Place of Birth:   Northampton, England
Parents – Father:
Parents – Mother:
Name of Spouse:  1) George Walker d. 50 years ago 2) William H. ord d. 1 Jul 1870 51/136; 3) Joseph T. Fairbairn Oct 1874  56/160
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   21 Apr 1897 age 76y 9m
Place of Death:  Hanover, Cape

Notes:   DN 1101/1897.  Children:

Mary Elizabeth Tull, decesed (left 8 children)\

Charlotte Amelia Walker m. to F. B. Spencer

Isabella Ann Ford

William H. Ford

Robert Henry Ford

E, F, W
Jan 18, 2011

Ford,Wellman or Edwards, Susannah

Last Name:   Ford, Wellman (nee Edwards)
First Name:   Susannah
Date of Birth:   1810
Place of Birth:   Stroud, Gloucs., England
Parents – Father:   Mr. Edwards
Parents – Mother:  Elizabeth
Name of Spouse:   1) John Ford, deceased 2) Mr.Wellman
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   14 May 1860 age 49y 9m
Place of Death:   Cape  

Notes:   DN 2824/1866.  Chilkdren:

Elizabeth Ford, major, by 1st husband

Maria Ford, major, by 1st husband

Henry Ford, major, by 1st husband

Sarah Ann Ford, minor, by 1st husband

Edwin Edward Wellman, by 2nd husband

Julia Rebecca Wellman, 7 years, by 2nd husband

William Edwin Wellman, 5 years, by 2nd husband

F, W
Oct 31, 2011

Forrest or White, Mary Nora


Last Name:    Forrest (nee White)
First Name:    Mary Nora
Date of Birth:   1815
Place of Birth:   St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England
Parents – Father:
Parents – Mother:
Name of Spouse:   Peter Forrest, who d. Dec 1864
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    14 Aug 1890 age 75
Place of Death:   Port Elizabeth, Cape

Notes:   DN 1755/1890.  Children:

Isabella Ann m. to George Armstrong

Thomas Forrest (in Scotland)

Jessie Ringle m. to Daniel Smith

Agnes Denham m. to Alwin Bussman

Helen pringle m. to James Parkes


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