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Ayliff, John

Last Name:  Ayliff
First Name:  John
Date of Birth:  7 Nov 1797
Place of Birth: London, England
Parents – Father:  Jonathan Ayliff
Parents – Mother:  Esther Rathom
Name of Spouse:  Jane Dold, born 1803 England to Matthew Dold and Jane
Marriage Date:  1820
Marriage Place:  at sea
Date of Death:  17 May 1862
Place of Death: Fauresmith, OFS, South Africa

Notes:  Willson’s party of 1820 settlers.  John was a Methodist minister.  He wrote “Memorials of the British Settlers” in 1845, and “The Albany Settlement” in 1856.  He served at Bathurst throughout the war of 1846/47.  DN 6/9/168 6222.  His children were: 

John b. 1821 Albany married abt 1845 Jane Shaw and died 1878. (q.v.)
Reuben born 1823 Albany died 1899
William 1826 Albany married abt 1848 Elizabeth Ann Richards and died 1905 Grahamstown
Jonathan 1829 Albany married Susannah Woodand died 1885
James 1831 Cape married Anna Townley
Jane 1833 died 29 Jan 1847
Esther 1834
Sarah Ann 1835 died about 1916
Elizabeth about 1837 married Rev. F. C. Overton.

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