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Tainton, Richard

Last Name:  Tainton
First Name:  Richard
Date of Birth:  16 Apr 1797
Place of Birth:  Bristol, Gloucester, England
Parents – Father:   Richard Tainton
Parents – Mother:  Julia Catherine
Spouse:  Ann (or Mary) Brookes b. 7 Oct 1800 to Joseph Brooks and Maria, d. 13 Nov 1876 age 76y 1m Panmure, Cape
Marriage Date:  7 Nov 1819
Marriage Place:  Temple, Bristol, Gloucester, England
Date of Death:  7 Apr 1862 age 64y 11m 23d
Place of Death:  Fort Peddie, Cape

Notes:   Holder’s party of 1820 settlers.  Notes from Settlers Museum, Grahamstown.  DN 9745/1862, 3484/1876, 9367/1861, 444/1888.  Children: 

Anna Maria Elizabeth b. 12 Nov 1820 m. 1842 Charles L’Ange
Mary b. 22 Jun 1822 d. 1823
Mary Lydia b. 7 Aug 1824 Port Alfred m. 1) Henry Lee 2) 1847 John Goss, d. 24 Dec 1888 age 63 Kingwilliamstown (several children)
Richard George b. 12 Jun 1826 m. 12 Jun 1854 Amelia Stanger, d. 31 Dec 1877 (murdered)
Julia Catherine b. 24 Apr 1828 unmarried
Samuel b. 19 Dec 1829 Mount Coke, British Kaffraria, m. 1854 Martha Emma Price (she m. 2) Rayser), and d. 10 Oct 1861 age 31y 9m Grahamstown (q.v.)
Margaret Ann b. 28 Oct 1831 m. 1857 Frederick Kayser, d. 1885
William Joseph b. 20 Sep 1833 went to Rhodesia
Martha Cherith b. 12 Oct 1835 m. 1864 Vix
Allan Benjamin Brookes b. 1 Aug 1837
John James Henry b. 23 Jul 1837 m. to Miss Janion, died 31 Dec 1877 (murdered)
Sarah Jane b. 7 Mar 1841 m. 1863 de Lacy R. F. Wooldridge.

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