Jan 25, 2010

Cyrus, Samuel

Last Name:                  Cyrus
First Name:                Samuel
Date of Birth:            1782
Place of Birth:           England
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Spouse:                       Deborah born 1791
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Date of Death:        6 Nov 1859 age 78 years
Place of Death:      Grahamstown, Cape

Notes:  Sephton’s party of 1820 settlers.  DN 6462/1819, DN 5322/1869, DN 3914/1877.  Children: 

George 1811 London, married 1834 Hannah King dau. of Henry, and d. 16 May 1862 age 50y 6m Grahamstown (q.v.)
Jemimah 1813 married Thomas Wakeford
Samuel 1815 d. 1 Jun 1869 age 52
Emma 1819 London married Charles Haw, and died 2 Apr 1877 at Canigan leaving children: Emma Penn, Alice Margaret, Edith Jane, Edward Henry, Harriet Maria, Charles Richard, Idah Winifred, John William, and Walter Herbert
Laura Ann married Joseph Mildenhall (q.v.)
Mercy married Sam. Hancock
Margaret married Chas. Mallett
William and Sarah who died in infancy.

Jan 25, 2010

Curtis, John

Last Name:  Curtis
First Name:  John
Date of Birth:  1792
Place of Birth:  Bray, Ireland
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Spouse:  1) Esther, died 24 Aug 1832; 2) Margaret
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Date of Death:  Jan 1873
Place of Death:  Diamond Fields, South Africa

Notes:  Mills party of 1820 settlers.  DN 3466.1/2/1876.  Children:  Mary; Thomas; Catherine; Ellen; Francis; Elizabeth; George minor in 1873; Winifred minor in 1873.

Jan 25, 2010

Currie, Walter

Last Name:   Currie
First Name:  Walter
Date of Birth:  1786 (chr. 12 Feb 1787 Yarrow, Selkirk, Scotland)
Place of Birth:  Langholm, Dumfries, Scotland
Parents – Father:  Walter Currie
Parents – Mother:  Helen (maiden name Boa)
Spouse:   Ann Lowe, born 1796 Greenwich, Kent, to John Lowe Esq.
Marriage Date:  abt 1815
Marriage Place:  Jersey, Channel Islands
Date of Death:  22 Jul 1836
Place of Death:  Grahamstown, Cape

Notes: Willson’s party of 1820 settlers. IGI. Lieutenant Currie, who had been a purser in the Royal Navy, was the treasurer of Bathurst Church; his house in Bathurst had 14 rooms and a kitchen. He was knighted by Queen Victoria for his services in the expulsion of Chief Kreli from beyond the Bashi. DN 1797/1853, 8295/1872, DN 9642/1862. Children: 

Mary Ann 1815 Jersey, marr. 1835 Frederick Thomas Philipps (2 children)
Walter (Sir) born 1819 France married 9 Apr 1840 Grahamstown to Helen Gardner, died 7 Jun 1872 age 53 years 3 months at Grahamstown, no children
Joseph born 1821 Cape marr. 1847 Frances Jemima Carlisle, and died 2 Jun 1862 Grahamstown age 41 years 2 months (q.v.)
William Cole born 1825 Bathurst, unmarried, killed in action 20 Jan 1853 age 28 at Somerset East
Helen Maria born Mar 1827 Cape, marr. 1 Jun 1848 Bathurst to Hougham Hudson
Ann born 1829 marr abt 1848 James Henry Ogilvie (1 son 2 dau.)
Charles born abt 1831 died young
Henry born about 1833 married about 1856 Nell Bowker (3 sons 4 dau.).

Jan 25, 2010

Currie, Robert

Last Name:  Currie
First Name:  Robert
Date of Birth:  1794
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Spouse:  Charlotte Lipscomb, b. 1789 Welbury, Yorkshire to William and Mary, d. 26 May 1871 Canterbury, England
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Notes:  Philipp’s party of 1820 settlers.   Robert was a surgeon.  DN 2192/1881.  Children: 

Robert Arthur
John Blades
Charlotte (deceased by 1881).

Jan 25, 2010

Cruttenden, George

Last Name:  Cruttenden
First Name:  George
Date of Birth:  1794
Place of Birth:  Sittingbourne, Kent, England
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Spouse:   unmarried
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Date of Death:  9 Sep 1835
Place of Death:  Somerset Hospital, Cape, age 37

Notes:  Wilkinson’s party of 1820 settlers.  DN 1029/1835.

Jan 25, 2010

Crowley, John

Last Name:  Crowley
First Name:  John
Date of Birth:  1791
Place of Birth:  Ireland
Parents – Father:  Humphrey Crowley
Parents – Mother:  Mary
Spouse:  Mary b. 1796 died before 1870
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Date of Death:  22 Mar 1871 age 80
Place of Death:  Cape Town

Notes:  Ingram’s party of 1820 settlers.  DN 6932/1871.  Children: 

Humphey 1816
Eliza married to Charles Spike
Mary Ann
Theodore George
Eugene Bird
Michael Andrew

Jan 25, 2010

Crout, William

Last Name:  Crout
First Name:  William
Date of Birth:   1803
Place of Birth:  London, England
Parents – Father:   Edward Crout
Parents – Mother:   Isabella
Spouse:  Sarah Hall 1812-1876
Marriage Date:  28 Oct 1833
Marriage Place:  Grahamstown, Cape
Date of Death:  22 Sep 1881 age 73 years 8 months
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Notes:  Scott’s party of 1820 settlers.  Came in care of William Webber of Scott’s party.  Children: 

Walter 1834
Isabella 1835 married 1856 Edmund Eades
Julia 1838 married 1858 James Dicks
Emily 1840
William Henry 1843 married 1869 to Sarah
Elizabeth 1845
Sarah Cathrin born 1851
John Merriston born 1854.   

Jan 25, 2010

Crouch, Richard

Last Name:   Crouch
First Name:  Richard
Date of Birth:  10 Mar 1794
Place of Birth:  Warminster, Wiltshire, England
Parents – Father:  Richard Crouch
Parents – Mother:  Elizabeth
Spouse:  1) Sarah Smith born 1788 died 21 Oct 1843 at 55 Grahamstown
Marriage Date:  1) 6 Oct 1817, married 2) 2 Mar 1846 Bathurst Ann widow of William Meats
Marriage Place:  Hungerford, Berkshire, England
Date of Death:  23 Sep 1859 age 67
Place of Death:  Grahamstown, Cape

Notes:   Ford’s party of 1820 settlers. IGI. DN 6340/1859, DN 3275/1855.  Children: 

John chr. 20 Sep 1818 Independent Chapel, Hungerford, Berkshire, England, died at sea on way to South Africa
John 15 May 1821 marr. 4 May 1841 Bathurst to Ann d. James Randall and Rebecca, and died 29 May 1891 Komgha
Richard b. 15 Dec 1823 Albany married to Hester Wedderburn, died 6 Apr 1855 age 32 Grahamstown leaving 3 children
James Valentine b abt 1831 m abt 1850 a dau. of Tho. Edwards, died before July 1880
Francis Hughes 1833
Sarah born 24 Jan 1825 Grahamstown married 1844 Thomas Tickna Berrington son of Thomas Berrington and Diana, and died 21 Nov 1851 age 27 Salem (q.v.)
Mary Jane born 1833 married Francis James Hughes.

Jan 25, 2010

Cross, John

Last Name:  Cross
First Name:  John
Date of Birth:  1783
Place of Birth:  Yorkshire, England
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Spouse:  Mary Fowl, dau William Fowl and Mary Wooley, b. 1788 Chilworth, Notts., England d. 21 Oct 1863
Marriage Date:  24 Apr 1809
Marriage Place:  Attenborough, Notts., England
Date of Death:  28 Aug 1853 age 73
Place of Death:  Somerset East, Cape

Notes:  Calton’s party of 1820 settlers.  Wheelwright and carpenter. IGI. DN 2183/1853, DN 873.3/4/1863, DN 133/1888, DN 1239/1851.  Children:

Matilda chr. 15 Sep 1810 Bilborough, Notts. married Thomas Parrymore
William chr. 2 Aug 1812 Attenborough, Notts.
Charles 1814

Mary Ann chr. 29 Sep 1816 Attenborough, married Michael Creighton, and died 29 Dec 1888 age 71 Hertzog, no children
John chr. 31 May 1812 Costock, Notts., d. 15 May 1851 nr. the Keiskama age 30 years 9 months.�
Robert, married with 2 children
Charlotte md. 1) Wm. Seale, 2 C. Weekout
Rebecca married to 1) William Welsh 2) R. Stupart

Jan 25, 2010

Cronk, John

Last Name:  Cronk
First Name:  John
Date of Birth:  1782
Place of Birth:  of Kent, England
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Spouse:  Ann Burry
Marriage Date:  9 Apr 1804
Marriage Place:  Old Church St. Pancras, London, England
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Notes:  Gurney’s party of 1820 settlers.  DN 912/1893.  Children: 

Mary Ann 1806
John chr. 12 Dec 1811 Eastry, Kent died 25 Jul 1892 age 81 East London, unmarried
Frances 1814.

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