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Mary Elizabeth Bowker

Mary Elizabeth Bowker[1]

Female 1818 - 1899  (81 years)

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  • Name Mary Elizabeth Bowker 
    Born 5 Jan 1818  'Manor Farm', South Newton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 22 Feb 1818  South Newton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1820 Settler 7 Jan 1820  Portsmouth, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Bowker's Party on the Weymouth 
    Died 4 Sep 1899  Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Commercial Road Cemetery, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1013  Bourchiers
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2020 

    Father (8) Miles Bowker,   b. Abt 1758, Deckhams Hall, Gateshead, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1839, Tharfield farm, Kleinemonde, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Anna Maria Mitford,   b. 1782, Mitford Manor, Mitford, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1868, 'Kruisfontein', Alexandria, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 8 Mar 1800  Morpeth, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Family ID F253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frederick William Barber,   b. 20 May 1813, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1892, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1842  Church Of St George, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Barber, Frederick W to Mary Elizabeth Bowker marriage
    Barber, Frederick W to Mary Elizabeth Bowker marriage
    Picture Note: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-23580-58839-36?cc=1468076&wc=MCM6-WMW:44975801,44975802,49802601,49820401
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    Notes 
    • Grahamstown Journal, Dec 1842.
      Married on the 19th inst. in St.George's Church, Graham's Town by the Rev.J.HEAVYSIDE, Frederic Wm.BARBER to Mary Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the late Miles BOWKER Esq. of Tharfield
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2014 
    Family ID F475  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Bowker, Mary Elizabeth
    Bowker, Mary Elizabeth
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    Bowker, Mary Elizabeth (Barber)
    Bowker, Mary Elizabeth (Barber)
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    Bowker, Mary Elizabeth
    Bowker, Mary Elizabeth
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    Bowker, Mary Elizabeth
    Bowker, Mary Elizabeth
    Picture Note: from Ammy's Albums
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    Bowker, Mary Elizabeth
    Bowker, Mary Elizabeth
    Picture Note: from Meryl Angela Duncan - fb
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  • Sources 
    1. [S12] "The Settler Handbook", M D Nash, (Chameleon Press ISBM 0 620 10940 8), p 47, 11 Feb 2003.

    2. [S503] "1820 Settler Women", Shuttleworth, Stanley G.

    3. [S369] Register 29/3/1822 -1860, Grahamstown Methodist - Commemoration Chapel, (CORY MS 15 899/1).

    4. [S18] "Some Frontier Families", Ivan Mitford-Barberton & Violet White, (1968, Human & Rousseau Publishers, Cape Town, South Africa).