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Frances Martha Forward

Frances Martha Forward[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Female 1831 - 1929  (97 years)

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  • Name Frances Martha Forward 
    Nickname Fanny 
    Born 1 Nov 1831  Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Frances "Fanny" Forward 
    Died 2 Jan 1929  'Woodlands', Southwell District, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • DEATH NOTICE:
      MOOC 6/9/3469 R21314
      Name of Deceased: Frances Martha FORWARD
      Place of Birth: Bathurst, Albany, Cape of Good Hope
      Age of Deceased: 97 years 2 months 11 days
      Widow
      Place of Residence: 'Woodlands', Albany, Cape, South Africa
      Pre-deceased Spouse: Septimus Bourchier BOWKER died 2nd March 1893
      Date of Death: 2nd January 1929
      Place of Death: 'Woodlands', Albany, Cape, South Africa
      Names of Children and whether major or minor:
      John Bourchier BOWKER died before 1929
      William Henry Egerton BOWKER
      Alice Jessie BOWKER married Harry SPENCER
      Bertram Mitford BOWKER
      Frances Martha BOWKER m Maurice Walter GRADWELL (died before 1929)
      Whether deceased has left any property, and of what kind. Movable.
      Signed B.M. Bowker, Son
    Forward, Frances Martha - ccd
    Forward, Frances Martha - ccd
    Picture Note: "South Africa, Cape Province, Civil Deaths, 1895-1972," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-22078-25928-74?cc=1779109&wc=9DCL-3TL:139968901,139967502 : accessed 22 Nov 2014), 1928 > Albany > image 1076 of 1480; National Archives, Pretoria.
    Keywords: Civil Death Certificate
    Buried 'Alstonfields', Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1057  Bourchiers
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2014 

    Relationship Birth 
    Relationship Birth 
    MARL: Marriage Licence 2 Mar 1826  Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Married 1 Jun 1826  Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • Description: Rev Thomas Ireland
    MARL: Marriage Licence 1 Jun 1826  Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F493  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Septimus Bourchier Bowker,   b. 10 Aug 1812, Almer, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1895, 'Alstonfields', Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1853  [3
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2014 
    Family ID F473  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S361] Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1829 Bathurst English Episcopal Church, Bathurst English Episcopal Church, (Cory PR 3448).

    2. [S352] "Tharfield - An Eastern Cape Farm", Thorpe, C.

    3. [S418] BOWKER 1820 GEDCOM, Tanner - Tremaine, Paul, (http://www.geocities.com/settlers1820).

    4. [S367] "Roll of the British Settlers in South Africa", Morse Jones, E, (A.A. Balkema / Cape Town).

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

    6. [S377] Albany/ Grahamstown 1821 - 1884, Matrimonial Court Minutes and Special Licences, (LDS Microfilm # 1886513), as transcribed by Ellen Stanton., (Entry# 126).

    7. [S454] Lower Albany Chronicle, Lower Albany Chronicle, Part 2 1826 - 1840, (p 6).

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

    9. [S377] Albany/ Grahamstown 1821 - 1884, Matrimonial Court Minutes and Special Licences, (LDS Microfilm # 1886513), as transcribed by Ellen Stanton., (Entry# 129).