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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 

    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).