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Anna Maria Bowker

Anna Maria Bowker[1]

Female 1820 - 1895  (74 years)

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  • Name Anna Maria Bowker 
    1820 Settler 7 Jan 1820  Portsmouth, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Bowker's Party on the Weymouth 
    Born 26 Apr 1820  Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On board the Weymouth while docked in the harbour
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 20 Apr 1823  Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Microfilm# 1560877
      Methodist Parish Records
      Somerset East Christenings: 1822-1858
      Item 9
      Entry #30
      Child: Hannah Maria BOWKER
      Parents: Miles and Hannah Maria
      Born: 4/26/1820
      Baptized: 4/20/1823
      Abode: Lyndock
      Minister: William THRELFALL
    Died 24 Apr 1895  Albany Road, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • DEPOT KAB
      SOURCE MOOC
      TYPE LEER
      VOLUME_NO 6/9/340
      SYSTEM 01
      REFERENCE 1020
      PART 1
      DESCRIPTION ATHERSTONE, ANNA MARIA. NEE BOWKER. DEATH NOTICE.
      STARTING 18950000
      ENDING 18950000

      DEATH NOTICE:
      6/9/340 R1020
      Name of Deceased: Anna Maria BOWKER
      Place of Birth: Aboard HMSS Weymouth in Table Bay
      HMSS Weymouth sailed from England 7.1.1820
      Arrived Table Bay 26 April 1820
      Names of Parents: Miles BOWKER
      Anna Maria MITFORD
      Age of Deceased: 72 years 11 months 30 days ( should be 74)
      Widow
      Pre-deceased Spouse: John Frederick Korsten ATHERSTONE born 1 October 1821, Uitenhage, Cape of Good Hope died 18 May 1894)
      Date of Death: 24 April 1895
      Place of Death: Albany Road, Grahamstown, Cape of Good Hope
      Names of Children:
      Ine Ann ATHERSTONE 1848 d 20 June 1940 married Henry HAYTOR 1842 - 1911
      Alice Grace ATHERSTONE 1852 married Richard S. STOCKDALE
      Mary Elizabeth ATHERSTONE 1853 d 15 October 1939 married 1875 Edward SMITH
      Sybil Mitford ATHERSTONE 1855 d 1934 married Charles PERKINS
      Anna Maria ATHERSTONE 1857 married Harry Chalmers Anderson MORSHEAD
      2nd husband Arthur C. Barraud
      Hugh Mitford ATHERSTON 1861 d 1939 married Emily Porter HYDE
      Harold Mitford ATHERSTONE
      All Majors.
      Signed by Sybil Mitford PERKINS (daughter)
    Buried Grahamstown Cemetery (Old), Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1014  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 John Frederick Korsten Atherstone,   b. 1 Oct 1821, Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1894, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 6 Sep 1842  Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Extracted from the Grahamstown Journal, September 1842

      Married at Bathurst on 6th September by the Rev.J.BARROW, John Frederick Korsten ATHERSTONE to Anna Maria, youngest daughter of the late Miles BOWKER Esq. of Tharfield.
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F476  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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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).