Anna Maria Truter, b10c3 (c.1777 - 1875) MP

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Birthplace: Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Death: Died
Occupation: Botanical artist
Managed by: Lea Herbst
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About Anna Maria Truter, b10c3

b10 Petrus Johannes gedoop: 17 Dec 1747, gesterf: 31 Jan 1825, Assistent H.O.I.K. lid Raad van Justisie, Pol. Kommissaris; getroud: 18 Apr 1773 Johanna Ernestina Blankenberg; hertroud: Stellenbosch 1 Apr 1814 Laurentia Hubert, weduwee van: Joh. Adrianus Vermaak

c3 Anna Maria gedoop: 17 Aug 1777, getroud: Stellenbosch 26 Aug 1799 John Barrow, van Ulverston, in Lancashire, ouditeur-generaal, skrywer van "Travels in S. Africa"

Anna Maria Truter (17 August 1777 Cape Town - 15 December 1857 England) was a Cape Colony botanical artist who was married to Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet who became second Secretary to the Admiralty in 1804, and was author of "An Account of Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa, in the Years 1797 and 1798" (London, 1801).

By the time she left the Cape in 1803, Anna Maria had assembled the first known portfolio of Cape flower studies and landscapes.

She was the daughter of Petrus Johannes Truter (*17 December 1747 Cape Town - 31 January 1825 Swellendam), an official in the East India Company, a Member of the Court of Justice, and a Commissioner of Police, who was married on 18.4.1773 to Johanna Ernestina Blankenberg (*19 April 1750).

Anna Maria Truter and John Barrow produced 7 children:

  • George who died aged 2 months
  • George Barrow (Sir) (*22.10.1806 London - 1876), with his father one of the founders of the Royal Geographical Society, distinguished author and traveller.[2] married Rosamond Hester Elizabeth Pennell Croker (5 January 1810 - 10 January 1906),[3] a celebrated beauty, painted by Sir Thomas Lawrence and a favourite of George IV and his court. She bore George Barrow eight children.
  • John Barrow *28.5.1808 Lt. Col. V.D., F.R.S., F.R.G.S., F.S.A. +26.2.1898 Chipping, Norton, Oxfordshire. Archivist to the Admiralty.[4]
  • William Barrow *25.2.1810 Commander +26.2.1838
  • Peter Barrow *30.7.1813 Consul of Nantes and later Kertch.
  • Johanna Maria x 1821 Robert Batty of the Grenadier Guards, later a Lt. Col. Served in the Pyrenees and later at Waterloo where he was wounded. An artist, exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1813 - 1848.+20.4.1848 Ampthill Square, London 57yr
  • Mary Jane +2.1.1878 and was unmarried
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Anna Maria Truter, b10c3's Timeline

1777
August 17, 1777
1777
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1799
August 26, 1799
Age 22
1806
October 22, 1806
Age 29
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
1808
May 28, 1808
Age 31
1810
February 25, 1810
Age 33
1813
July 30, 1813
Age 36
1875
1875
Age 98
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