Edward Amos, SV/PROG 3 (1816 - 1873)

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Nicknames: "Amoss"
Death: Died in Riversdal
Managed by: Helen Low (Painter)
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About Edward Amos, SV/PROG 3

1820 British Settler

Edward Amos 4, together with his parents and 8 siblings, were members of William Menezes' Party of 51 Settlers on the Weymouth.

Party originated from Kent.

  • Departed London, 7 January 1820.
  • Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 16 April 1820.
  • Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 15 May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Reitfontein then Kareiga River

Children :

  • Esther Bowles 11
  • Jemima Weymouth Bowles 1
  • Henry Amos 16
  • Eliza Amos 13
  • Charlotte Amos,12
  • Rebecca Amos 9
  • Thomas Amos 7
  • Sarah Amos 6
  • Edward Amos 4

Elizabeth's first husband Edward Amoss (sometimes referred to as Henry Amos/s), with whom she had 7 children, went missing in the Napoleonic wars, so she married Richard Bowles and they had a daughter , Esther. Then Edward Amoss/ Henry Amos reappeared, so she returned to him. They had four more children before he died. Then Elizabeth married Richard Bowles and had five more children.

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Edward Amos, SV/PROG 3's Timeline

1816
1816
1835
May 24, 1835
Age 19
Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa
1873
July 4, 1873
Age 57
Riversdal