Edwin John Gower, b1

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Edwin John Gower, b1

Also Known As: "Edwin Richard"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: England
Death: Died in South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Gowar SV/PROG and Mary Matilda Harriet Gowar, SM/PROG
Husband of Elizabeth Gowar, b4 and Ann Gower
Father of Albert Gower, b1c4; Frederick Job Gower, b1c2; Richard John Gowar, b1c1; Edward Gowar, b1c3; Henry Gowar, b1c6 and 4 others
Brother of Frederick Joseph Gowar, b2 and Lady Malvinia Harriet Mary Gowar

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About Edwin John Gower, b1

1820 British Settler

Admiral Lord Richard Gowar 30, Plumber, together with his wife Mary Matilda Harriet Diplock 28, and 3 children, were members of Mandy's Party of 44 Settlers on the Nautilus.

Party originated from Surrey

Departed London on 3 December 1819. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town - 17 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 14 April 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Kap River

Children :

  • Edwin John Gower 4,
  • Frederick Gowar 2,
  • Malvinia Harriet Mary Gowar 1

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D/N 1674/1886

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The marriage of Edwin Gower to Elizabeth Futter was solemnised by James Barrow. Signed: Edwin Gower, Elizabeth Futter X. Witnesses: John Futter and Mary Futter.

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Edwin changed the spelling of his name from Gowar to Gower after a rift with his brother, Frederick Joseph Gowar.

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Edwin Richard Gower was a Blacksmith in 1869 (the year his son William was born).

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Edwin Richard Gower and his wife, Ann were farmers at Sea View Farm, Chalumna, Division of East London, South Africa in 1880.

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Edwin John Gower, b1's Timeline

1812
November 3, 1812
England
December 16, 1812
England
1836
February 8, 1836
Age 23
St George (Anglican), Grahamstown, Cape, South Africa
1839
1839
Age 26
Amatole, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1841
1841
Age 28
1858
October 7, 1858
Age 45
1860
1860
Age 47
1869
September 18, 1869
Age 56
Sea View Farm, Chalumna, Cape Province, South Africa
1878
1878
Age 65
1880
February 10, 1880
Age 67
Sea View Farm, Chalumna, Division of East London, Cape Province, South Africa