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 Admiral Lord Richard Gowar SV/PROG and Mary Matilda Harriet Gowar, SM/PROG
Husband of Elizabeth Gowar, b4 and Ann Gower
Father of Richard John Gowar, b1c1; Frederick Job Gower, b1c2; Edward Gowar, b1c3; Albert Gower, b1c4; William Gowar, b1c5 and 4 others
Brother of Frederick Joseph Gowar, b2 and Lady Malvinia Harriet Mary Gowar

Managed by: June Barnes
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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 and his wife, Ann were farmers at Sea View Farm, Chalumna, Division of East London in 1880.

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Edwin John Gower, b1's Timeline

1812
November 3, 1812
England
December 16, 1812
St Luke, Finsbury, England
1836
February 8, 1836
Age 23
St George (Anglican), Grahamstown, Cape, South Africa
1839
1839
Age 26
1841
1841
Age 28
1842
1842
Age 29
1858
October 7, 1858
Age 45
1860
1860
Age 47
1878
1878
Age 65
1880
February 10, 1880
Age 67
Sea View Farm, Chalumna, Division of East London, Cape Province, South Africa