Emma Whitcombe Hartley (Kidson) (1818 - 1853)

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Birthplace: Norsley Down, London, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Cradock, Stormberg District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Managed by: Shirley Ann Boell
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About Emma Whitcombe Hartley (Kidson)

1820 British Settler

   

Emma Kidson 2, together with her parents and 4 siblings, were members of Thomas Willson's Party of 307 Settlers on the La Belle Alliance.

Party originated from London.

Departed London, 12 February 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 2 May 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Beaufort Vale on the Bush River

Siblings :

  • Mary Ann 12
  • Amelia 9
  • Frederick 4
  • Thomas 1.

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Emma Witcombe Kidson came from Bathurst. She was the first wife of Henry the Hunter and was 15 when she married Henry who was 18. Her older sister was married to Henry's older brother, Thomas Jnr.

After her death, Henry married Elizabeth Hope Upton on 6/6/1857 - she had no children.

His 3rd wife was Mary Anne Maloney who had a son Henry Albert Rorke Hartley born 21/11/1861

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Emma Hartley's Timeline

1818
June 17, 1818
London, England, United Kingdom
1838
July 30, 1838
Age 20
South Africa
1839
September 16, 1839
Age 21
1841
July 19, 1841
Age 23
1844
March 27, 1844
Age 25
1846
September 3, 1846
Age 28
Somerset East, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1853
December 13, 1853
Age 35
Cradock, Stormberg District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1853
Age 34