Frederick Joseph Gowar, b2

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About Frederick Joseph Gowar, b2

A rift between the brothers Edwin and Frederick caused the latter to spell his name GOWAR not GOWER. This spelling is to this day. Frederick fought as a lad in Hintza's War (SixthFrontier War) After death of parents, Frederick who had just started school, left to work for a living. He married Elizabeth Wheeler and bought a farm in the Somerset Easr district "Klipfontein" on which he did quite well.

"South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-23580-59390-48?cc=1468076&wc=MCM6-QWB:44975801,44975802,49887301,49891401 : accessed 16 Jul 2014), South Africa > Cape of Good Hope > Grahamstown, Bathurst, St John the Evangelist > Baptisms, marriages, burials 1829-1849 > image 50 of 108; citing William Cullen Library, Wits University, Johannesburg.

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Frederick Joseph Gowar, b2's Timeline

1817
July 25, 1817
England
1840
August 26, 1840
Age 23
Bathurst, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1841
September 26, 1841
Age 24
1843
September 8, 1843
Age 26
Somerset East, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1845
July 29, 1845
Age 28
Somerset East, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1847
November 27, 1847
Age 30
Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1849
1849
Age 31
1850
February 5, 1850
Age 32
Boesmansriviermond, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1853
April 15, 1853
Age 35
Somerset East, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1856
May 27, 1856
Age 38
Somerset East, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa