Frederick Joseph Gowar, b2
|Death:||Died in Cape, South Africa|
Son of Richard Gowar SV/PROG and Mary Matilda Harriet Gowar, SM/PROG
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About Frederick Joseph Gowar, b2
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
- Edwin John Gower 4,
- Frederick Gowar 2,
- Malvinia Harriet Mary Gowar 1
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 (Sixth Frontier 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 East 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.
Frederick Gowar, a bachelor was a Wheelwright at the time of his marriage to Elizabeth Wheeler on the 26 August 1840.