Frederick Joseph Gowar (Gower), b2 (1817 - 1897)

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Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Cape, South Africa
Managed by: June Barnes
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About Frederick Joseph Gowar (Gower), 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.

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Frederick Gowar, b2's Timeline

1817
July 25, 1817
England
1840
August 26, 1840
Age 23
Bathurst, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1843
September 8, 1843
Age 26
Somerset East, 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