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James Sweetnam

Birthplace: Dorset , England
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Post Retief, Fort Beaufort, Amatole, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Sweetnam, Snr, SV/PROG and Jane Sweetnam, SM/PROG
Husband of Eliza Alexandrine Sweetnam (Smith) and Eliza Alexandrine Sweetnam
Brother of Mary Shaw; Hannah Wall; Ruth Talbot; Thomas Sweetnam, Jnr; Benjamin Sweetnam and 2 others

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About James Sweetnam

1820 British Settler

James Sweetnam 7, together with his parents and 2 siblings, were members of William Menezes' Party of 51 Settlers on the Weymouth.

Party originated from Kent.

Departed London, 7 January 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 16 April 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 15 May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Reitfontein then Kareiga River

Children :

  • James Sweetnam 7
  • Hannah Sweetnam 5
  • Ruth Sweetnam 3
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James Sweetnam's Timeline

August 6, 1812
May 23, 1887
Age 74
Fort Beaufort, Amatole, Eastern Cape, South Africa