Jemima Baines (Bowles) (1819 - 1855)

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Nicknames: "Jemima Weymouth"
Birthplace: Kent, England
Death: Died
Managed by: Michael Hugh Jessop
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About Jemima Baines (Bowles)

1820 British Settler

Jemima Weymouth Bowles 1, together with her parents and 8 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 :

  • Esther Bowles 11
  • Jemima Weymouth Bowles 1
  • Henry Amos 16
  • Eliza Amos 13
  • Charlotte Amos,12
  • Rebecca Amos 9
  • Thomas Amos 7
  • Sarah Amos 6
  • Edward Amos 4

Elizabeth's first husband Edward Amoss (sometimes referred to as Henry Amos/s), with whom she had 7 children, went missing in the Napoleonic wars, so she married Richard Bowles and they had a daughter , Esther. Then Edward Amoss/ Henry Amos reappeared, so she returned to him. They had four more children before he died. Then Elizabeth married Richard Bowles and had five more children.

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Jemima Baines's Timeline

1819
June 5, 1819
Kent, England
1832
April 28, 1832
Age 12
1840
July 5, 1840
Age 21
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1842
May 6, 1842
Age 22
District Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1844
1844
Age 24
1846
1846
Age 26
1849
1849
Age 29
1852
1852
Age 32
1855
1855
Age 35
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