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John Forrester

Birthplace: Burslam, Staffordshire, England
Death: Died in East London, Cape Province, South Africa
Place of Burial: South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Forrester, SM/PROG and Mary Forrester, SM/PROG
Husband of Elizabeth Forrester and Elizabeth Forrester
Father of Richard William Forrester; William Joseph Forrester; Lydia Jane Tarr; Thomas Michael Forrester; Sarah Elizabeth Forrester and 7 others
Brother of Sarah Rorke; Joseph Forrester and Lydia Vice
Half brother of Richard Nickson Forrester; Eliza Jane Mitchley; William Isaac Forrester; Randall James Forrester and Mary Anne Hill

Managed by: Peter Dennis
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About John Forrester

1820 British Settler

John Forrester 5, together with his parents and 2 siblings, were members of Liversage's Party of 48 Settlers on the John.

Party originated from Staffordshire, England.

Departed Liverpool, 13 January 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 19 April 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Wilmot Vale on the Blaauwkrantz River

Children :

  • Sarah Forrester 10
  • John Forrester 5
  • Joseph Forrester 3

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John Forrester's Timeline

August 12, 1812
Burslam, Staffordshire, England
Age 25
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
January 20, 1845
Age 32
Eastern Cape, South Africa
March 1, 1854
Age 41
Peddie, Eastern Cape, South Africa
September 17, 1857
Age 45
September 27, 1859
Age 47
On the Gwalana, Eastern Cape, South Africa
May 12, 1862
Age 49
Eastern Cape, South Africa
August 16, 1863
Age 51
Eastern Cape, South Africa
April 1, 1894
Age 81
East London, Cape Province, South Africa