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Mary Margaret Carnegie (Sykes)

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Birthplace: Inyati, Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
Death: Died in Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rev. William Sykes and Margaret Charlotte Sykes
Wife of Rev. David Carnegie
Mother of Alfred Alexander Carnegie; William Arnold Carnegie; Jessie Margaret Lloyd; Muriel Kolbe Palmer; Theodore Arthur Carnegie and 5 others
Half sister of Not Known Sykes

Managed by: June Barnes
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About Mary Margaret Carnegie (Sykes)

MRS. D. CARNEGIE, 1862 born Mary Margaret Sykes at Inyati Mission 20/12/1862. Married Rev. David Carnegie in 1885. Lived at Hope Fountain Mission and at Centenary Mission, Figtree, until the death of her husband in 1910. She was in the Bulawayo laager with 3 children in 1896. A great friend to the natives. With her husband adapted the "Pilgrim's Progress" into Sindebele from Zulu and later by herself translated "Step by Step" and "Line upon Line" into Sindebele. Mrs. Carnegie died in 1940 and is buried at Hope Fountain. Information from her daughter, Mrs. J. Lloyd. Also see pp. 104-108 "Experiences of Rhodesia's Pioneer Women," by Jeannie M. Boggie. On Roll of Women Pioneers.

from http://rhodesianheritage.blogspot.com/2010/05/rhodesias-pioneer-women-1859-1896.html
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Mary Margaret Carnegie's Timeline

1862
August 20, 1862
Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
1885
1885
Age 22
Souther Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
1886
1886
Age 23
1888
1888
Age 25
1889
January 12, 1889
Age 26
Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
1894
1894
Age 31
1896
1896
Age 33
1899
1899
Age 36
Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
1906
1906
Age 43
Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
1908
1908
Age 45
Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)