Mary Kirkman

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Mary Kirkman

Birthplace: Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Port Elizabeth, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Kirkman, SV/PROG and Mary Alice Kirkman, SM/PROG
Wife of Richard Joseph Painter, b1
Mother of Emily Mary Painter, SM; Margaret Matilda Painter; Amelia Jessie Lowther; Walter Frederick Painter; Henry Charles Painter and 3 others
Sister of Hannah Kirkman; John Kirkman; Albert Kirkman; Margaret Green (Kirkman); Martha Jeffries, SM and 2 others
Half sister of Charles Kirkman

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About Mary Kirkman

Extract from Eastern Cape Newspaper 04.09.1967 Mrs. Mary PAINTER, born KIRKMAN and widow of Mr. R. J. PAINTER, a former M.L.A. for Fort Beaufort, lived with her daughter and died in February. Before her death she had related that she could still remember how, at the age of 5 yrs 6 mths she had driven away from Algoa Bay in the wagons singing childish songs with the other children

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Mary Kirkman's Timeline

December 9, 1814
Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
November 27, 1839
Age 24
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa

London Metropolitan Archives:
Richard PAINTER, bachelor, married Harriet BAILEY, spinster on 3 January 1803 in St.Leonard's, Shoreditch
Both signed their names
Witnesses: John BATES and George LIMMING

The couple were married in Port elizabeth. A story is told after the wedding, Mary rode 'pillion style' on horseback with Richard to the Kowie for their honeymoon.

February 1840
Age 25
August 1842
Age 27
Fort Beaufort, Amatole, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 30
January 1, 1849
Age 34
Fort Beaufort, Eastern Cape, South Africa
April 14, 1851
Age 36
Fort Beaufort
Age 38
Fort Beaufort, Amatole, Eastern Cape, South Africa
June 22, 1857
Age 42
Fort Beaufort, Amatole, Eastern Cape, South Africa
September 10, 1859
Age 44
Fort Beaufort, Cape, South Africa