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Ruth Orsmond (Harvey)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Enfield, Essex, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Whittlesea, Stormberg District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Cause of death: Drowned in the Katberg Spruit, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Richard Harvey, SV/PROG and Sarah Harvey, SM/PROG
Wife of Charles W. Orsmond
Mother of George Alexander Orsmond; Charles Frederick Orsmond; Elizabeth Ann Orsmond; Emma Emilia Harvey; Albina Elizabeth Harvey and 3 others
Sister of Job Harvey and John Harvey
Half sister of Sarah; Elizabeth Wills and Mary Ann Harvey

Managed by: John Sparkman
Last Updated:

About Ruth Orsmond

1820 British Settler

Ruth Harvey 2, together with her parents and 5 siblings, were members of William Clark's Party of 88 Settlers on the Northampton.

Party originated from London.

Departed Portsmouth, 13 December 1819. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 26 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth on 30 April 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Collingham on the Botha's River, and at the Clay Pits - the location being named Collingham.

Children :

  • Sarah Wills 13
  • Elizabeth Wills 11
  • Mary Ann Wills 9
  • Job Harvey 4
  • Ruth Harvey 2
  • John Harvey infant
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Ruth Orsmond's Timeline

1818
May 1818
Essex, England, United Kingdom
1838
October 13, 1838
Age 20
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1839
October 10, 1839
Age 21
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1842
June 1842
Age 24
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1843
June 1843
Age 25
1845
May 2, 1845
Age 27
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1847
July 8, 1847
Age 29
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1849
July 2, 1849
Age 31
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1852
October 28, 1852
Age 34
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1860
March 27, 1860
Age 41
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa