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Thomas Joseph Hancorn Smith

Nicknames: "Hancorn-Smith"
Birthplace: Devon, England
Death: Died in Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of John Smith, SV/PROG and Rebecca Smith, SM/PROG
Husband of Catherine Pethic Smith
Father of Mary Rebecca Currin; Rebecca Elizabeth Hancorn Strachan (Smith); William Edwin Hancorn-Smith; Catherine Sophia Hancorn-Smith; Henry Hancorn-Smith and 9 others
Brother of John Hancorn Smith; William Hancorn-Smith and Edwin Hancorn-Smith

Occupation: Labourer, Farmer of Blue Krantz, South Africa, In 1849, he was a labourer. In 1853, he was a gardener. In 1856, he was described as a farmer of Blue Krantz.
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About Thomas Joseph Hancorn Smith

1820 Settler Departed 12 Feb 1820 The Downs, Deal, Kent, England

Willson's party on the La Belle Alliance

Thomas Joseph must have been in the party at the age of 4, as he was born in 1816.(other sources say age 10, born in 1810) At the time of his children's baptism, he was described as a storekeeper of Somerset East.

Possibly the same person as Thomas William Smith?

"South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004," images, FamilySearch (,44975802,49887301,49891401 : accessed 12 Jul 2014), South Africa > Cape of Good Hope > Grahamstown, Bathurst, St John the Evangelist > Baptisms, marriages, burials 1829-1849 > image 34 of 108; citing William Cullen Library, Wits University, Johannesburg.

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Thomas Joseph Hancorn Smith's Timeline

December 24, 1810
Devon, England
Age 21
January 1834
Age 23
Lower Albany, Eastern Cape, South Africa
August 13, 1835
Age 24
Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 27
October 1, 1841
Age 30
July 6, 1843
Age 32
May 29, 1846
Age 35
March 25, 1847
Age 36
Grahamstown, EC, South Africa
May 28, 1849
Age 38