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Cornelia Caroline/a Venter (1863 - 1945)

Venter: Baptism Hopetown Film KD 327 Rhodesia Pioneer Women 1859 -1896 MRS. C. H. G. BROWN, 1892 Neé Cornelia VENTER. Travelled with her husband by ox wagon from South Africa to Fort Victo...

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Ellen Brown (1895 - d.)

MRS. ENGELBRECHT, 1895 Neé Ellen Brown. Was born in Bulawayo on 14/07/1895 and lived there for over 60 years. Ellen had a twin brother, Edwin. Their baptism on 8/09/1895 is recorded in the Dutch...

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Annie Frost (1888 - 1961)

Born in Mafeking to parents James Wardle & Johanna Wardle (born Ludick); married to James Alfred Frost; died in Bulawayo; Children: Annie Emily Frost, James Edward Wardle Frost, Stearn Arthur William...

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Maud Winifred Crause (1894 - d.)

Maud Winifred Wardle (Mrs Crause). Born in Bulawayo, 14/9/1894. On Roll of Women Pioneers.

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Ethel Love (1886 - d.)

Ethel Wardle (Mrs Love). Arrived with her parents on 24th May, 1894, and was still living in Bulawayo in 1959. On Roll of Women Pioneers. (Rhodesia's Pioneer Women).

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Florence Muriel Wrey (1891 - d.)

Rhodesia's Pioneer Women: Muriel Wrey (Mrs Lamb). Daughter of Sir Bourchier and Lady Wrey; she travelled up by ox wagon with her mother in 1905 to join her father. Mrs Lamb left Rhodesia in 1921 and wa...

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Alice Mary Louise Wrey, Dame (c.1864 - 1950)

England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966: Dame Alice Mary Louisa Wrey; Death Date: 12 Jul 1950; Death Place: Tunbridge Wells; Probate Date: 11 Oct 19...

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Rhoda Martha Landsberg (Wade) (1869 - 1955)

Rhoda Martha Wade, arrived in Rhodesia in 1896. (Mrs Landsberg). Lived for many years in Bulawayo. Died in October, 1955. Mrs Landsberg was a neice of the famous Dick King. Information from her daughte...

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Maria Catharina Messer, b3 MP (c.1816 - 1900)

Begraafplaas op Sameul HARMAN [Virrie] 0834213446 en Estelle se plaas se posisie:- 25 Deg 35' 32" S; 26 Deg 1' 22" O Posisie by die grafte van Johannes Willem VILJOEN en sy vrou Maria Catharina VIL...

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Annie Shaw Chawner (c.1876 - d.)

MRS. CHAWNER, 1896 Nee Annie Shaw Driver. Arrived in Rhodesia in September 1896 with her mother and two sisters to join her father in Gwelo. She is still (1960) living in Durban. Information from Mrs. ...

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Maria (mim) Boyce Driver (1848 - 1943)

Maria Boyce Driver nee Impey; joined her husband in Gwelo in 1896. Had a very trying journey from Vryburg by ox wagon with her three daughters during the time of the rinderpest; sister of Lady Heyman w...

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Irene Margaret Gradwell (1888 - d.)

Irene Margaret Gradwell (Mrs Morrison). Arrived in Rhodesia with her parents, 29/9/1894. On Roll of Women Pioneers.

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Harriet Maud Cronin (1874 - 1964)

Harriet Maud Driver (Mrs Colteman-Cronin). Came by wagon in 1896 with her mother Maria and two sisters to join her father who was Native Commissioner in Gwelo. She is still living in Durban (1960). Inf...

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Edith Mabel Mabel Ade (1876 - 1957)

from Rhodesia's Pioneer Women: "Edith Mabel Thackway, 1896. (Mrs Ade). Lived and died in Salisbury. Information from her daughter-in-law, Mrs Eric Ade, Bulawayo".

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Mary Sanders (deceased)

Mary Sanders (Mrs Randolph Nesbitt). "Sister Mary" came from London University College Hospital in answer to Bishop Bruce Knight's advertisement for a sister and matron for Umtali hospital in 1893. She...

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Annie Mary Hamm (1877 - 1908)

from Rhodesia's Pioneer Women: "Annie Mary Thomas, 1877. (Mrs Hamm). Nee Annie Mary Thomas. Daughter of Rev. T M and Mrs Thomas of Inyati Mission. Left with her family in 1889 and was married in South ...

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Gwennie Anne Thomas (1866 - 1921)

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Catherine Margaret Thomas (c.1879 - 1959)

Miss Catherine Margaret Thomas, 1879. Daughter of Rev. T. M. Thomas of Inyati Mission; was born at Shiloh. She left Matabeleland with her family in 1889, then returned in 1896. Miss Thomas eventually w...

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Caroline Kirkham (1869 - 1948)

From Rhodesia's Pioneer Women MRS. KIRKHAM, 1869 Nee Caroline Thomas. Daughter of Rev. T. M. Thomas. Born at Inyati Mission 11/8/1869. Left Matabeleland in 1889; died in Johannesburg in 1948. M...

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Mary Margaret Carnegie (1862 - 1940)

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 h...

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Margaret Agnes Ethel Marshall Hole (b. - 1924)

Ethel Rickman (Mrs Marshall Hole). With her two year old baby Monica, Mrs Marshall Hole joined her husband in Salisbury, travelling by rail, coach and wagon in 1892. Her very interesting experiences ar...

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Ellen Jessie Toshack (1895 - 1974)

From Rhodesia's Pioneer Women: "Ellen Jessie McDonald, 1895. (Mrs Toshack, 1895). Born in Bulawayo, 11th July, 1895. On Roll of Women Pioneers."

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Martha Coker (c.1839 - c.1927)

"Martha Holt, 1896. (Mrs Fuller Coker). Arrived with her husband, who was a friend of Cecil Rhodes, Mrs Coker was among the guests at the banquet given at the Palace Hotel on the occasion of the openin...

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Zillah Carey (1881 - d.)

Zillah Hulley (Mrs Carey). Niece of Mr and Mrs James Cawood. Came up by donkey wagon with the Hulley-Cawood Trek in 1896, leaving Pretoria at the age of 14. Eventually settled at Penhalonga. Mrs Carey ...

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Sarah Lucy Bain (1855 - 1914)

Sarah Lucy Hulley ( Mrs Bain). Came with her husband and seven children by ox wagon in 1894; it took them six months. She lived in Rhodesia until her death in 1914. Information from her granddaughter...

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Sally Sparrow (deceased)

Sally Pittaway (Mrs David Sparrow). Trekked up from Mafeking in 1895 with her husband, who came from America to the Seventh Day Adventist Mission at Solusi - now known as the Solusi Missionary College....

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Lilian Lucy Chalmers (deceased)

From the Marriage Register of Holy Trinity Anglican Church Middelburg Transvaal 1881-1903 (Entry: 12): Date: 15-Apr-1890; Groom: James Alfred Chalmers (bachelor, full age, farmer, residence at Hazeld...

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Fanny Pearson MP (c.1872 - 1965)

Full story of Fanny Pearson's life can be read in an article by R Iacccson in Rhodesiana v 14 - Fanny Pearson , later the Countess 'Billy' de la Panouse, disguised herself as a boy and went to Rhodes...

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Mary Maria Pullen (1846 - 1916)

Mary Maria Phillips (Mrs Pullen). Arrived with her family via Mangwe in 1896; lived in Bulawayo and died there in 1916. Information from her granddaughter, Mrs Ketteringham, given to the Pioneers' and ...

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Gwendoline Althea Peall (deceased)

Gwendoline Althea Peall, neé Thomas. Grand-daughter of Rev. T. M. Thomas of the London Missionary Society, and daughter of the well-known Native Commissioner, William Elliott Thomas. She left Rh...

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Ellen Prinn Thomas (b. - 1906)

Ellen Prinn Poultney (Mrs W E Thomas; first husband Mr Spranger). Arrived Rhodesia in 1896. Wife of the well known Native Commissioner. Died in Bulawayo 1906. Information from her son, Sir Eric Thomas,...

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Johanna Maria du Plessis (1865 - 1921)

Johanna Maria Roberts, 1894. Arrived in Rhodesia with the Du Plessis Trek (1894) with husband Hendrik, four daughters, (Gertruida, Christina, Hendrika, Aletta) and two sons (Frans, Jan). p.81 "Many Tre...

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Susanna Maria Olwage, b7c10d1 (1883 - 1936)

From Rhodesia's Pioneer Women: Susanna Maria Olwage, 1894. (Mrs D Odendaal). Formerly van Heerden. Came with the Martin Trek. Information from Mrs M. Edwards, Chipinga, 27/6/1957, also p. 79 “Ma...

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Mary Monica Marshall-Hole (deceased)

Mary Monica Marshall Hole (Mrs Garrett-Taylor). Travelled up with her mother to Salisbury, by rail, coach and wagon in 1892. An account of this journey can be read on pp. 65 to 73 of "Experiences of Rh...

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Mary Ann Nason (deceased)

From Rhodesia's Pioneer Women: Mary Ann Nason (Mrs Anderson). Arrived with her parents by ox wagon in 1893. Was in the Bulawayo laager during the rebellion in '96. Lived most of her life in Salisbury a...

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Rebbeca Nason (deceased)

From Rhodesia's Pioneer Women: Rebecca Nason (Mrs Withers). Arrived in February, 1893 by ox wagon. Was in the Bulawayo laager during the '96 rebellion. Information from herself, May, 1957. On Roll of W...

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Caroline Nason (deceased)

From Rhodesia's Pioneer Women: Caroline Nora Nason (Mrs Bester). Arrived with her parents by ox wagon in 1894. Was in the Bulawayo laager during the rebellion in '96. Stayed in Rhodesia all her life an...

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Annie Bridget Nason (deceased)

From Rhodesia's Pioneer Women: Bridget Annie Nason (Mrs James). Arrived with her parents by ox wagon in 1893. Was in Bulawayo laager during the '96 rebellion. Now (1957) living in Salisbury. Informatio...

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Anna Marie Schoultz (deceased)

Along with sister Cathrina (may have been either Catherina Maria Maryna or Catherina Petronella Maryna), 4 brothers and her parents, Anna Maria arrived in Rhodesia with the Martin Trek in 1894. Page 16...

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Anna Cornelia Maria Mynhardt (1850 - 1967)

Anna Cornelia Maria's name is not included in the family list in 'Many Treks made Rhodesia'.

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Maria Elizabeth Gezina Mynhardt (1860 - 1895)

One of three daughters (Maria Elizabeth Gesina, Aletta Cecilia and Wilhelmina Cornelia) accompanying their parents and four brothers on the Mynhardt - Utrecht Trek in 1894. Information from Mrs M. Edwa...

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Maria Wilhelmina Hendrika Park Martin, b7c1 (1854 - 1889)

From Rhodesia's Pioneer Women Mrs Martin, arrived 1878. Wife of the trader George Martin who had a store at Inyati, where Mrs Martin died and was buried in 1888. Information from Mrs Jessie Lovemor...

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Winifred Leonard (deceased)

From Rhodesia's Pioneer Women: "Winifred Martin, (Mrs Leonard). Came to Inyati in 1878 when about six years old with her parents, who started a trading store there. Mrs Leonard died at Marandellas in 1...

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Johanna Wardle (deceased)

From Rhodesia's Pioneer Women: "Johanna Ludick (Mrs Wardle). Arrived in May, 1893, with children, to join her husband. Died in 1944. Information from her daughter, Mrs Love. On Roll of Women Pioneers."

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Frances Patton Impey (1852 - 1944)

Said to have died "in her 90th year" so birth date should be 1854?. Frances Patton Impey (Lady Heyman). In 1894 travelled up from Vryburg as Mrs Alexander, with 3 children and was married at Hope Fou...

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Emily Gertrude Markham (1871 - 1939)

Emily Gertrude Markham (Mrs Gwynne). Came up to join her father in 1896. On Roll of Women Pioneers (Rhodesia's Pioneer Women). Markham Family History:

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Marie Catherine Gladys Selous (1874 - d.)

Marie Maddy, 1895. (Mrs Selous). Daughter of the Dean of Gloucester and wife of the famous hunter. They settled at Essexvale; adventures concerning their experiences during the Matabele rebellion are g...

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Janet Kate MacDonald (1894 - d.)

Janet Lamb (Mrs MacDonald). Came up with her mother at the age of one year on a transport wagon in 1895. Was in the Salisbury laager in '96. An account of her being “Swum across “A river ...

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Rosie Lamb (1893 - d.)

Miss Rose Lamb; hers was the first Birth Certificate to be issued in Salisbury, 20th August, 1893. Rose died of malaria. Pp. 202 and 203 "Experiences of Rhodesia's Pioneer Women,” by Jeannie M. ...

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Christina Annandale Reeves (1896 - d.)

From Rhodesia's Pioneer Women: "Christina Annandale Lamb, 1896. (Mrs Reeves). Born in Salisbury, 7th January, 1896. On Roll of Women Pioneers. Her name is in the Voluntary Register of Births in the C.A...

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Barbara Wilhelmina Du Plessis (1890 - d.)

Barbara Wilhelmina Kok (Mrs du Plessis). Martin Trek, 1894, with her parents and siblings. On Roll of Women Pioneers.

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Susanna Johanna Maritz (Kok) (1879 - 1956)

Susanna Johanna Kok (Mrs Maritz). Arrived with her parents by ox wagon in 1895. On Roll of Women Pioneers.

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Margaret Charlotte Sykes (1829 - 1920)

MRS. SYKES, 1860 Nee Margaret Charlotte Kolbe . Wife of the Rev. William Sykes of Inyati Mission. Knew Mzilikazi, and patched his blanket for him once; he was so pleased that he gave her a sheep for ea...

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Sina de Beer (c.1863 - d.)

Travelled to Rhodesia with her parents and brothers as a member of the Mynhardt-Utrecht Trek. Information from Mrs M. Edwards, Chipinga, 27/6/57. Also p. 92 "Many Treks Made Rhodesia,” by S. P. ...

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Johanna Maria de Beer (c.1832 - d.)

Johanna Hamman (Mrs de Beer). Came to Rhodesia with her daughter Sina, in the Mynhardt-Utrecht Trek in 1894. Information from Mrs M. Edwards, Chipinga, 27/6/57. Also p. 92 "Many Treks Made Rhodesia,&#x...

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Martha Johanna Bushney (1875 - 1955)

Martha Johanna van Rooyen (Mrs Bushney). Arrived by ox wagon with her parents in 1893. On Roll of Women Pioneers.

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Johanna Jacoba Vermaak (deceased)

Mrs Tollie Vermaak, 1896, or earlier, with her husband and two children, was amongst those in the Mangwe laager during the Matabele rebellion in '96. Information from Mrs A. Black, Marula. (Rhodesia's ...

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Susara Elizabeth Lee (deceased)

Mrs Carl Lee, 1894. Came up with Mr and Mrs Gert Cloete; she and her husband were in the Mangwe laager during the Matabele rebellion in '96 with two children. Information from Mrs Black, Marula, in let...

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Emily Unwin (1831 - 1902)

England & Wales Christening Records , 1530-1906 Name: Emily Unwin Gender: Female Birth Date: 29 Jun 1831 Christening Place: Brighton, Sussex, Eng. Father's name: Jonah Stephen Unwin Mothe...

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Mary Beatrice 'Dolly' Heyman (c.1887 - d.)

Dolly Heyman, 1894. (Mrs Gilpin). First husband Bellasis. Came up by ox wagon with her mother, Mrs Alexander, later Lady Heyman. At one time was living at Marandellas. Mary Beatrice 'Dolly' Alexander...

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Eugenie Maritz (1892 - c.1972)

Eugenie Kok (Mrs Eugenie Maritz) arrived 1895. On Roll of Women Pioneers.

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Johanna Maria Symington (1892 - 1979)

Johanna de Klerk (Mrs Symington) arrived Rhodesia in 1895. On Roll of Women Pioneers.

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Dora Maria Herbst (c.1894 - 1969)

From Rhodesia's Pioneer Women. MRS. RICHARDS, 1894 Neé Dora Maria Herbst.. Came up with the Edenburg Trek; was in the Fort Victoria laager. Information from herself at Essexvale, April, 1958.

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Lady Victoria Grenfell (1878 - 1907)

Lady Victoria Sybil Mary Grey was born on 9 June 1878.2 She was the daughter of Albert Henry George Grey, 4th Earl Grey and Alice Holford.1 She married Lt.-Col. Arthur Morton Grenfell, son of Pascoe du...

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Alice Grey (c.1861 - 1944)

Countess Grey and her daughter Lady Victoria (arrived Rhodesia 1896). Wife and daughter of Earl Grey, lived in the country most of the time that he was Administrator. They joined Rhodes' camp at the se...

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Sarah Elizabeth Webster (1845 - 1927)

Sarah Gobey (Mrs J Webster). She, her husband and two daughters, Hannah Louise and Mary Alice, trekked up from Marico in the Zeerust district. Theirs was known as the Webster Trek (1893). Information f...

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Mary Thackwray Driver (1875 - 1970)

Mrs. BULL Born Mary Thackwray DRIVER 18 Sep 1875. Arrived in Gwelo in September 1896 with her mother and two sisters. Father Charles Harry DRIVER was Native Commissioner in Gwelo in 1896.

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Dina Gertruida de Klerk (deceased)

Dina Gertruida Fourie (Mrs de Klerk); arrived in Rhodesia 1895; was in the Enkeldoorn laager. P. 264 “Experiences of Rhodesia's Pioneer Women,” by Jeannie M. Boggie. On Roll of Pioneer Wo...

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Anna Elizabeth de Meyer (1904 - 1990)

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Alice May Bain (deceased)

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Jesse Elizabeth Carlisle (deceased)

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Irene Ivy Cook (deceased)

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Mary Catherine Nielsen (1870 - 1945)

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Bless Annie Millar (deceased)

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Elizabeth Finaughty (deceased)

Mrs Finaughty, (arrived Rhodesia 1894). Mother of Ethel Southwell, nee Finaughty, whose name is on the Roll of Women Pioneers as having “Arrived with her parents."

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Ethyl Southwell (1892 - 1972)

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Martha Emma Cumming (1843 - 1909)

Martha Cumming, nee Berry; arrived with her husband, Guybon Cumming, and six daughters by ox wagon from Johannesburg in 1894. (Information from her grand-daughter, Mrs Long, Bulawayo, by telephone).

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Amy Atherstone Scott-Russell (1874 - d.)

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Aletta Maria Cloete (deceased)

MRS. HERBST, 1895 Nee Aletta Maria Cloete. On Roll of Women Pioneers. [ ]

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Georgina Marian Johanna "Josie" Hulley (1867 - 1948)

married (Maclear; 13 Oct 1886) Thomas Benjamin Hulley: 1.Francis Edward Hulley (Barberton, Transvaal, 8 Nov 1888 -    ); m (1) 12 Apr 1923 Muriel May Stedman; m (2) Kathleen Clay...

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Muriel Kolbe Palmer (c.1894 - d.)

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Jessie Margaret Lloyd (1889 - 1972)

Jessie Margaret Lloyd, nee Carnegie, was the daughter of Rev. and Mrs. David Carnegie, and was born at Hope Fountain on 12th January, 1889. She was the grand daughter of Rev. Sykes, one of the founders...

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Alice Blanche Balfour (c.1851 - d.)

Miss Alice Balfour. Came as a "tourist” with her brother, the Right Hon. A. J. Balfour and party in 1894. She wrote the book "Twelve Hundred Miles in a Waggon” which describes their journ...

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Christina Jacomina Steyn, b4c12d17 (1863 - 1928)

Christina Rautenbach (Mrs P E Steyn). Travelled up with the Martin Trek in 1894. Information from Mrs M. Edwards, Chipinga, 27/6/1957; also page 163 "Many Treks Made Rhodesia,” by S. P. Olivier.

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Johanna Jacomina Elizabeth Dunford, b9 (1885 - 1964)

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Nora Jack (Nesbitt) (1892 - 1989)

Nora Nesbitt travelled ton Gazaland in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) with her parents in the Moodie Trek of 1892 when she was only a few months old. She was in the Salisbury laager during the rebellion. Married ...

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Josephine (Josie) Annie Moodie Stidolph (1888 - 1921)

Josephine Annie Moodie Nesbitt; member of Moodiei Trek party and a great-niece of Thomas Moodie; was in the Salisbury laager during the rebellion. Educated overseas; she was married in Salisbury in 191...

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Agnes Manica Harmer, SV1b1c11d4 (1894 - 1974)

Experiences of Rhodesia's Pioneer Women Mrs van Niekerk, who went up as Mrs John Moodie. Her children: Julia, Grey, Richard & Manica. "I had the honour to present Manicaland with the first little gir...

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Mary Constance Lovemore (1872 - d.)

married (6 Apr 1893) Lionel Cripps: 1. Lionel Cripps (26 Dec 1893-    ) 2. Harold Cripps (23 Jul 1897-    ) 3. Hereward Cripps (26 Dec 1900- �...

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Maria Anna Lippert (1854 - 1897)

Frau Marie Lippert, wife of Edward Lippert, a German financier and cousin of Alfred Beit. They left Pretoria in a small carriage drawn by oxen and pitched tents at night. She kept a Journal in English ...

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Erica Elise Hepburn (1882 - 1934)

Erica Elise Helm, 1882. (Mrs Hepburn). Youngest daughter of the Rev. and Mrs Helm of Hope Fountain Mission, where she was born. Lived most of her life in Bulawayo and died there in 1934 and was buried ...

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Jessie Constance Lovemore (1874 - 1960)

Jessie Constance Helm, 1875. (Mrs H Lovemore). Arrived with her parents, Rev. and Mrs C. D. Helm, at Hope Fountain Mission, when she was 19 months old. Her valuable Memoirs entitled "Thy Beginning ...

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Emily Teresa Bain (c.1860 - 1946)

Mrs A. S. Bain, nee Emily Teresa Forsen. Arrived Rhodesia with the Moodie Trek 1892. Born 1862, died 1946. Information from Mrs S. M. Duncanson, Salisbury; letters dated 29/6/59 and 2/2/1960, in answer...

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Cecilia Josephine Sauer (deceased)

Cecilia Josephine Sauer, nee Fitzpatrick, eife of Dr. Hans Sauer and sister of Sir Percy Fitzpatrick of " Jock of the Bushveldt" fame. Mrs Sauer trekked up with her husband and only stayed a short time...

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Margaret Agnes Moodie (1866 - c.1955)

Mrs van Niekerk, formerly Moodie, nee Margaret Agnes Brown. Her first husband was John Benjamin Moodie, and they were members of the Moodie Trek. An article by Mrs van Niekerk is to be found on pages...

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Jacoba Christina Lottering (deceased)

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Mary Ann Devine (1857 - d.)

MRS. DEVINE, 1895-96 or earlier Of the Nurses' Home, 96 Main Street, according to the Bulawayo Directory and Handbook of Matabeleland, 1895-96, pp. 69 and 117. She is mentioned as nursing there by the ...

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Gertruida Louisa du Preez (1886 - 1964)

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Mary Alice King (1887 - 1961)

Photo: Granny King sitting with Lorraine and Frankie. Mary Alice Webster (Mrs F. King). Trekked up with her parents from Zeerust in 1893. In 1957 was living in Chipinga. Information from Mrs M. Edwar...

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Hannah Louisa Edwards (1880 - 1958)

Hannah married Stanley Edwards after her first husband passed. Hannah Louisa Webster (Mrs Edwards, ) Travelled to Rhodesia with her parents in 1893; they were in the Fort Victoria laager and later se...

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