Arthur Ramsey Cannell

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Arthur Ramsey Cannell

Death: October 11, 1962 (70)
Tzaneen, LP, South Africa
Place of Burial: Tzaneen, Mopani, Limpopo, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Clifford Ramsey Cannell and Maria Meltina Cannell
Husband of Georgina May Cannell
Father of Poppy Weber and William Arthur Ramsey Cannell
Brother of Reginald Ramsey Cannell and Alice Ramsay Cannell

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About Arthur Ramsey Cannell

Arthur Cannell was born the third child of Clifford Cannell and Maria Meltina Mollett (Molly). His father was the leader of The Edenburg Trek into Gazaland, Rhodesia. Molly died when Arthur was about four years old of heart problems. About two years after she died, Arthur's Father died of Black Water Fever. By this stage Arthur's oldest brother, Reginald, had left Rhodesia to join one of his aunts in the Eastern Cape to obtain an education. (Melsetter in Gazaland hadn't any schools). When Arthur and his sister, Alice were orphaned, they were sent to Johannesburg, to be raised by Clifford's sister, Rosetta Isabel (Aunt Bell) and husband, William Spackman.

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Arthur Ramsey Cannell's Timeline

October 23, 1891
December 21, 1891
Bloemfontein Cathedral, Bloemfontein, Motheo, Free State, South Africa
May 12, 1927
Stutterheim, EC, South Africa
July 31, 1936
East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
October 11, 1962
Age 70
Tzaneen, LP, South Africa
Tzaneen, Mopani, Limpopo, South Africa