Benjamin Leach, SV/PROG
|Death:||Died in South Africa|
Son of William Leach and Martha Leach
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About Benjamin Leach, SV/PROG
1820 Settler to the Cape of Good Hope.
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Leanne Starkey (4th great granddaughter of Benjamin & Ann LEACH)
Transcripts for Combe - baptism
- 1778 Feb 1st Benjamin s/o William & Martha Leech
- Leach, Benjamin
- Last Name: Leach
- First Name: Benjamin
- Date of Birth: 1789
- Place of Birth: from Devonshire, England
- Parents – Father:
- Parents – Mother:
- Spouse: Ann b. 1789
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Notes: Parkin’s party of 1820 settlers. DN 6591/1859, 4860/1877. Children:
Ann 1816 William Abraham b. 1822 Haas Poort, dist. of Cradock, m. Frances Mary, and d. 24 Oct 1859 age 37 Table Farm dist. Cradock (q.v.)
Also an Edward Leach b. 1813 England to Benjamin Leach and Elizabeth Julia Ocksman, m. Alice, he d. 28 Dec 1877 age 64, (q.v.).
Benjamin LEACH 1820 
Benjamin's occupation was a Mason.
Benjamin was born in 1790.
Benjamin and Ann ?? 1820  were married.
Benjamin and Ann had the following children:
2. i. Ann Amelia LEACH 1820  Ann and John VERITY  lived at "Fresh Fountain", Oliphant's Hoek, Uitenhage District, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Ann was born in 1817. Ann and John  were married February 10, 1834 at Grahamstown Church (St George's - Anglican), Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa by Rev John Barrow.
3. ii. William Abraham LEACH  was born November 6, 1821. William was christened February 24, 1822 at Salem, Eastern Cape, South Africa. William and Caroline Elizabeth ??  were married.
4. iii. Benjamin Henry LEACH  was born October 1, 1823. Benjamin was christened November 30, 1823 at Salem, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Benjamin and Johanna Hermina BAKKES  were married June 4, 1850 at Sidbury Church (St Peter's - Anglican), Sidbury, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
5. iv. John LEACH  was born July 27, 1828. John and Sarah Ann HINDS  were married August 18, 1849 at Sidbury Church (St Peter's - Anglican), Sidbury, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
6. v. Edward LEACH  was born August 10, 1813 at Sutherland, England. Edward and Agatha Wilhelmina "Armina" BOTHA  were married. Edward died December 28, 1877 at Victoria East, Cape, South Africa.
Seen on Weymouth Ship's Muster for 2 Jan 1820
Benjamin Leach, SV/PROG's Timeline
August 10, 1813
Eynsham, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
November 6, 1821
October 1, 1823
July 28, 1828
District of Uitenhage, South Africa