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Caroline Newhouse Kidwell (Beale)

Death: Died in Germiston, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Newhouse Beale and Emma Beale
Wife of Charles James Kidwell
Mother of Jessie Anne Browne (Kidwell); Amy Ruth Roberts; Frederick William Kidwell; Henry 'Harry' Beale Kidwell and Arthur Charles Kidwell
Sister of Frederick William Beale and John Beale

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About Caroline Newhouse Kidwell

Caroline Newhouse KIDWELL, born BEALE was Christened at St. George's Church (later Cathedral), Graham's Town, Albany, Eastern Cape of Good Hope on the 17th June 1832.

"South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004," images, FamilySearch (,44975802,49802601,49802602 : accessed 11 Sep 2014), South Africa > Cape of Good Hope > Grahamstown Cathedral, St George > Baptisms 1826-1836 > image 57 of 80; citing William Cullen Library, Wits University, Johannesburg.

She died in her grandson's house at 47, Simmer & Jack Mine, Germiston, Transvaal, Union of South Africa. This was 1 month 15 days before his marriage to Chloris Ilva Hope Lockington TAINTON.


Filed 30 December 1914 25431

Name of Deceased: Caroline Newhouse KIDWELL born BEALE

Place of Birth & Nationality: British

Names of Parents: Father: Unknown

Mother: Unknown

Age of Deceased: 81 years 2 months

Condition in Life: No Occupation

Usual Place of Residence: Germiston


Name of pre-deceased Spouse: Charles James KIDWELL

Place of last marriage: Unknown

Date of Death: 5 July 1913

Place of Death: No.47 Simmer & Jack Proprietary Mines Ltd.,Germiston, Transvaal, South

Africa (my grandfather's house.)

Names of Children and whether Major or Minor:



Archur Charles KIDWELL

Jessie A. BROWNE born KIDWELL died 30th August 1913 leaving children:

1. Herbert Charles Francis BROWNE

2. Amy Maysel BROWNE

3. Robert Hart BROWNE

4. Susan Minnie BROWNE

5. Jessie Beal BROWNE

6. Hazel Howard BROWNE (Minor)

Movable Property? No

Immovable Property? No

Value over £300? No

Was there a will? No

Signed at Germiston 27th October 1914

Signature: Robert H. Browne grandson of deceased was present at time of death.

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Caroline Newhouse Kidwell's Timeline

June 5, 1832
June 17, 1832
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
February 8, 1857
Age 24
Graham's Town, Albany District, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
January 12, 1859
Age 26
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
April 24, 1862
Age 29
Grahamstown, Cape Colony, South Africa
May 17, 1864
Age 31
Grahamstown, Albany District, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
July 15, 1913
Age 81
Germiston, South Africa