DNA I1-M253 James Carruthers, SV/PROG

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DNA I1-M253 James Carruthers, SV/PROG

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Death: July 15, 1916 (81)
Somerset East, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: Somerset East, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of James (Confirm his parents) Carruthers and Sarah McDonald
Husband of Elizabeth Ann Carruthers
Father of William Bill Carruthers; Ethel Maude Carruthers; Norman Hewitt Carruthers; Bertha Jane; Adeline May Lock and 3 others
Brother of Elizabeth Carruthers; William Carruthers; John Carruthers; Janet (Jane) Jessie Neilson; Martha Carruthers and 1 other

Occupation: Shoemaker
Managed by: Jennifer Ann Goldhill
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About DNA I1-M253 James Carruthers, SV/PROG

Source: FHL Film 1067965 Dates: 1781 - 1856.>> ref id. 2:162qw80 1841 census Guillyburn, Kirkmahoe, with parents In 1851 was a apprentice shoemaker to brother William & lived at Park Village, Closeburn, Kirkmahoe, Scotland....

Started the Eastern Boot Manufacturing works in Grahamstown, South Africa, near the Cathedral, church square stayed in Hodges Street sold out in 1876 to Philip Jones & treked up to Somerset East. James pioneered to Rhodesia several times firstly in 1894 dec..With his wife Eliza & son Jack [johnny get your gun Carruthers] together with the Bottons, Stuttaford & Sparrow familys which joined later.

FHL FILM No.1067965 & 1851 Census Routes taken to Rhodesia, Transvall via Tuli/Maxebba drift may be the same as the suggested Carruthers crossing?, Limpopo river, skirting the Matopos through Mangwe pass.

James came to South Africa on the ship Coldstream 15/16-7-1861 from the port of Southampton. Arrived port elizabeth 3-8-1861. He lived in Bulawayo from 1894-1906. then returned to Somerset East Cape Province.

Died at age 81, before his death travelled back to Scotland in 1903 for a visit. James's children are registered in the Presbyterian parish Grahamstown 1848-1893..........Married 4-9-1863

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DNA I1-M253 James Carruthers, SV/PROG's Timeline

1835
May 6, 1835
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
May 24, 1835
Kirkmahoe, Dumfries
May 24, 1835
Kirkmahoe, Dumfries
1863
August 22, 1863
1867
October 1867
Grahamstown, South Africa
1869
1869
1872
1872
1875
December 5, 1875
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1879
April 15, 1879
Somerset East,, Eastern Cape, South Africa