Edwin John Gower, b1

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Edwin John Gower, b1

Also Known As: "Edwin Richard"
Birthplace: England
Death: Died in South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Gowar SV/PROG and Mary Matilda Harriet Gowar, SM/PROG
Husband of Elizabeth Gowar, b4 and Ann Gower
Father of Albert Gower, b1c4; Frederick Job Gowar; Richard John Gowar, b1c1; Edward Gowar, b1c3; Henry Gowar, b1c6 and 4 others
Brother of Frederick Joseph Gowar, b2 and Malvinia Harriet Mary Dell, b3

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About Edwin John Gower, b1

1820 British Settler

Admiral Lord Richard Gowar 30, Plumber, together with his wife Mary Matilda Harriet Diplock 28, and 3 children, were members of Mandy's Party of 44 Settlers on the Nautilus.

Party originated from Surrey

Departed London on 3 December 1819. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town - 17 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 14 April 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Kap River

Children :

  • Edwin John Gower 4,
  • Frederick Gowar 2,
  • Malvinia Harriet Mary Gowar 1


D/N 1674/1886

The marriage of Edwin Gower to Elizabeth Futter was solemnised by James Barrow. Signed: Edwin Gower, Elizabeth Futter X. Witnesses: John Futter and Mary Futter.

Edwin changed the spelling of his name from Gowar to Gower after a rift with his brother, Frederick Joseph Gowar.

Edwin Richard Gower was a Blacksmith in 1869 (the year his son William was born).

Edwin Richard Gower and his wife, Ann were farmers at Sea View Farm, Chalumna, Division of East London, South Africa in 1880.

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Edwin John Gower, b1's Timeline

November 3, 1812
December 16, 1812
Age 28
Age 47
Age 49
Eastern Cape, South Africa
September 18, 1869
Age 56
Sea View Farm, Chalumna, Cape Province, South Africa
Age 65
February 10, 1880
Age 67
Sea View Farm, Chalumna, Division of East London, Cape Province, South Africa