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Emma Style (Holder)

Дата рождения:
Смерть: Умер
Место погребения: Port Alfred, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Ближайшие родственники:

Дочь William Holder, SV/PROG и Sophia Holder, SM/PROG
Жена James Style
Мать Margaret Style и Joseph Benjamin Style
Сестра Jane Sophia Boardman; Eliza Ann Harvey; William Henry Holder; Frances Holder; Mary Holder и ещё 2

Менеджер: Byron Holder
Последнее обновление:

About Emma Style

Back in October 1970 Mr Peter MacFarlane, who was approaching 90 at the time, gave a talk on 'Some old families of the Kowie'. Among the many families he discussed, he told his audience about the Styles who ran the hotel situated on the west bank, on the top of the hill and known as Styles Hotel.

........... Emma Holder was a child of William and Sofia Holder, leader of the Holder's Party. She married James Styles, from the adjoining location, which was Southey's.

My first record of James Styles, husband of Emma Holder, is that, as a carpenter and a cabinet maker, he was working on the Wesleyan Church on Wesley Mount on Green Fountain.

Emma and James had a very varied life. They ran several hotels. There was an Inn at Fraser's Camp, and an Inn at the Koonap River. 1857 saw them at Goosha River Mouth Farm, near Peddie, while in 1866 they gave up the Grahamstown Club which they had changed to a residential hotel and moved to the Kowie to take over the present Grand Hotel from the Orren family.

All the indications are that James Styles must have been insolvent as everything was in his wife's name.

Emma had a son Joseph (b 1840 - d.1879). He was the first of the family buried in the West Bank Cemetery. Eventually the whole family was buried there.

Emma, a tiny, stooped, energetic, quick-walking woman, had a big family and was very interested in Church affairs. She gave strong support to the Methodist Church on the hill and also helped with the Sunday School. She received a fine testimonial in 1870 honouring her commitment to the church.

http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/SOUTH-AFRICA-EASTERN-CAPE/2008-10/1225052387 ------------------------------------------------------

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Хронология Emma Style

28 Декабря 1820
11 Января 1831
Возраст 10
13 Мая 1840
Возраст 19
23 Июня 1859
Возраст 38
1 Января 1908
Возраст 87
Port Alfred, Eastern Cape, South Africa