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Henry Amos, SV/PROG 1

Also Known As: "Amoss"
Birthdate: (69)
Birthplace: Kent, England
Death: May 6, 1872 (65-73)
Mt Remarkable, District Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: Old Grahamstown Cemetery, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Henry Amos and Elizabeth Ambrose, SM/PROG
Husband of Maria Elizabeth Amos
Father of John Richard Amos; Edmund Henry Amos; Joseph Edward Amos; Mary Elizabeth Willcox; Sarah Anne Webber and 3 others
Brother of Eliza McLeod; Charlotte Testard; Rebecca Stow; Thomas Amos, SV/PROG 2; Sarah Amos and 1 other
Half brother of Richard Bowles; Esther Bowles; Jemima Baines; William Charles Bowles; John Bowles and 1 other

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About Henry Amos, SV/PROG 1


1820 British Settler

Henry Amos 16, together with his parents and 8 siblings, were members of William Menezes Party of 51 Settlers on the Weymouth.

Party originated from Kent.

  • Departed London, 7 January 1820.
  • Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 16 April 1820.
  • Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 15 May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Reitfontein then Kareiga River

Children :

  • Esther Bowles 11
  • Jemima Weymouth Bowles 1
  • Henry Amos 16
  • Eliza Amos 13
  • Charlotte Amos,12
  • Rebecca Amos 9
  • Thomas Amos 7
  • Sarah Amos 6
  • Edward Amos 4

Elizabeth's first husband Edward Amoss (sometimes referred to as Henry Amos/s), with whom she had 7 children, went missing in the Napoleonic wars, so she married Richard Bowles and they had a daughter , Esther. Then Edward Amoss/ Henry Amos reappeared, so she returned to him. They had four more children before he died. Then Elizabeth married Richard Bowles and had five more children.

Henry married Mary Elizabeth Woest on 4 May 1826 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape.South Africa

1848 - Compenstaion for loss of wagons, oxen etc during the Kaffir Wars. The undersigned persons are hereby informed that compensation has been awarded to them for losses sustained by them of wagons,oxen & c during the war with the Kaffir Tribes, between the months of April and Dec. 1846 which will be payable at this office on the 5th Apr. ....AMOS Henry

DEPOT Genealogical Society of SA

  • DESCRIPTION Amos, H - Gravestone.
  • STARTING 0000
  • ENDING 18720507
  • REMARKS Old Grahamstown Cemetery, Grahamstown, Western Cape.
  • SUMMARY + Henry Amos of Woest Hill. Died 07-05-1872. Aged 69 years. Husband of Mary Elizabeth Amos. 1820 British Settler.
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Henry Amos, SV/PROG 1's Timeline

June 1802
Kent, England
June 25, 1828
Age 26
Age 28
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
September 13, 1833
Age 31
September 26, 1835
Age 33
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
September 27, 1841
Age 39
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Age 40
Cape Colony
Age 45
Age 50
May 6, 1872
Age 69
District Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa