John Henry Howard, b1

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John Henry Howard, b1

Birthplace: Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England UK
Death: June 21, 1850 (47-48)
in his own house, Cradock, EC, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of William Howard, SV/PROG and Elizabeth Howard, SM/PROG
Husband of Harriet Howard
Father of John Henry Howard, b1c1; Jemima Beale / Sidey, b1c3; Elizabeth Cook / Bulpin, b1c4 and Mary Howard, b1c2
Brother of William Howard, b2; Mary Ann Hallum Watson, b3; Thomas Howard, b4; Emily Jones, b5 and Esther Arabella Howard, b6

Occupation: Brickmaker
Managed by: Sharon Lee Doubell
Last Updated:

About John Henry Howard, b1

NOTE from Craig Sheldon: According to Pamela Barnes' book Through the chequered path: the story of William Howard's party of 1820 settlers, John Henry Howard was the son of William Howard SV/Prog and Elizabeth Smith; however, according to the 1850 Death Notice of John Henry Howard, his mother's name was Anna. Source: KAB; MOOC; Vol. No.: 6/9/51; Ref. No.: 290. [NOTE from Sharon Doubell - maybe his stepmother: Ann Howard, SM/PROG.]


Inventory shows a house and grounds on Dundas Street, Cradock sold for £36.10.0; a wagon £8.10.0; 2 oxen £1.17.6 plus furniture and effects.


John Henry Howard's 1850 Death Notice

Source: KAB; MOOC; Vol. No.: 6/9/51; Ref. No.: 290.

Birthplace: Buckinghamshire, England

Parents: William Howard and Anna

Age: 48 years old

Occupation: Brickmaker

Died: 21 June 1850, in his own house, Cradock

Children: Henry Howard; Mary Ann Howard; Jemima Howard; and Elizabeth Howard

Signed By: Harriett Howard, surviving spouse


b1 John Henry * Buckinghamshire, England c.1802 died Cradock 26.6.1850 x Harriett NN

c1 John Henry * Bathurst c.1830 died Middelburg, Transvaal 14.4.1892

c2 Mary Ann * Cradock c.1836 died Kimberley 25.7.1893

c3 Jemima

c4 Elizabeth

"Early in 1831 William Howard traveled to Uitenhage to visit his eldest son John Henry, who lived there with his wife Harriet and their year old son."

Source: Pamela Barnes, Through the chequered path: the story of William Howard's party of 1820 settlers


John Henry Howard x Somerset-Oos 29.3.1835 Harriet PEERS (Pierce)

b1 Henry *9.12.1832 ≈Somerset-Oos 7.4.1835

b2 Harriet ≈Somerset-Oos 7.4.1835

b3 Jemima * 10.5.1839 ≈Cradock 13.10.1839

Source: SA Genealogies

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John Henry Howard, b1's Timeline

Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England UK
Age 28
Bathurst, EC, South Africa
Age 34
Cradock, EC, South Africa
May 10, 1839
Age 37
Cradock, Stormberg District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
November 9, 1848
Age 46
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
June 21, 1850
Age 48
Cradock, EC, South Africa