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John Josiah Smith, SV/PROG

Birthdate: (42)
Birthplace: Bedford, England, United Kingdom
Death: April 2, 1845 (42)
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of William Smith and Elizabeth Smith
Husband of Harriet Smith
Father of John Smith; William Saunders Smith and George Bensted Smith
Brother of William Smith, SV/PROG and Elizabeth Comfield, SM/PROG

Occupation: Deputy Assistant Commissary General
Managed by: Peter Dennis...Gone fishing!
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About John Josiah Smith

1820 British Settler

John Josiah Smith 16, was a brother of the Leader, William Smith of William Smith's Party of 40 Settlers on the Settler Ship Northampton.

Party originated from London.

Departed Portsmouth 13 December 1819 Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town - 26 March 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 30 April 1820

Area Allocated to the Party : Stoney Vale, Trompetters Drift


John Josiah Smith, son of William Smith and Eilizabeth (nee Bensted); b. 1804, m. 28 Jun 1824, In St George's Grahamstown, to Harriet O'Connor (b. 1803, d. 15 Dec 1863, Barbados); John d. 2 Apr 1845 in Grahamstown. He was the Deputy Assistant Commissary General for the British Army in this district. Harriet was the step-daughter of Capt Bagot, also members of William Smith's party of 1820 settlers.

William Jervois Resident Genealogist Albany Museum, Somerset Street, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa

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John Josiah Smith's Timeline

Bedford, England, United Kingdom
September 23, 1837
Age 34
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
January 12, 1839
Age 36
South Africa
November 9, 1842
Age 39
King William's Town, Amatole, Eastern Cape, South Africa
April 2, 1845
Age 42
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa