John Whitehead, Snr, SV/PROG

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John Whitehead, Snr, SV/PROG

Birthplace: St Martins, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England UK
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Whitehead and Ann Whitehead
Husband of Sarah Whitehead, SM/PROG
Father of Thomas Whitehead; George Whitehead; Phoebe Trollip; Sarah Whitehead and John Whitehead, Jr.

Occupation: Carpenter
Managed by: Frederik J Whitehead
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About John Whitehead, Snr, SV/PROG

1820 British Settler


John Whitehead 37, Carpenter, together with his wife Sarah Overton 36 and their 4 children, were members of Cock's Party of 91 Settlers on the Weymouth.

Party originated from Oxfordshire.

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 : Green Fountain on the Rufane River

Children :

  • Thomas Whitehead 15
  • George Whitehead 6
  • Phoebe Whitehead 4
  • Sarah Whitehead 2 (died at sea)


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John Whitehead, Snr, SV/PROG's Timeline

September 30, 1784
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England UK
Age 20
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England UK
Age 29
November 8, 1815
Age 31
Birmingham, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
December 2, 1817
Age 33
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England UK
July 24, 1823
Age 38
Age 43