Phoebe Emma Gifford

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Phoebe Emma Gifford (Glanz)

Also Known As: "Mary Josephine Emma (Phoebe) Glanz"
Birthplace: King William's Town, Cape Colony
Death: April 12, 1936 (72-80)
Lettie Swan Farm, Chipinga, Southern Rhodesia
Place of Burial: Chipinga, Manicaland, Zimbabwe
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Adam Michael Glanz, SV/PROG and Mariane Glanz (Farran) SM/PROG
Wife of Alfred Samuel Gifford
Mother of Prudence Mary Anne Theresa Brent; Edith Maud Milvina Shinn; Alice Otterson; Alfred Johann Gifford; Margaret Anne Mulling and 4 others
Sister of Minnie Redpath (Glanz); William Herman Gustaf Glanz, Snr; Frances Mulligan (Glanz); Margaret Marianne Sarah Glanz; Adelaide Catherine Emma Kurten and 1 other
Half sister of Rosie Glanz (Farran)

Managed by: Geoffrey Otterson
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About Phoebe Emma Gifford

married name Mary Josephine Emma

died Phoebe Emma

Rhodesia's Pioneer Women

MRS. A. S. GIFFORD, 1894

Neé Phoebe Emma Glanz. Travelled with the Edenburg Trek with her husband and five children. This trek is described by one of her daughters, Mrs. Brent, on pp. 159-166 of "Experiences of Rhodesia's Pioneer Women" (Mrs. Boggie). Mrs. Gifford's maiden name is spelt Glanz. It is incorrectly spelt on p. 60 of Olivier's "Many Treks Made Rhodesia". Information from her daughter, Mrs. Otterson, of Chipinga. On Roll of Women Pioneers. The Cathedral, Salisbury, Baptismal Register, Vol. I, National Archives, records that a son, Rob Rowland, was born on 2/8/94 to Mrs. Catherine Johanna Gifford, whose husband was Alfred Samuel Gifford, abode Melsetter.

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Phoebe Emma Gifford's Timeline

January 1, 1860
King William's Town, Cape Colony
August 15, 1880
Age 20
Catholic Cathedral, Bloemfontein, Orange Free State
November 30, 1881
Edenburg, Orange Free State, South Africa
January 28, 1884
Edenburg, Orange Free State
November 13, 1885
Edenburg, Orange Free State, South Africa
October 9, 1887
Edenburg district, Orange Free State, South Africa
February 20, 1891
Edenburg, Xhariep, Free State, South Africa
August 2, 1894
Tokwani river, Fort Victoria, Rhodesia
January 10, 1897
Melsetter, Southern Rhodesia