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Sarah Clarke Sephton (Prynn)

Birthdate: (31)
Birthplace: England, UK
Death: December 23, 1840 (31)
Coranna Mission Station, Lesotho
Place of Burial: Settlers cemetery, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Edward Prynn, SV/PROG and Jane Prynn, SM/PROG
Wife of Thomas Hezekiah Sephton, b3
Mother of Sarah Jane Giddy; Isabella Jane Hutton; Mary Ann Daniel; Elizabeth Poultney; Henrietta Sephton and 4 others
Sister of William Edward Prynn; Elizabeth Prynn; Mary Ann Prynn; John Henry Prynn; Jane Mary Prynn and 1 other

Managed by: Laura Baasch
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About Sarah Clarke Sephton

1820 British Settler

Sarah Clark Prynn 10, together with her parents and 4 siblings, were part of Sephton's party of 344 people on the Aurora.

Party originated from London.

Departure Gravesend, 15 February 1820. Arrival Simon's Bay, 1 May 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth, 15 May 1820

Area allocated to the Party : Assegai Bush River, Salem

Children :

  • Sarah Clark Prynn 10
  • William Edward Prynn 8
  • Elizabeth Prynn 6
  • Jane Mary Prynn 2
  • John Henry Prynn infant of 3 weeks in 1819 - Probably died before embarking

Sarah Sephton (born Prynn) died three days after the birth of her ninth child, Charles Edward Sephton.

Her husband took her body to Grahamstown by ox-wagon for burial because she made him promise that she would not be buried in "the wilds of Africa".

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Sarah Clarke Sephton's Timeline

January 12, 1809
England, UK
February 2, 1809
London, England
October 14, 1825
Age 16
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
July 13, 1827
Age 18
Orange Free State, South Africa
June 18, 1829
Age 20
O.F.S., South Africa
February 22, 1831
Age 22
Cape, South Africa
April 20, 1833
Age 24
O.F.S., South Africa
January 31, 1835
Age 26
August 14, 1836
Age 27
Cape, South Africa
February 24, 1839
Age 30