William Thomas Ramsey Cannell

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William Thomas Ramsey Cannell

Birthplace: Douglas, Isle of Man, England (United Kingdom)
Death: September 16, 1909 (86-94)
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Place of Burial: Port Alfred, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of P. Cannell
Husband of Rosetta Cannell, b1
Father of William Cannell; Mona Exton; Emily Higgins Cannell; Rosetta Isabella Spackman; Harry Featherstone Cannell and 7 others

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About William Thomas Ramsey Cannell

William Cannell was born on the Isle of Man in approximately 1816. He came out to South Africa approximately 1845. He is the only son of a P. Cannell from Douglas.

From his grave stone, if he died 16/09/1909, at the age of 88, he must have been born 1818.

Taken from IOM newspaper entry (1846 Jan-March): "Married in St George's Church, Graham's Town, on the 3rd instant by the Rev. J. Heavyside, Colonial Chaplain, William Cannell Esq., only son of P.Cannell, Esq., of Douglas, Isle of Man, to Rosetta, eldest daughter of Mrs Featherstone, Fort England."


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William Thomas Ramsey Cannell's Timeline

February 17, 1819
Douglas, Isle of Man, England
February 17, 1819
Douglas, Isle of Man, England
May 1, 1847
Grahamstown, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
December 2, 1848
Eastern Cape, South Africa
August 29, 1850
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
February 19, 1853
January 23, 1855