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Howard Genealogy of SA

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  • Susannah Howard, SM/PROG (1796 - 1865)
    1820 British Settler Susannah Brant 27, together with her husband John Hassall Howard 27, Chemist and 2 children were members of Thornhill's Party of 35 Settlers on the Settler Ship Zoroaster . Par...
  • John Hassall Howard, SV/PROG (1792 - 1864)
    1820 British Settler John Hassall Howard 27, Chemist. together with his wife Susannah Brant 27, and 2 children, were members of Thornhill's ' Party of 35 Settlers on the Settler Ship Zoroaster . Pa...
  • Margaret Alice Bland (1834 - d.)
    Her family were descended from the Earl of Norfolk. Info from Hugh Slater 1820 Settlers CD
  • Eliza Leonard (1826 - 1903)
    Eliza Leonard (born Howard) was the great grandmother of the Duchess of Westminster, Viola Maud Grosvernor (born Lyttleton), her husband being Robert George Grosvenor, the 5th Duke.
  • Charles Howard (1832 - 1898)

Howard Genealogy of SA

1.William Howard (bef 15 Nov 1776 St. Mary Aylesbury, Bucks, England - 27 January 1847 Cape) so William Howard & Arabella. A schoolmaster and bookseller in Chesham, Bucks. 42 yrs old on the Ocean. In 1825 he was schoolmaster in Grahamstown.

x Elizabeth Smith (1780-1825) 39 yrs old on the Ocean

  • John Henry Howard 1802 Buckinghamshire, m. Harriet, d. 21 Jun 1850 age 48 (q.v.). 17 yrs old on the Ocean
  • William Howard 1804 15 yrs old on the Ocean
  • Mary Ann Howard 1805 14 yrs old on the Ocean x 1822 George Hallam xx Richard Watson of Gurney's Party She was a widow in 1847 in Port Elizabeth
  • Thomas Howard (31 Mar 1809 chr. 21 ZMay 1809 Wandsworth, London - d. 28 Jun 1835 age 25 at Kingwilliamstown, unmarried) 10 yrs old on the Ocean
  • Emily Howard chr. 24 Oct 1819 Chesham, Bucks. 1 yrs old on the Ocean m. 1837 Mr. Henry Jones, schoolmaster in Uitenhage
  • Esther Arabella Howard (1823 Cape – 1828)

xx Mrs. Mary Hiles no issue

xxx Mrs. Ann Tharratt


2. John Hassall Howard ( 7 Aug 1792 Prestbury, Cheshire, England - 28 Aug 1864 Pietermaritzburg, Natal) so Joseph Howard & Margaret Hassall. In Thornhill’s party of 1820 settlers

x c 1815 Susannah Brant (8 Jun 1796 Bracknell, Berks - 7 Oct 1865 Somerset East, Cape) do John Brandt and Mary Jane Hibbert,

from SA Settlers:

  • Howard or Aylesbury, Annie
  • • Last Name: Howard (nee Aylesbury)
  • • First Name: Annie
  • • Date of Birth: 1868
  • • Place of Birth: Grahamstown, Cape
  • • Parents – Father: Thomas Aylesbury
  • • Parents – Mother: Elizabeth
  • • Name of Spouse: Herbert Howard
  • • Marriage Date:
  • • Marriage Place:
  • • Date of Death: 18 Jul 1899 age 31y 7m
  • • Place of Death: East London, Cape

Notes: DN 2271/1899. Children:

  • • Jonas Aylesbury Howard b. 18 Oct 1894
  • • Kathleen Muriel Howard b. 28 Mar 1898

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  • Howard, Percy
  • • Last Name: Howard
  • • First Name: Percy
  • • Date of Birth: 1848
  • • Place of Birth: England
  • • Parents – Father:
  • • Parents – Mother:
  • • Name of Spouse: not given
  • • Marriage Date:
  • • Marriage Place:
  • • Date of Death: 29 Dec 1890 age 42
  • • Place of Death: near Ludi River.

Note: DN 975/1891. One chlid:

  • • John age 7

  • Howard or Davis, Georgina
  • • Last Name: Howard (nee Davis)
  • • First Name: Georgina
  • • Date of Birth: 1853
  • • Place of Birth: Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England
  • • Parents – Father: James Davis
  • • Parents – Mother: Jane Underwood
  • • Name of Spouse: Percy Howard
  • • Marriage Date:
  • • Marriage Place:
  • • Date of Death: 20 Aug 1882 age 29
  • • Place of Death: Cape

Notes: DN 4425/1882. One child, a minor:

  • • John Edward

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  • * Howard or Derry, Frances Winifred
  • • Last Name: Howard (nee Derry)
  • • First Name: Frances Winifred
  • • Date of Birth: 1848
  • • Place of Birth: England
  • • Parents – Father: John Huson Derry
  • • Parents – Mother: Elizabeth Ann Derry (q.v.)
  • • Name of Spouse: Charles Howard
  • • Marriage Date:
  • • Marriage Place:
  • • Date of Death: 17 Sep 1871 age 33
  • • Place of Death: Bedford, Cape

Notes: DN 343/1886. Children:

  • • Frances (Fanny) Howard
  • • Joseph, both majors in 1886

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  • Howard or Pearse, Bessie Jenkins
  • • Last Name: Howard (nee Pearse)
  • • First Name: Bessie Jenkins
  • • Date of Birth: 1860
  • • Place of Birth: Lewannick, Cornwall, England
  • • Parents – Father: John Pearse
  • • Parents – Mother: Elizabeth
  • • Name of Spouse: James William Howard
  • • Marriage Date:
  • • Marriage Place:
  • • Date of Death: 1 Jan 1895 age 34
  • • Place of Death: Worcester, Cape

Notes: DN 310/1895. Children:

  • • Mary Amelia Howard, minors
  • • Charles Alfred

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  • Howard or Pound, Susanna
  • • Last Name: Howard (nee Pound)
  • • First Name: Susanna
  • • Date of Birth: 1814
  • • Place of Birth: Plymouth, Devon, England
  • • Parents – Father: Samuel Pound
  • • Parents – Mother: Susanna
  • • Name of Spouse: widow of Henry Howard d. 29 Nov 1891
  • • Marriage Date:
  • • Marriage Place:
  • • Date of Death: 30 Aug 1895 age 81y 2m
  • • Place of Death: Martley, England

Notes: DN 2985/1895. Children:

  • • Josias Howard
  • • William Courtice Howard

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  • Howard, Arthur Dick
  • • Last Name: Howard
  • • First Name: Arthur Dick
  • • Date of Birth: 1870
  • • Place of Birth: Ingram, Suffolk, England
  • • Parents – Father: Walter William Howard
  • • Parents – Mother: Georgina Lovat
  • • Name of Spouse: widower of Lily who d. 9 years ago at Klerksdorp
  • • Marriage Date:
  • • Marriage Place:
  • • Date of Death: 3 Aug 1900 age 30
  • • Place of Death: District Caledon

Notes: DN 3499/1900 (informant W. W. Howard, brother of the deceased). Children:

  • • 1 daughter, name unknown, age about 9 years

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  • Howard, Edward Ford
  • • Last Name: Howard
  • • First Name: Edward Ford
  • • Date of Birth: 11 May 1816
  • • Place of Birth: England
  • • Parents – Father: John Hassall Howard (q.v.)
  • • Parents – Mother: Susannah Brant
  • • Name of Spouse: Charlotte Bruton
  • • Marriage Date:
  • • Marriage Place:
  • • Date of Death: 19 Aug 1874 age 58y 3m
  • • Place of Death: Cape

Notes: DN 843/1874. Children:

  • • Eliza Howard
  • • Edwad Ford
  • • Thomas
  • • Frances Catherine
  • • Margaret Alice m. to Devenish
  • • William
  • • Alfred Charles
  • • John George, all majors
  • • Arthur Ernest, minor
  • • Robert Wellesley, minor

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  • Howard, Henry
  • • Last Name: Howard
  • • First Name: Henry
  • • Date of Birth: 1813
  • • Place of Birth: Plymouth, Devon, England
  • • Parents – Father: Henry Howard
  • • Parents – Mother: Elizabeth
  • • Name of Spouse: Susanna Pound
  • • Marriage Date:
  • • Marriage Place:
  • • Date of Death: 29 Nov 1891 age 78
  • • Place of Death: Plymouth, Devon, England

Notes: DN 1164/1892 (dated 1892). Children, majors:

  • • Josias
  • • William Courtice Howard

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  • Howard, John
  • • Last Name: Howard
  • • First Name: John
  • • Date of Birth: 1783
  • • Place of Birth: Hartley, England
  • • Parents – Father:
  • • Parents – Mother: Ann
  • • Spouse: Ann
  • • Marriage Date:
  • • Marriage Place:
  • • Date of Death: 31 Jul 1833 age 50
  • • Place of Death: Cape

Notes: DN 1114/1835. John Howard was a farmer. Children:

  • • John, under 20.
  • • James, under 20.

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  • Howard, John Hassall
  • • Last Name: Howard
  • • First Name: John Hassall
  • • Date of Birth: b. 7 Aug 1792
  • • Place of Birth: of Prestbury, Cheshire, England
  • • Parents – Father: Joseph Howard
  • • Parents – Mother: Margaret Hassall
  • • Name of Spouse: Susannah Brant b. 8 Jun 1796 Bracknell, Berks. to John Brandt and Mary Jane Hibbert, d. 7 Oct 1865 age Somerset East, Cape.
  • • Marriage Date: abt 1815
  • • Marriage Place:
  • • Date of Death: 28 Aug 1864
  • • Place of Death: Pietermaritzburg, Natal

Notes: Thornhill’s party of 1820 settlers. DN 2214/1865, 843/1874. Children:

  • • Edward Ford Howard b. 11 May 1816 m. Charlotte Bruton, d. 19 Aug 1874 age 58y 3m (q.v.)
  • • William b. 7 Aug 1818 d. 1865/6; Susannah b. 21 May 1820 d. 20 Feb 1835
  • • Mary Jane b. 16 Jan 1822 d. 1822
  • • John Hassall b. 19 Jan 1824, d. 1861
  • • Eliza b. 16 Feb 1826 m. James Leonard, d. Dec 1903
  • • James Hibbert b. 25 Dec 1828 m. Annie Maria Magdalena
  • • Charles b. 16 Mar 1832 d. 1898
  • • Margaret Alice b. 29 Aug 1834 m. William C. Bland
  • • Charlotte Elizabeth b. 21 Jul 1838 m. James S. Humphries, d. 1916.

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  • Howard, John Hefsel
  • • Last Name: Howard
  • • First Name: John Hefsel
  • • Date of Birth: 1855
  • • Place of Birth: Burghersdorp, Cape
  • • Parents – Father: William Howard
  • • Parents – Mother: Dorothea Elizabeth
  • • Name of Spouse: Anna Catharina Howard b. Fouche
  • • Marriage Date:
  • • Marriage Place:
  • • Date of Death: 8 Sep 1899 age 43 years 11 months 28 days
  • • Place of Death: Rietbult dist. Heidelberg, Transvaal

Notes: Transvaal DN 16623 F#7805585 image 459. Children:

  • • Anna Catherina Johanna Dorothea b. 12 Sep 1882
  • • Johanna Stivina Wilhelmina
  • • Maria Magdalena Susanna b. 8 March 1889

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  • Howard, John Henry
  • • Last Name: Howard
  • • First Name: John Henry
  • • Date of Birth: 1802
  • • Place of Birth: Buckinghamshire, England
  • • Parents – Father: William Howard (q.v.)
  • • Parents – Mother: Arabella
  • • Spouse: Harriet
  • • Marriage Date:
  • • Marriage Place:
  • • Date of Death: 21 Jun 1850 age 48
  • • Place of Death: Cradock, Cape

Notes: DN 290/1850. Children, all minors:

  • • Henry Howard
  • • Mary Ann Howard
  • • Jemima Howard
  • • Elizabeth Howard

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  • Howard, John Henry
  • • Last Name: Howard
  • • First Name: John Henry
  • • Date of Birth: 1831
  • • Place of Birth: Bathurst, Cape Colony
  • • Parents – Father: John Henry Howard
  • • Parents – Mother: Maria Anna Howard
  • • Name of Spouse: Anna Jacoba Magrieta Howard, b. Odendaal.
  • • Marriage Date:
  • • Marriage Place:
  • • Date of Death: 14 Apr 1892 age 61
  • • Place of Death: Leeuwbank, dist. Middelburg.

Notes: Transvaal DN 8433 F#7805529 image 704. Children:

  • • Jan Hendrik Howard, major
  • • Maria Anna Wildemina, b. 26 Dec 1877
  • • Anna Jacoba Magrieta b. 16 Dec 1881
  • • Jemima Henrietta b. 16 Dec 1881
  • • Willem Thomas b. 16 Aug 1884
  • • Frank Jacobus b. 23 May 1887

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  • Howard, William
  • • Last Name: Howard
  • • First Name: William
  • • Date of Birth:
  • • Place of Birth: Co. Durham, England
  • • Parents – Father: Joseph Howard
  • • Parents – Mother: Mary Elizabeth
  • • Name of Spouse:
  • • Marriage Date:
  • • Marriage Place: Pietermaritzburg
  • • Date of Death: 24 Feb 1889 age 22
  • • Place of Death: Pietermaritzburg

Notes: Natal DN F#4049873 image 704. Children:

  • • Alice Elizabeth Howard b. 29 Apr 1887 Pietermaritzburg
  • • Cordelia Howard (deceased)

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  • Howard or Wright, Julia Martha
  • • Last Name: Howard (nee Wright)
  • • First Name: Julia Martha
  • • Date of Birth: 1841
  • • Place of Birth: Grahamstown, Cape
  • • Parents – Father: Benjamin Wright
  • • Parents – Mother: Eleanor Ann Adkin
  • • Name of Spouse: Josias Howard
  • • Marriage Date:
  • • Marriage Place:
  • • Date of Death: 15 Jan 1899 age 58
  • • Place of Death: Kingwilliamstown

Notes: DN 332/1899. Children, all majors:

  • • Henry Benjamin Marshall Howard
  • • John Edward Percy
  • • Minto
  • • Herbert
  • • Florence m. to W. E. Warner
  • • Willie Marshall Howard
  • Howard, Willie Marshall
  • • Last Name: Howard
  • • First Name: Willie Marshall
  • • Date of Birth: 1874
  • • Place of Birth: King Williams Town, Cape
  • • Parents – Father: Josias Howard
  • • Parents – Mother: Julia Martha Howard, born Palmer, q.v.
  • • Name of Spouse: Ida Frances Howard, born Palmer
  • • Marriage Date:
  • • Marriage Place:
  • • Date of Death: 2 Apr 1902 age 28 years 1 month
  • • Place of Death: Bradville, King Williams Town, Cape

Notes: Cape DN 1380 image 1264. Children:

  • • Vera Constance Howard born 16 Sep 1900
  • • Ida May Howard born 4 Nov 1901
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