Ancestors of Edward Thomas


picture Edward Thomas

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: Cir 1770
          Death: 24 Sep 1833 - 14 Barrack Street, Cape Town.
 Cause of Death: 
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Spouses and Children
1. *Ann Philips
                1. John Thomas
                2. William Thomas
                3. Robert Thomas
                4. Joseph Thomas
                5. Ellen Thomas

Fought in the Battle of Blaauberg on 1 Jan 1806 as a 26 year old officer(Colonel?) in the British forces.
He decided to return one day and settle in Cape Town.
On 15 Oct 1817,Edward ,his wife,Ann,and their 4 sons as well as Edward's brother,Robert, boarded a ship,the Queen Elizabeth, in Gravesend and set sail for the Cape.
They arrived 4 months later on 10 Feb 1818.
Edward carried on a business as Farrier and Blacksmith at 2 Roeland Street.The family lived 14 Barrack Street.

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