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George SMITH was born c. 1792 in Liverpool, England. He died on 21 Aug 1826 at the age of 34yrs.
Married Eleanor MOORE daughter of William MOORE and Anne DUFF on 01 Sep 1821 in Uitenhage. Eleanor was born in 1801, Portsmouth, England. She died after 1843 at the age of 42yrs. She was also known as Eleanor Jefferson. Eleanor (the 19 yrs) and her brother, William (25yrs) left England with their parents, William and Anne, as 1820 Settlers on the "Zoroaster" in the Wait-Barker party on 12 Feb 1820. William (Snr) was 44yrs old and Anne 48yrs. They reached Simon's Bay on 30 Apr 1820. Here the settlers were trans-shipped to the Albany for the voyage to Algoa Bay, where they arrived on 15 May 1820. William and his son, William, were both shoemakers. They initially went to Clanwilliam.

b1.William SMITH, born c. 1822 in Uitenhage. He died on 29 Jul 1914 at the age of 92yrs in Klipfontein Baviaanskloof Willowmore. He was buried in Klipfontein Baviaanskloof Willowmore. (KAB MOOC 6/9/758 ref 1900)
Married Johanna Elizabeth VAN ROOYEN on 26 Nov 1849 in Klipfontein Willowmore. Johanna daughter of Ignatius Michiel VAN ROOYEN and Martha Elizabeth FERREIRA was born in Apr 1831. She died on 21 Sep 1915 at the age of 84yrs in Klipfontein Baviaanskloof Willowmore. She was buried in Klipfontein Baviaanskloof Willowmore. (KAB MOOC 6/9/798 ref 2492) ( known children 7 boys & 2 girls)

b2. Helena Maria, born 9 May 1825. She was baptised on 2 Oct 1825 in Port Elizabeth.

b3. Anna Elizabeth Jefferson, born on 19 Sep 1826 in Port Elizabeth. She was baptised on 7 Oct 1826 in Cape Town. She died on 13 May 1912 in Hoekplaas Uniondale.
Married John CAMPBELL . (known children 4 boys & 1 girl)


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South African Commercial Advertiser transcribed from CO53/1 at the National Archives, Kew, London.

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Natie (Ignatius) Smith.

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