The Family of a South African Mercer

 

The Ancestry of Eloise Grove O'Connor


1. Eloise Grove O'CONNOR b. 1 Oct 1827, St Helena Island, m. 30 Nov 1850, in Jamestown, St Helena Island, John Henry HARRIS b. 10 May 1826, St Helena Island, d. 14 May 1914, Lady Grey, Cape, RSA. Eloise died 25 Jul 1900, Lady Grey, Cape, RSA, buried: Lady Grey, Cape, RSA.

Parents

2. Mathew O'CONNOR b. c10 Oct 1799, and Ann GROVE. Mathew died 10 Jul 1847, St Helena Island.
 
Mathew enlisted in the St Helena Regiment. Rose to the rank of lieutenant. He was invalided out of the St Helena Regiment of Infantry in July of 1832 on full pension and allowances due to poor health and being subject to fits of epilepsy. In his resignation letter he asked to be stationed at Lemon Valley as Postmaster .. and he mentioned that he had a wife and seven (7) young children.

Matthew O'Connor, departed this life at 12.00 on Sunday night of the 10th of July 1847, aged 47 years, 7 months and 30 days. Leaving a widow and 7 children.

3. Ann GROVE.

Grand Parents

4. Thomas O'CONNOR b. c1763, County Kerry, Ireland, occupation Merchant/Brewer, m. 1 Jan 1800, Sarah PLEDGER, b. c1764, d. 8 Oct 1835, St Helena Island. Thomas buried: 8 Jun 1824, St Helena Island.

5. Sarah PLEDGER b. c1764, m. (1) 14 Jan 1781, George CASH, m. (2) 1 Jan 1800, Thomas O'CONNOR, b. c1763, County Kerry, Ireland, occupation Merchant/Brewer, buried: 8 Jun 1824, St Helena Island. Sarah died 8 Oct 1835, St Helena Island.

 

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