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Sarah Jane SephtonAge: 69 years18231893

Name
Sarah Jane Sephton
Given names
Sarah Jane
Surname
Sephton
Married name
Sarah Jane Giddy
Birth calculated September 27, 1823

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Citation details: Giddy, p444
Birth of a daughter
#1
Alice Mary Ethel Giddy

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Citation details: Giddy, p445, b16.
Birth of a son
#2
John Frank Lawrence Giddy

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Giddy, p445, b17.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 15 months)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Historical Event 1835 (Age 11 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Town founded 1844 (Age 20 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
MarriageRichard GiddyView this family
May 1, 1845 (Age 21 years)
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Citation details: Giddy, p444
Birth of a daughter
#3
Eleanore Isabella Giddy
July 9, 1846 (Age 22 years)

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Citation details: Giddy, p445, b8.
Death of a daughterEleanore Isabella Giddy
July 9, 1846 (Age 22 years)

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Citation details: Giddy, p445, b8.
Birth of a son
#4
Orlando Sephton Giddy
September 6, 1847 (Age 23 years)

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Citation details: Giddy, p445, b9.
Baptism of a sonOrlando Sephton Giddy
October 4, 1847 (Age 24 years)
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Citation details: Baptism: Orlando GIDDY (1847), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-XCDS-Q2T?cc=1463648&wc=MFVW-4NP%3A1029190301%2C1029191801%2C1029194801%2C1029194802 : 21 May 2014), South Africa > Cape of Good Hope > Platberg > Baptisms 1840-1851 > image 35 of 68; Methodist Church of Southern Africa, Grahamstown : accessed 15 Apr 2020
Birth of a daughter
#5
Fanny Elizabeth Alice Giddy
July 24, 1849 (Age 25 years)

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Citation details: Giddy, p444, b10.
Birth of a son
#6
Henry Richard Giddy
February 15, 1852 (Age 28 years)

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Citation details: Giddy, p444, b11.
Birth of a daughter
#7
Agnes Helen Giddy
March 17, 1854 (Age 30 years)

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Citation details: Giddy, p444, b12.
Birth of a daughter
#8
Gertrud Elizabeth Giddy
October 10, 1856 (Age 33 years)

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Citation details: Giddy, p444, b13.
Birth of a son
#9
Wesley Clement Giddy
February 17, 1859 (Age 35 years)

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Citation details: Giddy, p444, b14.
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 33 years)

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Birth of a son
#10
Edward William Prynn Giddy
July 16, 1862 (Age 38 years)
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Citation details: Giddy, p445
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Citation details: Death notice: Edward William Prynne GIDDY (1929), MOOC 6/9/3626 #24530/1929, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-HSY3-5?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-9BT%3A1598062330 : 28 September 2018), 007735897 > image 1088 of 1527; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 21 Nov 2018
Death of a daughterFanny Elizabeth Alice Giddy
December 8, 1862 (Age 39 years)

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Citation details: Giddy, p444, b10.
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 37 years)

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Note: American Civil War: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War
Death of a husbandRichard Giddy
February 6, 1881 (Age 57 years) Age: 74 years
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Citation details: Giddy, p444
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Citation details: Death notice: Ricard GIDDY (1881), MOOC 6/9/179 #1659/1881, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSS3-B3KD-X?cc=2521616&wc=Q64T-V5W%3A1590123753 : 7 November 2016), 007810150 > image 749 of 2106; National Archives of South Africa, Cape Town Archives Repository, Cape Town : accessed 18 Nov 2018
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 57 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 28 years)

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Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902.
Historical Event from 1854 to 1902 (Age 30 years)

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Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province
Economic Event 1865 (Age 41 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 43 years)
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Note: The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South Africa. It weighed 21.25 carats (4.250 g), and was found by Erasmus Jacobs near Hopetown on the Orange River in 1867. The diamond, cut to a 10.73-carat (2.146 g) cushion-shaped brilliant, is currently on display at the Mine Museum in Kimberley. The discovery of diamonds in South Africa led to the Kimberley Diamond Rush, and marked the beginning of the Mineral Revolution
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 49 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Economic Event 1881 (Age 57 years)
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Note: In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamestown. However due to the location (the hot lowveld region was rife with malaria) no-one wanted to go there until Auguste Roberts (French Bob) discovered gold in Concession Creek in 20 June 1883. This discovery resulted in a gold rush to the area
Economic Event 1886 (Age 62 years)
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Note: Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precursors to the biggest discovery of all, the Main Reef/Main Reef Leader on Gerhardus Oosthuizen's farm Langlaagte, Portion C, in 1886, the Witwatersrand Gold Rush and the subsequent rapid development of the gold field there, the biggest of them all.
Death July 20, 1893 (Age 69 years) Age: 69 years 9 months 23 days
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Citation details: Giddy, p444
  1. Generation 1
    1. Sarah Jane Sephton was born calculated September 27, 1823 and died on July 20, 1893 in East London, Eastern Cape. She married Richard Giddy, son of Richard Giddy and Catherine Eastcott, on May 1, 1845 in Lesotho. He was born on October 10, 1806 in Devonshire, England and died on February 6, 1881 in Bamboeskloof, Dist. Lady Grey, Eastern Cape at the age of 74.

      Children of Sarah Jane Sephton and Richard Giddy:

      1. Eleanore Isabella Giddy (18461846)
      2. Orlando Sephton Giddy (18471893)
      3. Fanny Elizabeth Alice Giddy (18491862)
      4. Henry Richard Giddy (18521931)
      5. Agnes Helen Giddy (1854)
      6. Gertrud Elizabeth Giddy (1856)
      7. Wesley Clement Giddy (1859)
      8. Edward William Prynn Giddy (18621929)
      9. Alice Mary Ethel Giddy
      10. John Frank Lawrence Giddy
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Edward William Prynn Giddy, sheep farmer (before 1929), son of Richard Giddy and Sarah Jane Sephton, was born on July 16, 1862 in Colesberg, Northern Cape and died on October 22, 1929 in Barkly East, Eastern Cape at the age of 67. He married Martha Magdelene Church.

      Children of Edward William Prynn Giddy and Martha Magdelene Church:

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      2. Orlando Richard Church “Lan” Giddy (18931965)
      3. Cecil Charles Giddy (1895)
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  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Orlando Richard Church “Lan” Giddy, son of Edward William Prynn Giddy and Martha Magdelene Church, was born on October 12, 1893 in Eaglescraig, Barkly East, Eastern Cape and died on May 6, 1965 in Kelvin Grove, Barkly East, Eastern Cape at the age of 71. He married Sarah Ann “Violet” Emms.

      Children of Orlando Richard Church “Lan” Giddy and Sarah Ann “Violet” Emms:

      1. Edward Noël “Ted” Giddy (19311998)
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