Martha Slater / Rawlins / Robertson / Jones

Born: 16 July 1809, Stellenbosch (or Cape Town)
There is a possibility she was baptised in Rondebosch, where there was a Military Camp.
Parents: Lieut. William Slater and Mary Slater (nee Conner)
Siblings: Jane Slater, 28 July 1806, Cape Town
                  Martha Slater, 16 July 1809, Cape Town
                  Mary Ann Slater, 6 March 1811, Cape Town
                  William Simpson Slater, 24 March 1815, Uitenhage
Married 1: Robert Rawlins, 10 August 1826, St George's Cathedral, Grahamstown
Children: Elizabeth Rawlins, 1827
                  Mary Rawlins, ~July 1830, Grahamstown (died February 1831)
                  Joseph William Rawlins, 2 February 1832, Grahamstown
                  Robert Butterworth Rawlins, 1 December 1833, Butterworth
Widowed 1: 18 March 1835
Married 2: William Robinson, ~1837
Children: William Slater Robinson, 2 July 1837, Yellowwood Trees farm, Fort Beaufort District
                  Alfred Dorrell Robinson, 5 July 1840, Klip Hoek farm, Fort Beaufort District
                  Francisca Helen Robinson, 6 May 1842, Klip Hoek farm, Fort Beaufort District
                  Sarah Caroline Cooper Robinson, 12 June 1844, Somerset East
Widowed 2: 14 July 1844
Married 3: Henry James Jones, ~1846 (a school teacher who came to South Africa from England in ~1843)
Henry James Jones, born ~1808; died 27 February 1898 (aged ~90 years) at East Griqualand Usher Memorial Hospital, East Griqualand. Usually resident at Strydfontein farm, Mount Currie; Occupation: Schoolmaster
Children: Daughter 1
                  Daughter 2
Died: 11 November 1871, Adelaide, (South Africa)
Buried: Adelaide Cemetery, Adelaide, (South Africa)

Martha Slater was an ancestor of both Alfred Edmund Robinson and Elizabeth Ann Rawlins (now Robinson).


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