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Family: Gowans James / Wheelwright Erin Laura Muriel (F1926)

m. 24 Jul 1902


Family Information

  • Father | Male
    Gowans James

    Born  23 Apr 1872  ,Westoe, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Mar 1936  5 Married Quarters,Rosherville, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  24 Jul 1902  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]  St Augustine's,Durban,,South Africa  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Gowans William | F1777 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Nelson Mary F | F1777 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Wheelwright Erin Laura Muriel

    Born  1882   
    Died  1933   
    Buried     
    Father   
    Mother   

    Child 1 | Female
    + Gowans Lilian Catherine Mary

    Born  1903  ,,,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1972   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Wood Rowland David | F1959 
    Married  30 Apr 1937  Germiston,Germiston,Transvaal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Gowans Dorothy Clare

    Born  1 Aug 1904  Kirkton House,Kirkton,Roxburghshire,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Feb 1996  ,Margate,Natal,South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Brown James Scott | F1960 
    Married  1951  ,,,South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    + Gowans William Douglas James

    Born  31 Jan 1906  Kirkton House,Kirkton,Roxburghshire,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1970   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Beggs Doreen | F1952 
    Married  Yes, date unknown   
    Spouse  Living | F3116 
    Married     

    Child 4 | Female
    + Gowans Jean Lawrie

    Born  26 Mar 1907  Kirkton House,Kirkton,Roxburghshire,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1988   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Gornitzer Erling | F1951 
    Married  1937   

    Child 5 | Male
    Gowans Graham Elliott

    Born  1908  ,,Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Living | F1962 
    Married     

    Child 6 | Female
    Gowans Kathleen Margaret Dorothea

    Born  1911  ,Johannesburg,, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1991  ,,,South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Wahl Frederick | F1963 
    Married  Yes, date unknown   

    Child 7 | Male
    + Gowans James

    Born  7 Jul 1918  ,,,South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2000  ,,,South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Living | F1966 
    Married     
    Spouse  Living | F1965 
    Married     
    Spouse  Living | F1964 
    Married     

  • Sources 
    1. [S141] Gerard Peter Brierley.

    2. [S19] Marriage Certificate.

    3. [S11] Familysearch, "South Africa, Natal Province, Civil Marriages, 1845-1955," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KDCL-Y6L : accessed 24 August 2015), James Gowans and Erin Laura Muriel Wheelwright, 24 Jul 1902; citing Durban, Natal, South Africa; 02966; National Archives and Records Service of South Africa, Pretoria; 1,795,036.

      Name James Gowans
      Event Type Marriage
      Event Date 24 Jul 1902
      Event Place Durban, Natal, South Africa
      Gender Male
      Spouse's Name Erin Laura Muriel Wheelwright
      Spouse's Gender Female
      Spouse's Age 20
      Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1882

    4. [S2895] Scotlands People, 1907,Gowans,Jean Lawrie Births 785/2 2 Page 1 of 6.

    5. [S2895] Scotlands People, 1904 Gowans, Dorothy Clare Births 7852 14 Page 5 of 8.