Married: Irene May (Mackay) Ford on 15
August 1942 in St Paul's Church, Durban, Natal, South Africa
Ernest Geoffrey Rowe is recorded as a bachelor, aged 39, born in Natal. He
is a clerk, resident at 49 Beusey Grove, Durban. Irene Mar Ford (born
Mackay) is recorded as a widow, aged 46, born in Natal. She is independent
and resident at 49 Beusey Grove, Durban. The marriage was performed by
Vernon Inman and witnessed by E. F. Ford and F. Gooderham.
Irene was born on 17 March 1896, in Dargle, Natal, the daughter of William
Mackay and Helen Eliza (Knapp) Lantman. She married, firstly, Albert
Alexander Ford on 31 March 1917 in Pietermaritzburg, Natal, at which time
she is listed as resident in Burger Street. Albert died in 1941. Irene died
Tyzack on 5 November 1890 in St Paul's Church, Durban, Natal
Joseph George Tyzack is recorded as a bachelor, of full age. He is a
book-keeper, resident in Durban. Eunice Gertrude Rowe is recorded as a
spinster, of full age, resident in Durban. The marriage was performed by T.
A. Lindon, M.A., Incumbent, Oxon, and witnessed by Theo. ??, and Anna M.
Notes: Women of South Africa p1356 (1913) Tyzack, (Mrs.) Eunice Gertrude. Wife of J.G.
Tyzack, Esquire, Fellow of the Institute of Accountants, Natal; Head of
Counting House, Messrs. Harvey Greenacre & Co. Born at Cape Town, Cape
Province. Daughter of John Jones Rowe, Esquire, a descendant of an old
Pembrokeshire family. Educated Convent, Cape Town. Favourite Hobby,
Gardening. Vice-Pres. Ladies’ Cygnus Swimming Club. Member Women’s Union.
7 Children – Dorothy Gertrude; Perla Rowe; Phyllis Baden; Halton Webber;
Joyce Beryl; Desmond Rowe; Eunice Josephine. Residence, 652, Musgrave
Road, Durban, Natal.
Death: 9 November 1953
Cremation: 10 November 1953, at Stellawood
cemetery, Durban, Natal, South Africa, aged 85.
Married: Mary Ann Bowley on 18 February
1866, in Cape Town, Cape Colony
Mary was born on 20 November 1843 in Kings
Norton district, Staffordshire, England, and baptised on 21 January
1844 in North Harborne, Staffordshire, the daughter of Benjamin Bowley and
Mary Ann Blewitt. Mary Ann was a bookkeeper. She died on 7 June 1929, st 26
Mitchell Road, Durban, aged 86. The cause of death is listed as arterio
sclerosis, valvular incompetence of heart and rheumatism. She was buried in
the West Street cemetery, Durban. Mary Ann's will can be found at Pietermaritzburg
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Occupation: Ironmonger. In 1908 John applied
for a patent for an "Improved dry pulverizing ore mill for gold quartz and
other ores", although this application was withdrawn. On his death
certificate in 1925, John's occupation is listed as "Clerk Retired" in the
Death: 30 April 1925 at 26 Mitchell Road,
Durban, Natal, South Africa, aged 80.
The cause of death is listed as cancer of stomach, secondary in liver &
Natalia Tyzack on 17 February 1893, privately, in Durban, Natal
John Jones Rowe is recorded as a bachelor, of full age. He is a salesman,
resident in Durban. Sarah Natalia Tyzack is recorded as a spinster, aged 18,
resident in Greyville. She was married with the consent of her parents. The
marriage was performed by M. H. Mann, minister, and witnessed by C. T.
Tyzack and M. Mann.
ZoŽ was born on 20 July 1893, in Mount Frere, Griqualand East, Cape Colony,
the daughter of Harry Butson Maunsell, of Nigel, Transvaal, and Miriam James
Gilson. She was a nurse. ZoŽ died on 21 October 1973, in Durban, Natal,
South Africa, and was buried in Brenthurst cemetery, Brakpan, Transvaal,
1941: Brakpan, Transvaal, South Africa (Commonwealth
War Graves Commission)
1942: Brakpan, Transvaal, South Africa (Commonwealth
War Graves Commission)
John's name was sometimes spelled "John Lofflyn Rowe".
Headstone of John Lofflin Rowe and ZoŽ
Alys (Maunsell) Rowe in Brenthurst cemetery, Brakpan
photo by South East Witwatersrand
Family History Society at eGGSA
Death: 4 October 1939, aged 46, in Brakpan, Transvaal, South Africa
Buried: Brenthurst cemetery, Brakpan,
Transvaal, South Africa, with his wife
Their headstone reads: In Loving Memory of
My Dear Husband and our Father
John Lofflin Rowe
Died 4th October 1939
Aged 46 Years.
20. 7. 1893 - 21. 10. 1973
Loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother
Rest in Peace.