The Rowe Family

Connie (Rowe) Doherty

Father: John Jones Rowe

Mother: Sarah Natalia (Tyzack) Rowe

Married: Brian Doherty

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Ernest Geoffrey Rowe

Birth: 10 August 1903

Father: John Jones Rowe

Mother: Sarah Natalia (Tyzack) Rowe

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 in 1895/6, in Dargle, Natal. 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 in 1962.

Occupation: Clerk

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Eunice Gertrude (Rowe) Tyzack

Birth: 14 September 1868, in Cape Town, Cape Colony

Father: John Jones Rowe

Mother: Mary Ann (Bowley) Rowe

Education: Convent, Cape Town, Cape Colony

Married: Joseph George 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. Rowe.

Children: 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

Addresses:
1913: 652 Musgrave Road, Durban, Natal   (Women of South Africa p1356)

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John Jones Rowe

Birth: 27 December 1842 in Pembrokeshire, Wales

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. She died on 7 June 1929.

Children: 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.

Death: 30 April 1925 in Durban, Natal, South Africa

Addresses:
1908: Tower House, Innes Road, Durban, Natal   (The Australian official journal of patents 15 September 1908 p601)


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John Jones Rowe

Birth: 15 December 1872

Father: John Jones Rowe

Mother: Mary Ann (Bowley) Rowe

Married: Sarah 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.

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Occupation: Salesman (1893)

Notes: In 1921 John was awarded a patent for a flanged wheel for railways. He is listed as being of Durban, Natal, South Africa.

Headstone of John Jones Rowe and Sarah Natalie (Tyzack) Rowe
Headstone of John Jones Rowe and Sarah Natalie (Tyzack) Rowe in West Street cemetery, Durban, Natal, South Africa
photo by Jaq Benadie at eGGSA
Death: August 1943

Buried: West Street cemetery, Durban, Natal, South Africa

Addresses:
1920: 39 South Ridge Road, Durban, Natal   (United States Patent Office 1 March 1921)

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John Lofflin Rowe

Birth: 1892/3

Father: John Jones Rowe

Mother: Sarah Natalia (Tyzack) Rowe

Married: ZoŽ Alys Maunsell in 1917

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, South Africa.
Addresses:
1941: Brakpan, Transvaal, South Africa   (Commonwealth War Graves Commission)
1942: Brakpan, Transvaal, South Africa   (Commonwealth War Graves Commission)

Occupation: Geologist

Notes: John served in the Royal Flying Corps in World War I. He was commissioned a temporary second lieutenant on 13 August 1917 (London Gazette 11 September 1917 p9425).

John's name was sometimes spelled "John Lofflyn Rowe".

Headstone of John Lofflin Rowe and Zoe Alys (Maunsell) 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.
ZoŽ Alys
20. 7. 1893 - 21. 10. 1973
Loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother
Rest in Peace.

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Kathleen Rene (Rowe) Craven

Father: John Jones Rowe

Mother: Sarah Natalia (Tyzack) Rowe

Married: John Howgate Craven

John died in 1959.

Headstone of John Jones Rowe and Sarah Natalie (Tyzack) Rowe
Headstone of Kathleen Rene Craven in West Street cemetery, Durban, Natal, South Africa
photo by Jaq Benadie at eGGSA
Death: 25 June 1974

Buried: West Street cemetery, Durban, Natal, South Africa

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Phyllis Ethel (Rowe) Smeaton

Birth: 12 December 1910

Father: John Jones Rowe

Mother: Sarah Natalia (Tyzack) Rowe

Married: John Richard Smeaton

Known as "Jack". John married, secondly, Rene (Wallace, Scott) Campbell. He died in 1960.

Death: 1956

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