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TROLLIP Joseph

Joseph TROLLIP was born in Somerset, England, United Kingdom on 4 Mar 1775. He was the son of Benjamin TROLLIP and Mary GERIT.
He got married on 25 Sep 1794 to Susannah CROUCH, * 1773, =18 Apr 1773, +Aug 1824 (Daughter of William CROUCH and Elizabeth PINNOCK). They came with all their children as part of the 1820 settlers to South Africa. They sailed on a ship called “Weymouth”, captained by Charles HYMAN. The ship departed Portsmouth on 7 Jan 1820 and arrived in Cape Town on 26 Apt 1820. It sailed further to Port Elizabeth and docked there on 15 May 1820. Joseph was a farmer and settled in Port Alfred. He died on 22 Jul 1862. Variances of the surname are Trowlope, Trolope or Trollop. The surname means: “from the place where the supernatural “troll” stay”

They had the following children: (9)

b1 William * 11 Apr 1796, + 18 Aug 1875, X Patience EVERLY * 4 Mar 1798 (Daughter of James EVERLY and Dinah PAYNE). William worked at the abattoir.

b2 John Joseph * 1798, =3 Mar 1798, X 26 Jan 1825 Anna Elizabeth du PLESSIS *15 Oct 1806 (Daughter of Willem Jacobus du PLESSIS and Elisabeth Helena APPEL)
XX 4 Feb 1827 Martha van ZYL * 1807 (Daughter of Willem Abraham van ZYL and Margaretha Johanna de KLERK)

b3 Ester *6 Jan 1800, +27 Sep 1886, X 5 Feb 1820 on the “WeymouthSamuel Taylor JAMES * 3 Jan 1790 (Son of James JAMES and Mary JAMES( Her maiden name unknown))

b4 Stephen *Feb 1802, +28 May 1868, X 1820 after ship's arrival Mary Ann WELLER *16 Feb 1799 (Daughter of Robert WELLER and Mary PIERCE)
XX Jane MORRIS *1814 (Daughter of John MORRIS and Ester EDKINS)
XXX Mary Jane Toye WARNER * 2 Sep 1805 (Daughter of Henry WARNER and Elizabeth Caroline BLACKER). He was a farm worker.

b5 Benjamin *Jan 1804, +19 Apr 1867, X 4 Dec 1825 Mary Ann HOLMES * 1806. (Daughter of Thomas HOLMES and Mary WATTS) Benjamin got off the “Weymouth” when it docked in Cape Town and stayed there and started to work. He was a purveyor of goods.

b6 Rhoda Ann *21 Dec 1805, +Nov 1895, X 6 Feb 1824 James Lydford COLLET * 14 Feb 1800 (Son of William COLLET and Martha COLLET (Her maiden name unknown))

b7 Jacob *1808, =7 May 1808, +21 Feb 1859, X 14 Jan 1833 Rebecca ROGERS *1816 (Daughter of Robert ROGERS and Sarah NEWMAN)

b8 Joseph Anthony * 12 Mar 1810, + 24 Jun 1885, X 24 Nov 1834 Phoebe WHITEHEAD * 8 Nov 1815 (Daughter of John WHITEHEAD and Sarah OVERTON)

b9 Mary Ann * 1812, = 17 Jan 1813, +1862, X 28 Jul 1828 John HAYTER *1803 (Son of John HAYTER and Elizabeth COOMBE)

Sources:
1. Familysearch.org
2. National Archives
3. British Settlers records

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