NILAND, John - Extra Data
(member of HOWARD's Party)
Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in County Mayo, Ireland ca 1780
South African Commercial Advertiser for 14 December 1839 shows that his wife was Catherine COLLINS.
Master’s Office, Cape Town, 10th December 1839
The Next of Kin and Creditors of Catharine COLLINS, deceased wife of John NILAND, of the Albany District, are required to take Notice that the said deceased died intestate, and that a Meeting of the Next of Kin and Creditors of the deceased, and surviving husband, and all others whom these Presents may concern, will be held before the Resident Magistrate, at his Office, Graham’s Town, on Saturday the 25th January next, at 10 o’clock in the forenoon precisely.....
Death Notice (Cape Archives) for Catherine COLLINS states she was born in County Mayo, Ireland, the daughter of Nathaniel and Mary COLLINS
Grahamstown Journal Tuesday 8 November 1859
We have this week to record the death of Mr. John NILAND, one of the oldest and most respected inhabitants of this district, who after a brief illness expired on Monday morning last at the ripe old age of 79. Deceased was one of the British Settlers of 1820, and possessed in an eminent degree the indomitable energy and perseverance which characterised that gallant band. .....
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