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From: sybil banisterjones <>
Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] BAPTIST CHURCH
Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2010 13:17:59 +0200
Mnay thanks for this info. It is all very confusing. It seems there
was and Isaac James and also a James Isaac Hubbard. Both seem to have
been married to Butlers, but one was AG Butler and one was J W Butler.
But nowhere is there any data on John Louis or Violdt Sylvia Hubbard.
On 6/7/10, Lynn MacLeod <> wrote:
> Hi Sybil
> There is this entry transcribed by Ellen
> His_Surname HUBBARD
> Her_Surname BUTLER
> Marriage_date 1875/11/23
> Husband James Isaac
> His_info "Bachelor, Wagon Maker, of Somerset, "
> His_Age Full
> Wife A. G.
> Her_info "Spinster, of Somerset, "
> Her_Age Full
> Witnesses "T. H? HUBBARD, R? BUTLER"
> Entry 17
> No 2
> Film 1560913
> Church Somerset East Presby. Marriages 1870-1923
> Minister William LEITH
> Transcribed_By Ellen Stanton
> With this child...
> Surname HUBBARD
> First_Names Charles Dale
> Parents James Isaac and A. G.
> Birth_Date 1876/8/13
> Baptised_Date 1876/9/17
> Place_Baptised Somerset East 1870-1982
> Entry 60
> Item_No 1
> Film 1560913
> Church Presbyterian Parish Records
> Remarks_Transcriber Ellen Stanton
> Take care
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "sybil banisterjones" <
>> I forgot to say that the copy of the will I mentioned I managed to get
>> from Violet Sylvia's granddaughter. Violet's brother was my
>> grandfather. So I think Violet must have been a daughter if she had
>> a copy of their will even though she and John wern't mentioned by
>> Kind regards
>> On 6/4/10, sybil banisterjones <> wrote:
>>> Hi Tessa
>>> Many thanks for your kindness. I think that the Isaac James (5th
>>> child of Isaac Hubbard and Hannah Dale) was my grandfathers father.
>>> The fact that this family were Baptist, really fits into my info. I
>>> have thought for some time that Isaac James Hubbard and his wife
>>> Johanna Wilhelmina Butler were the parents of my grandfather and his
>>> sister Violet, but I can find no proof of this. I have a copy of their
>>> will (signed in Jansenville) but they mention the names of their major
>>> children, but not minors. I am getting to the stage, after many
>>> years, of just accepting this fact and not trying to find records any
>>> more. But this info you have sent about Baptist members reaffirms my
>>> He also apparently went to Gill College in Somerset East so I am also
>>> trying to find it there are perhaps archives of "really old"
>>> ex-pupils. So far I have had no response to my enquiries to the "Old
>>> On 6/4/10, Tessa King <> wrote:
>>>> Hi Sybil
>>>> I have quite a few Hubbard folk who were members of the Baptist church
>>>> Grahamstown but not for the names you have mentioned. There is an Isaac
>>>> will list this info for you just in case it fits.
>>>> Isaac HUBBARD and Hannah DALE had the following children:
>>>> 1. Elizabeth b. 20 Sept 1842 in Leicester, England.
>>>> 2. Selina b. 14 June 1844 in Leicester, England.
>>>> 3. Emelia b. 1 May 1846 in Leicester, England.
>>>> 4. Thomas Reuben b. 28 Sept 1848 in Port Elizabeth.
>>>> 5. Isaac James b. 10 Aug 1853 in Grahamstown.
>>>> 6. Fanny b. 31 July 1855 in Grahamstown.
>>>> 7. Arthur Leicester b. 20 June 1857 at Wellfound, Distr Uitenhage.
>>>> I do have the following records for some of the above children if they
>>>> of interest to you:
>>>> a. Emelia's marriage to Charles Jesse HOBSON with their children.
>>>> b. Elizabeth Hind HUBBARD who married Thomas Edward BUTLER.
>>>> c. Arthur Ebenezer Leicester HUBBARD and his wife Ada Selina PEARSTON.
>>>> d. Thomas Reuben HUBBARD and his wife Fanny Lydia HOCKEY.
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "sybil banisterjones" <>
>>>> To: <>
>>>> Sent: Thursday, June 03, 2010 12:12 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] BAPTIST CHURCH
>>>>> My grandfather's name was John Louis Hubbard. As far as I can
>>>>> ascertain, his father was Isaac James Hubbard and his mother was
>>>>> Johanna Wilhelmina Hubbard (born Butler). On their will it states
>>>>> that they lived in Jansenville.
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