Caroline Jane Barrable

Femaleabout 1855–10 February 1915

Brief Life History of Caroline Jane

When Caroline Jane Barrable was born about 1855, in Grahamstown, Cape Province, South Africa, her father, William Barrable, was 24 and her mother, Mary Ann Flooks, was 24. She married James Scaife on 15 August 1878, in Cape Province, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 10 February 1915, in Dordrecht, Chris Hani, Eastern Cape, South Africa, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

James Scaife
Caroline Jane Barrable
Marriage: 15 August 1878
Robert William Barrable Scaife
Mary Ellen Whalley Scaife
Caroline Jane Barrable Scaife
James Scaife
George Samuel Scaife

Sources (8)

  • Marriage record: James Scaife & Caroline Jane Barrable
  • Caroline Jane Scaife mentioned in the death notice of her son James Scaife
  • Caroline Jane Scaife Carrable, "South Africa, Cape Province, Civil Records, 1840-1972"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 August 1878Cape Province, South Africa
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Xhosa cattle sacrifices lead to famine.


    Age 12

    Diamonds discovered in Orange Free State and Kimberley.


    Age 17

    Introduction of pass laws to control labor force in Kimberley diamond mines.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Barriball .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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