Eagar Family

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Eagar Family

FOREWORD
Author : Raymond Eagar
This Site is dedicated to the Eagar ancestry, since 1820 and contains photos and short stories and a translation of a book written by FJ Eagar at the age of 81.

Three Eagar Brothers came from Ireland to South Africa, Ross Eagar, who settled, the other two went back or to Australia . Ross Eagar and wife (maiden name Ford) came with the 1820 settlers from Ireland and landed at Port Elizabeth. Out of their marriage 5 children were born. The second eldest{Francis John Eagar} married to Sarha Sophia Briel . They had children and one of the youngest, Francis John Eagar was born on the 22 February 1883 , in the district Hoopstad in the Free state, and baptized at Thaba Nchu by Minister W M Cripps on the 11 February 1884.