Estate Details

Associated People (6)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1823 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Owner
1828 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Manager
1828 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Residuary Devisee
1828 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Residuary Devisee
1828 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Residuary Devisee
1828 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Trustee and Executor


It is not clear, but there is a possibilty, that the enslaved listed by Samuel Laurence were on the Hanley's Estate, which was returned by members of the Hanley family.

Estate Information (2)

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[Number of enslaved people] 24(Tot)  
[Name] Hanley's  

Return of Samuel Laurence, owner - showing that he had acquired the enslaved people listed in March of 1823

T 71/366 119-120
[Number of enslaved people] 23(Tot)  
[Name] Hanley's  

Return of "Samuel Laurence, late of this Island, Esquire, deceased", owner,"but now in the possession of Samuel Laurence Esquire as manager appointed by William Laurence Esquire, the Rev John Hendrickson Laurence, John Woodley and Samuel Laurence Esquires, devisees thereof in trust under the last will and testament of the said Samuel Laurence deceased..."

T 71/367 83-84