Catherine Cole Johnston (née Taylor)

???? - 1875

Claimant or beneficiary


The trustees of Catherine Cole Johnston and her husband Robert Johnston (q.v.) were awarded the compensation for the enslaved people on Harmony Hill in St Ann Jamaica. The couple were living in Rhode Island at the time of Emancipation.

  1. At St George's Hanover Square, Robert Johnston Esq. of Murphy-hill St Anne's Jamaica to Catherine Cole Taylor, daughter and heiress of the late John Taylor of Harmony-hill St Ann's Jamaica.


T71/857 St Ann no. 118. There are substantial papers related to Catherine Cole Taylor and John Taylor within the Powel papers held by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, [accessed 26/04/2018].

  1. Times 28/01/1818 p. 4.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Robert Johnston

Associated Claims (1)

£2,184 18s 9d

Associated Estates (1)

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
1820 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Trust beneficiary

Relationships (2)

Wife → Husband
Daughter → Father

Addresses (1)

Newport, Rhode Island, USA - United States of America