Mary Ann Austin

11th Dec 1801 - ????

Claimant or beneficiary


  1. Mary Ann and Charlotte Austin jointly registered the ownership of one enslaved person in Kingston in 1829.

  2. Tentatively identified as the daughters of Charles Austin (1780-1826) and his "free quadroon" housekeeper Mary Austin. Mary Ann was born 11/12/1801 and baptised in Kingston 07/02/1802. Charlotte and another daughter, Jane, were baptised in Port Royal 11/07/1809.

  3. Charles Austin was described by Benjamin McMahon in Jamaica Plantership as "a monster in human shape", one of whose daughters "formed a connection... in the island fashion" with Thomas Penny Kellerman. Mary Ann Kellerman, age 98, died of old age in St Andrew, Jamaica, in 1897.


  1. T71/110 86.

  2., Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online].

  3. Benjamin McMahon, Jamaica Plantership: Eighteen Years Employed in the Planting Line in that Island (1839) p. 21.

Associated Claims (1)

£30 19s 2d

Relationships (3)

Natural Daughter → Father
Wife → Husband
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