Alexander Edie

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Alexander Edie, son of Eizabeth Freeman Ripley, "a [free] mulatto woman", by Ebenezer Edie, baptised in Kingston with three of his five siblings in 1802. Bequeathed a quarter share in Hermitage estate in St Andrew, Jamaica, by his mother who died between 1826 and 1829. Hermitage was sold within a few years of Elizabeth's death.

Possible children baptised in Jamaica: Susanna, daughter of Alexander Edie and Elizabeth his wife, born 1817 and baptised 1818 in Kingston; Charles, son of Alexander Edie and Elizabeth his wife, late Aird spinster, born and baptised in Kingston 1820; Edmond, same parents, born and baptised in Kingston 1824; Arthur, same, 1826; Edgar, same, 1829; Theodore, same, 1830.

Alexander Edie registered 11 enslaved people in Kingston in 1832, 8 of whom were acquired "by will of E. F. Ripley", three purchased.

Sources, Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online]; PROB 11/1790/375; T71/114 p. 2.

Associated Claims (2)

£173 12s 4d
£111 4s 4d

Associated Estates (3)

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
1829 [EA] - → Executor
1832 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Tranferred from Alexander Edie to his wife and children in a trust deed.

Relationships (8)

Natural Son → Father
Brother → Sister
Brother → Sister
Uncle → Nephew
Uncle → Niece
Uncle → Nephew
Natural Son → Mother