William Dunn

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Claimant or beneficiary


William Dunn, carpenter, and Elfrida Cunningham, spinster, both of St Ann and "free people of colour", married in St Ann, Jamaica, 05/11/1815. Between 1820 and 1823, William Dunn and his wife inherited enslaved people from Janett Cunningham, Joseph M. Dunn and Robert Cunningham. Between 1826 and 1829, they inherited enslaved people from Charlotte M Cunningham, Milborough Davidson and John R Williams.

Charlotte M. Cunningham may be Charlotte Margaret Cunningham, daughter of Robert Cunningham and his wife Jeannet ("a mulatto"), born 24/07/1791 and baptised 16/01/1794 in St Anne, Jamaica. No baptisms for Elfrida or Janett/Jeanett Cunningham have been found.


Familysearch.org, Jamaica, Church of England Parish Register Transcripts [online database with images].

We are grateful to Michael Wallace for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information


Associated Claims (2)

£110 17s 3d
£945 7s 6d

Associated Estates (2)

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
1839 [EA] - → Not known
1823 [EA] - 1839 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (1)

Husband → Wife