John Mayer senior
Profile & Legacies Summary
Owen Pell, 'of Antigua and of 26 Fitzroy Square London' counterclaimed against his own claim for compensation for Mayer's estate in Antigua, 'as an execution creditor and as a legatee of the estate of John Mayer senior as owner-in-fee £5717 10s. NB this counter claim is only precautionary'.
- Likely to be John Mayer, 1st son and heir of Samuel Mayer of Antigua and his wife Elizabeth. Married Esther Wickham in Antigua, 19/12/1759. His son John Wickham Mayer mentions in his will a debt from Walter Colquhoun (father of Robert Colquhoun whose widow Harriet also lodged a counterclaim for Mayer's) of £500 for the sale of a plantation.
T71/877 Antigua claim no. 59 (Mayer's).
- Vere Langford Oliver, History of the Island of Antigua (London, Mitchell and Hughes, 1894) Vol. 2 pp. 262-263.
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