James K. Binns

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Resident slaveowner in Jamaica. James K. Binns was Overseer at Beans Estate between 1798 and 1810, and was later the owner of Ware Park. His relationship to Edward Binns, the owner of Beans, is not yet clear. He married Sarah Haughton Leigh (q.v.) on 01/09/1801 at Hanover. The couple had three sons, James Kitelee, Edward, and Samuel Leigh Heatley between 1802 and 1809. James K. Binns died between 1809 and 1811.

We are grateful to David Barker for his assistance with compiling this entry.


Caribbean, Select Marriages, 1591-1905; Jamaica, Select Births and Baptisms, 1752-1902.

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
1798 [EA] - 1806 [LA] → Overseer
1809 [EA] - → Owner
1811 [EA] - → Previous owner

Relationships (5)

Husband → Wife
Notes →
Sarah Haughton Binns (née Leigh) succeed to the ownership of enslaved people previously registered to James K. Binns, and was his widow. The pair had married in Hanover in...
Father → Son
Father → Son
Father → Son
Father → Son