William Powell Bennett

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  1. Resident slave-owner in Jamaica. Identified in the will [made in 1765 and proved in 1766] of William Powell (q.v.) as the son of Richard Bennett, planter.

  2. William Powell Bennett, son of Richard and Mary Bennett, baptised 03/03/1750 in St Catherine, Jamaica. Richard Feado, son of William Powell Bennett and Mary his wife, born 01/08/1779 and baptised in Kingston 07/11/1779.


  1. PROB 11/924/107.

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

We are grateful to Anthea Eccles for her assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Richard Feado (1779-)

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
1799 [EA] - → Owner
1799 [EA] - → Owner

Relationships (2)

Son → Father
Notes →
Inferred relationship. William Powell Bennett's father is known to have been...
Great-nephew → Great-uncle
Notes →
In his will William Powell identified his niece Mary Bennett as the wife of Richard Bennett planter and left their son William Powell Bennett...