John Williams senior

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Tentatively identified at John Williams, "free person", who owned 51 enslaved people and 150 stock in St Ann in 1792. John Williams appears as one of the eleven natural children, "free quadroons", of John Williams of St Ann in an Act of the Jamaican House of Assembly 27/11/1777 giving the children some of the rights of white people.


CO 139/34 (372).

'A List of slaves and stock in the parish of St Ann taken the 28th March 1792 pursuant to order of the Honourable House of Assembly... transcribed from papers presented to the British Museum by Charles E. Long ref. Add. 12435' transcribed at

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
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Owner
1809 [EA] - 1825 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (3)

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Natural Son → Father
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Brother → Sister
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tentative inferred...