Mrs Elizabeth Rutherford

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Biography

Listed in the Crop Accounts 1762-63 as owner of Spring Garden estate (Westmoreland, Jamaica). From 1765 to 1772 she is listed as deceased owner, with the estate under the care and direction of her executors John Kinlock, Robert Douglas and John Macourtie (all q.v.).

Elizabeth Rutherford of Westmoreland, widow. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1762. Slave-ownership at probate: 199 of whom 94 were listed as male and 105 as female. 0 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £11865.75 Jamaican currency of which £8990 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £0 currency debts and £53.75 currency plate.

Sources

1B/11/4/4 Crop Account 1763-1766 Jamaica Archive p. 39, 91, 127, 163; IB/11/4/6 Crop Account 1772-81 Jamaica Archive p.140, 137, 200; IB/11/4/6 Crop Account 1772-81 Jamaica Archive p.36, 160, 219.

Trevor Burnard, Database of Jamaican inventories, 1674-1784.


Associated Estates (1)

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
1762 [EA] - 1765 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (3)

Testator → Executor
Testator → Executor
Testator → Executor