Martha Williams Hamilton

???? - 12th Aug 1819


Biography

  1. Martha Williams Hamilton was the daughter and heiress of the Hon. John Richardson Herbert (q.v.). President of the Council of Nevis for 25 years, he died on 18 January 1793. Martha married Andrew Hamilton on 18 May 1787. Andrew Hamilton was a subscriber to Peterkin's Book of Planting which was published in 1790. He was also the President of the Leeward Island's General Council in 1798. He resigned his seat on the Council of Nevis on 1 May 1799. He died on 3 April 1808.

  2. Martha Williams Hamilton died in August 1819 without issue. The estates passed under her father's will to her cousin Magnus Morton, later Magnus Morton Herbert (q.v.).


Sources

  1. Lena Boyd Brown and Vere Langford Oliver (1993) Monumental Inscriptions: Tombstones of the British West Indies, pg. 89 and 94

  2. Nicholas Harris Nicolas ed. (1844 / 2011) The dispatches and letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson Vol. 1; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pg. 218


Further Information

Absentee?
Spouse
Andrew Hamilton

Associated Estates (13)

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
1817 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Owner
1822 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Owner
1822 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Previous owner
1805 [EA] - 1805 [LA] → Not known

Party with her husband Andrew Hamilton to a deed of 1805 assigning estates to the creditors of Andrew Hamilton.

1817 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Owner
1822 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Owner
1822 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Owner
1822 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Owner
1822 [EA] - 1831 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (2)

Daughter → Father
First Cousins