Lt. Col. Bernard Andreas or Andriss

1640 - 1710


Early patentee of land in Jamaica. Member of Assembly for St Elizabeth in 1704. Granted patents for land in St Elizabeth in 1682 and Lacovia in 1689, of 1,013 acres. Also granted land in Suriname in 1696. Managed Kupuis estate as guardian of his grand-daughter Anna Wilhelmina Bernarda Kupius. Probably an alien who became naturalised. Custos of St. Elizabeth, M.A. St. Elizabeth 1704. Died at Lacovia Estate 1710. Aged 70 years. His daughter Bonella married Joseph Hodges.

Barnard Andress of St Elizabeth, Esquire. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1711. Slave-ownership at probate: 215 of whom 112 were listed as male and 103 as female. 44 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £8048.36 Jamaican currency of which £4224 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £90.8 currency cash, £1308.86 currency debts and £14 currency plate.


J. G. Young, 'William Kupius, his family and estate', Jamaican Historical Review 1, 3, 246-249; Fuertado's Personages transcribed at

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

Further Information

[name unknown]
3 daughters including Magdallen and Eve

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
- 1710 [EY] → Guardian

Relationships (2)

Grandfather → Grand-daughter
Father-in-law → Son-in-law

Inventories (1)