Emma Shean (née Williams)

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Claimant or beneficiary


Daughter and co-heir of James Williams of Bedford Square (q.v.), and tenant-for-life of half of Unity Valley.

  1. When her husband John Shean made his will in 1829 he commented that his wife's moiety of Unity Valley would pass at her death to their eldest son John James Shean 'under the will of his grandfather.'


T71/1201: counterclaim by John James Shean, now residing in Paris, by his attorney John Hopton Forbes. James Williams died in February 1806 [sic], leaving 1/2 of the plantation to his daughter Emma, who married Major James [sic] Shean. Mrs Anne Pearson was the sister of Emma Shean.

  1. Will of John Shean Captain in the Sussex Militia of the province of Argentan in Normandy proved 27/08/1832 PROB 11/1804/363.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Major James Shean

Associated Claims (1)

£1,433 10s 7d
Beneficiary (Tenant-for-life)

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
1804 [EA] - → Heir

Co-heir as tenant for life of a moiety with her sister Ann Pearson nee Williams.

Relationships (7)

Mother → Son
Daughter → Father
Sister → Brother
Sister → Brother
Daughter → Mother