Jacob Kellerman

???? - 1797


Slave-owner in Jamaica, dying there c. 1797: his wife was living in Britain when he made his will in 1796.

  1. Will of Jacob Kellerman of Port Royal [made in 1796] proved 29/08/1797. In the will he left his wife an annuity of £300 p.a. and the household goods in the house in Britain in which she was living. He left £2000 currency to his daughter Elizabeth Cooke wife of Henry [in fact Richard] Cooke of Farm Hill [in Gloucestershire], and £2000 currency each to his other three daughters Mary, Ann and Sophia. He manumitted an enslaved woman named Celia on condition that she remained on Bloxburgh and managed the hereditaments he left there, and her children unconditionally. He left his estate to his son Thomas Penny Kellerman (q.v.).

  2. The will of Elizabeth Bramley heretofore Kellerman of Stanford [=Stamford] Hill [made in 1811] was proved 05/08/1831. She made her daughter Sophia Mathilda her universal legatee. In a codicil of 1829 she identified herself as the widow of John Jacob Kellerman of Jamaica, and heir of her uncle Thomas Penny of Berkshire.


  1. PROB 11/1295/273. Farm Hill is the site of the Abolition Arch erected in 1833 by Henry Wyatt of Stroud.

  2. PROB 11/1788/325.

Further Information

Elizabeth Penny

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
1797 [EA] - 1807 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (1)

Father → Son