Susanna Taaffe (née Lowe)

???? - 1755


Although given as 'Mrs Susanna Lowe', this is Susanna Lowe, daughter of Henry Lowe of Goadby Marwood and Elizabeth Long of Jamaica, daughter of Samuel Long (1638-1683), Speaker of the House of Assembly. Susanna Lowe inherited the Jamaica property with her sister from their brother Samuel Lowe (MP for Aldeburgh, 1718-1731, d. 1731). She later married Theobold Taaffe (q.v.). Her sister and co-heir Elizabeth married Samuel Moore: their son Henry [later Sir Henry] Moore was shown as co-owner with Susanna Lowe in 1741-1742.

  1. The will of Susanna Taaffe of Hanover Square made in 1754 and proved in 1755 addresses her property in Jamaica, including enslaved Africans, rehearsing her marriage settlement with Theodore Taaffe under which half the estate in Jamaica was settled on her, detailing the subsequent purchase by Theodore Taaffe of the other half of the estate and bequeathing her interest in the whole to Theodore Taaffe. She described herself as the wife of Theodore Taaffe and daughter of Henry Lowe late of the island of Jamaica.

Sources; [accessed 21/04/2017].

Further Information

Maiden Name
Theodore Taaffe

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
1731 [SY] - 1742 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (7)

Grand-daughter → Grandfather
Niece → Uncle
Daughter → Father
Sister → Brother
Daughter → Mother
Wife → Husband
Aunt → Nephew
Notes →
The two were co-owners in...

Addresses (1)

Hanover Square, London, Middlesex, London, England