Jacob Henriques

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  1. The will of Benjamin Bravo, made in 1742, leaves a bequest to his relation Rebecca Henriques, wife of Jacob Henriques of St Catherine and daughter of David Bravo of Kingston, merchant. "Item I give and bequeath unto Rebecca Henriques Wife of Jacob Henriques of the Parish of Saint Catherine Planter Daughter of the said David Bravo my Silver Stand of Cruitts" (David Bravo is named elsewhere in the will as "my loving kinsman" and appointed executor of Benjamin Bravo's will; his son Moses Bravo is described as Benjamin's "Godson").

  2. Jacob Henriques was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 221 acres of land in St Catherine, 550 acres in St John and 200 acres in St Thomas-in-the-Vale, total 971 acres.

  3. Jacob Henriques of St Catherine, planter. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1761. Slave-ownership at probate: 190 of whom 108 were listed as male and 82 as female. 0 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £9224.31 Jamaican currency of which £5145.3 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £651.14 currency debts and £11 currency plate.


  1. Will of Benjamin Bravo, planter (proved London 09/10/1744), PROB 11/735/368.

  2. "A List of landholders in the Island of Jamaica together with the number of acres each person possessed taken from the quit rent books in the year 1754", TNA CO 142/31 transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples2/1754lead.htm.

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

We are grateful to Rita Lamb for her assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Rebecca Bravo

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
1743 [EA] - → Executor

Relationships (2)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law

Inventories (1)