Elizabeth Augier

???? - 1750


  1. Elizabeth Augier, born into slavery and manumitted under the will of her late father John Augier (d. 1722, a white planter). Sister of Susannah, Jane and Mary Augier (all q.v.). A Private Act of Assembly in 1747 gave 'the same rights and privileges with English Subjects, born of white parents' to Elizabeth, along with her son John, her brother Jacob and her sister Mary's children. Elizabeth had two children with Richard Asheton: John and Elizabeth junior (who died young).

  2. Elizabeth Augier was buried in the churchyard in Kingston, 16/01/1749/50.

  3. Elizabeth Augier of Kingston, spinster. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1750. Slave-ownership at probate: 4 of whom 1 were listed as male and 3 as female. 2 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £261.38 Jamaican currency of which £80 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £3.25 currency cash, £26 currency debts and £102.13 currency plate.


  1. See Anne M. Powers, 'A Parcel of Ribbons', http://aparcelofribbons.co.uk/2012/04/augier-or-hosier-name-transformations/ [accessed 07/11/2019] for more on the Augier family.

  2. Familysearch.org, unindexed Jamaican parish records, Kingston, Burials 1722-1774, Vol. 1 p. 267.

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

Further Information

[Illeg., with Richard Asheton] John, Elizabeth

Relationships (5)

Aunt → Nephew
Aunt → Niece

Inventories (1)