Jane Augier

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  1. Jane Augier, born into slavery and manumitted under the will of her late father John Augier (d. 1722, a white planter). Sister of Susannah, Elizabeth and Mary Augier (all q.v.). Mother of six children with John DeCumming. A Private Act of the Jamaican Assembly in 1747 gave Jane and her four surviving children Edward James, Thomas, Peter and Dorothy some of the rights and privileges of white people.

  2. Jane Augier of Kingston, spinster. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1766. Slave-ownership at probate: 25 of whom 10 were listed as male and 15 as female. 0 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £1225.14 Jamaican currency of which £907 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £0 currency debts and £0 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. Trevor Burnard, Database of Jamaican inventories, 1674-1784.

Relationships (5)

Aunt → Nephew
Aunt → Niece

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