Martha Gater formerly Smith (née Crafts)

???? - 1818


Co-residuary heir with her siblings of their brother George Crafts of Rio Demerary Essequibo (q.v.). She sold her interest in the Retrieve plantation to her brother-in-law Butler Corfe (q.v.).

  1. Will of Martha Gater or [sic] born Crafts widow of Middlesex [made 1817] proved 26/01/1819. She left £1000 each to her son Thomas Smith by her first husband John Smith and her daughters Elizabeth Lydia Sparks and Sarah Rose by her second husband James Gater.


  1. PROB 11/1612/360.

Further Information

Maiden Name
(1) John Smith (2) James Gater

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
1807 [EA] - → Joint owner

Co-heir of George Crafts will proved in 1807. At some subsequent date she sold her 1/5th share to her brother-in-law Butler Corfe.

Relationships (3)

Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law
Sister → Brother

Addresses (1)

London, Middlesex, London, England