Mary Kerr

26th Jan 1804 - ????


  1. Mary, Janet, Joseph and Catherine Bell Kerr are named as the children of James Kerr by Sarah Cope in his will. James Kerr died in Glasgow in 1816. James Kerr made these children his residuary legatees.

  2. Mary Kerr, daughter of Sarah Cope, "free mulatto", born 26/01/1804 and baptised in St Catherine, 19/09/1805. Janet Kerr, same mother, born 05/09/1805 and baptised at the same time as Mary. Sarah Cope, "free mulatto", had a daughter, Catherine Isabel Kerr, born 22/09/1815 and baptised 18/05/1816 in St Catherine, Jamaica.


  1. CC10/5/14, Hamilton & Campsie Commissary Court.

  2., Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online].

We are grateful to Diane Cole for her assistance with compiling this entry.

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
1816 [SY] - 1834 [LA] → Trust beneficiary

Relationships (5)

Natural Daughter → Mother
Natural Daughter → Father
Sister → Brother