John Deans

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Claimant or beneficiary


Apparently resident slave-owner in Jamaica, owner of Kemnay Grove in right of his wife Jane Brown Deans. Their son William was educated at King's College, Aberdeen 1824-1826. John Deans turned down the application of the Wesleyan Rev. John Jenkins to preach at Port Antonio in May 1825.


David Dobson, Scots in the West Indies, 1707-1857 p. 36; George Jackson, A Memoir of the Rev. John Jenkins: Late a Wesleyan Missionary in the Island (Second ed. 1832) p. 156.

Associated Claims (1)

£1,505 15s 0d

Associated Estates (2)

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
1809 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Trustee

Relationships (2)

Husband → Wife
Trustee → Testator