William Wheeler Fearon

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary


Attorney and slave-owner in Jamaica at the end of slavery, when he was indebted to the Mitchells of London. He described Mary Williams Fearon as his mother; and the Rev. G.C.R. Fearon described him as his brother in a codicil to his will. He was the namesake of William Wheeler Fearon, son of Thomas and Mary Fearon of Clarendon, Jamaica, born c. 1751. A record of baptism shows George Fearon in Clarendon, 1817, mother Angelina Israel.


Jamaica, Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, searchable at Familysearch.org

We are grateful to William Norton for his help compiling this entry

Further Information

Angelina Israel Christian
George Fearon

Associated Claims (6)

£106 6s 9d
£958 3s 1d
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual)
£857 16s 7d
£133 1s 1d
£2,509 16s 0d
Unsuccessful claimant (consensual) (Owner-in-fee)
£458 12s 5d
Awardee (Trustee)

Associated Estates (12)

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
1832 [EA] - → Agent
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1820 [EA] - 1828 [LA] → Owner
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1832 [EA] - → Agent
1832 [EA] - → Agent
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Agent
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Agent
1834 [EA] - → Owner
1832 [EA] - → Owner
1829 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Attorney
1829 [EA] - → Attorney

Relationships (3)

Son → Mother
Notes →
William Wheeler Fearon described M.W. Fearon as his mother in his claim to the compensation commission. Several genealogical sources show Mary Wliiam Fearon's two children as Rowland Fearon and...
Notes →
In a codicil to his will Rev. G.C.R. Fearon described William Wheeler Fearon as his...
Brother-in-law → Sister-in-law