Thomas Craskell Husband

???? - 22nd Aug 1837

Claimant or beneficiary


Inherited Bushy Park in Vere, Jamaica, through his wife Adah Ann Jackson. Also owner of Green Vale in Manchester.

  1. Thomas Craskell Husband and his wife Adah Ann had 6 children baptised in Jamaica: Edward (born 1811), Elizabeth Bevile (baptised 1815, no year of birth given), Thomas Craskell junior (born 1815), George (born 1821), Mary (born 1823) and another Mary (born 1828). The baptisms of Edward and Elizabeth took place at Thomas's father-in-law's estate, Bushy Park, in Vere. Listed "of Green Vale" at the baptisms of Elizabeth Bevil, Thomas Craskell junior and the younger Mary.

  2. Thomas Husband, age 43, occupation coffee planter, British Subject, arrived in New York on board the Greenock 12/10/1832 along with Mrs Thos Husband age 51, Mary age 7, Thomas Craskill age 7, Richard Jackson age 15, Caroline age 13, George age 11 and Ann Adik[?] age 4.

  3. Memorial inscription in Trenton, New Jersey, "Sacred to the memory of Thomas Craskell Husband of Jamaica who departed this life the 22nd day of August 1837 aged 50 years 4 months and 20 days."


Jamaica Almanacs (1817, 1821, 1824, 1827, 1832).

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

  2., New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 [database online].

  3. Hamilton Schuyler, A History of St Michael's Church [Trenton, NJ, 1926], Appendix O: names and inscriptions on tombstones and tablets: "Sacred to the memory of Thomas Cracknell Husband of Jamaica who departed this life the 22nd day of August 1837 aged 50 years 4 months and 20 days." The same date of death is given by New Jersey, Deaths and Burials Index, 1798-1971 [database online]

Further Information

Adah Ann Jackson
Edward (1811-), Elizabeth Bevil, Thomas Craskell (1815-), George (1821-), Mary (1823-), Mary (1828-)

Associated Claims (3)

£2,243 11s 9d
£307 12s 3d
£43 16s 9d

Associated Estates (3)

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
1820 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Joint owner
1839 [EA] - → Previous owner
1817 [EA] - 1834 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (2)

Husband → Wife
Son-in-law → Father-in-law