William Paterson

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Slave-owner in Jamaica, dead by 1833, and possibly the same man as William Paterson of Ayr (q.v.). A William Patterson owned 46 enslaved people and 32 stock in St Ann in 1792.


'A List of slaves and stock in the parish of St Ann taken the 28th March 1792 pursuant to order of the Honourable House of Assembly... transcribed from papers presented to the British Museum by Charles E. Long ref. Add. 12435' transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Members/mstann1792.htm.

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] - 1832 [LA] → Owner
1834 [EA] - → Previous owner

Relationships (1)

Testator → Executor