Ann Pearce or Peirce

1770 - ????


Ann Pearce, "free mulatto", age 20, baptised in St Elizabeth, Jamaica, 21/10/1790, with her eldest two daughters with Thomas Weir Tayler senior: Elizabeth (born 1788) and Margaret (1790). Three more children with the same father baptised in St Elizabeth in 1810: John Pierce (born 1791), Mary Mortimer (1796) and Thomas Weir (1800).

Probably the same Ann Pearce who registered owned enslaved people in Kingston from at least 1817 to 1826. This Ann Pearce was also the mother of John William Goldsmith, born and baptised 1810 in Kingston.

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

Further Information

5 children with Thomas Weir Tayler senior

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
1817 [EA] - 1826 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (8)

Extra-marital relationships
Mother → Natural Son
Mother → Natural Son
Mother → Natural Daughter
Mother → Natural Daughter
Mother → Natural Daughter
Mother-in-law → Daughter-in-law
Mother → Natural Son