Elizabeth Keir

26th Dec 1784 - ????


Sarah Keir registered enslaved people in Kingston in 1823 as trustee of Frances Molony and Mary Ann Dewhurst, received by gift from Elizabeth Keir.

Francis Molony, son of Elizabeth Keir, a "free quadroon", and David [sic] Patrick Molony Esquire, baptised in Kingston 18/11/1818 aged about 21 months. Mary Ann Dewhurst, daughter of Elizabeth Keir, a "free quadroon", and John Dewhurst, born 13/05/1812 and baptised 12/09/1813 in Kingston.

Sarah and Elizabeth Keir were probably sisters. Elizabeth Keir (born 26/12/1784 and baptised 05/03/1785 in Kingston) and Sarah keir (born 17/01/1787 and baptised 09/07/1787 in Kingston) were both the daughters of Charlotte Nimms, a "free mulatto woman" and George Keir.


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

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
1823 [EA] - → Previous owner

Relationships (4)

Mother → Natural Son
Mother → Natural Daughter
Extra-marital relationships
Notes →
Elizabeth Keir's partner was recorded as David Patrick Molony in the baptism record of their child, but this was almost certainly Daniel Patrick Maloney or...