Benjamin Moore

???? - 1737


Benjamin Moore of Westmoreland, planter. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1737. Slave-ownership at probate: 28 of whom 17 were listed as male and 11 as female. 0 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £733.42 Jamaican currency of which £708 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £0 currency cash, £0 currency debts and £2.5 currency plate.

His heir was his son John Moore, a minor in 1737 with Joseph Tharp as his guardian.

The will of Benjamin Moore was proved in Jamaica in 1737.


Trevor Burnard, Database of Jamaican inventories, 1674-1784.

Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919) vol. 2 p. 157.

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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
1737 [EA] - 1742 [LA] → Previous owner

Relationships (1)

Father → Son

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