Susanna Palmer (née Yates)

6th Jan 1801 - ????


First wife of Frederick Palmer. Brought ownership of enslaved people on her marriage. Deceased by 1833 when Frederick Palmer, widower, remarried.

  1. Susanna Fletcher Yates, daughter of Jane Irving, a free woman of colour, by Charles Coulon Yates born 19/08/1797 and baptised in St Andrew Jamaica in 28/02/1798. Susanna, daughter of Coulon and Sarah Yates, born 06/01/1801 and baptised in St Andrew 14/02/1801. Assumed to be the second Susanna as she married a white man with no comment in the parish registers.

  2. Marriage of Susanna Yates and Frederick Palmer at Port Royal 29/06/1826.


  1., Jamaica, Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1879 [database online].

  2. Ibid.

Further Information

Maiden Name

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
1826 [EA] - 1832 [LA] → Joint owner

Relationships (2)

Wife → Husband
Natural Daughter → Father