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Descendants of Lewis DelaFitte

1. Lewis DelaFitte was born Abt. 1833. He married Jane ( DelaFitte). She was born Abt. 1833.

More About Lewis DelaFitte:

Occupation: 1858, Druggist

Residence: 1858, Brown's Town, St. Ann


Child of Lewis DelaFitte and Jane DelaFitte) is:

2 i. Ella Jestina DelaFitte, born March 02, 1858.

More About Ella Jestina DelaFitte:

Baptism: July 25, 1858, Brown's Town, St. Ann (Source: B0035 Jamaica Parish Register New Series Baptisms IX & X, 1856-1863, X, p. 78 #141.)


Descendants of Jacques DelaTour

1. Jacques DelaTour was born Abt. 1804. He married Marie Louise ( DelaTour). She was born Abt. 1804.


Child of Jacques DelaTour and Marie DelaTour) is:

2 i. Victoire DelaTour, born Bef. August 16, 1829.

More About Victoire DelaTour:

Baptism: August 16, 1829, St. Thomas in the Vale (Source: B0004 Jamaica Parish Register Baptisms I & II, 1826-1834, I, p. 321 #22.)

Race/nationality/color: Brown.


Descendants of Thomas DeLatibeaudiere

1. Thomas DeLatibeaudiere was born Abt. 1801. He met Frances Smith. She was born Abt. 1801.


Child of Thomas DeLatibeaudiere and Frances Smith is:

2 i. Stephen DeLatibeaudiere, born Bef. April 29, 1826.

More About Stephen DeLatibeaudiere:

Baptism: April 29, 1826, Clarendon (Source: B0004 Jamaica Parish Register Baptisms I & II, 1826-1834, I, p. 250 #16.)

Race/nationality/color: Mulatto

Residence: 1826, Fellowship.


Charles Viscount de Mars

1. Charles Viscount de Mars died September 1795.

More About Charles Viscount de Mars:

Burial: September 08, 1795, St. James (Source: B0055 St. James Parish Register I & II, 1770-1825 (Baptisms to 1841), I, p. 327.)

Occupation: Ensign of Santo Domingo Chasseurs


Descendants of Benjamin Dean

1. Benjamin Dean was born Abt. 1820. He married Charlotte Biddis December 04, 1845 in Clarendon (Source: B0040 Jamaica Parish Register Marriage V& VI, 1842-1864, V, p. 173.). She was born Abt. 1820.


Descendants of John Dear

1. John Dear was born Abt. 1815. He married Frances Moore June 13, 1840 in St. Elizabeth (Source: B0056 St. Elizabeth Parish Register III & IV, 1835-1859, IV, p. 258 #175.). She was born Abt. 1815.

More About Frances Moore:

Residence: 1840, Shaddock Grove


Descendants of Phineas Decasares

1. Phineas Decasares was born Abt. 1823. He met Henrietta Wright. She was born Abt. 1823.

More About Phineas Decasares:

Occupation: 1848, Shopkeeper

More About Henrietta Wright:

Residence: 1848, Spanish Town, St. Catherine


Child of Phineas Decasares and Henrietta Wright is:

2 i. Daniel Randolph Decasares, born May 20, 1848.

More About Daniel Randolph Decasares:

Baptism: September 13, 1848, St. Catherine (Source: B0046 Jamaica Parish Register Baptisms XI & XII,1846-1850, XII, p. 34 #134.)


Descendants of Raphael DeCordova

Generation No. 1

1. Raphael DeCordova


Children of Raphael DeCordova are:

+ 2 i. [Male] DeCordova.

+ 3 ii. Joshua Raphael DeCordova, born January 25, 1799; died 1843.

Generation No. 2

2. [Male] DeCordova


Child of [Male] DeCordova is:

4 i. Altamont DeCordova.

More About Altamont DeCordova:

Executor of estate: 1885, Will of Esther DeCordova

Occupation: Merchant

Residence: Kingston.

3. Joshua Raphael DeCordova died 1843. He married Esther Nunes. She was born Abt. 1804.

Notes for Esther Nunes:


Of Kingston, widow of Joshua DeCordova deceased.

Executors: my son-in-law FRANCIS BELINFANTE LYONS and my nephew ALTAMONT DECORDOVA of Kingston, merchants, and ROBERT NUNES of Kingston, Officer of the Customs.

To my son GONZALVO DECORDOVA of New York, merchant, my chess table made of Jamaica woods.

To my son GABRIEL DECORDOVA of Kingston my writing desk that belonged to his father.

Of the £300 held for me by my son Gonsalvo, to my granddaughter ROSA daughter of MRS SARAH SAMSON £200; to LIONEL GEORGE NUNES and MAY LILIAN NUNES the children of the said ROBERT NUNES and his wife my granddaughter LILIAN NUNES £25 each; to MIRIAM LYONS wife of my said son-in-law FRANCIS LYONS £50.

To my granddaughter LILIAN NUNES all my household furniture silver and plated ware glassware crockery kitchen and other utensils used by me in my residence, and all my shares in the Gleaner Office and newspaper, and all the residue of my estate.

DATED 7/10/1885


More About Esther Nunes:

Residence: Kingston

Will: July 10, 1885 (Source: B0072 Jamaica Wills 1889, 1914-1923, 1925.)

Will recorded: 6/1889


Children of Joshua DeCordova and Esther Nunes are:

5 i. Miriam DeCordova. She married Francis Belinfante Lyons

More About Francis Belinfante Lyons:

Executor of estate: Will of Esther DeCordova

Occupation: Merchant

Residence: Kingston

+ 6 ii. ? DeCordova.

+ 7 iii. Sarah DeCordova.

8 iv. Gonzalvo DeCordova.

More About Gonzalvo DeCordova:

Occupation: Merchant

Residence: 1885, New York, N. Y., USA

9 v. Gabriel DeCordova.

More About Gabriel DeCordova:

Residence: Kingston.

Generation No. 3

6. ?3 DeCordova


Child of ? DeCordova is:

+ 10 i. Lilian DeCordova.

7. Sarah DeCordova married ? Samson.


Child of Sarah DeCordova and ? Samson is:

11 i. Rosa Samson.

Generation No. 4

10. Lilian DeCordova married Robert Nunes.

Notes for Lilian DeCordova:

She was a granddaughter of Esther DeCordova. The will does not state whether her parent was Esther's son or a daughter. I am assuming a son for the purposes of this family tree.

More About Robert Nunes:

Executor of estate: 1885, Will of Esther DeCordova

Occupation: Officer of the Customs

Residence: Kingston


Children of Lilian DeCordova and Robert Nunes are:

12 i. Lionel George Nunes.

13 ii. May Lilian Nunes.


Descendants of Thomas Deer

1. Thomas Deer was born Abt. 1812. He married Catherine Burke December 09, 1837 in St. Elizabeth (Source: B0056 St. Elizabeth Parish Register III & IV, 1835-1859, III, p. 274 #311.). She was born Abt. 1812.

More About Thomas Deer:

Residence: 1837, St. Elizabeth

More About Catherine Burke:

Residence: 1837, St. Elizabeth


Descendants of Lewis Philip Alcide Delahaye

1. Lewis Philip Alcide Delahaye was born Abt. 1815. He married Ellen Dawson December 17, 1840 in Vere (Source: B0012 Jamaica Parish Register Marriage III & IV, 1838-1855, III, p. 394 #146.). She was born Abt. 1815.

More About Lewis Philip Alcide Delahaye:

Residence: 1840, Vere

More About Ellen Dawson:

Residence: 1840, Vere

More About Lewis Delahaye and Ellen Dawson:

Marriage license: 1840


Descendants of Nancy Delaney

1. Nancy Delaney was born Abt. 1815.

More About Nancy Delaney:

Occupation: 1840, "Housekeeper"

Residence: 1840, Port Antonio, Portland


Child of Nancy Delaney is:

2 i. Joseph Burke, born May 03, 1840.

More About Joseph Burke:

Baptism: September 27, 1840, Port Antonio, Portland (Source: B0002 Jamaica Parish Register Baptisms IV-VII, 1834-1845, IV, p. 217.)

Residence: 1840, Port Antonio, Portland.


Sarah Delano

1. Miss Sarah Delano was born 1788, and died April 1838 in St. Elizabeth.

More About Miss Sarah Delano:

Age: 1838, About 50 years

Burial: April 04, 1838, Black River, St. Elizabeth (Source: B0056 St. Elizabeth Parish Register III & IV, 1835-1859, III, p. 368.)

Residence: 1838, Black River, St. Elizabeth


Descendants of George Phillips Delisser

1. George Phillips Delisser died January 09, 1879. He married Ann (Delisser).

Notes for George Phillips Delisser:

WILL of George Phillips Delisser of Trelawny, Master Pilot.

To my wife ANN during her life all personal property, and then to my children.

To my son ALFRED now in Halifax my gold watch, to be sent to him.

Executors: my son-in-law HENRY AARONS and my wife ANN.

Dated 10/23/1871.


Witnesses sworn by FREDERIC CONDELL WILLIAMS ESQ. Judge of Falmouth District Court 3/6/1879.

Counted by JAMES CADIEN 5/16/1882. Sworn before A. B. DIGNUM, J.P. ex officio.

GEORGE DELISSER died 1/9/1879.

Seal by L. J. PRESTON actg Clerk Court 5/20/1882.

Recorded in Northern District Court at Falmouth 5/20/1882. I, 130.

District Court Will Book I, 327-329, 8/6/1883.


More About George Phillips Delisser:

Occupation: 1871, Master Pilot

Residence: 1871, Trelawny

Will: October 23, 1871 (Source: B0069 Jamaica Wills 1883-1891.)


Children of George Delisser and Ann (Delisser) are:

2 i. Alfred Delisser.

More About Alfred Delisser:

Residence: 1871, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

3 ii. [daughter] Delisser. She married Henry Aarons


Harriett Wilhelmina Delisser

1. Harriett Wilhelmina Delisser was born November 03, 1863.

More About Harriett Wilhelmina Delisser:

Baptism: June 12, 1865, Trelawny (Source: B0044 Jamaica Parish Register Baptism XVI & XVII, 1863-1871, XVI, p. 124 #69.)


Descendants of ? Delpratt

Generation No. 1

1. ? Delpratt


Children of ? Delpratt are:

2 i. Elenor Delpratt, died December 10, 1882.

Notes for Elenor Delpratt:

WILL of ELENOR DELPRATT of Kingston, spinster

Executors: my nephews WILLIAM SMITH and CHARLES SMITH of Kingston.

I give to WILLIAM SMITH my house in 159 Tower Street.

To my nephew CHARLES SMITH my house at #63 Beeston St.

To my nephew EBENEZER SMITH #43 East Street.

My wardrobe and clothing to MARGARET SMITH the wife of WILLIAM SMITH.


My furniture and and all the residue to my 4 nephews: WILLIAM SMITH,CHARLES SMITH, EBENEZER SMITH, GEORGE SMITH.

Dated 12/9/1882.

Signed by X.

Witnesses JOSEPH GOLDEN of Kingston, DAVID TODD of Kingston.

ELINOR DELPRATT died 12/10/1882.


Probate to WILLIAM SMITH of Kingston shoemaker 12/22/1882.

Kingston Court Book II Fol 92, 12/22/1882.

District Will Book I, 350, dated 9/28/1883


More About Elenor Delpratt:

Residence: 1882, Kingston

Will: December 09, 1882 (Source: B0069 Jamaica Wills 1883-1891.)

+ 3 ii. [Female] Delpratt.

Generation No. 2

3. [Female] Delpratt She married ? Smith.


Children of [Female] Delpratt and ? Smith are:

4 i. William Smith. He married Margaret (Smith)

More About William Smith:

Occupation: 1882, Shoemaker

Residence: 1882, Kingston

5 ii. Charles Smith.

More About Charles Smith:

Residence: 1882, Kingston

6 iii. Ebenezer Smith.

7 iv. George Smith.


Descendants of Robert Demetrius

Generation No. 1

1. Robert Demetrius died Bet. 1884 - 1889.

Notes for Robert Demetrius:

Terms of the WILL of ROBERT DEMETRIUS of Manchester.

My property Chalfont in Manchester to my daughter MARY JANE during her life and then to my sons ROBERT ISAAC FRASER, MARTIN MORGAN, MAXIMILIAN DEMETRIUS FRAY, and CHARLES PEYNADO, or the survivors.

Executor: son Robert.

DATED 1/6/1862



More About Robert Demetrius:

Residence: Manchester

Will: September 03, 1884 (Source: B0072 Jamaica Wills 1889, 1914-1923, 1925)

Will recorded: March 30, 1889, Will Book III, folio 330


Children of Robert Demetrius are:

2 i. Mary Jane Demetrius.

3 ii. Robert Isaac Fraser.

More About Robert Isaac Fraser:

Executor of estate: Will of Robert Demetrius

4 iii. Martin Morgan.

5 iv. Maximilian Demetrius Fray.

6 v. Charles Peynado.


Descendants of James Denison

1. James Denison was born Abt. 1834. He met Ann McKenzie. She was born Abt. 1834.

More About James Denison:

Occupation: 1859, Planter

Residence: 1859, Content, Manchester


Child of James Denison and Ann McKenzie is:

2 i. Alexander Donald Denison, born February 13, 1858.

More About Alexander Donald Denison:

Baptism: January 07, 1859, Manchester (Source: B0035 Jamaica Parish Register New Series Baptisms IX & X, 1856-1863, IX, p. 239 #107.)


Descendants of Henry Dennis

1. Henry Dennis was born Abt. 1831. He married Frances Maria Bromfield August 28, 1856 in St. Elizabeth (Source: B0056 St. Elizabeth Parish Register III & IV, 1835-1859, IV, p. 423 #55.). She was born Abt. 1831.

More About Henry Dennis:

Residence: 1856, St. Elizabeth

More About Frances Maria Bromfield:

Residence: 1856, St. Elizabeth


Descendants of Stephen William Dennis

1. Stephen William Dennis was born Abt. 1814. He married Susannah Tomlinson December 04, 1839 in St. Elizabeth (Source: B0056 St. Elizabeth Parish Register III & IV, 1835-1859, III, p. 346 #403.). She was born Abt. 1814.


Descendants of Thomas Dennis

1. Thomas Dennis was born Abt. 1802. He met Ann Burke. She was born Abt. 1802.


Children of Thomas Dennis and Ann Burke are:

2 i. Mary Jane Dennis, born November 13, 1827.

More About Mary Jane Dennis:

Baptism: September 18, 1830, Kingston (Source: B0004 Jamaica Parish Register Baptisms I & II, 1826-1834, I, p. 67 #219.)

Race/nationality/color: Colored

Residence: Hanover St., Kingston

3 ii. Elizabeth Anglin Dennis, born October 26, 1829.

More About Elizabeth Anglin Dennis:

Baptism: October 26, 1829, Kingston (Source: B0004 Jamaica Parish Register Baptisms I & II, 1826-1834, I, p. 67 #220.)

Race/nationality/color: Colored

Residence: 1829, Hanover St., Kington.


Descendants of Caleb Depas

1. Caleb Depas was born Abt. 1808. He met Jane Edwards. She was born Abt. 1808.

More About Caleb Depas:

Occupation: 1833, Shopkeeper

Residence: 1833, Spanish Town


Child of Caleb Depas and Jane Edwards is:

2 i. Edward Smellie Depas, born June 08, 1833.

More About Edward Smellie Depas:

Baptism: October 20, 1833, St. Catherine [in Index under "Smellie"] (Source: B0004 Jamaica Parish Register Baptisms I & II, 1826-1834, II, p. 106 #99.)

Residence: 1833, Spanish Town.


Descendants of ? Derouze

1. ? Derouze died Bef. March 1822. He married Rose Antoinette (Derouze). She died March 1822.

More About Rose Antoinette (Derouze):

Burial: March 19, 1822, St. James (Source: B0055 St. James Parish Register I & II, 1770-1825 (Baptisms to 1841), II, p. 389.)


Jane Elizabeth Derouzee

1. Jane Elizabeth Derouzee was born October 28, 1809.

More About Jane Elizabeth Derouzee:

Baptism: June 23, 1811, St. James (Source: B0055 St. James Parish Register I & II, 1770-1825 (Baptisms to 1841), II, p. 12.)

Race/nationality/color: Free Mestee


Descendants of Will Derreux

1. Will Derreux died 1722.

More About Will Derreux:

Burial: 1722 (Source: B0037 St. Elizabeth Parish Register I & II, 1707-1825, I, p. 324.)

Occupation: 1722, Cooper to Mr. Archibald


Letitia Elvina D'Escelles

1. Letitia Elvina D'Escelles was born April 17, 1851.

More About Letitia Elvina D'Escelles:

Baptism: June 12, 1853, St. Elizabeth (Source: B0028 Jamaica Parish Register New Series V & VI, 1849-1862, VI, p. 62 #75.)

Residence: 1853, Desire


Descendants of James Deslandes

1. James Deslandes was born Abt. 1820. He married Elizabeth Hering March 01, 1845 in the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Mount Corillas, Metcalf (Source: B0051 Jamaica Parish Register Marriages VIa, VIb, VIII 1841-1871, VIa, p. 133.). She was born Abt. 1820.

More About James Deslandes:

Occupation: 1845, Planter

Residence: 1845, Belleview

More About James Deslandes and Elizabeth Hering:

Status of bride/groom: Spinster/widower

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