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M.A. Trelawny 1781.
M.A. Port Royal 1785, '90.
M.A. St, James 1776.
M.A. St. David 1732. Died 1733.
Coll. Cons. St. Mary 1766.
M.A. Port Royal 1766. St. Dorothy I776, '81, '87, '90. Chief Justice 1792.
M. A. Hanover 1726, '28, '31, '32, '36. Port Royal 1727. Died 1740.
of St. Elizabeth.
In 1785, a private act was passed to entitle himself and his children and grand children to the same rights with English subjects.
M.A. Kingston 1698.
Supt. Trelawny Town St. James 1770.
JAMES, Col. RICHARD. Vide "Lawrence."
JAMES, Col. WILLIAM RHODES
M.A. Hanover 1765.
JAMES, WILLIAM RHODES
Died Orange Valley Trelawny 1795; aged 40 years.
JAQUES, JOHN ,
Custos Kingston. Died K.P.C. 1815; aged 74 years.
JARRETT, Mrs. ANN
Died at Orange Valley, Trelawny 1769; aged 40 years.
JARRETT, HERBERT NEWTON
Churchwarden St. James 1768. Vide Kerr.
In 1762 a patent of 300 acres land in St. James was granted to H.N.J. About the year 1745 John Allen conveyed to H.N.J. 300 acres of land in Westmoreland.
In 1681, there is a deed of conveyance to him on record of 130 acres land in Clarendon from William Coxhead of Clarendon.
The family of Stephens from whom the Jarretts derive their estate of Camerton fled from France after the massacre of St. Bartholomew and settled in Scotland whence they migrated to the County of Somerset.
Herbert Newton Jarrett Esqre., married Rachael Allen of the Island of Jamaica, and was father of John Jarrett Esqre., High Sheriff of Hants married Sarah Reid of Jamaica, and had a son.
Herbert Newton Jarrett Esqre., married Anne daughter of James Stephens Esqre. of Hinton of the Green County Gloucester and of Camerton Court Somerset by his wife Elizabeth Paterson Wallen of Jamaica and grand daughter of Philip Stephens Esqre. of Camerton Court, son of the Rev. George Stephens Prebendary of Highworth Wilts. By this Lady Mr. Jarrett had issue.
John late of Camerton Court.
Stephen died unmarried 12th, October l855. (Burke)
M.A. St. Dorothy 1706. Kingston 1706.
JENKS, Major SAMUEL
M.A. Northside 1664. St. James 1675, '77, '78, '82.
Coll. Cons. St. John 1773.
JOHNSON, JOHN, Vide "Cole, Sarah."
St. Catherine, Planter.
In 1746 a private act was passed to entitle his reputed daughter Anne and her son Thomas Wightwick to the same rights &c., with English subjects.
JOHNSON, THOMAS COLEMAN
Clerk Vestry Kingston 1772.
Shipwright Kingston. Died K.P.C. 1790; aged 44-years.
Clerk to Commissioners Forts &c. 1774.
Late of St. John, Planter.
In 1736 a private act was passed to sell Plantain Garden River, and Golden Grove for payment of his debts.
Island Engineer 1770.
Merchant Kingston 1726. M.A. Port Royal 1745, '49, '52. St. James 1745. Died 1752.
M.A. Portland 1790.
Died S.T., 1715; aged 31 years. His sister Jane, wife of Dr. Henry Barham, died S.T. 1717; aged 24 years. The Jordans of Jamaica seem to have been a branch of the Barbadian family of the same name. Vida (Peerage Gibbes)
JUAN DE BOLAS
Commander of 20 Spanish Slaves who surrendered and were made free in 1660. He was presented with a commission to resume his command in the English service.
In Feb. 1663, a proclamation was issued offering freedom and 30 acres of land to such of the Spanish rebellious slaves as would submit to the command of Juan de Bola their former Chief, but whom they met on the 1st of November, and engaged and destroyed.
Deputy Marshal 1711.
Coll. Cons. St. Thos. East 1773.
Col. 88th. Regiment 1780.
KEITH. Sir BASIL, Knight. R.N.
Arrived as Capt. General and Governor in Chief in January 1774. He died in June 1777, and was interred in Spanish Town. A Monument was erected in the Cathedral to his memory by the House of Assembly at a cost of £3000.
M. A. St Elizabeth 1726. St. David 1728. Westmoreland 1727.
M A. Clarendon 1746, '49.
Chief Justice prior to 1752. Elizabeth his only daughter and heir, married in 1752, Peter 2nd. Earl of Altamont, ancestor of the Marquess of Sligo.
(Registrar in Chancery). Brother of Edmund, Attorney General.
M.A. St. Mary 1725, St. David 1726, '27. Married Sarah, daughter of Col. James Risbie. Died S.T.1731; aged 32 years.
M.A. St. David 1728. Died 1730.
M.A. Clarendon 1726.'27. St. Dorothy 1728, '31, '32, '35, '45, '47.
Attorney General. M.A. St. John 1711. Port Royal l718, '19, '21, '22. St. Dorothy 1721,'22. St. Mary 1723. Speaker 1719. Married Mary a grand daughter of Col. Thomas Fuller 1719.
M.A. Portland 1776. Died 1777.
KELLY, Revd. JOHN
Rector of St. Elizabeth 1719. Father of Mrs. Rose Palmer.
(Clerk of the Grand Court)
M.A. St. Mary 1721, '22. Port Royal 1719, '21, '25, '26, '27, '28, '31. St. Andrew 1722. St. Thos. Vale 1732, '35. Married Margaret, daughter of Col. James Risbie. Died 1740.
Deputy Provost Marshal 1689.
In 1783 a private act was passed for vesting Three Mile River in Westmoreland in James Kerr freed from the uses of the settlements of Alexander Fotheringham Ogilvy Esqre., and Mary his wife, formerly Mary Kerr.
(Grand father of the Hon. William Kerr present Custos of St. James) was commissioned as Lt. in St. James Regiment, 2nd. Aug. 1768. Afterwards Major-General 1805. The Lt. commission was signed by (Sir) Roger Hope Elletson who was in 1766, Lt gov. of Jamaica. This document is now in the possession of one of Mr. David Kerr's great grandsons who has very kindly supplied me with this information. Mr. David Kerr married Sarah Newton Jarrett, daughter of Herbert Newton Jarrett of Orange Valley, 1st, June 1782. This information is taken from an entry in a Kerr Family Bible.
Cornet Militia, Kingston 1779.
In 1733, a private act was passed for the encouragement of Hugh King of Westmoreland, Millwright.
A private act was passed in 1724, for vesting the Equity of redemption of certain lands in St. Thomas in the Vale, late of the estate of Mr. Thomas King deceased in Andrew Arcedeckne and Alexander Henderson Esquires, and their heirs, and for enabling them to sell the said lands for the payment of the said Thomas King's debts.
Merchant Kingston 1777.
Churchwarden Westmoreland 1704.
M.A. Vere 1677, '79. Died Vere Church 1683; aged 42 years.
KNIGHT, Col. CHARLES
M.A. Port Royal 1688. St. James 1686. M.C. 1701. Died 20, December 1706.
KNIGHT, CHARLES. See Lawrence Cole.
M.A. Kingston 1722, '24, '31, '32, '35.
Merchant Kingston 1728. M .A. Kingston 1750,52. Died 1753.
Provost Marshal General 1776.
M.A. St. Andrew 1688.
KNIGHT, Dr. SAMUEL
M.A. Kingston 1698. St. Andrew 1702. He died K.P.C. 1708; aged 65 years. His so Samuel died S.T. 1709; aged 24 years.
M.A. St. Thos. Vale 1675.
KNOWLES, CHARLES (Afterwards Admiral, Baronet)
Extended the lines of Fort Augusta by his skill and experience in 1739. Appointed Captain General and Governor in Chief Nov. 1751. During his administration the Public Offices were removed to Kingston, 3 assembles met and were dissolved by him in 3 months. He retired in 1756.
Receiver General 1763. M.A. St. Thomas Vale 1766, '68, '70. Died K.P.C. 1781; aged 63 years. His wife died K.P.C. 1747; aged 35 years. Monument erected K.P.C. in gratitude to their memory and as a lasting testimony of their worth by John Jaques Esqre.
Merchant Kingston 1728.
Coll. Cons. Kingston 1772.
M.A. Westmoreland 1706.
LANGLEY, Lt.-Col. ANDREW
M.A. Vere 1677, '78, 1701, '2, '3. St. Mary 1686, '88, '91, '93. Speaker 1693, 1701, '2, '3. M A. St. George 1695.
Keeper of the Spanish Town Gaol. Died 1725. (Qy. 1730) aged 50. His daughter Rachel died 1720, aged 15. His wife Mary died S.T. 1725.
Contractor Ferry Road 1678.
3rd son of Captain James Lascelles. ( Died 1693 ) The eldest son of Edward died at Morant Bay. The family of the Lascelles is connected with the Earl of Harewood.
Coll. Cons. Kingston 1777.
A private act was passed in 1772, for enabling him to carry into execution his new invented machine for pulping and cleaning of Coffee.
M.A. St. Andrew 1721. Vere 1722, '25. M.C. 1725.
LAWES, Col. Sir NICHOLAS
M.C. 1696. Governor of Jamaica 1718, '22.
He was married five times. His 3rd wife Elizabeth, only daughter of Sir Thomas Modyford Baronet and widow of Hon. Col. Samuel Barry, died S.T. 1694; aged 30 years. By his 5th wife Sir N. L. had a Daughter named Maria, who married in 1737 Simon Luttrell, created Baron Irnham, and in 1785, Earl of Carhampton. Swallow-field and Temple Hall were amongst the estates owned by Sir N. L. He presented a Brass Chandelier to the St. Andrew Parish Church in 1706. His 4th wife Susanna Temple was the widow of Samuel Bernard and had one son named Thomas Bernard of the Inner Temple.
M.A. Kingston 1729. Clarendon 173l. St. Andrew 1732. Called to the Council 1735.
Secretary Commander in Chief 1774. Receiver General 1777. Mrs. Rachel Lawford died 1785 aged 60. This family was connected with the Caymanas.
M.A. St. James 1736. Died (Running Gut Estate) 1776. He was second son of John and Susanna Lawrence.
In the will of another Benjamin Lawrence of Running Gut dated about 1784, he desired that his body be laid on the ground in his garden and a pillar of stone built thereon and on no account his body to be interred in the earth ( Archer)
LAWRENCE. GEORGE WHITEHORNE
M.A. St. James 1766. Vacated 1767.
Clerk to Clk. Gd. Court 1704.
LAWRENCE, Col. JAMES
M.A. St. James 1754, '55. He died K.P.C. 175,6; aged 47 years. He was Custos of St. James. He married Mary, daughter of George Brissett. Vide Reid.
Colonel James Lawrence was Custos Rotulorum of St. James' Parish. By his wife Mary daughter of Colonel Richard James of Hanover ( the first child born of English parents in Jamaica after its conquest) he the enormous family. Richard James Lawrence his eldest son married Mary 4th daughter of Thomas Hall of Kirkpatrick a member of the House of Assembly for the parish of Westmoreland in1752. He died in London Nov. 8th. 1830, aged 85 years. Mr. R. J. Lawrence had 5 sons viz:- (1 ) James; (2) George. (3 ) Charles, ( who had issue ( 1 ) G. H. Lawrence, (2) Rev. C. W. Lawrence, (3) Major General Lawrence); (4) Henry, (5) Frederick Augustus, Captain and Gentleman of the Chamber to King George IV, when regent.
His eldest son was the late (Sir) James Lawrence Knight of Malta, and Author of several works, one of which on the "Nobility of the British gentry is well known. George the 2nd son was the late proprietor of Cowesfield House near Salisbury.
LINEAGE:- Henry Lawrence President of the Council of State under Cromwell was of St. Ives in Huntingdonshire and came of an ancient family a long account of which is to be found in the Gentleman's Magazine (1815 1829) Sir Egerton Brydges edition of Milton and other works. He married Amy only daughter and heiress of Edward Peyton of Isleham. (Vide the extinct Baronetage.) Died in 1664. One of his daughters married an Earl of Barrymore while John--one it is believed of the 7 sons-- migrated to Barbados with John Bradshaw in view of the regicide and ultimately removed to Jamaica about 1675. His (J. L.'s) will is dated May l0th, 1690. By his wife Jane daughter of Collins and relict of Richard Dunn of Cabrete he had 3 sons of whom the eldest John married Susanna Petgrave and by her had 6 sons and 3 daughters. His 3rd son James Lawrence of Fairfield was the ancestor as already stated late (Sir) James Lawrence.
(1 ) The eldest daughter of John Lawrence and Susanna Petgrave was named Susanna. She married Lawrence of New England family, and had with other children Rachael who married Henry Gordon and was mother of Anne Gordon who by her husband Alexander Edgar (buried in Edinburgh in 1820) had enormous issue, and who it mentioned in the curious genealogical will of her Aunt the late Mrs. Catherine Franklin who died in London in l83l. (2) Rachael the 2nd daughter of John and Susanna Lawrence married Jeremiah Downer. (3) Mary the youngest daughter of John and Susanna Lawrence married Philip Anglin and had a daughter Elizabeth, who married in 1765 Robert Scarlett of Jamaica, and was mother of James S. Scarlett created Baron Abinger. This very extensive family of Lawrence is necessarily connected with numerous other families more or less well known and the record substantiating the descent of its various branches have been carefully preserved in Jamaica and elsewhere; but are now too voluminous a character to enlarge upon here. However a good account of them is to be found in Roby's part III. History of the parish of St James, who has however omitted several descendants. (Archer.)
The Hon. Mr. W. F. Lawrence, M.P. for Liverpool, Abercromby (who is a son of (2) Revd. C. W. Lawrence above mentioned by Lucia daughter of Sir S. Young Baronet b. 1841) is now (1896) resident at Cowesfield House Salisbury. He is now the proprietor of Fairfield in St. James and was lately in Jamaica, on a visit. He has subscribed to 3 copies of this book.
LAWRENCE, R. H.
M.A. St. Andrew 1766.
Coll. Cons. St. Ann 1767.
M.A. St. Thos. East 1726. St Andrew 1727.
Ordnance Storekeeper 1794.
M.A. Kingston 1783. Died 1783.
LEE, Honble. JAMES ( Brodbelt, Lee & Clare.)
Member of the Privy Council. Died in the Gulf of Florida on his passage to England 1821; aged 68 years. Monument erected S.T. by his affectionate friend Francis Rigby Brodbelt.
LEE, ROBERT COOPER
Crown Solicitor 1764.
In 1777 after he had left Jamaica for England, a private act was passed to enable him to settle his estate notwithstanding the Law of Disabilities.
LEITH, Sir ALEXANDER Baronet.
Lt.-Co1. 88th Regiment. Died 3, Oct. 1780; aged 40 years. Monument erected in Kingston Parish Church by his son Sir George Leith, Baronet,. of Burgh St. Peters' Norfolk.
Atty. at Law & Chief Clerk Supreme Court Office 1774.
L'ESPINAS. See Espinas.
LEVALLY, Capt THOMAS
M.A. St. James 1704.
( Merchant.) His wife Lucy died K P.C. 1720; aged 43 years.
Merchant Kingston. Died K P.C. 1751 ; aged 33 years.
Counsellor at Law. M.A. Port. Royal 1781. Died S.T. 1785. He was a son of Major John Lewis M.A. for Port Royal.
Clerk Assembly 1761, 1794. M.A. St. Catherine 1766, '68, '70, 1781.
In1776 a Private act was passed to entitle his reputed children named Samuel Richard, John, Susanna, Elizabeth, and Louisa Ann Lewis by Sarah Walters Bolt to the name rights and privileges with English Subjects, under certain restrictions.
LEWIS, Major JOHN
M.A. Port Royal 1701, '2, '22, '25. Kingston 1704, '16, '18, '21, '22. He was the father of Hugh Lewis and a son of Samuel Lewis who married a daughter of .Major General Bannister.
M.A. St. Elizabeth 1702, '4, 6, '7. Westmoreland 1703.
Compositor Kingston Journal 1779.
M.A Westmoreland 1787, '90. Custos of Westmoreland. Chief Justice of Jamaica, and President of the Council.
M.A. St. Elizabeth 1701, '3. Westmoreland 1707.
Father of Major John Lewis, and grand father of Hugh Lewis. His wife Mary, daughter of Major Gen. James Bannister died S.T. 1676; aged 18 years.
Surgeon Kingston. Died K.P.C. 1753; aged 44 years.
M.A. Kingston 1706.
M.A.. Westmoreland 1754, '55, '56, '61, 1771. Died in England and his remains brought to Jamaica and interred, at his request, at Deans Valley in Westmoreland 1774; aged 53 years. Vide Peerage in Jamaica.
He was grand father of Matthew Gregory Lewis, known as Monk Lewis. A sister of Monk Lewis, Frances Maria, grand daughter of William, married Sir Henry Lushington 2nd. Baronet.
M A. St. Thos. East 1745. St. Ann 1749, '52
Island Secretary 1770.
LINDSAY, Revd. JOHN
Rector St. Catherine 1777. Chaplain 60th Regt.
Clerk Supreme Court 1757.
Coll. Cons. Westmoreland 1767.
LITTLETON, Sir CHARLES Knight
Deputy Governor of Jamaica 1663. Died at Hagley, May 2, 1716. See Lyttelton.
M.A. St. George 1761, ( declared void ) 1762, '70.
LIVINGSTON, PHILIP PHILIP
M.A. Portland 1768, '70, '76,'81.
M.A. St. Thos. East 1749. Died 1749.
M.A. St. Thos. Vale 1721. St. David 1735. Died 1736.
Receiver General 1729. M.A. St David 1735. Kingston 1736.
M.A. Yakallah 1663. St Catherine 1691. M.C. 1695. Married 1690, Mary daughter of Capt. Richard Guy.
M.A. St. David 1679, '86.
Dep. Receiver General Sav-la-Mar 1766.
Lieut. Rock Fort 1766.
Merchant St. Catherine.
In 1756 a private act was passed to entitle his reputed children by Mary Ricketts to the same rights with British subjects.
LONG, Capt. CHARLES
M.A. Clarendon 1701, '2, '3. Vere 1704. Called to the Council 1704. He married the widow of Sir Thomas Modyford 5th Baronet.
M.A. Portland 1756. Died 1757.
M.A. St. David 1716, '19.
LONG, Hon. EDWARD
Judge Vice Admiralty Court 1760. M.A. St. Ann 1761, '65, '66. Speaker 1768. Executor of Ballard Beckford.
LONG, Lt.-Col SAMUEL
M A. Cagua 1663, Clerk of the Assembly 1664. M.A. Clarendon 1671. St Catherine 1674, '75. Speaker 1671 to 1677. Asst. Judge Supreme Court 1675. Chief Justice 1678. M.C. 1678. Died S.T. 28. June 1683, in Jamaica. His eldest daughter Catherine Maria, married. Sir Henry Moore Lt. Gov. of Jamaica.
The family of Long, of Longville, Jamaica, Hampton Lodge Surrey, and originally from Wilts, is descended from John Longe of Netheravon in the latter count, who died in 1690. Samuel, the grand son of John, having subsequently participated in the conquest of Jamaica, by Penn and Venables, became a person of great consideration in this Island, where his great grand son Edward Long Esqre., filled the Office of Chief Justice of the Admiralty Court.
This family, so eminent and distinguished in the earlier history of Jamaica, gave to the Island, its chief historian, namely:- Edward Long, whose fourth son, Beeston Long, was father of first Lord Farnborough.
Charlotte 2nd, daughter of Edward Long, married1791, Sir George Pocock, F.R.S. M.P. who was created a Baronet in 1821, and had issue. Vide Peerage &c.
The celebrated "Samuel Long" was Secretary to the Commissioners appointed by Cromwell, for invading the West Indies in 1654. He was then only 17 years of age. He was also a Lieut. in Col. Doyley's Regiment to whom he was distantly related.
In 1654, Samuel Long was taken out of the House of Assembly by the Governor's Warrant, committed to Gaol, and there detained for sometime for "high and treasonable crimes," in "causing himself to be elected Speaker, after the Governor had dissolved the House, procuring a Law to be passed setting up a Treasury and himself the Treasurer, procuring himself to be elected Clerk of the Assembly, and had done his utmost to infuse his traitorous principles into the members, but they altogether disown and abhor his advice."
M.A. Kingston 1707.
M.A. Port Royal 1664.
Attorney at Law 1704.
LOWE, Col. HENRY
M.A. Vere 1791. Clarendon 1693. M.C. 1695, 1711. Assistant Judge Supreme Court 1696. He had a daughter Susanna, married Theobald Taafe. Col. Lowe died S.T. 1714; aged 54 years.
A private act was passed in 1699, to invest him in the quiet possession of the estate late of Sir Thomas Watson, Knight deceased.
Printer House Assembly 1768.
LUDBURY, Capt. RICHARD
Commander of "The Fortune" under Admiral Morgan 1668, '70.
Deputy Island Secretary Kingston 1766.
LUZENA, Dr. JACOB HIZRIAHU
Merchant. Buried in the Jews Burial Ground at Hunts Bay 1686.
M.A. St. Thomas 167l.
Attorney at Law. M A. St Catherine 1775. Died 1780.
Merchant Kingston 1728.
LYNCH, Lt.-Col. Sir THOMAS
President of the Council and Commander in Chief 7, May 1664. arrived as Governor 15, July 1671. Again acted as Governor 1682.
Provost Marshal 1660.
LYTTLETON, Sir CHARLES
Arrived with Lord Windsor in 1662, as Chancellor and Deputy Governor. Acted as Lt. Governor after Lord Windsor left Jamaica 28, October 1662. He sailed for England 7, May 1664.
LYTTLETON, WILLIAM HENRY. (Lyttelton)
Arrived as Governor in 1762. King's House completed and furnished at £30,000. He resigned in 1766.
Deputy Marshal 1729.
Rector St. David 1764.
M.A. St. Ann 1755.
Capt. Lieut., Horse St. Mary & St George 1779.
Attorney at Law 1775.
In 1780, a private act was passed to entitle his reputed son, named Bryan Mackey, to the same rights with English subjects.
MACKEY & MYERS
(Grant, Mackey & Myers)
Attorneys at Law 1774.
Deputy Marshal, 1764. Concerned in re the "Oliphant" Case.
Coll. Cons. St Elizabeth 1767.
Lt. Militia Spanish Town 1760.
Captn. Militia 1779.
Captn. Rockfort 1766.
M.A. St. Elizabeth 1754, '55. Died 1755.
Med. Doctor Kingston 1766. Partner with Elphinstone.
A private act passed 1695, to enable him and others to sell lands for payment of his debts.
Coll. Con. Westmoreland 1767.
In 1776, a private act was passed to carry into execution his new invented machine for grinding sugar canes.
M.D. Bath 1767.
M.A, Clarendon 1755, '56.
Coll. Cons. St. Dorothy 1773. M.A. Clarendon 1784.
Merchant Kingston. M.A. Kingston 1787, '90.
M.A. St, Dorothy 1766.
Clerk Supreme Court Office 1774.
M.A. St. Thos. East 1784.
Merchant Kingston. Died K.P.C. 1765; aged 49 years.
M.A. St. David 1752, '54, '55. His wife died K.P.C. 1757; aged 29 years. He died K.P.C. 1758.
MAIN, SAMUEL KEMER
M.A. St. Andrew 1731, '35.
St. Mary, planter.
In 1751, a private act was passed to entitle his reputed children by Mary Canton to the same rights with British subjects.
Coll. Cons. St. James 1779.
M.A. Hanover 1758. Vacated 1760.
Ironmonger, Kingston. Died K P.C. 1763; aged 33 years.
M.A. St. Mary 1723. Speaker 1724. Died 1725.
Surveyor General 1660.
Practitioner Physic & Surgery 1773.
Vestryman Kingston 1772.
M.A. Vere l738. Died 1740.
M.A. Kingston 1744, '45, '49, '52. Portland 1754, '55, '56. Speaker 1756. Called to the Council 1756. Died K.P.C. 1756, December 6; aged 46 years. He was married to the sister of Sir Henry Moore, but they were divorced; Ballard Beckford was the Co-Respondent.
M A. St. James 1704. St. George 1706. St. Thos. Vale 1707. St. Catherine 1709, '11. St. Ann 1722.
In 1709 a private act was passed to reimburse him for money which he had undertaken to pay for the parish of St. Thos. ye Vale.
M.A. St. George 1718, '19, '26. Portland 1730, '31, '36.
The family of Foster March was of some local distinction. The name was originally Foster. The name March having been subsequently assumed. The family was related to that of Barham. His wife Ann died S.T. 1739.
In 1747, a private act was passed to entitle his reputed children by Elizabeth Rogers, named Foster, Charles, John, William and Anne to the same rights and privileges with English subjects, born of white parents.
MARSDEN, Rev. RICHARD
Rector of St. John 1724.
M A. St. Mary 1711.
M A. St. Catherine 1716. St. Andrew, 1718.
Cornet Militia 1779.
Coll. Conn. St. Thos. East 1767.
MARTIN, LEWIS BURWELL
Road Commissioner St. Elizabeth 1772. M.A. St. Elizabeth 1776, '81. Asst. Judge Supreme Court 1780; Died 1782.
M.A. St. Thos. Vale 1701, '2. His daughter Mary died S.T. 1703.
M.A. St. David 1677. Receiver General 1679.
M.A. St Dorothy 1691, '98, 1701, '2.
M.A. St. Dorothy 1710.
M.A. Trelawny 1772, '74. Died 1774.
Baker. Spanish Town. Died S.T. 1766.
Clerk Supreme Court Office 1774.
Coll. Cons. St. John 1773.
1st Clerk Chancery Ofice 1759. Coll. Cons. St. John 1766.
Deputy Marshal St. Ann 1759.
M .A. Port Royal 1688.
MATTHEWS, WILLIAM HENRY
Coroner St. Catherine 1780.
Island Secretary 1727. Died S.T. 1735; aged 54 years.
MAY, Rev. WILLIAM
Rector of Kingston,. died K.P.C. 1754; aged 59 years.
His first wife Smart, daughter of Edward Pennant of Clarendon died from the fall of a house in Kingston in the Great Storm 1722. His second wife Bathusa daughter of Florentias Vassal died S.T. 1746
MAY, ROSE HERING
Eldest son of Rev. William May. M.C. 1780. He was Custos of Clarendon, married Mary Trelawny Wigan (died in St. Dorothy 1786). Mr. May died S.T. 1791.
Provost Marshal General 1774. M.A. St. George 1776.
M A. Port Royal 1702, '3.
M.A. St. Thomas 1673.
Merchant Port Royal 1796.
M.A. Kingston 1718, '19, '25, '26, '27. St. Ann 1728. Speaker 1725. Died 1729.
Merchant Kingston 1728.
M.A. St. Ann 1733.
M.A. Kingston 1722, '24. Called to the Council 1724. Receiver General 1725. Chief Justice. Died S.T. 16, June 1739; aged 60 years. Vide "Fuller, Rose."
Son of Robert Milligan of London, Merchant. Born 1789. Died S.T 1818. His father carried on an extensive business in Kingston Ja., under the firm of Dick & Milligan. (Roby)
M. A. St. Thos. Vale 1761. St. Catherine 1757.
Merchant Kingston. Died K P.C. 1775; aged 37 years.
M.A. Clarendon 1790.
Merchant Kingston 1754.
M.A. St. George 1706, '7. Kingston 1705.
Appointed Commander of the Militia for Liguanea by Lord Windsor in 1662.
Clerk Supreme Court 1774. M.A. St. Catherine 1780, '81, '87, '90. Custos St. Catherine 1792.
MODYFORD, Sir THOMAS
Created Baronet (1663). Arrived as Governor of Jamaica 4, June 1664. Died S.T. 1679. He married Elizabeth daughter of Lewin Palmer Esqre. of Devonshire. She died in Spanish Town 1668; aged 29 years.
MODYFORD, Sir JAMES Created Baronet in 1660.
Brother of Sir Thomas Modyford, Senior. M.C. 1671. Died St. Andrews P.C. 13, Jany. 1675. Bart. extinct. His daughter Grace married Peter Heywood Esq.
MODYFORD, Sir THOMAS Junior
Second Baronet (1679). Asst. Judge Supreme Court 1671. Chief Justice 1675. Died S.T. 1679.
MODYFORD, Sir CHARLES
Third Baronet (1679). (Brother of Sir Thomas 2nd. Baronet.) M.C. 1679. Resided at the Angels Pen. Died 1686.
MODYFORD, Sir THOMAS Son of Sir Charles
5th Baronet (1690) M.A. St. George 1698. Was asked by the Speaker if he was of age. Answered, yes he was.
In 1699 a private act was passed to enable him to sell his lands in Jamaica. He married secondly Jane, daughter of Sir William Beeston, Knight, Governor of Jamaica. He died in 1703, when the title became extinct. His widow married Charles Long of Longville Jamaica.
M A. St. John 1718, '19, '22. St. Catherine 1721. Speaker 1721. Died ( St. John ) 14, July 1723; aged 45 years.
His wife Margaret remarried 27, Sept.1724, Rev. Richard Marsden, Rector of St. John. ( Archer.)
His first wife Mary, daughter of Laurce and Sarah Charnocke died St. John's 1709; aged 26 years.
MOHUN, Capt. EDWARD
M.A. St Dorothy 1702, '4.
M.A. St Dorothy l688.
MOLESWORTH, Col. HENDER
M C. 1671. President of the Council 1674. Lt. Governor from 1684 to 1687. Having favoured the revolution of 1688, he was created a Baronet, 19, July 1689, being the first upon whom that title was conferred by William III. Sir Hender was twice married but dying without issue, he was, according to the limitation of his Patent of Baronetcy succeeded in his title by his elder brother, Sir John, who was knighted by Charles II.
Coll. Cons. St Ann l767.
Provost Marshal General 1729.
MONK, HENRY STANLEY
Captain in the 13th Regiment. Died at Port Augusta 1791; aged 32 years.
Attorney General 1724. M.A. St. Catherine 1722, '24. St. Mary 1725. Expelled on his election on a charge of infringement of the liberties of the people.
M.A. Kingston 1728.
M.A. St. Mary 1755.
MOONE, Captain JOHN
M.A. St Mary l679, '88, '98. St. George 1693, '95.
Coll. Cons. St. Andrew 1768, '70. M.A. St. Andrew 1768, '81. Died 1783.
In 1770, a private act as passed to enable him to take up a sufficient quantity of water for turning mills for grinding sugar canes out of or from Agua-alta-river commonly called Wag Water River in St. Andrew, and to convey the same to the works in his plantation in said parish called Constant Spring.
M.A. St Ann 1708.
(Afterwards Baronet l764) Son of Samuel Moore.
Appointed Lt. Governor in 1756. The Public Buildings in Spanish Town commenced; and the Church enlarged and adorned. He again acted as Lt. Gov. in 1759, and had a narrow escape of his life in 1760, in suppressing the Tackey War. He married Catherine Maria, daughter of Samuel Long. His sister Elizabeth married Edward Manning.
MOORE, Hon. Col. JOHN
M.A. St. Mary 1679. Vere 1706, '7, '9. Westmoreland 1719 . St. James 1726, '27, '28, '29. St. Andrew 1722. M.C. 1725. Died Chapelton Church 1733.
M.A. St. Mary l745, '49. Vere 1735.
A private act was passed in 1742, to enable Trustees to sell his lands (Westmoreland) to pay off a mortgage and other debts, and for the performance of his will.
Merchant Kingston 1780.
Governor's Secretary 1757.
Merchant. Died St. Andrews P.C. 1738; aged 29 years.
Second son of Colonel John Moore.
M.A. Vere 1711, St. Ann 1716.
John Moore first settled at Barbados, and removed to Jamaica, married Elizabeth, daughter of Col. Smart.
Samuel Moore a younger son, died leaving-
Henry Moore Lt. Governor of Jamaica, who was created a Baronet in 1764. He married Catherine Maria, eldest daughter of Samuel Long of Longville, Ja., and had issue, John Henry, and Susanna Jane. The title became extinct in 1780.
M.A. Vere 1752, '54, '55, '56. M.C. 1757. Left Jamaica 1760 and elected M.P. for Hindon. Died 1791, in London, from a fall from his carriage.
He married, firstly, in Clarendon, 1754, Eleanor Angelina widow of William Dawkins.
MORANT, Hon JOHN, Senior.
Died 1723, and interred in the Vere Church; aged 44 years.
MORANT, JOHN Junior (His Son).
M.A. Hanover 1723, '26. Vere 1728, '32. St. Dorothy 1731. Died 1734; aged 38 years; also interred in the Vere church. Elizabeth his sister, wife of John Gale Esqre., died 1740; aged 34 years, also interred in the Vere Church.
In England, Miller adds "it is generally believed that Morant Bay and Port Morant were named after this family, but the agreement in name is accidental, as the district from the White Horses to Morant Point was named "Hato de Morante" by the Spaniards. (Roby)
M.A. St. Catherine 1698.
MORGAN, Capt. CHARLES
M.A. St. George 1677. Port Royal 1677.
MORGAN, Capt. CHARLES
Lieut. To Sir Thomas Modyford, arrived 19, May 1664, took possession of the Island and dissolved the Assembly. He died in 1665, at St. Eustatia or Saba when commanding an Expedition against Curacao.
MORGAN, Sir HENRY
Knight, Lt. General. M.C. 1679. Arrived as Lt. Governor 5, March 1675, and acted until arrival of Lord Vaughan on 14, March 1675, acted again until arrival of Earl of Carlisle and again 27, May 1680.
MORGAN, Admiral HENRY
Commander of the Fleet in Jamaica Station 1668, '70.
M.A. St. Elizabeth 1756.
MORRIS, Capt. EDWARD
M.A. Clarendon 1664.
M.A. St. Dorothy 1748, '49. St. John 1752, '54, '55.
M.A. St. Catherine 1745,'49. Port Royal 1740.
MORRIS, Capt. JOHN
Commander of the Dolphin Frigate under Admiral Morgan 1668, '70.
In 1784, a private act was passed to authorize and enable Sarah Morris of Kingston, described as a free Quadroon woman to settle and dispose of her estate both real and personal in this Island by deed or will in such manner as she shall think proper in favor of her natural daughter Charlotte Stirling and her issue notwithstanding the Law of Disabilities, and to entitle the said Charlotte Stirling and her issue to the same rights and privileges with English subjects under certain restrictions. This is the same lady who bequeathed the residue of her estate to the poor of Kingston and St. Andrew in the year 1809. The amount invested is £2,150, and the interest is regularly every year at Christmas time distributed by the Mayor and Council of Kingston.
M.A. St. David 1745, '49. Port Royal 1752. St Elizabeth 1759. Vacated 1760. Register Vice Admiralty Court 1764.
Keeper Soldier's Hospital, Port Royal 1766.
M.A. St. Jago 1663.
M.A. Vere 1766
MUMBEE, Lt. Col. VALENTINE Snr.
M.A. Vere 1698, 1792, '3.
MUMBEE, VALENTINE Snr.
M.A. Clarendon 1719, '22. St. Ann 1719.
MUMBEE, VALENTINE Jnr.
M.A. Vere 1725, '26, '27. St. Mary 1727.
Merchant Kingston 1784.
Receiver General 1771.
M A. St. Mary 1770, '81, '90.
M.A. St. Elizabeth 1783, '87, '90.
M.A. St. James 1773.
MA. St. Andrew 1765. Naval Officer Customs, Kingston 1766.
M A. St. David 1686. Port Royal 1691. Attorney General.
MUTUS, Capt. ARTHUR
M A. St. David 1702.
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