John McLean

???? - 1817

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Joint owner of Dumfries estate in Grenada; will proved in 1817, when one of his executors was his brother and legatee George McLean (q.v.). One of the daughters of John McLean, Joanna Isabella McLean, married John Anthony Macrae, in Edinburgh in 1841. She brought a formerly enslaved person, Malvina Wells, from Grand Bay estate to Scotland to be her lady's maid. She lived in Edinburgh until her death in 1890.

  1. Will of John McLean [of the island of Carriacou presently residing in the parish] of St Marylebone planter proved 22/12/1817. Under the will he left 2/3rds of his property to his wife Janet and one third to his 'friendly brother' George McLean, after some monetary legacies including £100 to a 'mulatto boy' Donald McLean.

Sources

T71/328 pp. 4-18; Alexander Macrae, History of the Clan Macrae, with genealogies... (Dingwall, Ross, 1910) p. 120; GROS Deaths 1890 685/1 152.

  1. PROB 11/1599/318.

See also entry for Malvina Wells.


Further Information

Absentee?
Transatlantic
Spouse
Janet Urquhart

Associated Claims (1)

£10,914 2S 2D
Beneficiary deceased

Relationships (2)

Brothers
Deceased Husband → Widow