Mary James (née Haughton)

???? - 24th Jan 1789


Biography

Daughter and co-heiress of Philip Haughton and Catherine nee Tharpe; inherited Green Island in Hanover, Jamaica, from her father who died in 1765. Married Colonel Montague James in Hanover, Jamaica, 02/04/1754.

Sources

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. 6 pp. 1-6 "Hawtayne'.

PROB 11/926/274 Will of Philip Haughton of the parish of Hanover, Jamaica, planter.


Further Information

Absentee?
Maiden Name
Haughton
Spouse
Col. Montague James
Children
Philip (1756-1770), Mary (1759-1847), Catherine (1759-1842), Elizabeth (1762-1847), John (1763-1835), Sarah (1775-1835)

Associated Estates (5)

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
22/02/1765 [SD] - 1781 [EY] → Joint owner
1781 [SY] - 21/01/1789 [ED] → Owner
1782 [EA] - 1790 [LA] → Owner
1780 [EA] - 1783 [LA] → Tenant-for-life

Shown as owner but known from her husband Montague James' will to have been tenant-for-life.

1766 [EA] - → Joint owner

Although Mary James was entitled to the co-remainder of Retirement estate after the death of her sister Sarah c. 1766, only their sister Lady Anne Clarke is recorded against the estate, from 1784 onwards.


Relationships (16)

Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law
Daughter → Father
Sisters
Grandmother → Grandson
Sisters
Mother → Son
Wife → Husband
Step-mother → Step-son
Mother → Son
Aunt → Nephew
Grandmother → Grand-daughter
Grandmother → Grand-daughter
Grandmother → Grandson
Grandmother → Grand-daughter
Grandmother → Grand-daughter
Mother → Daughter