Elizabeth Martha Coakley

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Owner of 'two houses' in St Catherine 1817-1839.

  1. "Free quadroon", had eight children with Hon. Thomas Witter Jackson, all baptised in St Catherine or Kingston between 1804 and 1818: Marianne Jackson (1804-), Thomas Witter Jackson (1807-1882), Mary Ann Jackson (1807-), Elizabeth Eleanor Jackson (1813-), Jane Innes Jackson (1814-), Edward Bullock Jackson (1815-), Charles Hamilton Jackson (1817-1878), Ann Lynch Jackson (1818-).

  2. One of her children, Charles Hamilton Jackson, baptised in St Catherine in 1817, married [1] Elizabeth Eleanor McFarlane and [2] Charlotte Allan Heslop (the grand-daughter mentioned in the will of William Heslop, proved in 1847). He became a prominent polititian and died 14/04/1878 in St Catherine. At the time of his death he was Island Secretary. Another of her children was Thomas Witter Jackson junior (q.v.).


  1. Familysearch.org, Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online].

  2. Ibid.; PROB 11/2052/294.

We are grateful to David Barker for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Associated Claims (2)

£170 14s 7d
£99 4s 0d

Relationships (2)

Mother → Natural Son
Extra-marital relationships