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1761 - ????
"Free quadroon woman" and mother of eleven children; independently wealthy, perhaps through legacies left her by her partners James Tierney (died 1784) and Ebenezer Robertson (died 1825).
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The Buff Bay plantation was a sugar estate next to the Buff Bay River, south of Charlestown in Jamaica. By 1839, the estate was 840 acres.
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CITING THIS RECORD:'James Straker I', Legacies of British Slavery database, http://wwwdepts-live.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/2146649233 [accessed 16th January 2022].