Jacob Mendez Gutieres or Gutteres

???? - 1752


Co-owner with George Ellis of Palm in St Thomas-in-the-Vale, Green Castle and Orange Hill in St Mary, Crawle, Cow Park Pen and Ellis Caymanas in St Catherine, .

  1. Will of Jacob Mendes Gutieres, merchant of St Catherine, Jamaica proved 04/11/1752.

  2. Jacob Gutteres was listed in the Jamaican Quit Rent books for 1754 as the owner of 300 acres of land in St Catherine and 273 acres of land in St John, total 573 acres. This may be the estate of Jacob Mendes Gutteres, or possibly the son.

  3. Jacob Mend. Gutterez of St Catherine, merchant. Estate probated in Jamaica in 1750. Slave-ownership at probate: 352 of whom 193 were listed as male and 159 as female. 67 were listed as boys, girls or children. Total value of estate at probate: £72293.41 Jamaican currency of which £9502.5 currency was the value of enslaved people. Estate valuation included £2416.79 currency cash, £60117.91 currency debts and £349.56 currency plate.


  1. PROB 11/798/50.

  2. 'A List of landholders in the Island of Jamaica together with the number of acres each person possessed taken from the quit rent books in the year 1754', TNA CO 142/31 transcribed at http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/Samples2/1754lead.htm.

  3. Trevor Burnard, Database of Jamaican inventories, 1674-1784.

Associated Estates (2)

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
1741 [EA] - 1743 [LA] → Joint owner
1740 [EA] - 1743 [LA] → Joint owner

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The relationship has not yet been traced. Jacob Mendez Gutieres left legacies to his daughter Judy, the wife of Jacob Gutterez, in his will proved in...

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