Major Christopher Hewetson

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Apparently resident slave-owner on Trinidad, dying by 1822. His wife Wilhelmina (1799-1882), possibly his second wife, died at Belle Vue Lismore Ireland in 1882 'sine prole'.


Miscellanea Genealogica et heraldica 4th series vol. IV (1912) p. 299. This source says that Wilhelmina Hewetson was wife to her cousin Major Christopher Hewetson of Felicity Hall 'in 1827'. The same source shows James, a son of Christopher Hewetson Esq. of Felicity Hall, baptised c. 1817 by his uncle Rev. Robert Hewetson, himself a Caribbean clergyman connected to a slave-owning family in Antigua through his own first wife Sarah Gilliard [?] Thomas.

Further Information

(2) Wilhelimina
With (1) James

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
1813 [EA] - 1819 [LA] → Owner
1822 [EA] - 1822 [LA] → Previous owner