It has been quite some time since I have posted my Jamaican surnames
SNAITH - Two relatives, John and George William arrived in Jamaica
1794. Many descendants of this large family. Many have still not been identified. In 1796 associated with Highfield Mountain estate,
Clarendon. In 1870's family owned Greenwall Sugar Plantation in St.
David's. This is my main research line. The following surnames are
collateral to the SNAITH line in Jamaica.
BURRELL - Associated with Burberry plantation. John BURRELL m. Suzanna
KING in 1777. They had 12 children. Second born child, Anne Hoyle
BURRELL m. John SNAITH in 1796. Burrell's were in Jamaica since
KIRKLAND - Moses was one of the Loyalists. Some of the KIRKLANDS
married into the following lines: LIVINGSTON, MACDONALD, HART, SNAITH, OSTERLAND, BRUCE, COOKE.
HARRISON - James, arrived JA. about 1846. Was custos of St. Thomas.
Died in 1904. Father's name was actually James WALLACE. James HARRISON
was the illegitimate son of [unknown HARRISON] and James WALLACE.
WALLACE - James. After the illegitimate birth of son James HARRISON,
he did marry an Anna Maria BROOKS in Jamaica. She died in 1834. No
children born of this union. Anna Maria had a sister named Charlotte
BROOKS who died in 1833 in Jamaica.
MACDERMOTT - Dr. Charles Henry - mid 1800's.
PAGE - Dr. Robert - arrived in Jamaica mid 1700's.
HART - Juliana of St. Andrews m. William Pitt KIRKLAND, son of Moses,
DENT - George Fowler m. Emily Mary Danvers SNAITH ca. 1870. He was the
son of Charles Calmady DENT and a Lady Selina HASTINGS. Some how
connected to the SHILLINGFORD family of Jamaica through marriage.
THORBURN(E) - a distant collateral connection to SNAITH through the
WILLIAMS - Frances m. John Reid SNAITH 1837 Clarendon.
SANDS - Margaret m. Charles Alfred SNAITH ca 1870ish. Produced one
SLADER - Charles Gresham m. Juliana Matilda SNAITH.
O'SULLIVAN - William m. Edith SNAITH ca. 1880-90. He was drowned while
she was pregnant with their 8th child. It is believed she died shortly
after giving birth as all 8 children were split up amongst the SNAITH
and FOWLER families to raise. Children's names include: Charlton,
Jocelyn, Cyril, Kathleen, Edith, Evadne, Corita, and last child's name
is not known.
My hope is that some of these surnames may appear in another
researchers line and that he/she will contact me. In most cases I have
more information that I will gladly share. In others, I am hoping that
you may have some information that could provide me with clues for
Thank you for your time.
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