The Hon. Jedediah KERIE 
- Born: 14 Feb 1761
- Christened: 30 Apr 1761, St Thomas Middle Island St kitts.
- Marriage (1): Elizabeth Mary (Nancy) JULIUS 
- Died: 1846 aged 85
- Buried: 30 Nov 1846, St George Hanover Sq
St Thomas Middle Island St Kitts..
30 April 1761 Jedidiah son of Ravel and Elizabeth Kerie b Feb 14.
Ref: Caribbeana Vol 4A page 15.
Jedediah was late of St Kitts, then Bath England, he was an executor and beneficiary under the Will of Rev William John Julius 22 June 1810.
The Leeward Islands suffered a hurricane on the 31 Aug 1772, in the Parish of Middle Island Jedediah Kerie reported: "Some buildings damaged, which, together with what the crop has suffered, he estimates at about 700L currency
Ref: Report on computer file St Kitts Hurricane 2008
Jedediah was an Executor and Truster for the Estate of John Calfe, of St Kitts, whose Will was dated 12 Nov 1807. Proved PCC 13 Apr 1805.
Jedediah was a trustee of the estate of William Crooke his will dated 17 July 1805.
Extract of the will Caribbeana Vol 5 page 317
Triennial Return of Slaves St Christopher Pg 202 12 Jan 1831.
Jedediah through his son John is recorded as having 31 slaves plus:
Julius a male sambo aged 1 year Creole born St Kitts.
Joe Esdale a black male aged 26 Creole, working out, sold to Wm R Taylor.
Delia a black female aged 22 African from Congo field work, died.
Origional Return of Slaves Pg 528 30 June 1817
Records Jedediah through his son John J as having 3 slaves:
Barbara black female 48yrs Creole St Kitts house servant.
John Franks black male 45yrs Creole St Kitts sailor.
Dicon black male 45yrs African Minna sailor.
Triennial Return of Slaves St Christopher Pg 254 8 Jan 1834.
Jedediah through his son John is recorded as having 30 slaves plus:
Mary Christiana a female sambo aged 1 year 3 months creole born St Kitts.
John Ravel? Julius black male aged 4 mths., born St Kitts.
Frances a black female aged 28 a washer liberated by Act of Parliament.
Ref: Ancestry Slave Registers of former British Colonial Dependencies, 1813-1834 <http://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=1129>
Record setEngland & Wales deaths 1837-2007
His Will on this file to be transcribed.
Residence70 GLOUCESTER PL PORTN SQ
CourtPCC And Country Courts
Record setIndex to Death Duty Registers 1796-1903
National Archives referenceIR27/278
CategoryLife Events (BDMs)
SubcategoryWills & probate
Collections fromUnited Kingdom
ParishST GEORGE, HANOVER SQUARE
Record setWestminster Burials
Was Jedidiah a friend or relative of the Greatheed family?
Trinity Palmetto Point St Kitts.
1805 July 7. John Kerie infant son of William Greatheed and Christina Crooke b April 15, 1804.
Godfathers: Honourable Jedidiah Kerie, the Honourable John Julius and William Phipps Esq. God mothers, Mrs Kerie and Mrs Titley.
Ref: Caribbeana Volume 6 page 56.
Jedediah married Elizabeth Mary (Nancy) JULIUS  [MRIN: 221], daughter of John JULIUS  and Mary WHARTON . (Elizabeth Mary (Nancy) JULIUS  was christened in Oct 1774.)