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Re: Jefferson in St. Kitts

Richard Bond (View posts)
Posted: 21 Jun 2003 3:41AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Jefferson, Jeaffreson
I think that the likely answer is yes. The naming of slaves after proprietors was the less common pattern in the Caribbean in contrast with the States.
It is likely that a white Jefferson had a child with a free colored woman and wanted to let the community know that he recognized the child was his. It would require more investigation but it is well known that the President Thomas Jeffeson had relatives on St. Kitts.

http://www.pettisfree.suffolk.gov.uk/jeaffreson.html
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Jeannette Abrahamson 24 Nov 2002 3:04PM GMT 
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Richard Bond 12 Jun 2003 1:49AM GMT 
Leah 18 Jun 2003 12:50AM GMT 
Richard Bond 21 Jun 2003 9:41AM GMT 
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