Current Queries And to Post a Query on the Rootsweb site-General Jamaican Message Board
(If this is your first time on the Jamaican Board, do a name search on the above Jamaican Rootsweb Message Board before you post. That way you will see if anyone has posted anything on your family back to 1998). Also check below.
Queries from 1997 to February 1998, (collected early, only on this site)
Example Queries: You are more likely to receive a response if you follow these guidelines. (In 5-7 lines, be as precise as you can. Include the last name, date and parish, if known). For the purpose of archives put the word Jamaica in your text.
MURRAY, Port Royal?, Jamaica, ca 1780-1812+
Looking for the parents of Elias Wainwright Murray, (merchant, butcher) b 1812, d 1868, Port Royal. Father reputed to be of Scottish descent (Kirkcudbright). Mother slave or free person of colour. m Ann Campbell 1836. Children of Elias and Ann: Samuel Ward, Elias Phillips, William Clarke, Hannnah Brown, Mary Ann Rice, Anna Clarke, Harriet Matilda, Ann Amerlia, Elias Alexander Baine, John Livingston Ward, Caroline Medola Bolt.
GRAVES, St Ann? after 1836
Seeking descendents of children of Julines Beckford (carpenter) and Francis Ann(nee Hall) Graves:m 1817. Children: Sarah Grace b 1819, Johanna b 1823, William Beckford b 1827, Bathshua b 1830, John Oliver b 1831 in Jamaica.