See also

John LEAYCRAFT ( - )

1. John LEAYCRAFT, son of Jeremiah LEAYCRAFT ( - ) and Bethia UNK ( - ), married Mary HINSON.


Could this be the same family/person?

Leaycraft. This family lived in the New York area, and still does. There are descended from Benjamin Leacraft's brother, when they both moved out of Bermuda about 1790.
Arrived at the Port of Quebec May 27 Ship Catherine Longmuir 20 Apr Liverpool to P & D Burnet May 27 Bark Cybele Heckler 14 Apr Gloucester 6 settlers to Pembertons, general cargo May 27 Ship Home Duncan 17 Apr Liverpool to Gilmour & Co May 27 Ship Dochfour Johns 15 Apr Bristol Messrs Levey, Townsend, Vining, Hood, Williams, Hill and 5 settlers to Pembertons, general cargo May 27 Bark Dixon Slater 7 Apr Hull to J Leaycraft & Co
J.W. Leaycraft, Dunscomb & Co, rum
to Leaycraft, rum & sugar


Mary HINSON and John LEAYCRAFT had the following children:


Hamutal LEAYCRAFT ( - )

Margaret Richardson LEAYCRAFT (1821-1880). Margaret was born on 30 September 1821 in Southampton, Bermuda. She was christened on 1 January 1822. She married Samuel Saltus INGHAM on 27 May 1841 in Southampton. She died on 27 May 1880 in "Mangroville", Paget, Bermuda.

John 2 LEAYCRAFT ( - )

Second Generation

2. Jeremiah LEAYCRAFT was a Shipping Merchant. He married Bethia UNK.


This man is probably the father of John and Jeremiah. It is likely that he and three brothers founded the merchant company which sailed out of Bermuda and Quebec.


There are media files which refer to other Leaycrafts who are as yet unidentified but are almost undoubtedly family members.


3. Bethia UNK has few details recorded about her. She and Jeremiah LEAYCRAFT had the following children:



John LEAYCRAFT ( - )

Jeremiah LEAYCRAFT ( - )