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DeLisser / De Lisser Family of Jamaica

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This project is to research and find out more about the DeLisser / De Lisser and other related families from Jamaica, West Indies, but originating in western Europe.

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"Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present and future."--Gail Lumet Buckley (Born on December 21, 1937; daughter of Lena Horne).

Origins of the Surname

Theories and Projects

Quite a few of the masters had children by the slaves. In about 50 percent of the cases, the slave would end up with his master's name.

As time went on, slaves from the same plantation or same surname came together and married into their surname groups.

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Elder's Stories

DeLisser Notables

  • Dick DeLisser

St. Elizabeth