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Famous People Who Died in Jamaica

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List of famous people who died in Jamaica, with photos when available. These notable Jamaica deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Jamaica, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Jamaica listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Jamaica has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

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This list of historic deaths in Jamaica includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.
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Charles Vane is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 41 (1680-1721) from England
2
Mary Read is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 36 (1685-1721) from London, United Kingdom
3
James P. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 61 (1894-1955) from New Brunswick, New Jersey
4
Peter Tosh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 43 (1944-1987) from Westmoreland Parish, Jamaica
5
Jo Van Fleet is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 82 (1914-1996) from Oakland, USA, California
6
Bob Woolmer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 59 (1948-2007) from Eurasia, Uttar Pradesh, India, Kanpur, Kanpur district
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Joan Cullman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 72 (1932-2004) from Far Rockaway, New York City, New York
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Billy Rose is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 67 (1899-1966) from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Timothy Moxon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 82 (1924-2006) from Kent, United Kingdom
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Jam Master Jay is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 37 (1965-2002) from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Rufus King is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 72 (1755-1827) from Scarborough, Maine, United States of America
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Charles Baker Adams is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 39 (1814-1853) from Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts
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Sean Bell shooting incid... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
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William Henry Pickering ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
William Henry Pickering Dec. at 80 (1858-1938) from Boston, Massachusetts
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Calico Jack is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 38 (1682-1720) from Bristol, United Kingdom
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Henry Morgan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 53 (1635-1688) from Wales
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Sir James Fergusson, 6th... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 75 (1832-1907) from Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Ellen O'Mara is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 55 (1949-2004) from Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America
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William Houstoun is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 38 (1695-1733) from Scotland
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John Henry Towers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
John Henry Towers Dec. at 70 (1885-1955) from Rome, Georgia
21
Frank Worrell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 43 (1924-1967) from Barbados, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles, Caribbean, Antilles, Saint Michael Parish
22
Marie-Madeleine Lachenai... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 65 (1778-1843) from Arcahaie, Haiti
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Hortense Ellis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 59 (1941-2000) from Trenchtown, Jamaica
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Trevor Berbick is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 52 (1954-2006) from Port Antonio, Jamaica
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Norman Manley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Jamaica
Dec. at 76 (1893-1969) from Roxborough, Manchester