Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Rawleigh Chinn

Male 1684 - 1742  (57 years)


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  • Name Rawleigh Chinn 
    Born 23 May 1684  Morritico Creek, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Mar 1741/42  White Chapel Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I029532  Tree1
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father John Chinn,   b. 1642, London England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1691, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Alice {Unproven} Gilbert,   b. Abt 1666, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1701, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married 1682  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17895  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Easter Ball,   b. 1685, Millenbeck, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1751, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 1703  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Chinn,   b. 1704, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1754, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     2. Sarah Chinn,   b. 1705, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1741, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 35 years)
     3. Chichester Chinn,   b. Between 1708 and 1718, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1747/48, Richmond County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
     4. Rawleigh Chinn,   b. Bef 1713, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1756, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years)
     5. Thomas Chinn,   b. 1714, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1768, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     6. Anne Chinn,   b. Bef 1725, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1793, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years)
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F17896  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret Ball,   b. 29 Sep 1694, Millenbeck, Lancaster Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 6 Nov 1758, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 64 years) 
    Married Abt 1719  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charles Chinn,   b. 18 Oct 1723, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1788, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Elijah Chinn,   b. 1725, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1771, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     3. Christopher Chinn,   b. 1725, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1770, Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F17897  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      CHINN, Rawleigh. Will. July & August 1741. Rec. 12 March 1741 /2.
      Legatees: Sons; Joseph (land in Prince William County) Thomas; Chichester (land in Richmond and King George counties); Rawleigh; daughter Ann Shearman; Gr.son Rawleigh Shearman, (land in Prince William Co.) godson, Charles, son of Margaret Downman; Christopher and Elijah sons of sd Margaret Down- man; Celia Nichols, daughter of Elizabeth Nichols; Joseph Durham, Dominick Newgent, Bryan Stott, Easter Chinn, and Wm. Glascock. Extr. Son Rayleigh Chinn W.B. 13, p. 253.
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      CHICHESTER, Ann. Will. 9 Feby. 1725. Rec. 10 Dec. 1729. Husband, Richard Chichester; Aunt, Dorathea, wife of Jeremiah Greenham of Richmond county; Niece, Ellen Heale; Nephew, Joseph Chinn son of my brother Raw. Chinn; Thomas Chinn; Chichester Chinn; Ann Chinn; Sarah Chitin, children of my brother. Nephew Raw. Chinn, son of brother Raw. Chinn; John Chinn. Capt. Geo. Heale; William Payne and wife, Wm. Heale, Geo. Heale Jr., Ann Heale and Catherine Heale; Elizabeth Heale; Catherine Lindsay; Catherine Kirk; Sarah Heale; James Atchison. Extr. Rawleigh Chinn. Wits. Edmund Currell, Eliz. Heale, Catherine Quirk. W.B. 12, p. 123.
      Inventory above estate returned by Rawleigh Chinn, Extr. 13 May 1730. W.B. 12, p. 172.

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      Father: John Chinn b: ABT 1641 in England
      Mother: Alice Smoot b: BEF 1668 in Lancaster Co. VA

      Marriage 1 Esther Ball b: 1685
      Married: 1703
      Children
      Thomas Chinn b: 1710 in Lancaster Co. VA
      Chichester Chinn
      Sarah Chinn
      Joesph Chinn b: 1703 in Lancaster Co. VA

      Marriage 2 Margaret Ball b: 20 Sep 1694 in Millenbeck, Lancaster Co. VA
      Children
      Charles Downman Chinn b: 18 Oct 1723 in Richmond County, Virginia
      Elijah Downman Chinn b: ABT 1727
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      CHINN, John. Will 15 Dec. 1691. Rec. 13 May 1692.
      Wife, Alice;
      Sons: John and Rawleigh;
      Son John Trussell and my daughter Elizabeth his wife;
      Son, Thomas Chilton and my daughter Sarah Chilton his wife.
      Daughters: Ann and Kaatherine Chinn.
      Extrx. Wife Alice.
      Wits. Wm. Smith, Alex. Dun, Edw. Geffrey. W.B. 8, p. 34.
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      STRETCHLEY, John. 6 Dec. 1698. Rec. 14 Dec. 1698.
      Wife: Alice. Daus-in-law: Catherine Chinn, Anne Chinn. Son- in-law: Raw. Chinn. Cousin: Edwd. Audley. Sister: Sarah Bambridge. Extrx: Wife. Wits: Wm. Ball, Rich. Ball, Geo. Haile. W.B. 8, p. 87.
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      STRETCHLEY, Alice, wife of Jno. Stretchley of St. Mary's White Chappell. 29 Aug. 1701. Rec. 8 Oct. 1701. Daus: Anne Fox the portion bequeathed her by Jno. Chinn, her father, and by Jno. Stretchley, her father-in-law); Catherine Heale. Sisters: Dorothy Durham and Tomassin Marshall. Son-in-law: Capt. Wm. Fox. Son: Rawleigh Chinn "all money in the hands of Mr. Jno. Pemberton, Mercht. of Liverpool." Cousin: Mary Dodson. Error: Son, Rawleigh Chinn Wits: Jas. Taylor, Lewis Pugh, David Smith. W.B. 8, p. 106.
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      1691-1695 Lancaster County Order Book 3: pg 319
      Lancaster County Court 8th of May 1695
      - JOHN STRETCHLEY and ALICE his Wife, Guardian to RAWLEIGH CHYN, Sonne of JOHN CHYN, late of this County, (deced), complaineing to this Court that whereas MRS. ELIZABETH SPENCER and JOHN INCE are possessed of a certaine tracte of Lande lyeing in this County containeing six hundred and fifty acres of lande formerly granted unto EDWARD MIHILL, (deced), by Pattent beareing date the Second day of May 1650, adjoyneing to the lande and Plantacon of the saide RAWLEIGH CHYN given to him by Will of his saide deceased Father and now in the occupacon of the saide JOHN STRETCHLEY and ALICE his Wife the saide ELIZABETH SPENCER not only forewarned the saide STRETCHLEY from cutting of Wood upon the saide CHYNs lande but alsoe that the saide SPENCER hath committed and doth dayly committ greate waste upon the saide RAWLEIGH CHYNs Lande by filing of sevrall Timber trees. It is therefore ordered that the saide Pattent of six hundred and fifty acres bee by Mr. EDWIN CONWAY, or Mr. GEORGE HEALE. or either of them. surveyed and laide out on the first Wedensday in June next (if faire weather) if not the next faire day accordinge to the boundes of the saide Pattent and that the Sheriffe summon a Jury of ye Vicinage to attend the saide Survey
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      1735-1743 King George County Deed Book 2 (Antient Press); pp. 319-322
      Indenture made 3rd/4th October 1738 between DANIEL McCARTY of Parish Washington county of Westmoreland Gent. and JOHN POPE of Parish Copley county Westmoreland Planter .. by deeds of lease & release .. for Fourty pounds current money of Virginia sold 150 acres whereon CHRISTOPHER PRICHET now dwells in Hanover Parish binding upon lands of RAWLEIGH CHIN, GILES CARTER, JOHN BARTLETT & LAWRENCE BUTLER & is the same land conveyed by Christopher Prichet unto Daniel McCarty by Deeds of lease & release 29th/ 20th September 1738 ..
      Presence Jno: Elliott, Danl: McCarty
      Lawr: Butler Junr., James Carter
      4th October 1738,
      At a court held 3rd October 1740 .. Deeds of lease & release recorded.
      Know all Men .. I DANIEL McCARTY .. am bound unto JOHN POPE .. in sum Fourty pounds current money of Virginia .. 28th October 1738. Condition .. if truly keep all covenants .. obligation to be void .. otherwise to remain in force ..
      Presence Jno: Elliott, Danl: McCarty
      Lawr: Butler Junr., James Carter
      At a court held 3rd October 1740 .. Bond recorded.
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      1735-1743 King George County Deed Book 2 (Antient Press); pp 484-489
      Indenture made 1st/2nd September 1743 between CHITHESTER CHIN Hanover Parish King George County and AGATHA his wife of one part and BENJAMIN WEEKS of Washington Parish Westmoreland County .. by deeds of lease & release .. for sum One hundred and eighty pounds current money of Virginia sold 435 & 1/2 acres in Richmond and King George Countys devised unto Chithester Chin by last will & testament of his Father RAWLEIGH CHIN late of Lancaster County Deceas'd .. 268 acres being part of a tract containing 1585 3/10 acres granted unto a certain WILLIAM SERJEANT and JOAN CLERK by Patent 26th September 1678 in General Court .. sold to Rawleigh Chin by STANLEY GOWEN .. deed 4th May 1720 .. and the remaining 1671/2 acres being another part of the said 1585 3/10 acres sold by one EDWARD BRYAN to Rawleigh, Father to Chichester Chin dated 10th June 1720 .. both conveyances remaining of record in County Court of Richmond ..
      Presence Rob. Vaulx, Chithester Chinn
      Wm. Longmire, Thos. Pratt Agatha Chinn
      At a court held 2nd September 1743 .. Deeds of lease & release recorded. Know all men .. We Chichester Chin and Agatha his wife .. are bound unto
      Benjamin Weeks .. Five hundred pounds Sterling .. 2nd September 1743. Condition .. if keep covenants .. to be void .. or remain ..
      Presence Rob. Vaulx, Chichester Chinn
      Wm. Longmire, Thos. Pratt
      At a court held 2nd September 1743 .. Bond recorded.

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