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

Anne Chinn

Female 1682 - 1729  (47 years)


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  • Name Anne Chinn 
    Born 5 May 1682  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Dec 1729  Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I032889  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 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 F17894  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 William Fox,   b. 20 Jan 1673/74, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1718, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married Aug 1701  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 
    Family ID F19482  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Richard Chichester,   b. 5 Mar 1656/57, Silverton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1734, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1719  Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 
    Family ID F19486  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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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 Chinn, 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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      Contributed by Janean Ray

      Ann Chinn's Will is dated February 9, 1725, and was recorded December 10, 1729 in Clerks Office, Lancaster County, Virginia - Will book no. 12, pg. 123

      In the name of God I am Ann Chichester, wife of Richard Chichester of the County of Lancaster...
      Item - I give to my Aunt Dorothy (Smoot) Greenham, wife of Jeremiah Greenham of Richmond Co. Plantu, my suit of silk crape clothes and a suit of muslin head clothes - with apron, rufels and ---
      Item - My will and desire is that my Mulatto girl name Mary which is now in possession of Jeremiah Greenham and my aunt Dorothy Greenham his wife remain with my Aunt Greenham until the said mulatto girl Mary shall rise to the years of twenty and one if my Aunt Dorothy Greenham shall live so long and in case my Aunt shall die before Mary shall come to 21 years then my will is that my niece Ellen Heale have ye said mulatto until she arrives to 21 years and at the expiration of 21 my will and pleasure is that mulatto Mary be
      free from all persons whatsoever.
      Item - I give unto Capt. George Heale Junr, William Heale Junr. Ann Heale, Catherine Heale, twenty shillings each.
      Item - I give unto Joseph Chinn, son of my brother Rawleigh Chinn, my Negro woman Moriah and her three children viz: namely Hannah, Nanny, Ruth, to him ye said Joseph Chinn and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten but if he shall die without such heirs then my will and desire is that the said Negro woman Moriah and her three daughters, namely Hannah, Nanny, and Ruth and their increase be equally divided amongst my brothers children namely, Thomas Chinn, Chichester Chinn, Ann Chinn, and Sarah Ellen Chinn and their
      heirs forever.
      Item - I give to my brother Rawleigh Chinn my two Negro lads namely Dublin and Cefis until such time my nephew Christopher Chinn shall come to the age of twenty one years and then my will and desire is that Christopher Chinn (is this Christopher Downman?) have and enjoy my two negros Dublin and Cefis to him the said Christopher Chinn and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten forever, but in case he die without heirs then my will is that John Chinn have ye Negro Dublin and Rawleigh Chinn have and enjoy Cefis to them and their heirs forever.
      Item - I give to Rawleigh Chinn, son of my brother Rawleigh Chinn twenty shillings.
      Item - I give unto Ann Chinn all my plate hereafter mentioned, viz: one
      large silver tankard market or engraves ISA (?), half a dozen silver spoons and silver ladle marked ACA and one silver tumbler to her and her heirs.
      Item - I give to Ann Chinn one suit of my clothes and half a dozen new Rusia Leather chairs.
      Item - I give unto Eliza Heale all the remainder of my clothes of the better sort.
      Item - I give unto Catherine Lindsey and Catherine Kirk all my usual wearing clothes to be equally divided between them.
      Item - I give to Sarah Heale three silver salts and my side saddle.
      Item - I give James Atchison six hundred pounds of tobacco to be paid him out of the crop made on the hills plantation.
      Item - I give unto my brother Rawleigh Chinn ten Pounds Sterling I have in the hands of Mr. William Dawkins, merchant in London.
      Item - I give unto my brother all residue of my estate in what nature
      forever.
      Item - I appoint my loving brother Rawleigh Chinn my sole executor of this my last will and testament, revoking all former wills and deeds by me made and do publish and declare this the last as witness my hand and seale this ninth day of February, One Thousand Seven Hundred twenty and five/six.
      Signed, sealed and published in presence of Edmond Carroll, Eliza Heale,
      Catherine Quick (see above Kirk). Rawleigh Chinn audited her est. Feb. 13, 1729, amt. 250 pounds.
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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 Katherine 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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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      LADNER, Hugh. 8 Oct. 1708. Rec. 12 Jan. 1708.
      Wife: Shusanna. Dau: Elizabeth. Other legatees: William and Ann Payne, children which wife had by former husband;. William Fox, Mrs. Ann Fox, wife of Mr. William Fox; William Payne, my son-in-law. Exors: Son-in-law, Wm. Payne. Wits: William Fox, Joseph Carter and George Chowning. W.B. 10, pp. 1-2.

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