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

Henry Chiles

Male 1698 - 1763  (64 years)


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  • Name Henry Chiles  [1
    Born 13 Nov 1698  St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Aug 1763  St. George's Parish, Spotysylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I114043  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 

    Father John Chiles,   b. 1657, Jamestown, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1723, St. Margaret's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Mary Boucher,   b. 1670, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1705, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married Abt 1686  New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Carr,   b. 30 Nov 1704, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1759, St. George's Parish, Spotysylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married Abt 1721  King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Susannah Chiles,   b. Abt 1723, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 9 Jan 1817, Fayette County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 94 years)
     2. James Chiles,   b. Bef 1730, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1769, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years)
     3. John Chiles,   b. 1730, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1803, Abbeyville, South Carolina - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. William Chiles,   b. Jan 1735/36, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1804, Abbeyville, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     5. Benjamin Chiles,   b. Abt 1739, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1786, Fluvanna County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
     6. Thomas Carr Chiles,   b. Bef 1740, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1779, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years)
     7. Henry Chiles,   b. Aft 1740, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Jun 1805, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 63 years)
     8. Walter Chiles,   b. 1742, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1796, Fayette County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years)
     9. Anne Chiles,   b. Bef 1744,   d. Aft 1780, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years)
     10. Elizabeth Chiles,   b. 7 Nov 1755, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1847, Lexington County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F45068  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susannah Dickens,   b. 14 Jun 1714,   d. 17 May 1784, Culpeper County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 1756  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F24802  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      CHEILES, Henry, Spotsylvania Co., d. June 10, 1763, p. Aug 1, 1763.
      Wit. Milley Webb, Richard Crittenden Webb, Ann Webb, Thomas Wiatt.
      Ex. my wife and son Waltho Cheiles.
      Leg. sons John and Henry;
      son William, part of land I purchased of Mr. Baylor;
      son, James;
      son, Waltho;
      son, Thomas Carr Cheiles;
      son, Benjamin;
      my daughter, Susannah Harley [sic Haley] and her two children;
      my daughters, Sarah, Elizabeth, and Ann Cheiles. (page 66)
      [Editor’s note: I searched deeds to see if I could determine Henry’s wife and came up with two possibilities: Mercy (3 deeds in 1749) and Susannah (1 deed in 1756). My guess is Mercy but genealogists shouldn’t guess.]
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      1722-1725 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; page 89-91
      THIS INDENTURE made the Second day of June in the year of Our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and twenty four and in the tenth year of the Reigne of Our Sovereign Lord George by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., Between HENRY WEBBER of the Parish of Saint John and County of KING WILLIAM Gent. of one part and HENRY CHILES and JOHN CHILES, Heirs of JOHN CHILES, Gent. deceased, of the Parish of Saint Margarett of the other part; Witnesseth that HENRY WEBBER in consideration of one hundred pounds of good and currant money of Virginia to him in hand already paid by JOHN CHILES, deceased, the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto HENRY CHILES and JOHN CHILES, heirs of JOHN CHILES deceased, one certain parcell of land containing by estimation and survey two thousand acres scituate in Saint George Parish and County of Spotsylvania granted to HENRY WEBBER by Pattent bearing date the 28th day of October 1723 and bounded, Begining at a corner black Oak of Colo. JAMES TAYLOR's thousand acres in JOHN DOWNERS's line and runing thence South seventy seven degrees East eighty poles to a small corner Hiccory of JOHN DOWNERS's in a valley in a line of the said TAYLOR's, thence North ninety six poles to a white Oak in a valley, thence East two hundred and eighty poles to a red Oak and white Oak on a high Ridge thence North six hundred and thirty two poles to three white Oaks and a Sassafras in a valley, thence West three hundred and twenty six poles to three small Hiccory saplins on a Hill, thence South seventy degrees West three hundred and sixty poles to a Stake by a red Oak and a white Oak near the head of a valley, thence South thirty two degrees East seven hundred and thirty poles to the beginning to have and to hold the two thousand acres of land and premises with appurtenances thereunto belonging unto HENRY CHILES and JOHN CHILES, heirs of JOHN CHILES, deceased, and their heirs, the said HENRY CHILES and JOHN CHILES is not to have but one thousand three hundred and thirty four acres of the said land in their possession till the decease of ELENDER HICKMAN, Wife of EDWIN HICKMAN and Relict of the said JOHN CHILES deceased because the said HENRY WEBBER hath given EDWIN HICKMAN and ELENDER his Wife a Lease during her natural life for six hundred and sixty six acres of the said two thousand acres as by the said HICKMAN's Lease will more at large appear but after the decease of the said ELLENDER HICKMAN the said hundred and sixty six acres of land to return. to HENRY CHILES and JOHN CHILES along with the other thirteen hundred and thirty four acres and then to remaine to HENRY CHILES and JOHN CHILES and their heirs and to no other intent or purpose and HENRY WEBBER for himself his heirs doth covenant that the land with other the premises with appurtenances is discharged from all incurnbrances the quitrents and services from hence forth growing due and payable to Our Sovereign Lord the King his heirs only excepted, In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seal the day month and year first above written Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us
      JAMES COX HENRY WEBBER
      FRANCIS CONWAY
      JOHN HAWKINS
      Att a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 2d day of June 1724 Mr. HENRY WEBBER acknowledged this his Deed with Livery and Seizen to HENRY CHILES and JOHN CHILES and at the motion of Capt. THOMAS CARR admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur
      Memorandum; That on the Second day of June in the year of Our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and twenty four full and peaceable possession and seisen of all the land within granted or mentioned to be granted was delivered by HENRY WEBBER to HENRY CHILES and JOHN CHILES to hold to the said HENRY CHILES and JOHN CHILES and their heirs and assigns for ever according to the force form and effect of this Deed in the presence of JAMES COX and JOHN HAWKINS witnesses
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us
      JAMES COX HENRY WEBBER
      FRANCIS CONWAY
      JOHN HAWKINS
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 2d day of June 1724 JOHN QUARLES having first proved MRS. JANE WEBBER's Power of Attorney to him in Court acknowledged all the said JANE's Right of Dower of the above Deed for land unto HENRY CHILES and JOHN CHILES likewise the livery and seizen of the same which at the said Capt. THOMAS CARR's motion was admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur
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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Flat of division of land of a tract of which Henry Chiles and John Chiles, are seized in fee simple, as by Deeds to them from Henry Webber, in Spts. Co. Court. Petition of sd. Henry and John Chiles for division as per plat attached. Dated Nov. 6, 1739, and Recd. Nov. 6, 1739.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Sept. 4, 1744. Henry Chiles of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., planter, and Mercy, his wife, to George Seaton of St. John's Par., King William Co., Gent. £180 curr. 600 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., part of a tract granted Henry and John Chiles, as joint tenants, etc. Witnesses, George Morton, William x Sandige, John x Graves. Sept. 4, 1744.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Sept. 4, 1744. Patterson Pulliam of Spts. Co., planter, and Elizabeth, his wife, to Henry Chiles of sd. Co., planter. £90 cum 250 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. George Seaton, George Morton, John x Graves. Sept. 4, 1744.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      April 4, 1749. Thomas Wyatt of Essex Co., and Sukey, his wife, to Henry Chiles of Spts. Co. £153 curr. 667 a. in Spts. Co. Jo. Brock, Thos. Estes, Nicho. Horn. April 4, 1749. (Signed, Thomas Wiat.)
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      July 4, 1749. Henry Chiles of Spts. Co., planter, and Marcy, his wife, to James Rawlings, Senr., of the sd. county, planter. £90 curr. 250 a. on N. side Pamunkey River, in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. Ben. Johnson, John C. Webb, Jos. Brock. July 4, 1749.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      July 4, 1749. Henry Chiles of Spts. Co. and Marcy, his wife, to William Webb of same county. £23 curr. 100 a. in Spts. Co. Ben. Johnson, James Rallings, Jo. Brock. July 4, 1749.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      July 4, 1749. Henry Chiles of Spts. Co. and Marcy, his wife, to John Crittenden Webb of same co. £23 curr. 100 a. in Spts. Co. Ben. Johnson, James Rawllings, Jos. Brock. July 4, 1749.

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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Feby. 2, 1756. Henry Chiles and Susanna, his wife, of Spts. Co., to John Chiles of same county, second son of the sd. Henry Chiles, etc. Deed of gift. 150 a. in co. afsd. Witnesses, Thomas Wiat, Wm. Webb, John Holladay. March 2, 1756.

  • Sources 
    1. [S804378] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.

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