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 
    Birth 23 May 1684  Morritico Creek, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 12 Mar 1742  St Mary's White Chapel Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I29532  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father John Chinn,   b. 1642, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Nov 1691, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 49 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Alice Smoote,   b. Abt 1666, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 8 Oct 1701, Lancaster County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 1682  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19511  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Easter Ball,   b. 1685, Millenbeck, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 May 1751, Lancaster County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 66 years) 
    Marriage 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 locationd. 28 Jan 1754, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 50 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Sarah Chinn,   b. 1705, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1741, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 35 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Chichester Chinn,   b. Between 1708 and 1718, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 7 Mar 1748, Richmond County, Virginia - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 40 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Rawleigh Chinn,   b. Bef 1713, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 Oct 1756, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 43 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Thomas Chinn,   b. 1714, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 Jan 1768, Lancaster County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 54 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. Anne Chinn,   b. Bef 1725, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 Oct 1793, Lancaster County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 68 years)  [Father: natural]
     7. John Chinn,   b. Abt 1710, St Mary's White Chapel Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 4 Jan 1741/42, St Mary's White Chapel Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 32 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F19512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Family 2 Margaret Ball,   b. 29 Sep 1694, Millenbeck, Lancaster Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 6 Nov 1758, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 64 years) 
    Marriage 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 locationd. 15 Feb 1788, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 64 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Elijah Chinn,   b. 1725, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Mar 1771, Loudoun County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 46 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Christopher Chinn,   b. 1725, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 13 Aug 1770, Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 45 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F19513  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

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  • Notes 
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [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, Page 253.
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [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, Page 123.
      Inventory above estate returned by Rawleigh Chinn, Extr. 13 May 1730. W.B. 12, Page 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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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [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, Page 34.
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [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, Page 87.
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [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, Page 106.
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      1691-1695 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 3, Part 3; [Antient Press]; Page 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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      1711-1714 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 6, Part 1 [Antient Press]; Page 160
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we RAWLEIGH CHIN of LANCASTER County, EDGCOMBE SUGGITT and JAMES SUGGITT of County of Richmond are held and firmly bound unto the Worspll. Justices of said County in the sume of Two hundred pounds Sterl., to the which payment well and truly to be made we bind our selves our heirs firmly by these presents; As Wittness our hands and seals this second day of Septr: 1713
      THE CONDITION of this obligation is such that if the above bound RAWLEIGH CHIN, Admr. of all the goods chattells and creditts of WILLIAM GOODRIDGE deced., do make a true and perfect inventory of all the goods chattells and creditts of the said deced., and the same so made do exhibit into the County Court of Richmond at such time as he shall be thereunto required by the said Court, and the same administer according to Law, and further do make a just and true account of his actings and doings therein when thereto required by the said Court, and also do well and truely pay and deliver all the legacies contained and specified in the said Testament as farr as the goods chattel's and creditts will thereunto extend according to the value thereof and the Law shall charge him, Then this obligation to be void and of none effect otherwise to remain in full force and virtue
      Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      (no witnesses recorded) RAWLEIGH CHIN
      EDGBE. SUGGITT
      JAMES SUGGITT
      Acknowledged in Richmond County Court the Second day of Septr. 1713 by RAWLEIGH CHIN, EDGCOMB SUGGITT and JAMES SUGGITT and ordered to be recorded
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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      1719-1721 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 7; Part 4 [Antient Press]; Page 504-506
      THIS INDENTURE made ye Third day of May in ye Sixth yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord George, by the grace of God of Great Brittain, France & Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., Annoq: Domini 1720, Between DAVID BERRICK of Parish of Southfarnham in County of ESSEX, Gent , & ANN his Wife of ye one part and RAWLEIGH CHINN of ye Parish of ST. MARYES WHITE CHAPPEL in County of LANCASTER of ye other part; Witnesseth that DAVID BERRICK & ANN his Wife in consideration of One Negro Woman and Seaventy three pounds Sterling to them by RAWLEIGH CHINN in hand paid do by these presents bargain sell & confirm to RAWLEIGH CHINN his heirs one certain tract of land situate in Parish of Northfarnham in ye County of Richmond containing two hundred sixty four acres and thirty five per: of land 'faith: all houses, tobacco houses, barnes gardens orchards and appurtenances belonging; the said Two hundred and sixty four acres of land being part of a tract of land containing seven hundred & fifty acres of land formerly granted to Capt. GEORGE BRAYER, which after his decease to Mr, THOMAS GOOSE and the heirs of Capt. GEORGE BRAYER by Pattent bearing date ye 30 day of October 1664 bounded, Begining att a Stake in ye angle of three red Okes in THOMAS WALKERs line & mining S. 48d. 106 per. to a Gum at ye head of a small Branch, thence down sd, Branch No 27d. 10. W. 13 per; , N. 65 d. 30' West 27 per, No. 37d. W. 26 per: to a small red Oke saplin by ye Branch side, thence No, 21d, E. 91 per: to a small white Oak in a Valey upon JOHN PURSELLs Old Field, thence No. 20d, W. 16 per. No. 50 1/2 per. to a Stake in ye fork of three Scrubby Okes, in ye old line of Capt. GEORGE BRAYERs Pattent (entry very dark but only contains distances and the note "where THOMAS BRISTOLL now lives,"); To have and to hold the before mentioned two hundred sixty four acres of land with all houses barnes stables tobacco houses & appurtenances belonging unto RAWLEIGH CHINN his heirs; And DAVID BERRICK and ANN his Wife & their heirs the two hundred and sixty four acres of land unto RAWLEIGH CHINN his heirs against the lawful' claim of every person will warrant and for ever defend; In Witness of all wch: the parties above to these presents interchangeably sett their hands & seals the day and year above written
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
      ROBERT TOMLIN DAVID BERRICK
      ELIZABETH TOMLIN ANN BERRICK
      STANDLY his mark GOWER
      Att a Court held for Richmond County the Fourth day of May 1720
      DAVID BERRICK & ANN BERRICK came into Court and acknowledged this their Deed unto RAWLEIGH CHINN which was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
      (The Memorandum of Livery and Seizen is signed by the same three witnesses and DAVID BERRICK and ANN BERRICK, and recorded the same day.)
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee DAVID BERRICK of the Parish of Southfarnham in County of ESSEX, Gent., and ANN his Wife are held and firmly bound unto RAWLEIGH CHINN of ST. MARYS WHITE CHAPEL Parish in ye County of LANCASTER, Gent,, in the sum of Two hundred & six pounds Sterling money to the which payment well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs firmly by these presents; Sealed with our Seales & dated this Third day of May in the Sixth year of the Reigne of our Sovereign Lord George by ye grace of God of Great Brittain France & Ireland, KIng, Defender of the faith &c. Annoq; Domini 1720
      THE CONDITION of this Obligation is such that if ye above bound DAVID BERRICK & ANN his Wife their or either of their heirs shall well & truely perform & keep all covenants and agreements that on their parts ought to be done and keept. comprized in one certain Indenture of Feoffment for two hundred & sixty four acres of land unto RAWLEIGH CHINN, Then this present Obligation to be void othewise to stand & remain in full force strength & vertue
      Sealed and Delivered in the presence of us
      ROBERT TOMLIN, DAVID BERRICK
      ELIZABETH TOMLIN ANN BERRICK
      STANDLY his mark GOWER
      Att a Cniirt held for Rich mnnd County the Fourth day of May 1720
      DAVID DERRICK and ANN DERRICK came into Court and acknowledged this their Bond unto RAWLEIGH CHINN which was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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      1719-1721 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 7; Part 4 [Antient Press]; Page 506-509
      THIS INDENTURE made this Third day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Twenty Between STANLEY GOWER of the Parish of Northfarnham in County of Richmond & SARAH his Wife, of one part and RAWLEIGH CHINN of the Parish of ST. MARYS WHITE CHAPPEL in County of LANCASTER, Gent., of other part; Witnesseth that STANLEY GOWER and SARAH his Wife in consideration of the sume of five shillings current money of Virginia to them in hand payd by RAWLEIGH CHINN by these presents doth bargain and sell unto RAWLEIGH CHINN one certain tract of Woodland Ground scituate in Parish of Sittenbourne in County of Richmond containing by estimatione two hundred and sixty eight acres of land and is bounded, Beginning at a marked corner Chesnutt of (blank) BUTTLERs standing on the Eastward side of RAPPAHANNOCK RUNN SWAMP and Extending thence So. sixty five degrees E. crossing the sd. RAPPA: RUNN and down the Westward side thereof eighty one poles to a corner white Oak standing in Coil. WILLIAM FITSHUGHs line just by the Swamp side, thence along FITSHUGHs line South fifty six degrees sixty nine pole to a corner Stake , read Oake, Spanish Oak and Hiccory which are marked in a triangle, thence So, thirty four degs, East along another line of sd. FITZHUGHs one hundred seventy eight poles to a corner Spanish Oak saplin standing in FITZHUGHs line, thence South fifty one degrees W. one hundred seventy two poles along the line which divides this land and the land of WILLIAM SERGENT to an old marked corner Chesnutt, thence North forty degrees W. two hundred fifty two poles to a corner red Oake saplin, thence North fifty eight degrees E. crossing a Branch which issueth out of RAPPA. Main Swamp, thence down the sd, Branch on the South East side thereof dividing this land and the land of CHRISTOPHER PRICHARD the several courses and meanders to the first mentioned Chesnutt, where it first began including two hundred sixty eight acres of land Together with all proffitts comoditys and advantages thereto belonging; To have and to hold the tract of land with appurtenances unto RAWLEIGH CHINN his assigns during the term of one whole year paying therefore yearly unto STANLEY GOWER and SARAH his Wife their heirs upon the Feast of Annunciation of the Virgin Mary the yearly rent of one pepper Corn (only if the same be demanded) to the intent that by vertue hereof and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession RAWLEIGH CHINN may be enabled to accept a grant of the reversion of the premises to him and his heirs, In Witness whereof the parties first above written to these present Indentures have sett their hands and seals the day and year above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of us
      ROBERT TOMLIN, STANDLY his mark GOWER
      ELIZABETH TOMLI SARAH her mark GOWER
      RICHARD his mark EVANS
      Att a Court held for Richmond County the Fourth day of May 1720
      STANLEY GOWER & SARAH GOWER came into Court and acknowledged this their Deed unto RAWLEIGH CHINN which vas admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
      THIS INDENTURE made this fourth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty Between STANLEY GOWER, Grandson and heir to JOAN CLARK late of the Parish of Sittenbourne in County of Richmond (deced ) & SARAH his Wife of one part and RAWLEIGH CHINN of the Parish of ST. MARYS WHITE CHAPPLE in County of LANCASTER, Gent„ of other part; Witnesseth that STANLEY GOWER and SARAH his Wife in consideration of the sume of Sixty nine pounds Sterling money to them in hand payed by RAWLEIGH CHINN, by these presents doth bargain sell release and confirm unto RAWLEIGH CHINN his heirs (in his actual possession now being by vertue of a Bargain and Sale thereof to him made for one whole year) all that parcell of Woodland Ground situate in Parish of Sittenborne in County aforesaid containing by estimation two hundred sixty eight acres of land and is part of a Tract of land containing Fifteen hundred eighty five acres and three fourths of an acre of land & first granted unto a certain WM. SERGENT and the aforsd. JOAN CLARK by one certain Patent bearing date the twenty sixth day of Septr: Anno Dom: 1678 and by the before recited Pattent remaining among the Records of the Court Clerk which two hundred sixty eight acres of land is bounded; Beginning (the bounds of the land are as in the foregoing Lease); To have and to hold the two hundred and sixty eight acres of land unto RAWLEIGH CHINN his heirs and STANLEY GOWER & SARAH his Wife and their heirs the land and premises with appurtenances unto RAWLEIGH CHINN agst. the claim of any person shall warrant and for ever defend by these presents; (the rents and services from henceforth growing due and payable to the Chief Lord or Lords of the Fee or Fees only excepted and foreprized); In Witness whereof the partys aforsd, to this present Indenture have interchangeably sett their hands and seals the day and year fist above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of
      ROBERT TOMLIN, STANLEY his mark GOWER
      ELIZABETH TOMLIN SARAH her mark GOWER
      RICHARD his mark EVANS
      Att a Court held for Richmond County the Fourth day of May 1720
      STANLEY GOWER & SARAH GOWER came into Court and acknowledged this their Deed of Release unto RAWLEIGH CHINN which was admitted to Record
      Test M, BECKWITH
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we STANLEY GOWER and SARAH GOWER both of the Parish of Northfarnham in County of Richmond are held and firmly bound unto RAWLEIGH CHINN of Parish of ST, MARYS WHITE CHAPPLE in County of LANCASTER, Gent,„ in the sume of One hundred thirty eight pounds Sterling money to the which payment well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs firmly by these presents, Sealed with our seals and Dated this Fourth day of May Anno Dom: 1720
      THE CONDITION of this Obligation is such that if the above bound STANLEY GOWER & SARAH GOWER their heirs shall at all times hereafter well and truely perform and keep all covenants and articles on their parts to be performed and keept mentioned in one certain Deed of Indenture of Release bearing date with these presents without fraud or Coven, Then this present obligation to be void and of none effect or else to be and remain in full force power and venue
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of us
      ROBERT TOMLIN, STANLEY his mark S GOWER
      ELIZABETH TOMLIN SARAH her mark GOWER RICHARD his mark EVANS
      Att. a Court held for Richmond Coutny the Fourth day of May 1720
      STANLEY GOWER & SARAH GOWER came into Court and acknowleged this their Bond unto RAWLEIGH CHINN which was admitted to Record
      Teste M. BECHWITH, cl cur
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      1719-1721 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 7; Part 4 [Antient Press]; Page 532-534
      THIS INDENTURE made this Ninth day of June in ye year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Twenty Between EDWARD BRYAN of the Parrish of Northfarnham in County of Richmond and MARY his Wife of one part and RAWLEIGH CHINN of the Parish of ST. MARYS WHITE CHAPPLE in County of LANCASTER, Gent., of other part; Wittnesseth that EDWARD BRYAN and MARY his Wife in consideration of ye sum of five shillings Sterling money to them in hand paid by RAWLEIGH CHINN, by these presents doth bargain sell sett and to farm lett unto RAWLEIGH CHINN one certain tract of Woodland Ground sittuate in Parish of Sittenbourne in ye County of Richmond containing by estimation one hundred sixty seven acres and a half of land and is bounded, Begining att two old hickorys and one red Oke ye Devideing Corner of ROBERT DAVIS and this Land and runing thence So. 50 Wt. 208 per. to ye line of SEARGENTs and CLARKs Pattents, by MADDUX RODE, thence along ye sd. line No, 21d. W. 164 perc: to a white Oke, thence No. 81d. E. 15 per: to another white Oke standing by a Branch, thence down the Branch No. 58d. E. 132 per. to a marked tree that devides this land and the land lately belonging to STANDLY GOAR, thence So. 40d. E. 139 per: to ye begining: including One hundred sixty seven acres and a half of land, Together with all proffitts. commodityes and advantages thereunto belonging; To have and to hold the tract of land unto RAWLEIGH CHINN and assignes during the term of one whole year paying therefore every year unto EDWARD BRYAN and MARY his Wife their heirs att and upon the Feast of the Annunciatione of ye Virgin Mary the Rent of one pepper Corn (only if demanded) to the intent that by virtue of these present and of the Statute for transfering uses into possession, RAWLEIGH CHINN be enabled to accept a grant of the revertion of the premises to him and his heirs; In Wittness whereof the parties first above written to the present Indenture have sett their hands and seals the day and year above -written
      Sealed & Delivered in presence of
      DAVID JONES. EDWARD his mark BRYAN
      (TWIN his mark JONES, MARY her mark BRYAN
      ANNE JONES
      Att a Court held for Richmond County the Third day of August 1720
      EDWARD BRYAN & MARY BRYAN came into Court and acknowledged this their Deed unto RAWLEIGH CHINN which was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
      THIS INDENTURE made this Tenth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & Twenty Between EDWARD BRYAN and MARY his Wife of ye Parish of Northfarnham in ye County of Richmond of ye one part and RAWLEIGH CHINN of ye Parish of ST. MARYES WHITE CHAPPEL in ye County of LANCASTER, Gent., of ye other part, Wittnesseth that EDWARD BRYAN and MARY his Wife in consideration of ye sum of Twenty six pounds, Tenn shillings Sterling money to them in hand payd by RAW-
      LEIGH CHINN by these presents doth bargain sell release and confirm unto RAWLEIGHCHINN his heirs (in his actual possession now being by virtue of a Bargain and Sale thereof made for one whole year) all that tract of land situate in Parish of Sittenbourne in ye County of Richmond containing by estimation One hundred sixty seaven and a halfe acres of land and is part of a tract of land containing Fifteen hundred Eighty five acres and three tenth of an acre of land granted unto a certain WILLIAM SERGENT and JOANE CLARK by a certain Patten( bearing date the twentieth sixth day of September .Ann Dom 1678, bounded, Begining (the description of the land as In the foregoing Lease): To have and to hold the one hundred sixty seaven and a halfe acres of land and premises unto RAWLEIGH CHINN his heirs and EDWARD BRYAN and MARY his Wife and their heirs and against the lawfull claims of any person shall warrant and for ever defend by these presents; In Witness whereof ye parties aforesd, have to this present Indenture have interchangably sett their hands and wales the day and year first written Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      DAVID JONES,„ EDWARD his mark BRYAN
      OWIN his mark JONES MARY her mark BRYAN
      ANNE JONES
      Att a Court held for Richmond County the Third day of August 1720
      EDWARD BRYAN and MARY BRYAN came into Court and acknowledged this their Deed of Release unto RAWLEIGH CHINN which was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, CI Cur
      (On margin: BRYAN & Ux. Bond to CHINN)
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that wee EDWARD BRYAN and MARY BRYAN boath of ye Parish of Northfarnham in ye County of Richmond are held & firmly bound unto RAWLEIGH CHINN of ye Parish of ST. MARYES WHITE CHAPPEL in County of LANCASTER in the sum of fifty three pounds Sterling, to ye wch: payment well and truly to be made we bind our selves our heirs firmly by these presents; Sealed with our Seales and dated this Tenth day of June Anno Domini 1720
      THE CONDITION of this Obligation is such that if the above bound EDWARD BRYAN and MARY BRYAN their heirs shall at all time hereafter well and truely perform and keep every Covenant and Article on their parts to be performed and keept mentioned and comprized in one certain Deed of Indenture of Release bearing even date with these presents without fraud or coven, Then this present Obligation to be voyd and of none effect, or else to be and remain in full force power and virtue
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of
      DAVID JONES, EDWARD his markt BRYAN
      OWEN his mark JONES MARY her mark BRYAN
      ANNE JONES
      Att a Court held for Richmond County the Third day of August 1720
      EDWARD BRYAN and MARY BRYAN came into Court and acknowledged this their Bond unto RAWLEIGH CHINN which is admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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      1735-1743 King George County, Virginia Deed Book 2; [Antient Press]; Page 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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      1736-1743 Lancaster County, Virginia Deed Book 13; [Richard S. Hutchinson]; Page 4.
      10 May 1736. Rawleigh Chinn, of St. Mary's White Chappel Parish, Lancaster Co., VA, Gent., gave to his son, Rawleigh Chinn, of the afsd. place, mariner, the messuage, kitchen, and parcel of land lying in the afsd. place being 30 acres beg. at a marked corner in a piece of tobacco ground nigh Morrattico Creek, below Hollowing Point, and then ... said messuage, kitchen, and land is presently in the occupation of the said Rawleigh Chinn, Junr. Wits.: Jos Ball, Jos. Chinn, John Chinn. Recorded - 12 May 1736.
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      1741-1750 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 10; [Wesley E. Pippenger]; Page 16-18.
      Deed, Memorandum. 20 JUN 1741. Richard Ellit and wife Jamima, of NFP, planter, to Rawleigh Chinn Senr., of St. Mary's White Chappel, LC, Gent.; for 3000 pounds tobacco; 40a, parcel in NFP, with all orchards, gardens,
      outhouses, fencing, and other conveniences; being part of a patent for 1155a first granted to Samuel Griffin, Gent.
      by patent dated 1 JAN 1660 [PB4:472],who suffered the same to lapse for want of seating thereon according to the condition of the said patent, and afterwards granted to Ambrose Clare who also suffered the said land to lapse, yet assigned and made over the same to Catharine Griffin who intermarried with William Fantleroy, and together with the said William Fantleroy her husband sold the same to several persons from whom the William Smoot by several means, conveyances, claims of 409a, the above 1155a of land and the said Smoot being possessed with the quantity of 409a and the above William Smoot moving for our deed for the same as lapse by the aforesaid persons obtained a deed for 409a dated 12 FEB 1704 [NNG 3:78], and the said William Smoot sold 100a of the 409a unto Richard Ellit Senr.], of NFP by bond and other writings dated 18 MAR 1683/4, and the abovesaid Richard Ellit Senr. dying the 100a as above descended to Richard Ellit Junr. son of the abovesaid, 40a of land is bounded beg. at a red oak standing near the county road in a valley by a small pond of water at the bottom of Joseph Durham's old field, which oak devides this land from Dominick Newgent's land and Joseph Durham's land, up the valley southeast to an oak standing by the road called Northumberland Road, which oak divides this land from the land of William Hanks, thence along a valley southeast to a stake standing with the said valley in an old field called Mills old field, thence along the line of Samuel Griffin's, being the line of the grand patent to 3 oaks standing the back of Richard Ellit in an angle, to beg.; to hold forever. Signed Richard [his R mark] Ellitt, Jemima [her I mark] Ellit. Wits. John Phillips, George iis X mark] Hanks, William Dale, Peter Goad. Memorandum. Rec. 5 OCT 1741. The said Jamima being first privately examined.
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      1735-1743 King George County, Virginia Deed Book 2; [Antient Press]; Page 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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