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

Elijah Chinn

Male 1725 - 1771  (46 years)


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  • Name Elijah Chinn 
    Birth 1725  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 11 Mar 1771  Loudoun County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I55166  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Rawleigh Chinn,   b. 23 May 1684, Morritico Creek, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Mar 1742, St Mary's White Chapel Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 57 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother 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) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1719  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19513  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Dent,   b. Bef 1755   d. Aft 1799, Nicholas County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 46 years) 
    Family ID F31124  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      11 Mar 1771: Chinn, Elijah, Loudoun Co., Va. Will filed March 11, 1771. s. Rawleigh Chinn, s. Christopher Chinn, d. Elizabeth Chinn. William Montgomery Clemens, Virginia Wills Before 1799, The Biblio Company, Inc., Publishers, New Jersey, 1924, p. 18.

      he inherited five slaves, furniture and a violin from Christopher Chinn his brother.

      Copy of will in Chinn File. From the Chinn Book by Ruth Wilson Dillon and Margariet Reyea Lewis, 1972, Polyanthos, Inc., Cottonport, LA, Filson Club Library, Louisville, KY.

      Regarding Rhoda Dent, I refer all to the will of Elijah Chinn of Shelburn Parish, Loudoun County, Virginia. The will was written Jan 1771 and probated March 1771. He makes bequests to his children Rawleigh Chinn, Christopher Chinn and Elizabeth Chinn. He also makes bequests to Rhoda Dent and her children William Dent and Mary Dent.

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