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Ann CHINN

Female 1682 - Bef 1729  (< 47 years)


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  • Name Ann CHINN 
    Born 5 May 1682  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Name Anne CHINN 
    Will 9 Feb 1725  Lancaster County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Bef 10 Dec 1729  Lancaster County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 10 Dec 1729  Lancaster County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Source: "The Chinn Family of Virginia, Kentucky and Louisiana" on the website "The Saunders Family History" <http://saundersfamilyhistory.com/>.

      (2) Lee, Ida J., Abstracts Lancaster County, Virginia, Wills 1653-1800, Richmond, VA: The Dietz Press, Inc., 1959, p. 44:

      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.

      (3) Transcript of Ann (CHINN) (FOX) CHICHESTER's will contributed by Janean Ray to the website "Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties" <http://www.colonial-settlers-md-va.us/getperson.php?personID=I032889&tree=tree1>:

      Ann Chinn's Will is dated February 9, 1725, and was recorded December 10, 1729 in Clerk's 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.
    • (1) "The Chinn Family of Virginia, Kentucky and Louisiana" on the website "The Saunders Family History" <http://saundersfamilyhistory.com/>:

      Ann Chinn was born 5 May 1682 and died c.1729. She first married Captain William Fox in 1709. He was born 1647 and died 1718 and was the son of Captain David Fox (1647-c.1699) and Hannah Ball (1650-1694). Hannah Ball was the daughter of Col. William Ball (1615-1680) and Hannah Atherold.

      On 11 July 1719 Ann married Richard Chichester (1656-1734). Her brother Rawleigh Chinn and a J. Chichester are noted as witnesses.

      (2) Source: Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties
      <http://www.colonial-settlers-md-va.us/getperson.php?personID=I032889&tree=tree1>.

      (3) Lee, Ida J., Abstracts Lancaster County, Virginia, Wills 1653-1800, Richmond, VA: The Dietz Press, Inc., 1959, p. 44:

      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.

      (4) Transcript of Ann CHICHESTER's will contributed by Janean Ray to the website "Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties" <http://www.colonial-settlers-md-va.us/getperson.php?personID=I032889&tree=tree1>:

      Ann Chinn's Will is dated February 9, 1725, and was recorded December 10, 1729 in Clerk's 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.
    Person ID I42850  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2018 

    Father John CHINN,   b. Abt 1640, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 13 May 1692, Lancaster County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Alice GILBERT[?],   b. Abt 1666, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 8 Oct 1701, Lancaster County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1680  [1
    Family ID F18453  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 William FOX,   b. 20 Jan 1674, Lancaster County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 12 Nov 1718, Lancaster County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 44 years) 
    Married 1709 
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2018 11:25:31 
    Family ID F18455  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Richard CHICHESTER,   b. 5 Mar 1657, Silverton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 12 Jun 1734, Lancaster County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 77 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1719  Lancaster County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2018 11:25:31 
    Family ID F18467  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Citation Text: (1) Virginia, Marriages of the Northern Neck of Virginia, 1649-1800 [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012: CHINN, John & (SMOOT), Alice; unk; bride was Jn. CHINN's 2nd wife & a dau. of Wm.. & Jane SMOOT; she mar. (2) Jn. STRETCHLEY (d. LC 1698); bride was, acc. to MRC:250, a sis. of the wives of Thos. DURHAM and Abraham MARSHALL; (LC WB 8:87,106; MRC:250; Chinn:!, 3, 5, 8 - 11; Dodson:4).