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Seeking John Chynn/Chinn descendants - Virginia

Seeking John Chynn/Chinn descendants - Virginia

Posted: 11 Feb 2007 7:20AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Chinn, Conway, Pinkard, Downman, Ball, Glasscock, Heale, Chichester, Young, Taylor, Howson, Carter, Lee, Shearman, Nichols, Fox, Payne, Dangerfield, Stretchley, Thorton, Travers, Chilton, Edmonds, Trussell, McCarty, Dent, Davis
Seeking descendants of John Chinn/Chynn and related families for academic research regarding Northern Neck Virginia - most specifically during time period of 1680-1780.

Interested in both written and oral family histories, traditions, images, folklore etc regarding the connections of the below listed families. Would love to know more on stories handed down (or written - documents, diaries etc) regarding the intermarriages, family connections, politics, colonial economics, plantation life, slave relations, court systems/records, observations etc.

Related family names include: Conway, Pinkard, Downman, Ball, Glasscock, Heale, Chichester, Young, Taylor, Howson, Carter, Lee, Shearman, Nichols, Fox, Payne, Dangerfield, Stretchley, Thorton, Travers, Chilton, Edmonds, Trussell, McCarty, Dent, Davis, and I'm sure I missed a few..

many thanks in advance. you can reach me here on message board or at edameron@uoregon.edu

Elizabeth

Re: Seeking John Chynn/Chinn descendants - Virginia

Posted: 27 Feb 2007 4:42PM GMT
Classification: Query
Elizabeth, I may be of some assistance. I have Chichester, Peyton, Conway, Moncure, McCarty, Ball, Lee, Washington and some Chinn family info (i.e., Ann Chinn who married the immigrant Richard Chichester, Esq.)I am a Chichester descended from these families.
-Richard-

Re: Seeking John Chynn/Chinn descendants - Virginia

Posted: 2 Mar 2007 6:05PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi Elizabeth and Richard,
I too am connected to the Chichesters. Am looking to fill in some holes. Trying to find info/documentation on James Henry Chichester, bc1795, son of Daniel McCarty and Elizabeth Grey. Can either of you shed any light?
Carol

Re: Seeking John Chynn/Chinn descendants - Virginia

Posted: 20 Jun 2008 7:26AM GMT
Classification: Query
Have you look at the book "Our Royal Ancestors" by Winona Stevens Jones (1971)? You will find the John Chynn decendancy in it.

Re: Seeking John Chynn/Chinn descendants - Virginia

Posted: 19 Aug 2013 4:34PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Chichester, Peyton, Conway, Moncure, McCarty, Ball, Chinn, Mason, Thompson
I am seeking Chichester descendants whose origins are from Virginia to test DNA on Familytreedna.com in my Chichester Surname Project. So far we have a match with a Chidester whose family can be traced to James Chichester in New England area. We are looking for more to do comparisons with, specifically any from the Va branch who are KNOWN descendants of Richard McCarty Chichester branch and family. If you have documentation of this lineage that would be a bonus!
For more information contact me at kcoombs@yahoo.com

Kerry
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