Facts and Events
||Mrs. Easter Chinn
||Mrs. Esther Chinn
||Millenbeck, Lancaster, Virginia, United States
||Englandto Rawleigh Chinn
||11 Jul 1722
||Lancaster, Virginia, United StatesCourt orders Rawleigh to support Ester's child
||Lancaster, Lancaster, Virginia, United States
||10 May 1751
||Lancaster, Lancaster, Virginia, United StatesWill Book 15, p 32
Hill, p. 46-47; Cukro p. 41-42 (#19)
See: Elizabeth Combs Peirce, "The Unhappy Life of Esther Ball, Half Sister of Mary Ball and Wife of Rawleigh Chinn, Gent.", William and Mary Quarterly, Series 2, Vol. 18, No. 3, p. 294-296 (July, 1938).
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Will and Inventory Abstracts of Easter Chinn, in Lee, Ida J. Abstracts Lancaster County, Virginia, Wills, 1653-1800. (Richmond: Dietz Press, 1959).
p 50 -
CHINN, Easter. Will 2 August 1749. Rec. 10 May 1751.
Sons: Joseph, Rawleigh and Thomas Chinn; Daughter Ann Shearman; Heirs of Chichester Chinn; Gr.son Rawleigh Shearman, son of Martin Shearman and Ann his wife; Gr.daughter Mary Shearman, dau. of Martin Shearman and Ann his wife. Gr.dau. Easter Shearman. Wits. Henry Tapscott*, Margaret Tapscott. W.B. 15, p. 32.
[*cos1776 Note:Identity of Henry Tapscott not yet confirmed.]
CHINN, Easter. Inventory 10 May 1751. Rec. 14 June 1751. Returned by Easter Chinn, Extrx. W.B. 15, p. 41.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Will Abstract of Joseph Ball, in Lee, Ida J. Abstracts Lancaster County, Virginia, Wills, 1653-1800. (Richmond: Dietz Press, 1959).
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BALL, Joseph,. Psh. St. Mary's White Chapel. Will. 25 June 1711. Rec. 11 July 1711.
Wife Mary; son Joseph; daus. Hannah Travers; Anne Conway; Esther Chinn; Elizabeth Cornegie; Mary Ball; Eliza Johnson (dau. of his wife), dau. Mary, 400 acres of land in Richmond county; grandson James Cornegie (not 21) acknowledges gift to son Joseph Ball, and daus. Hannah Travers, Anne Conway and Esther Chinn made 11 Feb. 1707; Overseer John Hagan; negroes formerly belonging to Jon. Carnegie, decd. Extr. Joseph Ball. Wits. Geo. Finch, Elizabeth Finch, Margaret Miller, Joseph Taylor. W.B. 10, p. 88.
[Identifies Esther (Ball) Chinn as the daughter of Joseph Ball.]
- ↑ Ester Chinn and Rawleigh Chinn, in Lancaster, Virginia, United States. Lancaster County Court Orders.
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At a Court held for Lancaster County, Wednesday, the 11th July, 1722; On the prayer of Ester Chinn setting forth that her husband Rawleigh Chinn doth daily abuse her and refuse her any competency whereby she may subsist and that by sd means thereof she hath lately been obliged away from her home to be delivered of a child which she prays may be by her sd husband maintained. It is ordered that the Sheriff of this county acquaint the sd Rawleigh that it is the courts direction that he take care of and maintain the sd child and that he have ten days notice from the time of his being served with this order to provide for the same, and it is further ordered that in case the sd Rawleigh do not then take care of the sd child as before directed, the sheriff take him into custody till he give security for so doing.