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CHYNN Family History


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                       Descendents of John CHYNN
                                   
1.    John CHYNN also known as: John CHINN b. 1640/1642, ENG, (son of Thomas CHYNN) ref: LDS AF,
occupation: Colonist, m. (1) 1680, in Lancaster County, VA, Alice SMOOT, b. 1642/1668, Lancaster
County, VA, ref: LDS AF, d. BEF 28 Aug 1701, Lancaster County, VA, and Elizabeth TRAVERS.  John
died 12-Nov-1692, Morattico Creek, LancasterCo, VA, buried: LancasterCo, VA.
                         Children by Alice SMOOT:
               2.   i    Ann CHINN b. 5-May-1682, Morattico Creek, LancasterCo, VA, m. (1) BEF 1718, in
       Lancaster County, VA, William FOX, b. 1674, (son of David FOX and Hannah BALL)
       occupation: Captain, d. 1718, m. (2) 11-Jul-1719, in Lancaster County, VA, Richard
       CHICHESTER.  Ann died 1729.
           +   3.   ii   Rawleigh CHINN b. 23-May-1684.
               4.   iii  Catherine CHINN also known as: Katherine CHINN b. 7-Jun-1688, Morattico Creek,
       LancasterCo, VA, m. 1702, in Lancaster County, VA, George Nicholas HEALE, b. ABT
       1680, Lancaster County, VA, (son of George HEALE and Ellen ROGERS) occupation:
       Captain, d. 3-Sep-1736, Lancaster County, VA.  Catherine died 25-Sep-1736, Peach Hill,
       Lancaster County, VA.
                         Children by Elizabeth TRAVERS:)
               5.   iv   John T. CHINN.
               6.   v    Elizabeth CHINN m. John TRUSELL.
               7.   vi   Sarah CHINN m. Thomas CHILTON.

Second Generation
                                    
3.    Rawleigh CHINN (1.John1) b. 23-May-1684, Morattico Creek, LancasterCo, VA, m. (1) 1700, in
Stratford-by-Row, London, ENG, separated, Esther BALL, b. 1685, Lancaster County, VA, (daughter of
Joseph BALL and Elizabeth ROMNEY) d. 1751, Lancaster County, VA, and ABT 1722, Margaret BALL,
b. 29-Sep-1694, LancasterCo, VA, (daughter of Unknown BALL) d. 1758/1759, LancasterCo, VA. 
Rawleigh died 1740/1742, Lancaster County, VA.
                         Children by Esther BALL:
           +   8.   i    Rawleigh CHINN b. AFT 1700.
               9.   ii   Thomas CHINN b. AFT 1700, Lancaster County, VA, m. (1) Ann Conway EDMONDS, m.
       (2) 1735, Sarah MITCHELL, b. 1717, d. 1752.  Thomas died 1768.
               10.  iii  John CHINN b. AFT 1700, Lancaster County, VA.
               11.  iv   Ann CHINN b. AFT 1700, Lancaster County, VA, m. Martin SHEARMAN.  Ann died 1771.
           +   12.  v    Joseph CHINN b. 1704.
           +   13.  vi   Chichester CHINN b. 1710.
                         Children by Margaret BALL:)
           +   14.  vii  Charles Downman CHINN b. 18-Oct-1723.
               15.  viii Christopher CHINN b. 1725, Lancaster County, VA, d. 1770, LoudounCo, VA.
           +   16.  ix   Elijah Downman CHINN b. 1727/1732.

Third Generation
                                    
8.    Rawleigh CHINN (3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. AFT 1700, Lancaster County, VA, m. Ann.  Rawleigh died
1756.
                         Children:
               17.  i    Catherine CHINN m. Francis H. CHRISTIAN.
               18.  ii   Anne CHINN m. 1758, Thaddeus McCARTY, b. 1739, d. 1787.

12.   Joseph CHINN (3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 1704, LancasterCo, VA, m. Elizabeth BALL.  Joseph died 28-
Jan-1754.
                         Children:
           +   19.  i    John CHINN b. 1739.

13.   Chichester CHINN (3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 1710, m. 26-Oct-1739, Agatha THORNTON, b. 1722, d.
1773.  Chichester died 1747.
                         Children:
           +   20.  i    Thomas CHINN b. 1740.

14.   Charles Downman CHINN (3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 18-Oct-1723, Fauquier County, VA, and
1753/1759, Scythia DAVIS, b. 1734, Wales, d. 1824, BourbonCo, KY, buried: 1824, Bourbon, KY. 
Charles died 1788, Fauquier County, VA.
                         Children:
               21.  i    Raleigh CHINN b. ABT 1752,  Fauquier, VA.
               22.  ii   Mary CHINN b. 1754,  Fauquier, VA, m. 3-Aug-1775, in Fauquier, VA, Zeley RENO, b. 3-
       Apr-1757, Prince William, VA, d. 31-Jan-1837, Harrison, KY.  Mary died 17-May-1839,
       Bourbon, Kentucky.
               23.  iii  Christopher CHINN b. ABT 1756,  Fauquier, VA, m. Mildred TANDY.
               24.  iv   Susan CHINN b. Feb 1775,  Fauquier, VA, m. Robert HOLMES.  Susan died 1817.
           +   25.  v    Elijah CHINN b. 1759/1760.
               26.  vi   Nancy CHINN b. ABT 1764,  Fauquier, VA, and William ROSS.
               27.  vii  Penelope CHINN b. ABT 1766,  Fauquier, VA, and Rawleigh CHINN, b. ABT 1766, VA,
       (son of Elijah Downman CHINN and Mary) d. KY.
           +   28.  viii John CHINN b. 2-Aug-1766.
               29.  ix   Betsy (Betty) CHINN b. ABT 1768,  Fauquier, VA, m. 1817, Robert HOLMES.
               30.  x    Margaret CHINN b. ABT 1770,  Fauquier, VA.
               31.  xi   Joseph CHINN b. 1772,  FauquierCo, VA, m. BEF 1785, in FayetteCo, KY, Polly GRAVES,
       b. 1776, d. 1819.  Joseph died 1833, BourbonCo, KY.
               32.  xii  Charles CHINN b. 1760, m. 24-Feb-1794, in Fauquier, VA, Sarah FRENCH.
           +   33.  xiii William Ball Chinn b. 14-Feb-1770.

16.   Elijah Downman CHINN (3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 1727/1732, Lancaster County, VA, m. (1) Mary, and
Rhoda DENT.  Elijah died 1771/1772, LoudounCo, VA.
                         Children by Mary:
           +   34.  i    Christopher CHINN.
               35.  ii   Rawleigh CHINN b. ABT 1766, VA, and Penelope CHINN, b. ABT 1766,  Fauquier, VA,
       (daughter of Charles Downman CHINN and Scythia DAVIS). Rawleigh died KY.
               36.  iii  Elizabeth CHINN.
                         Children by Rhoda DENT:)
               37.  iv   William DENT.
               38.  v    Mary DENT.

Fourth Generation
                                    
19.   John CHINN (12.Joseph3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 1739, m. 1765, Sarah YATES.  John died 1791.
                         Children:
               39.  i    Priscilla CHINN b. 1767, m. Rawleigh William DOWNMAN, b. 1762, d. 1838.  Priscilla
       died 1812.

20.   Thomas CHINN (13.Chichester3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 1740, VA, m. 1761, Jennette SCOTT, b. 1740,
Scotland, (daughter of Walter SCOTT and Mary INGLIS) d. 1790.  Thomas died 1773.
                         Children:
           +   40.  i    Chichester CHINN b. 1771.

25.   Elijah CHINN (14.Charles3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 1759/1760, Faquier, VA, m. 7-Sep-1784, Elizabeth
SMITH, b. 1765, d. 1824.  Elijah died 1836, Harrison, KY.
                         Children:
           +   41.  i    Robert S. CHINN b. 1816.

28.   John CHINN (14.Charles3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 2-Aug-1766, Fauquier County, VA, m. 1792,
Mildred HIGGINS, b. 1770, BourbonCo, KY, d. AFT 1822.  John died 8-Mar-1839, HarrisonCo, KY.
                         Children:
           +   42.  i    Joel Higgins CHINN b. 1800.

33.   William Ball Chinn (14.Charles3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 14-Feb-1770, Fayette County Kentucky, m.
BEF 1785, in Fauquier County, VA, Sally Graves, b. 1774, Spotsylvania  Virginia, d. 12-Feb-1832,
Kentucky.  William died 17-Feb-1830, Harrison Co Ky.
                         Children:
               43.  i    Matilda Chinn b. 1796, Harrison Co Ky, m. 8-Feb-1812, Charles R Wilmott, b. 29-Apr-
       1788, Baltimore MD, d. 7-Aug-1859, Cass County Missouri.  Matilda died BET. 1835 - 185,
       Morgan Co Illinois or Bourbon Kentucky.
               44.  ii   Frances Chinn m. Richard Harcourt.
               45.  iii  Polly Chinn m. 17-Dec-1840, Major William Barton.
               46.  iv   Susan Chinn m. J.H. McHatton.
               47.  v    David Chinn m. 1824, Barbara P Graves, also known as: Barbary P Graves.
               48.  vi   William Chinn.
           +   49.  vii  Joseph Graves Chinn b. 1-Apr-1797.

34.   Christopher CHINN (16.Elijah3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1).
                         Children:
           +   50.  i    Benjamin CHINN b. AFT 1810.

Fifth Generation
                                    
40.   Chichester CHINN (20.Thomas4, 13.Chichester3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 1771, VA, m. 1789, Susanna
WITHERS, b. 1767, d. 1820.  Chichester died 1814, KY.
                         Children:
           +   51.  i    Thomas Scott CHINN b. 1762.

41.   Robert S. CHINN (25.Elijah4, 14.Charles3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 1816, m. in KY, Mary Jane
MASTERSON, b. 1814, d. 1877, KY, buried: KY.  Robert died 1858, KY, buried: KY.
                         Children:
           +   52.  i    John Mitchell CHINN b. 1842.
               53.  ii   Mary Rebecca CHINN b. ABT 1849, m. James Eldon MILLER, b. 1848, d. 1918.  Mary
       died 1930.

42.   Joel Higgins CHINN (28.John4, 14.Charles3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 1800, BourbonCo, KY, m. in
HarrisonCo, KY, Isabella CAROLYN, b. 1814, HarrisonCo, KY.  Joel died BEF 10 Dec 1884, Platte
County, MO.
                         Children:
               54.  i    John B. CHINN b. 1831, HarrisonCo, KY.
               55.  ii   Isabella M. CHINN b. 1833, HarrisonCo, KY.
               56.  iii  Joel B. CHINN b. 1836, HarrisonCo, KY.
               57.  iv   Harriet E. CHINN b. 1838, HarrisonCo, KY.
               58.  v    Lucinda C. CHINN b. 1842, HarrisonCo, KY.
               59.  vi   David F. CHINN b. 1846, HarrisonCo, KY.
               60.  vii  James A. CHINN b. 1849, HarrisonCo, KY, m. Rachael BEDFORD, b. 1847, BourbonCo,
       KY, (daughter of Green BEDFORD and Caroline HIGGENS) d. 1928, Stockton, CA.  James
       died Fowler, CA.

49.   Joseph Graves Chinn (33.William4, 14.Charles3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 1-Apr-1797, KY, occupation:
doctor, m. (1) 1-Jan-1821, Barbara Garland Graves, m. (2) 1877, Katherine Lawson.  Joseph died 6-
Sep-1891, Lexington, KY.
                         Children by Barbara Garland Graves:
               61.  i    Mary Elizabeth Chinn b. 2-Nov-1821, KY, m. 25-Sep-1837, John Parker Bowman. 
       Mary died 25-Feb-1904, KY.
           +   62.  ii   Joseph Graves Chinn Jr. b. 5-Jun-1823.
               63.  iii  William Chinn.
               64.  iv   Benjamin Chinn b. 14-Aug-1826, m. Bettie A Buford.  Benjamin died 11-Jan-1886.
               65.  v    David D Chinn b. 9-Mar-1828, m. Martha Short.
               66.  vi   Lewis Henry Chinn b. 15-Jan-1831, d. 14-Jul-1831.
               67.  vii  Penelope Ellen Chinn b. 15-Jul-1831, m. Dr. Frank Cooley.  Penelope died 20-Jan-1863.
               68.  viii Addison Ball Chinn b. 21-Feb-1833, m. (1) Lucy Howard, m. (2) Fannie Runyon.  Addison
       died 11-Oct-1902.
               69.  ix   John Chinn b. 1-Mar-1836, d. 21-Apr-1837.
               70.  x    Hester Chinn b. 3-Apr-1840, m. Joseph Trapp.  Hester died 29-Nov-1901.
               71.  xi   Susan Chinn b. 15-Jul-1838, m. Shelby Kirtley.  Susan died 15-May-1872.
           +   72.  xii  Claude Chinn b. 14-Aug-1841.

50.   Benjamin CHINN (34.Christopher4, 16.Elijah3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. AFT 1810, VA, m. ABT 1830, in
Greenup County, KY, Unknown CHINN.  Benjamin died AFT 1810, Greenup County, KY.
                         Children:
               73.  i    Lewis CHINN b. ABT 1840, MO.

Sixth Generation
                                    
51.   Thomas Scott CHINN (40.Chichester5, 20.Thomas4, 13.Chichester3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 1762, m. (1)
1791, Nancy FITCH, m. (2) 1820, Susan SMITH, b. 1797.  Thomas died 1837.
                         Children by Nancy FITCH:
               74.  i    William CHINN.
               75.  ii   Patsy CHINN.
           +   76.  iii  Chichester CHINN b. 1802.

52.   John Mitchell CHINN (41.Robert5, 25.Elijah4, 14.Charles3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 1842, m. Sarah
Temple SUBLETT, b. 1843, d. 1899.  John died 1938.
                         Children:
           +   77.  i    Cleveland CHINN b. 1884.

62.   Joseph Graves Chinn Jr. (49.Joseph5, 33.William4, 14.Charles3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 5-Jun-1823,
KY, m. 18-Jul-1850, Nancy "Mannie" Elizabeth Shelby, also known as: Mannie SHELBY Joseph died
5-Mar-1914, KY.
                         Children:
               78.  i    Orra Ella Chinn b. 11-Dec-1851, m. 14-Feb-1871, Legrand Griffin Buford Jr..  Orra died
       18-Dec-1875.
               79.  ii   Pinkie McGrew Chinn.
               80.  iii  Edna Della CHINN b. KY, m. Leon Otis SIKES.  Edna died KY.

72.   Claude Chinn (49.Joseph5, 33.William4, 14.Charles3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 14-Aug-1841, KY, m.
Nannie Pettit.  Claude died KY.
                         Children:
               81.  i    Dixey Chinn m. Colby Young.
               82.  ii   Nannie Chinn m. William Anderson.
               83.  iii  Joseph Chinn.
               84.  iv   Edward Chinn.

Seventh Generation
                                    
76.   Chichester CHINN also known as: Thomas CHINN (51.Thomas6, 40.Chichester5, 20.Thomas4,
13.Chichester3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 1802, VA, m. (1) 1822, Sally JACKSON, b. 1800/1810, (daughter
of Andrew JACKSON) m. (2) 1828, Lucy BLIVEN.  Chichester died 1848, IN.
                         Children by Sally JACKSON:
               85.  i    Nancy Scott CHINN b. 1823, d. 1907.
           +   86.  ii   James Scudder CHINN b. 6-Nov-1825.

77.   Cleveland CHINN (52.John6, 41.Robert5, 25.Elijah4, 14.Charles3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 1884, m. Eva
MILLER, b. 1884, (daughter of James Eldon MILLER and Mary Rebecca CHINN) d. 1969.  Cleveland
died 1933.
                         Children:
               87.  i    Lewis CHINN (details excluded), m. Mary Louise PAYTON, b. 1924, d. 1987.

Eighth Generation
                                    
86.   James Scudder CHINN (76.Chichester7, 51.Thomas6, 40.Chichester5, 20.Thomas4, 13.Chichester3,
3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 6-Nov-1825, IN, m. in IN, Sarah Elizabeth STONER, b. 1-May-1826, d. 18-Aug-
1892.  James died 18-Oct-1913, IN.
                         Children:
           +   88.  i    James Marvin CHINN b. ABT 1850.

Ninth Generation
                                    
88.   James Marvin CHINN (86.James8, 76.Chichester7, 51.Thomas6, 40.Chichester5, 20.Thomas4,
13.Chichester3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. ABT 1850, m. Mary Eldrina GABRIAL, b. 17-Jan-1850, d. 18-
Sep-1910.
                         Children:
           +   89.  i    Arthur Newton CHINN b. 4-Jan-1877.

Tenth Generation
                                    
89.   Arthur Newton CHINN (88.James9, 86.James8, 76.Chichester7, 51.Thomas6, 40.Chichester5, 20.Thomas4,
13.Chichester3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 4-Jan-1877, m. Bertie Alma GALLOWAY, b. 10-Jul-1881, d. 24-
Dec-1921.  Arthur died 10-Jul-1962.
                         Children:
           +   90.  i    Delford Leroy CHINN b. 21-Feb-1903.

Eleventh Generation
                                    
90.   Delford Leroy CHINN (89.Arthur10, 88.James9, 86.James8, 76.Chichester7, 51.Thomas6, 40.Chichester5,
20.Thomas4, 13.Chichester3, 3.Rawleigh2, 1.John1) b. 21-Feb-1903, m. Mary Louise BROLLIAR, b. 26-
Mar-1906, d. 30-Jan-1979.  Delford died 3-Nov-1978.
                         Children:
               91.  i    Delford L. CHINN (details excluded).
               92.  ii   Mary Jeanne CHINN (details excluded), m. Mr. GROSS, d. Chillicothe, MO.


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