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

John Chunn

Male Abt 1718 - 1757  (~ 39 years)


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  • Name John Chunn  [1
    Born Abt 1718  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Dec 1757  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003562  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Mother Mary Vowles,   b. 1690, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1743, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Family ID F02768  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • trinity marriage record is Ching, but is probably Chunn. no proof that it was this John Chunn that married Mary Farr, especially when Thomas Ching is not listed as a brother in John sr.'s 1743 will
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      John Chunn 65.480 CH 39.9.0 Dec 5 1757 Jul 14 1758
      Appraisers: Charles Yates, John Wilder.
      Creditors: Edward Gantt, Edward Smoot.
      Next of kin: Richard Smith, Jane Smith.
      Administrator: William Brown.
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      Richard Chunn 31.371 CH 89.0.6 Oct 8 1745 Nov 13 1745
      Appraisers: Thomas Burch, Samuel Love Sr.
      Creditors: George Robinson Joseph Allen.
      Next of kin: John Burch, Elisabeth Chunn.
      Administrator: John Chunn.
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      CHUNN, JOHN, Charles Co. 29 Dec, 1743
      25 Oct. 1744
      To eldest son RICHARD, 112 A., of "Morrises Mount," bought from Wm, Coode and Joseph Allen.
      To third son ANDREW CHUN, ex., 1/3 of "Brotherood" land given to John Chunn.
      To fourth son PEREGRINE CHUNN, 1/3 of "Brotherwood."
      To sons RICHARD,, JOHN,, ANDREW, PEREGRINE; to daus MARY ANN,
      ELIZABETH, LYDIA, JUDITH and DOROTHY, personalty, residue of estate,
      Test: Samuel Amery, Samuel (L) Leve, Jr. 23.628-631
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      Abraham Boy 34.110 A CH 45.17.10 15.15.5 Feb 22 1753
      Sureties: Luke Philbert, Wharton Philbert.
      Received from: William Sisson.
      Payments to: Norman McLeod, Warton Philbert, Adam Rain, John Chinn, Archibald
      Philbert, John Hanson, D. Jenifer, Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Representatives: 2 children: Mary Boy (aged 10), Rhody Boy (aged 7).
      Administrator: John Boy.
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      DYSON, JOSEPH, Charles Co. 1 Jan, 1769
      10 NOV, 1769
      Wife: Dorcas Dyson, 1/3 pt. of estate.
      Dau. Winefred Dyson.
      To son Thomas Andrew Dyson, lands that I possess to him; If he shd. decease without male issue, lands to be divided between sons Aquilla Dyson and Samuel Turner Dyson; one cow marked In the proper mark of Mary Turner, widow of Samuel Turner, these I give him In lieu of 2 heifers his grandfather Dyson left him.
      To son Aquilla Dyson, 1 slave, but in case the hrs. of John Chunn shd. recover sd. slave from son Aquilla Dyson or his guardian, then Aquilla to be made equal, which with my 3 children: Winefred, Mary and Samuel Turner Dyson, out of their 3 different parts; but in case the hrs, of John Chunn shd. not recover sd. slave from Aquilla. or his guardian, to dau. Mary Dyson a slave. Mentioned 4 children: Winefred, Aquilla, Mary and Samuel Turner Dyson.
      I will that sons Thomas Andrew Dyson and Aquilla, be put under nephew Bennett Dyson, and he to be their guardian until 21,
      Exs: Wife Dorcas Dyson, and nephew Bennett Dyson.
      Wit: James Craik, Those Reeves, Sam Turner. 37.388
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/00000 1/000028/html/am28--546.html
      URL title: Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1732:1753Volume 28, Page 546
      Note:
      Schedule No 2.
      Charles County.
      At a Meeting of the Vestry of William and Mary Parish in the County aforesaid on the 8th Day of June 1752 at the said Parish Church were present - p. 483

      The Reverend
      Vestrymen: Mr Saml Clagett, Mr Thomas Cottrell, Mr Richard Smith, Mr Edward Ford, Mr Nathan Harris, Mr Charles Bruce
      Church warden:Mr John Marshall

      Who unanimously proceeded to regulate and assign the Pews in the sd Parish Church to the several Persons hereafter put down in the following Manner, the Numbers of the Pews to the respective Names put down, having Relation to the Numbers in the Platt hereunto annexed Viz.
      Pew
      To the honourable Richard Lee Esqr 1
      Mr Benjamin Fendall & his Son John 2
      Mr Wm Courts, Elizabeth Courts & Wm Penn 3
      Col George Dent and his Son George 4
      Richard Smith his Sons, and Thomas Cottrell 5
      Barton Warren and Edward Ford 6
      Charles Yates John Wilder & his Son John 7
      The Ministers Family for the time being 8
      James Latimore, Philip Jenkins, Jno Jenkins & Benj. Douglass. 9
      Atwick Fearson, Jno Farr, Geo. Scroggin & Benjn Thomas. 10

      Notley Maddox, Sarah Maddox, Anne Smoot & Edwd Smoot 14
      Joseph Joy, Judith Penn, and Notley Dutton 15
      Thomas Bates, John Douglass, John Hamil & Jane Penn 16

      Francis Posey, Harrison Musgrove, Charles John & Benj. Philpot. 18

      Authur Lee, Rebecca Howard, Jno Marshall & Richd Marshall 23
      Joseph Douglass, Nathan Harris, Mary Brandt 24
      Joseph Gwynn and Benjamin 25
      Mary Marshall, Henry Thompson, Posthumus Groves & Jas Plant. 26
      William Dent & Walter Hanson for their Tenants 27
      Moses Hubbart, John Cavin, Jno Wakefield & Saml Chunn 28
      Robert Yates, Charles Bruce & Robert Yates junr 29
      Barton Hungerford & his Sons 30
      Robt Mastin, Tyre Thomas, Widow Thomas & Richard Ratcliff. 31

      Thomas Hatton, William Cage Samuel Gody and John Chun 32
      Geo: Elgin Patience Posey, Jacob Andrew Minitree Wm Guy & Sarah Martin. 33

      No 11, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 22 left in common for Tenants
      Others not being Freeholders.

      No 17 .....for such young Persons that may sing.

  • Sources 
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