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

Acquilla Chunn

Male 1734 - Aft 1757  (> 24 years)


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  • Name Acquilla Chunn 
    Born 15 Mar 1733/34  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1757  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I013983  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 

    Father Samuel Chunn,   b. 1710, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1749/50, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Susannah Love,   b. Bef 1706, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1748/49, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years) 
    Married 20 Jan 1730/31  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F08922  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary MNU Chunn,   b. Bef 1752, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1788, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years) 
    Married Bef 1768  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Chunn,   b. 12 Dec 1768, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Samuel Chunn,   b. 20 Mar 1773, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F09164  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Capt. Samuel Chun/Chunn 52.53 CH 1.1.8 Aug 8 1752 Nov 21 1752
      Appraisers: Robert Horner, Winson Bruce.
      Creditors: John Winter, Walter Hanson for John Stott.
      Next of kin: Benjamin Chunn Andrew Chunn.
      Administrators/Executors: George Briscoe, Erasmus Gill and his wife Cassandra Gill.
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      Samuel Chunn 2.37 D CH 30.7.8 Oct 25 1756
      Sureties: John Philpott, Robert Gill.
      Distribution to: Cassandra Gill, Acqulla Chunn, Elisabeth Chunn, Walter Chunn.
      Administratrix: Cassandra Gill, wife of Erasmus Gill.
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      Samuel Chunn 33.297 A CH 227.5.0 283.8.7 Nov 21 1752
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of 1.1.8.
      Sureties: Robert Gill, John Philppot.
      Received from: William Higdon, James Williams, Charles Douglass, Mat. Henekin, James Campbell, Peter Cartwright, James Waters, John Davies, Just. Burch, Charles Love, Benjamin Philpott, Thomas Burch.
      Payments to: Phill. Briscoe (accountant), Richard Gildart, Esq. & Sons paid to Mr. Robert Horner, Robert Horner, Samuel Hanson, Samuel Marshall, William Skyrin, Dr. Francis Parnham, William Robinson, MM Buchanan & Cockran paid to Mr. James Campbell, Robert Whythill, Francis Ellgin, William Bryan, Dr.
      Gustavus Brown, Jos. Henley paid to Mr. Robert Yates, Upper Part of King & Queen Parish paid to their Mary Gill, D. Dulany, Esq., Walter Hanson, Robert Chesley (of St. Mary's County), Hudson Wather, James Wather, Thomas Cooksey, Thomas Hardman, John Llewellin, John Wood, Dr. McWilliams, Peter Wood, Dr. Hamilton, John Scott, James Campbell, D. Jenifer.
      Mentions; widow (unnamed, dead), 5 children; Cassandra Gill (of age), Acquilla Chunn (aged 17), Mary, Elisabeth Chunn, Walter Chunn (aged 3).
      Administrators (de bonrs non): George Briscoe, Erasmus Gill and his wife
      Cassandra Gill. Unadministered by Philip. Briscoe. Nov 8 1774
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      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller

      Charles County, Wills AH 9.382

      The Will of Benjamin Philpott
      I, Benjamin Philpott of CC, am sick and weak in body, but of a sound, disposing mind and memory.
      To my sister Charity Glover the whole of the plantation whereon she now lives. Also a Negro girl named Joan and her increase.
      To the lawful surviving heirs of James Keech, except his son John Keech, 25 currency, to be equally divided between them.
      To my four nephews, John Philpott, Benjamin Philpott, John Philpott Glover, and Phillip Glover one thousand acres of land, for the which McJanie Swan passed his bond, to make a firm deed of conveyance to me or my heirs, it being by virtue of an officer's claim for two thousand acres of land purchased in partnership by the afd Swan and myself of a certain Lawson Speake, the afd one thousand acres to be equally divided between my afd four nephews.
      To Mrs Chun, Widow Acquilla Chun 20.
      To Mrs Chun, widown of Samuel Chun 5 [if alive].
      To Mr James Swan my riding saddle and furintire [if alive], otherways to Colo Francis Ware [if alive].
      To my wife Elizabeth the rest of my estate, both real and personal after my just debts and legacies are paid. Also all the right that I have to sixty acres of land called Timber Neck.
      Executrix: my wife Elizabeth
      Signed 1 Jan 1787 Benj Philpott
      Wit: Wm Swan, Edward Meed, Sarah X her mark Meed

      Probated on 15 Jun 1787 by the executrix, and by the oaths of witnesses William Swann, Edward Meed & Sarah Meed, the three witnesses.

      I certify that John Philpott, the heir at law, is a resident of the State of Caroline & therefore not present when the foregoing probate was taken.
      Signed John Muschett, Reg of Wills.

      On 15 Jun 1787, Letters Testamentary were granted to the executrix; her securities were George Keech & Will B Smoot
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      Charles County Land Record Book G#3, 1756-1761; Page 143. Lease. Dec 7, 1757 from Acquilla Chunn of CC, to the Revd Mr. John Macpherson, Rector of William and Mary Parish in CC. Whereas by virtue of a deed from John Llellan (Lewellan, Luellan) of Saint Maries County, Gentleman, to Samuel Chunn of CC, dated [blank month and day], 1739 and recorded in CC on Apr 13 then following, sd Samuel Chunn, Susannah Chunn, his wife, and the sd Accuilla Chunn, his son, and the longest liver of them during the term of their natural lives, stands possessed of a certain messuage and tenement of land in CC, being part of a tract of land called Westwood manor, now let out to and occupied by William Leach of CC, containing 154 acres, with the several privileges, advantages, and appurtenances in the recited [lease] mentioned, and in another relative deed between the afd John Lavallen of St. Mary's County and Samuel Chunn of CC, dated Sep 5, 1738 and recorded as afd on the 8th day of sd Sep following, sd tenement being burdened an annual rent of 1000 lbs of merchantable tobacco in one cask and of 200 otherways with 3 shillings sterling payable to sd John Leullan of St Mary's County, and whereas sd Acquilla Chunn is now the only surviving person of those specified in these deeds and invested with a life rent lease and possession of sd tenements of land, in consideration therefore of 16,000 lbs of crop inspected tobacco to sd Acquilla Chunn by the afd John Macpherson, and other motives him thereunto moving, he, sd Acquilla Chunn has assigned, from today, to sd John Macpherson, his full right and title to possession of the afd messuage and tenement of land above mentioned during the full term of his own natural life. McPherson shall annually pay Luellen 1200 lbs of merchantable tobacco with 3 shillings sterling. Signed - Acquilla Chunn, John Macpherson. Wit - Jno Winter, Jas Nivison. Recorded Dec 9, 1757.
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 110. Instrument of Writing. Oct 15, 1766 from the Revd Mr. John Macpherson, Rector of William and Mary Parish in CC, to Thomas Contee and Philip Richard Fendall of CC, Gentleman. John Lewellin of St. Mary's County, Gentleman, by virtue of 2 deeds or leases, one dated Sep 8, 1738, and the other dated [blank month and day], 1739, and recorded in CC Liber SN #2 pages 258-29, and Liber SN#2 pages 298-299, leased unto Samuel Chunn, Susanah Chunn, his wife, and Acquilla Chunn, his son, during their natural lives, part of a tract of land in CC called Westwood Manor, containing about 154 acres, the Chunns paying to sd John Lewellin, yearly, 100 lhs of tobacco in 1 cask, and 200 lbs of tobacco and 3 shillings. Sd Acquilla Chunn being the only survivor, on Dec 7, 1757, as recorded in CC Liber G #3, conveyed the land to sd John McPherson the afd land, during the natural life of sd Acquilla, and sd McPherson is now in possession of sd land. Sd McPherson at this time has 8 Negroes, to wit, George, Jack, Ned, Jem, Will, Peg, sail, and Ned, which Negroes are the property of William and Mary Parish, and held by sd McPherson as Rector. Now this deed witnesses that sd McPherson, for the rents and covenants hereafter mentioned, has granted to ad Contee and Fendall, during the natural life of sd Acquilla, all of McPherson's right to the afd leased lands, and the use.of the afd 8 Negroes, during the term of his Rectorship, to be employed by Contee and Fendall. Contee and Fendall are to pay, yearly, to sd Lewellin, 1000 lbs of tobacco in hogshead and 200 lbs of tobacco and 3 shillings, and to sd McPherson, 2800 lbs of tobacco, and for the use of the 8 Negroes, yearly, 1240 lbs of tobacco for each Negro man, and 1000 lbs of tobacco for each Negro woman. Contee and Fendall will find the Negroes meat, drink, and clothing. McPherson will have any Negroes that need it, tended by a physician or midwife. McPherson will replace any Negroes who are too ill to work. Signed - John Macpherson, Thos Contee, Phil Rd Fendall, Wit - Geo Dent*, James Key, Edwd Smoot*. Recorded Oct 16, 1766.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 364-20: WESTWOOD MANOR: 1600 acres; Possession of - 1600 Acres - Gerrard, John: 1600 Acres - Gerrard, John: Surveyed 17 May 1651 for Thomas Gerrard at the head of Wicomico Creek: Conveyance notes - Possessed by Thomas Gerrard and occupied by Thomas Bewell (sp?) George Escridge from James Johnson; 20 Dec 1712, 1600 Acres - George Escridge from Ebsworth Bayne; 17 Oct 1713,50 Acres - Richard Edelen from George Brett; 23 April 1721; 50 Acres - George Brett from Richard Edelen; 30 Nov 1722, 50 Acres - Hudson Walker from William Walker; 2 Dec 1723; 50 Acres - Hudson Walker from Luke Russell; 5 Nov 1725, 100 Acres - Samuel Love from Samuel Tennison; 2 May 1726 100 Acres - Hudson Walker from Luke Russell; 11 March 1728, 1600 Acres - Charles Carroll from Michael Curtis; 10 May 1711, 50 Acres - John Winter from William Hall; 16 July 1739. ;There are two other records that are illegible