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CHAPPELL Henry

Male 1732 - 1799  (67 years)


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  • Name CHAPPELL Henry  [1
    Born 1732  Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1799  Camden District, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Sussex County Will Book H 1813-1818 LVA Reel # 16
      p. 534\endash will of Lewis X Turner (a free Black man) of Sussex\endash It is my wish and desire that the woman Aggai which I purchased of Henry Chappell and which I have had for my beloved wife for many years should be free and clear from the controul of any person as a slave, but having understood that the Laws of this State will not admit of Slaves being emancipated and to remain therein for a longer time than twelve months after such emancipation without the consent of the Legislature thereof I do therefore hereby direct my executor herein after named to petition the honorable Legislature of this state for leave for my said wife Aggai...to remain in this state as other free persons of colour do during her natural life and provided such leave is granted which I pray Almighty God it may be I do hereby emancipate the said Aggai my wife as aforesaid forever and do lend to her during her natural or widowhood the land and plantation whereon I now live with all the improvements thereon also that tract or parcel of Land which I purchased of Littelberry Turner also all rents or profits that arises from that tract or parcel of Land which I purchased from Reubin Watkins except that part whereof which I have agreed to sell to Harrison Judkins a free Negro and also tat part whereof which I shall hereafter dispose of also all my stock of horses, hogs, sheep and cows except one my work steers, fowl of every description etc ..also the services of the boy James Wright a free Negro boy untill he arrives to lawful age which said boy..I had of his parents.....if legislature refuses then lend her ie Aggai to nephew Wylie Turner, free Negro and requests he treats her well\endash and to use the property on her behalf\endash there is a bargain existing between Harrison Judkins, free Negro, and myself that I was to let him have 16 acres of the tract which I purchased of Reubin Mackins at 4$ per acre which is in his possession and surveyed but I have not made him a title to it nor has he paid any thing for it\endash Harrison can withdraw from the offer but if not and pays for it the exec to make him a title for it-leaves 15 acres of land bought from Reubin Watkins adj the land selling to Judkins\endash leaves to bro Scisny? Turner one cow\endash to sister Salley James the privilege of living on rest of land bought from Reuben Watkins and on which she now lives for 12$ annual rent which sum is to be used for the benefit of his wife\endash with provisions if rent not paid and if one should die before the other etc\endash gives 7$ each to nieces Delitha James, Mishael James and Delia James\endash proceeds of eventual sale of land to be divided among children Timpy, Judah, Edmund, Levi, Balaam, Ephraim, Cary and grandchild Lewis\emdash exec to make title to John Norlton? free Negro which I sold him some years past\endash the exec not pay my children their legacies all at once but I wish him to pay them a few dollars at a time and as they are all slaves he is not to wait until they are 21 yrs old to pay them but may pay them occasionally as they appear to want it and may arrive at years of discretion and I direct that he collect the money for them and not to pay them in bonds or accompts-[5 June 1818?] codicil nominates and ordains Joseph Jonas and Wm Dobie as execs\endash 11 June 1818\endash rec 5 Nov 1818\endash
    Person ID I2186  Booth Family
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2013 

    Father CHAPPELL James,   b. 10 May 1694, Charles City County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1769, Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother HOWELL Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1699,   d. 20 Sep 1744, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married Y  [2, 3
    Family ID F27  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married Alberta, Brunswick, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2006 
    Family ID F742  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1732 - Sussex County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - Alberta, Brunswick, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S282] Fletcher Trice, Fletcher Trice, (Ancestry.com fletcht2001@yahoo.com) (Reliability: 1).

    2. [S282] Fletcher Trice, Fletcher Trice, (Ancestry.com fletcht2001@yahoo.com).

    3. [S315] Southside Virginia Families, John Bennett Boddie, Pg. 67 (Reliability: 3).