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CHAPPELL James

Male 1694 - 1769  (74 years)


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  • Name CHAPPELL James  [1, 2
    Born 10 May 1694  Charles City County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Military Rev War 
    • Private 2nd Virginia Regiment, commanded by Col. Alexander Spotswood
    Political Office Justice of Surry County  [4
    Residence 1722  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Moved to Surry county, Virginia about 1722 
    Political Office 1754  Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Sheriff of Sussex County 
    Reference Number 595 
    Will 31 Oct 1768  Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Will made 
    • Will lists children
    Religion 1743-1769  Albemarle Parish, Surry County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Vestryman of Albemarle Parish 
    Died 12 Feb 1769  Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 9, 10
    Will 16 Mar 1769  Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Will Probated 
    • Will mentions sons; James, John, Howell, Thomas, Daughters; Elizabeth Mason, Mary Gee, Sarah Mason, Rebecca Northington (Grandsons Thomas and Howell Tatum), Amy Smith, Lucretia Carter and son Howell and grandchildren James and Henry Chappell, sons of James, Howell Chappell, son of John and Mary Chappell, daughter of Thomas.
    Buried Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Notes 
    • Lived in Surry and Sussex Counties Will proved in Sussex County 16 Mar 1769, Sussex County Will Book B, Page 193 75 yoa at death

      "The Chappell Family in Early South Carolina" p.10, 5

      He lived in Prince County on May 10, 1715, as he acknowledged receipt of his father's estate from James Jones (Prince George D. & W., 1713-28, Pg. 52

      James was a vestryman of Albermarle Parrish from 1743 until his death.

      Justice of Surry County (later Sussex County) from 1738, and was sheriff of Sussex County in 1754 (Wm and Masry Quarterly, new series, Vol. II, pg. 52; Susex O.B., 1754/6, pg. 1,; Executive Journal of Council of Virginia, volume 4, pg. 417.

      "Southside Virginia Families by Brodie"

      Family Data Collection - Births <http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5769&enc=1>
      about James Chappell
      ntblName:
      James Chappellntbl Father:Thomas Chappellntbl Mother:Elizabeth Jonesntbl Birth Date:1694ntbl City:Charles City ntbl State:VA ntbl Country:USA
      Last Will and Testament
      Added by PhyllisElizabethSheridan <http://www.ancestry.com/community/member/profile.aspx?cba=PhyllisElizabethSheridan> on 28 Dec 2008
      Will of James Chappell - 1778
      (Will Book C, page 307, Sussex Co.VA.)

      IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN I James Chappell of the County of Sussex &
      Parish of Albermarle being now of sound mind and disposing memory do
      make & declare my last Will & Testament to be as follows.
      IMPRIMIS I give and devise to my Son James Chappell and to his heirs
      forever two hundred and thirty five acres of land being a new survey
      joining his own land, one Negro man named Robin one black walnut desk
      also my cider still allowing my Son Henry to have half the profit.
      ITEM. I give & devise to my Son Henry Chappel and to his heirs forever
      one Negro man named Ben also one chist painted blue also one corner
      cubbard.
      ITEM. I give and devise to my Son William Chappell & to his heirs
      forever three hundred acres of land lying on the Racoon Swamp also one
      Negro boy named Dick, one Negro man named Mingo, one Negro woman named
      Sandra one feather bed and furniture, my young bay colt one saddle &
      bridle seven head of cattle fifteen hogs and four sheep six middle
      sized pewter dishes six pewter plates one iron pott midling sized.
      ITEM. I give and devise to my Son Benjamin Chappell and to his heirs
      forever five hundred & thirty acres of land lying near Freemans Bridge
      one Negro man named old Simon & his wife named Tab also one Negro boy
      named Hannabald also my iron grey horse one bridle & saddle one feather
      bed and furniture seven head of cattle fifteen hogs four sheep six
      pewter dishes six pewter plates also one iron pott midling sized.
      ITEM. I give and devise to my Daughter Amy Chappell & to her heirs
      forever one Negro man named Ned also girl named Cate & her increase one
      side saddle called her own six pewter plates four midling sized pewter
      dishes one feather bed & furniture one iron pott of a midling size.
      ITEM. I give and devise to my Daughter Rebeccah Chappell and to her
      heirs forever one negro girl called great Sal also one negro girl named
      Winnia & their increase one feather bed and furniture and side saddle
      called hern six pewter plates four midling sized dishes one midling
      sized iron pot.
      ITEM. I give and devise to my Daughter Martha Chappell & to her heirs
      forever one negro girl named Jean one negro girl named Selah and their
      increase also one negro boy named Dave one side saddle one feather bed
      & firniture six pewter plates four midling sized dishes one midling
      iron pot I will to my Wife Mary Chappell during stay on it three
      hundred & six acres of land lying the Plantation whereon I now live
      also the use of the following Negros & their increase during her
      natural life, to witt, Lucy, Frank, Grace, Tab, Sal, Liddie, Randol, &
      Titt I will that the above negros & their increase be equally at the
      death of my wife amongst my children hereafter mentioned to wit James,
      Henry, William, Benjamin, Elizabeth, Mary, Amy, Rebecca & Martha.
      ITEM. I give & devise to my Wife Mary Chappell & to her heirs forever
      one negro woman named Edah & her increase also my bay horse also all
      the household furniture that I had by her also seven head of cattle ten
      hogs thirty barrels of corn & eight pounds cash.
      LASTLY I constitute & appoint my Sons James & Henry Chappell Executors
      of this my last Will and Testament In Testamony that this is my last &
      only authentick Will and Testament I have hereunto set my hand & seal
      this eighth day of December one thousand seven hundred & seventy six.

      Jas. Chappell (Seal)

      Signed Sealed published &
      Declared in presence of us-
      David Jones
      Abram Jones
      Holmes Jones


      At a Court held for Sussex County the 16th day of July 1778.
      The last Will and Testament of James Chappel deced. was presented into
      Court by James & Henry Chappel Executors therein named who made oath
      thereto as the law directs and the same was proved by the oaths of
      Abraham Jones & Holmes Jones witnesses thereto and by the Court ordered
      to be recorded and on the motion of the said Executors (they having
      entered into bond with John Mason Junr. & Nathaniel Dobie their
      securities in twenty thousand pounds penalty conditioned as the law
      directs) Certificate is granted them for obtaining a probat thereof in
      due form.

      Teste Will. Claiborne Junr. CSC.
    Person ID I47  Booth Family
    Last Modified 28 Oct 2013 

    Father CHAPPELL Thomas, III,   b. 1650, Charles City County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1694 and 1700, Charles City County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother JONES Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1649, Prince George, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1725  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married Abt 1670  Charles City County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Family Source
    Alt. Marriage 1677  [13
    Alt. Marriage 1677 
    Family ID F12  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 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  [11, 14
    Children 
     1. CHAPPELL Mary,   d. Sep 1788
     2. CHAPPELL James, Jr.,   b. 1720, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1769, Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     3. CHAPPELL Thomas,   b. 1719,   d. 1790, Lunenburg County, Va Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. CHAPPELL Sarah,   b. 1724, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. CHAPPELL John,   b. 1727,   d. Abt 1798, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     6. CHAPPELL Amy,   b. 1732, Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Northampton County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. CHAPPELL Henry,   b. 1732, Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1799, Camden District, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     8. CHAPPELL Ann,   b. 22 Dec 1739,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. CHAPPELL Lucretia,   b. 10 Feb 1741,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. CHAPPELL Howell, Sr.,   b. 26 Aug 1744,   d. 1806, Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     11. CHAPPELL Elizabeth,   b. 6 Jul 1745, Sussex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1799  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2007 
    Family ID F27  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 BRIGGS Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1697,   d. 26 Sep 1744, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married 1720-1721  [11
    Children 
     1. CHAPPELL Elizabeth,   b. 1723, Surry/Sussex Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1799, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2007 
    Family ID F737  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 May 1694 - Charles City County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPolitical Office - Sheriff of Sussex County - 1754 - Sussex County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - Will made - 31 Oct 1768 - Sussex County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Vestryman of Albemarle Parish - 1743-1769 - Albemarle Parish, Surry County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Feb 1769 - Sussex County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - Will Probated - 16 Mar 1769 - Sussex County, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Sussex County, VA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S282] Fletcher Trice, Fletcher Trice, (Ancestry.com fletcht2001@yahoo.com) (Reliability: 1).

    2. [S283] Chappell History - Phil E. Chappell, Phill E. Chappell, (Hudson-Kimberly Publishing Company, Kansas City, Mo. (1900)).

    3. [S3] Phil E Chappell's Book & Hazard's 'Historical Collections'.

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

    5. [S273] Ancestry.Com.

    6. [S315] Southside Virginia Families, John Bennett Boddie, pg 67 (Reliability: 3).
      William and Mary Quarterly, New Series, Vol. II, pg. 52,
      Sussex O.B. 1754-6, pg1.
      Executive Journal of the Council of Virginia, vol. 4, pg. 417

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

    8. [S315] Southside Virginia Families, John Bennett Boddie, pg 67 (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S315] Southside Virginia Families, John Bennett Boddie, Pg. 67 (Reliability: 3).
      See also Albemarle Parrish Register

    10. [S166] Albemarle Parrish Register by Bodie (Reliability: 3).

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

    12. [S41] LDS IGI Data.

    13. [S902] Holloway Family Genealogy, Holloway Family Genealogy (Reliability: 3).

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