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CHANDLER *Joseph, Sr

Male 1695 - Bef 1764


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  • Name  CHANDLER *Joseph, Sr 
    Born  11 Aug 1695  St. Peter's Parish, New Kent, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened  11 Aug 1699/1700  St. Peter's Parish, New Kent, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    _UID  BDE389BB9981ED4586315BFAE6F131A8EC80 
    Died  Bef 11 Oct 1764  Lunenburg Co. Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I721  Ancestors of Catherine Yvonne King | The Ancestors and Descendants of Johan Jakob Brown/Braun the "Waggonmaker".
    Last Modified  7 Jul 2005 

    Father  CHANDLER *Robert, II,   b. Bef 30 Apr 1659, Chiskiak Parish, York Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1710/1720, St. Peter's Parish, New Kent, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  PALMER Elizabeth Crowshaw,   b. Abt 1664, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1745, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1682/1685  New Kent Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F256  Group Sheet

    Family  TATUM *Sarah,   b. Abt 1700/1704, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1764 
    Married  Between 1724 and 1739  Goochland Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. CHANDLER John,   b. 1727, King William Co. or Caroline Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1790, Granville County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. CHANDLER Joel,   b. 1728, Lunenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1799, Greenville County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. CHANDLER William,   b. Abt 1729, St. Margaret's Parish, Caroline Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1795, Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. CHANDLER Nancy,   b. 1732, Lunenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. CHANDLER James,   b. Abt 1734, Goochland Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1808, Newberry, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. CHANDLER Elisha,   b. 1736, Goochland County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. CHANDLER *Joseph, Jr.,   b. 1739, Goochland Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1805, Caswell, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F255  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Joseph was the 6th son of Robert and Elizabeth Chandler. By 1726, Joseph and his wife left New Kent County and moved westwards to St. Margaret's Parish in King William County, VA where he acquired by patent, 400 acres of land. In 1732 he was granted 400 more acres in Goochland Co., VA where he moved with his sons, John, Joel and William on or about 1733.

      He went to Caroline County, VA in 1826 and was in Goochland County, VA by 1732 or 1733. His land adjoined Joell Chandler. Heads of household and males were listed as 16-21, as well as certain slaves.

      Note from Chandler Family Newsletter: June 2005 ( Volume XVI, Number 2):
      Joe bought 400 acres in Goochland County, VA in 1732 by Joell, who had an orchard and everything. Joell became a Burgess and Commissioner. Joe and Sarah named their third son , 1729 after his kindly, brother William; daughter Nancy was born in 1732, son James in 1734, Elisha in 1736 and a
      namesake of his father, Joseph II, in 1739.

      The Lunenberg, VA Homestead:
      William and Joe made more exploratory trips to the frontier buying and selling land. Joe and William sold their other lands, packed up all their families and goods again, and moved due south to Lunenberg County, VA which had just opened up for settlers on boths sides of the Meherrin River about 1745. In 1746 Joe's sons, John (19), Joel (18), and William (17), paid tithes with Joe in Lunenberg Co.; in 1749, William and Joe both bought large plats of land. Joe set in motion paperwork for a grant of 1,850 acres ( 3 miles square ), recorded with full title in 1760.

      Finally, they settled down for good. Wild game, wild turkeys, fish were plentiful. Tobacco grew well. Plenty of trees to fell and clear and the river flooded, and - soggy ground does not a good garden make. Little Brother Joe did all right for himself and he was happy. He had a large homestead to leave to his 6 boys who could help him with the clearing and farming.

      Those boys were now 25-37 and already making forays out to the frontier when Joe died at 64. Joe actually sounds a bit miffed when he wrote his will. Only daughter Nancy who had married, Richard Burns, and 2 boys, Joel and William were still at home helping him farm his large plantation when he died. In his will, he gave away 1,050 acres; Nancy and Richard 350 acres where they lived, son William 350 acres where he lives and Joel 350 acres where I live. He totally ignored four boys who had already moved away.

      Research Notes for Babtism:
      * " Joseph son of Rob Chandler, Bapt ye 11 August ____, Register of St. Peters Parrish, New Kent County,
      Virginia. Placement of record would indicate 1700.
      **He went to Caroline County, Virginia in 1726 and was in Goochland County, Virginia by 1732 or 1733.
      He patented land adjoining Joel Chandler.
      ***1735 Tax List of Goochland Co., Virginia. John COS's list Joseph Chandler-1 tithe.
      The tithe lists included heads of household and males 16-21 listed in the household as well as certain
      slaves that were tithable. Joseph had no sons over 16.
      ****William and Joseph relocated to Lunenburg Co., about 1750. Joels son Joel moved there by the time of the Lunenburg 1751/1752 Tax List.
      *****Date of birth as 11 August 1692 in St. Peter's Parish, New Kent Co., VA per the Parish Register.

      WILL:
      22 March 1763, Lunenburg County, Virginia.

      Note: Chandler, Joseph 3/22/1763, 10-11-1764; W.B. 2/238 Mentions: Wife ( Sarah CHANDLER)
      Sons: William Chandler, Joel Chandler, Richard Burns ( relationship not stated ), Executor: Joel Chandler
      ( son ). Witnesses: Guy Smith, Thomas Anderson, Cathrin ( her X mark ) Rose.

      CHANDLER FAMILY ASSOCIATION NEWSLETTER: February 1994, Volume IV, Number1
      **Joseph, son of Rob Chandler, Bapt ye 11 August ____. Register of St. Peters Parish in New Kent,
      Co., VA. Placement of record would indicate 1700. Which is correct? 1700 or 1695?


      Sources:
      McLaurin
      The McLaurin-McMahon Family Research Page
      Author: Rex mcLaurin

      Chandler Family Association Newsletter
      Publication: P.O. Box # 8132
      Lakeland, FL 33802-8132
      Date: 25 June 2001
      February 1994, Volume IV, Number 1

      Family Group Sheets:
      John Gillon ( family tree@thegillons.net )