Rose Dove Dalton and Albert Lee Dalton Homeplace

Rose Dove Dalton and Albert Lee Dalton Homeplace
This house and property belonged to John Ward, Jr At his death he willed the property to his nephew William Ward

Monday, August 2, 2010

Aug 2, 2010 Walter Chiles 1638-1648


Walter Chiles Merchant Adventurer 1636 to 1648

English Adventurers and Emigrants 1609-1660 Abstracts of Examinations in the High court of Admiralty with Reference to Colonial America - Peter Wilson Coldham
1637 29 year old Walter Chiles of Bristol stays in Virginia for 14 weeks while assistant to the Purser of the ship “Blessing”.

Early Virginia Immigrants 1623 to 1666 by George Cabell Greer
1638 Walter Chiles brings his wife and two sons to Virginia in 1638. Name of Ship unknown.
Walter Chiles Sr.
Eliza Chiles
Walter Chiles Jr.
William Chiles
Transports 10 other people between 1638 and 1642

W&M Quarterly IX page 231
Patents issued during the regal government
Walter Chiles: March 1, 1638 400 acres upon Appomattox River, Westerly upon the river. Easterly & C upon the land of Edward Tunstall

W&M Volume IX page 230
Patents issued during the regal government
Walter Chiles: May 2, 1638 250 acres in Appomattox river and above the land of Edward Tunstall

Virginia Magazine of History and Biography Vol IX page page 51
Journals of the House of Burgesses 1619/1658/59 Edited by H.R. McIlwane Page XVII
At the Grand Assembly holden at James Cittie the 12th of January 1641
Burgess for Charles Cittie: Mr. Walter Chiles

Hening 1 page 262 Also can find in Virginia Magazine of History and Biography Vol IX page 55
Explore the land beyond Appomattox March 1642 Walter Austin, Rice Hoe, Joseph Johnson and Walter Chiles given leave to undertake the discovery of a new river of unknown land bearing west southerly from Appomattox River. They petitioned for this adventure 1641.

Notes:
1642, Civil War breaks out in Great Britain

Also
In October, 1644, English Colonist murder Opechancaugh, after the April 1644, Indian Attacks.

Journals of the House of Burgesses 1619/1658/59 Edited by H.R. McIlwane page XVII
Burgess for James City 1645/46 Walter Chiles
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