Walter Chiles, II (1631 - c.1672)

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Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Jamestown, James City, Virginia, USA
Occupation: Cloth Worker, Church Warden, Jamestown Parish, House of Burgesses
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About Walter Chiles, II

Walter CHILES II was born on 20 Mar 1607/8 in Saint Mary Redcliff Parish, Bristol, County Somerset, England. He was baptized in 1609 in Saint Mary Redcliffe Cathedral, Bristol, England. On 24 Jul 1637 he was cloth worker; then assistant to the purser of the ship "Blessing" in Bristol, England. (From the "High Court of Admiralty Examinations", No. 301, Vol. 53, at

London, England.) He immigrated on 1 Mar 1638 to James Town, Virginia. In 1638 he was ship owner in Virginia. He served as as a member of the Assembly in 1641 in Virginia. He was elected as as a member of the House of Burgesses between 1642 and 1643 in Charles City, Charles City County, Virginia. He served as as a member of the House of Burgesses between 1645 and 1649 in Charles City, Charles City County, Virginia. He owned the "Kemp House," the first brick house in America in 1649 in James Town, Virginia. (The house was purchased from Governor Berkeley in exchange for 26,000

pounds of tobacco.) From 1651 to 1652 he was ship owner, "The Fame of Virginia" in England-Holland-Virginia. (This ship was taken by force by Captain Richard Husband and the crew

of the "Hopeful Adventure", on the grounds that Captain Chiles had no

license. It was ordered released by the Virginia authorities, but this

had no effect.) He was elected as Speaker of the Assembly in Jun 1652 in Virginia. In 1652 he was ship owner, "Leopoldas" in Virginia. (He was given this ship by the Virginia House of Burgesses, after it

was confiscated from its original owners for a violation of the

Navigation Laws. This was a replacement for "The Fame of Virginia.") He died about 1671. Parents: Walter CHILES I and Elizabeth MAURY.

Spouse: Elizabeth SANDERS. Walter CHILES II and Elizabeth SANDERS were married in Jun 1630 in Bristol, England. Children were: Walter CHILES III, William CHILES.

http://sneakers.pair.com/roots//b52.htm#P414 -------------------- Born in England Walter Charles JR came to America in 1638 Jamestown -------------------- Walter CHILES III died 15/16 Nov 1671 in Jamestown, James City County, Virginia. He was born about 1630 in Bristol County, Avon, England. He served as in the House of Burgesses in 1653 in Virginia. He served as in the House of Burgesses in 1658 in Virginia. He served as in the House of Burgesses in 1659 in Virginia. He served as in the House of Burgesses in 1660 in Virginia. He served as in the House of Burgesses in 1663 in Virginia. He served as on a jury in Oct 1670 in James City, Virginia. He served as Church Warden of Jamestown Parish in Jamestown, James City County, Virginia. Parents: Walter CHILES II and Elizabeth SANDERS.

Spouse: Mary PAGE. Walter CHILES III and Mary PAGE were married about 1663. Children were: John CHILES, Elizabeth CHILES.

Spouse: Susanna BROOKS. Walter CHILES III and Susanna BROOKS were married between 1668 and 1670. Children were: Captain Henry CHILES.

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Walter Chiles, II's Timeline

1609
1609
Bristol, UK
1631
March 20, 1631
England
March 20, 1631
England
1637
April 24, 1637
Age 6
1653
1653
Age 21
Jamestown, James City County, VA
1655
1655
Age 23
Kemp House, Jamestown, Virginia
1658
1658
Age 26
Virginia
1663
1663
Age 31
Virginia
1671
April 4, 1671
Age 40
Jamestown, James City, Virginia, USA
1672
1672
Age 40
Jamestown, James City, Virginia, USA