I stumbled across your name as I was researching the Champness Terry family.My connection is: Champness Terry m. Sarah? Their dau. Agnes Terry b. abt. 1751 VA m. George Faris Keesee Sr. abt. 1767 VA. Their dau. Obedience "Biddie" Keesee b. Dec. 15, 1785 VA m. James Ball b. NC on 4 September 1800 Sumner Co. TN.
The other connection?My husband is a Chesser descended from: James P. Chesser b. 1800 VA d. 1858 Shelby Co. IN m. 1820 Warren Co. Ohio to Sarah Spurling b. 1803VA d. 1851 IN. Their son George W. Chesser b. abt 1840 IN d. 1872 IN m. Lucinda Barmore Shelby Co. IN Their son William Chesser b. 1871 d. 1944 m. Charlotte Mae (Nail) Taylor in 1911. (My husband's grandparents).
I haven't been able to find the parents of James P. Chesser b. 1800 VA who came to Salem Twp. Warren Co. Ohio in 1818/19 with a brother William Chesser b. 1798 VA d. 1819 OH. Oldest daughter of James P. Chesser and Sarah Spurling Chesser was named Winnifred Chesser b. 1823 OH.Oldest son was named Henry Chesser b. 1828 OH. Other children's names: Sarah b. OH, Nancy A. b.1834 OH, Esther b. IN, William H.b. IN, George W. b. IN, James M. b. INThis family was never in Kentucky or Tennessee.