Hello, Mr. Waring, Thank you for your e-mail to my personal site. I have been busy working on the Chinn, Bowman, Roane, Harrison, Kercheval lines,and discovered your query on this site. I am a Gatewood descendant and a 3x Wright-Washington descendant, so my interest extends to their allied families as well, which include the Belfield lines. Your Mary Jane Chinn b 31 Oct 1773, Lancaster Co.VA; d 21 Aug 1830, Shanandoah Co.VA; bur Bowman Family Cemetery, 3 mi N. of Strasburg of Strasburg on Rt 81, to right of Harmony Farm. As you may know, Isaac Bowman m.(1) Elizabeth Gatewood. If you need the children by each of these wives,let me know. Mary Jane Chinn was the sister of Susan Chinn who m. Samuel Kercheval, the Historian of the Appalachian Valley, aka Valley of Virginia, prob. desc. of Samuel Kercheval of poss. Essex Co.VA, m.abt 1742 Margaret Harrison b abt 1722, dau of Andrew Harrison, Jr. m. Elizabeth Battaile.
Please send me your e-mail address so I can put you in my address book and send you information as I find it. Are you a descendant of Horace Waring m 1820 Isabella Jane Roane?