- Born: Abt 1700, Accomack Co., VA
- Marriage (1): (?) (?) about 1740 in Northampton Co., VA
- Marriage (2): Leah (?) about 1763
- Died: Bef 31 Jan 1775, Accomack Co., VA
Elijah Chance I bought land in 1745 in Accomack Co, VA, 80a of Whitelaw numbered tract A48 between Keller and Wachapreague from his brother William Chance and, in 1751, he bought 80a more in the same location. He sold 40a of land in 1757 in Accomack Co, VA of the same tract to Spencer Coleburn and in 1774 he and wife Leah Chance sold Coleburn 8 more acres.
Elijah Chance wrote his will on Oct 28 1774 and it was proven on Jan 31 1775 in Accomack Co., VA. - To wife plantation where I now dwell during her widow to bring up my children & then to my son Elijah Chance.
- To daughter Nanney chest that was my mother's.
- Daughters Nanney, Fanny & Patience Chance residual legatees. Spencer Coleburn Exr. Witnesses: Littleton Wyatt, Jr., Meshack Watson, Arthur Trader. Leah Chance, widow, relinquished her right and Spencer Coleburn qualified (AccVAW-1772/77:289). By Jun 30 1784, it was still unadministered by Spencer Coleburn, so it was granted to Arthur Teackle with George Corbin offering security.
Elijah married (?) (?) about 1740 in Northampton Co., VA. ((?) (?) was born about 1720 and died before 1760.)
Elijah next married Leah (?) about 1763. (Leah (?) was born about 1740 in Northampton Co., VA.)