Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Josias Fendall Beall

Male 1762 - 1816  (54 years)


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  • Name Josias Fendall Beall 
    Born 31 Aug 1762  St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Nov 1816  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I001770  Tree1
    Last Modified 12 Dec 2017 

    Father Josias Beall,   b. 4 Nov 1725, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1803, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Millicent Bradley,   b. 5 Jan 1733/34, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1772, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 11 Mar 1753  St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01135  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Middleton Marlow,   b. Abt 1766, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1804, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1804  King George Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • MARLOWE, Ann Middleton & Josias Fendall Beall 1-18-1804
    Last Modified 12 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F01136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


    • Folio 194 JOSIAS BEALL 11/08/1816 11/18/1816
      "being in a sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. James Alexander Beall --brother
      -to make the conveyance of certain lands lying on the north side of
      Pamunkey also known as Stoddart's road as reference to a bond may
      appear for which the testator has James's bond for $20.00 per acre for the
      said land and whereas the house and lot whereon he now resides and
      which lot he cultivates on Pisscattaway Creek is adjacent and convenient
      to the said land, the testator thus bequeaths the said land to James
      -to have the residue of the estate of whatever kind
      -named executor of the will and testator desires to be buried next to his
      deceased wife.
      2. James Augustus Beall
      -nephew (son of brother James)
      -to have the testator's silver watch which is now in the possession of
      his brother James.
      3. Ann E. Higdon
      --wife of James Simms Higdon
      -to have the sum of$100.00
      4. Mary Ann Higdon
      --daughter of James Simms Higdon and Ann E. Higdon
      -to have the sum of$50.00
      5. Ann Gash (?) --wife of Frederick Gash (?)
      -to have the sum of$50.00
      6. Lilly Rose (?) Gash --youngest daughter of Frederick and Ann
      -to have the sum of$100.00
      Witnesses: John H. Manning
      Solomon Groves
      Ignatius Manning
      Then came: Ignatius Manning
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Liber T#1

      Folio 608 DOROTHY MARLOW, widow of Samuel Middleton Marlow 09/05/1805 10/08/1805
      "being weak in Body ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Elizabeth Fendall Marshall --niece (wife of Dr. William Marshall)
      -to have the sum of $100.00
      2. Elizabeth Beall McPherson --niece (daughter of brother Samuel Hanson)
      -to have the sum of 30 pounds current money and the sum is to be deducted from the claim against her deceased husband's estate
      3. Charity Fendall --niece (daughter of brother Samuel Hanson)
      -to have the sum of $25.00
      4. Samuel Hanson Beall --son of John Fendall Beall
      -to have the sum of 5 pounds current money
      5. Samuel Hanson --brother
      -if testatrix's claim against Zachariah Cox can be recovered that to have I/5th part
      6. Anne Middleton Beall --daughter (wife of Josias Fendall Beall)
      -to have the remainder of the estate
      7. Josias Fendall Beall --son-in-law
      - named executor of the will and instructed that testatrix desires a "Tomb Stone be planted at the head of the grave of my Deceased Husband, Son, Grand Child and my own with Suitable Inscriptions"
      Witnesses:
      Robert A. Beall
      Mildred Tench (mark)
      Sarah Langley (mark)
      Then came: Robert Augustus Beall
      Note: the testatrix signed the will with her mark
      ===
      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808;
      Folio 527 JOSIAS BEALL, near Piscataway 05/12/1801 01/12/1803
      'being aged and infirm ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Robert August Beall --son
      -to have all of testator's part via tract of land called "Strife" whereon testator now lives with all the adjoining lands called "Sexington Coalpit" and "High Gate" and also
      to have "The Vineyard" and 2 parts and "The Meadow" in Charles County
      -to have the land which testator formerly purchased from George Dixon near Mattawoman with the stock of horse, cattle, sheep, and hogs
      -to have his choice of one of testator's Negroes
      -to have silver quart tankard, silver pint tankard with testator's name on the bottom gold watch, small sword, silver soup ladle, 6 silver table spoons, 6 silver tea spoons. 1 pair of silver tea tongs, large looking glass in the hall, walnut writing desk, and scrutoire thereon, close stool and pot, copper kettle in testator's kitchen and instruments for surveying and plotting land
      --these being special legacies in consideration of his more particular attention to testator as well as on account of his increasing family
      --and all the above exclusive of his portion of the rentainder of the personal estate
      -to have the remaining fourth part of testator's printed hooks and many of-testator's books are lent to his sons in Montgomery County
      -Robert, Josias and James all named executors of the will
      2. John Bradley Beall -son
      Ann Fendall Beall --daughter (?)
      Benjamin Bradley Beall --son (?)
      -each to have 1/7th part of the lands in Prince George's. Charles and Montgomery Counties
      -whereas John Bradley Beall has been some years absent and "1 know not whether he be alive or Dead" --if he does not return before the year 1805 then his share to be devised to David Fendall Beall and his sister Ann Elizabeth Beall in equal division
      -Ann to have a 1/2 pint silver cup with her name on the bottom, 1 good leather trunk with a lock and key, 1 good feather bed and furnĄ l sixth part of testator's china and tea ware
      -Benjamin Bradley to have I fourth part of the printed books and it is testator's intention that the books be divided into 4 parts according to value on them, pine hook case that stands in the parlor
      3. Josias Fendall Beall --son
      James Alexander Beall --son
      -to have the remaining part to be divided as conveniently as possible, and should any disputes arise to be settled by some judicious person and testator's son Robert -Josias to have testator's silver mounted hanger, oh pint silver cup, and one fourth of testator's printed books as a special legacy
      -James Alexander to have riding saddle, and bridle a good trunk, Lock and key and one fourth of testator's printed books as a special Legacy
      4. David Fendall Beall
      -should John Bradley Beall not return within the specified time then to divide his part with Ann Beall
      5. Josias Bradley Beall --grandson (son of Robert)
      -to have Negro boy "Benjamin" son of "Margery"
      6. William Marshall Beall --grandson (son of Robert)
      -to have Negro boy "Nathaniel Lewis" son of "Margery"
      7. Robert Augustus Beall --grandson (son of Robert)
      -to have Negro boy "John" son of "Cassy"
      -should any of testaler's grandsons die young, then their Negro to any future chiId of testator's son Robert and his wife Elizabeth
      8. Susanna Eliza Beall --daughter of Benjamin Bradley Beall
      -to have Negro girl "Harriet Cassandra" daughter of "Milly"
      9. Ann Elizabeth Beall
      -to have I good bed and furnĄ being the one on which she usually lays Witnesses; Charles Dement
      John B. Boswell
      William Boswell
      Then came: Charles Dement and John B. Boswell
      Note the testator signed the will in his own hand
      ===
      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1801-1803; Liber IB-5 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 364.
      At the request of Josias Fendall Beall the following Deed was recorded April 28, 1803
      Indenture made March 15, 1803; Benjamin Bradley Beall of Prince George's County, Maryland in consideration of 5 shillings current money paid by Josias Fendall Beall and James Alexander Beall of Montgomery County, Marylad and Ann Fendall Beall of Prince George's County, Maryland and for divers other good causes and considerations him thereunto moving have sold all his right to tracts of land lying in CC called "Pickley" and "Smallwood's Addition" late the property of Josias Beall deceased. Signed Ben B. Beall in the presence of and acknowledged before William Marshall, Francis Clement Dyer JP's of Prince George's County, Maryland
      Certified by John Read Magruder Jr., Clerk of Prince George's County, Maryland Court on April 5, 1803.
      March 15, 1803; Mary Beall wife of Benjamin Bradley Beall relinquished her right of dower

      ===
      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller

      CCLR IB7:467
      Letter of Attorney Recorded 13th day of October Anno Domini 1807
      Virginia Loudoun County Sst
      David Fendall Beall and Elizabeth his wife of the State and County Aforesaid
      For Sufficient causes and Valuable considerations them thereunto moving have made ordained constituted and in our Stead and Place put and deputed Robert Augustus Beall of Prince Georges County Maryland as our true and lawful attorney irrevocable for us and in our name to make over and convey by a good and lawful deed of Conveyance unto Josias Fendall Beall of Prince Georges County Maryland James Alexander Beall of Montgomery County and Ann Fendall Beall of Prince Georges County Aforesaid their heirs and Assigns forever all the right title and estate which we the Said David Fendall Beall and Elizabeth his wife holds in and to the lands devised to the said David Fendall Beale by the last Will and Testament of Josias Beall of Prince Georges County aforesaid deceased
      Signed sealed and acknowledged David F Beall
      in presence of Elizabeth Beall
      Edwd McDaniel
      ==
      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1808-1810; Liber IB-8 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 406.
      At the request of Joshua Mudd the following Deed was recorded February 13, 1810
      Indenture made September 8 1809; Josias Fendall Beall and Ann Fendall Beall of Prince George's County, Maryland and James A. Beall of Montgomery County, Maryland in consideration of $1000 paid by Joshua Mudd of Charles County have sold part of a tract called "Prickly" which Josias Beall late of Prince George's County, Maryland died possessed of. Signed Josias F. Beall, Ann F. Beall, James A. Beall in the presence of and acknowledged before William Marshall, Basil Bowling
      September 8 1809; Eleanor Beall wife of James A. Beall relinquished her right of dower
      Certified by John Read Magruder Jr., Clerk of Prince George's County, Maryland Court.
      ===
      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1808-1810; Liber IB-8 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 408.
      At the request of Joshua Mudd the following Deed was recorded February 13, 1810
      Indenture made September 30, 1809; John S. Higdon and Ann E. Higdon his wife of Prince George's County, Maryland in consideration of $50 paid by Joshua Mudd has assigned all the right title and interest of them to a part of tract of land called "Prickly" lying in Charles County which Josias Beall late of Prince George's County, Maryland died possessed of. Signed John S. Higdon, Ann E. Higdon in the presence of and acknowledged before William Marshall, Basil Bowling
      September 30, 1809; Ann E. Higdon wife of John S. Higdon relinquished her right of dower
      Certified by John Read Magruder Jr., Clerk of Prince George's County, Maryland Court.
      ===
      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1808-1810; Liber IB-8 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 409.
      At the request of Joshua Mudd the following Deed was recorded February 13, 1810
      Indenture made September 8 1809; Josias F. Beall and Ann F. Beall of Prince George's County, Maryland and James A. Beall of Montgomery County, Maryland in consideration of $10 paid by Ann E. Higdon wife of John S. Higdon of Prince George's County, Maryland have sold a tract called "Smallwood's Addition" lying in Charles County which Josias Beall late of Prince George's County, Maryland died possessed of. Signed Josias F. Beall, Ann F. Beall, James A. Beall in the presence of and acknowledged before William Marshall, Basil Bowling
      September 8 1809; Eleanor Beall wife of James A. Beall relinquished her right of dower
      Certified by John Read Magruder Jr., Clerk of Prince George's County, Maryland Court.