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

John Beall

Male 1701 - 1756  (55 years)


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  • Name John Beall 
    Born 11 Feb 1700/01  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Oct 1756  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I015298  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 

    Father James Beall,   b. 5 Feb 1651/52, St. Andrew Parish, Fifeshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1725, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Sarah Peerce,   b. Abt 1684,   d. 28 Nov 1761, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married Abt 1700  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F05491  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Fendall,   b. 4 May 1704, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1785, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 24 Feb 1723/24  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. 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)
     2. Mary Beall,   b. 10 Nov 1727, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1800, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Elizabeth Beall,   b. 10 Nov 1729, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1788, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 60 years)
     4. John Fendall Beall,   b. 6 Aug 1731, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1776, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     5. Sarah Beall,   b. 8 May 1733, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1795, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     6. Margaret Beall,   b. 6 Feb 1735/36, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1792, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     7. Jerusha Beall,   b. 3 Feb 1737/38, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1740/41, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     8. Hepzibah Beall,   b. 20 Jan 1739/40, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1791, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     9. James Alexander Beall,   b. 6 Jun 1742, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1747, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     10. Elishabah Beall,   b. 28 Jun 1744, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1799, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F00810  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      John inherited 550 acres Rovers Content, 78 acres Fife, ca 264 acres on the east side of Cabin John Branch called Good Luck and 225 acres Drumaldree from his father's estate, from his brothers Robert and Zephaniah, he inherited 2/3 of 649 acres Lay Hill, 2/3 of 459 acres Allison's Park, and 2/3 of 113 acres of Cooper; he also held pdrtions of Bread and Cheesle Hall, Father's Gift and Beall's Reserve (M&vC).

      14Feb 1725/6; Deed of Gift from John Beall, Jr. to his sister Margaret Odell; tract called Ball Christ of 300 acres (PGLR I.707) [Note: Coldham shows this tract containing 503 acres, but only 403 acres are accounted for in Prince George’s Co. land records.]

      4 Sep 1728 [enrolled]; John Fendall of Charles CO. (father Of Elizabeth now wife of John Beall, Gent.) in consideration of their marriage Parcel called Ahquakook (or Ackokick) of 500 acres near an old Indian town, also 35 acres on the Potomac River (PGLR M.322)
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      Mr. John Beall, Jr. 65.1 PG £57.16.0 Sep 27 1757 Dec 26 1757
      Appraisers: Luke Marbury, Francis King.
      Creditors: J. Camilton, Hancock Lee. (The name John Camilton can also be read as John Hamilton. )
      Next of kin: John Fend. Beall Mary Marshall.
      Administrators/Executors: Josiah Beall, Elisabeth Beall.
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      John Beall, Prince George’s Co.; dist.; £1491.18.8; 16 Sep 1757; dist. to. Representatives unknown to this office; admns. Elisabeth Beall, Josias Beall (ABB 2.86)
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      John Beall, Jr.; 26 Jan 1758; acct.; Elizabeth Beall and Josias Beall, Jr. (PG Admn. Accts. DD6.266)
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      Mr. John Beall 63. 38 PG 1360.0.9 Mar 14 1757;: Mar 28, 1757
      Appraisers: Francis King, Luke Marbury.
      Crediotrs: Charels Graham attorney for James Russell, John Hamilton
      Next of Kin: John Fendall Beall, Mary Marshall
      Administrators: Elisabeth Beall, Josias Beall.
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      Mr. John Beall 2.86 D PG £1491.18.8 Jan 28 1758
      Distribution to: Representatives unknown to this Office.
      Administrators: Elisabeth Beall, Josias Beall
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      John Beall 4.6 D CH £36.14.1 Feb 14 1763
      Distribution to: Widow (unnamed, 1/3).
      Residue to children (unnamed, equally)
      Administratrix: Elisabeth Beall.
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      Beall, James, planter, Prince George's County, 21st Nov., 1723; 10th July, 1725,
      To eldest son John, "Rover's Content,"Fiffe," pt. of "Good Luck," on East side of Cabbin Br., and "Drumaldree"
      To Son Nathaniel, "Easy Purchase" and "Addition to Easy Purchase."
      To son James, pt. of Good Luck, on w. side of Cabbin Br., and "Lone head."
      To sons Robert and Joseph, "Lay Hill" equally.
      To son Zepheniah., pt. of "Allisons Park," and "Cooper."
      To dau. Sarah, pt. of "Beall's Mannour" and £30 to be pd. her by son-in-law Thomas Odell on day of marriage or on demand.
      To Rev. Mr. Hugh Conn and to the ministers that shall succeed him, £10 yearly.
      To wife Sarah, dwelling plantation and personalty during life; residue of personal estate to children equally.
      Exs.: Bro. Alexander, son John, cousin William and John Beall. Sr.
      Test: Thos. Applegate, Joseph Beach,, Mary Boyce. 18.394,
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      Beall, Alexander, Prince George's County, 16th Jan., 1743; 5th Sept., 1744.
      To bro. Robert and wife of Singan [Lingan] Wilson, personalty.
      To negro Ann, her freedom.
      To son William, dwelling plantation, this being part of "Neighborhood" and "Largo" on s. w. branch of Patuxent R.
      To son Ninian, residue of "Largo," commonly known as Menella"s Quarters"
      To sons William and Ninian and son-in-law John Jackson, exs. and child. [unnamed] of testator's deceased sons James and John, residue of estate.
      Test: Meredith Davis (Quaker), Joseph Beall, John Courry. MCW 23.543
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      Robert Beall 20.164 A PG £337.15.6 £42.17.10 May 9 1744
      Payments to: Garah Davis, Thomas Cas, James Doull, Joseph Lord, John Harding, Jr., Dr. John Hambleton, John Beall, Dr. Samuel Stringer, Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Executor: Joseph Beall.
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      PGCo Land Records Liber Q, Page 489
      Enrolled at request of James Gordon 28 Jun 1732:
      Indenture, 1 Jun 1732; Between Charles Beall, planter, and James Gordon; for £25; part of a tract called Crauford's Adventure; bounded by Hudson's Range now in possession of Rev. Hugh Conn on the east side of the Eastern Branch of the Potomac; containing 100 acres; /s/ Chas. Beall; wit John Beall, Jos. Chew; ack. 1 Jun 1732 by Charles Beall and Mary his wife
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      Land Records of Prince George's County. Maryland
      Liber T, Page 201
      Recorded at request of Henry Cramphin, 28 Nov 1734:
      13 Nov 1734; Indenture between John Beall and Henry Cramphin, planter; for £4.5; tracts called Blackash and Dumfrees on a fork of the Eastern Branch of the Potomac; containing 4 acres; /s/ John Beall; wit. George Noble, John Flint; ack. by John Beall; 13 Nov 1734
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      Land Records of Prince George's County. Maryland
      Liber T, Page 207
      Recorded at request of Robert Magruder, 29 Nov 1734:
      Deed of Gift from Samll. Magruder to son Robert Magruder, planter; tract called T on Cabbin Branch of 126 acres; also Lanham's Delight bounded by The Forrest formerly surveyed for Thomas Wilcoxon & land formerly surveyed for John Magruder called The Deer Pond containing 90 acres; 29 Nov 1734; /s/ Saml. Magruder; wit. John Beall, Tho. Clagett; ack. Saml. Magruder and Eleanor his wife
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      Land Records of Prince George's County. Maryland
      Liber T, Page 208
      Recorded at request of Zacheriah Magruder, 29 Nov 1734:
      Deed of Gift from Saml. Magruder, planter, to son Zacheriah Magruder, planter; tract called Friendship; containing 200 acres; 29 Nov 1734; /s/ Saml. Magruder; wit. John Beall, Tho. Clagett; ack. Saml. Magruder and Eleanor his wife
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      Land Records of Prince George's County. Maryland
      Liber T, Page 311
      Recorded at request of Thomas Cramphin, 3 Sep 1735:
      Deed from Henry Cramphin, planter, to son Thomas Cramphin; 4 lots being part of 2 tracts called Blackash and New Dumfries purchased from John Beall, Sr. 13 Nov 1734; located in the fork of the Eastern Branch of Potomac; containing 4 acres; 1 Sep 1735; /s/ Henry Cramphin (mark); wit. Henry Cramphin, Jr., John Johnston; ack. Henry Cramphin and Mary his wife
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      Land Records of Prince George's County, Maryland
      Liber T, Page 310
      Recorded at request of John Soper, Jr., 29 Aug 1735:
      26 Jul 1735; Indenture between Maj. Edward Sprigg, Gent., and John Soper, Jr., planter; for £16; a tract called Goodluck on a branch of the Patuxent; containing 100 acres; /s/ Edw. Sprigg; wit. Dav. Craufurd, John Beall; ack. Edward Sprigg and Elizabeth his wife; 26 Jul 1735
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      Thomas South (merchant) 19.443 A PG £970.9.3 £274.13.2 Aug 9 1743
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of £90.0,9,
      Received from: Benjamin Belt, John Beal.
      Payments to: James Wallace paid to Thomas Crampkin, Dr. John Robertson paid to Thomas Crampkin, Samuel Cary paid to Thomas Crampkin, Mary Crampkin paid to Thomas Crampkin, Mr. Rogers, Joseph Chew, Thomas Adamson paid by Thomas Williams, Dr. Andrew Scott, Thomas Crampkin, John Beal, Sr. paid to Jos. Beal per Virlinda Beal (executrix of said John Beal), William Manduit & Thomas Evans, Thomas Williams, Robert Breshears per Mr. Thomas Clark, Mr. John Hepburn, Daniel Dulany, Esq. paid to Mr. Samuel Smith (of Anne Arundel County), Daniel Dulany, Esq., Mr. Charles Rogers (merchant in London).
      Administrator: Mr. John Watkins (gentleman).
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 322
      Enrolled at request of John Beall, Jr. 4 Sep 1728:
      From John Fendall of Charles County, Gent. (father of Elizabeth now wife of John Beall, Gent.) in consideration of marriage between Elizabeth and John; grant a parcel called Aliquahook near an old Indian Town; containing 500 acres; also a tract bounded by John Fendall located on the Potomac River of 35 acres; /s/ Jno. Fendall, wit. Jno. Briscoe, Robert Yates; Charles Co. 11 Apr 1728; Col. John Fendall and Elizabeth his wife ack. deed
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 426
      Enrolled at request of Nathaniel Beall 7 Jun 1729:
      Indenture, 2 May 1729; Between John Beall, Gent., eldest son of James Beall, Gent., dec'd, and Nathaniel Beall, brother of sd. John Beall; James Beall, decd, father of above named parties, did, by his last will, bequeath to son Nathaniel 2 tracts called Easy Purchase and The Addition; John confirms Nathaniel's right to these lands; /s/ John Beall, Jr-; wit. Jno. Magruder, Edw. Sprigg, Thos. Gittings; ack. 2 May 1729 by John Beall and Elizabeth his wife
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 109
      Enrolled at request of John Beall, Jr., deed of gift, 25 Sep 1730:
      From Sarah Cooms, for love and affection, to dau. Sarah ?Hasnell's children James Beall, Jr., Robt. Beall, Joseph Beall and Zepheniah Beall; personal effect, jewels, leases, chattels, moveables, etc.; except Negro man called Smith; 22 May 1730; /s/ Sarah Coomes; wit. Rignall Odell, Sarah Odell

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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 -Liber Y - Page 425.
      Dec 18, 1741 from John Beall Jr of PG, planter, son, & heir of James Beall, late of PG, Gentleman, decd, to John Farguson of PG, planter, son and heir of John Farguson, late of PG, tailor, decd. Whereas sd James Beall, on Nov 2, 1716, for 3500 lbs of tobacco to him paid by his writing obligatory duly executed, bound himself, under the penalty of 3500 lbs of tobacco, to convey to the afd John Farguson, tailor, a tract of land (which-I-take to-be--Bealls-Plains) in PG between the North East and North West Branches of the Eastern Branch of Potomack River, containing about 112-1/2 acres, being bounded by a tract of land formerly surveyed for Mr. Anthony Underwood and nigh unto the sd Branch, containing and now laid out for about 112 acres. And whereas the sd James Beall, in his lifetime never conveyed to the afd John Farguson, tailor &c, the 112-1/2 acres. Now this deed further witnesses that sd John Beall Jr, grants to sd John Farguson, the 112 acres. Signed - John Beall Jr. Wit - Thos Owen*, John Hawkins Jr*. This deed was acknowledged by John Beall Jr and Elizabeth, his wife. Recorded Jan 2, 1741/42
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      Land Records of Prince George's County, Maryland - Liber EE-1 Page 175.
      Mar 15, 1746/47 from Samuel Beal Jr (Beall) of PG, planter, to Thomas Conn of PG, for and in consideration of 116 acres of land, part of a tract of land called the Charles & William, in PG, on the east side of a branch called Slegoe, running into the North West Branch of the Eastern Branch of Potomack River, which sd land being due to sd Thomas Conn by bond from William Beall Sr & Jno Beall Sr, dated Sep 18, 1740, herein conveyed to sd Thomas Conn is part of a tract of land called Dann, lying in PG on the west sidg of Rock Creek, containing about 150 acres. Signed - Sam' Beall qr. Wit - David Ross, John Row. This deed was ack. by Sam Beall Jr, party to the within deed, and Eleanor, his wife, and ack. the same.
      Then recd of Thos. Conn, William Bealls, and Jno Bealls, bond for the conveying the within 116 acres of land, part of a tract of land called the Charles & William, to the sd Thos. Conn, the consideration of the within mentioned premises. Signed - Samuel Beall Jr. Wit - John Adamson, John Legg. Recorded Mar 27, 1747.