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

Joseph Ball

Male 1649 - 1711  (62 years)


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  • Name Joseph Ball 
    Born 24 May 1649  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Jun 1711  "Epping Forest", Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I032785  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father William Ball,   b. 2 Jun 1611, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1680, Millenbeck, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Hannah Atherold,   b. 2 Feb 1617/18, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1695, Millenbeck, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1638  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14350  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Female MNU Ball,   b. Abt 1653, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1674, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years) 
    Married Abt 1669  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Ball,   b. 1670, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1722, Hunting Creek, Fairfax County, Virginia - Proved Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F15437  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Julia Romney,   b. Abt 1659, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1706, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married 1675  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Frances Ball,   b. 1680, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1699, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     2. Hannah Ball,   b. 1683, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1748, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Easter Ball,   b. 1685, Millenbeck, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1751, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     4. Elizabeth Ball,   b. 1685, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 17 Jul 1706, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 21 years)
     5. Anne Ball,   b. 3 Oct 1686, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1715, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     6. Joseph Ball,   b. 11 Mar 1688/89, Morattico, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1738, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F09170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mary Bennett,   b. 1665, West Chester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1721, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 1708  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ball,   b. Nov 1708, "Epping Forest", Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1789, King George County, Virginia now Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F13657  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      BALL, Joseph,. Psh. St. Mary's White Chapel. Will. 25 June 1711. Rec. 11 July 1711.
      Wife Mary; son Joseph; daus. Hannah Travers; Anne Conway; Esther Chinn; Elizabeth Cornegie; Mary Ball; Eliza Johnson (dau. of his wife), dau. Mary, 400 acres of land in Richmond county; grandson James Cornegie (not 21) acknowledges gift to son Joseph Ball, and daus. Hannah Travers, Anne Conway and Esther Chinn made 11 Feb. 1707; Overseer John Hagan; negroes formerly belonging to Jon. Carnegie, decd. Extr. Joseph Ball. Wits. Geo. Finch, Elizabeth Finch, Margaret Miller, Joseph Taylor. W.B. 10, p. 88.
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      JOSEPH BALL'S WILL.

      In the name of God Amen. I Jos Ball of the County of Lancasr and p'ish of St Mary's Wt Chappell in the Colony of Virga Gent Being sick and weak of Body but Praised be to Almighty God in sound and p'fect memory doe make this my Last will and Testamt in manner and form following that is to say, first and Principally I commend my soul to Almighty God my maker steadfastly Believing that Through the merits of my Savicur and Redeemer Jesus Christ I shall Receive full Pardon and forgiveness of all my sins by a true and sincere Repentance for the same and my body I commit to the Earth from whence it was first taken to be Decently Intered according to the Discretion of my Exectr hereafter named & for my worldly estate wch God in his mercy hath Bestowed upon me I give and dispose as followeth viz: Imp??ris it is my will and Pleasure that my Debts and funerall Rights be first fully paid and satisfied.

      Item, for as much as on the Eleventh day of febre in the year of our Lord one Thousand seven hundred and seven I acknowledged a Deed of Gift of Divers goods and chattels to my son Joe Ball my daughter Hannah Travers my daughter Anne Conway and my daughter Esther Chinn wch deed is upon the Records of this County, Amongst other things there In Contained I give to my son Joe Ball a negro wo: named Murcah and her Increase. I do therefore hereby declare that it then was my full Intent and meaning & still is my will and Pleasure That thereby be meant the future increase only of ye sd. Murcah to be to my sd son and no other children born of her body wch by ye sd. deed I have given to Mrs Anne Conway and Mrs Esther Chinn, viz Jack and Janney and no other children therefore born of her body to be construed to belong to the said Joseph Ball by virtue of ye sd. Deed. Item I give and bequeath unto my Loving wife Mary Ball the feather Bed bolsters and all the furniture thereto belonging whereon I now lie in my own Lodging chamber as it stands and is now used and all the chairs that is in the house that are single nailed. Item I give and bequeath to my beloved wife aforesd the chest of drawers In The Hall chamber standing undr the window & the Looking Glass standing in the said Chamber with a narrow frame.

      Item I give to my said wife her own chest and the choice of ye chests I have standing in the sellar chamber, also two Tables standing in my own Chamber one a Round Table the other an ovill Table and her choice of a pr of fire tongs. Item I give to my sd wife sixteen head of cattle none whereof to be undr a year old and the most of them to be breedg also I give her Eleven head of sheep the most whereof to be Ewes & one Ram to make up ye number Eleven. I also give her a white horse called Dragon wth her bridle sidesadle & all furniture & a bey horse called Bush I also give her one half of all ye hogs that shall be found upon my now dwelling plantation to be divided as well in quality as quantity.

      Item I do give to my said wife a negro man named Tony and a negro wo: named Dinah to her and her heirs for Ever.

      Item I give to my said wife an Irish woman for the time she has to serve to her and her Assigns wch sd wo: is known by the name of Ellen Grafton.

      Item I give to my sd. wife one full third part of ye Linen I have in my house made up or unmade up.

      Item I give to my sd wife ye half of ye wheat in ye ground now growing upon my Plantation.

      Item I give to my sd wife one third part of All ye Earthen ware That will be found in ye house as also one third part of ye wooden ware as pails Tubs piggins Trays, &c.

      Item it is my will and Pleasure yt my wife have one half of all ye provisions and corn yt is now in ye house for her better support and maintainance.

      Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary four hundred acres of Land Lying in Richmd County in ye freshes of Rapphn River being part of a pattin for sixteen hundred acres of Land to her The sd Mary and the heirs of her body Lawfully to be begotten for ever.

      Item I give to my son Jos Ball all ye Rest Residue and Remainder of ye sd Land belonging to me Included in ye sd patten being by Estimation four hundred acres over and above ye sd four hundred acres given my daughter Mary to him ye sd Jos Ball and his heirs for Ever.

      Item I give to my son Jos Ball, my daughter Anne Conway and my daughter Esther Chinn all ye Rest o my Stock of neat Cattle, excepting one and Thirty head, sixteen whereof I have Given to my sd wife and ye other fifteen I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary, to be equally divided between them, The sd Jos Ball Anne Conway & Esther Chinn as also ye Remainder of my sheep to be divided as aforesd.

      Item I give & bequeath to Eliza Johnson ye daughter of my beloved wife one hundred acres of Land or what it is more or less yt I Bought of Wilb Lut Late of this County to her ye sd Eliz: for and during ye Term of her naturall Life.

      Item I doe give & bequeath unto my beloved wife as aforesd for her Dower During her natural Life so much of ye tract of Land whereon I now Live as shall be Included within ye following bounds (viz) There is a Straight Line to be begun at ye head of a branch in ye next vale Imidiately to ye westward of ye young orchard thence to run a Straight course crossing ye Road yt Leads to Merratticoe at a valley proceeding from ye head of a branch Running up along That side of John Motts old field yt Lies toward ye plantation whereon I now Live all ye Land houses & appurtenances thereto belonging Except ye young orchard aforesd to ye East ward of ye sd Line Comprehended Between ye sd Line Motts Line Flints Line Pritchards Line and Finches Line to be peaceably Injoyed during her naturall Life be ye same more or less.

      Item it is my will and pleasure yt my wife shall have ye use of ye negro Girl Jenny yt I formerly gave to my daughter Eliz Cornegie untill my grand son Jos Cornegie shall come of ye age of one and Twenty (she my sd wife Looking after her children if she shall have any in yt time for my grand sons future benefit.)

      Item I give to my sd wife all my Cropp of flax drest & undrest, and all ye profits thereof to her own use.

      Item it is my will and desire yt ye negroes now on ye plantation yt are under ye care of John Hogan my overseer may proceed to finish ye Cropp now putting forward and yt ye same when finished shall be Equally divided between my son Jos Ball and my wife.

      Item I give to my daughter Mary my negro boy Tome and ye negro Jo and Jack yt formerly were belonging to Jo Carnegie, decd.

      Item I give to my daughter Mary all my feathers yt are in ye Kitchen Loft to be put into a bed for her.

      Item I give to my son Jos Ball my still wth ye Tub & Wanne (sic) & all other its appurtenances desiring him to let my wife have ye use of it as her occasion shall Require.

      Item It is my will & pleasure yt all ye Rest of my Estate not hereby before given in what nature or quality soever it be or consist of I give to be Equally divided between my son Jos Ball my daughter Anne Conway and my daughter Esther Chinn.

      Item it is my will and Pleasure yt what Deeds I have formerly made sealed and delivered to my son Jos seperatly or to him and his sisters for Land Slaves or any Sorts of goods wares moneys and merchant dize be for Ever hereafter deemed and taken to be good and valid according to their terms.

      Item I do hereby order and appoint yt my Executr hereafter named doe Pay To my daughter Hannah Travers in full for her share yt she now shall or hereafter may claim from my Estate ye sum of four Thousand pounds of Tobbo & Caske.

      Item I doe nominate and appoint my son Jos Ball Executr of This my Last will and Testamt hereby Revoking all former or other Will or Wills by me heretofore made and this only to stand and abide as my Last Will & Testamt In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & fixed my Seal This twenty fifth day of June 1711.

      JOS BALL [ye seal]. Signed sealed and Published in pesents of: The words for Ever in ye Twenty Seventh line of ye second side raised out before ye Executing hereof Geo Finch Eliz: X Finch Mart sigd M Miller Jos Taylor

      Probat fuit hum. o; j Testamt in Cur Con Lancastr 11th die Julie Ano Dom 1711. p sacramt Georgii Finch Margt Miller et Josephii Tayloe Jut in Cur et Recordr.

      p JAS TAYLOE Clk.

      Copy. Teste Thos Edwards Ct Clerk.

      Source:
      A Geanealogy of the Glassell Family , Page 58, 59

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      James Hughes 2006-10-01 12:16:15
      (*) "In the name of god Amen. I William Ball of ye County of Lancastr in Rapp being Praised be god in good & pfect health both of Body and minde doe make and Ordaine this my Last Will and Testament in Manner and form following (vis) Imp'et 1 bequeath my Soule to god Almighty my maker and Creator in full Assurance of ye pardon and Remission of all my sins Through ye death & meritts of Jesus Christ my only Savior and Redeemer and my body to ye Earth from Whence it Came to be Decently Intered and for my Worldly Estate my Just Debts and funerall Rights first is Charged I give and Dispose as foll: Item I give and Devise my Land and Plantation Whereon I Lived Expresst in two pattents Containing five hundred & forty Acres to my Sone William Ball and his heirs forever never ye les it is my Will and Pleasure yt my Loving Wife Hannah Ball be and Remaine in full possession thereof together wth all householde goods and Servants both Christians and Negrowes wth ye * * * of Cattle of all kinds Excepting What is pticularly bequeathed out of it wch never ye less is not to be Delivered till ye * * * of her rights for and During her natural Life pvided she soe long Remained A Widdow and therefore it is my Will and pleasure that what shall remain in her possession be Inventoryed and Vallued by her Selfe and my two Sons Between them them selves to go (together) and if She Should Marry againe She may then Enjoy on * * her pporconable parte according to Law. Item, for ye Other part of my Estate Consisting Cheifly in Marchantdiseing goods and Debts it is my will and pleasure ye same alsoe be Inventoried and Vallued as before and that she my s'd Wife Likewise Enjoy one third part thereof and that ye Remainder togeather wth what shall be Over and Above her third part of houschold goods servants and Cattle of all Kinds & not hereby pticularly bequeathed bee Soone After ye termination of her Right hereby lymitted Devided into five parts three Whereof I give and Bequeath to my Son William Ball & his heirs forever and ye Other two parts to my Son Joseph Ball & his heirs forever their part of Marchantdizeing goods & Debts to be forthwth Delivered. Item, I give and Devise my land in ye freshes of Rappk Cont'g by pattent 1600 Acres to my two Sons William and Joseph and to each of there heires forever to be equally Divided between them wthout any Advantage of Survlvorshipp if either of them should decese before Demission. Item, I give and Bequeath to my Son William and his heires my two Negroes Called Tame and Katie his Wife and to my son Joseph and his heires my Negro Tony and Dinah his wife, the Negro Girle Bess and ye negro boy James to my wife to Dispose of between my two sons or their Children, and noe other Wise When her Rights shall Determine Either by Death or Marryage. Item I give unto my two Sons William and Joseph Whatsoever Either of them stands Indepted to me upon Acco in my book. Item, I give unto my Daughter Hannah now ye Wife of Capt David ffox only five shillings Sterling Which is an Overplus both of her portion and Deserts. Item I hereby nominate and Appointe my two sons William and Joseph Executors of this my Last Will and testament to act together in all things in ye Ordering and Disposing of ye Estate According to the true Intent and meaning thereof by a due pformance of ye Severall Exceptions pvisoes and Limitations therein Contained hereby Renouncing all former Wills and Deeclare this to be my last Will and testament by Witnessing the same wh my hand Seale this fifth day of Octr 1680 and in the two and thirtieth year of our Soveraigne Lord King Charles ye Second.

      WILLIAM BALL [L.] Sealed and Delivered in psence of us Thomas Everest, John Mottby, per signo Probat fuit humoi Testmt in Cur Com Lancast Decimo die Novembris Ao Domi 1680 pr Saemt Thomas Everest et John Mottby Jur in Cur. Test John Stretchly Clk. True copy test. Jno. Stretchly.

      Source:
      A Geanealogy of the Glassell Family, Page, 50, 51
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      BAILEY, Joseph. Will. 12 May 1672. Rec. 27 March 1674.
      Sons John, Joseph; Wife Hannah. Extrs. Jos. Ball and Wm. Therriott. Wits. Henry Clarke and Thom. Thompson. W.B. 5, p. 7.
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      1706-1713 Order Book Part 2 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 571
      Northumberland County Court - March the 17th, 1709
      - Upon the petition of Col. JOSEPH BALL Administration is Granted him on the Estate of Mr. JOHN CARNEGIE deceased he Giving Caution for his Due Administration on the said deceased's Estate according to Law.

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