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

James Ball

Male 1678 - 1754  (76 years)


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  • Name James Ball 
    Born 15 Oct 1678  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Nov 1754  Bewdley, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I032794  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father William Ball,   b. 2 Jan 1640/41, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1694, Millenbeck, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Margaret Williamson,   b. Abt 1655, Isle of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1702, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married 20 Feb 1672/73  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14352  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Howson,   b. Abt 1683, Wicomico Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1704/05, Bewdley, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1699  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Ball,   b. 15 May 1700, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1741, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     2. Elizabeth Ball,   b. 16 Mar 1701/02, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1708, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 5 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F17850  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Conway,   b. 16 Feb 1685/86, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1730, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1707  St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Ball,   b. 23 Mar 1707/08, Bewdley, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1733, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 24 years)
     2. Frances Ball,   b. 12 Oct 1709, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Eve Ball,   b. 24 Dec 1713, Bewdley, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1778, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     4. Jesse Ball,   b. 27 Jun 1716, Bewdley, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1747, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia - Appraisement Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     5. James Ball,   b. 31 Dec 1718, Bewdley, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1789, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     6. Mary Ball,   b. 6 Apr 1721, Bewdley, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Edwin Ball,   b. 29 Jul 1723, Bewdley, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1730, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 6 years)
     8. Jeduthan Ball,   b. 9 Jul 1725, Bewdley, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1748/49, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     9. Mary Ball,   b. Bef 1726, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1771, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years)
     10. Sinah Ball,   b. 14 Feb 1727/28, Bewdley, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1798, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     11. Sarah Ball,   b. 14 Jan 1711/12, Bewdley, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1757, Belle-Air, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 46 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F19507  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mary Anne Bertrand,   b. 1690, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1748/49, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1742  St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F17992  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      BALL, James. Will. 15 July 1754. Rec. 15 Nov. 1754.
      To Gr. son Burgess Ball, land in King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford; son James Ball; Daus. Sinah, and four grandsons: Jesse Ball son of my dau. Frances, James Ewell and James Ewell son of Eve Ewell, and John Selden, land in Prince William County. Daughter Eve. Dau. Selden. Grandson John Taylor; Gr. son Jabey Downman; Gr. son James Downman. Extr. son James Ball. W.B. 15, p. 191.
      (W.B. 15, p. 195-in division of negroes of James Ball, shows that Burges Ball was son of Jeduthan Ball.)
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      MARRIAGE BONDS IN LANCASTER COUNTY

      "Saturday, Dec. 10, 1737, Sir. I desire you'l send a License to conjoin
      my son Jesse & Mrs. Frances Burges in the Bond of Hymen, & you'l oblige,
      Sir, you humble servt James Ball."
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.edhanson.com/thornton/wills/WILL%20of%20Maj%20James%20Ball.htm
      URL title: WILL of Maj. James Ball
      Note:
      In the name of God Amen I James Ball being in perfect health and memory thanks be to god do make this my last Will in Manner following viz I do first and most principly give and bequeath my Soul to God who gave it me in certain hopes notwithstanding my unworthyness to receive pardon of all my sins through the blessed merits and mediation of my deer redeemer Jesus Christ.

      Item I give to my Grand Son Burgess Ball all my lands in King George, Spotsilvania and Stafford Counties during his Natural life & at his decease I give it to his child or children as he shall think fit and to their heirs.

      Item I give to my Said grand son Twenty one Slaves viz. Dick, Bristor, Adam Rawleigh, & Alice yt I Bought of my son James, Lucy & her four children and her three grand children, Letty and her Seven children and all their future increase when he shall arrive to the age of twenty one or have lawful issue and that my exe'r keep a true account of the profits of the slaves out of which profits it is my desire my aforesaid grandson be well educated & when he shall arrive to the aforesaid age or have lawful issue, that he be possessed and entitled to ye the said slaves and their increase as also what shall arrive from the profits of the said slaves, but in case my said Grand Son die before he come to the age of twenty one and without lawful issue then I give the Said Slaves and profits to be equally divided among my Son and five Daughters and their heirs.

      Item I give to my Said Grand Son my clock and my two mares Blase and Fancy & what stock I shall have on the land before given him and all their increase when he shall come to the age aforesaid or have lawfull issue.

      Item I give to my Daughter Sinah and my four grand Sons viz. Jesse Ball son of my Daughter Frances, James Ewell and James Ewell son of Eve Ewell and John Selden and their heirs five thousand acres of land in Prince Wm County to be laid off at the upper end of my mountain tract to them and their heirs equally amongst them. I give to my Daughter Eve one Slave named Sarah and all her Encrease which she has now only the use of.

      Item I give to my daughter Selden and her heirs ye land I bought of Benjamin Taylor. I give to my grand son John Taylor Fifty pounds Sterling to be paid him when he shall come to the age of twenty one but if he should die before that age then I give it to his Mother it being part of her portion. Item I give to my five Daughters all my household goods except my plate. The best bed and furniture which I give to my Son James.

      Item I give to my Grand Son Tobey Downman Thirty pounds to be laid out in land or a Slave and no otherways. Item I give to my grandson James Downman my watch and Silver Buckles. Item I give to my son James the use of all the remainder of my estate including my Slaves in his possession which he has now the use of all during his natural life and at his death to dispose of as he shall think fit.

      Item I do appoint my Son Exr of this my last will and testament and guardian to my grand son Burgess Ball and my will is that my estate be not appraised. In witness my hand and seal this 15th day of July 1754.

      James Ball [Seal]

      At a Court held for Lancaster County on the 15th day of November 1754 this will was presented in Court by James Ball Gent Excr therein named who made Oath thereto and the same was ordered to be recorded. Teste, Thos Edwards, Jr. C. L. C. A copy Attest Benj'n M. Walker C. C. 1830. Dec 3d.
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      Ball, James.
      Publication 1754.
      Gen. note Part of index to Lancaster County Wills and Administrations (1652-1800)
      Note p. 191a-192. Will pro. 15 Nov. 1754.
      p. 195-196a. Inv. rec. 19 Dec. 1754.
      Note Deeds, Wills, Etc., No. 15, 1750-1758 (Reel 5)
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      BALL, David, of St. Mary's White Chapel, 13 Dec. 1732. Rec. 14 Mch. 1732.
      Nephews: David, son of Geo. Ball; George, son of Geo. Ball; Joseph, son of Geo. Ball Sr.; Joseph, son of Joseph Ball; Wm. Ball, son of Wm. Ball, his nephew. Brothers Samuel, William and James Ball.
      Extrs. James and George Ball.
      Wits. George and Jesse Ball.
      "I give to the Ch. (St. Mary's White Chapel) one large bible, one large common Prayer book and one good service book. I desire to be buried at the Chh. and to have a stone of ten pounds price." W.B. 12, p. 240.
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      James Hughes 2006-09-29 11:42:03
      Note for: James Ball, ABT 1678 - 13 OCT 1754 Index

      Will Book 15, p. 191, 15 July 1754. Rec. 15 Nov. 1754
      To Gr. son Burgess Ball, land in King George, Spotsylvania and Strafford; son James Ball; Daus. Sinah and four grandsons: Jesse Ball son fo my dau. Frances, James Ewell son fo Eve Ewell, and John Seldon, land in Prince William County. Daughter Eve. Dau. Seldon. Grandson John Taylor; Gr. son Jabez DOWNMAN; Gr. son James Downman. Extr. sonJames Ball.
      Will Book 15, p. 195
      ---in division of negroes of James Ball, shows that Burges Ball was son of Jeduthan Ball.)
      Will includes; Item, I give to my Grand Son Tobey Downman Thirty pounds to be laid out in land or a Slave and no otherways. Item I give to my grandson James Downman my watch and Silver Buckles.
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      James Hughes 2006-09-29 10:42:09
      Individual Notes
      http://gedcom.surnames.com/burgess_jim/np210.htm
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      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 181-184
      THIS INDENTURE made the 28th day of July 1690 and in the second year of the Reign of our Sovereigne Lord and Lady Wm. and Mary &c. Between HENRY BRADLEY of Parish of White Chappell in County of LANCASTER, Plantr., of one part and JAMES BALL, Son of Capt. WM. BALL, of the Parish and County aforesd of other part Witnesseth that sd HENRY BRADLEY for love and true respect he the sd HENRY BRADLEY bears unto sd JAMES BALL as also other good causes have granted and confirmed unto JAMES BALL his heirs all that Divident of land whereon sd BRADLY now lives being Two hundred acres of land part of a Patent of Four hundred acres granted to JOHN PHILLIPS the 13th day of July 1655 and afterwards became the right of Mr. MOORE FANTLEROY, who assigned it to VINCENT STANFORD as by Assignmt, may appear and by sd STANFORD assigned unto WM. BLUNKARD assignment dated the 15th of jany, 1657 and afterwards sold unto ROBERT POLLARD deced, and since by ROBERT POLLARD's Son and heire to sd ROBERT POLLARD deced, the sd Two hundred acres of land sold unto the sd HENRY BRADLY as by Deed bearing date the 7th day of June 1682 may fully appear the sd Two hundred acres of land bounded begining at a marked red Oake mere WHITE CHAPPLE CHURCH on the brow of a Hill, thence W. by N. by W. by marked trees and stakes drove down in the old field where the sd POLLARD deced formerly lived to a corner red Oake standing at the uper end of sd old field in a vally or little within the woods by PATH side, thence N. E. to a corner red Oake standing by the side of a PATH at the head of a vally on PATH leads from the sd POLLARDs old field unto the Plantation formerly belonging to JOHN HARTOP and HENRY PUTMAN from the sd red Oake down the vally by marked trees, thence down part of the vally the severall courses to a marked corner Ash tree standing in sd Swamp which parts this land from a land sold by ROBERT POLLARD deced unto JOHN HARTOP and since belonging to WILLIAM BOND all deced, thence S. along a line of marked trees to the place it began and also all profitts and appertenances belonging unto sd Two hundred acres of land as all the rights which sd HENRY BRADLEY now hath except and serve unto himself for and during his naturall life all the sd Two hundred acres of land and all and singular the premises thereunto belonging and sd JAMES BALL shall not possess the sd land or any part thereof until the day of the death of sd HENRY BRADLY and sd HENRY BRADLY further reserve that if at his death he should leave a Widow, then his sd Widow shall enjoy the one third part of the land during her naturall life; To have and to hold all the premises and appertinances unto sd JAMES BALL his heirs (except as before excepted) subject to the quit rents which shall grow due and sd HENRY BRADLY doth order that sd land and premises shall fall unto JAMES BALL before he arrives to age of Sixteen that then sd Capt. WILLIAM BALL look to and oversee the same until JAMES BALL arrives unto the age of Sixteen years and then to surrender the same to his said Son, JAMES BALL, his heirs &c. In Witness whereof the parties have set their hands and seals
      Signed Sealed and delivered in the presents of
      EDWIN CONWAY, HENRY BRADLY
      WILLIAM BALL JUNR.
      Recognitr in Cur Comt Rappa 6 die Augt. 1690

      31 Dec 1772/1 Jan 1773 Lease and Release. Between Thomas Turner and Jane his wife of King George and Thomas Marshall of King George by patent 18 Sep 1740 and by him devised to Thomas turner beg 3 red oaks corner trees of James Ball and the land surveyed for John Blowers now Mercers crossing a branch of Goose Creek..point near the foot of the Cobler Mountain bindon on land surveyed for Blowers no Mercer 1700 acres. Signed T Turner, Jane Turner Wit L. Washington, Enoch Ashby, William Peake, B. Ashby, William Chapman rec 25 Jan 1773 by order of William Peake, Ben and Enoch Ashby commision to examine Jane Turner returned.
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      1718-1721 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 8; {Antient Press}: Page 139
      At a Court held for Richmond County the Second day of September 1719
      - BALL's Power of Attorney to GAINES proved
      A Power of Attorney from MARY BALL, the Wife of JAMES BALL of LANCASTER County, to DANIELL GAINES was this day proved in open Court by the Oaths of WILLIAM HEALE and WILLIAM BALL, JUNR., witnesses thereto, and admitted to Record
      - BALL's Power of Attorney to BECKWITH proved
      A Power of Attorney from WILLIAM BALL of LANCASTER County to MARMADUKE BECKWITH was proved in open Court by the Oaths of GEORGE ESKRIDGE and WILLIAM BALL, JUNR., witnesses thereto, and admitted to Record
      - BALL's Ack. to BALL
      DANIELL GAINES by vertue of a Power of Attorney from JAMES BALL of LANCASTER County to him in that behalf made, acknowledged JAMES BALL's Deeds of Lease and Release for Land unto WILLIAM BALL, also DANIELL GAINES by vertue of a Power of Attorney from MARY BALL, the Wife of JAMES BALL, to him in that behalf made, relinquished her, the said MARY's, Right of Dower in the land conveyed in the said Deeds, which Deeds being proved in open Court by the Oaths of GEORGE ESKRIDGE, WILLIAM BALL, JUNR. and THOMAS GRYMES, witnesses thereto, is at the motion of MARMADUKE BECKWITH, Attorney of the abovenamed WILLIAM BALL, admitted to Record
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      1720-1733 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 8; Antient Press: (Page 26)
      THIS INDENTURE made the 27th day of March Anna Domini 1721 and in the seventh year of ye Reigne of our Sovereign Lord George by ye grace of God of Great Brittaine France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., Between SAMUELL BALL of ye County of LANCASTER, Gent., of ye one part and JAMES BALL, Gent. of ye same County of other part; Witnesseth that SAMUELL BALL in consideration of the sum of five shillings Sterling to him in hand paid hath bargained sold and to farm let unto JAMES BALL his heirs one certaine parcell of land containing Two hundred acres scituate in ye FRESHIS of RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER on ye Northward side thereof and was given to ye sd. SAMUELL BALL by ye Last Will and Testament of his Father (WM: BALL) all ye land devised unto SAMUELL BALL by his Father scituate on Northward side of RAPPA as aforesaid, be it more or less with profitts & emoluments belonging; To have and to hold the land & premises with all ye appurtenances unto JAMES BALL his heires during the full terme of one whole year paying therefore the Rent of one Ear of Indian Corn upon ye Feast day of ye Nativity of our Lord Christ, only if the same be demanded, to ye intent that by vertue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession ye sd. JAMES BALL may be in the actuall possession of the land and premises and be thereby enabled to accept ye Inheritance thereof; In Witness whereof ye partyes abovesd, to these present Indentures have interchangeably sett their hands & seals ye day & year above written
      Signed Sealed & Delivered in presence of
      THOMAS HUNTON, SAMUELL BALL
      EDWIN CONWAY
      At a Court held for Richmond County the Fifth day of Aprill 1721
      SAMUELL BALL came into Court and acknowledged this his Deed unto JAMES BALL which was admitted to Record Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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      1718-1721 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 8; {Antient Press}: Page 218
      Richmond County Court 5th of April 1721
      BALL's Ack. to BALL
      SAMUELL BALL came into Court and acknowledged his Deeds of Lease and Release unto JAMES BALL, which was admitted to Record
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1, Part 1, (Antient Press); pp. 79
      Indenture 27/28th July 1722 between DAVID BALL of County of Lancaster Gent. and JAMES BALL Gent, of same .. for Sixty ffive pounds of Sterling Money .. deeds of Lease and Release for 200 acres situate in the ffreshes of Rappahannock River in the Northward side thereof and was given to DAVID BALL by the last Will of his ffather WILLIAM BALL .. all the land devised unto DAVID as by his said ffather
      Presence Geo. Murdock,
      __Henry Hill__ David Ball
      ffryday the ffifth day of October 1722 .. Deeds of Lease and Release recorded.
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      1734-1760 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 11, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 19
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Decr. 4, 1744. John Menefee and Mary, his wife; James Stevens and Alice, his wife; James Kennerley and Elizabeth, his wife, Planters, to James Ball, of the Parish of White Chapel, Lancaster County, Gent. £70 curr. 850 a. granted John James, by pat., June 30, 1726, in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. No witnesses. Dec. 4, 1744.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Dec. 4, 1744. John Menefee and Mary, his wife; James Stevens and Alice, his wife; James Kennerley and Elizabeth, his wife, planters, to James Ball of Parish of White Chappel, Lancaster Co., Gent. £10 curr. 249 a. in St. Geo., Spts. Co. No witnesses. Dec. 4, 1744.
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      1743-1753 King George County Deed Book 3 (Antient Press); pp. 349-351
      Indenture made 31st May/1st June 1750 between THOMAS SLAUGHTER & SARAH his Wife of Parish St. Marks County of Orange & JAMES BALL of Parish St. Marys White Chappel & County of Lancaster .. by deeds of lease and release .. for sum Eighty pounds current money of Virginia sold 100 acres in Brunswick Parish King George County on Muddy Creek which was formerly devised unto ANNE the Daughter of JOHN KENYON as by his Will .. & at the death of the said Anne descended unto her daughter Sarah now wife of the said Thomas Slaughter .. Presence B: M: Smith, Tho: Slaughter
      Jas. Ball junr., Samuel Donne Sarah Slaughter
      At a court held 1st June 1750 .. Deeds of lease & release recorded the said Sarah being solely exam'd acknowledged her free consent thereto ..
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      July 2, 1754. Martin x True of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., and Sarah, his wife, to James Ball of Christ Church Par., Lancaster Co., Gent. 05 curr. 331 a. on Nassaponnax Swamp, in Spts. Co., conveyed by John Grayson and Barbary, his wife, to sd. True, as by indenture dated Oct. 2, 1750. John Ballandine, James Pollard, Jas. Glendining. July 2, 1754.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      March 2, 1754. Thomas Poole of Culpeper Co., planter, to James Ball of Lancaster Co., Gent. £76 curr. 400 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. Matthew Gayle, John Menefee, Philip Vincent Vass. May 7, 1754. "Thomas Poole and Elizabeth, his wife* * * * and Elizabeth Poole, widow," acknowledged this their deed to James Ball, Gent.
      === land mentioned
      1766-1771 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book G; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Nov. 2, 1769. Charles Lewis and Lucy, his wife, of Caroline Co., to Edward Lutwitch (Ludwidge?) of Spts. Co. £15 curr. 871/2 in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., adjoining lands of George Moore, Wm. Darnaby, Colo. James Ball and John Callahan, and part of a tract purchased of Joseph and George Nix, etc. Witnesses, Jos. Jones, Aust. x Terrell, Jno. Robinson. Novr. 7, 1769.
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      James Hughes 2006-09-29 10:49:06
      http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=198&last=&g_p=GE&collec tion=NN Grant
      Title Turner, Harry.
      Publication 18 November 1740.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Prince William County.
      Description: 1700 acres near a mountain calle the North Cobler, adjoining land of James Ball, also the Manor of Leeds.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants E, 1736-1742, p. 198 (Reel 291).
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      http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=87&last=&g_p=GD&collect ion=NN Grant
      Title Ball, James.
      Publication 5 May 1732.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Prince William County.
      Description: 2003 acres on the head of the Piney Branch of the Broad Run of Occoquon by the Horsepen, and branches of Goose Creek &c.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants D, 1731-1732, p. 87, folio (Reel 291).
      Original survey exists.
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      http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=32&last=33&g_p=GE&colle ction=NN Grant
      Title Ball, James, Capt.,
      Publication 6 May 1732.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Prince William County.
      Description: 871 acres on some of the head branches of the North River of Rappahannock.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants D, 1731-1732, p. 88, folio (Reel 291).
      Recorded survey available. Northern Neck Grants E, 1736-1742, p. 32-33 (Reel 291).
      Original survey exists.
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      http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=179&last=&g_p=GC&collec tion=NN Grant
      Title Ball, James, Capt.,
      Publication 1 July 1731.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Prince William County.
      Description: 7883 acres beginning by Ashby’s Bent Run corner to Landon Carter.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants C, 1729-1731, p. 179, folio (Reel 290).
      Original survey exists.
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      http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=102&last=&g_p=GB&collec tion=NN Grant
      Title Ball, James, Capt.,
      Publication 16 January 1727/1728.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Lancaster County.
      Description: 14 acres at the head of Mr. Burgess’s Mill Pond.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants B, 1726-1729, p. 102, folio (Reel 290).
      Original survey exists.
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      http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=101&last=&g_p=GB&collec tion=NN Grant
      Title Ball, James.
      Publication 16 January 1727/1728.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Lancaster County.
      Description: 83 acres begg. &c nigh the great road on the south west side, corner tree of the land of Wells; thence &c to the head of the said Well’s Creek.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants B, 1726-1729, p. 101, folio (Reel 290).
      Original survey exists.
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      http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=77&last=&g_p=G5&collect ion=NN Grant
      Title Ball, James.
      Publication 16 July 1715.
      Gen. note Cancelled- see N.N. Grants B. fo.101.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Surveys, 1-6, A-E, reels 312-320.
      Note Location: Lancaster County.
      Description: 40 1/4 acres beginning at a marked hickory, a corner tree of Pollards two patents. Adjoins the land of Wells, Fox’s and his own.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 5, 1713-1719, p. 77 (Reel 289).
      Recorded survey available. Northern Neck Grants No.5 1713-1719
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      Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys Vol IV, Northumberland Co. Va {Peggy Joyner}
      MR JAMES BALL, no wart, survd 27 Feb. 1723/24; 83 a. nigh ye Gt Road; adj. where he lives, Wells on Wells Crk, John Baily, Mr Burges, Pollard. Surv. Edwin Conway.
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      Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys Vol IV, Lancaster Co. Va {Peggy Joyner}
      CAPT JAMES BALL, no wart, survd 3 Feb. 1725/26; 14 a. on head of Mr Burges's Mill pond on N side of swamp near sd Balls plantation. Surv. Edwin Conway.

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