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

Sinah Ball

Female 1728 - 1798  (70 years)


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  • Name Sinah Ball 
    Born 14 Feb 1727/28  Bewdley, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aug 1798  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I032815  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father James Ball,   b. 15 Oct 1678, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1754, Bewdley, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F19507  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Daniel McCarty,   b. 1726, Pope's Creek, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1792, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 1748  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sinah McCarty,   b. Abt 1748, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sarah McCarty,   b. Abt 1749, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1826, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
     3. Daniel McCarty,   b. 5 Jan 1758, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1801, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F12527  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Marriage Bonds in Lancaster County, VA; Wm. and Mary
      Qrtly., Vol. 12, No. 2

      5 Dec., 1748, Baldwin Mathews Smith & Mrs. Frances Burges. Consent of
      Jesse Ball. Witnessed by Sinah Ball and Suenner Scott.
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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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