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

Richard Ball

Male 1736 - 1793  (57 years)


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  • Name Richard Ball 
    Born 1736  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Feb 1793  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I045825  Tree1
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2020 

    Father Richard Ball,   b. 1703, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1775, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Eleanor MNU Ball,   b. Abt 1708,   d. Bef 1773, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married Bef 1723  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F07739  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Busey,   b. 1748, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1794, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married Abt 1765  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Busey Ball,   b. Abt 1766, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1796, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years)
     2. John Ball,   b. 1767, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Richard Ball,   b. 1768, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Hilleary Ball,   b. 1769, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Elizabeth Ball,   b. 12 Apr 1772, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Levi Ball,   b. 22 Feb 1774, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1792, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 17 years)
     7. Horatio Ball,   b. 28 Feb 1776, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Henry Ball,   b. Abt 1778, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Samuel Bussey Ball,   b. 12 Aug 1793, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F24850  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County, St. John's and Prince George Parishes Maryland State Census 1776, pg 79
      Richard Ball, 40: 9: 7: 1
      Sarah, 28: 12: 8: 6
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796;
      Folio 308 RICHARD BALL 01/09/1792 02/17/1792
      "being weak and sick . ...-
      Bequeaths to;
      1. Sarah Ball - wife
      -to have for her widowhood all the estate testator is possessed of both real and personal
      -named executrix along testator's son John
      2. John Ball --son
      -at widow's decease or remarriage to have a tract of land or called "Brother's Delight" parcel
      -at widow's decease or remarriage remainder of the personal estate to be divided among all of testator's children (unnamed) and John to have possession until they come of age
      Witnesses: John Clarvoe, Richard Lanham, George Lanham
      Then came: George Horatio Lanham and Richard Lanham
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      John Ball, Jr. 94.66 PG 12.0.0 Jul 17 1767 Jul 25 1767
      Appraisers: Nathaniel Newton, Butler Newman.
      Creditors: Samuel Mearns, John Hawkins Lowe.
      Next of kin: Richard Ball, Richard Ball, Jr.
      Administrator: John Lowe 3rd acting for Col. Enoch Magruder.
      ===
      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796;
      Folio 303 EDWARD LANHAM 01/25/1791 04/07/1791
      "being weak and low in Body
      Bequeaths to:
      1 Richard Lanham --son
      40 have all of the lands which testator possesses on the east side of die road which leads through testator's lands from Pisacattaway to Marlborough
      -named executor of the with along wi testator's widow
      2. George Horatio Lanham --son
      -to have all the lands to the west side of the road which leads through testators lands from Piscataway to Marlborough
      3. Mary Humphrey --daughter
      -to have Negro "Bob" and "Amey" and to be left in the care of testator's executors for her use
      -to have a house and garden and firewood during her "distrest Condition or widowhood.' if she should be a widow
      4. Samuel Clarkson --grandson
      -to have the Negroes now in the possession of Joseph Clarkson being "Jem" and "Lin"
      5. Susannah Lanham --wife
      -to have for her widowhood all the houses where testator now five on both sides of the above named road in her thirds of the land
      -to have the remainder of the estate which is to be divided w/sons Richard and George and she is not to be disturbed of the household furniture for her widowhood excepi for a bed in case of any of testator's children leaving her
      Witnesses: John Clarvoe, Richard Ball, Richard Bryon, Jr.
      Then came: Richard Ball and Richard Bryon, Jr.
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      Then came: Susannah Lanham (by note of hand) and renounced her right to act as executrix of the will
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      BALL, RICHARD, Prince George's Co. 27 Feb. 1775 16 Oct. 1775
      To dau. Ann Barrett, Negro woman Hanner, during life of my dau.; then to be sold and money equally divided between 8 grandchildren, Arnold, Henry, Edward, Richard and Cassey Burgess, Josep[h] Lowden, Barritt Lissey, Ann Barrett and Mary Elnour Barritt.
      To granddau. Elenour Walker, stock.
      To dau. Sarah Simpson, bed, stock.
      To son Hillery Ball, stock, bed.
      To 2 grandsons: Zacheriah Wheat and Jesse Wheat, 1 shilling each.
      To 2 grandsons: Richard and Daniel Readey, 10 each when 21 years of age.
      To 2 granddaus: Virlinder and Elizabeth Wheat, 1 shilling each.
      To son Henry Ball, 20 shillings.
      To son Richard Ball, ex., Negro men Sambor and Michell and a Negro woman Sook and a child Linn, and residue of estate.
      Wit: Robert Wade; Henry Walker; John Walker. 40.458
      ===
      Richard Ball 124.6 PG 277.14.7 Jan 20 1776 Oct 2 1776
      Appraisers: Jonathon Burch, Francis Jenkins.
      Creditors: Robert Davis. Francis Wheat.
      Next of kin: Eleanor Walker, Anne Barnett.
      Executor: Richard Ball.
      ===
      Richard Ball 7.73 D PG 275,3.2 Oct 2 1776
      Sureties: John Simpson.
      Legatees; Ann Barret, Elisabeth Walker, Sarah Simpson, Hilliary Ball, Richard Ready, Daniel Ready, Henry Ball, Zachariah Wheat, Jesse Wheat, Virlinda Wheat, Elisabeth Wheat.
      Residue to: Richard Ball (executor).
      Executor: Mr. Richard Ball.

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