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

Robert Ball

Male Bef 1684 - 1723  (> 39 years)


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  • Name Robert Ball 
    Born Bef 1684  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Nov 1723  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I055076  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2019 

    Father Unknown Ball,   b. Bef 1664,   d. Bef 1691, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 27 years) 
    Mother Female King,   b. Abt 1668, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F25709  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah MNU Ball,   d. Aft 1724, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert Ball,   b. Aft 1703, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1725, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
     2. George Ball,   b. Aft 1703, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1743, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 38 years)
     3. Daniel Ball,   b. Aft 1703, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1724, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 21 years)
     4. Sarah Ball,   b. Aft 1703, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1724, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 21 years)
     5. Benoni Ball,   b. Aft 1703, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1737, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years)
     6. Gerrard Ball,   b. Aft 1703, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1737, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 32 years)
     7. Samuel Ball,   b. Bef 1720, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1743, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 25 years)
     8. Emanuel Ball,   b. Aft 1721, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1737, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 16 years)
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F27879  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • First mention of ROBERT BALLOrder Book 1698-1705, 72, Dorman Pt. 2, 7, 2/28/l699/l700. re servant
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1
      1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 5
      IN THE NAME OF GOD Amen I ROBERT BALL of Cople Parish in Westmoreland County in the Colony of Virginia being desirous to settle my affaires in order before I leace this world. & finding myself to draw near my expected time being sick and weak of body but of sound & perfect mind & memory praised be God for it, do make this my last Will & Testament utterly revokeing makeing void & of none effect all other Wills by me formerly made, ratifieing & confirming this & no other to he my last Will & Testament in manner & form following, First of all, having thro the meritts & mediation of every blessed Redeemer made my peace with God, I recommend my Soul into the hands of its wise Creator and comitt my body to the ground to be decently buried and as touching such worldly Estate as it hath pleased the Lord to bestow upon me. I bequeath & dispose of as followeth
      Imprs, My Will & desire is that all & singular my just debts be paid & satisfied by my Exrs hereafter named
      Item, I give & bequeath unto my Son, ROBERT BALL, all my Land & Dwelling House in YEOCOMOCO NECK to him & his heires & assignes for ever, but in case he dies before he comes of age, to my Son, GEORGE BALL, to him and his heires for ever
      Item, I give and bequeath unto my Son. GEORGE BALL, two thousand pounds of tc,haccc. to bc p.aidout of my- Estate when ne comes at age by my Executor.
      Item, I give and bequeath unto my Son, EMANUEL BALL, one feather bed & furniture, Item. I give and bequeath unto my Son, GERRARD BALL, one two year old Heifer
      Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter. SARAH BALL. one feather bod & furniture. All the rest of my movable Estate, I give & bequeath unto my dear and loving Wife and my two Children. DANIEL & BENONI BALL and the Child she is bigg with if born alive to be equally divided amongst them.
      hem I give and bequeath unto RALPH ELSTON my new Kersey Coat & Breeches
      And Lastly. I nominate & appoint my Brother. GERRARD BALL in MARYLAND, my full sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament. whom I desire to take the charge & care of my three Sons, ROBERT, GEORGE and EMANUEL & bring them up till they arrive to the age of eighteen years. In case my Brother refuses to take them, my desire is that they may be bound to some trade by an Order of Court. My will & desire is that my Plantacon be not worked with more than two or three labouring hands. In Wittness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seal this Twenty Ninth day of May Anno Dmi. 1723
      Signed Seal'd & declared in the presence of
      JOHN CRUTCHER ROBERT BALL
      RALPH ELSTON. SAMUEL EARLE JUNR,
      Westmoreland ss, At a Court held for the said County the 27th day of November 1723 This last Will & Testament of ROBERT BALL was presented in Court by GERRARD BALL.. his Executor. and being proved by the Oaths of the wittnesses thereto is admitted to Record. And the Probate or the Administracon &c. referrId to a further consultation thereon to be had by the Court
      Test THO: SORRELL, Cl
      Recordat nono die Xbris, 1723.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1
      1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 17
      Westmoreland ss, At a Court held for the said County the 27th day of May 1724
      Upon the mocon of GEORGE ESERIDGE, Gentl. Administracon with the Will annexed of ROBERT BALL is granted the said ESKRIDGE, GERRARD BALL, the Exr. living on the Eastern Shoar and not being willing to undertake the burthen of the execucon thereof.; And SARAH, Relict of the said ROBERT, not moving for such administracon as is above menconed
      Test THO: SORRELL, Cl
      Recordat 8th die Juny 1724

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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1705-1707 {Antient Press}: pg 96-7
      Westmoreland County Court 25th June 1707
      - WILLIAM CLIFF, Plaintiff against ROBERT BALL, Defendant, in Ejectione Finne of one messuage, one dwelling house, two tobacco houses, one garden, one orchard, two hundred acres ofland, two hundred acres of woodland, one hundred acres of arable land and one hundred acres of pasture with the appurtenances scituate lyeing &being in the Parish of Copeley and County aforesd of the demise of GEORGE ESKRIDGE It is ordered by the Court that unless Mr. DANIELL McCARTY, tenant in possession of the land and premises aforesaid or those under whome hee claimes haveing lawfull notice ofthis Order by the Sheriff of this County doe appeare at the next Court to bee held for the County aforesd and make him or themselves Defendants and confess Lease Entry and Ouster and insist only on the mere mise ofthe premises then Judgment to pass for the Plaintiff and her Majtie's Writt ofhabere facias possessionem to be awarded &c
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      VIRGINIA NORTHERN NECK LAND GRANTS 1694-1742 compiled by
      Gertrude E. Gray, 1987 Genealogical Publishing Co. Baltimore
      3-214; Thomas Dodson died seized of 200 A. in Westmoreland Co. Granted John Hull 8 oct 1650. Edward ffranklin and Ralph Spellman of said Co. presented to Escheat by Peticon to R't Hon'ble Thomas Lord Culpeper Barron of Thorsway then Gov. of Virginia; 23 Aug 1680. No Grant obtained but ffranklin and Spellman sold to Robert King of said Co. who by Will. 25 Sept 1693, gave to Robert Ball and Gerrard Ball of Westmoreland Co. Certficate by James Westcomb Cl'k of said Co. Grant to Robert and Gerrard Ball. On Potowmack R. adj. John Earle .....
      1708

      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=214&last=&g_p=G3&co llection=NN Grant
      Title Ball, Robert.
      Publication 10 December 1708.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Grantee(s): Ball, Robert and Ball, Gerrard.
      Description: 200 acres escheat land. Formerly granted to John Hull, dated Octr. 8th, 1650. Abutting north and etly. upon Potomac River &c.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 3, 1703-1710, p. 214 (Reel 288).

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