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

Samuel Ball

Male Bef 1720 - Aft 1743  (> 25 years)


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  • Name Samuel Ball 
    Born Bef 1720  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1743  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I086679  Tree1
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2020 

    Father Robert Ball,   b. Bef 1684, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1723, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F27754  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 2; 1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 322
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen. I GERRARD BALL of Cople Parish and Westmorland County being very sick and weak of body but of sound and perfect mind and memory praised be almighty God for the same, do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following; First, I give my Soul into the hands of Almighty God who made it hoping thro the merits of Jesus Christ our blessed Saviour and Redeemer to receive full pardon and remission of all my sins, And my body to the Earth to be buryed at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named, And as touching my worldly goods & chattels which God of his infinite mercy hath bestowed upon me far beyond my deserts, I give and dispose the same as followeth, (vizt.)
      Imprimis. I give and bequeath unto my Aunt, MARY COURTNEY, for her use during her natural life my Negro woman named Betty and after my said Aunts decease, I give and bequeath the said Negro woman with her future increase to my Brother, SAMUEL BALL and his heirs,
      Item. I give and bequeath unto my Brother, BENONY BALL, eight hundred pounds of tobacco to be paid by my Executors hereafter named towards his Schooling and Education.
      Item. My will & desire is that my Negro woman be delivered imediately after my decease to my aforesaid Aunt during the term aforesaid;
      Item. I give and bequeath all the remaining part of my goods and chattels unto my Brother, SAMUEL BALL, whom I appoint Executor of this my Last Will and Testament, and also I appoint my Brother, GEORGE BALL, and my Neighbor, PETER RUST, Executors in trust to take care of such goods and chattels until my said Brother, SAMUEL BALL arrives to the age of Sixteen years, when I desire he may take the same into his possession; And I do hereby revoke make null void and of no effect all other Will or Wills heretofore by me made either by word or writing, publishing and declaring this to be my Last Will and Testament; In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this thirteenth day of June Annoq. Dom: 1737
      Signed Sealed Published and Declared in the presence of
      PETER RUST, JAMES THOMAS JUNR. GERRARD BALL
      Westmorland ss. At a Court held for the said County the 26th day of July 1737
      This Last Will and Testament of GERRARD BALL, deceased, was presented into Court by PETER RUST and GEORGE BALL, Executors in Trust in the said Will named, who made Oath thereto and being proved by the Oath of JAMES THOMAS, JUNIOR, witness thereto, is admitted to Record: And upon the mocon of the said Executors and their performing what is usual in such case, Certificate is granted them for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the Second day of August 1737, pr. G. T,, C. C. W
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 9; 1742-1745 {Antient Press}: pp 289
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen. I GEORGE BALL of Westmorland County do make this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following;
      Imprimis. I give and bequeath to my Brother, EMANUEL BALL, my bay Horse Saddle and Bridle with Housen, my best sure of Close and two thousand pounds of tobacco to him and his heirs;
      Itom. I give and bequeath to my Brother, SAMUEL BALL, my land whare I now live, it being one hundred and seven acres be the same more or less to him and his heirs forever;
      Itom. I give and bequeath to my Brother, SAMUEL BALL, the remainder of my personal Estate be it of what nature or kind soever to him and his heirs, And I doe heareby nominate and appoint my said Brother, SAMUEL BALL, my hole and sole Executor of this my Last Will and Testament; As Witness hereof I have set my hand and seal this Fif-
      teenth day of February Anno Domini 1742-3
      Signed Sealed and delivered in the presence of pis
      PETER RUST, his mark
      JOHN CRITCHER. SARAH CRITCHER GEORGE BALL
      Westmorland Sct. At a Court held for the said County the 29th day of March 1743 This Last Will and Testment of GEORGE BALL, deceased, was presented into Court by SAMUEL BALL, his Brother and Executor, who made Oath thereto and being proved by the Oaths of JOHN CRITCHER and PETER RUST, two of the witnesses thereto, is admitted to Record; And upon the motion of the said Executor and his performing what is usual in such cases. Certificate is granted him for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form
      Recorded the 13th day of April 1743, pr. G. L., C. C. W.
      Test GEORGE LEE, C. C. W,

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