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

Basil Beall

Male 1725 - 1795  (70 years)


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  • Name Basil Beall 
    Born 1725  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 May 1795  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Living in Charles County Maryland 1795 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21303  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2022 

    Father Nathaniel Beall,   b. Aft 1705, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1775, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 70 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Brooke,   b. 23 Nov 1707, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 15 Jan 1753, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 45 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1725  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10962  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Tarvin,   b. Abt 1726, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 21 May 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married Abt 1745  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F5929  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1
      1790-1796;
      Folio 364 BAZIL BEALL, of Charles County 05/16/1795 05/21/1795
      "being in perfect health .
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Elizabeth Beall --wife
      -to have all the land testator is possessed of for her natural life
      -to have the remainder of the personal estate for her natural life
      -named executrix of the will
      2. Ann Travis
      -after widow's decease to have all the land testator is possessed of
      -at widow s decease to have the remainder of the personal estate excepting for legacies hereafter mentioned
      3. Evan Thomas --friend (of Montgomery County)
      -after widow's decease to sell testator's lands and the money is to he kept in his hands
      4. Negroes
      -"Nancy' "Patty" -Kitty" "Harry" "Milly" Mark" "Sam" "Clem- -.Becky- and -Nancy
      - each to have the sum of 5 pounds out of the money from the sale of testator's lands -whereas they have been manumitted, widow to have their service for the remainder of their terms
      -after widow's decease and the decease of sister-in-law "Kitty" to have 1 bed and furn.
      -"Harry" to have all of testator's wearing apparel and "Mark" and "Clem" to have the sum or 3 pounds in addition to their share of the money from the sale of the land
      5. Rebecca Baden --daughter of John Baden
      -after widow's decease and the decease of testator's sister-in-taw to have all of the silver plate
      Witnesses: Hezekiah Johnson
      Josias B. Ford
      Edward Gillam
      Then came: Hezekiah Johnson, who swore that he remembers the witness Gillaim being at the house of the testator the day the will was signed but does not recollect seeing the testator sign the will nor does he recollect being called on by the testator to sign the will in the presence of the other witnesses
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      Basil Beall; s/o Nathaniel; inherited 100 acres adjoining Joseph Pope and James Tennyhill from 1763 will of Charles Beall of Prince George's Co. (MCW II.193: PG Wills 1.556)
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 570. Certificate. I certify that on Jun 3, 1769, Basil Beall brought before me a small black horse, taken up as a stray, which he makes oath is troublesome to him by breaking into his enclosures. Signed - Daniel Jenifer*. Recorded Jun 4, 1769.
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      Charles County, Land Record 1782-1786
      Page 64. Release, recorded at the request of Basil Beall.
      I, Basil Beall of Charles County, being possessed of sundry Negro slaves, viz Nacy, Patty, Kitty, Harry, Milly, Mark, Sam, Clem, Becky, and Nancy, and taking into serious consideration the cruel and unjust practice of keeping any of my fellow creatures in perpetual slavery, hereby freely and forever release and emancipate sd Negro Nacy, 7 years hence, and to sd Negro Patty after 7 years, and to sd Negro Kitty after 6 years, and to sd Negro Harry after 14 years, and to sd Negro Milly after 12 years, and to sd Negro Mark after 18 years, and to sd Negro Sam, after 20 years, and to sd Negro Clem after 22 years, and to sd Negro Becky after 20 years, and to sd Negro Nancy after 20 years, from all right that I have to them, and if Patty, Kitty, Milly, Becky, or Nancy has issue during the respective terms afd, I hereby release such issue to Patty, Kitty, Milly, Becky, & Nancy, when such issue reaches ages 5 years. Signed May 10, 1784
      Basil Beall. Wit Saml Hanson Jr [CCJustice], Bennnet H. Clements, Jno Beall. Recorded May 25, 1784
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      Charles County, Land Record 1782-1786
      Page 95. Release, recorded at the request of Basil Beall.
      I, Anne Tarvin of Charles County, being possessed in my own right of the following slaves, to wit, Averella, Sam, Nancy, Stasia, John, and Betsy, children of the sd Averella, and I having taken into serious consideration the unhappy state of slavery, and wanting to emancipate and set free the several slaves afd, and their issue born before their emancipation, I, reserving to myself all right to such issue until the males arrive to the age of 21 years, and the females to the age of 18 years, after which time I emancipate all such issue and their issue to the last generations of them and I hereby emancipate the several slaves hereafter mentioned after their having served me to the several times as follows: Averella, until Jan 1, 1790; Nancy, until Jan 1, 1796; Sam, until Jan 1,1797; Stasia, until Jane 1, 1798; Betsey, until Jan 1, 1803; John, until Jan 1, 1804. I had devised to me by the will of my mother Eliza Tarvin, a Negro girl named Peggy, with her increase, from the date
      thereof, but if I were to die unmarried, then Peggy and her increase would belong to Basil Beall, who intermarried with Eliza Tarvin, sister of the sd Ann. And whereas sd Negro Peggy has the following children, to wit, Henny, Philip, James, and Sandy, and I, Basil Beall and Elizabeth, his wife, being moved by compassion on the unhappy and miserable state of slavery, do hereby emancipate sd Negroes Peggy, Henny, Philip, James and Sandy, and the issue that may be born of sd Peggy and Henny during their servitude, with the issue remaining slaves until the males reach age 21 and the females reach age 18. Peggy is to be set free on Jan 1,
      1788; Henny on Jan 1, 1795; Philip and James on Jan 1, 1802; Sandy on Jan 1, 1805. Signed Sep 21, 1784 Anne Tarvin,
      Basil Beall, Elizabeth Beall. Wit Saml Hanson Jr [CC JP]
      Recorded Oct 2, 1784
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      Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 194. Sep 10, 1785 from George Tarvin of Hampshire County, Virginia, son and surviving heir of George Tarvin, late of CC, decd, to Basil Beall of CC. Whereas Elizabeth Tarvin, late of CC, did, in her lifetime, to wit, sometime in or about 1747, pass her CC bond to her son George, conditioned to make over, at anytime thereafter when requested, unto sd George Tarvin, the rest of her part of Laurel Branch, exclusive of 200 acres under mortgage, and 100 acres sold to Charles Neale, reserving to herself 100 acres whereon her then dwelling house stood, as her sole right and property. This deed therefore further witnesses that the above named George Tarvin of Hampshire County, Virginia, for 55 £, sells to sd Basil Beall, all that part of Laurel' Branch which is intended to pass from the afd Elizabeth Tarvin to her son, Georg Tarvin. Signed - George
      Tarvin. Wit - Saml Hanson Jr, Rich u Barnes (CC Justices).
      Recorded Dec 15, 1785
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 128. Jul 20, 1793 from Basil Beall of CC, to Ann Tarvin of Prince Georges County, for 5 shillings, a tract of land in CC which sd Beall purchased of George Tarvin, containing about 100 acres, as will appear by reference to CC records. Signed - Beasil Beall. Wit - Henry Barnes*, James Freeman*. Recorded Jul 20, 1793.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 128. Bill of sale. I hereby make over unto Anne Tarvin of Prince Georges County, for 25,600 lbs of tobacco, the times of servitude of the following Negroes, to wit, Negro Harry for 3000 lbs of tobacco, Negro Milley for 600 lbs of tobacco, Negro Mark for 6000 lbs of tobacco, Negro Clem for 4000 lbs of tobacco, Negro Sam for 6000 lbs of tobacco, Negro Becky for 3000 lbs of tobacco, & Negro Nancy for 3000 lbs of tobacco. Signed Jul 20, 1793 - Basil Beall. Wit - Henry Barnes*. Recorded Jul 20, 1793.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 313-78: LAUREL BRANCH: 1000 acres; Possession of - 500 Acres - Dent, Elizabeth : 250 Acres - Dent, George : 250 Acres - Dent, Thomas Capt: : : : : Surveyed 8 Aug 1669 for Daniel Jennifer at a bound White Oak the N.E. bound tree of Jerome White esq. called WHITES FIELD: Other Tracts Mentioned: WHITES FIELD; ; ; Conveyance notes - 192 Acres - Richard Edelen from Thomas Dent; 2 Dec 1717, 500 Acres - George Tarvin from Thomas Morris & Elizabeth Tarvin; 21 Jan 1748,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 313-78: LAUREL BRANCH: 1000 acres; Possession of - 500 Acres - Dent, Elizabeth : 250 Acres - Dent, George : 250 Acres - Dent, Thomas Capt: : : : : Surveyed 8 Aug 1669 for Daniel Jennifer at a bound White Oak the N.E. bound tree of Jerome White esq. called WHITES FIELD: Other Tracts Mentioned: WHITES FIELD; ; ; Conveyance notes - 192 Acres - Richard Edelen from Thomas Dent; 2 Dec 1717, 500 Acres - George Tarvin from Thomas Morris & Elizabeth Tarvin; 21 Jan 1748,

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