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

Benjamin Beall

Male Abt 1725 - 1776  (~ 51 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Beall 
    Born Abt 1725  St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Jun 1776  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23461  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2022 

    Father Ninian Beall,   b. 1696, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1780, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Catherine Duke,   b. 1704, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1773, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1722  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Magruder,   b. 11 Apr 1734, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1792, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 59 years) 
    Married Abt 1760  St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Josias Beall,   b. Abt 1760, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1787, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary Beall,   b. 21 Nov 1761, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Benjamin Beall,   b. 22 Apr 1764, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1809, Newport, Campbell County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)  [natural]
     4. Leonard Beall,   b. 1768, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1791, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 24 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F15423  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      BEALL, BENJAMIN, Prince George's County, 4 March 1776; 4 June 1776
      To wife and son, Sarah Beall and Josias Beall, all of my estate during life or widowhood; if my wife marrys son to take over all of estate for support of my other children and when they come of age £50 to each; if any die their share to survivors, if my wife marrys she to get from my son Josias, Negro woman Hannah, horse, saddle, furniture, iron pot, pewter dish and plate.
      John Beal, Inspector and William Deakins, Exs.
      Wit: Josa, Beall; John Turner; Basil Waring, Jr, John Beall and William Deakins refuse the Executorship. 40. 658
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      Benjamin Beall 122.199 PG £25,7.9 1776 Aug 5 1776
      List of debts.
      Executor: Josias Beall,
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      Benjamin Beall 122.200 PG £464.13.6 Jul 19 1776 Aug 5 1776
      Appraisers: Abraham Boyd, Nacy Brashear.
      Creditors: Christopher Lowndes, Thomas Cramphin,
      Next of kin: Richard Beall, Thomas Beall.
      Executor: Josias Beall,.
      ===
      EFSM Vol VI page 267

      Benjamin Beall; d 1776 Prince George's Co. (PG Will, T.1.72); not found in 1776 census; m. Sarah ; d. aft. 1791;
      children from King George's Parish and wills and guardian bonds:
      59-1 Josias Beall, b. ca 1758
      59-2 Mary Beall, bapr. 1761
      59-3 Benjamin Beall, bapr 1766
      59.4 Leonard Beall, b. ca 1767
      59-5 Henrietta Beall
      59-6 Duke Beall
      59-7 Samuel Beall

      6 Jan 1772; Benjamin Beall, s/o Ninian, Jr. sold to bro. Richard Beall Uncle's Goodwill and Waddam's Delight; ack. Sarah, wife of Benjamin Beall (PGLR AAa2.456)

      30 Nov 1772; From Ninian Beall, Sr. to his son Benjamin Beall; part of Gamefield Enlarged; 9 1/2 acres; ack by Catherine wife of Ninian (PGLR BBr3.195)

      Benjamin Beall, Prince George's Co.; disc.; £385.10.0; 5 Aug 1776; disr. to Sarah (wife), and Josias (son); they are to pay other children (unnamed) when they arrive at age; Ex. (one of them) Mr. Josias Beall (ABB 7.SB)

      23 Feb 1781; Receipt recorded by Sarah Beall and Josias Beall for legacy left by Benjamin Beall to Henrietta Beall (PG Guardian Bonds 1777._, Page 64)

      ===
      Folio 125 NINIAN BEALL, gent. PG 08/22/1780 08/29/1780
      "being weak of Body ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Catherine Beall --daughter
      -to have 100 pounds current money
      -to have testator's desk
      2. Lilla (?) Brown -granddaughter
      -to have 100 pounds common currency
      -to have the bed and furn. which stand in the old room and all things there unto
      -to divide all the remainder of the household furniture with testator's daughter Catherine
      3. David Beall --grandson
      -to have 50 pounds common currency
      4. Harriet Beall --granddaughter
      -to have 50 pounds common currency
      5. Priscilla Beall --granddaughter
      Rachel Beall--granddaughter
      Farissa Beall --granddaughter
      -to have the sum of 100 pounds common currency to be divided among them equally
      6. Anne Mullikin --granddaughter
      -to have I round table and to have 2 flag-bottom chairs
      -to have the bed and bedstead which stand in the room by the desk
      -to have 3 silver tea spoons
      9. Mary Price --daughter
      -to have I flag-bottom chair
      10. Richard Beall --son
      -to have I arm chair and 2 flag-bottom chairs
      -named executor of the will
      9. Zachariah Brown --son-in-law
      -to have 2 hogs
      -to have all of testator's wearing apparel
      10. John Beall --grandson
      Alexander Barrot --grandson
      -to have 1 small bull to be sold and the money to be divided equally between them
      11. Methodist Preacher
      -testator's cow and calf to be sold to the highest bidder and the money from the sale
      to be given to the Methodist Preacher
      12. James Beall --son
      -to have the sum of 5 shillings and no more of the estate
      13. Ninian Beall --son
      -to have the sum of 5 shillings and no more of the estate
      14. Thomas Beall --son
      -to have 5 shillings and no more of the estate
      15. Heirs of Benjamin Beall --testator's son
      -to have the sum of 5 shillings and no more of the estate
      16. Elizabeth Barrot --daughter
      -to have the sum of 5 shillings and no more of the estate
      17. Ellinor Brown --daughter
      -to have the sum of 5 shillings and no more of the estate
      18. Martha Nicholls --daughter
      -to have the sum of 5 shillings and no more of the estate
      19. Margery Brown --daughter
      -to have the sum of 5 shillings and no more of the estate
      Witnesses: John Brown, George Frazer (mark), Josiah Gordon
      Then came: the three above named subscribers to the will
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      ===
      Contributed by Shirely Middleton Moller
      His name is Josias, the transcriber of his will got it wrong.

      PGLR FF1:347

      At the Request of Sarah Beall the following Bond Enrolled 8th Aug 1783.
      Know all Men by these Presents that I Josias Beall of Prince George's County State of Maryland am held and firmly Bound unto my Mother Sarah Beall of the County and place aforesaid in the full and Just sum of fifty thousand Weight of Crop Tobacco to be paid unto the said Sarah Beall her Certain Attorney Executors Administrators or Assigns: to the which payments well and truly to be made, and Done I Bind myself my heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns firmly by these presents, Sealed with my Seal and dated this tenth day of March One thousand Seven hundred and Eighty one
      The Conditions of the above Obligation is such that whereas the above bound Josias Beall and Sarah Beall hath agreed and appointed Isaac Sandsberrie and Nacy Brashares to appraise and Divide the personal Estate of Benjamin Beall late of Prince George's County Deceased, and likewise to divide the Real Estate between the Said Josias and Sarah Beall: Now the Condition of the above Obligation is such that if the above Bounded Josias Beall do and Shall well and truly Observe and abide by the Division made and done by the Said Sandsberrie and Brashares then the above Obligation to be Void and of none Effect or else to Remain in full force and Virtue in Law, As Witness my hand. Josias Beall seal
      Sign'd seal'd and Deliver'd in the presence of Isaac Sandsberrie, Nacy Brashear
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1752-1757; Liber NN {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 430. At the request of Benjamin Beall, the following Deed was recorded March 24, 1756
      Indenture made March 20, 1756; John Brashears, Jr. of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, planter in consideration of 5000 pounds tobacco paid by Benjamin Beall of PGCo, Carpenter, has sold a tract called "Uncles Goodwill" containing 116 acres and beginning on the South side of the deep branch that falls into the eastern branch of Potomack River and at the mouth of Piney Branch. Signed John Brashears, Jr., in the presence of John Hepburn, Francis Piles, Jr., and acknowledged before John Hepburn and at the same time Mary Brashears wife of John Brashears, Jr., relinquished her right of dower

      Details Date Plat Description Links Location MdHR No MSA Citation

      Details 11/02/1726 Patented Certificate 2213 Uncles Good Will, James Brashoot, 116 Acres Additional Links 01/26/01/021 S1203-2309

      Details 1726 Patent Record IL B, Page 3 Uncles Good Will, 116 Acres; Certificate S1596-4411
      Details 1726 Patent Record PL 6, Page 453 Uncles Good Will, 116 Acres; Patent S1596-4412
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 67. At the request of Matthew Sparks the following Deed was recorded August 27, 1760
      Indenture made August 27, 1760; Benjamin Beall, planter and Sarah Beall his wife in consideration of 5 shillings sterling money of Great Britain paid by Matthew Sparks, planter does sell part of a tract called "Smith's Neglect" containing 109 acres Signed Benjamin Beall, Sarah Beall in the presence of and acknowledged before Mordecai Jacob, Robert Tyler
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 68. At the request of Orlando Smith the following Deed was recorded August 27, 1760
      Indenture made August 27, 1760; Benjamin Beall, planter and Sarah Beall his wife in consideration of 5 shillings sterling money of Great Britain paid by Orlando Smith, planter does sell part of a tract called "Smith's Neglect" containing 66 acres and starting at the end of the first line of "Hickory Hills" now in possession of Orlando Smith. Signed Benjamin Beall, Sarah Beall in the presence of and acknowledged before Mordecai Jacob, Robert Tyler
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 70. At the request of Samuel Banks the following Deed was recorded August 27, 1760
      Indenture made August 27, 1760; Benjamin Beall, planter and Sarah Beall his wife in consideration of 5 shillings sterling money of Great Britain paid by Samuel Banks, planter does sell part of a tract called "Smith's Neglect" containing 123-1/2 acres. Signed Benjamin Beall, Sarah Beall in the presence of and acknowledged before Mordecai Jacob, Robert Tyler
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 72. At the request of Richard Beall the following Deed was recorded August 27, 1760
      Indenture made August 27, 1760; Benjamin Beall, planter and Sarah Beall his wife in consideration of 5 shillings sterling money of Great Britain paid by Richard Beall, planter does sell part of a tract called "Smith's Neglect" containing 38-3/4 acres. Signed Benjamin Beall, Sarah Beall in the presence of and acknowledged before Mordecai Jacob, Robert Tyler
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 218. At the request of Benjamin Beall the following Deed was recorded June 9, 1762
      Indenture made June 7, 1762; Benoni Price, tailor in consideration of 5 shillings sterling paid by Benjamin Beall, planter has sold part of a tract called "Hogg Pen"containing 18 acres. Signed Benoni Price in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Williams, Mordecai Jacob and at the same time Mary Price wife of Benoni Price relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 221. At the request of Benoni Price the following Deed was recorded June 23, 1762
      Indenture made June 17, 1762; Benjamin Beall, planter in consideration of 5 shillings paid by Benoni Price, tailor has sold all his right title interest and claim to part of a tract called "Second Addition to Uncles Good Will" containing 34 acres. Signed Benjamin Beall in the presence of and acknowledged before Mordecai Jacob, Thomas Williams and at the same time Sarah Beall wife of Benjamin Beall relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1763-1767; Liber TT {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 631. At the request of Benjamin Beall the following Deed was recorded October 17, 1766
      Indenture made October 4, 1766; Benoni Price, tailor in consideration of 5 shillings sterling paid by Benjamin Beall, planter has sold part of a tract called "Hog Pen" containing 1 acre. Signed Benoni Pricein the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Williams, Joshua Beall and at the same time Mary Price wife of Benoni Price relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1763-1767; Liber TT {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 646. At the request of Benoni Price the following Deed was recorded November 26, 1766
      Indenture made October 4, 1766; Benjamin Beall, planter in consideration of 5 shillings sterling paid by Benoni Price, tailor has sold part of a tract called "Hog Pen" containing 6 acres and beginning in the 4th line of a parcel of land conveyed by the said Benoni Price to the said Benjamin Beall on June 7, 1762. Signed Benjamin Beall in the presence of and acknowledged before Joshua Beall, Thomas Williams and at the same time Sarah Beall wife of Benjamin Beall relinquished her right of dower
      by Virtue of a special survey out of his Lordships land office to Benjamin Beall bearing date December 17, 1756 for the quantity of 470 acres Elilzabeth Waddam had on July 29, 1754 surveyed and laid our for her by a special warrant of resurvey on a tract of Hickory Hills (and any vacant land). I therefore certify as Deputy Surveyor of the county aforesaid under his Exellency Horatio Sharpe, Esqr., Governor of Maryland that I have carefully survey and laid out for Benjamin Beall all that tract lying in PGCo near a small branch called Deep Branch of the Eastern Branch of Potomack River and lying on the north side of Hickory Hills and being the first part or vacancy added by the aforesaid resurvey on Hickory Hills and find it to contain 328-1/4 acres, 17 acres whereof lays in an elder survey and I have added 26 acres of contiguous vacancy and have reduced the land with the vacancy. I have added thereto clear of elder surveys into one entire tracts begining at the end of the first line of Hickory Hills in the possession of Orlando Smith ... several courses follow .... containing and laid out for 337-1/4 acres of land to be held of Calverton Mannor by the name of Smith's Neglect, surveyed May 7, 1757, John F.A. Priggs, Deputy of Surveyor of PGCo.
      NB part of the land is culivated on which is a log house 16ft wide and 334 panels of fence logs, 7 logs to the panel, JP.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1769-1772; Liber AA 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 456. At the request of Richard Beall the following Deed was recorded January 6, 1772
      Made December 1770; Benjamin Beall s/o Ninian, Jr., miller in consideration of 125 pounds common current money paid by Richard Beall, s/o Niniian, Jr. has sold two tracts; the part of "Uncles Goodwill Enlarged" not already conveyed and containing 59 ½ acres' and part of "Waddams Neglect" not already conveyed and containing 105 ¾ acres. Signed Benjamin Beall in the presence of and acknowledged before Joshua Beall, Christopher Lowndes and at the same time Sarah Beall wife of Benjamin Beall relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1772-1774; Liber BB 3 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 195. At the request of Benjamin Beall the following Deed was recorded March 24, 1773
      Indenture made November 30, 1772; Ninian Beall, Sr., planter in consideration of 5 pounds current money paid by his son Benjamin Beall, planter has sold part of a tract called "Game Field Enlarged" containing 9 ½ acres. Signed Ninian Beall, Sr. in the presence of and acknowledged before Christopher Lowndes, Richard Duckett, Jr. and at the same time Catherine Beall wife of Ninian Beall relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1774-1780; Liber CC 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 630. At the request of Josias Beall the following deed was recorded June 11, 1779
      PGCo Sct, Indenture made May 3, 1779; Ninian Beall, Sr., in consideration of 550 pounds common current money paid by Josias Beall, farmer has sold a tract called "Fathers Reserve" containing 139 ½ acres and bounded by a partition boundary between the said Ninian Beall and his son Benjamin Beall, "Game Field Enlarged" which the said Ninian Beall conveyed to his son Thomas Beall. Signed Ninian Beall, Sr., in the presence of and acknowledged before James Beck Abraham Boyd
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1780-1784; Liber FF 1 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 347. At the request of Sarah Beall the following Bond was enrolled August 8, 1783
      I Josias Beall am firmly bound unto my mother Sarah Beall in the sum of 50,000 weight of crop tobacco this March 10, 1781. The condition of the above obligation is such that Josias Beall and Sarah Beall have appointed Isaac Sandsberrie and Nacy Brashears to appraise and divide the real and personal estate of Benjamin Beall late of PGCo, deceased and if Josias Beall shall well and truly observe and abide by the division then the above obligation to be void. As witness my hand Josias Beall in the presence of Isaac Sandsberrie, Nacy Brashear
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1784-1785; Liber FF 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 126. At the request of William Sydebotham the following Deed was enrolled November 24, 1784
      Indenture made August 5, 1784; Ignatius Price, planter in consideration of 118 pounds 2 shillings and 6 pence current money paid by William Sydebotham, merchant has sold a tract usually called the "Hog Pen" containing 65 acres and beginning at a bounded white oak on the south side of Deep Branch near the house of the late Benjamin Beall. Reserving 25 acres now in the tenure of George Fraser and Hannah Fraser his wife to be held in joint and occupied by them during their natural lives and after their decease to revert to the said William Sydebotham. Signed Ignatius Price in the presence of and acknowledged before Richard Henderson, Jr., Abraham Boyd and at the same time Mary Price widow of Benoni Price she being the mother of the aforesaid Ignatius Price relinquished her right of dower and Ann Price wife of Ignatius Price also relinquished her right of dow
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      Part of Hickory Hill and Part of Smiths Neglect, 470 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Smith, Orlando 1765 Patent Record BC and GS 30, Page 338 0 0 MSA S 1596-3213
      Part of Hickory Hill and Part of Smiths Neglect, 470 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Smith, Orlando 1765 Patent Record BC and GS 32, Page 24 0 0 MSA S 1596-3214
      Part of Smiths Neglect and Part of Hickory Hill, 470 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Smith, Orlando 1765 Patent Record BC and GS 30, Page 338 0 0 MSA S 1596-3231
      Part of Smiths Neglect and Part of Hickory Hill, 470 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Smith, Orlando 1765 Patent Record BC and GS 32, Page 24 0 0 MSA S 1596-3232
      Part of Hickory Hills and Part of Smiths Neglect Resurveyed, Orlander Smith, Acres 470, 1765/07/17 Patented Certificate 1625 5 0 MSA S 1203-1715
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      Date: 11/15/1758
      Plat: Patented Certificate 2015
      Description: Smiths Neglect, Benjamin Beall, 337 1/2 Acres
      Links:
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      Location: 01/26/01/018
      MdHR No:
      MSA Citation: S1203-2111
      Date Plat Description MSA Citation
      1758 Patent Record BC and GS 11, Page 286 Smiths Neglect, 337 1/4 Acres; Certificate S1596-3970
      1758 Patent Record BC and GS 10, Page 347 Smiths Neglect, 337 1/4 Acres; Patent S1596-3971
      11/15/1758 Patented Certificate 2015 Smiths Neglect, Benjamin Beall, 337 1/2 Acres

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