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

William Ball

Male 1676 - 1745  (68 years)


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  • Name William Ball 
    Born 12 Sep 1676  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Mar 1745  Millenbeck, St. Mary's White Chappel, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I29359  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father William Ball,   b. 2 Jan 1641, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1694, Millenbeck, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Margaret Williamson,   b. Abt 1655, Isle of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1702, Lancaster County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 20 Feb 1673  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15493  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Heale,   b. 1678, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1745, Millenbeck, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years) 
    Married Bef 1692  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Ball,   b. Abt 1702, Millenbeck, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1741, Millenbeck, Lancaster County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth Ball,   b. Abt 1704, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1723, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 19 years)  [natural]
     3. Sarah Ball,   b. 1705, Millenbeck, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1786, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
     4. Judith Ball,   b. Abt 1710, Millenbeck, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1781, Wicomico Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)  [natural]
     5. Ellen Ball,   b. 1710, Millenbeck, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1759, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)  [natural]
     6. George Ball,   b. Abt 1715, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1754, Lancaster County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)  [natural]
     7. Hannah Ball,   b. Abt 1728, Millenbeck, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1769, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F19393  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1743-1749 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book; [Lewis & Booker]; 68
      Ball, William, est, adm. by Spencer Ball, the widow Hannah
      Ball, relinguished her right. 10 June 1745
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      BALL, Col. William. Will. 14 Aug. 1744. Rec. 8 Mch. 1744.
      Grandsons: Wm. Ball, son, of son Wm. Ball, decd., Benj. Ball, Richard Ball, John Ball, son of son Geo. Ball, Williamson Ball, son of son Geo. Ball, George Ball, Williamson Ball, son of son William, decd.
      Son: George Ball,
      Daughters in law, Margaret Ball, widow;
      Mrs. Judith Ball wife of son George Ball.
      Daughters: Sarah McCarty, Judith Glascock, Ellen Chichester, Hannah Ball. Niece, Sarah Opie.
      Extr. son George Ball.
      Wits. Jesse Ball; Wm. Downman; Michael Dillon. W.B. 14, p. 55.
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      ENGLISH, Alexander. Will. 23 Jany. 1685. Rec. 10 March 1696.
      Brother Will English. Other devisees: Jno. Kirby; Rawley Ball; Wm. Ball, Jr.; Thomas Kirby, son of John Kirby; Wm. Ball Sr. Extr. Wm. Ball. Wits. Jno. Bayle, Timothy Stamps. W.B. 8, p. 70.
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      1699-1701 Lancaster County Order Book 4; [Antient Press]
      Lancaster County Court 9th of May 1700
      - Judgment is granted unto Capt. WILLIAM BALL against GEORGE and ELIZABETH CHILTON, Administrators of WILLIAM BINGS, deced., for one hundred seventy pounds of tobacco due upon ballance of Accounts which is ordered to be forthwith paid with costs of suit als Execution

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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      A Geanealogy of the Glassell Family , Page 61
      Note:
      (*) The will of WM. BALL, dat. Aug. 14, 1744, pro. Lanc'r Co. Mar. 8, 1744-5, entails his land in five sections to his eight male heirs, making the will too lengthy to be copied in full. 1. To his gr. son, Wm. Ball, his Lanc'r Co. lands on which the testator then lived, and his male heirs, for want of which successively by entail to his gr. son, Williamson Ball, son of Wm., dec'd; gr. son, Benjamin Ball, gr. son, Richard Ball, gr. son, William Ball, son of George; gr. son, George Ball; failing all of which, to his heirs at law. 2. Also, under similar limitations, his lands in Lanc'r Co. whereon his dau.-in-law, Mrs. Margaret Ball, lived, to his gr. son, Richard. 3. Ditto, his Westmoreland lands, with 200 a. in K. G. County, to gr. son, Williamson Ball, son of Wm., dec'd. 4. Ditto, 400 a. in K. G., adjoining Richland Run. seated by his son, Wm. Ball, dec'd, to his male heirs, &c. 5. Ditto, his Richmond Co. lands where Capt. George Heale formerly lived, to his son George Ball; to same his K. G. land below the Little Falls, and 500 a. in K. G., &c. To same and his heirs forever two lots in Queenstown. To his daughters-in-law, Mrs. Margaret Ball and Mrs. Judith Ball, wife of his son, George Ball, his daughters, Sarah McCarty, Judith Glasscock, Ellen Chichester, and single dau., Hannah Ball, various legacies of negroes, stock, money, &c. To his daughters, Sarah, Judith, Ellen and Margaret Ball, 25 each. To his niece, Sarah Opie, one negro, &c. Son George Ball to be exec'r. Wit. Jesse Ball, Wm. Downman and Michael Dillen.
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      HEALE, Geo. 30 Dec. 1697. Rec. 2 Feb. 1698.
      Sons: George all lands and plantation, Joseph, John, Nicholas. Daus: Sarah, Elizabeth, Ellen. Exor: Geo. Heale. Overseers: Robt. Carter and my son-in-law William Ball. Wits: Joseph Ball, Jas. Innis, Wm. Ball. W.B. 8, p. 74.
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      HERBERT, Edward, of Parish of Christ Church. 8 Aug. 1692. Rec. 10 Nov. 1692.
      Devisees: Mrs. Hannah Ball. Alex. English, Capt. Wm. Ball, Mr. Robt. Carter & his lady 40 shillings to buy them rings, friend Tobias Parsley, Mr. Edward Lemon agent in London. Exor: Tobias Parsley. Wits: John P-, Edmund Roads, Jno. Hart, Alex. English. W.B. 8, p. 38.
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      VIRGINIA GLEANINGS IN ENGLAND; The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, pp 264; GEORGE HEALE of City of Lancaster in Rappahanock. Will 30 December 1697; proved 10 March 1708-9. Land and Plantation wherein I now live bounding upon South east side of the main road which leads from Mr. Ball's Mill to a Mill which was formerly Josias Draper's, between the said Roads and Thomas Davises, containing about 1300 acres to my son George Heale. Remainder of dividend Land upon North West of said Main Road, then up along the white Marsh to Timothy Stamp's, then to aforesaid Main Road, 500 acres, to my son John Heale. Main Road to be dividing line between George and John, and if either are without heirs, to longest liver whole 1800 acres. My land in the Forrest at the head of Corotoman on west side of the Main Swamp, bounding on land formerly Nathaniel Browne's then along the Head line that divides this land from the land of Giles Robinson and Randolph Miller, so far along said head line that a direct course to Main Swamp shall include 400 Acres, to my son Joseph Heale, if he die, then to John. My land in Cherry Point, bounding on land of Mr. Keen and Mr. Crawley, 100 acres, to my daughter Ellen Heale, if she die to daughter Elizabeth Heale, then to daughter Sarah Heale. My Land down at Corotoman, 350 acres adjoining lands of William Clarke, Mathew White, Mr. Arms, Mr. Harrison, and the main road, to my two daughters Elizabeth and Sarah Hele. My quarter Plantation in the Forrest at the head of Corotoman to son George Heale for use of son Nicholas Heale, but if he die, to child, be male or female, my wife is now with, and if he to die Son George Heale is to have the quarter. Executor: Son George Heale. Overseers: Mr. Robert Carter and my son-in-law Mr. William Ball. 'Witnesses: Jas. [sic. Query " Jos." in original] Ball, James Innis, Wm. Ball. Administration to Arthur Bailey, Esquire, attorney for son George Heale, now in Virginia, executor, as to effects in Great Britain and Ireland.
      Lane, 58.
      [This name is more generally spelt Heale. This will was also proved in Lancaster county, Va. For a genealogy of the family see Williarn and Mary Quarterly, XVII, 202-204, 296-299.]
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      STRETCHLEY, John. 6 Dec. 1698. Rec. 14 Dec. 1698.
      Wife: Alice. Daus-in-law: Catherine Chinn, Anne Chinn. Son- in-law: Raw. Chinn. Cousin: Edwd. Audley. Sister: Sarah Bambridge. Extrx: Wife. Wits: Wm. Ball, Rich. Ball, Geo. Haile. W.B. 8, p. 87.
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      BALL, David, of St. Mary's White Chapel, 13 Dec. 1732. Rec. 14 Mch. 1732.
      Nephews: David, son of Geo. Ball; George, son of Geo. Ball; Joseph, son of Geo. Ball Sr.; Joseph, son of Joseph Ball; Wm. Ball, son of Wm. Ball, his nephew. Brothers Samuel, William and James Ball.
      Extrs. James and George Ball.
      Wits. George and Jesse Ball.
      "I give to the Ch. (St. Mary's White Chapel) one large bible, one large common Prayer book and one good service book. I desire to be buried at the Chh. and to have a stone of ten pounds price." W.B. 12, p. 240.
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      BALL, Margaret, widow. Will. 20 June 1777. Rec. 16 Oct. 1783. Dau. Sarah Jones. Son Richard Ball, one of negroes given by last will of my father-in law William Ball; Gr.son, William Ball; Gr.Dau. Alice Ball, dau. of son William, dec. and Priscilla, his wife, dau. of Wm. Glasscock, now Priscilla Harvey, wife of Mungo Harvey. Gr. daus.: Margaret, Betty and Hannah Milner. To James Harvey, son of Mr. Mungo Harvey land in Lancaster devised me by my father; to John Harvey, son of Mr. Mungo Harvey: Margaret Ball. Late Husband William Ball. Extrs. Gr. son William Ball and Mr. Mungo Harvey. Wits. Ozwald Newby, Wm. Newby, Ozwald Newby Jr. W. B. 22, p. 3-4.
      W.B. 22, pp. 47-49-Mrs. Margaret Ball's estate in Westmore- land County, appraised, and returns made by Wm. Monroe, Sr., Jno. Weedon and Chicott Edrington.
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      1701-1706 Lancaster County, Virginia Deed Book 9, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 181-183
      THIS INDENTURE made the twelfth day of September in the fifth yeare of the reigne of or: Sovercigne Lady Ann &c., and in the yeare of or: Lord one thousand seven hundred and six; Betweene JOHN HALL of County of Lancastr:, Inholder, of the one part and WM: BALL of the sd. Coty., Gent., of other part; Wittnesseth tht the sd. JOHN HALL for the sum of fifty pounds Sterling money of England have granted unto the sd. WM: BALL his heires and assignes, the full and just quantity of One hunded and fivety acres of land being in the Coty. of Lancastr: and Parish of White Chappell and bounded as followeth, vizt., Beginning at the head of a small Creeke or Branch of GRIMES his CREEKE, thence North Westerly to a corner tree neer the EAGLES NEST, thence West South West eighty one poles, thence South one 182 seventy seven dcgces East fifty poles to GRIMES his CREEKE, thence downs alongst the sd. Creeke its severall courses to the place where it first begun, which sd. land is part of a Pattent of Three hundred acres of land first granted to THOMAS HARWOOD which sd. Pattent bears date the fourteenth day of November one thousand six hundred fourty & nine, and by the sd. HARWOOD sold and assigned to JOHN SHARP and by and by seveall assignmts. sold and conveyed downe to the sd. JOHN HALL as by the sd. Conveyances relacon being had may more fully appears; To have and to hold the sd. tract of land wth: appurtenances belonging as allsoe all the rights which sd. JOHN HALL now hath or may claim unto the sd. WM: BALL his heires or assignes henceforth for ever, subject nevertheless unto the Quitt Rents which shall grow due and that the sd. WM: BALL his heires and assignes quietly hold & enjoy the same wth:out the trouble of him the sd. JOHN HALL or any p:sons whatsoever;
      In Wittness whereof the parties mentioned in this p:sent Indenture hath hereunto sett their hands and scales the day and yeare first Signed scaled and delivered in abovementioned p:sence of us
      JAMES BALL, JOSEPH BALL, JUNR. JOHN HALL JOSEPH HEALE
      Memord. That on the day and yeare wth:in mentioned the wth:in mentioned JOHN HALL entred into the wth:in mentioned pr:misses & thereof delivered quiet and peaceable possession of the wth:in mentioned land and pr:misses to the within mentioned WM: BALL by delivering him the Ring of the Great Doore of the Cheif Mansion House of the sd. pr:misses and putting him in the peaceable possession thereof in the name and token of Livery and Seizin of the wth:in mentioned pr:misses in the p:sence of us whose names are hereto subscribed
      JAMES BALL, JOSEPH BALL, JUNR.,
      JOSEPH HEALE
      Recognitr in Cur Corn Lancastr: duo dicimo die Septembris 1706 et recordr
      p JOS: TAYLOE, Clk.
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      1708-1711 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 5 [Antient Press]; Page 211)
      BE IT KNOWN that I WILLIAM BALL of the County of LANCASTER doe hereby constitute and impower my trusty good freind, Capt. DANIELL McCARTY of WESTMORELAND COUNTY to appear for me in Richmd, County Court and there in my name to acknowledge and confirm unto my Brother, Mr. JOSEPH BALL, & Mr. GEORGE BALL or unto their lawful! Attorney one Deed of Lease and Release for transferring possession of land to them the said JOSEPH & GEORGE BALL which said Lease bears date the seventh day of December 1709 and the Release bearing date the day following, Rattifying and confirming all my said Attorney shall act and doe in the premises as if acted and done in my own person; In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this 10th day of May 1710
      Sign 'd seard delivered in presence of
      THO: THORNE, WILLIAM BALL
      JOHN DALTON,
      JOHN mark SYMONDS
      Proved in Richm nd County Court the seventh day of June 1710 by the oaths of THOMAS THORNE & JOHN DALTON and admitted to record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur Examined p M. BECKWITH, CI Cur
      THIS INDENTURE made the seventh day of December Anno Dom. one thousand seven hundred & nine and in the eight year of the Reigne of our Sovereign Lady Anne Queen of Great Brittaine France and Ireland, defender of the faith &c., Between WILLIAM BALL of the Pish, of ST. MARYs WHITE CAPPLE in County of LANCASTER Gent. of one part and JOSEPH BALL and GEORGE BALL of the Parishes of ST. STEPHENS & WICCOCOMOCO of the County of NORTHUMBERLAND Gent. of the other part, Witnesseth that WILLIAM BALL for the sum of Five shillings lawful! money of England to him in hand paid by JOSEPH BALL and GEORGE BALL by these presents doth bargain and sell unto JOSEPH BALL and GEORGE BALL all that my tract of land formerly granted unto WILLIAM UNDERWOOD by Patent dated the Tenth of September 1658 and bequeathed by the said UNDERWOOD last Will unto MARGRETT WILLIAMSON and MARY WILLIAMSON, Mother and Aunt of the said WILLIAM BALL, which Patent was renewed by MARGRETT WILLIAMSON and MARY WILLIAMSON in their own names bearing date March the eleventh day 1662, the said land falling unto the sd WILLIAM BALL as being Son and heir of his Father and Mother, WILLIAM BALL and MARGREIT BALL, Daughter of JAMES WILLIAMSON late of (formerly called RAPPAHANOCK now RICHMOND County) and the said land is scituated in County of Richmond bounded as will appear by the abovesaid Patent recourse being thereunto had in whole Eight hundred eighty and two acres all which land with all houses barns stables tobacco houses in and upon the Eight hundred eighty and two acres of land built and all orchards and gardens fences and timber trees priviledges and appurtenances whatsoever belonging; To have and to hold the land and premises hereby sold unto JOSEPH BALL and GEORGE BALL their assigns dureing the full time of one whole year and to the end that by vertue of these presents and for the statute of transfering uses into possession JOSEPH BALL and GEORGE BALL may be in the actual possession of the premises and be thereby enabled to accept a grant of the Inheritance thereof; In Witness whereof the party here above named have hereunto set his hand and seale the day and year above written
      Signed sealed and delivered by the above named WILLIAM BALL
      in the presents of THO: THORNE, WILLIAM BALL
      JOHN DALTON, JOHN mark SYMONDS
      At a Court held for Richmond Cou ty June the seventh one thousand seven hundred and tenn; DANIELL McCARTY Gent. by vertue of a Power of Attorney from WILLIAM BALL of LANCASTER County to him in that behalf made acknowledged this the said BALLs Deed unto JOSEPH BALL and GEORGE BALL of the County of NORTHUMBERLAND Gent. and it was admitted to Record; Also THOMAS THORN and JOHN DALTON came into Court and made oath that they see the aforesaid WILLIAM BALL signe seale & acknowledge this to be his act and deed
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur Examined p M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 218. Deed. 24 Feb. 1713/14. John Ambrose of Richmond Co., sells William Ball, 200 acres in Essex Co., being half of 400 acres from Major Burwell.
      Wit:
      Wm Stoakes signed John Ambrose his mark
      John Orphan Rec. 11 Maroh 1713/4
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      1718-1719 Richmond County, Virginia Deed Book 7; Part 3 [Antient Press]; Page 430-433
      LANCASTER. To all to whom these presents shall come, I JAMES BALL of Parish of SAINT MARYES WHITE CHAPPLE in ye County aforesd: for divers weighty & valluable consideration me thereunto especially moveing, have appointed my Trusty Friend,. Mr. DANIELL GAINES, of County of Richmond, Gent., to be my true and lawful! Attorny for me and in my name to acknowledge unto WILLIAM BALL, Gent., in ye Court for ye County of Richmond certain Indentures of Lease & Release bearing date the 31st of August and first day of September next following, hereby ratifying and confirming what my said Attorny shall lawfully do in ye premisses as if I my self was personally present. In Wittness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and affixed my Seal this 1st day of Septembr Anno Dom: 1719
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of
      G: ESKRIDGE, JAMES BALL
      WILLIAM BALL JUNR
      THOMAS sig: GRYMES
      At a Court held for Richmond County the Second day of September 1719
      This Power of Attorney from JAMES BALL to DANIELL GAINES was proved in open Court by the Oaths of GEORGE ESKRIDGE, WILLIAM BALL JUNR. and THOMAS GRYMES, witnesses thereto and admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, cl Cur
      LANCASTER. To all to whome these presents shall come, I MARY BALL, Wife of JAMES BALL, of County of LANCASTER, Gent., send Greeting; Know yee that I the said MARY BALL for divers consideracons me thereto moveing doe hereby make & ordain Mr. DANIELL GAINES of County of Richmond, Gent., to be my Attorney (for the purposes stated in the foregoing Power of Attorney) In Wittness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this first day of Septembr: Anno Dom: 1719
      Signed Sealed & Delivered in presence of
      WILLIAM HEALE, MARY the marke of BALL
      WILLIAM BALL JUNR.
      Att a Court held for Richmond County the Second day of Septemer 1719
      This Power of Attorney from MARY BALL to DANIELL GAINES wasp roved ved in open Court by the Oaths of WILLIAM BEALE and WILLIAM BALL JUNR., witnesses thereto, and admitted to Record Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
      LANCASTER. To all to whome these presents shall come, I WILLIAM BALL of County of LANCASTER send Greeting Know yee that I WM. BALL for divers consideracons to me thereunto moveing by these presents do appoint MARMADUKE BECKWITH, Gent., to be my lawfull Attorny for me and in my name to appear before the Court of the County of Richmond and then & there for me to take the acknowledgement of certain Deeds of Lease and Release from Mr. JAMES BALL to me dated the 31 day of August last and the first day of Septr: next following and the same Deeds to cause to be recorded, hereby ratifying & confirming what my said Atto: shall lawfully do in ye premisses as if I my self was personally present; In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale this first day of Septembr: Anno Dom: 1719
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in ye presence of
      G: ESKRIDGE, WILLIAM BALL
      WILLIAM BALL JUNR.
      Mt a Court held for Richmond County the Second day of September 1719
      This Power of Attorney from WILLIAM BALL to MARMADUKE BECKWITH was proved in open Court by the Oaths of GEORGE ESKRIDGE and WILLIAM BALL JUNR., witnesses thereto, and admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
      THIS INDENTURE made this 3lth day of August Anno Domini 1719 Between JAMES BALL of the Parish of ST. MARYS WHITE CHAPPELL in County of LANCASTER, Gent., of one part and WM: BALL of same Parish and County, allso Gentleman, of the other part; Witnesseth that JAMES BALL for sume of Five shillings current money to him in hand paid by WILLIAM BALL, by these presents doth bargain sell and to farm lett unto WILLIAM BALL all that tract of land scituate in County of Richmond and containing Two hundred acres of land be the same more or less which Capt. WILLIAM BALL, and Father of the aforesaid JAMES BALL and WILLIAM BALL, party to these presents, by his Last Will and Testament in Writing devised to the said JAMES BALL and his heirs; And the rents and profits thereof; To have and to hold the tract of land hereby sold unto WM: BALL and assigns during the term of one whole year paying the yearly rent of one Peper Corn at the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ only if demanded to the intent that by vertue of these presents and of the statute for transfering uses into possession sd: WILLIAM BALL may be in the actual! possession of the premisses and be enabled to accept a grant of the inheritance thereof; In Witness whereof the party aforesaid to these prsent Indentures have interchangeably set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year fist above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of
      G: ESKRIDGE, JAMES BALL
      WILLIAM BALL JUNR.,
      THOMAS sig: GRYMES
      Att a Court held for Richmond County the Second day of September 1719
      DANIEL GAINES by vertue of a Power of Attorney from JAMES BALL to him in that behalf made, acknowledged this the said JAMES BALL's Deed to WILLIAM BALL, Also DANIELL GAINES by vertue of a Power of Attorney from MARY BALL, the Wife of the sd. JAMES BALL, to him in that behalf made, relinqusihed her the sd: MARY's Right of Dower in the land conveyed in this Deed, which Deed being proved in open Court by the Oaths of GEORGE ESKRIDGE, WILLIAM BALL JUNR. and THOMAS GRYMES, witnesses thereto, is at the motion of MARMADUKE BECKWITH, Attorney of the above named WILLIAM BALL admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
      THIS INDENTURE made this first day of September in ye year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Nineteen Between JAMES BALL of Parrish of SAINT MARYES WHITE CHAPPEL in ye County of LANCASTER in Virginia, Gent., of one part and WILLIAM BALL of the same place, Gent , of other part; Wittnesseth that Whereas Capt. WILLIAM BALL deced., Father of the sd JAMES and WILLIAM BALL, by his Last Will and Testtnt. beareing date the 28th day of September Anno Dom: 1694, devised certain lands scituate in ye County of Richmond whereof the aforesd: Capt. WILLIAM BALL was then seized in these words, Viz. "I give unto my four Sons, viz: JAMES BALL, DAVID BALL, STRETCHLY BALL and SAMUELL BALL to them and their heirs for ever all and every part of my upper Dividend of Land being Sixteen hundred acres more or less lying sin Richmond County above Mr JAMES HARRISONs to be equally divided between them, ' as in and by the before recited Last Will and Testamt. duely proved and remaining among the Records of LANCASTER County Court may more fully appear; And forasmuch as Capt WILLIAM BALL deced., had Right to butt Eight hundred acres of the aforementioned Sixteen hundred acres of Land; NOW WITTNESS THESE PRESENTS that JAMES BALL for the sum of Fifty pounds Sterling to him in hand paid by WILLIAM BALL, by these presents doth bargain sell release and confirm unto WILLIAM BALL (in his actuall possession by vertue of a Bargain and Sale to him thereof made for one whole year and by force of the Statute for transferring uses into possession), all that tract of land scituate in County of Richmond in manner and form devised to him ye sd. JAMES BALL containeing by estimacon Two hundred acres of land be ye same more or less, And all estate right & demand of said JAMES BALL in the premisses; To have and to hold the tract of land & other the premisses unto WILLIAM BALL & his heirs discharged from all encumbrances whatsoever, the rents and services from henceforth growing due and payable to the Cheif Lord or Lords of the fee only excepted, In Witness whereof the partys aforesd. to these present Indentures have interchangeably set their hands and affixed their seals the day & year first above written 1719
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of
      G. ESKRIDGE JAMES BALL
      WILLIAM BALL JUNR.
      THOMAS sig. GRYMES
      Au a Court held for Richmond County the Second day of September 1719
      DANIELL GAINES by vertue of a Power of Attorney from JAMES BALL to him in that behalf made acknowledged this the said JAMES BALL's Deed of Release unto WILLIAM BALL, also the sd: DANIELL GAINS by virtue of a Power of Attorney from MARY BALL, the Wife of the said JAMES BALL, to him in that behalf made, relinquished her the said MARY's Right of Dower in the Land conveyed in this Deed, which Deed being proved in open Court by the Oaths of GEORGE ESKRIDGE, WILLIAM BALL JUNR. and THOMAS GRYMES, witnesses thereto, is at the motion of MARMADUKE BECEWITH, Attorney of the above named WILLIAM BALL, admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur

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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 301-304
      Indenture 29th/30th July 1734 between ROBERT JONES County of Prince William Gent. & CATESBY COCKE of County of Prince William Gent. .. by deeds of lease & release .. for One hundred eighty eight pounds Sixteen shillings sold 1470 acres in Parish of Brunswick King George County bounded .. line of RICHARD GILL to land sd Jones sold to JOHN WOODBRIDGE to Beckwick's land; corner to Colo: Carters Great tract; corner of Turberviles land; corner of HANCOCK LEES land; land of Colo: WILLIAM BALL ..
      Presence Clement Norman, Robert Jones
      Will: Woodford, Edw: Barradall,
      John Grant
      2nd August 1734 .. Deeds of lease & release together with receipt consideration money recorded .
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=148&last=&g_p=G3&co llection=NN Grant
      Title Ball, William, Capt.,
      Publication 9 December 1706.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Richmond County.
      Description: 1093 acres on Richland Run, adjoining Capt. Mountjoy. .
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 3, 1703-1710, p. 148 (Reel 288).

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