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

Sarah Young

Female Abt 1675 - 1742  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name Sarah Young 
    Born Abt 1675  South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Sep 1742  Lancaster County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I31202  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 

    Father William Young,   b. Bef 1645, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1698, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Young,   b. Bef 1654,   d. Between 1687 and 1698, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years) 
    Relationship Stepchild 
    Married Bef 1670  South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Richard Ball,   b. 12 Aug 1675, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1727, Lancaster County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1703  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Ball,   b. 1705, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1783, Lancaster County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     2. Sarah Ball,   b. Abt 1709, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 6 Aug 1742, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)  [natural]
     3. Hannah Ball,   b. Abt 1711, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Aug 1742, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)  [natural]
     4. Easter Ball,   b. Abt 1712, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F19395  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Spencer Mottrom,   b. 1670, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1700, 'Blackpoint' Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married Bef 1691  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1697 in Essex County, VA, Book D9, pg 140
    Children 
     1. Mary Mottrom,   b. Abt 1691, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1725, 'Coan' St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)  [natural]
     2. Spencer Mottrom,   b. Abt 1692, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1705, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 12 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F20425  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 William Howson,   b. Abt 1672, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1701, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years) 
    Married Abt 1699  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Howson,   b. Abt 1701, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1720, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 19 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F20426  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      BALL, Sarah. Will. 6 Aug. 1742. Rec. 10 Sept. 1742.
      Legatees: Daus. Easter Glascock, Margaret Ball, John Selden, Gr. son Wm. Montague, Gr. dau. Frances Lawry. Extr. Wm. Glasscock. Mention is made of a marriage betw. her gr. son Richard Selden and the dau. of James Ball. Wits. Margaret Williamson, Eliz. McTire and Wm. Ball. W.B. 13, p. 301.
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      BALL, Sarah. Inventory & Appraisement. Rec. 9 Otober 1742. Returned by Wm. Glasscock, Extr. W.B. 13, p. 290.
      Division of Negroes held by Sarah Ball as dower of estate of her husband Richard Ball, decd. recorded 12 Nov. 1742.
      Divided between Mrs. Margaret Ball, Mr. Wm. Glasscock, Mr. Richard Selden and Mr. William Montague. W.B. 13, p. 294.
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      BALL, Richard, of Par. St. Mary's White Chapel, May 1726. Rec. 8 Feb. 1726.
      Wife Sarah; daus. Sarah Selden, my plantation whereon I now live; Margaret Ball, wife of Wm. Ball Jr., plantation at mouth of Corotoman River; Hannah and Ester Ball. W.B. 10, p. 510.
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      1697-1699 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 139-140
      IN THE NAME OF GOD Amen, I WILLIAM YOUNG of South Farnham Parish in the County of Essex bequeathing my body to be decently buried (by mine Exr. or Exrs. hereafter specified) and my Soul to God that gave it in sure & certain hope of a resurrection to eternall life through Jesus Christ our Lord & Saviour do make constitute ordaine & declare this my last Will & Testa,mt., & none other, I being of a capable minde & disposeing memory blessed be God. And now for the settling of my temporal Estate & such goods chattells & debts (as it hath pleased God) far above my merits to bestow upon me, I do order give & dispose ye same in manner & form as followeth.
      Imprs: I give & bequeath unto my Daughter, CATHERINE YOUNG, the full & just sum of Fivetie pounds Sterling to be paid about Twelve months after ye sd CATHARINEs Marriage;
      Item I give & bequeath unto my Daughter, ELIZABETH YOUNG, ye full sum of One hundred pounds Sterling to be paid at two equall payments thus fivetie pounds at the expiracon of ye first year after she is marryed & fivetie pounds after ye expiracon of ye next year after the sd. Marriage;
      Item. I give and bequeath unto these five (my Daughters) ANN COVINGTON, SARAH MOTTRAM, MARY CONTANCEAN & CATHARINE YOUNG all that money & goods of mine that lies in England or elsewhere out of Virginia to be equally divided betwixt ye sd Daughters, & likewise Twenty four thousand pounds of sweetscented tobacco & caske to be equally divided betwixt them and paid by my Sonne, WILLIAM YOUNG, at Eighty thousand per annum and that ye whole payment be ended or compleated within three yeares: And furthermore tis my desire that my four sd. Daughters (out of ye production of ye monies & tobaccoes aforemenconed) do contribute buy & deliver unto MARY, the Wife of RICHARD CARTER, a Negro either man or woman according to her own election & acceptacon and this is to be paid & compleated within three years after my decease
      Item I give and bequeath all ye rest of my estate both personal! and real moveable & immoveable unto my said Sonne, WILLIAM, and his heirs forever, he paying & dischargeing ye afore specified Legacies
      Item. I constitute or appoint my sd, Sonne, WILLIAM, one of my Exrs, as also RICHD, COVINGTON, SPENCER MO1TRAM & PETER CONTANCEAU, to be Ws, with my sd. Sonne to see this my Will p:formed & kept till he shall arrive to ye age of Twenty one years & thus acknowledging this to be my last Will & Testament; In Testimony hereof I have hereunto set my hand & subfiied my settle this thirtieth day of November Anno Salutis one thousand six hundred ninety & seven
      Signed & sealed in ye pr:sence of us
      ROBERT LUMPKIN, WILL: YOUNG
      JOHN BALL,
      RICH: _ COLLECT
      Prov'd in Essex County Court by ye oathes of JNO: BALL & ROBT. LUMPKIN ye 10th day of Janry: 1697
      Will also mentions that daughters are to buy a Negro slave for Mary, wife of Richard Carter.
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      Coutance (Coutanceau, Coutanciau), John, Northumberland
      Co., Va.17th Dec., 1718; 21st Jan., 1718.
      To uncle William Young, aunt Sarah Ball, cousin Dorcas Walters, cousins John Young and Joseph Ball, Jr., uncle Richard Ball, cousins Katherine and Elizabeth Walters, Mary Ball, Elizabeth Hack, Sarah dau. of Richard Ball, Margaret Ball and Mr. David Ball, personalty.
      To John Young, Joseph Ball, Jr., and Doroes Walters, residue of estate.
      Ex.: Cousin Joseph Ball.
      Test: Charles Burges, David Ball, Patrick Bailey.
      17 Dec., 1718. Assignment of certain personalty to Capt. Richard Ball afsd. for use of testator's bro. Peter and hrs., sd. personalty to be delivered to sd.
      bro. when he shall come to age.
      Test: Charles Burges, aged 36, David Ball, aged 46.
      Additional testimony of Mrs. Sarah Ball, aged 57, wife of Capt. Richard Ball, shows that testator was under legal age at date of this assignment. 21. 692.

      St. Mary's County Will Abstracts, 1638-1800
      http://userpages.umbc.edu/~pdavis2/Participants/dawsonm/genealogy/wills/wi lls_c.htm
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      1699-1706 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Hamrick]; Page 150
      Northumberland County Court 21th of Febr'y Anno 1700/1
      WINIFRED HUGHLETT Adm'x of THOMAS FERNE dec'ed ag't SARAH HOWSON Exec'x of Capt. W'M HOWSON Cont'd.
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      1699-1706 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Hamrick]; Page 243
      Northumberland County Court - 18th day of March Anno Dom. 1702/3
      Maj. RODHAM KENNER, Capt. PETER HACK & M'r PETER CANTANCEAU Exec's of Capt. SPENCER MOTTROM dec'ed ag't Capt. RICHARD BALL and SARAH his wife late SARAH HOWSON Exec'x of Capt. W'M HOWSON dec'ed Continued till next Court.

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