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

Mottrom Ball

Male 1767 - 1842  (75 years)


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  • Name Mottrom Ball 
    Born 1767  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Aug 1842  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I38097  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2022 

    Father Spencer Mottrom Ball,   b. 9 Sep 1736, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1787, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Catesby 'Bettie' Waring,   b. Abt 1745, Goldsborough, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1795, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1762  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24068  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Corbin Turberville,   b. 4 Nov 1778, Hickory HIll, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1865, Hayden, Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1800  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Spencer Mottrom Ball,   b. 24 Feb 1801, 'Millenbeck' Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1859, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F24067  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1770-1793 Wills-Admin Northumberland Co Va (Lewis & Booker)
      Page 306
      Ball, Spencer Mottrom, of St. Stephen's Parish
      W. W. 16 September 1786---W. P. 8 January 1787
      Two sons Spencer Ball, and Mottrom Ball-my tract of land below the hill known by the name of "Coan," to be equally divided between them, and son Spencer, to have his choice of the lots when laid. Two sons William Ball, and Henry Ball-the upper lands known as "New Spain," or "Peticats Neck," to be equally divided between them, and son William, to have his choice of the lots when divided. If either of my two sons Spencer, or Mottrom, should die without heir, their part of the land to go to the survivor, and if both should die without heir lawfully begotten by marriage, then the lands to be equally divided between my two sons Wm., and Henry, and their heirs lawfully begotten, and for want of such heirs, the lands to be equally divided among my daughters that shall be living at that time.
      If either of my two sons Wm., or Henry, should die without heirs, then the land to go to the survivor, and if both should die without heir the land to return to my sons Spencer, and Mottrom,and their heirs, and in case all my sons should die without heirs lawfully begotten, the lands to be equally divided between my daughters and their lawfully begotten heirs of their bodies.All my negroes and stock of all kinds, shall be equally divided between all my sons and daughters that shall be living at the division of my estate.
      The negroes given Joseph Conway with his wife, shall be appraised in my estate, and he to have his part with my other children. Wife-my chariot and horses to her and her heirs.
      Whole estate to be kept together 'till my son William, shall come to the age of twenty one years, for the advantage of education of my younger children and their maintanance.
      Son Mottrom shall be furnished with money for his education in Glascow for three years, if he chooses to stay that time, but no longer, and the sum not to exceed one hundred pounds sterling. Sons Spencer, and Mottrom, shall give my son Henry, a liberal education out of their estates, and he to be brought up to a profession, whatever he should incline to follow, with the advice of his brothers.
      My four sons-to have my mill.
      Son William-my house at North'd Court House.
      My unmarried daughter's negroes, shall work on my sons Spencer and Mottrom's land until they come of age or marriage.
      The Stud horse to be sold, and the mares and colts that are not wanted on the plantation.
      Son Spencer Ball, Joseph Conway, and friend Hudson Muse, executors. No witness.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

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      Church Presbyterian Church bequeathed 4 acres by Elizabeth Lee Jones for use as a church, minister or congregation in perpetual succession
      Death Lucius Jones died intestate & without issue
      Death William Beale died of age, without having been married & without issue
      Deed Catesby Ap. Henry Ball to Zedekiah Kidwell - Fairfax Co. - 1825
      Deed Thomas Ap. C. Jones to Daniel Bussard (aka Daniel Buzzard) - Fairfax Co. - 1820
      Deed Thomas Ap. C. Jones to Lucius Jones - Fairfax Co. - 1823
      Deed Philip De Catesby Jones & Anne J. Jones, his wife to Thomas Ap. Catesby Jones - Fairfax Co. - 1819
      Deed Robert Beale Jr. to Thomas Nelson - Fairfax Co. - 1825
      Deed Thomas Ap. C. Jones to John Hill Carter - Fairfax Co. - 1821
      Defendant Robert Beale; Martha F. Beale; Robert Beale (infant); John T. Beale (infant); Felicia Beale (infant); Mottrom Ball; Martha Ball; Robert Jones; Philip De Catesby Jones; Martha Gordon; Mottrom Ball (trustee); Catesby Ap. Henry Ball (aka Henry Ap. Catesby Ball) (infant); Lettice Ball (infant); William Beale (infant); Robert Beale (infant); Anne T. Beale (infant); Martha F. Beale (infant); Elizabeth T.C. Beale (infant); Emily M. Beale (infant); Richard Beale (infant); Mary M. Beale (infant); Roger Gordon; Roger Jones (exor.); Thomas Ap. Jones (exor.); Walter Jones (exor.); Eliza L. Jones (decd.); Fleet Smith; Clements Smith; Ellison Currie; Elizabeth Currie; Walter Jones; Frederick Jones; Maria Jones; Anne C. Peck
      Deponent / Affiant George W. Hunter
      Estate division of Troilus L. Turberville estate land in Fairfax Co. - land devised him by his father John Turberville
      Family Robert Beale (infant), John T. Beale (infant) & Felicia Beale (infant), children of Reuben Beale & Betty T. Beale (aka Eliza T. Beale)
      Family Troilus L. Turberville & Charles L.C. Turberville, sons of John Turberville
      Family Catesby Ap. Henry Ball & Lettice Ball, children of Henry W. Ball & Sally Ball
      Family Walter Jones, Frederick Jones & Maria Jones, siblings of Lucius Jones
      Family Lucius Jones, cousin of Elizabeth Lee Jones
      Family Mrs. Elizabeth Orr, cousin of Elizabeth Lee Jones
      Family Anne Turberville, wife of John Turberville
      Family William Beale, Robert Beale, Anne T. Beale, Martha F. Beale, Elizabeth T.C. Beale, Emily M. Beale, Richard Beale, & Mary M. Beale, children of Robert Beale & Martha F. Beale
      Family Spencer M. Ball, son of Mottrom Ball
      Family William R. Jones & Catesby Ap. R. Jones, sons of Roger Jones
      Family Lettice C. Ball, niece of Elizabeth Lee Jones
      Family Elizabeth Lee Jones, Sally Skelton Ball, Martha Turbreville, Thomas Ap. Catesby Jones, Philip De Catesby Jones, Eusibius Jones & Roger Jones, children of Lettice Corbin Jones
      Family Mrs. Martha C. Ball, aunt of Elizabeth Lee Jones
      Family Walter Frederick Jones, son of Meriwether Jones
      Family Usebius Jones (aka Eusebius Jones), grandson of John Turberville
      Locality Fairfax Co.; Richmond Co.; Lancaster Co.; Northumberland Co.; Shenandoah Co.; Westmoreland Co.; Jefferson Co.; Loudoun Co.; Madison Co.; DC
      Marble FNU Dandridge -mr- Maria Jones
      Marriage Reuben Beale -mr- Eliza Turberville, daughter of George L. Turberville
      Marriage Ellison Currie -mr- Elizabeth Jones, sister of Lucius Jones
      Marriage FNU Peck -mr- Anne C. Jones, sister of Lucius Jones
      Marriage Mottrom Ball -mr- Martha C. Turberville, daughter of John Turberville
      Marriage FNU Jones -mr- Sally Ball
      Marriage FNU Jones -mr- Lettice Turberville, daughter of John Turberville
      Plaintiff John Middleton; Zachariah U. Crittenden (admr.); Philemon Woodward (admr.); Elliott Muse (decd.); William Gordon (decd.); Edward Coles (sheriff - admr.); James Smith (decd.); James M. Smith (exor.); Izatus Anderson; John H. Pleasants and Co.; Joseph Ball (admr.); George Smither (decd.)
      Slave Moses - property of William Gordon
      Slave Abraham; Jacob - property of Troilus L. Turberville
      Slave Edmond (blacksmith); Nancy & son Davy; Harriet; Arianna; Maria; Bellinda; Mima; Kitty; Letty; Amey - property of Elizabeth Lee Jones
      Society Bushrod Washington, Francis S. Key, Walter Jones, Revd. S.B. Balch; Revd. P.B. Brown; Revd. W. Wilmer; Revd. James Lawrie; Revd. W. Hawley; Revd. Henry Foxall; Dr. W. Thornton; Thomas Daugherty; Henry Ashton; Elias B. Caldwell; John Underwood; Richard Smith - president & board of managers of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Color of the United States - 1822
      Tract Little Falls, property of Troilus L. Turberville
      Will Elizabeth Lee Jones - Fairfax Co. - 1822 / 1823
      Will Lettice Corbin Jones - Northumberland Co. - 1825
      Administrative Information
      Record title Middleton vs Beale
      Year recorded 1831
      Collection CR-SC-H
      Record ID 192-1
      End Notes
      Preserved by City of Fredericksburg
      Processed by Margaret Anne Crickman
      Extracted by Barry L. McGhee
      Extracted on 9/10/2003
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      1794-1799 Record Book #15; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 223
      Ball, Ann, of St. Stephen's Parish, now residing in Lancaster County.
      W. W. 30 April 1795---W. P. 14 December 1795
      Mother Elizabeth Ball-my negro man Sam, now in her possession.
      Sisters Elizabeth Ball, and Judith Ball-all my property not hereafter devised.
      Brother Mottrom Ball-my negro man Ned.
      Brother William Ball-to have the money or tobacco due for the hire of my negroes now in his possession, and to care for the discharge of all my debts.
      Sister Elizabeth Ball-my negro woman Winney, and her child Fanny.
      Sister Judith Ball- my negro woman Esther, and my negro children Pleasent, Delphy, and. Angella, but should my sister Judith die without heirs, the negroes given her to be equally divided between my brother Henry Ball, and sister Elizabeth Ball.
      Brother Henry Ball-my negro boy Cupid.
      Neice Lucy Elizabeth Ball-at the death of my mother, my negro woman Mary and her youngest child, but if she should die before the age of discretion or before my mother, the said Mary and child to go to my brother Henry Ball,
      Mother Elizabeth Ball-to keep all my negroes now in her possession during her natural life, and then to be equally divided between my sisters Elizabeth, and Judith Ball.
      Brothers Mottrom, and William Ball, executors.
      Witness: Mottrom Ball, and William Ball.

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