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

George Ball

Male Bef 1716 - 1770  (> 54 years)


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  • Name George Ball 
    Born Bef 1716  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Oct 1770  Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I73535  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2021 

    Father George Ball,   b. 1683, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1746, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Grace Haynie,   b. Abt 1687, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1752, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Oct 1709  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17149  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Taylor,   b. Abt 1716, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1782, Northumberland County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1736  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • June 14, 1736, George Ball and Anna, daughter of Eliz. Taylor
    Children 
     1. Martha Ball,   b. Aft 1738, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1777, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years)  [natural]
     2. Sarah Ball,   b. Aft 1738, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. David 'Jr' Ball,   b. 1735, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1811, Bay View, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     4. Thomas Ball,   b. Bef 1736, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between May 1814 and Feb 1816, Amelia County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 78 years)  [natural]
     5. Mary Ball,   b. Aft 1737,   d. Aft 1782, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F37785  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1770-1772 Record Book #8; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 73
      Ball, George
      W. W. 29 June 1770---W. P. 8 October 1770
      Wife Anne-use of the plantation I now live on during her natural life in lieu of her right of dower, and the use of my part of a water mill that I now have with my brother David Ball, and the use of negroes Peter, Will, Jean, Harry,and Dick, during her natural life and after her death:-
      Negroes Peter and Will, to be equally divided between my two daughters Sarah, and Martha Ball.
      Negro Jean and her increase, to daughter Sarah Ball,
      Negro Harry, to my son David Ball, and Dick, I give to my son David Ball Jun.
      Wife Anne-my chair, harness, and chair horses.
      Son David-land I now live on after death of my wife with my part of the mill after my wifes death, negro woman Judie and her increase, my sword and pistols and the personal estate he already has,and three negroes Dick, Harry, and Cate.
      If my brother David dies without issue of his body, then my son David will have an estate which is intailed on me, and then I give the three negroes Dick, Harry, and Cate, to be equally divided between my two daughters Sarah and Martha Ball. If my son David should refuse to deliver the three negroes to my two daughters in case my brother David should die without issue of his body, the land given my son David to be sold and the money equally divided between my two daughters Sarah, and Martha Ball, and their heirs.
      Son Thomas Ball-has all the estate I intended to give him, by a deed of gift.
      Daughter Mary Taylor-six negroes Young Sorofie, Robin, Phillis, Spencer, Sam, and George.
      Daughter Sarah Ball-negro boy Charles, negro woman Jean, after the death of her mother, and the chest of drawers called hers. Daughter Martha Ball-negro girl Betty.
      My father George Ball dec' d, by his last will gave me five negroes after the death of my mother Grace Ball, and directed how I should give the negroes after death of my mother.
      I gave to my brother Joseph Ball-Roben.
      I gave to my brother Rich'd Ball-Mime.
      I gave to my sister Harris Downman-Dinah.
      I gave to my sister Grace Downman-in her life time, young Sorefee and thento my daughter Mary Taylor. Sharick the son of Dinah that was born in the lifetime of my mother Grace Ball dec Igave to my brother David Ball.
      Daughter Mary Taylor-one good bed and furniture and ten pounds current money.
      Rest of my negroes to my two daughters Sarah, and Martha Ball, to be equally divided between them.
      Wife Ann Ball, and two daughters Sarah, and Martha Ball-all my personal estate not before given to be equally divided between them.
      Wife Ann Ball and son David Ball, executors.
      Witness: Samuel Dameron, Joseph Moore, and Hannah Ball
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      MILLER, Martha, widow "being old." 22 Apr. 1774. Rec. 21 Mar. 1776.
      Nephew: John Taylor, son of my Brother Thomas Taylor. Cousin: Martha Ball, dau of Capt. Geo. Ball, Frankie Carter, dau of Dale Carter. Nephew: Thomas Ball. Sarah Ball, dau of Capt. Geo. Ball, Elizabeth Portes Ball, dau of my nephew Thomas Ball. Sister: Anna Ball. Nephew: David Ball. Cousins: Sarah Ball & Martha Taylor. Overseer: Benj. Willis. "To old Jenny her bed" and 1 cow. "To my nephew John Taylor my blind Boy Adam and the Care of old Patrick as a Freeman." Nephew: David Ball, Jr. Exors: David Ball, Jr. & John Taylor. Wits: Joseph Williams, Margaret Ball, Sarah Jones. W.B. 20, p. 94.
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {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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      1729-1737 Order Book Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 211
      Gaines, John, will probated 17 March 1735/6, by George Ball Junr. and William Garlington the executors.
      === witness
      1743-1749 Record Book Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 17a
      Ingram, Samuel
      W. W. 4 July 1738---W. P. 13 March 1743/4
      Friend George Ball- all my personal estate, and he to be my executor.
      Witness: George Ball jr. and David Ball.
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      1713-1749 Northumberland County, Virginia Wills and Administrations: Page 144a
      Ball, George
      W. W. 14 April 1746---W. P. 9 June 1746
      My mother-in-law Sarah Waddy-the land that she now lives on and one half of my tract of land I now live on, during her natural life.
      Wife Grace Ball-one half of the tract of land I now live on
      during her natural life, and if my wife should outlive her mother, she to have the other half during her natural life in lieu of her dower of my lands elsewhere.
      Son John Ball-use of all the other tracts of land except one hundred acres adjoining along "Waddy's Creek", which I give to my son David Ball after the death of his grandmother and mother, during my son David's natural life.
      if my son John Ball's wife Margaret should depart this life before my son John, and my son John Ball should marry again and have issue of his body by his then wife, that the said issue have the said land, and if he should not have issue my son George Ball to have the land I live on, and he to make over to my son David Ball his land.
      Son John Ball-the use of that part of my land in St. Stephen's Parish that I bought of my mother-in-law Sarah Waddy, bounded northerly and easterly upon Colo. Mottrom and Dodson, southerly and westerly upon a new line of marked trees as per deed acknowledged to me in the General Court, during his natural life to him and his issue and if none to my son David Ball and his heirs.
      Son George Ball-the four parcels I purchased of Jno. Bledsoe, John Nichles, Thos. Dameron, and William Bently. Also two hundred acres of land in King George County, the southermost part adjoining to the land of Scott's, with the plantation not to include above a third part of ye choice level land next adjoining to the land of William Harding.
      son Richard Ball-two hundred acres of land, most north eastermost corner in King George County, including one third part of the choice level land lying next adjoining to the land of William Harding, to him and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten,and for want of such heirs to my son George Ball. Also one hundred and fifty acres of land in St. Stephen's Parish in Northumberland County, to him and the heirs of his body, and for want of such issue to my son David Ball.
      Son Joseph Ball-all the remainder part of my land in King George County to him and his heirs, and for want of such heirs to my son Richard Ball and the heirs of his body, and for want of such heirs to my son George Ball and his heirs.
      Son Joseph Ball-my water mill lying in St. Stephen's Parish, after the widowhood of his mother.
      My son Joseph Ball-at all times to grind free all my son John Ball's corn during his natural life, that is for the use of his farm. If my son Joseph Ball dies without lawful' issue the mill to go to my son David Ball, except one third part to my son John Ball during his natural life and then to the heirs of his body by a second wife, and if no such issue to my son David Ball and his heirs.
      Wife Grace Ball-negro Tom to her and her heirs; and the use of five negroes vizt; Robin, Dick, Dinah, Mime, and young Sorofee,
      and their increase during her natural life, and then they to go to my son George Ball.
      Two sons John, and George Ball-my copper still and worm.
      Son George Ball-my water mill in Wicco. Parish after the widowhood of his mother and he to grind my son John Ball's corn in Wicco. Parish for his family during John's natural life.
      Son David Ball-all my law books, my watch, and chair and harness, and no more of my personal estate. It is not for any disrespect to my son, but my deceased brother David Ball has given him a considerable estate.
      Daughter Sarah Dameron-negro woman named Arrobell and her daughter Franky and their increase, also the personal estate that is in her possession.
      Thirty pounds current money to be raised out of my estate-to buy land for my grandson George Dameron.
      Daughter Harris Ball-seven negrces vizt: Sorofee, Rose, Beety, Letty, Barbara, Betty, and Sinah and their future increase.
      Daughter Grace Burn-five negroes vizt: Jone, Sue, Abraham,Tibitha, and Jesse, and their future increase.
      At a court held 1st April 1748 .. Deeds of lease & release together with Receipt for consideration money recorded.
      Son John Ball-the use of six negroes vizt: Sam, Phillis, Ben, Humphry, young Rose, and young Torn, during his natural life and then to the heirs of his body, lawfully begotten by a second wife, and for want of such issue to be equally divided between my four sons George, David, Richard, and Joseph Ball,
      Son George Ball-four negroes vizt: Will, Betty, Peter, and George.
      Also my writing desk, new saddle and bridle, pistols and holsters, pettycoat, the }owson(housing)that is silver laced, and the use of the personal estate he has already received.
      Son Richard Ball-three negroes vizt: Crowner, Judey, and Moll, one feather bed, bolster, bedstead, rugg and blanket, and the rest of the personal estate he has already received.
      Money to be raised out of my estate-to pay for the building and furnishing of my son Richard Ball's house.
      Son Joseph Ball-two negroes vizt: Jaety and Laney, the large table and looking glass in the hall, after the death of his mother. Money to be raised out of my estate-to pay for the building and furnishing of my son Joseph Ball's house, and also money for my son Joseph Ball to complete his paying for the land that he bought of his cousin Jesse Ball.
      Son John Ball-after the death of his mother, my desk and bookcase that stands in the hall, the oval table in the chamber, and the rest of the personal estate he has already received.
      Daughter Harris Ball-a good bed and furniture, four. dutch chairs, two pewter. dishes and six plates, and the horse and bridle called hers.
      Rest of my personal estate not already given-to be equally divided between my wife and son Joseph Ball.
      Daughter Harris Ball-the use of my house called a necessary, during her maiden life. Also sufficient ground on the plantation I now live on for her slave to work, and house room for corn and tobacco. Estate not to be appraised.
      Wife Grace Ball, and my son George Ball, executors.
      Witness: John Ball, David Ball, and Richard Ball.
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      1743-1752 King George County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [Antient Press]; Page 242-245
      Indenture made 25th/26th March 1748 between GEORGE BALL & ANN his Wife of County Northumberland & THOMAS VIVION of County King George .. by deeds of lease & release .. for sum Two hundred pounds current money of Virginia sold 200 acres .. beginning at Red oak in line of Scott .. north .. line of Ball's land .. West near the Main Road ..
      Presence Harry Turner, George Ball
      Will: Jett, Henry Drake, Ann Ball
      Thomas Pratt, Law: Butler,
      Thos. Jett, Danl. Payne
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      1753-1765 King George County, Virginia Deed Book 4; [Antient Press]; Page 201-205
      George the second .. to SAMUEL BLACKWELL & GEORGE BALL Gent. ..
      Whereas Joseph Ball by certain deeds of lease and release bearing dates 25th & 26th days of July 1755 hath conveyed to THOMAS JETT 200 acres of land .. Whereas HANNAH BALL cannot conveniently travel to King George Court .. receive her acknowledgment .. whether she be willing the same shall be recorded in King George Court .. 2nd December in xxixth year of our Reign. Rob. Armistead.
      Certified 9th December 1755 by SAMUEL BLACKWELL, GEORGE BALL.

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