Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties
Sarah BallAft 1703 - Aft 1724 (> 21 years)
Name Sarah Ball Birth Aft 1703 Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Gender Female Death Aft 1724 Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Person ID I86073 Tree1 Last Modified 24 Mar 2023
Father Robert Ball, b. Bef 1684, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia d. 27 Nov 1723, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - probate (Age > 39 years) Relationship natural Mother Sarah MNU Ball d. Aft 1724, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Relationship natural Marriage Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Family ID F31101 Group Sheet | Family Chart
1723-1726 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds & Will Book 8, Part 1 [Antient Press]; Page 5
IN THE NAME OF GOD Amen I ROBERT BALL of Cople Parish in Westmoreland County in the Colony of Virginia being desirous to settle my affaires in order before I leace this world. & finding myself to draw near my expected time being sick and weak of body but of sound & perfect mind & memory praised be God for it, do make this my last Will & Testament utterly revokeing makeing void & of none effect all other Wills by me formerly made, ratifieing & confirming this & no other to he my last Will & Testament in manner & form following, First of all, having thro the meritts & mediation of every blessed Redeemer made my peace with God, I recommend my Soul into the hands of its wise Creator and comitt my body to the ground to be decently buried and as touching such worldly Estate as it hath pleased the Lord to bestow upon me. I bequeath & dispose of as followeth
Imprs, My Will & desire is that all & singular my just debts be paid & satisfied by my Exrs hereafter named
Item, I give & bequeath unto my Son, ROBERT BALL, all my Land & Dwelling House in YEOCOMOCO NECK to him & his heires & assignes for ever, but in case he dies before he comes of age, to my Son, GEORGE BALL, to him and his heires for ever
Item, I give and bequeath unto my Son. GEORGE BALL, two thousand pounds of tc,haccc. to bc p.aidout of my- Estate when ne comes at age by my Executor.
Item, I give and bequeath unto my Son, EMANUEL BALL, one feather bed & furniture, Item. I give and bequeath unto my Son, GERRARD BALL, one two year old Heifer
Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter. SARAH BALL. one feather bod & furniture. All the rest of my movable Estate, I give & bequeath unto my dear and loving Wife and my two Children. DANIEL & BENONI BALL and the Child she is bigg with if born alive to be equally divided amongst them.
hem I give and bequeath unto RALPH ELSTON my new Kersey Coat & Breeches
And Lastly. I nominate & appoint my Brother. GERRARD BALL in MARYLAND, my full sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament. whom I desire to take the charge & care of my three Sons, ROBERT, GEORGE and EMANUEL & bring them up till they arrive to the age of eighteen years. In case my Brother refuses to take them, my desire is that they may be bound to some trade by an Order of Court. My will & desire is that my Plantacon be not worked with more than two or three labouring hands. In Wittness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seal this Twenty Ninth day of May Anno Dmi. 1723
Signed Seal'd & declared in the presence of
JOHN CRUTCHER ROBERT BALL
RALPH ELSTON. SAMUEL EARLE JUNR,
Westmoreland ss, At a Court held for the said County the 27th day of November 1723 This last Will & Testament of ROBERT BALL was presented in Court by GERRARD BALL.. his Executor. and being proved by the Oaths of the wittnesses thereto is admitted to Record. And the Probate or the Administracon &c. referrId to a further consultation thereon to be had by the Court
Test THO: SORRELL, Cl
Recordat nono die Xbris, 1723.