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

George Ball

Male 1683 - 1746  (63 years)


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  • Name George Ball 
    Born 1683  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Jun 1746  Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I032893  Tree1
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father William Ball,   b. 2 Jan 1640/41, London, 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) 
    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) 
    Married 20 Feb 1672/73  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Grace Haynie,   b. Abt 1687, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1751/52, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married Oct 1709  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Ball,   b. Abt 1703, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1764, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
     2. Sarah Ball,   b. Bef 1708, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1767, Brunswick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years)
     3. Harris Ball,   b. Aft 1712, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1740, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years)
     4. John Ball,   b. 1714, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1751, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     5. George Ball,   b. Bef 1716, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1770, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years)
     6. David Ball,   b. Bef 1718, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1780, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 62 years)
     7. Grace Ball,   b. 10 Feb 1717/18, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1761, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     8. Richard Ball,   b. Abt 1719, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1784, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
     9. Joseph Ball,   b. 11 Jul 1724, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1779, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F19490  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1713-1749 Wills-Admin Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): 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.
      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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      James Hughes 2006-10-01 12:50:15
      A Geanealogy of the Glassell Family , Page 66

      WILL OF CAPT. JOSEPH BALL, 1720.
      In the name of God Amen. I, JOSEPH BALL, of the County of Northumberland, being sick and weak of body, but of perfect mind and memory, praise be to Almighty God for the same, and calling to mind the uncertainty of this life, that it is but a blast, I do therefore make and ordain this to he my last Will and Testament in manner and form following. Imprimis, I give my soul to God that gave it to me, in full and certain hope of pardon and remission for all my sins, and through the merits of my dear and blessed Saviour Jesus Christ, and my body to be decently buried according to the discretion of my Executors hereinafter named: and as for what temporal estate it has pleased Almighty God of his great goodness to bestow upon me, I give and bequeath as follows: Item, I give to my two sons, Spencer and Richard Ball, all that tract of land that I now live on, being about 1500 acres, which was formerly settled on them by deed, but supposing that Spencer's part will take some of the land above the glade, my desire is that the glade shall be the division between them; and I do give my son, Spencer Ball, and his heirs forever, one negro man named Gie, in consideration that he make over to my son, Richard Ball, and his heirs male forever, lawfully begotten of his body, all his right, title and interest of the land aforesaid, lying above the glade, and for the want of such issue, to return again to my son Spencer, &c., and in case my son Spencer fail to perform the same as aforesaid, then I give the aforesaid negro to my son, Richard Ball, and his heirs forever. Item, I give to my daughter, Sarah Ball, my land in Richmond County, to her and her heirs forever, provided my loving wife give each of my two sons, viz: Joseph and William Ball, part of her land at Black Point, but in case my wife should not give my said sons part of her land, that then I give my land in Richmond Co. to my said two sons, Joseph and William Ball, and their heirs forever. I give my dear and loving wife all the negroes I had with her and one negro boy named Tom, and after her decease I give the said Tom to my son, Richard Ball, and his heirs forever. I give my dear wife my horse named Sprite. Item, I give my son, Richard Ball, one negro man named Cuffy, to him and his heirs forever. Item, I give to my three children, viz., Sarah, Joseph and William Ball, six negroes, viz., Harry, Jenny, Nan, Hannah, Winny and Billy, to them and their heirs forever, and my will is that each of my said children shall have their proportional share of the said negroes and their increase delivered to them, as they, my said children, shall come of age, or at the day of marriage. Item, I give my son Spencer my young black horse. Item, I give all the rest of my estate not heretofore given, unto my dear wife and five children, viz., Spencer, Richard, Sarah, Joseph and William Ball, to be equally divided among them. Item, my will is that my loving brothers, Richard and Geo. Ball, have the tuition of my children and the management of their estate; notwithstanding it is my desire that they do not take my children from their dear mother, upon any account than as they shall think reasonable for the better educating them, nor their estate without she marry again, and that her then husband should prove unkind to my children, and not take provident care of them and their estate, that then my desire is that my said brothers take upon them the whole care of my children and the management of their estate. Item, I do hereby nominate and appoint my dear and loving wife executrix of this my last Will and Testament, and I do revoke and make null and void all former Wills and Testaments by me made, and I do hereby ratify and confirm this to be my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof, I hereunto set my hand and seal this the 19th day of 8ber, 1720.

      JOSEPH BALL [L.] Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of David Ball, Jno. Jossy, Jno. Lacy. Die 9ber 15, 1721. Probated, North'd County, "to be the last Will and Testament of Capt. Joseph Ball, dec'd," &c. Teste Richard Lee, Cl'k Ct.
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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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      1706-1713 Order Book Part 2 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 824
      Northumberland County Court - June 18, 1713
      - the Last Will and Testament of JOHN HARRIS deceased was presented in Court by SARAH HAYNIE and GEORGE BALL his Executors who made oath thereto And being proved by the oaths of HANCOCK NICKLESS and JOSIAS DAMERON witnesses thereto is admitted to record and on the motion of the said SARAH HAYNIE and GEORGE BALL and the performing what is usual in such Cases Certificate is granted them for obtaining a probate thereof in due form.

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      1708-1711 Richmond Co VA 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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      1729-1737 Order Book Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 191
      Ball, Joseph, Nuncupative will probated 18 June 1735, by George Ball.
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      1737-1743 Administrations Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 297
      Burnet, Thomas, est. adm. by George Ball. 11 August 1742
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      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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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=161&last=&g_p=G5&co llection=NN Grant
      Title Ball, Joseph.
      Publication 27 February 1717/1778.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Surveys, 1-6, A-E, reels 312-320.
      Note Location: Richmond County.
      Grantee(s): Ball, Joseph and Ball, George.
      Description: 1085 acres between some of the head branches of Pepetick Creek and the head branches of Popes Creek.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 5, 1713-1719, p. 161 (Reel 289).
      Recorded survey available. Northern Neck Grants No.5 1713-1719. (reverse).

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