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

Margaret Ball

Female 1694 - Bef 1758  (< 64 years)


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  • Name Margaret Ball 
    Born 29 Sep 1694  Millenbeck, Lancaster Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 6 Nov 1758  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I032896  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 1 Rawleigh Downman,   b. 24 Apr 1680, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1718, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married Abt 1710  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Downman,   b. Abt 1710, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1765, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
     2. Rawleigh Downman,   b. Abt 1716, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1781, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F17204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rawleigh Chinn,   b. 23 May 1684, Morritico Creek, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1741/42, White Chapel Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married Abt 1719  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charles Chinn,   b. 18 Oct 1723, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1788, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Elijah Chinn,   b. 1725, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1771, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     3. Christopher Chinn,   b. 1725, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1770, Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F17897  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James Hughes 2006-05-21 18:58:52
      A Geanealogy of the Glassell Family , Page 73

      WILL OF MARGARET DOWNMAN.

      In the name of God amen I Margaret Downman of Northfarnham Parish in the County of Richmond Being sick and weak of Body but of sound and perfect memory Thanks to God for the same But knowing that all flesh is mortal Thought proper to Dispose of what worldly God hath blest me with in manner and form following.
      Item I give to my son Wllliam a gold Ring of a Guinea price the posie prepared Be to ffollow me M. D.
      Item I Give to my son Rawleigh one Gold Ring of the same price and posle.
      Item I Give to my son Charles a Gold Ring of the same price and posie. Item I Give to my son Christopher a Gold Ring of the same price and posie.
      Item I Give to my son Elijah one Gold Ring of the same price and posie.
      Item I Give to my son Christopher my Drawft stears and a feather Bed and furniture as it now standing in my Inward Chamber one Looking Glass seven Leather Chairs one Iron Spitt and a sett of Scures.
      Item I Give to my son Elijah one good Bed tick and a good Rugg.
      Item I Give to my Grandson Rawleigh Downman four pounds current money to be paid him by his father as Being Due to me.
      Item I Give to my Granddaughter Six Large silver spoons marked thus M D. Item my will is that all my stock of Cattle Except my stears Before mentioned may Be equally Divided Between my ffive sons Here above named.
      Item my will is that my son William pay to my son Rawleigh the half of the tobacco that I paid for him to Nathaniel mason the whole is four thousand five hundred. Item my will is that my negro man Sam Be for the use and Benefit of my younger sons (viz) Charles Christopher and Elijah, and their Heirs.
      Item my will is that all my Estate goods and Chattles after my son Christopher have some particular articles to make equal with what I had given his Brothers Charles and Elijah may be Equally Devided Between my three younger sons (viz) Charles Christopher and Elijah.
      Item my will is that my estate may not be appraised.
      Item I Do Nominate and appoint my son Chrsitopher whole and sole Executor of this my Last will and testament Disanulling all former wills By me made Ratifying and Confirming this to be the Last. In testimony whereof I have hereunto put my hand and fix'd my seal this 13th Day of September 1758.

      MARGARET DOWNMAN [L] Sign'd and seal'd in presence of Charles Dodson, Thomas Howard, Thomas Dale, D. Newgent.

      Children (DOWNMAN):

      71. i. WILLIAM, b. 1717; m. June 12, 1747, Ellen (Ball) Chichester (L.), (BALL

      29); had Rawleigh, b. cir. 1748-9.

      72. ii. RAWLEIGH, b. 1719-20; d. Mar. 18, 1781; m. Oct. 23, 1750, Frances Ball (85).

      73. iii. CHARLES.

      74. iv. CHRISTOPHER.

      75. v. ELISHA.

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