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

Sarah Harris

Female Abt 1672 - 1749  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name Sarah Harris 
    Born Abt 1672  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Jul 1749  Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I032902  Tree1
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father John Harris,   b. 1633, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1713, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Grace MNU Pearce,   b. Bef 1639, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1669, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years) 
    Married 19 Jun 1672  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19498  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anthony Haynie,   b. Abt 1651, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1710, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married Abt 1688  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. 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)
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F19495  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Francis Waddy,   b. Bef 1680, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1735, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years) 
    Married Abt 1711  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F19497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1747-1749 Record Book Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 336
      Waddy, Sarah
      W. W. 10 May 1746---Codicil 23 August 1746---W. P. 10 July 1749
      Grandson John Ball-use of negro man George during his natural life, and after his death negro George to go to my four grandsons vizt: George, David, Richard, and Joseph Ball.
      Grandson Joseph Ball-negro woman Nan.
      Grandson Thomas Ball(the son of my grandson George Ball)-negro girl Moll, Grandaughter Sarah Dameron-use of negro girl Betty during her natural life, and after her death to my grandaughter Grace Dameron. Also my bed, bolster, bedstead, and furniture belonging to said bed.
      Daughter Grace Ball-the use of negro woman Hannah during her natural life, and after her death to my four grandsons vizt: George, David, Richard, and Joseph Ball.
      Grandaughter Sarah Dameron-four hundred pounds of tobacco a year for ten years (if it should please God she should live so long),to be paid by my daughter Grace Ball. Also my iron bound chest, my large bible, and common prayer book.
      Daughter Grace Ball-all my negroes not given.
      Five grandsons John, George, David, Richard, and Joseph Ball- the rest" of my estate, to be divided equally between them.
      Grandson George Ball, executor,
      Witness: David Ball
      CODICIL: Grandson. John Ball-my new safe, great table,great trunk, and my case of draws.
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      1706-1713 Order Book Part 2 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 664
      Northumberland County Court - 21st day of June 1710
      Probate of the Last Will and Testament of ANTHONY HAYNIE is granted to SARAH HAYNIE and GRASE BALL Executrixes therein named the said Will being proved by the Oaths of RICHARD BALL and HANCOCK NICHOLLS Witnesses thereto and is Recorded.
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      Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book 17, 1706-1720, re-recorded records, p. 107.
      I give unto my loving wife Sarah Haynie, the daughter of my father-in-law John Harris, the hundred acres of land the sd. Harris gave unto me by deed of sale &c., to her and the heirs of her body &c. . . . Unto my wife Sarah Haynie and my daughter Grace Ball and their heirs &c. all the land or lands belonging unto me Except one Moyety of or half of the land I have Joyning on the land of Coll. Peter Hack, the which Excepted Moyety I give unto my brother John Haynie &c. Provided my brother John pay an Equall part of the charge with my wife and daughter from the Date of the Deed of the sd. land to me and of what charge they shall be att untill they are possessed of it . . . if brother John refuse, sd. land to wife and daughter to be equally divided between them . . . my wife and daughter Grace Ball Exors."
      Wit: Richard Ball, Hancock Nicholls, Fransisin Frizele, John Harris.
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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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      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 negroes 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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