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

John Ball

Male Bef 1653 - 1708  (> 55 years)


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  • Name John Ball 
    Born Bef 1653  South Farnham Parish, Old Rapphannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Mar 1707/08  Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I040447  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2020 

    Family ID F42315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor MNU Ball,   b. Abt 1674, St. Stephen's Parish, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1726, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married Abt 1690  St. Stephen's Parish, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F46155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 5, Part II - 1674-1676; Antient Press: page 174-175
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE I JOHN COLE of the County of Rappa. send Greeting Know yee that I the said JOHN COLE for good causes and valuable considerations and especially for the sumo of thirteene hundred pounds of tobacco and cask already received have sold unto JOHN BALL one hundred and thirteene acres of land lying nigh PISCATICON CREEKE being the one moyety of 27 acres of land formerly taken upp and pattented by EVAN DAVIS and me the said JOHN COLE wch said bargained moiety of land bounds upon the line of WILLIAM YOUNG To have and to hold the said land and premises unto the said JOHN BALL & his heirs forever wth all proffitts and emoluments thereunto belonging or in any wale appertaining wth warranty against all persons whatsoever that shall lay any title or interest therein by virtue hereof as Witness my hand & seale the second day of August 1673
      in presence of THOMAS EDMONDSON, JOHN COLE
      THOMAS WILLIAMS
      Recognitr in Cu Com Rappa 4 die Febry 1673/4
      Test EDMD. CRASK Cl Cur
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      1674-1676 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 215-216
      BE IT KNOWN unto all men by these presents that I JOHN COALE of the County of Rappa Planter doe for me my heirs and assignes depute my loving Friend THOMAS HAYWARTON to bee my true and lawfull attorney for me and in my name and in my Wifes name ANNE COALE in as much power & virtue as if I and my Wife were personally present to acknowledge the one halfe of the land wch now ARTHUR HODGES lives on and joyning upon WILLIAM YOUNGs lands I doe impower my said Attorney to acknowledge and confirm and record for JOHN BALL & his heirs forever confirming and maintaining what my said Attorney shall doe in as much power & virtue as if I and my Wife were present as Witness our hands & seales dated the 27th of October 1673
      Test DENNIS CONNIERS, JOHN COALE
      MARGARET GANTTELL ANN COALE
      Recordatr x6 die Juny 1674
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      1697-1699 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 177-180
      THIS INDENTURE made ye eighteenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand six hundred ninety & eight between HENRY WOODNUTT of SOUTH FARNHAM Parish in the County of Essex in Virga:, Planter, on the one part and JOHN BALL, now of the County of KING & QUEEN in Virginia aforesd., Clk., on the other part; Witnesseth that I the sd. HENRY WOODNUTT for divers good causes but more especially for the full quantity of Four thousand five hundred pounds of good sweet scented tobacco and caske, to me in hand paid or secured to be paid, have granted unto the sd. JNO: BALL and to his heirs &assignes for ever, a certaine parcell of land containing One hundred & fifty acres be ye same more or less bounded begining at a marked white Oake & Gum standing in the mouth of a Branch runing in the Swamp called the WHITE MARSH and so up the said Swamp to the land of THO: HINES for breadth, and thence along a short line unto a Swamp called the TIFWOOD SWAMP, and thence along the sd Swamp to the head line of the whole devident whereunto this parcel! relates & from thence to a corner stooping Hickory & white Oake, and from thence to the place where it first began, wch: sd, One hundred & fifty acres of Land is part of a devident of One thousand Sixty and two acres being in the abovesd. Parish of SOUTH FARNHAM & County of Essex granted unto me, the sd. HENRY WOODNUTT, by Patent bearing date ye Twentieth day of October one thousan six hundred eighty and eight as by the sd, Patent will appear; To have & to hold the sd. One hundred & fifty acres of Land with all appurtenances unto him the aforesd. JNO: BALL & to his heirs & assignes for ever, they or him paying unto our Sovereign Lord King William the third all quit rents as shall become due for the same; And I the said HENRY WOODNUTT, do further oblige me my heirs that he the aforesd. JNO: BALL his heirs at all times hereafter quietly hold the sd. land without suit or any other kinds of molestacons of me my heirs or any other persons, And do further warrant & defend the present sale from ye claime of all other persons, And I ELIZA:, the now lawfull Wife of the said HENRY WOODNUTT, do hereby relinquish all my right & title of Dower in the premisses and will acknowledge ye same as my free act & deed in the Court of Essex County aforesaid, to ye onely use of the sd. JNO: BALL his heirs & assignes for ever; In Witness whereof we the sd. parties to these presents have set our hands & affixed our wales
      Signed sealed & delivered in the presence of us
      .
      PHIL: PENDLETON, HENRY WOODNUTT
      JOHN ATKMN, ELIZABETH WOODNUTT
      WILLIAM BENNET
      Acknowledged & right of Dower relinquished in Essex County Court ye 11th day of July 1698 & truely recorded

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