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

Mary Ball

Female 1740 - Aft 1785  (> 46 years)


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  • Name Mary Ball 
    Born 26 Mar 1740  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1785  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I044651  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

    Father Spencer Ball,   b. 14 Mar 1706/07, Coan, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1767, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Judith Jones,   b. Abt 1711, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1727  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F21913  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Winder Kenner,   b. 16 Aug 1735, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1785, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 6 Mar 1764  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F16096  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1785-1787 Record Book #13; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker):Page 68
      Kenner, Winder, of St. Stephens Parish
      W. W. 11 June 1784---W, P. 8 August 1785
      Executors to sell the land whereon Mrs. Ann Shearman now lives, to pay my debts.
      Wife Mary Kenner-during her natural life, two negro women, Rachel and Eve, and their increase, except negro boy Peter (son of Eve), also my Pheaton with harness for two horses, and two of the best horses I have, and she to have power in her last will to dispose of the negroes Rachel and Eve, and their increase except Peter, among my four children Mary, Winder, Frances Ball, and Elizabeth, or to which of them my wife thinks fit, and if wife does not dispose of them, I leave them to be equally divided among my four children.
      Daughter Mary-negro fellow Gabriel, Hannah, John, Frank, andSall. Son Winder-negro boy Peter,
      Daughter Frances Ball-negro girl Mima.
      Daughter Elizabeth-negro girl Tabby.
      Wife-to have use of my plate, household and kitchen furniture, during her widowhood for the conveniency of her and my unmarried children.
      Son Winder-my plate and furniture in the middle house, choice of my guns, and my sword.
      Rest of furniture-to be equally divided between my three daughters.
      Residue of negroes and other personal estate to be equally divided amongst all my children.
      If any of my three unmarried children should die before the age of twenty one years unmarried, their part to the survivor of my three children.
      Son Winder-to be genteely educated at the expense of my estate, andall my lands to son Winder.
      Wife-besides the legacies given her, to share in my estate as if I had left no will.
      Wife, Capt. Spencer Mottrom Ball, and Capt. Robert Conway, executors.
      Witness: William Nelms, Cuthbert Elliston, Shapleigh Waddey, and Charles Lowe
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      BALL, Col. Spencer. Depositions concerning. 31 Aug. 1769. Rec. 18 May 1770.
      (1) Deposition of Spencer Mottrom Ball, Gent, age 33 years. That sometime after the marriage between Winder Kenner and the desponent's sister Mary, daughter of the late Col. Spencer Ball, regarding her dower etc.
      (Note: Order p. 65. Winder Kenner, Gent. appointed Gdn. to Mary and Elizabeth Kenner orphans of Brereton Kenner, dec.)
      (2) Deposition of John Williams, age 36 years concerning fortune of Col. Spencer Ball, decd he intended to give his dau. Mary, who intermarried with Winder Kenner.
      (3) Deposition of Richard Hull, gent, aged 52 years. Taken before Chas. Bell and John Williams, two of His Majesty's Justices for the county of Northumberland. States that after Winder Kenner intermarried with Mary Ball, dau. of the late Col. Spencer Ball, he asked Col. Ball what he intended to give Winder Kenner etc.

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