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

Grace Ball

Female 1757 - Aft 1791  (> 35 years)


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  • Name Grace Ball 
    Born 18 Jun 1757  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1791  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I118078  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Hannah Haynie,   b. 25 Dec 1731, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1779, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years) 
    Married 1749  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F35345  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Nelmes,   b. 1751, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1791, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years) 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F48287  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1776-1780 Record Book #10; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 423
      Ball, Joseph
      W. W. 17 April 1777---W. P. 8 February 1779
      Cocicil 27 November 1778
      Son George Ball-all my land in the forrest where I formerly lived, and the grist mill.
      Son Joseph Ball-all the land whereon I now live. If he should die before marriage, or has no child or children, I give the land to my son John Ball.
      Son David Ball-one best bed and furniture, one grate glass and table that is at my brother David Balls, and all the money that is due from my brother David Ball.
      Son John Ball-all my land on the east side of Huges River, which I purchased of William Brown in Culpeper County, and all the land that I am to have of John Edwards joining the said land,and one hundred acres in Spotsylvania County. If Joseph Ball's land falls to him, then the said lands to fall to his brother William Ball.
      Son William-all the land on the western side of Huges River, which I purchased of William Brown in Culpeper County. If either should die without child, then the survivor should have his brothers land.
      Son Jesse Ball-four hundred acres of land in Amelia County which I purchased of John Ellis,Sr., and on which Thomas Ball has a lease. If he should die without a child, the land to go to my son David Ball.
      Son Samuel Ball-four hundred acres of land in Amelia County which I purchased of John Ellis,Jr., adjoining the land I gave my son Jesse Ball. If he should die before having a child,the land to go to his brother Jesse Ball.
      Daughter Nelms-negro boy Spencer, in case Mr. Nelms will pay the fifty odd pounds I paid for the land I bought for him, and now am owing the money for it. If he will not pay, the negro Spencer to be sold to pay for it.
      Wife Hannah Ball-my chair and harness, and the black horse, to her and her heirs.
      Rest of my estate to be equally divided between my wife Hannah Ball, and my children Joseph Ball, Jane Ball, Hannah Ball, John Ball, William Ball, Jesse Ball, and Samuel Ball, and at my wifes death, her part to be equally divided between the last mentioned children.
      Son Joseph Ball-to pay to my last mentioned children twelve pounds cash if he takes the two looking glasses in the Hall, the two cherry tables, and cherry chairs with six leather bottoms at Hunts.
      Sons George Ball, Joseph Ball, and David Ball, executors.
      Witness: Samuel Lucas, Richard Maurroson, Samuel Haynie, William Downing, and John Cottrell.
      CODICIL: My son George, by agreement to have Robin instead of the mill this ensuing year.
      At Christmas, I give up the third part of the schooner to my son David Ball.
      Witness: John Cottrell and Richard Ball.
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      1787-1793 Record Book #14; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 439
      Ball, George, Jr., of St. Stephens Parish
      W. W. 6 September 1790---W. P. 13 September 1791
      Daughter Hannah Ball-land whereon I now live, my water grist mill, and if she dies without heir I give the land and mill to my daughter Luce W. Ball, negro slaves Luke, Simon, Winne, and Peter.
      Daughter Luce W. Ball-negro slaves Lewis, Daniel, Millie, Mall and Sally.
      Daughter Juda Ball-negro slaves Pleasant, Will, Moses, and Jude, and the "Yorrick Colt."
      Daughter Hannah Ball-three more slaves Grace, Moses, and Venus, and my riding mare.
      Daughter Luce W. Ball-two more slaves Tom, and Isaac, and young mare Betsie.
      Wife Elizabeth Ball-my Phaeton, and mare Jenney.
      In case my two daughters Hannah, and Luce, die without heir, give my land and mill to my brother John Ball, and the slaves to be equally divided between my brother and sisters.
      Daughter Luce W. Ball-all the land I heired of mother.
      Two brothers David Ball, and William Nelms, executors.
      Witness: Joseph Ball, Geo. Robertson, Elias Humphris, Isaac Mott, and Randolph Mott.
      The widow Elizabeth Ball renounced all benefit under said will.

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