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

Jesse Ball

Male Abt 1742 - 1769  (~ 27 years)


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  • Name Jesse Ball 
    Born Abt 1742  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Mar 1769  Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I122294  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 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 F21908  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1766-1770 Record Book #7; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 325
      Ball, Jesse
      W. W. 1 February 1769---W. P. 13 March 1769
      All my lands to be equally divided between my brother James Ball, and my brother in law Winder Kenner, and all my negroes and other moveable estate to be equally divided between them, and they to be my executors.
      Witness: John Webb, Jno. Graham, and Samuel Harding.

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      1766-1770 Record Book #7; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 50
      Ball, Spencer
      W. W. 21 January 1767---W P. 9 March 1767
      Eldest son Spencer Mottrom-all the land I hold below the Hill bounded by the meandering thereof, from the line of the Honorable Presley Thornton, Esq. to my gate, and running from a straight line to the head of a small branch that is nearest a young apple orchard, down said small branch (so as to leave the said water stream to my said son) to the line of Monroe, including 1150 acres or thereabouts, to him and his male heirs of his body lawfully begotten, and in default of such issue to my son James, and his heir male of his body lawfully begotten upon his paying to the daughter of my son Spencer Mattrom, one thousand pounds current money, and in default of such issue I give the same to my son Jesse, and his heir male of his body lawfully begotten, and in default of such issue to my son William; and his heir male lawfully begotten,
      Also to my son Spencer Mottrom, lands which were settled on me by Act of Assembly in lieu of the Lowry tract, to him and his heirs.
      Son William-land I purchased of Colo. James Ball, on which he now lives, together with all the slaves, cattle, and personal chattle he now possesses, the mare called Wagstaff and her black filley, twelve head sheep, and four cattle,
      Son James-land formerly belonging to my brother William, to be divided from the lands given my son Spencer Mottrom, also land I purchased of Peter Spencer Hack, Benjamin Knight, and Major William Taite, to him and the male heirs of his body lawfully begotten, and in default of such issue the land whereon my brother William lived to son Spencer Mottrom and his heirs, and the other lands devised son James, I give to my son Jesse and the heirs male of his body
      Son Jesse-the upper part of my land. called Black Point, containing 400 acres, to him and the heirs male of his body lawfully begotten, and in default of such issue I give the same to my son William and the heirs male of his body.
      Son Spencer Mottrom-my mill, and he to grind all his brothers James and Jesse's grain free.
      Son Spencer Mottrom-slaves, Old Winny, Yellow Tom, Long Nan, and her child Hannah, Nell, Williamson, Little Charles, Luke, Robin, Lemon, Kate, James, Giles, Letty, Hacks Joe, Sarah, Mime, Rhody, Patt, Massy, Moll, Jane, Andrew, Tun, Old. Rachel, Short Nan, Little Will, Black Daniel, Great Joe, Great Sam, Old. Moll, Great Moses, Jebee, Jack, Silva, Sam, and Will Sanko. Son James-slaves Abel, Mille, Sillah, Charles, Great Tom, Fillus, Pender, Mosso, Great Will, Winny, Phil, Judy, London, Mulatto Adam, and Dinah.
      Son Jesse-slaves Tabb, Peter, Eve, Ned, Little Dick, Beck, Mack, Little Frank, Little Moses, Walley, Chloe, Solomon, Hannah, Rose, and Rachel's child. Adam.
      To son Spencer Mottrom, for use of my son William during his life, and at his decease to be divided equally among his children, slaves Aron, and Davy, and Sambo.
      Grandsons Spencer and John, sons of John Cralle-slaves Liddy, Hannah, Isaac, Agatha, Lucy, and. Nutt, and their increase, (being the negroes by me lent to my daughter Judith Cralle in her lifetime) to be equally divided between them, and give them two small colts that was last birth of my chestnut mare and bald faced mare. friends the Honorable Presley Thornton, Esq., and my son in law William Roane, to be guardian to my said grandsons, and see that they be educated and maintained from the profits of their estate.
      Grandson Spencer Ball-negro boy Emanuel.
      Grandson Thomas Ronne-negro boy Michael.
      Grandson Spencer Roane-negro boy Yorah.
      Grandson James Kenner-negroes Rachael and Isaac.
      Son in law William Roane-nezro girl Pegg, now in his possession, and one hundred pounds current money above what he has already received as his wifes portion.
      Son in law Winder Kenner-negro Daniel, in lieu of fifty pounds cash, also four hundred fifty pounds current money as his wifes portion, also the bald face mare and chestnut sorrel mare.
      Son Spencer Mottrom-three mares, Polly and her daughter and grandaughter, and the young non Perel colt, half my hogs, rest of my cattle after my sons have received their part, and my deer in the Park, together with half of my household and kitchen furniture Including the new goods sent for, and I desire that my said son receive in his part of the furniture, the clock and tables in his possession at this time
      Son James-the old sorrel mare, two year old filley, forty head of cattle, forty head of sheep, including those now on the plantation whereon my son Mottrom lives;one fourth part of my hogs, household and kitchen furniture including the new goods sent for, and his part to include the clock in my dwelling, house.
      Son Jesse-the old sorrel mare, two young sorrel mares two black chair horses, one skew bauld colt thirty cattle thirty sheep, my riding chair and harness, one fourth part of my hogs, and household and kitchen furniture, including the new goods sent for
      To my wife-my two Bay chair horses and my riding Top Chair, and to have her dower and full part that the law entitles her to in my whole estate allotted to my sons James and. Jesse, without any manner of incumbrance on my other estate, and if she should claim any of my other estate as to burthen it on account of Dower, all the land, slaves, and personal estate given to my sons James and. Jesse, to go to my sons Spencer Mottrom
      and William, to be equally divided.
      Rest of my estate to my son Spencer Mottrom, he paying my debts.
      Son Spencer Mottrom, executor.
      Witness: Andrew Robertson, William Greenwood, and James Wilkins.

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