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

William Ball

Male Bef 1749 - Aft 1791  (> 44 years)


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  • Name William Ball 
    Born Bef 1749  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1791  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I135268  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2022 

    Father Jeduthan Ball,   b. 9 Jul 1725, Bewdley, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1749, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Burgess,   b. 1732, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1754 and 1758, St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1748  St. Mary's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F21330  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca MNU Ball,   b. Bef 1753,   d. Between 1788 and 1791, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years) 
    Married Bef 1773  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Ball,   b. Bef 1773, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F53106  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • not proved as a son

      s/o of Edward or Jeduthan Ball?

      william ball and burgess ball both have transactions with William Gray s/o John d. 1788
      sort of looks like they are brothers
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      FAUQUIER COUNTY MILITIA
      Order Book 1773- 1780.
      May 24, 1773. Richard Covington, Lieut.
      Aug. 25, 1777. Captain William Ball
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      1773-1775 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book G; [Antient Press]; Page 8-10
      THIS INDENTURE made the. 16th of June 1773 Between RICHARD COVINGTON of County of FAUQUIER of one part and WILLIAM BALL of County of Culpeper of other part Witnesseth that said Richard Covington for Covenants herein after mentioned hath granted to farm let unto said William Ball Two hundred and Fifty acres of land except mines and Quaries in the Parish of Brumfield County aforesaid To Hold during the natural lives of the said William Ball, REBEKAH his Wife and his Son JAMES BALL for lives of longest liver paying yearly to the said Richard Covington Five hundred and thirty pounds of Tobacco the two first years which first payment on first of January 1774 and the succeeding Vizt 1775 same rent of Five hundred and thirty pounds of Tobacco & for every year after the annual rent of One thousand pounds of Tobacco and Cask to be paid at FREDERICKSBURG or FALMOUTH or any Convenient warehouse as above Richard Covington shall elect said William Ball to maintain all buildings and fences, not dispose of any wood or timber other than used on the plantation . . .
      In presence of THOS. SHEPHERD, Richd. Covington
      GEORGE WRIGHT, WILLAM. WRIGHT
      At a Court held for Culpeper County June the 21st 1773
      This Indented Lease ordered to be recorded.
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      1773-1775 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book G; [Antient Press]; Page 110-111
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I WILLIAM ABBETT of Saint Marks Parish and County of Culpeper have this day sold unto WILLIAM BALL, JOHN JOHNSTON, ROGER ABBOTT and JOHN BARNES of County & Parish aforesaid for sum of one hundred & fifty pounds Lawfull money of Virginia to me paid the following part of my Estate (Vizt) two tracts of land which I hold in the said County and Parish containing Two hundred acres each, also Six Negroes (Vizt) two negroe men named Jeffery and Adam, four negroe Woman (Vizt) Grace, Winny, Jude & Moll, Three feather beds and furniture, four chairs, one spinning wheel, one chest, one mare, three sheep and fifteen hogs now for the conveyance of this Estate I do hereby bind myself in the penal sum of Three hundred pounds lawfull money as aforesaid this Eleventh day of May 1773.
      Tests ROBT. GREEN, William Abbett
      WILLIAM GREEN, ARMISTEAD GREEN
      At a Court held for Culpeper County December the 20th 1773
      This Bill of Sale ordered to be recorded.
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      1788-1789 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book O; [Antient Press]; Page 389-392
      THIS INDENTURE mads the 15th day of September in year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty eight Between WILLIAM BALL and REBECCA his Wife of County of Culpeper of one part and WILLIAM GRAY of County aforesaid of other part; Witnesseth that WILLIAM BALL and REBECCA his Wife for the full and just sum of One hundred pounds current money of Virginia to them in hand paid by WILLIAM GRAY, by these presents do bargain and sell unto WILLIAM GRAY his heirs one certain parcel of land containing One hundred and twenty acres (more or less) lying in Culpeper County and BROMFIELD Parish in the Great Fork of RAPPAHAWOCK RIVER in TURKEY HOLE MOUNTAIN and is bounded, Begining at two small white Oaks & a red Oak on STONEHOUSERUN, and runing thence South eighteen degrees West one hundred and thirty four poles, thence forty five degrees West thence four pole to three corner red Oaks on a Hill side, thence North twenty five degrees West twenty four poles to fwo Chesnuts & a Hickory, thence North eighty West fifty pole to three Maples on STONE HOUSE RUN, thence down the several courses of said Run to the begining; with all houses orchards fences profits and Emoluments to the same belonging, and the estate right and interest of WILLIAM BALL and REBECCA his Wife in and to the bargained land and premises; To have and to hold the aforesaid Hundred and twenty acres of land with the appurtenances belonging unto WILLIAM GRAY his heirs; And WILLIAM BALL and REBECCA his Wife and their heirs the land and premises unto WILLIAM GRAY his heirs shall warrant and forever defend by these presents against all persons whatsoever; freed and discharged from all former titles mortgages dowers and executions whatsoever; In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have interchangeably hereto set their hands &fixed their seals the day &year first above written
      WILL: his mark BALL
      REBECCA BALL
      At a Court held for Culpeper County September the 15th 1788
      This Indenture of Bargain and Sale from WILLIAM BALL and REBECCA his Wife to WILLIAM GRAY was acknowledged by the parties and ordered to be recorded; she being first privily examined as the Law directs Teste JOHN JAMESON, Cl Cur
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      1788-1789 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book O; [Antient Press]; Page 392-395
      THIS INDENTURE made the 15th day of September in year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty eight Between WILLIAM BALL and REBECCA his Wife of County of Culpeper of one part and WILLIAM GRAY of County aforesaid of other part; Witnesseth that WILLIAM BALL and REBECCA his Wife for the full and just sum of Two hundred pounds current money of Virginia to them in hand paid by WILLIAM GRAY, by these presents doth bargain and sell unto WILLIAM GRAY his heirs a certain parcel of land containing Two hundred acres lying in Culpeper County and BROMFIELD Parish in the Great Fork of RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER in a place called TURKEY HOLE and the same is bounded, Begining at two sdwh ite Oalrs and a red Oak standing on South side STONEHOUSE RUN, corner to JOHN LAWLES and runing thence with his line South 18 degrees West 188 poles to a white Oak and a red Oak and Chesnut on a Ridge, corner to GEORGE MARTIN, thence with his line South 60 degrees West 266 poles to two Hickories and a Chesnut Oak on side of TURKEY HOLE MOUNTAIN, corner to said MARTIN, thence North 30 degrees West 200 poles to two white Oaks aad one red Oak in STONEROUSES line, thence with his line South 10 degrees West 52 poles to three white Oaks and a red Oak, corner to STONEHOUSE on the North side of STONEHOUSES RUN, thence down the several courses of said Run North 60 degrees East 32 poles. North 80 degrees East 120 poles and North 50 degrees Esst 16 poles to the begining; Also one other parcel of land lying and joining on the lines of the aforesaid tract of land & containing One hundred acres and is bounded, Begining at a Chesnut and Spanish Oak a corner to JAMES MAXWELL and runing thence North thirty degrees West 166 pole to a white Oak saplin on side of aMountain, thence S. 60 degrees West 108 to two Chesnuts and a Chesnut Oak on a Mountain, thence South 30 degreesEast 152 poles to two Chesnut Oaks in a line of said MAXWELL, thence with his line North 58 degrees East 180 pole to the begining place with all houses fences and water courses, profts and emoluments to the same belonging and all estate right title & interest of WILLIAM BALL and REBECCA his Wife of in and to said bargained lands; To have and to hold the tract of land with the appurtenances thereunto belonging unto WILLIAM GRAY his heirs. And WILLIAM BALL and REBECCA his Wife and their heirs the tracts of land and premises unto WILLIAM GRAY his heirs will warrant and forever defend by these presents against any person freed and discharged of and from all former titles dowers or demands of all persons; In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably set their hands & fixed their seals the day & year first written
      Signed Sealed & Delivered in presence of
      WILL: his mark BALL
      REBECCA BALL
      At a Corut held for Culpeper County September the 15th 1788
      This Indenture of Bargain and Sale from WILLIAM BALL and REBECCA his Wife to WILLIAM GRAY was acknowledged by the parties and ordered to be recorded, she being first privily examiend as the Law directs Teste JOHN JAMESON, C1 Cur
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      1790-1791 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book Q (Part 1); [Antient Press]; Page 105-106
      THIS INDENTURE made this 18th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hudnred & ninety one Between WILLIAM BALL of the County of Culpeper of one part and JOHN HACKLEY of the County aforesaid of other part; Witnesseth that WILLIAM BALL in consideration of the sum of One hundred & eighty pounds current money of Virginia to him in hand paid by said JOHN HACKLEY, by these presents doth bargain & sell unto JOHN HACKLEY his heirs one certain tract of land lying in the GREAT FORK of RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER & County aforesaid, and the Tract on which the said BALL now lives, it being the remainder of a larger tract part of which was sold to ROBERT SLAUGHTER JUNR., of Culpeper County some years since and for which a Deed has never past to the said SLAUGHTER, it being also a tract which the said HACKLEY bought at publick sale on the twenty second day of October last past for the above mentioned sum of One hundred & Eighty pounds current money of Virginia, by estimation Four lhundred and sixty three acres be the same more or less and bounded: Begining st a white & red oak & Pine by a Branch of BROOKS RUN corner of JOHN FINLESON, thence with his line South fifteen West two hundred & thirty poles to a white Oak, thence South sixty five East one hundred & sixty poles to three white Oaks, thence North fifteen East three hundred & sixty poles to three white Oaks, thence North four West sixty two poles to three white Oaks, corner to FRANCIS THORNTON, thence to run a line to strike the other back line of the said tract so as to leave out two hundred & ten acres which was sold to ROBERT SLAUGHTER JUNR. of Culpeper County some years since and which has never been Laid off to the said SLAUGEER, Together with all houses fences & improvements to the same belonging; To have & to hold the four hundred and sixty three acres of land and all the premises unto JOHN HACKLEY his heirs freed & discharged from all incumbrances; And WILLIAM BALL doth by these presents warrant and will forever defend the land & premises unto JOHN HACKLEY his heirs against the claim of any person; In Witness whereof said WILLIAM BALL hath hereunto set his hand & seal the day and year first above written
      Acknowd. & Deliver'd in presence of
      ROm: LATHAM JR., WM: BALL
      WILL; BROADUS. PHILIP LATHAM
      At a Court continued & held for Culpeper County the 19th day of April 1791
      This Indenture of Basgain & Sale from WILLIAM BBU to JOHN HACKLEY was proved by the Oaths of the wihesses thereto & ordered to be recorded
      Teste JOHN JAMESON, C1 Cur

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