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

Ellen Ball

Female 1710 - 1759  (49 years)


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  • Name Ellen Ball 
    Born 1710  Millenbeck, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 19 May 1759  Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I34763  Tree1
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2022 

    Father William Ball,   b. 12 Sep 1676, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1745, Millenbeck, St. Mary's White Chappel, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Hannah Heale,   b. 1678, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1745, Millenbeck, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1692  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19393  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Richard Chichester,   b. Abt 1706, Fairweathers, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1744, {Exeter, England} Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married 3 Jul 1734  Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Chichester,   b. Abt 1733, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1754, Lancaster County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary Chichester,   b. 1734, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1774, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years)  [natural]
     3. Richard Chichester,   b. Abt 1736, Fairweathers, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1796, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)  [natural]
     4. Elizabeth Chichester,   b. Abt 1736, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1763, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years)  [natural]
     5. Ellen Chichester,   b. Abt 1737, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Hannah Chichester,   b. Abt 1740, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2022 
    Family ID F14110  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Downman,   b. Abt 1710, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1765, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1747  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2022 
    Family ID F22409  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      BALL, Col. William. Will. 14 Aug. 1744. Rec. 8 Mch. 1744.
      Grandsons: Wm. Ball, son, of son Wm. Ball, decd., Benj. Ball, Richard Ball, John Ball, son of son Geo. Ball, Williamson Ball, son of son Geo. Ball, George Ball, Williamson Ball, son of son William, decd.
      Son: George Ball,
      Daughters in law, Margaret Ball, widow;
      Mrs. Judith Ball wife of son George Ball.
      Daughters: Sarah McCarty, Judith Glascock, Ellen Chichester, Hannah Ball. Niece, Sarah Opie.
      Extr. son George Ball.
      Wits. Jesse Ball; Wm. Downman; Michael Dillon. W.B. 14, p. 55.
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      CHICHESTER, Richard. Will. 16 May 1743. Rec. 10 Aug. 1744. Wife Ellen; Sons: Richard and John; Daughters: Elizabeth, Ellen, Mary and Hannah. Mentions estate in England. Extrs. Wife Ellen, son John; friends: Jesse Ball, Robt. Mitchell and Jos. Carter, Amy Carter, Gawin Lowry, Michael Dillon. W.B. 14, p. 29.
      Record 10 Mch. 1748 of settlement of estate. Mr. Wm. Downman's part in right of his wife Ellen, widow of sd. Richard. W.B. 14, p. 232.
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      VIRGINIA GLEANINGS IN ENGLAND; The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, pp 349; RICHARD CHICHESTER [late of Virginia beyond seas, deceased-Probate Act]. Will 16 May, 1743; proved 15 March, 1745-6.
      To Wife Ellen Chichester my Negro Wench, Barbara and Molatto Girl Hannah, with their Increase, and my Negro Boy Prince, likewise my Chair and Sorrel Horses belonging to it, and my Horse Rover, and her Saddle and Furniture. Also to my wife £500 Sterling out of Estate in England, also use of Plantations where I live known by name of "Fairweathers" with Stocks, use of eight working Negroes during widowhood, and after her marriage or death, said Plantations, &c., to Son Richard Chichester. To Son John Chichester my Plantation in Lancaster County, known by the Name of " Newsoms" and six good Negroes, Stock, &c.
      To my four Daughters, Elizabeth, Ellen, Mary, and Hannah, each £500 sterling at marriage or age of 21, &c., also to each a Negroe to wait on them.
      To Son John Chichester Black Stone Horse called "Potomack" and my big Grey Colt " Jugler" (or Ingler), Household goods in England to Sons John and Richard. All Plate, Rings, Clocks, Jewels, &c. in England or Virginia to wife and children.
      If wife with child, and a son to him at 21 £1,000, and if a daughter £500, &c.
      To son Richard Chichester £500 sterling out of Estate in England,
      to Son John Chichester, all Estate, real and personal, in England.
      To Son Richard Chichester all Land, Negroes, &c. in Virginia not disposed of, &c.
      To son John Chichester his Estate at 21.
      Executtrix: Wife Ellen Chichester.
      Executor: Son John Chichester.
      Trustees: Joseph Carter, Robert Mitchell, and Joss. Ball, Gentlemen, to manage for sons John and Richard Chichester.
      Witnesses: Joseph Carter, Ann Carter, Gawen Lawry, Michael Dillon. Proved in Prerogative Court of Canterbury by John Tucker and Richard Tucker, Esqrs., Attorneys for Ellen Chichester, widow, mother of John Chichester, a minor, till of age.
      Administration 28 May 1763 to Richard Chichester brother and one of the
      executors of John Chichester, deceased, the son and executor of said Richard Chichester late of Virginia deceased, the wife Ellen Chichester having formerly renounced and said John surviving the testator but himself dying before taken as executor and the grant to Richard Tucker and John Tucker expiring by reason of John attaining 17 years. Administration 9 June, 1803 of Richard Chichester of Virginia, deceased,
      to William Murdock, as to administration (with will annexed) of the son John Chichester, deceased, as to goods left unadministered by his brother Richard Chichester, also deceased, for use of Sarah Chichester, Widow, relict and executrix of will of said Richard Chichester, now residing in the County of Fairfax in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States of America, Ellen Chichester, widow, having formerly
      deceased, and administration to Richard Tucker and John Tucker, Esqrs. having ceased by John Chichester having attained seventeen years, &c.
      Edmunds, 79.
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      Children of Ellen BALL and Richard CHICHESTER are: i. John CHICHESTER was born 1735 in Lancaster County, VA, and died BEF 15 MAR 1754 in Lancaster County, VA. He married Jean SMITH JUL 1752 in Lancaster County, VA, daughter of Philip SMITH and Mary MATHEWS. She was born ABT 1735 in Gloucester County, VA, and died 20 JUL 1807 in VA.
      ii. Richard CHICHESTER was born ABT 1736 in Fairweathers, Lancaster County, VA, and died 22 AUG 1796 in Alexandria, Fairfax County, VA. He married Ann "Nancy" GORDON 9 JUN 1759 in Lancaster County, VA, daughter of James GORDON and Millicent Hack CONWAY. She was born 29 MAR 1743 in Lancaster County, VA, and died 20 APR 1765. He married Sarah MCCARTY 1767, daughter of Daniel MCCARTY and Sinah BALL. She was born ABT 1749 in VA, and died 25 JUN 1826 in Fairfax County, VA.
      1. iii. Elizabeth CHICHESTER was born ABT 1737. She married William GLASSCOCK 7 FEB 1752 in Lancaster County, VA, son of William GLASSCOCK and Esther BALL. He was born 4 JUL 1733 in Indian Banks, VA.
      iv. Ellen CHICHESTER was born ABT 1739 in Lancaster County, VA, and died 27 SEP 1759 in Lancaster County, VA. She married Andrew ROBERTSON 27 NOV 1758 in Lancaster County, VA. He was born 1716 in Iverness, Scotland, and died 1 MAR 1795 in Lancaster County, VA.
      v. Mary CHICHESTER was born ABT 1740. She married Raleigh DOWNMAN, son of William IV DOWNMAN and Anne BALL. He was born ABT 1727 in Richmond County, VA. She married John PAYNE 16 JAN 1762, son of John PAYNE and ARCHER. He was born ABT 1740, and died 12 DEC 1795 in Goochland County, VA.
      vi. Hannah CHICHESTER was born ABT 1742. She married Richard GLASSCOCK 29 APR 1761 in Richmond County, VA. He was born ABT 1742.
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      Court Record Data
      Context Extract
      Death Ellen Downman died on 19 May 1759
      Death John Chichester died 14 Jan. 1754
      Death Mary Ball died in April 1775
      Death Richard Chichester died 25 Dec. 1743
      Death Chilcot Symes died in Aug. 1742
      Defendant Armistead Long
      Deponent / Affiant Harry Pierce; John Aldridge; Ralph Colley Smith
      Family Elizabeth Burges Long, sister of Burges Ball Jr.
      Family General Henry Lee, brother of Edmund J. Lee
      Family Richard Chichester, nephew of Chilcot Symes
      Family Mary Chichester, only child of John Chichester
      Family Elizabeth B. Long, granddaughter of John Chichester
      Family John Chichester, son of Richard Chichester
      Locality Loudoun Co.; UK (Devon); UK (Dorset); UK (Exeter); Frederick Co.; Berkeley Co.; Alexandria City
      Marriage John Chichester -mr- Jean Smith on 23 July 1752
      Marriage Andrew Robertson -mr- Ellen Chichester, daughter of Richard Chichester
      Marriage Burges Ball -mr- Mary Chichester, daughter of John Chichester, in July 1770
      Marriage John Payne Jr. -mr- Mary Chichester, daughter of Richard Chichester
      Marriage John Payne Sr. -mr- Jean Chichester, widow of John Chichester
      Marriage Richard Glasscock -mr- Hannah Chichester, daughter of Richard Chichester
      Marriage William Downman -mr- Ellen Chichester, widow of Richard Chichester
      Marriage William Glasscock -mr- Elizabeth Chichester, daughter of Richard Chichester
      Marriage Armistead Long -mr- Elizabeth Burgess Ball, daughter of Burgess Ball
      Plaintiff Rawleigh Colston
      School Charity School at Exeter
      Slave Brunetta; Hannah (Mulatto); Prince
      Tract Poorstock Manor; Fairweathers
      Will Richard Chichester - Virginia - 1743
      Administrative Information
      Record title Colston vs Long
      Year recorded 1827
      Collection CR-SC-H
      Record ID 62-2
      End Notes
      Preserved by City of Fredericksburg
      Processed by Margaret Anne Crickman
      Extracted by Barry L. McGhee
      Extracted on 9/5/2002
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      Court Record Data
      Context Extract
      Deed Vincent Moss &c to Henley Boggess - Fauquier Co. - 1812
      Deed William West to John Anderson -Prince William Co. - 1756
      Deed Burgess Ball &c to John Rector - Fauquier Co. - 1771
      Defendant Vincent Moss
      Deponent / Affiant William Penquite; Joseph Penquite; Robert Singleton; J.C. Gibson; William M. Thompson; Mildred T. Thompson; Frances W. Ball; Charles L. Carter; Jos. Lewis; John L. Robinson; James D. Glascock; James Lake; Aquilla Glascock; John James; William Rust; John Gibson; Israel Gibson; Nathaniel Grigsby; William Glascock; Thomas L. Moore; Fayette Ball; Caldwell Carr; Cuthbert Powell; Enoch Furr; Benjamin Rust; William Fletcher; William Rector; Joshua Fletcher; Robert Fletcher; John Glascock; Isam Lake
      Family Frances Anne Gibson & Martha D. Gibson, daughters of J.C. Gibson
      Family William Glascock, son of Hezekiah Glascock
      Locality Fauquier Co.; Spotsylvania Co.; Loudoun Co.; Culpeper Co.; Lancaster Co.; Prince William Co.; Fairfax Co.
      Marriage J.C. Gibson -mr- Martha D. Ball, daughter of Burgess Ball in 1816
      Marriage Thomas R. Mott -mr- FNU Long, daughter of Col. A. Long
      Marriage Vincent Moss -mr- Nancy Gore, widow of Thomas Gore
      Marriage William M. Thompson -mr- Mildred T. Ball, daughter of Burgess Ball
      Marriage Armistead Long -mr- FNU Ball, daughter of Burgess Ball
      Patent Lord Fairfax to Charles Burges - Prince William Co. - 1731
      Plaintiff Henley Boggess
      Plat Charles Burgess 1768 patent - Fauquier Co.
      Survey Charles Burgess patent - 1730 - Thomas Barber, surveyor
      Administrative Information
      Record title Boggess vs Moss
      Year recorded 1830
      Collection CR-SC-H
      Record ID 27-15
      End Notes
      Preserved by Virginia Circuit Court Records Preservation Program
      Processed by Margaret Anne Crickman
      Extracted by Barry L. McGhee
      Extracted on 9/5/2002

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