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

Richard Ball

Male Abt 1719 - 1784  (~ 65 years)


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  • Name Richard Ball 
    Birth Abt 1719  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 8 Mar 1784  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I80683  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father George Ball,   b. 1683, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Jun 1746, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Grace Haynie,   b. Abt 1687, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Feb 1752, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Oct 1709  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17149  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Hill,   b. Abt 1723   d. Aft 1784, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Marriage 7 Jan 1740  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George Ball,   b. Aft 1741, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1784, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 43 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Hannah Ball,   b. Aft 1743, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1784, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 41 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Frances Ball,   b. Aft 1745, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1784, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 39 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Elizabeth Ball,   b. Aft 1747, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1784, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 37 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Nancy Ball,   b. Aft 1749, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1784, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 35 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. Grace Ball,   b. Aft 1751, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Oct 1790, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 37 years)  [Father: natural]
     7. Richard Ball,   b. Aft 1753, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1790, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 37 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F29342  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1783-1785 Record Book #12; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 140
      Ball, Richard, of St. Stephen's Parish
      W. W. 28 (no month) 1781---W. P. 8 March 1784
      Son George Ball-land whereon I live.
      Son Richard Ball-negro girl Jeanye, and five silver spoons, and if he should die before he comes of age or married, the said negro or negroes to be equally divided among all my children.
      I lend my wife-negroes Juda, Winny, and Molley, and a equal part of my personal estate with the children, and a third of my land, and at her death to be equally divided among all my children,but if she should take her thirds of my estate, then the above gift to be divided among all my children, and her thirds to be divided among all my children at her death.
      To grandchild Frances Edwards-one negro Nan, that I lent to my daughter Hannah Edwards, and little Tom to be left in the hands of my executor 'till the said Frances Edwards should come to the age of twenty one or marriage, and if she should die before she comes to the age of twenty one or marriage, the said negroes to be equally divided among all my children, and George Edwards shall never be concerned with the said negroes that I leave my grandchild.
      Rest of my estate to be equally divided between my children George Ball, Frances Ball, Betty Ball, Nancy Ball, Grace Ball, and Richard Ball.
      Son George Ball, son Richard Ball, and my brother George Ball's son David Ball, executors.
      Witness: Sarah Smithers, John Smithers, Frances Ball, and George Smithers.

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      1713-1749 Northumberland County, Virginia Wills and Administrations: Page 144a
      Ball, George
      W. W. 14 April 1746---W. P. 9 June 1746
      My mother-in-law Sarah Waddy-the land that she now lives on and one half of my tract of land I now live on, during her natural life.
      Wife Grace Ball-one half of the tract of land I now live on
      during her natural life, and if my wife should outlive her mother, she to have the other half during her natural life in lieu of her dower of my lands elsewhere.
      Son John Ball-use of all the other tracts of land except one hundred acres adjoining along "Waddy's Creek", which I give to my son David Ball after the death of his grandmother and mother, during my son David's natural life.
      if my son John Ball's wife Margaret should depart this life before my son John, and my son John Ball should marry again and have issue of his body by his then wife, that the said issue have the said land, and if he should not have issue my son George Ball to have the land I live on, and he to make over to my son David Ball his land.
      Son John Ball-the use of that part of my land in St. Stephen's Parish that I bought of my mother-in-law Sarah Waddy, bounded northerly and easterly upon Colo. Mottrom and Dodson, southerly and westerly upon a new line of marked trees as per deed acknowledged to me in the General Court, during his natural life to him and his issue and if none to my son David Ball and his heirs.
      Son George Ball-the four parcels I purchased of Jno. Bledsoe, John Nichles, Thos. Dameron, and William Bently. Also two hundred acres of land in King George County, the southermost part adjoining to the land of Scott's, with the plantation not to include above a third part of ye choice level land next adjoining to the land of William Harding.
      son Richard Ball-two hundred acres of land, most north eastermost corner in King George County, including one third part of the choice level land lying next adjoining to the land of William Harding, to him and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten,and for want of such heirs to my son George Ball. Also one hundred and fifty acres of land in St. Stephen's Parish in Northumberland County, to him and the heirs of his body, and for want of such issue to my son David Ball.
      Son Joseph Ball-all the remainder part of my land in King George County to him and his heirs, and for want of such heirs to my son Richard Ball and the heirs of his body, and for want of such heirs to my son George Ball and his heirs.
      Son Joseph Ball-my water mill lying in St. Stephen's Parish, after the widowhood of his mother.
      My son Joseph Ball-at all times to grind free all my son John Ball's corn during his natural life, that is for the use of his farm. If my son Joseph Ball dies without lawful' issue the mill to go to my son David Ball, except one third part to my son John Ball during his natural life and then to the heirs of his body by a second wife, and if no such issue to my son David Ball and his heirs.
      Wife Grace Ball-negro Tom to her and her heirs; and the use of five negroes vizt; Robin, Dick, Dinah, Mime, and young Sorofee,
      and their increase during her natural life, and then they to go to my son George Ball.
      Two sons John, and George Ball-my copper still and worm.
      Son George Ball-my water mill in Wicco. Parish after the widowhood of his mother and he to grind my son John Ball's corn in Wicco. Parish for his family during John's natural life.
      Son David Ball-all my law books, my watch, and chair and harness, and no more of my personal estate. It is not for any disrespect to my son, but my deceased brother David Ball has given him a considerable estate.
      Daughter Sarah Dameron-negro woman named Arrobell and her daughter Franky and their increase, also the personal estate that is in her possession.
      Thirty pounds current money to be raised out of my estate-to buy land for my grandson George Dameron.
      Daughter Harris Ball-seven negrces vizt: Sorofee, Rose, Beety, Letty, Barbara, Betty, and Sinah and their future increase. Daughter Grace Burn-five negroes vizt: Jone, Sue, Abraham,Tibitha, and Jesse, and their future increase.
      Son John Ball-the use of six negroes vizt: Sam, Phillis, Ben, Humphry, young Rose, and young Torn, during his natural life and then to the heirs of his body, lawfully begotten by a second wife, and for want of such issue to be equally divided between my four sons George, David, Richard, and Joseph Ball,
      Son George Ball-four negroes vizt: Will, Betty, Peter, and George.
      Also my writing desk, new saddle and bridle, pistols and holsters, pettycoat, the }owson(housing)that is silver laced, and the use of the personal estate he has already received.
      Son Richard Ball-three negroes vizt: Crowner, Judey, and Moll, one feather bed, bolster, bedstead, rugg and blanket, and the rest of the personal estate he has already received.
      Money to be raised out of my estate-to pay for the building and furnishing of my son Richard Ball's house.
      Son Joseph Ball-two negroes vizt: Jaety and Laney, the large table and looking glass in the hall, after the death of his mother. Money to be raised out of my estate-to pay for the building and furnishing of my son Joseph Ball's house, and also money for my son Joseph Ball to complete his paying for the land that he bought of his cousin Jesse Ball.
      Son John Ball-after the death of his mother, my desk and bookcase that stands in the hall, the oval table in the chamber, and the rest of the personal estate he has already received.
      Daughter Harris Ball-a good bed and furniture, four. dutch chairs, two pewter. dishes and six plates, and the horse and bridle called hers.
      Rest of my personal estate not already given-to be equally divided between my wife and son Joseph Ball.
      Daughter Harris Ball-the use of my house called a necessary, during her maiden life. Also sufficient ground on the plantation I now live on for her slave to work, and house room for corn and tobacco. Estate not to be appraised.
      Wife Grace Ball, and my son George Ball, executors.
      Witness: John Ball, David Ball, and Richard Ball.
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      1750-1770 Wills-Admin Northumberland Co Va
      Ball, Grace, of Wiccocomoco Parish
      W. W. 9 November 1751---W0 P. 10 February 1752
      Grandaughter Sarah Ball daughter to my son John Ball -twenty shillings current money of Virginia.
      Son George Ball-a silver can and the cold still.
      Three daughters Sarah Dameron, Harris Downman and Grace Downman. three great bibles, the bible to be in value three pounds current money of Virginia, three Cows and calves, six sheep, six best hogs to be equally divided between them.
      Son David Ball-a horse called Jack, a draft steer, seven leather chairs, a press, a large bible common Prayer Book, the whole Duty or Man, a large looking glass, case and bottles.
      Son Richard-Ball-three cows, two young stears, two good yearlings, all my hogs not before given, a good bed and furniture.
      Son Joseph Ball-negro fellow Tom, a good bed and furniture.
      a very large Kittle, pan or hand ....
      Rest of estate to be equally divided between my sons David Ball and Joseph Ball.
      Witness: George Ball and. Travers Downman.
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      1753-1765 King George County, Virginia Deed Book 4; [Antient Press]; Page 201-205
      Indenture made 25/26th July 1755 between JOSEPH BALL of parish St.
      Stephens in county Northumberland and THOMAS JETT of parish Hanover in county King George .. by deeds of lease and release .. for sum One hundred and sixty eight pounds one shilling and six pence Curt. money .. and 1700 pounds of Tobacco in two casks .. sold land in parish Hanover in county King George containing 200 acres which land was given to RICHARD BALL by the last will and testament of GEORGE BALL deceased Father of said Richard and sold by Richard Ball to Joseph Ball party to these presents by a deed of Bargain and Sale bearing date in month of April 1753 .. and is land whereon ARCHIBALD DOUGLASS now lives and rents of Joseph Ball ..
      Presence Archibald Douglass, Joseph Ball
      Willi: Deane, Thos. x Carnabv,
      Daniel Bently, Richard Payne
      At a court held 2nd October 1755 .. Deeds of lease and release with Receipt endorsed admitted to record.
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      1762-1766 Administrations Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 624
      Gill, John, est. adm. by Betty Gill, with Joseph Ball and Richard Ball sec. 14 July 1766
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      1776-1780 Record Book #10; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 514
      Ball, David
      W. W. 11 November 1779---W, P. 10 January 1780
      Cousin David Ball, son of my brother George Ball-the tract of land in Lancaster County which was given to me by my Uncle David Ball, to him and the male heir of his body lawfully begotten, and also all the negroes that were given to me by my Uncle David Ball.
      Cousin David Ball, son of my brother Joseph Ball-the land whereon I now live, to him and the lawfully begotten heirs of his body, and for want of such to his brother John Ball and the lawfull heirs of his body, and for want of such to William Ball and the lawfully begotten heirs of his body.
      Cousin David Ball, son of my brother Joseph Ball-to pay unto my brother Richard Ball, one hundred and twenty pounds current money within four months after my death, otherwise I give my brother Richard Ball, Winne and her two children, and their increase. Cousin Ann Conways eldest daughter-negro man Shadrack.
      Cousin Richard Ball, son of my brother Richard Ball-two thousand pounds of crop tobacco.
      Cousin John Ball, son of my brother Joseph Ball-three thousand pounds of crop tobacco at one thousand a year, towards giving him a good education.
      Cousin David Ball, son of my brother Joseph Ball-all the rest of my estate not before given, real and personal.
      Cousin David Ball, Junr., son of my brother George Ball, and David Ball son of my brother Joseph Ball, executors.
      Witness: Charles Lattimore, Junr., Jesse Clutton, and Betty Ball.

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