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William Ball, IV

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Lancaster County, Virginia, Colonial America
Death: Died in Lancaster County, Virginia, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Son of Col. William Ball, of "Millenbeck" and Hannah Ball
Husband of Margaret (Ball) Ball
Father of Williamson Ball and Col. William Ball, V
Brother of Judith Glascock; Sarah Martha McCarty; George Ball; Ellen Ball and Hannah Ball

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About WIliam Ball, IV, of "Millenbeck"

Col. William Ball, son of Col. William Ball of "Millenbeck" and Hannah Beale, died about 1741. He married his cousin Margaret Ball on 17 February 1722/23; she was the daughter of his father's brother Richard Ball.

Named in his father's 1744 will were:

Grandsons: Wm. Ball, son of Geo. Ball, decd., Benj. Ball, Richard Ball John Ball, son of son George Ball, Williamson Ball, son of George Ball, George Ball, Williamson Ball, son of son William, decd. Daughters in law, Margaret Ball, widow ....


please note the bottom of the document where it speaks of two Williamson Ball wives etc,


A Guide to the Ball Family Papers, 1680-1785 Accession Number 23554 A Collection in the Library of Virginia


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Collection is open to research. Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions. Preferred Citation

Ball Family Papers, 1680-1785. Accession 23554. Personal Papers Collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

Gift, 29 June 1950, of Frank Taylor of Fredericksburg, Virginia, through George H. S. King of Fredericksburg. Descriptive Summary

Repository: The Library of Virginia Accession Number: 23554 Title: Ball Family Papers, 1680-1785 Physical Description: 12 leaves and 47 pages Language: English Creator: Ball Family

Scope and Content

Papers, 1680-1785, of the Ball family of Lancaster County, Virginia, consisting of wills, 1680-1785, of William Ball (1615-1680), Richard Ball (ca. 1675-1726), Margaret Ball (ca. 1702-1783), and William Ball (d. 1785), all of Lancaster County; inventories, 1727-1773, of the estates of Richard Ball, William Ball, Jr. (1700-1741), John Ball (d. 1772), and an unidentified estate; deeds, 1733-1758, for property in Lancaster County and slaves; letters, 1764 and 1780, discussing the property of Margaret Ball; depositions, 1775-1782, concerning the purchase of slaves from the estate of William Ball, and concerning crops made on the estate of John Ball; legal opinions, 1779 and no date, concerning the estate of Mary Ball, and concerning a deed between Margaret Ball and William Ball; a list, no date, of slaves from an unidentified estate; and Ball family genealogical notes. Biographical Information

  • Born about 1615, William Ball emigrated to Virginia and became a prosperous landowner in Lancaster County, Virginia. He served as a justice, a colonel of the militia, and as a delegate to the House of Burgesses. He fathered four children, including
  • William Ball (1641-1694).. [who] had nine children, including
  • William Ball (ca. 1674-1744). He married Hannah Heale (d. ca. 1744) and they had 6 children, including
  • William Ball (ca. 1700-1741). He married his cousin Margaret Ball (ca. 1702-1783), the daughter of his uncle Richard Ball (ca. 1675-1726) 17 February 1723/4. They had 6 children

Contents List

  • Will, dated 5 October 1680 and recorded 10 November 1680, of William Ball (1615-1680) of Lancaster County.
  • Will, recorded 8 February 1726/7, of Richard Ball (ca. 1675-1726) of Lancaster County.
  • Inventory, recorded 9 August 1727, of the estate of Richard Ball.
  • Deed, dated 12 May 1733, for 1/2 acre in Lancaster County from Hopkins Wilder to Lawrence Blade, both of Lancaster County, subsequent assignments dated 29 June 1742 and 22 October 1745.
  • Inventory, dated 4 October 1742, of the estate of William Ball Jr. (ca. 1700-1741).
  • Deed, dated 8 May 1747, for land and slaves from Margaret Ball (ca. 1702-1783) to William Ball (d. 1785), both of Lancaster County.
  • Ball family genealogical chart, 24 August 1748.
  • Deed, recorded in general court 27 October 1758, for 50 acres in Lancaster County from Margaret Ball to William Ball.
  • Letter, 30 October 1764, from David Boyd to Margaret Ball concerning property inherited from her husband.
  • Deposition, 1 August 1775, of James Newby (1723-1791) concerning the purchase of slaves by John Lee of Essex County, Virginia, from the estate of William Ball.
  • Deposition, 1 August 1775, of Richard Ball (b. 1732) concerning the purchase of slaves by John Lee of Essex County, Virginia, from the estate of William Ball.
  • Inventory, recorded 19 July 1773 in Lancaster County and 27 July 1773 in Fauquier County, Virginia, of the estate of John Ball (d. 1772).
  • Legal opinion, 15 April 1779, of David Boyd concerning the estate of Mary Ball.
  • Legal opinion, 22 December 1779, of Edmund Randolph concerning the estate of Mary Ball.
  • Legal opinion, 22 December 1779, of Edmund Randolph concerning the estate of Mary Ball.
  • Letter, 21 April 1780, from Margaret Ball to William Ball concerning her property.
  • Deposition, 22 September 1782, by Norman Utterback, overseer, concerning crops made on the estate of John Ball.
  • Will, dated 21 June 1777 and recorded 16 October 1783, of Margaret Ball.
  • Will, dated 17 June 1785 and recorded 22 July 1785, of William Ball.
  • Inventory, no date, of an unidentified estate.
  • List, no date, of slaves of an unidentified estate.
  • Legal opinion, no date, concerning a deed between Margaret Ball and William Ball.
  • Genealogical notes, no date, on the Ball family.
  • Will, no date, of Margaret Ball.

from http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=adboyd&id=I5289

William Ball III b. abt. 1676 m. Hannah Heale

"Colonial Families of The Southern States of America", p. 31.

Col. William Ball, of Lancaster Co., Va., b. 1676; d. 1745; eldest son of Capt. William and Margery (Downman) Ball; [This is disputed ~ SS] [Should be Williamson] made will Aug. 14, 1744, probated March 8, 1745; served as Surveyor of Northumberland Co., 1724; was a staunch and liberal supporter of the Established Church, and a Vestryman of Christ Church; m. Hannah Beale(sic) [Should be Heale], d. prior to 1744. Issue: Ball, Col. William. Will 14 Aug. 1744. Rec. 8 Mar 1744 [SIC: these are the dates of his father's will]. Grandsons: Wm. Ball, son of Geo. Ball, decd., Benj. Ball, Richard Ball John Ball, son of son George Ball, Williamson Ball, son of George 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. Will Book 14, p. 55


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WIliam Ball, IV, of "Millenbeck"'s Timeline

1697
1697
Lancaster County, Virginia, Colonial America
1724
1724
Age 27
Lancaster County, Virginia
1724
Age 27
1742
April 9, 1742
Age 45
Lancaster County, Virginia, Colonial America