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Abraham BALLARD

Male Abt 1705 - Bef 1754  (~ 49 years)


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  • Name Abraham BALLARD 
    Born Abt 1705  Nansemond County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Will 9 Nov 1753  Perquimans County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Bef Apr 1754  Perquimans County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate Apr 1754  Perquimans County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Lynne D. Miller, "Descendants of John Ballard" <http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/m/i/l/Lynne-D-Miller/FILE/ 0002page.html>:

      ABRAHAM BALLARD, b. Abt. 1705; d. Bet. Nov 1753 - 17 Apr 1754, Perquimans NC; m. ELIZABETH SUMNER; b. Abt. 1715. . . .

      Will of Abraham Ballard dated November 9, 1753, probated April 1754, Book K, page 97:

      In the Name of God amen, I Abraham Ballard of Perguimons County in the Province of North carolina Being weak of Body but of Sound and perfect memory Thanks be to God for it and Caling to mind the uncertainty of this Tearitory Life do make and ordain this my Last will and Testament in mannor and form following

      First I Bequeath my Soul to almighty God and my Body to the Earth to be buried at the Discretion of my Executors hereafter named and so for my world by Estate which it hath pleased God to Bestow upon me

      Item: I give and Dispose of as followeth viz first my will and Desire is that all my Just Debts be Trowly paid and Discharged by my Execut hereafter named.

      Item: I give and Bequeszth to my Son Jethro Ballard my plantation where on I now live and all the land there unto belonging So far as to the walnot rocks Branch thence up the sd walnot Branch to a Branch called the Scool ... Branch thens up the sd School hows branch to . . . Back Line . . . one third . . . and plantation which I Shall Leave . . . his heirs and assignes for Ever.

      Item: I give and Bequeath to my Son Kedah all my Land on the North Side of the . . . wa . . . ot rocks branch with the Scool hows old foild and So bounding on the sd Scool Hows branch to the Back Line. I Lev to my sd Son Keadah Ballard and his heirs & assigned for Ever.

      Item: I Give to my sd Son Jethro Ballard my Negro Man named Jack and my Negro boy named Bibs. I Lev to my sd Son Jethro and his heirs for Ever.

      Item: I Give to my Son Keadah Ballard my Negro Boy named Anthony and my Negro Girl named Hannah and her Increase Lev to my Son Keadah and his heirs for Ever.

      Item: I Give to my Daughter Apsilla Ballard my Negro Girl named Nanney. I Lev to sd Daughter Apsilla and her heirs for Ever.

      Item: I Give to my Daughter Bathsheba Ballard my negro Girl named Loadia I lev to my sd Daughter Bathsheba and her heirs for Ever.

      Item: It is my will and Desire that my Loving wife Elisabeth Ballard have and Injoy one third part of the plantation and Land where on I now Live So far as the sd walnot rock branch together with the Hous on thereon for and Dureing her Natural Life also my nurse man. Rambo Harris and my negro woman named Ross for and Dureing her natural Life and at her Increas to Return to my other Estates to be Equally Devided it also my Desire that my Executors have Liberty to Sell So much of my other Estate as will Satisfy and pay all my Just Debts and all the Rest and re . . . of my Estate not before given be it of what nature or Kind So ever I Leave the use of it to my Loveing wife for and Dureing her widohood but and if She happen to marry Then to be Equally Devided at her marriage Between my sd wife and all my Children Share and Sare a Like.

      Lastly: I nominate and appoint my Loveing wife and my friend John Simner my Exectrise and Executor to this my Last will and Testament Revoaking and Dissanulling all other will or wills hereto for by me made published or Declaired Either by word or wrighting in witness where of I have hereunto Set my hand and Fixed my Seal this Ninth Day of November one Thousand Seven hundred fifty three. Signed and published and Declaired by the Testator to be the Last will and Testament in the . . . Abraham Ballard. Sarah S (x) Norfleet, Phillissia Norfleet, John Sumner.

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      • 1756 - In the Court minutes of October 1756, Perquimans Co.: Ordered that a sumons for Isaac Hill to appear at the next Court to render an account on the oaths of his proceedings on the estate of Abraham Ballard, deceased, in which Isaac intermarried with the widow of said dec'd.

      • 1757 - January Court 1757: On the motion of Isaac Hill praying to be appointed guardian of Absilla & Bathsheba Ballard, Orphans of Abraham Ballard deceased Granted and Ordered that he give Bond with Security in the sum of five hundred pounds, ?? Money, Which Security is given by Joseph Riddick and Moses Mason, Which is approved and the Bond filed.

      • 1759 - April Court 1759: Jethro Benton and Samuel Turner, guardians of the orphans of Abraham Ballard, deceased, returned their accounts on oath. Ordered that they be entered on the Orphans Book.
    Person ID I37280  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 

    Father Ralph BALLARD,   b. Between 1673 and 1690, Nansemond County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1722, Gates County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah (BALLARD) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F16120  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth SUMNER,   b. Abt 1715 
    Children 
     1. Jethro BALLARD,   b. Abt 1745, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1802, Gates County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)  [natural]
     2. Kedar BALLARD,   b. Abt 1747, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1834, Gates County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years)  [natural]
     3. Absilla BALLARD  [natural]
     4. Bathsheba BALLARD  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 14:55:00 
    Family ID F16119  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart