COL Samuel Beall, Jr

COL Samuel Beall, Jr

Prince George's County, Maryland, USA
Death 1778 (aged 64–65)
Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Burial Washington County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 136147351 · View Source
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Samuel Beall, Jr. was born in 1713 in "New Dumfries", Prince George's County, Maryland and died in 1778 in Washington County, Maryland. His home, 'Kelly's Purchase', was originally in the County of Frederick County, MD and then the county split and the land lay in Washington County, MD. This is believed to be the final resting place of Samuel and Eleanor Brooke Beall. No tombstone exists.
On 23 May 1734 Samuel Beall, Jr, the eldest son of John and Verlinda Magruder Beall, married Eleanor Brooke according to bible records.

Copy of Abstract of certified copy of Will of Samuel Beall Jr. at Hagerstown, Washington Co., Md, Dated Oct 15-1774, Recorded January 10, 1778.
"To wife Eleanor in lieu of her dower, "all my right or part of a tract of land called Kelly's purchase, containing 205 acres whereon I now live"; also two negroes now employed at the Forge that is in partnership with David Rose and Richard Henderson;
To Dau. Verlanda Dent;
To Daus Eleanor, Ann, Rebeccah, and Frances all under 16 yrs.
To son Richard heretofore provided for;
To Son Walter all my part of a tract of land called Beals Good Will being the resurvey of the resurvey of Mill Seat Except such part as in herein and hereafter given to my son Brooke Beall and my daughter Amelia Beall;
To son Brooke Beall all my land under lease (containing one hundred and twenty acres) to William Burgess as may appear by the said lease reference thereunto being had and being a part of my Tract of land called Resurvey on the Resurvey of Mill Seat but now under a resurvey thereof called Beall's Good Will;
To son Thomas Beall my part of a tract of land called Gise containing by patent 93 acres that shall be clear of elder surveys.
To dau. Amelia Beall, wife of Thaddeus Beall all my part of that tract of land called Beall's Good Will under a Resurvey on the Resurvey of Mill Seat laying to the eastward of the middle of a stream running through the said land commonly called the Northwest Branch and to the northward of a small branch called Thaddeus Bealls Spring Branch which emptieth into the said North Branch.
To sons Isaac and Daniel Beall, negro men, belonging to his personal estate and other personal property; also directs that after the death of Eleanor Beall the land called Kelly's Purchase, containing 206 acres be sold, and one fourth of the proceeds be given to son Daniel.
To son Basil Beall my Water Grist Mill and the appurtenances thereunto belonging with the twenty acres of land whereon it stands, that was condemned in the name of Joseph (Josiah?) Beall as will appear by the lease, reference thereunto being had for my use and to be assigned unto me or my assigns by Thaddeus Beall, his son and heir which I do hereby direct and order to be done by the said Thaddeus Beall. Otherways it is my Will and I do hereby direct that the devise mad Amelia, wife of Thaddeus be null and void. He also gives Basil Beall all the tract of land called Noise? Enough containing acres and some slaves. Directs that his Executors do sell at piblick vendue or the highest bidder after giving three months notice in the Maryland and a Pennsylvania gazettes of such such sale, all my right, title claim, and interest in and to a tract called Philadelphia, a tract of land called Gift, and a tract of land called Berlin ( which three tracts or parcels of land lay in or upon each other so that the whole contaln only a piece 350 acres) a piece of land containing one acre by deed or conveyance from Archibald Orme and recorded in Prince George County. Records being part of a tract of land called the addition to the Vineyard a lot in the addition to Georgetown No 6 to be conveyed by Charles Beattys and partners a piece of land supposed to convey 28 acres, part of a tract of land called Christy's Folly attached and condemned in the name of Josiah Beall as nominal Sheriff and for my use as the effects of Richard Smith in Frederick County Court and to be conveyed by Thaddeus Beall, his son and heir, also all my share and stock both real and personal being one fourth of the Forge known by the name of the Frederick Forge in partnership with David Ross and Richard Henderson, and out of the proceeds to pay his debts and legacies, and the remainder to divide equally between his four unmarried daughters.
To son Samuel gives one fourth of proceeds of sale of Kelly's purchase, the remaining ... half to be equally divided between his four unmarried daughters.
Appoints sons, Samuel, Richard, and Brooke as Executors.
Witnessess: Charles Swearingen, Walter Wilson, Wm. Good Signed Samuel Beall Junior"
According to Shinn's The Ancestry and descendants of Gustavus Beall and Thomas Heugh Beall
"The preceding record gives the children who were alive at the date of Samuel's will, 1778, 14 in number. There were 17 children, however, as the family Bible discloses.
1. John Brooke Beall, b. Feb. 17, 1734-5. Died in infancy.
2. Verlinda Beall, b. June i, 1730.
3. Walter Beall. b. Oct. 9, 1737. Died the .same year.
4. Richard Beall, b. 1738, m. Sarah Brooke, eldest son and heir
5. Walter Beall, b. 1740.
6. Brooke Beall, b. 1742, m. Margaret Johns. Died 1798.
7. Thomas Beall, b. July, 1744, m. Verlinda Beall. Died 1S23.
8. Jeremiah Beall, b. Nov. 16, 1745. Died in infancy.
9. Amelia Beall, b. Apr. 19, 1747, m. Capt. Thaddeus Beall.
10. Samuel Beall, b. Sept. 28, 1748. Samuel the Third.
11. Isaac Beall, 12. Daniel Beall. 13. Basil Beall;
14. Eleanor Beall. 15. Anne Beall. 1C. Rebbecca Beall;
17. Frances Beall, b. Jan. 3, 1762."

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