Thomas Ballard, Jr

Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
Death 3 Dec 1804 (aged 71–72)
Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
Burial Unknown, Specifically: Burial unknown, per Stephen Ballard, May 2011.
Memorial ID 63202635 · View Source
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Thomas and wife, Mary Ballard purchased 100 acres at the foot of Piney Mountains from Benjamin Huntsman in 1788. Her maiden name was Powers per Ballard-Ballord Bits.

His children John, James, Ann Bruce, Mary Davis, Lucy Harvey, Betsey Snow and Patty Pettit are named in his will written in 1802.
Wife must have died prior to his death in 1802 as she is not mentioned in his will.

Will probated Dec. 1804 in Albemarle Co., VA (Albemarle Co., VA Will Bk4-163). Thomas lived all his life in Albernarle Col, VA. His estate went to his children. His son-in-law, William Pettit, was the executor of his estate.
"In the Name of God Amen, I Thomas Ballard of Albemarle County do make my last will and testament. I give and divise to my son John Ballard and to his heirs forever all that part of land that lies on the North side of the north fork of Rock Creek.
Item- I give and divise to my son James Ballard and his heirs forever all the rest of my tract of land.
Item- I give and bequeath to my daughter Ann Bruce Thirty pounds of current money of Virginia.
Item- I give and bequeath all the rest of my estate unto my six children viz: John Ballard, James Ballard, Mary Davis, Lucy Harvey, Betsey Snow,and Patty Pettit and to my granddaughter Justina Burruss to be devided equally amongst my said six children and my said grandchild. And I hereby appoint my son James and my son in law Thomas Pettit Executors of this my last wil and testament.
This my last will and testament signed with my hand and sealed with my seal, dated this fourteenth day of December one thousand eight hundred and two. Thomas Ballard (seal) .... (Teste: John Nicholas, C.A.C.)"

Ref. Lynne D. Miller, "The Des. of Thomas Ballard & Anne Thomas." Rev. 10/ 1999

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