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Capt. John Ballard Will
Posted by: Lynne Miller (ID *****3717) Date: August 14, 2008 at 17:37:56
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Family Bible Records of Capt John Ballard -

Ballard Bible Handwritten Notations ~ 1st Handwritten Page on back of Title Page, a couple pages prior to “Genesis”
John Ballard Son of Thomas Ballard - Born August 25th 1700 ___. And Departed this life the 31st of August 1746 it being Saturday night 10 oclock. Aged 46 years the 25th of the same Month.
Thomas Ballard Son of John & Elizabeth Ballard - Went from York for the Eastern Shore, the September 1747 and was never after heard after
Elizabeth Ballard daughter of John & Elizabeth Ballard born October 8th 1734. Married Anthony Lawson May 1755 departed this Life 25th January 1756.
Handwritten notations in “Ballard Bible” located at end of Old Testament, prior to New Testament (on back of printed page “The end of the Apocrypha”) :
Ann the Daughter of John Ballard was Born on Thursday 20th day August 1741 Baptised 23 of the Same Instant by Mr. Fontaine. Mr. Robert Martindale Wife Sarah Nelson & Catherine Ballard ____ (Stood?) for her. ~ N3 (?) half an hour after five in the afterNoon she was born
William, Born Monday the 31st Day October 1743 Baptised 13 November following by Mr. Fontaine. John Steth, my Son Thomas & my Nice (niece ?) Jane Dudley Stood for him, (child birth was about eleven aclock in morning)
Katharine Ballard, Daughter John Ballard Married to Mr. Samuel Boush July 7th 1745 ~
Capt. John Ballard Sen. departed this Life August thirty first 1746 it being Saturday Night at ten of the Clock. Aged 45 years the 25 Day of the same Month __(3?). He was taken Wednesday Night at 10 of the Clock & remained _____ (?) till Death which was 72 hours. Tho sick: ____ to be sensible most of the Time. The same Day before the Night when he was taken, he musterd his Company at York & went to Bed in perfect Health.
Elizabeth Ballard _____(?) of John Ballard departed this Life 3rd of Aug. 1787 Aged 83 years intered in York Church yard. A sermon was preached by the Rev. Sam. Shield, the ____(?) 2nd for in the 5th Chap and 1st Verse For we know that if _____(?)
Roes a Negro Woman Delivered of aboy November 4th 1743 & Named Miles, Miles Dyed in 1744
Roes Delivered of Girl July 20th 1745 ~
Notations from Ballard Bible (1st of lighter colored blank pages) prior to New Testament
Written along left margin:
* The following certificate was attached to the pages from which this was copied – the Bible from which it was taken was sent by Wm B. Brown to Sally Glassel of Culpeper Co. Va. Who died at Warrenton Va. since1863.
At top of page:
* I hereby certify this afore going to be a true and faithful extract from the family record in a Bible purchased by me from William Cammack Esq. Enoch M. Lowe Rector of Christ Church, Norfolk.
John Hutchings was married to Mary Long, widow and daughter of Col. Benjamin Edwards, Feb 24th 1757.
John Hutchings the son of John Hutchings & Mary his wife – was born Dec 31st 1758 & died Feb 27 1759.
Amy Hutchings, the daughter of John & Mary Hutchings was born on Saturday the 6th day of June 1761.
Mary daughter of John & Mary Hutchings, Tuesday 11th of September 1764 at 12 o’clock in the day.
Mary Hutchings, wife of John Hutchings and daughter of Col Benjamin Edwards, died Dec 7th 1764.
John Hutchings was married to Ann Ramsey widowed daughter of Mr. John Ballard November 25th 1766.
The above Ann Hutchings was born Aug 20, 1741.
Elizabeth, daughter of John & Ann Hutchings, was born October 19th 1767.
William, the son of John & Ann Hutchings, was born 9th Feb 1770 & died 17th of the same month.
Ann Hutchings, the daughter of John & Ann Hutchings was born 9th Jan 1771 & died 10th Sept following.
Catharine, the daughter of John & Ann Hutchings, was born the 28th June 1772.
John Hutchings, the son of John & Ann Hutchings was born November 13th 1774 – being 1 oclock Sunday morning.
handwritten notations in “Ballard Bible”:
Ann the Daughter of John Ballard was Born on Thursday 20th day August 1741 Baptised 23 of the Same Instant by Mr. Fontaine. Mr. Robert Martindale Wife Sarah Nelson & Catherine Ballard ____ (Stood?) for her. ~ N3 (?) half an hour after five in the afterNoon she was born
William, Born Monday the 31st Day October 1743 Baptised 13 November following by Mr. Fontaine. John Steth, my Son Thomas & my Nice (niece ?) Jane Dudley Stood for him, (child birth was about eleven aclock in morning)
Katharine Ballard, Daughter John Ballard Married to Mr. Samuel Boush July 7th 1745 ~
Capt. John Ballard Sen. departed this Life August thirty first 1746 it being Saturday Night at ten of the clock. Aged 45 years the 25 Day of the same Month ___(?). He was taken Wednesday Night at 10 of Clock & remained _____ (?) till Death which was 72 hours. Tho sick: ____ to be sensible most of the Time. The same Day before the Night when he was taken, he musterd his Company at York & went to Bed in perfect Health.
Elizabeth Ballard _____(?) of John Ballard departed this Life 3rd of Aug. 1787 Aged 83 years intered in York Church yard. A sermon was preached by the Rev. Sam. Shield, the __(?) 2nd for in the 5th Chap. And 1st Verse For we know that if ___(?)
Roes a Negro Woman Delivered of aboy November 4th 1743 & Named Miles, Miles Dyed in 1744
Roes Delivered of Girl July 20th 1745 ~
Marriages
As taken from the “Ballard Bible” :
John Brown and Elizabeth Hutchings was Married December 12th 1797 in Norfolk Va
Rev Samuel Low and Ann E B Brown was Married December 19th 1816 in Norfolk Va
Wm B Brown and Jane S Scott was married October 27th 1825 Culpeper Co Va
Ann E B Brown and W W P Doddridge was Married February 19th 1843 Circleville O
Ann E. Doddridge (widow) and George Fairchild was married May 24th 1870
William P. Brown and Maria Louisa Hess were married April 30th A.D. 1873 at residence of John Moses Hess – Clinton Township, Franklin County, Ohio by Elder Daniel Hess, her cousin, Old School Baptist Minister
Deaths
Elizabeth Brown wife of John Brown Died September 15 1814 Shocco Springs Warren Co, NC Aged 47 Years and Five Days
John Brown Died April 9th 1813 – in Norfolk Va Aged 58 Years and 2 Months
A E Low wife of Samuel Low Died in Norfolk Va May 16th 1817 Aged 18 Years and 6 months & 8 days.
John H Brown Died at St Salvador Brazil buried in English burying Ground on the 28th September 1824 Aged 22 Years 10 months and 21 days
Charles Scott Brown Died May 12th 1834 Aged 3 Years 2 Months and 22 days – Buried in Lot 122 Columbus O.
Wm B Brown Died January 20 1839 in Pickaway Co. O. Aged 5 Years 8 months & 27 days Buried in Judge Florence (burial) Ground (moved).
Virginia Brown Died December 9th 1841 in Circleville O. Aged 6 Years 10 months and 2 days.
Births
Ann Hutchings daughter of John and Ann Hutchings born May 14th 1777
Susannah Hutchings daughter of J and A Hutchings born September13 1779
Elizabeth Harrison Daughter of Nath. Harrison and Elizabeth Gillian his wife ~ P George Co Va born August 17th 1770
Elizabeth Hutchings Daughter of John and Ann Ballard his wife born in Norfolk Va October 9th 1767
Ann E Ballard Brown Daughter of J and E Brown born in Norfolk Va November 8th 1798
John H (Hutchings) Brown son of J and E Brown born in Norfolk Va November 6th 1801
Wm B (Ballard) Brown Son of J and E Brown born Norfolk Va September 3rd 1803
Jane Selden Scott Daughter of John C and Ann Scott born in Fairfax Co Va October 16th 1806
Notations from Ballard Bible (1st of lighter colored blank pages) prior to New Testament
Written along left margin:
* The following certificate was attached to the pages from which this was copied – the Bible from which it was taken was sent by Wm B. Brown to Sally Glassel of Culpeper Co. Va. Who died at Warrenton Va. since1863.
At top of page:
* I hereby certify this afore going to be a true and faithful extract from the family record in a Bible purchased by me from William Cammack Esq. Enoch M. Lowe Rector of Christ Church, Norfolk.
John Hutchings was married to Mary Long, widow and daughter of Col. Benjamin Edwards, Feb 24th 1757.
John Hutchings the son of John Hutchings & Mary his wife – was born Dec 31st 1758 & died Feb 27 1759.
Amy Hutchings, the daughter of John & Mary Hutchings was born on Saturday the 6th day of June 1761.
Mary daughter of John & Mary Hutchings, Tuesday 11th of September 1764 at 12 o’clock in the day.
Mary Hutchings, wife of John Hutchings and daughter of Col Benjamin Edwards, died Dec 7th 1764.
John Hutchings was married to Ann Ramsey widowed daughter of Mr. John Ballard November 25th 1766.
The above Ann Hutchings was born Aug 20, 1741.
Elizabeth, daughter of John & Ann Hutchings, was born October 19th 1767.
William, the son of John & Ann Hutchings, was born 9th Feb 1770 & died 17th of the same month.
Ann Hutchings, the daughter of John & Ann Hutchings was born 9th Jan 1771 & died 10th Sept following.
Catharine, the daughter of John & Ann Hutchings, was born the 28th June 1772.
John Hutchings, the son of John & Ann Hutchings was born November 13th 1774 – being 1 oclock Sunday morning.
1784 – Sept 26th on Sunday, died Ann Hutchings aged 79 years & Susana aged 5 years youngest daughters of Mr. John Hutchings & Ann his wife, after a very short illness, one of them was ill only 24 hours.
1786. April 8th on Saturday, died Mr. John Hutchings of the Borough of Norfolk aged 55 years, the son of Col. John Hutchings & Amy his wife.
Doctor James Ramsay son of Doctor George Ramsay and Sarah his wife of the borough of Norfolk & Ann daughter of John & Eliza. Ballard of York were married 28th October 1761 being St Simon and St Judes day.
James, son of James Ramsay & Ann his wife was born September 8th 1762.
Doctor James Ramsay departed this life this 18th September 1762 in the 32nd year of his Age.
Doctor James Ramsay, son of Doctor James Ramsay departed this life December 15th about 8 oclock in this morning 1797.
John Hutchings, son of John Hutchings & Ann his wife departed this life 27th September 1800 in Alexandria aged 25 years.
Catharine Cammack, daughter of John and Ann Hutchings died 4th July 1818.
Norfolk Jan 2 1822
Ann Hutchings, the daughter of John & Ann Hutchings was born 14th May 1777
Susannah Hutchings, the daughter of John & Ann Hutchings was born 13th Sept 1779.
Ann Hutchings the wife of John Hutchings, died 15th November 1813. 72 years 2 months And 15 days old.
Transcript of page from Bible, handwritten by Captain John Ballard:
(?) 20th 1724 being Sunday I was married to Elizabeth Gibbons by the Rev. Wm. Francis Fontaine.
January 16th 1725 my wife deliverd of a girl child named Katherine, and was baptized the _____ of February the the above Fontaine. The Day happened to be Sunday seventeen minitts apast three a clock in the afternoon Rob Ballard Godfather Mary Relfont Jane Ballard Godmother
On Thursday the fourth day of July, forty minits past seven a clock in the morning in the year (?) Christ 1728 my wife was delivered of a fine boy child, baptized on Sunday 14 of same month by M. Fontaine Wm. & (?) Nelson Godfather & Sarah Nelson Godmother: which named him Thomas according to my desire.
On the 24th September 1730 my wife delivered of a boy. Baptis’d 3 October. John Buckner & Jones Irwin (?) Godfather & Mary Philips Godmother who named John, according to my desire. The day he was born was Thursday ~ By the Rev. Wm. Fontaine
Wednesday, the 8th day of August 1733 at eleven a clock at night, my wife was delivered of a boy baptized 21st, Ism (?) Moody & John Gibbons Godfathers & Mary Hanes Godmother ~ Baptised by the Rev. Rup. Hewit Minister of Warwick, named him Robert.
Monday the 15th December 1735 Elizabeth Ballard (Daughter of John & Elizabeth Ballard) was born. Baptized Sunday 21 December by Rev Fontaine
(Along Left Margin)
October 8th 1737 Elizabeth was born being the second daughter of this name. Edm. Smith, his wife (?) Rebecker Philips stood for her Baptised by Rev. Rup. (?) Hewitt.


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