Monday, March 23, 2009

Ninnian Beall (son of Ninnian Beall) Will and other information

Summary of Ninnian Beall's (of Montgomery County, MD 1723-1790) will:
To daughter Ruth Gassaway 1 shilling sterling
To daughter Susanna Catlett
To children of each 200 pounds
To grandchildren, those of Mary Watkins deceased, money from certain lands I sold Charles Gassaway in 1779
To grandson Gassaway Watkins to attend school until 1793
To sons in law Zachariah Offutt, Benjamin Edwards and Hardage Lane and daughters Eleanor Offutt, Rachel Land and Margaret Edwards 50 pounds each.
To children of my son Charles deceased, those unprovided for in the last will and testament of Charles Beall.
Son in law Hardage Lane, sole executor.

Record compiled by: Elizabeth Heterick and given to Bernice Swain through written correspondence.

Ninnian Beall married Mary
Susannah Beall married Alexander Catlett
Rachel Beall married Hardage Lane
Margaret Beall married Benjamin Edwards
Ruth Beall married Charles Gassaway
Mary Beall married Jon Watkins, Jr.
Eleanor Beall married Zachariah Offutt
Charles Beall married Tabitha Beall, daughter of Joseph, son of Ninian  & Ruth
Andrew Beall remained single

4 April 1791 administration of Estate of Ninian Beall shows tracts of land disposed of as Friendship in need 231 1/4 acres, Coopers Choice 81 1/2 acreas, Not worth a Name 10 acres. Will Book C page 74, Montgomery Co.

13 Aug 1777, "Know ye all men that I Ninian Beall of Ninian of Montgomery County for the love and affection and Good Will I bear the Society of people called Baptists, give devise and bequeath one acre of land whereon the meeting house now stands. Book A page 27 Land Office Montgomery, Co.

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