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Legacy Library: Sarah Ball

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About meSarah Young Ball (c. 1682 - 1742), Virginia landholder. The widow of Captain Richard Ball (1677-1726). They had at least four surviving daughters.

About my libraryBall's small library is listed in the inventory of her estate (PDF), taken 8 October 1742 and recorded 9 October 1742. Her entire estate was valued at £464, 14 shillings, 3 pence. All books are listed as being located "in the chamber."

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GroupsLibraries of Early America

Real nameSarah Ball

LocationLancaster County, VA

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Account typepublic

URLs /profile/SarahBall (profile)
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Member sinceMay 13, 2010

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