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View Tree for Capt. William GlascockCapt. William Glascock (b. 1704, d. 05 February 1784)

Capt. William Glascock (son of Col. George Glascock and Millicent Million Downman) was born 1704 in Richmond County, Virginia, and died 05 February 1784 in Richmond County, Virginia. He married Esther Ball on 10 April 1728 in Lancaster County, Virginia, daughter of Capt. Richard Ball and Sarah Young.

 Includes NotesNotes for Capt. William Glascock:
From Martha C. Mordecai

From The Glas(s)cock - Glassco Saga: "Capt. William and his brotherMajor George proceeded to build up their estates to acquire aprominent position in the society of the day.
On April 13, 1726 Maj. George Glascock married Judith Ball, daughterof his neighbor Col. William Ball, and two years later his brotherCapt. William Glascock married her cousin Esther Ball, daughter ofCapt. Richard Ball of St. Mary's Chapel. The girls were 1st cousins.Their fathers were 1st cousins of Mary Ball who married AugustineWashington, the parents of Geo. Washington, so they were both 2nd cousins of George Washington."

Virginia Genealogies, by Rev. Horace Hayden, page 63: Esther Ball married Capt. Wm. Glasscock on May 10, 1728 and had 5 sons & 6 daughters.
Pg. 47: President George Washington's mother, Mary Ball Washington, is listed as grand daughter of Col. William Ball.

Early Va. marriages 929.3 C Lancaster Co. page 50: lists April 10,1728 (Capt.) Wm. Glasscock of Richmond Co. & Esther, dau of SarahBall.

Apparently Capt. William and Esther lived in the house at "IndianBanks" after their marriage in 1728, but both he and Maj. George wereassociated with the area from then on and the Farnham Parish recordscontain many births, marriages & deaths of their descendants forseveral generations. From these two men descended many prominentVirginia Glascocks.

In 1730 Capt. William was appointed as Commission of Peace forRichmond Co.

More About Capt. William Glascock and Esther Ball:
Marriage: 10 April 1728, Lancaster County, Virginia.

Children of Capt. William Glascock and Esther Ball are:
  1. +Dr. George Glascock, b. 20 December 1743, Indian Banks, Virginia, d. 18 October 1787, Cross Hill, Moore County, North Carolina.
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