Birth168044580,44594
Undefined10 Mar 1706, Prince George’s County, MD44595
Undefined Memoreceived a negro girl (no name given) from Ninian & Ruth Beall (his father in law)
ResidencePrince George’s County, MD44580
Land Purchase28 Feb 1717, Prince George’s County, MD44596,44597,44598
Purchase Memopart of tract Good Luck 245 ac with agreement he allow testator’s heirs the sum of 4000 lbs of tobacco from father-in-law, Ninian Beall
Undefined28 Feb 1717, Prince George’s County, MD44581,44599
Undefined Memoexecutor of Col. Ninian Beall will (father in law) along with George Beall & Charles Beall
Residence172244579,44600
Reside Memo500 ac then 1000 ac Chevy Chase; 1725?
Death26 Jun 176144580,44601
Death Memo2 Jul 1761?
FatherJohn Belt Sr. (ca1658-1698)
MotherElizabeth Tydings (ca1658-<1737)
Misc. Notes
The Brooke Family of Whitchurch, Hampshire, England44602
Pg 30 Ninian Beall Will: Item. I give and bequeath unto my Son in Law Joseph Belt (Source 46 Miss Catherine Dulany Belt says his wife was Margery Beall) part of a tract of land called Good Luck containing two hundred forty five acres he allowing unto my heirs the sum of four thousand pounds of tobacco according to our former agreement he deducting what I doe owe him on his books for severall wares and merchandizes had of him to the said Joseph and unto his heirs for (sic)
Item that whereas I owe several debts I doe empower my trustees hereafter named to enable them to pay the same to sell a certain Tract of land called the Recovery lying and being in the freshes of Patuxent River near the head of the Western Branch to be sold it containing four hundred acres, the aforesaid tract of land bequeathed unto my son Belt is adjoining there unto
Military
Husband Osborn Sprigg, Wife Rachel Belt, Marr: Jul 11, 1727, Minister Jacob Henderson, dau of Col. Joseph Belt, children: Lucy Sprigg B: Jan 20, 1728/2922838
John Belt (s/o Col. Joseph Belt) & Margaret Queen Marr: 4 Mar 1727/28, Min Jacob Henderson;22838

Pg 388 Queen Anne’s Parish Register: Osborn Sprigg, was married to Rachel Belt, dau of Coll. Joseph Belt, the 11th July, pr. Rev Jacob Henderson, 172741186

Vol II Pt I-Pg1140953 Belt’s of AA Co - Col Joseph Belt, Chevy Chase was patented in 1722 marr twice (1) Esther, dau of Col Ninian Beall (2) ? by whom he had Joseph Sprigg Belt & Mary Belt.

Col16001,44603,14807,22855

Pg 27 Col Joseph Belt;44604

Pg 77 Col Joseph Belt8746
Research
folio 289/869 . Indenture, 27 Feb 1719; enrolled 15 Aug 172041899
From: Clement Hill, Gentl of Prince George's County
To: Morris Morris, planter of Prince George's County
For 2,400 lbs: of tobacco a parcel of land called Shrewsbury Plaine of 150 acres
/s/ Clement Hill (seal)
Wit: Jos Belt, Ths Sprigg
Acknowledged by Anne Hill, wife of Clement

Folio 119 . Indenture, 27 Feb 1720; enrolled 31 May 172141899
From: William Ray, Sr., planter of Prince George's County
To: Clement Hill, Gent. of Prince George's County
For £40 a tract of land in Prince George's County called Bread and Cheese; bounded by land
formerly surveyed for Maj. Thoma. Truman, land called St. Andrew, and land of Maj. Sewell;
containing 158 acres
/s/ William Ray (mark & seal)
Wit: Jos. Belt, Tho. Sprigg
Acknowledged by William Ray; no acknowledgement by wife

Folio 134 . Indenture, 27 Feb 1720; enrolled 24 Aug 172141899
From: Clement Hill, planter of Prince George's County
To: William Ray, Sr., planter of Prince George's County
For £40 a tract of land in Prince George's County part of The Forrest; containing 100 acres
/s/ Clement Hill (seal)
Wit: Jos Belt, Tho Sprigg
Acknowledged by Clement Hill: no acknowledgement by wife

folio 191 . Indenture, 22 Aug 1721; enrolled 7 Oct 172141899
From: Clement Hill, Gent. of Prince George's County
To: ThomaB Price, planter of Prince George's County
For £18 a tract of land part of Chance in Prince George's County; bounded by 100 acres of said
tract laid out for Edmond Henebree; containing 100 acres
/s/ Clement Hill (seal)
Wit: Jos. Belt, Thos. Sprigg
Acknowledged by Anne Hill, wife of Clement

folio 447 . Indenture, 30 Feb 1722; enrolled 7 Jun 172341899
From: Henry Darnall, Gent. of Prince George's County
To: Clement Hill, Gent. of Prince George's County
For £500 two tracts of land in Prince George's County; one called Forrest bounded by Crock
Creek of 712 acres; the other in Baltimore County on the south side of the main falls of the
Gunpowder River of 1,500 acres of land called Northampton
/s/ Henry Darnall (seal)
Wit: Joseph Belt, Thomas Sprigg
Acknowledged by Henry Darnall; no acknowledgement by wife

Liber M, Page 28041899
Enrolled at request of Thomas Miles 25 May 1728:
Indenture, 22 May 1728; Between Clement Hill, Gent. to Thomas Miles, planter; for £90; a parcel being part of a tract called Spye Park; bounded by the northernmost corner of a tract called Partnership originally surveyed for Maj. Nicholas Sewall & John Darnall, a tract now in possession of Thomas Tasker called The Grange; containing 91 acres;
/s/ Clement Hill; wit. Jos. Belt, Edw. Sprigg, John Buchanan; ack. 22 May 1728 by Clement Hill and Anne his wife

Pg 1080 Mary Sprigg, born PrinceGeorgeCo MD, Dec15, 1723, m. Prince George Co, Jun21, 1746, Jeremiah Belt, born PrinceGeorgeCo, Mar4, 1724, died PrinceGeorgeCo,1785 (son of Col Joseph Belt&Esther,dau of Col NinianBeall(ltr fm C. C. Magruder Jr of Wash DC)41186 (Col?)

Pg 48044603 - 1680 Humphrey’s grandson, Col Joseph Belt (1680 MD-1761 MD) b: Anne Arundel Co MD. There is a monument to his honor located on Chevy Chase Circle on the line between MD & District of Columbia. He is probably the most prominent of all Belt ancestors. He was one of the largest landowners in the colonies.
The most complete reports on Col Belt are (1) Col Joseph Belt by C.C. Magruder, Jr. dtd 5 Nov 1909, published as a Historical paper of the Society of Colonial Wars in the District of Columbia. (2) Montgomery Co MD Historical Society report on May 1969 Vol XII No. 3 by Martha Sprigg Poole on Col Joseph Belt & Col Ninian Beall. (Further research!)

Pg 27 Ninian Beall possible ch: Margery marr1 Thomas Sprigg III, marr2 Col Joseph Belt, her sister Hester’s widower44604 (married his former sister-in-law?)
Spouses
Birthca 167644631
Birth Memo1657 born before parents marriage?
Undefined10 Mar 1706, Prince George’s County, MD44595
Undefined Memoreceived a negro girl (no name given) from her parents, Ninian & Ruth Beall
Deathaft 23 Jan 172644632,44633
FatherNinian Beall (1625-1717)
MotherRuth Moore (1647-)
Research
Pg 30 Ninian Beall Will: Item. I give and bequeath unto my Son in Law Joseph Belt (Source 46 Miss Catherine Dulany Belt says his wife was Margery Beall)44602 (Her? she not mentioned separately in his will?)

Not mentioned as a child of Pg 12 Ninian Beall & Ruth Moore41804
Marriagebef 10 Mar 1706, Prince George’s County, MD44583,44636,44584
Marr Memo1707?
ChildrenJohn (1707->1772)
 Anne (1708-1762)
 Rachel (1711-<1761)
 Joseph Sprigg (1717-1761)
 Tobias (1720-1785)
 Mary (1722-)
 Jeremiah (1724-1785)
 James (1726-1786)
Birthabt 169644441
Undefined30 Jun 1737, Prince George’s County, MD44464,44465
Undefined Memoadministratrix of Mr. Thomas Sprigg, late of Prince George’s County, additional account of estate
Deathbef 27 Sep 1783, Prince George’s County, MD44441,44466,44470,44471
Death Memotestate
Alias/AKAMargery44446,44467,44458
FatherJohn Wight (ca1670-<1705)
MotherAnn Greenfield (ca1670-<1726)
Research
Pg 388 Queen Anne’s Parish Register: Mary, dau of Thos. Sprigg, Jun., & Mary his wife, was born the 15th of 10ber, 172341186 (Mother Mary?)

Pg 58 & Vol II Pg 71 Col. Ninian Beall issue: Margery marr1: Thomas Sprigg III, son of Lieut.-Col. Thomas and Margaret (Moriarte) Sprigg, who d: 1726; marr2: 1727 Col. Joseph Belt, her brother-in-law & Vol II Pg 696 Thomas Sprigg & Margaret Mariarte Issue: Thomas Jr. marr: Margery (Beall?) prob d/o Col Ninian Beall. She marr2: Col Joseph Belt & had a son & dau Humphrey & Margery Belt14807 (Her surname would be Beall not Wight? No other sources list Margery as daughter of Ninian Beall?)
Marriageaft Oct 1733, Prince George’s County, MD44605,44460
Marr Memobef 1737?
ChildrenHumphrey (ca1734-)
 Margery (ca1736-)
Last Modified 22 Sep 2016Created 31 Jan 2017 using Reunion 11 by Chris Dunmore