Elizabeth Davison1

F, #7176
Elizabeth Davison
b. ????
d. ????
     Elizabeth Davison married Captain Robert Ball on 26 June 1728 at Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA.2
     Comment by DGB: Dr. Druse thought she was the Mrs. Elizabeth Ball of Dorchester MA that married Ebenezer Spear of Roxbury 19 Mar 1772. End of comment.3      Image from the painting attibuted by some to John Smibert, but more likely to Joseph Blackburn. The original painting is currently in a private collection in the Boston Historical Society, MA, held by a descendant of Captain Ball.

Census, Occupation & Residence

before 1728MD2

Children of Elizabeth Davison and Captain Robert Ball

Citations

  1. [S17] Ball Families of North America as collected by Dr. Joseph L. Druse (1915-2004), 3x5 inch index card file, last updated December 2001, Personal Library of David G. Ball, North Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  2. [S403] Pauline Willis, compiler, Willis Records; or, Records of the Willis family of Haverhill, Portland, and Boston (London: St. Vincent's Press, 1908), p. 101.
  3. [S109] Record Commissioners of the City of Boston, compiler, A Report of the Record Commissioners of the City of Boston, Containing Dorchester Births, Marriages, and Deaths to the end of 1825 (Boston: Rockwell and Churchill, City Printers, 1890), p. 232.
  4. [S403] Pauline Willis, Willis Records, p. 100.

Varian Sprague Johnson1

M, #7177, b. circa 1885
     Varian Sprague Johnson was born circa 1885.1 He married Florence Evelyn Ball, daughter of George Washington Ball and Sarah Maria Snider, on 15 August 1914.1 Varian Sprague Johnson and Florence Evelyn Ball were divorced.2

Child of Varian Sprague Johnson and Florence Evelyn Ball

Citations

  1. [S40] Rae Ball, Jacob Ball (GEDCOM), Canada, 1 Dec 2005.
  2. [S757] Lisa Mansfield, "Ball" surname forum posting 1012012883: "Re: Ball-Canada, and Upstate NY-help??", listserve message to http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/BALL/2002-01/1012012883, 25 January 2002.

Elizabeth Ball1

F, #7178, b. 14 March 1728/29, d. before 1739
     Elizabeth Ball was born on 14 March 1728/29 at Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA.1 She was the daughter of Captain Robert Ball and Elizabeth Davison.1 Elizabeth Ball died before 1739.

Citations

  1. [S403] Pauline Willis, compiler, Willis Records; or, Records of the Willis family of Haverhill, Portland, and Boston (London: St. Vincent's Press, 1908), p. 100.

Richard Elwin Senf1

M, #7179, b. 1 November 1892
     Richard Elwin Senf was born on 1 November 1892 at Grossnaudorf, Germany.2 He married Florence Evelyn Ball, daughter of George Washington Ball and Sarah Maria Snider, on 31 December 1935 at Elm Park Presbyterian Church, Scranton, Lackawanna Co., PA. From a newspaper clipping: Mr. and Mrs. Senf will make their home at Onondaga Hill after May 1. the bride is connected with the New York Telephone Company, and the bridegroom is a chemist with a Syracuse concern.1

Citations

  1. [S772] Charles Spence, "Florence E. Johnson, Richard E. Senf Wedding - email 07," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 10 April 2009.
  2. [S40] Rae Ball, Jacob Ball (GEDCOM), Canada, 1 Dec 2005.

Alda Mae Heath1

F, #7180, b. 7 July 1890
     Alda Mae Heath was born on 7 July 1890 at NY.1 She married Wilfred Earl Ball, son of George Washington Ball and Sarah Maria Snider, on 8 July 1918 at Auburn, Cayuga Co., NY.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

14 January 1920Buffalo, Erie Co., NY"Alda" age 28, b. NY, with husband2

Citations

  1. [S40] Rae Ball, Jacob Ball (GEDCOM), Canada, 1 Dec 2005.
  2. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Buffalo, Erie Co., NY, ED 260, Sheet 18A (stamped 120).

George Mortimer Crowther1

M, #7181, b. 12 July 1895
     George Mortimer Crowther was born on 12 July 1895 at Auburn, Cayuga Co., NY.1 He was the son of Thomas Crowther and Nellie (????)2 George Mortimer Crowther married Beatrice Fern Ball, daughter of George Washington Ball and Sarah Maria Snider, on 7 January 1920 at Auburn, Cayuga Co., NY.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

9 January 1920Auburn, Cayuga Co., NY"George M." age24, b. NY, cleaners salesman, with parents, etc.2

Children of George Mortimer Crowther and Beatrice Fern Ball

Citations

  1. [S40] Rae Ball, Jacob Ball (GEDCOM), Canada, 1 Dec 2005.
  2. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Auburn, Cayuga Co., NY, ED 1, Sheet 9A (stamped 9).
  3. [S757] Lisa Mansfield, "Ball" surname forum posting 1012012883: "Re: Ball-Canada, and Upstate NY-help??", listserve message to http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/BALL/2002-01/1012012883, 25 January 2002.

Joanna Ball1

F, #7182, b. 7 April 1732, d. 22 September 1791
     Joanna Ball was born on 7 April 1732 at Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA.1 She was the daughter of Captain Robert Ball and Elizabeth Davison.1 Joanna Ball married John Stanton on 23 May 1751.1 Joanna Ball died on 22 September 1791 at age 59.1
     Her great-aunt Lydia Sheppard of London, England, gave her a Bible in 1734.2

Citations

  1. [S403] Pauline Willis, compiler, Willis Records; or, Records of the Willis family of Haverhill, Portland, and Boston (London: St. Vincent's Press, 1908), p. 100.
  2. [S409] Thomas Bellows Wyman, compiler, The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown in the County of Middlesex and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1629-1818 (Boston MA: David Clapp and Son, 1879).

John Stanton1

M, #7183, b. circa 1725, d. June 1802
     John Stanton was born circa 1725.1 He married Joanna Ball, daughter of Captain Robert Ball and Elizabeth Davison, on 23 May 1751.1 John Stanton died in June 1802 at Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA.1

Citations

  1. [S403] Pauline Willis, compiler, Willis Records; or, Records of the Willis family of Haverhill, Portland, and Boston (London: St. Vincent's Press, 1908), p. 100.

Angela Ball1

F, #7184, b. 14 September 1856
     Angela Ball was born on 14 September 1856.2 She was the daughter of Eli Peters Ball and Sarah Alvira Goodberry.1

Citations

  1. [S40] Rae Ball, Jacob Ball (GEDCOM), Canada, 1 Dec 2005.
  2. [S720] Charles Spence, "Eli Ball and Emma Holt - email 01," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 15 March 2009, From a copy from a Bible purported to have been owned by Eli. P. Ball and found in the Lennox and Addington County Museum, ON, Canada.

Captain Robert Ball

M, #7185, b. 8 December 1736, d. 22 March 1772
     Captain Robert Ball was born on 8 December 1736 at Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA.1 He was the son of Captain Robert Ball and Elizabeth Davison.1 Captain Robert Ball married Elizabeth Waite, daughter of Samuel Waite and Elizabeth Pratt, on 2 July 1759.1 Captain Robert Ball married Mary Webber on 9 December 1765 at Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA.2 Captain Robert Ball married Melicent Harris on 6 April 1767.3 Captain Robert Ball died on 22 March 1772 at at sea at age 35; he was Master of a vessel and knocked overboard when his vessel was leaving the port of Boston and was lost.4

Census, Occupation & Residence

1765Boston, Suffolk Co., MA2

Children of Captain Robert Ball and Elizabeth Waite

Children of Captain Robert Ball and Melicent Harris

Citations

  1. [S403] Pauline Willis, compiler, Willis Records; or, Records of the Willis family of Haverhill, Portland, and Boston (London: St. Vincent's Press, 1908), p. 101.
  2. [S86] Thomas W. Baldwin, A.B., S.B., compiler, Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1914), vol. 2 p. 22. Hereinafter cited as VR of Cambridge, MA.
  3. [S17] Ball Families of North America as collected by Dr. Joseph L. Druse (1915-2004), 3x5 inch index card file, last updated December 2001, Personal Library of David G. Ball, North Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  4. [S409] Thomas Bellows Wyman, compiler, The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown in the County of Middlesex and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1629-1818 (Boston MA: David Clapp and Son, 1879).

Elizabeth Waite1

F, #7186, b. 6 July 1738, d. 29 August 1764
     Elizabeth Waite was born on 6 July 1738 at Malden, Middlesex Co., MA.2 She was the daughter of Samuel Waite and Elizabeth Pratt.2 Elizabeth Waite married Captain Robert Ball, son of Captain Robert Ball and Elizabeth Davison, on 2 July 1759.3 Elizabeth Waite died on 29 August 1764 at Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA, at age 26.1

Children of Elizabeth Waite and Captain Robert Ball

Citations

  1. [S409] Thomas Bellows Wyman, compiler, The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown in the County of Middlesex and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1629-1818 (Boston MA: David Clapp and Son, 1879).
  2. [S17] Ball Families of North America as collected by Dr. Joseph L. Druse (1915-2004), 3x5 inch index card file, last updated December 2001, Personal Library of David G. Ball, North Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  3. [S403] Pauline Willis, compiler, Willis Records; or, Records of the Willis family of Haverhill, Portland, and Boston (London: St. Vincent's Press, 1908), p. 101.

Eliza Ball1

F, #7187, b. 4 June 1760, d. 4 October 1764
     Eliza Ball was born on 4 June 1760 at Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA.1 She was the daughter of Captain Robert Ball and Elizabeth Waite.1 Eliza Ball died on 4 October 1764 at Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA, at age 4.1

Citations

  1. [S403] Pauline Willis, compiler, Willis Records; or, Records of the Willis family of Haverhill, Portland, and Boston (London: St. Vincent's Press, 1908), p. 101.

Joanna Ball1

F, #7188, b. 2 May 1762
     Joanna Ball was baptized on 2 May 1762 at Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA.2 She was the daughter of Captain Robert Ball and Elizabeth Waite.1

Citations

  1. [S403] Pauline Willis, compiler, Willis Records; or, Records of the Willis family of Haverhill, Portland, and Boston (London: St. Vincent's Press, 1908), p. 101.
  2. [S409] Thomas Bellows Wyman, compiler, The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown in the County of Middlesex and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1629-1818 (Boston MA: David Clapp and Son, 1879).

Mary Ball1

F, #7189, b. 29 August 1764, d. 30 November 1839
     Mary Ball was born on 29 August 1764 at Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA.1 She was the daughter of Captain Robert Ball and Elizabeth Waite.1 Mary Ball married Thomas Edes, son of Thomas Edes and Mary Wood, on 27 November 1788 at Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA.2 Mary Ball died on 30 November 1839 at Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA, at age 75.

Census, Occupation & Residence

1788Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA2

Children of Mary Ball and Thomas Edes

Citations

  1. [S403] Pauline Willis, compiler, Willis Records; or, Records of the Willis family of Haverhill, Portland, and Boston (London: St. Vincent's Press, 1908), p. 101.
  2. [S86] Thomas W. Baldwin, A.B., S.B., compiler, Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1914), vol. 2 p. 22. Hereinafter cited as VR of Cambridge, MA.

Robert Ball1

M, #7190, b. 17 September 1769, d. circa 1789
Robert Ball
b. 1769
d. circa 1789
     Robert Ball was baptized on 17 September 1769.2 He was the son of Captain Robert Ball and Melicent Harris.1 Robert Ball died circa 1789.2
     Image from the files of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA to which the locket was a gift from Henry Herbert Edes (a grand-nephew of this Robert Ball) and his wife.

Citations

  1. [S403] Pauline Willis, compiler, Willis Records; or, Records of the Willis family of Haverhill, Portland, and Boston (London: St. Vincent's Press, 1908), p. 101.
  2. [S409] Thomas Bellows Wyman, compiler, The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown in the County of Middlesex and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1629-1818 (Boston MA: David Clapp and Son, 1879).

Elizabeth Ball1

F, #7191, b. 2 September 1771, d. 28 May 1855
     Elizabeth Ball was baptized on 2 September 1771 at Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA.2,3 She was the daughter of Captain Robert Ball and Melicent Harris.1 Elizabeth Ball married Captain Elisha T. Holmes, son of Jedediah Holmes and Sarah Adams, in 1803.2 Elizabeth Ball died on 28 May 1855 at Kingston, Plymouth Co., MA, at age 83.3

Citations

  1. [S403] Pauline Willis, compiler, Willis Records; or, Records of the Willis family of Haverhill, Portland, and Boston (London: St. Vincent's Press, 1908), p. 101.
  2. [S409] Thomas Bellows Wyman, compiler, The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown in the County of Middlesex and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1629-1818 (Boston MA: David Clapp and Son, 1879).
  3. [S20] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910 from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives, images online at http://www.newenglandancestors.org/research/Database/MASS_BMD/default.asp, Kingston, Plymouth Co., MA, vol. 94, p. 195.

Captain Elisha T. Holmes1

M, #7192, b. 9 August 1778, d. 12 August 1860
     Captain Elisha T. Holmes was born on 9 August 1778 at Kingston, Plymouth Co., MA.2 He was the son of Jedediah Holmes and Sarah Adams.2 Captain Elisha T. Holmes married Elizabeth Ball, daughter of Captain Robert Ball and Melicent Harris, in 1803.3 Captain Elisha T. Holmes died on 12 August 1860 at Kingston, Plymouth Co., MA, at age 82.4

Census, Occupation & Residence

a master mariner4

Citations

  1. [S403] Pauline Willis, compiler, Willis Records; or, Records of the Willis family of Haverhill, Portland, and Boston (London: St. Vincent's Press, 1908), p. 101.
  2. [S17] Ball Families of North America as collected by Dr. Joseph L. Druse (1915-2004), 3x5 inch index card file, last updated December 2001, Personal Library of David G. Ball, North Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  3. [S409] Thomas Bellows Wyman, compiler, The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown in the County of Middlesex and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1629-1818 (Boston MA: David Clapp and Son, 1879).
  4. [S20] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910 from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives, images online at http://www.newenglandancestors.org/research/Database/MASS_BMD/default.asp, Kingston, Plymouth Co., MA, vol. 139, p. 303.

Eliza Ball1

F, #7193, b. 14 March 1738/39
     Eliza Ball was born on 14 March 1738/39 at Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA.1 She was the daughter of Captain Robert Ball and Elizabeth Davison.1
     Comment by DGB: Wyman thought she was the Elizabeth Ball that married Samuel Baker 29 August 1758 at Charlestown MA. That couple had a daughter Elizabeth, born 7 April 1759 in Charlestown MA. End of comment.2

Citations

  1. [S403] Pauline Willis, compiler, Willis Records; or, Records of the Willis family of Haverhill, Portland, and Boston (London: St. Vincent's Press, 1908), p. 101.
  2. [S409] Thomas Bellows Wyman, compiler, The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown in the County of Middlesex and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1629-1818 (Boston MA: David Clapp and Son, 1879).

Overton Ball1

M, #7194, b. 12 August 1866, d. 8 September 1920
     Overton Ball was born on 12 August 1866 at Ernestown, Lennox & Addington Co., ON, Canada.1 He was the son of Daniel Wesley Ball and Alice Maria Stover.1,2 Overton Ball married Dora M Clapp circa 1895.1 Overton Ball died on 8 September 1920 at Bath, Lennox & Addington, ON, Canada, at age 54.2 He was buried on 10 September 1920 at Bath, Lennox & Addington, ON, Canada.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

a baker3
April 1871South Fredericksburgh, Lennox & Addington, ON, Canada"Overton" age 4, b. ON, with parents, etc.4
1920a coal merchant2

Children of Overton Ball and Dora M Clapp

Citations

  1. [S40] Rae Ball, Jacob Ball (GEDCOM), Canada, 1 Dec 2005.
  2. [S204] Ontario Registrations of Deaths 1869-1934, Registrations of Ontario Overseas Deaths, Division Registrar Vital Statistics Records 1858-1930, and Registration of Marriages 1869-1924, various microfilm (all as viewed on-line at Ancestry.com) MS935 (496 reels), MS944 (11 reels), MS940 (28 reels), and MS932 (reel 128), Archives of Ontario, Toronto, York Region, ON, Canada, Abinger, Lennox and Addington Co., ON, certificate 023369.
  3. [S658] Brant Gibbard, Descendants of Solomon Ball (GEDCOM), Toronto, ON, Canada, 2 January 2009.
  4. [S848] 1871 (2 April) Census of Canada, South Fredericksburgh, Lennox Co., ON, Canada, p. 34.

Dora M Clapp1

F, #7195, b. 25 December 1872, d. 1941
     Dora M Clapp was born on 25 December 1872.1 She married Overton Ball, son of Daniel Wesley Ball and Alice Maria Stover, circa 1895.1 Dora M Clapp died in 1941.2 She was buried at Bath United Church Cemetery, Bath, Lennox & Addington, ON, Canada.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

Bath, Lennox & Addington, ON, Canada2

Children of Dora M Clapp and Overton Ball

Citations

  1. [S40] Rae Ball, Jacob Ball (GEDCOM), Canada, 1 Dec 2005.
  2. [S658] Brant Gibbard, Descendants of Solomon Ball (GEDCOM), Toronto, ON, Canada, 2 January 2009.

Mary Ball1

F, #7196, b. 16 September 1742, d. 25 July 1835
     Mary Ball was born on 16 September 1742 at Concord, Middlesex Co., MA.1 She was the daughter of Captain Robert Ball and Elizabeth Davison.1 Mary Ball married Benjamin Willis, son of Benjamin Willis and Ann (????), on 3 October 1765 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.2 Mary Ball died on 25 July 1835 at Haverhill, Essex Co., MA, at age 92.3

Children of Mary Ball and Benjamin Willis

Citations

  1. [S403] Pauline Willis, compiler, Willis Records; or, Records of the Willis family of Haverhill, Portland, and Boston (London: St. Vincent's Press, 1908), p. 101.
  2. [S403] Pauline Willis, Willis Records, p. 25.
  3. [S1023] Unknown compiler, Vital Records of Haverhill, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849 (Topsfield, Mass.: Topsfield Historical Society, 1910), vol. 2, p. 496. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Haverhill, MA.
  4. [S403] Pauline Willis, Willis Records, p. 26.
  5. [S403] Pauline Willis, Willis Records, p. 27.

John Ball1

M, #7197
     John Ball was the son of Captain Robert Ball and Elizabeth Davison.1 John Ball married Hannah Rand on 17 August 1771.2
     He died a prisoner in England during the American Revolution.1

Child of John Ball and Hannah Rand

Citations

  1. [S403] Pauline Willis, compiler, Willis Records; or, Records of the Willis family of Haverhill, Portland, and Boston (London: St. Vincent's Press, 1908), p. 101.
  2. [S409] Thomas Bellows Wyman, compiler, The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown in the County of Middlesex and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1629-1818 (Boston MA: David Clapp and Son, 1879).

Benjamin Willis1

M, #7198, b. 10 January 1743, d. 11 November 1811
     Benjamin Willis was born on 10 January 1743 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.1 He was the son of Benjamin Willis and Ann (????)1 Benjamin Willis married Mary Ball, daughter of Captain Robert Ball and Elizabeth Davison, on 3 October 1765 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.1 Benjamin Willis died on 11 November 1811 at Haverhill, Essex Co., MA, at age 68; "Benjamin Williss."2

Children of Benjamin Willis and Mary Ball

Citations

  1. [S403] Pauline Willis, compiler, Willis Records; or, Records of the Willis family of Haverhill, Portland, and Boston (London: St. Vincent's Press, 1908), p. 25.
  2. [S1023] Unknown compiler, Vital Records of Haverhill, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849 (Topsfield, Mass.: Topsfield Historical Society, 1910), vol. 2, p. 496. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Haverhill, MA.
  3. [S403] Pauline Willis, Willis Records, p. 26.
  4. [S403] Pauline Willis, Willis Records, p. 27.

Benjamin Willis1

M, #7199
     Benjamin Willis married Ann (????)1

Child of Benjamin Willis and Ann (????)

Citations

  1. [S403] Pauline Willis, compiler, Willis Records; or, Records of the Willis family of Haverhill, Portland, and Boston (London: St. Vincent's Press, 1908), p. 25.

Ann (????)1

F, #7200
     Ann (????) married Benjamin Willis.1

Child of Ann (????) and Benjamin Willis

Citations

  1. [S403] Pauline Willis, compiler, Willis Records; or, Records of the Willis family of Haverhill, Portland, and Boston (London: St. Vincent's Press, 1908), p. 25.