Josiah Newton1

M, #5501, b. circa 10 March 1777, d. 24 September 1842
     Josiah Newton was born circa 10 March 1777 at Northborough, Worcester Co., MA; age at death 65y 6m 14d.1,2 He was the son of Alvin Newton and Rebecca Rice.3 Josiah Newton and Submit Ball posted marriage intentions on 22 August 1802 at Spencer, Worcester Co., MA; Comment by DGB: it is an assumption that this is the same Josiah Newton that married Lydia Ball. End of comment.4 Josiah Newton married Lydia Ball, daughter of Benjamin Ball and Lucy Belknap, on 2 November 1807 at St. Albans, Franklin Co., VT.1,3 Josiah Newton died on 24 September 1842 at St. Albans, Franklin Co., VT.2 He was buried at Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, Franklin Co., VT.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

1802Westminster, Windham Co., VT4
August 1820St. Albans, Franklin Co., VT"Josiah" with a male 26-44 (Josiah 33), a female 26-44 (Lydia 33), a male 10-15 (Benjamin 12), a female 10-15 (Lucy 10), a male 0-9 (Lumus 8), and a female 0-9 (Susannah 5)...plus a male and a female in the 16-25 age range5
June 1830St. Albans, Franklin Co., VT"Josiah" with 2 males 15-19 (Benjamin 21 in error, Lumus 17), 1 male 50-59 (Josiah 53), 1 female 10-14 (Susannah 15)), 1 female 20-29 (Lucy 20), and one female 40-49 (Lydia 43)6
June 1840St. Albans, Franklin Co., VT"Josiah" with a male 60-69 (Josiah 63) and a female 50-59 (Lydia 53)7

Children of Josiah Newton and Lydia Ball

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S29] Vermont Vital Records 1760-1954, Public Records Division, General Services Center (Middlesex VT), on-line at https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1784223
  3. [S903] Find A Grave - A User-Contributed Listing of Cemeteries and Memorials; Find A Grave Founder Jim Tipton, 2009; online at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs&, Greenwood Cemetery, St. Albans, Franklin Co., VT.
  4. [S47] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Spencer, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1909), p. 130.
  5. [S4] 1820 (August 7) U.S. Census, St. Albans, Franklin Co., VT, p. 111.
  6. [S5] 1830 (June 1) U.S. Census, St. Albans, Franklin Co., VT, p. 93.
  7. [S6] 1840 (June 1) U.S. Census, St. Albans, Franklin Co., VT, p. 10.
  8. [S903] Find A Grave, online, Abbott Cemetery, Gaysville, Windsor Co., VT.
  9. [S903] Find A Grave, online, Oak Hill Cemetery, Pontiac, Oakland Co., MI.
  10. [S903] Find A Grave, online, West Cemetery, Rowe, Franklin Co., MA.

Katherine Newton1

F, #5502, b. 16 December 1759, d. 24 September 1834
     Katherine Newton was born on 16 December 1759.1 She married Silas Ball, son of David Ball and Siballah Doe, on 1 February 1781 at Southborough, Worcester Co., MA.2 Katherine Newton died on 24 September 1834 at age 74.1

Children of Katherine Newton and Silas Ball

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S72] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Southborough, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1903), p. 92.

Silas Ball1

M, #5503, b. 24 January 1783, d. 22 October 1790
     Silas Ball was born on 24 January 1783 at Southborough, Worcester Co., MA.2 He was the son of Silas Ball and Katherine Newton.1 Silas Ball died on 22 October 1790 at Southborough, Worcester Co., MA, at age 7.3

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S72] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Southborough, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1903), p. 13.
  3. [S72] VR of Southborough, MA, p. 155.

Katy Ball1

F, #5504, b. 20 September 1785
     Katy Ball was born on 20 September 1785 at Southborough, Worcester Co., MA.2 She was the daughter of Silas Ball and Katherine Newton.1 Katy Ball married Alexander Marsh on 18 March 1805 at Southborough, Worcester Co., MA.3

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S72] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Southborough, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1903), p. 13.
  3. [S72] VR of Southborough, MA, p. 91.

Alexander Marsh1

M, #5505
     Alexander Marsh married Katy Ball, daughter of Silas Ball and Katherine Newton, on 18 March 1805 at Southborough, Worcester Co., MA.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

17 March 1805Marlborough, Middlesex Co., MA1

Citations

  1. [S72] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Southborough, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1903), p. 91.

Dolly Ball1

F, #5506, b. 11 April 1786
     Dolly Ball was born on 11 April 1786 at Southborough, Worcester Co., MA.2 She was the daughter of Silas Ball and Katherine Newton.1 Dolly Ball married Nathaniel Brigham on 22 April 1812 at Northborough, Worcester Co., MA.3 Dolly Ball and Nathaniel Brigham posted marriage intentions on 18 March 1812 at Westborough, Worcester Co., MA.4

Census, Occupation & Residence

1812Westborough, Worcester Co., MA3

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S72] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Southborough, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1903), p. 13.
  3. [S77] Thomas W. Baldwin, A.B., S.B., compiler, Vital Records of Northborough, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston, Mass.: The New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), p. 75. Hereinafter cited as VR of Northborough, MA.
  4. [S80] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Westborough, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1903), p. 118.

Nathaniel Brigham1

M, #5507
     Nathaniel Brigham married Dolly Ball, daughter of Silas Ball and Katherine Newton, on 22 April 1812 at Northborough, Worcester Co., MA.2 Nathaniel Brigham and Dolly Ball posted marriage intentions on 18 March 1812 at Westborough, Worcester Co., MA.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

Northborough, Worcester Co., MA1

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S77] Thomas W. Baldwin, A.B., S.B., compiler, Vital Records of Northborough, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston, Mass.: The New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), p. 75. Hereinafter cited as VR of Northborough, MA.
  3. [S80] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Westborough, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1903), p. 118.

Susannah Nutt1

F, #5508, b. 16 September 1739, d. 25 October 1815
     Susannah Nutt was born on 16 September 1739 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA; age 76 at death.2,3 She was the daughter of Abraham Nutt and Grace (????)3 Susannah Nutt married Moses Ball, son of Isaac Ball and Rachel Howe, on 18 February 1762 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA.4 Susannah Nutt and Moses Ball posted marriage intentions on 2 January 1762 at Petersham, Worcester Co., MA.5 Susannah Nutt died on 25 October 1815 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA, at age 76.1,2
     Susannah Nutt was also known as Kutt.

Census, Occupation & Residence

2 January 1762Pequoiage, Worcester Co., MA5

Children of Susannah Nutt and Moses Ball

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S46] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1910), p. 184.
  3. [S46] VR of Athol, MA, p. 66.
  4. [S46] VR of Athol, MA, p. 107.
  5. [S42] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Petersham, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1904).

Adonijah Ball1

M, #5509, b. 5 December 1762, d. 17 December 1833
     Adonijah Ball was born on 5 December 1762 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA.1,2 He was the son of Moses Ball and Susannah Nutt.1 Adonijah Ball married Mary Phillips on 28 February 1788 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA.3 Adonijah Ball died on 17 December 1833 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA, at age 71.4 He was buried at Old Pleasant Cemetery, Worcester Co., MA.5
     Adonijah Ball enlisted 10 July 1780 as a Private in Captain Ephraim Stearns Company in Col. John Rand's Regiment in Worcester Co. MA. He was discharged 10 November 1780.5

Children of Adonijah Ball and Mary Phillips

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [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, Athol, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, vol. 294, p. 285.
  3. [S46] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1910), p. 107.
  4. [S46] VR of Athol, MA, p. 184.
  5. [S903] Find A Grave - A User-Contributed Listing of Cemeteries and Memorials; Find A Grave Founder Jim Tipton, 2009; online at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs&, Old Pleasant Cemetery, Worcester Co., MA.

Abraham Ball1

M, #5510, b. 15 November 1764, d. 25 May 1843
     Abraham Ball was born on 15 November 1764.1 He was the son of Moses Ball and Susannah Nutt.1 Abraham Ball married Betsy Lampson on 26 May 1793.1 Abraham Ball died on 25 May 1843 at age 78.2 He was buried at Walker-Gill Cemetery, Springfield, Windsor Co., VT.2

Children of Abraham Ball and Betsy Lampson

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S29] Vermont Vital Records 1760-1954, Public Records Division, General Services Center (Middlesex VT), on-line at https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1784223
  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. [S2074] Sue Richardson, "Sue's Family," database made available on-line courtesy of Sue Richardson, http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/1488928/person/-1813446005?ssrc=, database put on-line August 2013.

Sarah Ball1

F, #5511, b. 5 October 1767
     Sarah Ball was born on 5 October 1767.1 She was the daughter of Moses Ball and Susannah Nutt.1 Sarah Ball married Joel Young, son of Robert Young and Elizabeth Gray, on 3 February 1797 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA.2

Children of Sarah Ball and Joel Young

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S46] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1910), p. 107.
  3. [S46] VR of Athol, MA, p. 100.

Joel Young1

M, #5512, b. 5 August 1770
     Joel Young was baptized on 5 August 1770 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA.2 He was the son of Robert Young and Elizabeth Gray.2 Joel Young married Sarah Ball, daughter of Moses Ball and Susannah Nutt, on 3 February 1797 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA.3

Children of Joel Young and Sarah Ball

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S46] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1910), p. 100.
  3. [S46] VR of Athol, MA, p. 107.

Isaac Ball1

M, #5513, b. 15 November 1769
     Isaac Ball was born on 15 November 1769.1 He was the son of Moses Ball and Susannah Nutt.1
     He may have been the Isaac who was in Barre and had a daughter Anna, baptised 10 Jun 1798.1

Child of Isaac Ball

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).

Jacob Ball1

M, #5514, b. 18 May 1771, d. 29 May 1817
     Jacob Ball was born on 18 May 1771.1 He was the son of Moses Ball and Susannah Nutt.1 Jacob Ball married Hannah (????) on 16 January 1806 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA.1,2 Jacob Ball and Hannah (????) posted marriage intentions on 6 January 1806 at Phillipston, Worcester Co., MA.3 Jacob Ball died on 29 May 1817 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA, at age 46.4

Child of Jacob Ball and Hannah (????)

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S46] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1910).
  3. [S66] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Phillipston, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1906), p. 54.
  4. [S46] VR of Athol, MA, p. 184.
  5. [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, Petersham, Worcester Co., MA, vol. 249, p. 351.

Grace Cochran Ball1

F, #5515, b. 18 August 1773
     Grace Cochran Ball was baptized on 18 August 1773.1 She was the daughter of Moses Ball and Susannah Nutt.1 Grace Cochran Ball married Nathan Cutting, son of Nathan Cutting, on 12 November 1799 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA.2

Children of Grace Cochran Ball and Nathan Cutting

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S46] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1910), p. 107.
  3. [S67] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Royalston, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1906), p. 26.

Nathan Cutting1

M, #5516, b. 8 April 1770
     Nathan Cutting was baptized on 8 April 1770 at Royalston, Worcester Co., MA.2 He was the son of Nathan Cutting.3 Nathan Cutting married Grace Cochran Ball, daughter of Moses Ball and Susannah Nutt, on 12 November 1799 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA.4
     Comment by DGB: May be the Nathan Cutting in the 1820 census at Greensboro, Orleans Co., Vermont. End of comment.

Children of Nathan Cutting and Grace Cochran Ball

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S67] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Royalston, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1906), p. 26.
  3. [S67] VR of Royalston, MA, p. 83.
  4. [S46] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1910), p. 107.

Susannah Ball1

F, #5517, b. 22 April 1776
     Susannah Ball was born on 22 April 1776.1 She was the daughter of Moses Ball and Susannah Nutt.1 Susannah Ball married Joel Buckman on 17 January 1803 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA.2

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S46] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1910), p. 107.

Joel Buckman1

M, #5518
     Joel Buckman married Susannah Ball, daughter of Moses Ball and Susannah Nutt, on 17 January 1803 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

January 1803Unity, VT2

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S46] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1910), p. 107.

Moses Walker1

M, #5519
     Moses Walker married Lydia (????)1

Child of Moses Walker and Lydia (????)

Citations

  1. [S1676] Massachusetts Town Vital Collections, 1620-1988, images online at http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2495, Warwick, Franklin Co., MA, deaths for 1879.

James Ball1

M, #5520, b. circa 1768, d. 2 August 1847
     James Ball was born circa 1768.1 He was the son of Moses Ball and Susannah Nutt.1 James Ball died on 2 August 1847 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA; never married.2

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S46] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1910), p. 184.

Relief Twitchell1

F, #5521, b. circa 1751, d. 11 December 1841
     Relief Twitchell was born circa 1751.2 She married Moses Ball, son of Isaac Ball and Rachel Howe, on 4 September 1816.1 Relief Twitchell died on 11 December 1841 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA.2

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [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, Athol, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, vol. 1, p. 102.

Hannah Commings1

F, #5522, b. 8 August 1757
     Hannah Commings was born on 8 August 1757 at Southborough, Worcester Co., MA.2 She was the daughter of Reuben Commings and Elizabeth Butler.1 Hannah Commings married Isaac Ball, son of Isaac Ball and Rachel Howe, on 3 May 1778 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA.3 Hannah Commings and Isaac Ball posted marriage intentions on 13 April 1778 at Templeton, Worcester Co., MA; "Hannah Cumings."4
     Comment by DGB: Warren in his 1932 work made this Hannah the "widow Hannah Ball" that married Joseph Godard 3 May 1819 at Athol MA. It is more likely that the widow of Isaac Ball would stay with one of her children and there is no evidence that any of them moved back to MA. End of comment.

Children of Hannah Commings and Isaac Ball

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S72] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Southborough, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1903), p. 29.
  3. [S46] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1910), p. 107.
  4. [S1155] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Templeton, Massachusetts to the end of the Year 1849 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1907), p. 86.

Joseph Goddard1

M, #5523
     Joseph Goddard married Hannah (????) on 3 May 1819 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA; "widow Hannah Ball."2

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S46] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1910), p. 107.

Adonijah Ball1

M, #5524, b. 20 November 1778, d. March 1841
     Adonijah Ball was born on 20 November 1778 at Athol, Worcester Co., MA.2 He was the son of Isaac Ball and Hannah Commings.1 Adonijah Ball married Hannah Perry on 5 December 1799 at Randolph, Orange Co., VT.3 Adonijah Ball married Anna Gaston.4 Adonijah Ball married Frances Bruce on 18 January 1832.4 Adonijah Ball died in March 1841 at Kaskaskia, Randolph Co., IL, at age 62.5,6 He was buried at Kaskaskia Cemetery, Kaskaskia, Randolph Co., IL.7
     Adonijah enlisted as a corporal in the 21st U.S. Infantry Regiment in Middlebury, Vermont on 9 February 1813. According to his military records, he was 5'10", blue-eyed, brown-haired, with a light complexion and a carpenter at the time of his enlistment. Adonijah participated in most of the major battles of the Canadian theatre, including the capture of York (now Toronto), the capture of Fort George and the Battle of Chrystler's Field in 1813, and the Battle of Chippewa, the Battle of Niagara (Lundy's Lane) and the Defense of Fort Erie in 1814. He was hospitalized in Buffalo, New York due to illness in August and September, 1814, later promoted to sergeant and discharged in Sackett's Harbour, New York on 24 May, 1815.4

Children of Adonijah Ball and Hannah Perry

Children of Adonijah Ball and Anna Gaston

Children of Adonijah Ball and Frances Bruce

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S46] Systematic History Fund, compiler, Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Worcester, Massachusetts: Published by Franklin P. Rice, Trustee of the Fund, 1910), p. 10.
  3. [S29] Vermont Vital Records 1760-1954, Public Records Division, General Services Center (Middlesex VT), on-line at https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1784223
  4. [S642] Henry Clayton Ball, Descendants of Adonijah Ball of Athol MA, Warrenton MO, 30 November 2008.
  5. [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.
  6. [S2624] Diana Stevens, "Adjustments and Additions on line of Adonijah Ball - email 01," e-mail message from Diana Stevens to David G. Ball, 27 July 2015.
  7. [S903] Find A Grave - A User-Contributed Listing of Cemeteries and Memorials; Find A Grave Founder Jim Tipton, 2009; online at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs&, Kaskaskia Cemetery, Kaskaskia, Randolph Co., IL.
  8. [S37] Henry C. Ball, Descendants of Adonijah Ball (Legacy file), Warrenton, MO, 15 November 2005.
  9. [S840] Andrea Brown, "Ida A. Cooney/Coney - email 01," e-mail message from Andrea Brown (Cumberland RI) to David G. Ball, 7 June 2009.

Reuben Commings1

M, #5525
     Reuben Commings married Elizabeth Butler.1

Child of Reuben Commings and Elizabeth Butler

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, Letter from Moses Stockwell to Henry Stockwell (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).