Abigail Ball1

F, #18551, b. 22 March 1761, d. 30 April 1825
     Abigail Ball was baptized on 22 March 1761 at South Church, Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.2 She was the daughter of Samuel Ball and Abigail Banfill.1 Abigail Ball died on 30 April 1825 at Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH, at age 64.3
     She was in her mother's will (unmarried.)1

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. [S246] "Records of the South Church of Portsmouth, N. H.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 81-84 (1927-1930): vol. 82, p. 29.
  3. [S1795] Linda Reinfeld, "Abigail Ball - email 01," e-mail message from Linda Reinfeld to David G. Ball, 26 July 2012.

Samuel Ball1

M, #18552, b. 29 May 1756
     Samuel Ball was baptized on 29 May 1756 at South Church, Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.2 He was the son of Samuel Ball and Abigail Banfill.1 Samuel Ball married Mary Shortridge on 9 October 1780 at Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.3

Children of Samuel Ball and Mary Shortridge

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. [S246] "Records of the South Church of Portsmouth, N. H.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 81-84 (1927-1930): vol. 82, p. 29.
  3. [S56] Sean Furniss, compiler, Vital Records of Portsmouth NH 1706-1841 (Boston MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), p. 130.

Miriam Ball1

F, #18553, b. 23 December 1753
     Miriam Ball was baptized on 23 December 1753 at South Church, Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.2 She was the daughter of Samuel Ball and Abigail Banfill.1
     She was in her father's will (unmarried.)1

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. [S246] "Records of the South Church of Portsmouth, N. H.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 81-84 (1927-1930): vol. 82, p. 29.

John Ball1

M, #18554
     John Ball was the son of Samuel Ball and Abigail Banfill.1
     He was in his father's will.1

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.

Peter Ball1

M, #18555
     Peter Ball was the son of Samuel Ball and Abigail Banfill.1 Peter Ball married Katherine Grant, daughter of Samuel Grant and Martha Moses, on 27 January 1789 at Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.2

Children of Peter Ball and Katherine Grant

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. [S1307] New Hampshire Marriage Records 1637-1947, made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2011; database courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Elizabeth Ball1

F, #18556
     Elizabeth Ball was the daughter of Samuel Ball and Abigail Banfill.1 Elizabeth Ball married Daniel Prowse, son of Thomas Prowse and Elizabeth Pickering, on 25 September 1787 at Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH; "Daniel Prowss."2,3
     She was in her father's will (unmarried.)1

Children of Elizabeth Ball and Daniel Prowse

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. [S1307] New Hampshire Marriage Records 1637-1947, made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2011; database courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
  3. [S56] Sean Furniss, compiler, Vital Records of Portsmouth NH 1706-1841 (Boston MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), p. 167.
  4. [S1308] Michael Prows, "Descendants of Thomas Prows of Portsmouth, N. H.," database made available on-line courtesy of Michael Prows, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:654860&id=I15362, database put on-line 25 August 2001.

Sarah Pierce1

F, #18557
     Sarah Pierce was the daughter of John Pierce and Sarah Adams.1 Sarah Pierce married Peter Ball, son of Peter Ball and Mary Walker, on 17 April 1754 at South Church, Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.2

Children of Sarah Pierce and Peter 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. [S246] "Records of the South Church of Portsmouth, N. H.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 81-84 (1927-1930): vol. 82, p. 282.

John Pierce1

M, #18558
     John Pierce married Sarah Adams.1

Child of John Pierce and Sarah Adams

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.

Sarah Adams1

F, #18559
     Sarah Adams married John Pierce.1

Child of Sarah Adams and John Pierce

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.

Mary March1

F, #18560, d. circa 1754
     Mary March married Peter Ball, son of Peter Ball and Mary Walker, circa 1746.1 Mary March died circa 1754.
     She received into covenant; i.e., made a full member of the church on 23 September 1750 at South Church, Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.2

Children of Mary March and Peter 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. [S246] "Records of the South Church of Portsmouth, N. H.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 81-84 (1927-1930): vol. 82, p. 25.

Mary Ball1

F, #18561, b. 14 October 1750, d. circa 1752
     Mary Ball was baptized on 14 October 1750 at South Church, Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.2 She was the daughter of Peter Ball and Mary March.1 Mary Ball died circa 1752.1

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. [S246] "Records of the South Church of Portsmouth, N. H.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 81-84 (1927-1930): vol. 82, p. 25.

Peter Ball1

M, #18562, b. 14 October 1750, d. circa 1800
     Peter Ball was baptized on 14 October 1750 at South Church, Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.2 He was the son of Peter Ball and Mary March.1 Peter Ball married Lucy Hall, daughter of John Hall and Sarah Stockpole, circa 1779.1 Peter Ball died circa 1800; will dated 6 November 1799, proven 19 February 1800.1

Children of Peter Ball and Lucy Hall

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. [S246] "Records of the South Church of Portsmouth, N. H.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 81-84 (1927-1930): vol. 82, p. 25.

Ebenezer Ball1

M, #18563, b. 22 July 1764
     Ebenezer Ball was baptized on 22 July 1764 at South Church, Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.2 He was the son of Peter Ball and Sarah Pierce.1

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. [S246] "Records of the South Church of Portsmouth, N. H.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 81-84 (1927-1930): vol. 82, p. 29.

John Ball1

M, #18564, b. 20 May 1759, d. circa 1802
     John Ball was baptized on 20 May 1759 at South Church, Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.2 He was the son of Peter Ball and Sarah Pierce.1 John Ball married Sarah Brane circa 1790.1 John Ball died circa 1802.1 He was buried at South Cemetery, Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.1

Children of John Ball and Sarah Brane

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. [S246] "Records of the South Church of Portsmouth, N. H.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 81-84 (1927-1930): vol. 82, p. 29.

Mary Ball1

F, #18565, b. 30 January 1757
     Mary Ball was baptized on 30 January 1757 at South Church, Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.2 She was the daughter of Peter Ball and Sarah Pierce.1
     She was in her father's will (unmarried.)1

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. [S246] "Records of the South Church of Portsmouth, N. H.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 81-84 (1927-1930): vol. 82, p. 29.

Susannah Ball1

F, #18566, b. 3 March 1754
     Susannah Ball was baptized on 3 March 1754 at South Church, Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.2 She was the daughter of Peter Ball and Mary March.1
     She was in her father's will (unmarried.)1

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. [S246] "Records of the South Church of Portsmouth, N. H.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 81-84 (1927-1930): vol. 82, p. 29.

Hannah Ball1

F, #18567, b. circa 1746, d. August 1790
     Hannah Ball was born circa 1746; age at death 44y.2 She was the daughter of Peter Ball and Mary March.1 Hannah Ball married Michael Field on 16 December 1775 at South Church, Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.3 Hannah Ball died in August 1790 at Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH; funeral.2

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. [S246] "Records of the South Church of Portsmouth, N. H.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 81-84 (1927-1930): vol. 82, p. 411.
  3. [S246] "NEHGR, Vol. 081-84, Portsmouth NH South Church", vol. 82, p. 282.

Mary (????)1

F, #18568
     Mary (????) married George Banfill.1

Child of Mary (????) and George Banfill

Citations

  1. [S246] "Records of the South Church of Portsmouth, N. H.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 81-84 (1927-1930): vol. 81, p. 420.

Mary Shortridge1

F, #18569, b. circa 1760, d. 1784
     Mary Shortridge was born circa 1760; age at death 24y.2 She married Samuel Ball, son of Samuel Ball and Abigail Banfill, on 9 October 1780 at Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.3 Mary Shortridge died in 1784 at Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.2

Children of Mary Shortridge and Samuel 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. [S246] "Records of the South Church of Portsmouth, N. H.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 81-84 (1927-1930): vol. 82, p. 410.
  3. [S56] Sean Furniss, compiler, Vital Records of Portsmouth NH 1706-1841 (Boston MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), p. 130.
  4. [S246] "NEHGR, Vol. 081-84, Portsmouth NH South Church", vol. 82, p. 29.

John Ball1

M, #18570, b. 6 June 1784, d. circa 1817
     John Ball was baptized on 6 June 1784 at South Church, Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.1 He was the son of Samuel Ball and Mary Shortridge.1 John Ball married Nancy (????)2 John Ball died circa 1817; estate administration 18 June 1817.2

Child of John Ball and Nancy (????)

Citations

  1. [S246] "Records of the South Church of Portsmouth, N. H.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 81-84 (1927-1930): vol. 82, p. 29.
  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.

Samuel Shortridge Ball1

M, #18571, b. 22 October 1781, d. 14 September 1857
     Samuel Shortridge Ball was baptized on 22 October 1781 at South Church, Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.1 He was the son of Samuel Ball and Mary Shortridge.1 Samuel Shortridge Ball married Mary Muchmore on 22 September 1805 at Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.2 Samuel Shortridge Ball married Mary Moody.3 Samuel Shortridge Ball died on 14 September 1857 at Greenland, Rockingham Co., NH, at age 75.3
     Comment by DGB: It is not clear from Dr. Druse's notes as to which children were born to which wife. The current guess is that those born 1815 and earlier were from Samuel's first wife. End of comment.

Census, Occupation & Residence

5 August 1850Greenland, Rockingham Co., NH4

Children of Samuel Shortridge Ball and Mary Muchmore

Children of Samuel Shortridge Ball and Mary Moody

Citations

  1. [S246] "Records of the South Church of Portsmouth, N. H.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 81-84 (1927-1930): vol. 82, p. 29.
  2. [S56] Sean Furniss, compiler, Vital Records of Portsmouth NH 1706-1841 (Boston MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), p. 290.
  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. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Greenland, Rockingham Co., NH, p. 283 (stamped 142).
  5. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Reading, Middlesex Co., MA, p. 461 (stamped 231).
  6. [S246] "NEHGR, Vol. 081-84, Portsmouth NH South Church", vol. 84, p. 24.

Abigail Ball1

F, #18572
     Abigail Ball was the daughter of John Ball.1
     She was in her grandmother's will.1

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.

Elizabeth Ball1

F, #18573
     Elizabeth Ball was the daughter of John Ball.1
     She was in her grandmother's will.1

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.

Daniel Ball1

M, #18574
     Daniel Ball was the son of John Ball.1
     She was in her grandmother's will.1

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.

Katherine Grant1

F, #18575, b. circa February 1768, d. 12 April 1851
     Katherine Grant was born circa February 1768 at NH; age at death 83y 2m.2,3 She was the daughter of Samuel Grant and Martha Moses.4 Katherine Grant married Peter Ball, son of Samuel Ball and Abigail Banfill, on 27 January 1789 at Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH.1 Katherine Grant died on 12 April 1851 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA; "Catharine."3

Census, Occupation & Residence

24 August 1850Boston, Suffolk Co., MA"Catherine" age 82, b. NH, living with son Daniel2

Children of Katherine Grant and Peter Ball

Citations

  1. [S1307] New Hampshire Marriage Records 1637-1947, made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2011; database courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
  2. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, Ward 12, p. 571 (stamped 286).
  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, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, vol. 59, p. 25.
  4. [S1741] V. Hughes, "Hughes Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of V. Hughes, http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/9663613/person/-703023154, database viewed 2012.
  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.