Maj. James Ball

Maj. James Ball

Male Abt 1678 - 1754  (~ 76 years)    Has 37 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name James Ball  [1, 2
    Prefix Maj. 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born Abt 1678  Bewdley, Lancaster County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Oct 1754  Lancaster Co., VA. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I108863  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2001 

    Father Capt. William Ball,   b. 2 Jun 1641, Barkham Manor, Barkham, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1694, St. Mary's, Lancaster Co., Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Margaret Williamson,   b. Abt 1654,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 11 Nov 1672 
    Siblings 8 siblings 
    Family ID F48614  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Hawson,   b. Abt 1682, Wicomico Parish, Northmbrlnd Co., Va. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1704, Bewdley, Lancaster County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1699 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Ball,   b. 1701-1702,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Anne Ball,   b. 15 May 1700, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1737, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2001 
    Family ID F41358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Conway,   b. 16 Feb 1686,   d. 15 Sep 1730  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1707 
    Children 
     1. Jeduthon Ball,   b. 1725,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Margaret Ball,   b. Between 1702 and 1708,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Sarah Ball,   b. 1711,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Eve Ball,   b. 24 Dec 1713,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Jesse Ball,   b. 27 Jun 1716,   d. 14 Aug 1747, St. Marys White Chaple, Lancaster Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     6. Col. James Ball, II,   b. 13 Dec 1718, Lancaster Co., VA. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1789, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     7. Frances Ball,   b. 2 Nov 1720, West Ham Parrish, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1782, Morattico, Lancaster CO, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     8. Mary Ball,   b. 1721,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Edwin Ball,   b. 1722,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Sinah Ball,   b. 1727,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2001 
    Family ID F41359  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mary Ann Bertrand,   b. 1670,   d. 12 Feb 1750  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1742 
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2001 
    Family ID F75148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James was a staunch and liberal supporter of the Established Church, and a Vestryman of Christ Church, and a Warden in 1743; made will July 15, 1754; probated November 15, 1754.

      Builder of famous old home "Bewdley, " which burned in 1917.

      ! Page 115, "A Brief Look at the Family of Colonel William Ball of Virginia."

  • Sources 
    1. [S1841] From Saddlebags to Satellites, Harold E. Ball, (1990), page 5 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S1844] Colonial Families of the Southern States of America: A History and Genealogy of Colonial Families Who Settled in the Colonies prior to the Revolution., Stella Picket Hardy, (Baltimore, MD: Southern Book Co., 1958.), page 35 (Reliability: 2).


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