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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Samuel Ball: Birth: ABT 1774 in Block Island, New Port, Rhode Island. Death: 11 DEC 1852 in Block Island, New Port, Rhode Island, United States


Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Edward Ball: Birth: 1775 in Block Island, Newport, Rhode Island. Death: 1859 in Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States

  2. Marlboro Payne Ball: Birth: 6 JAN 1779 in Block Island, New Port, Rhode Island, United States. Death: 30 OCT 1850 in Lake Luzerne, Warren, New York, United States

  3. James Rose Ball: Birth: 19 SEP 1781 in Block Island, Washington, Rhode Island. Death: 12 JUL 1858 in Batavia, Kane, Illinois

  4. Gideon Olin Ball: Birth: 1784 in Block Island, New Port, Rhode Island, United States. Death: Abt 1855 Rhode Island


Sources
1. Page:   Dated 25 Feb 1900
Source:   S51
2. Title:   Sealing Edward John Ball to Parents Edward Ball and Mary Dodge Letter from Sophia Ball dated 25 FEb 1900. ClaireCallahan letter of 1898 conerning Edward Ball and Fear Young Ball Family
Text:   Source Information: Batch No.: Dates: Source Call No.: Type: Printout Call No.: Type: C501121 1636 - 1850 0908270 IT 1 Film 0933413 Film Sheet: 00 undefined undefined
Source:   S52
Author:   ClaireCallahan letter of 1898

Notes
a. Note:   Combined more records Oct 4, 2008: Notes to show that Edward Ball and Abigail Blatchley had the following children and that their was no "Edward" in their family as so many have assumed. This line below is not mine. Donna Autrey September 2008 The children of Edward and Abigail Ball consisted of four sons and two daughters: Caleb, Joseph, Moses, Thomas, Abigail, and Lydia. Caleb and his wife, Sarah, had two sons, Caleb-2 and John, who moved to Hanover, New Jersey before 1740. Joseph died in 1733, and left children. Moses died in 1747 leaving no issue. Thomas died in 1747 and left children. Abigail became the wife of Daniel Harrison and died leaving children. Lydia married Joseph Peck and left children. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Edward3 and Mary (Dodge) Ball had children as follows: I. Sarah Ball b. Nov. 22, 1746, d. Dec. 23, 1747. II. John Ball, b. Mch. 17, 1748, m. Fidelia Littlefield. He had sons, 1, Lyman (who among other children had, (Lydia, Sarah, Caleb, Phebe, Wm. B. S., and Joseph); 2, Bartlett, (who among other children had Bartlett, and Thankful, now living, who m. John Ball, the son of Samuel & Peggy (Mitchell) Ball,) 3, Joseph, died 1852, (who had four sons viz.: Joseph, deceased, John, living in Otsego county, N. Y., C. S. Ball, of Springfield, Mass., and O. D. Ball, M.D., practicing in Albany, N. Y.) 4, Lydia, (who m. Capt. Pendleton of Isleboro, Maine. A grandson of hers publishes a paper at Belfast, Me., and others are interested in coastwise shipping in Maine.) 5. III. Peter Ball, b. July 23, 1750, m. Elizabeth Sims. IV. Thankful Ball, b. July 31, 1752. V. Edward Ball, b. Nov. 17, 1754. He had a son Samuel,(Born abt 1774 CA) who married Jan. 28, 1796, Catherine Dodge, daughter of Rev. Thomas Dodge. He had 1, Bathsheba, b. Nov, 25, 1798, m. Edmond Dodge; 2, Susannah, b. Aug. 30, 1801; 3, Edward, b. Sept, 27, 1804; 4, Samuel, b. May 6, 1809, m. Olive Mitchell, daughter of Amos Mitchell; 5, Priscilla, b. March 20, 18__, moved to Connecticut, and married; 7, Jesse, b. July 25, 18__, m. Abby Mitchell, daughter of Amos Mitchell. (Samuel and Jesse and their wives still living, as also Thomas). =======================================================================================================
The IGI shows Edward and Fear as Sealed 29 Nov 1989 Slake Temple.
1870 of Ill. says that James R0se Ball was born in Rhode Island. However one says that he was born in New York. I have discovered that he was born in Rhode Island.
James then migrated down to Freedom, Cattargus Co. NY in about 1825 he was listed with one of his sons Alvin, and a Edward, Sanford, as buying land and raising their families in that area. They then moved onward to DuPage Co. Ill in 1840 were they were listed as purchasing land Alvin was and in 1870 James R was shown as living in the household of Alvin with. James R wifes name was Elizabeth Owen age 51 and James R was 71 so was quite an age difference. I know there must have been an earlier wife due to all of the different ages of the children.
I am really interested in finding out about his parents Edward and Fear and their parents etc. as well as any children I have missed. I was interested in finding out were you are connected into the Balls. This was not mentioned in your letter to Doris or the date. I am hoping this finds you well and will be anxious to hear from you. Was Fear a Quaker from Southold Shelter Island off Long Island?? etc. Please let me know if I might have any information that may be of help to you.
SOURCES: Dodge Genealogy Page 12
SOURCES: 11. NATHANIEL3 DODGE (Tristram,2 Tristram1), m. March 3, 1706, Margaret Pulling. Freeman 1709. (N. S. Rec.) He bought 66 acres land in Lyme, Conn., 1743. Will dated Oct. 10, 1753, gives everything to wife Margaret. He was
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dead in 1756, when his wife deeds 30 acres of the Lyme land to her son William. In a work entitled, Early Records of the Dodge Family in America, by R. R. Dodge, this Nathaniel is called Noah, and many other errors in names and dates occur in the book. This has greatly confused those who have endeavored to work the early generations with Mr. Dodge's book for a guide. Children of Nathaniel and Margaret taken from New Shoreham records:
22. i. WILLIAM,4 b. May 1, 1707. 23. ii. NATHANIEL, b. May 11, 1710. 24. iii. NEHEMIAH, b. May 9, 1712. iv. ANNE, b. Feb. 17, 1715. 25. v. MARK, b. March 27, 1717. vi. DORCAS, b. Feb. 11, 1722, m. Oct. 21, 1743, Thos. Pendleton. 26. vii. GIDEON, b. May 27, 1725. viii. MARY, b. Nov. 27, 1728, m. Aug. 31, 1746, Edward3 Ball (John,2 Edward1), b. March 12, 1727, d. June 17, 1796, g. s. Block Island. John2 Ball m. Sept. 1, 1710, as her 2d husband, Sarah4 Rathbone (John,3 John,2 Richard1), b. June 10, 1659. By her first husband, Samuel George, she had Mary and Susanna. Children of Sarah and John Ball were Priscilla,3 b. Aug. 10, 1711; Sarah, b. Aug. 20, 1714, m. John Dodge, b. 1711; Katherine, b. July 29, 1719; Elizabeth, b. Aug. 7, 1720, m. Jan. 17, 1739-40, Samuel Dodge of Newport; Edward, b. March 12, 1727. Children of Edward Ball and Mary Dodge:
1. Sarah5 Ball, b. Nov. 22, 1746, d. Dec. 23, 1747, g. s. Block Island. 2. John Ball, b. Mar. 17, 1748, m. Fidelia Littlefield. 3. Peter Ball, b. July 23, 1750, m. Elizabeth Simms. 4. Thankful Ball, b. July 23, 1732. 5. Edward Ball, b. Nov. 17, 1754. His son Samuel5 Ball m. Catherine Dodge, June 20, 1796, and had Bathsheba,6 b. Nov. 25, 1798, m. Edward Dodge; Susanna, b. Aug. 30, 1801; Edward, b. Sept. 27, 1804; Samuel, b. May 6, 1809, m. Olive Mitchell; Priscilla, b. March 20, 18--; Thomas D., b. Dec. 4, 18--; Jesse, b. July 25, 18--, m. Abby Mitchell. 6. Elizabeth Ball, b. Sept., 1756. 7. Dorcas Ball, b. Oct. 7, 1758. 8. Nathaniel Ball, b. Dec. 25, 1760. 9. Isaac Ball, b. June 28, 1763, m. Peggy Dodge and had Gideon6 Ball who m. Lydia Dodge, and Nathaniel Ball, m. Margery Rose. 10. Samuel Ball, b. July 13, 1766. 11. Mary Ball, b. Jan. 5, 1770, m. 1st Elias Littlefield, 2d Thomas Littlefield.
SOURCES: 12. EBENEZER3 DODGE (Tristram,2 Tristram1), of Block Island, m. Feb. 23, 1714, Ann Rathbone. Children: i. MARY,4 b. Sept. 27, 1716. ii. NATHAN, b. Aug., 1721. iii. MARY, b. 1722. iv. MARGARET, b. March 6, 1724-5. v. WILLIAM, b. Oct. 10, 1726 or 1736. His ancient slate g. s. at Block Island says: "Here lieth ye body of William, ye son of Ebenezer & Ann Dodge, died Jan. ye 26, 1739, aged 3 years, 3 mo. and 16 days."


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