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George Ball

George Ball

Male Abt 1725 - 1779  (~ 54 years)

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  • Name George Ball  [1
    Born Abt 1725  [1
    Gender Male 
    Education Bef 1742  Queen's College, University of Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Name John Ball  [2
    Residence Irby Hall, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence Abt 1742  Chester, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 1779  [1
    Person ID I5294  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Children 
     1. George Ball,   b. Bef 1754,   d. 1790  (Age > 36 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary Ball,   b. Bef 1754,   d. 1820  (Age > 66 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F2004  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lucy Weller Stringer,   b. Abt 1733,   bur. 14 Mar 1800, Tenterden, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1754  Neston, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • One of the witnesses was John Lidgbird who was a property owner in Cheshire, had been Sheriff of Kent in 1740 and was executor of the will of Lucy's father, Captain John Stringer in 1747. Lucy's uncle, John Weller of Kingsgate House, Rolvenden, acted as bondsman.

      George and Lucy Ball had six children, of whom only four survived infancy.
    Children 
     1. Nicholas Ball  [natural]
     2. Catherine Weller Ball,   d. Abt 1788  [natural]
     3. John Longford Ball,   c. 6 Nov 1755  [natural]
    +4. Henry Lidgbird Ball,   c. 7 Dec 1756, Woodchurch, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1818, Mitcham, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F1521  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S216] The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet, Mollie Gillen, (Library of Australian History, published by subscription 1989, entry for Henry Lidgbird Ball, pp.18-21;).

    2. [S23] County genealogies : pedigrees of the families of the county of Kent, collected from the heraldic visitations and other authentic manuscripts in the British Museum, and in the possession of private individuals, and from the information of the present resident families, William Berry (1774-1851), (London : Sherwood, Gilbert and Piper, 1830;), pp.46-47 (Reliability: 2).