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Families covered: Ball of Barkham, Ball of Langton, Ball of Stonehouse, Ball in Virginia
[We are not aware of any connection between the families shown below. They share the page for our convenience.]

John Ball of Langton in Purbeck, Dorset (b c1589, d 05.02.1639/40)
m. (13.01.1619/20) Sarah Pitt (dau of John Pitt by Alice Ash)
1. Samuel Ball of Langton (b c1628, d before 1694)
  m. (14.08.1663) Elizabeth Wood (dau of John Wood)
  A. John Ball of Blackwell Hall (d 03.1705/6, cloth-factor)
  m. (29.10.1696) Mary Smyth (dau/heir of Thomas Smyth of Stonehouse)
  i. John Ball of Stonehouse, Gloucestershire (b 04.10.1697, d 31.07.1729, Captain)
  ii. Mary Ball
  B. Samuel Ball (b 16.06.1664, d 12.1726)
  m. (14.02.1707/8) Rachel Ingram (dau of Ralph Ingram by Anne Gale)
  i. Robert Ball of Ebworth & Stonehouse (b 10.09.1715, d 19.10.1766) the first mentioned by Betham & BP1870
  m. (26.03.1751) Mary Dickinson (b 27.08.1729, a 1765, dau of Marshe Dickinson or Dickenson, Lord Mayor of London)
  a. Ingram Ball, last of Stonehouse (b 21.04.1752, d 18.03.1807 in Canada)
  m. _ Coutts of Montrose
  (1) son
  b. Sir Alexander John Ball of Blofield, Governor of Malta, 1st Bart (b 22.07.1756, d 25.10.1809, Rear Admiral, 3rd/4th son)
  m. (07.07.1785) Mary Smith Wilson (dau of John Wilson of Westminster)
  (1) Sir William Keith Ball, 2nd Bart (b 27.10.1788, dsp 19.03.1874)
  m. (c1868) Louisa Morris (b c1828, widow of _ Morris)
  c. Charlotte Ball
  m. William Smith of St. Helen's
  d.+ other issue - George (Major), Levy (d 1807), Harriet/Henrietta
  C. Levi Ball of Stonehouse (b c1672, d 30.11.1739)
  m. Alice Slany
  i.+ 2 daughters



William Ball of Barkham, Berkshire (d 1480)
1. Robert Ball of Barkham (d 1543)
  A. William Ball of Wokingham (d 1550)
  i. John Ball (d 1599)
  m1/2. _ Haynes of Fincharmted possible duplication with the mother of John's son John?
  a.+ issue - William, Richard, Elizabeth, Joane
  m2/1. Agnes Holloway (dau of Richard Holloway of Barkham)
  e. John Ball (d 1628)
  Visitation shows John as married just once, to Elizabeth Webb, mother of his children (including William). DFUSA shows Elizabeth as his 2nd wife with John having had issue by both children with William being one of the children of his 1st wife ...
  m1. Alice Haynes of Finchhampstead
  (1) William Ball (a 1634, of Lincoln's Inn)
  m. Alice Waltham (dau of Richard Waltham of London)
  (A) William Ball, later in Virginia, North America (b c1615, d c1680, Captain)
  m. (02.07.1638) Hannah Atherold (dau of Thomas Atherold of Burgh in Suffolk)
  (i) William Ball in Virginia (d 30.09.1694, Captain) had issue in Virginia
  m. Margaret Downman
  (ii) Joseph Ball in Virginia (b 1649, d 1715, Colonel)
  m1. Julia Romney (d c1703, dau of William Romney of London)
  (a) Joseph Ball of London & Stratford, Essex (d 1760, bencher)
  m. Frances Ravenscroft of London
  ((1))+ issue - rances (a 1765 in Virginia), others (d infant)
  (b) Hannah Ball
  m. Raleigh Travers of Stafford
  (c) Anne Ball
m. Edwin Conway (Colonel)
  DFUSA identifies Edwin as "ancestor of President Madison'.
  (d) Esther Ball
  m. Raleigh Chinn
  (e) Elizabeth Ball
  m. Rev. _ Carnegie
  m2. (1707) Mary Montague (Mrs. Johnson)
  (f) Mary Ball
  m. (06.0.1731) Augustine Washington
  Mary & Augustine were the parents of George Washington, 1st President of the USA.
  (iii) Hamnnah Ball
  m. David Fox
  (B)+ 5 sons
  m2. Elizabeth Webb (dau of Thomas Webb of Ruscombe)
  Not clear which wife was mother of which of the other children.
  (2)+ other issue - Thomas, George, Richard, Samuel, Rachel, Elizabeth, Suzan, Als, Dorethy, Mary
  f.+ other issue - Robert, Thomas, Rachel
  ii.+ other issue - Agnes, Blanch, Joane
  B. Edward Ball of Barkham

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : a schedule (on the Ridler family) kindly provided by a regular contributor (CV, 03.02.14) with a little input/support from 'Baronetage of England' (Betham, vol 5, 1805, '#473 Ball of Blofield, Norfolk', p452), BP1870 ('Ball')
(2) For lower section : Visitation (London, 1634, 'Ball of Barkham'), Burke's 'Distinguished Families of America' ('Ball, formerly of Barkham') which is referred to above as "DFUSA"
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