Ada Elizabeth Ball

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Ada Elizabeth Ball (Hall)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Bromley, Kent,England
Death: Died in Cockeysville, Maryland,USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Henry Hall and Laura Hall
Wife of Martin Luther Ball
Mother of Martin Luther Ball and Edgar William Ball

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About Ada Elizabeth Ball

Ada E Hall

Ada moved from London to Bristol, Somerset after the death of her husband and later decided to emigrate to Jacksonville, Florida to be near her sister, Emily and brother-in-law Rev Robert James Bateman and to carry out missionary work in that area. She left her adult sons behind in England.

She boarded the Titanic at Southampton travelling second class (ticket number28551, £13), accompanying her brother-in-law Rev. Bateman destined for Florida. She shared a cabin on D-Deck with Marie Jerwan.

Ada survived the sinking. As she entered the lifeboat (? 10, 12 or 14) Bateman called to her 'If I don't meet you again in this world, I will in the next'. He then removed his neck-tie and threw it to her as the boat was lowered. Rev. Bateman died in the sinking.

After the disaster Ada remarried to William R. Perine and apparently lived a very happy life. She was a devout Christian woman who was known for her kindness and generosity to all she met. She later moved to Pittsfield, Massachusetts and died, on 1 October 1967 in Cockeysville, Maryland.

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Ada Elizabeth Ball's Timeline

1875
May 9, 1875
Bromley, Kent,England
1896
August 3, 1896
Age 21
England
1897
September 6, 1897
Age 22
1899
May 4, 1899
Age 23
1967
October 1, 1967
Age 92
Cockeysville, Maryland,USA