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William Ball, III

Birthplace: of Wokingham, Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, Colonial America
Place of Burial: New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Paris Ball, ll, of Wokingham and Elizabeth Ball
Husband of (No Name); Alice Waltham and Dorothy Tuttle
Father of Elizabeth Ann Ball; Mary Shepard; John Bell Ball; Francis Ball; Susan Ball and 5 others
Brother of Richard Ball; Thomas Ball; George Ball; Samuel Ball; Rachel Ball and 8 others

Occupation: Attorney in Office of Pleas, Capt.
Managed by: Private User
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About Captain William Ball



Born in Wokingham, England c.1570.

Married in England to Alice Waltham about 1590.

William brought his family to America in the 1620s and settled in the Puritan New haven Colony in Connecticut.

William died in New Haven in April 1648.


Alling BALL born 1595 (our line)

John BALL born 1597. He died in Watertown, MA on 1 Nov 1655

Francis BALL born 1599. He married Abigail Burt on 8 May 1644. He died in Springfield, MA on 3 Oct 1648.

Samuel BALL born 1600.

married second Dorothy Tuttle abt 1601.


Richard Ball b. 1602, Wiltshire, England. d. 1684, Norfolk VA

William BALL born 1603 (1614?). He married Hannah Atherold 2 July 1648.

married thrid Joanna King b. 1604 d. 1637


William Ball is the ancestor of George Washington.

Immigrated from England to Virginia on the Ship "Planter."

Colonel of the Royal Navy.

Brought his family to America in the early 1620s and settled in the Puritan New Haven Colony in Connecticut.

(Both of the above are found in different documents for the same William Ball.)


   BIOGRAPHY: ID: I16397127
   Name: William BALL
   Sex: M
   Birth: 1573 in Wiltshire, England 1
   Death: 1648 in New Haven, CT 1
   Title: 1
   Change Date: 15 APR 1998
   Note: REFN1392
   BIOGRAPHY: Father: John BALL b: 05 MAY 1548 in Workingham, England
   Mother: Elizabeth WEBB
   BIOGRAPHY: Marriage 1 Alice WALTHAM
   William BALL b: 1615 in Wiltshire, England
   BIOGRAPHY: Sources:
   Title: Descendants of William Ball, Lord of the Manor, online, data printed out 13 April 1998., Url:Note:
   this desc chart contains a discrepancy in the Moses Ball-George
   Ball entries, compared to the fam grp sheets that I have from
   Karla King. Another desc chart (Randi Wilson) agrees with the
   data in Lord of the Manor

Arrived in America around 1635 with six sons, the children of his second wife, Dorothy.

William III was a Captain-

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Captain William Ball's Timeline

Wiltshire, England
July 16, 1590
Age 17
Millenbeck, England
Age 18
Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 23
Groton, Suffolk, England
Age 24
Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 26
Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 28
Branford, New Haven County, Connecticut, Colonial America
Age 28
Wiltshire, England
February 2, 1602
Age 29
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 42