Lebbeus Ball, Major

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Lebbeus Ball, Major

Birthplace: Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Pompey, Onondaga County, New York, United States
Place of Burial: Pompey, NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Jonathan Ball Jr. and Elizabeth Ball
Husband of Thankful Ball
Father of Elizabeth Jerome and Lebbeus Ball, Jr

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About Lebbeus Ball, Major

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of Major. DAR Ancestor # A005474


  May-December 1775 - Fought in Revolutionary War in Capt. Timothy Danielson's Massachusetts Regiment; 1 November 1777 - wounded; 1 January 1781 - retired. After the war he moved to Saratoga Co., NY.3 He appeared on the census of August 1800 at Pompey, Onondaga Co., NY; "Lebeus" with a male over 45 (Lebbeus 60), a female over 45 (Thankful ) and a female 16 to 25 (Matilda 15).4 Some sources say Lebbeus died in Ballston, Saratoga Co., New York, some in Pompey, Onondaga Co., NY.3

3 [S226] Andy Simon, "Over 8000 Names in the USA and England," database made available on-line courtesy of Andy Simon, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:706975&id=I0088, database put on-line 25 August 2001. 4 [S2] 1800 (August 4) U.S. Census, Pompey, Onondaga Co., NY, p. 132 (left of stamped 147).


Lebbeus Ball is a 3rd Great Grandfather of Winston Churchill and his New England Ball Project link has more family information:


Lebbeus Ball fought in the Revolutionary War with a Massachusetts Regiment starting in 1775 as a Captain and retired as a Major in 1782.

Lebbeus Ball and Floyd Bliss Hanson are 3rd Cousins 6 Times Removed.

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Lebbeus Ball, Major's Timeline

November 11, 1739
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
February 15, 1765
Age 25
Granville, Hampden, MA, USA
July 6, 1775
Age 35
Age 66
Pompey, Onondaga County, New York, United States
Age 66
Pompey, NY, USA

Ball, Lebbeus d. 1806, Captain in the Revolution