About Richard Ball, D.D.
Children of Lawrence Ball (1565-) and Elizabeth Goodman:
- -1.1 Reverend Richard Ball
Educated at Magdalen College, Oxford, where he took the degree of Batchellor of Arts in 1590 and Master in 1594. He was the second Professor of Rhetoric at Oxford. In 1603 he became vicar of St. Helen's Church. Dr. Ball left St. Helen's the year he received his coat of arms. (Heck). Reverend Richard Ball D.D. was assigned the Ball Coat of arms by Sir William Sager, December 22, 1613 Married
- John Ball
- Colonel William Ball (1615-1680) married Hannah Atherall (Atherold) (1617-1694)
- Richard Ball, Wilshire England.
1. COLONEL WILLIAM BALL of VIRGINIA The Great-Grandfather of Washington by Earl L. W. Heck, published and sold by Sydney Wm. Dutton, 103, Newgate Street, London, E. C.1. MCMXXVIII, (on file at National Genealogical Society Library, 4527 17th Street North, Arlington, VA)
2. Colonial Virginians and Their Maryland Relatives, by Norma Tucker (located at Montgomery County Historical Society, Rockville, MD)
3. W. B. Ball, P. O. Box 3463, Morehead City, NC 28557. (Wb.Ball@LAMBADA.OIT.UNC.EDU)
4. Guide to Cruising Chesapeake Bay, published by Richard J. Royer
Notes This line is of interest because of its famous son, George Washington. He had no children of his own, but there were cousins in the Ball line. His great-grandfather, Captain William Ball, was Eve Ball Taylor's grandfather.