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Susanna Bristow (Ball)

Also Known As: "Susanna (Ball) Curtis Blatchley Bristow"
Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Ailing Ball and DOROTHY BALL
Wife of James Owen Curtis, Jr.; Thomas Blatchley and Richard Bristow
Mother of Aaron Blatchley; Abigail Ball; Moses Blatchley and Miriam Pond

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Immediate Family

About Susanna Bristow


  1. Aaron Blatchley, b. 1644. He married Mary Dodd.
  2. Moses Blatchley, b. 25 May 1650, baptized 1 June 1651 at Newhaven, Connecticut (or possibly at Branford, Conn.). He married Susanna Bishop. He died 15 Oct 1693.
  3. Miriam Blatchley, b. 2 May 1652, probably at Branford, Connecticut; mar. Samuel Pond.
  4. Abigail Blatchley, born in Connecticut. She married Edward Ball, possibly her first cousin, the nephew of her mother


From "First Families of America"

James Owen Curtis, Jr. (b. 1615-d. Boston ca. 1634 on a trading trip) m. Susanne Ball (Alling out of Boston, m. Dorothy), she m. 2nd Richard Brislow (1637), 3rd m. to Thomas Blatchley (5 June 1643) Comment: Richard Bristow was the 3rd husband (married after 1674)

Susannah Ball Blatchley Bristow died in 1680.

After her mother’s death, daughter Abigail Ball returned to Branford to settle her mother’s affairs and to pass on her share of her mother’s estate to her brother, Aaron Blatchley. The Branford Deeds (Col. 2, pg. 78) show that Abigail Ball, of Newark, “receipted to brother Blatchly of Guilford for her portion from estate of her mother Susanna Blachly.” Also regarding the disposition of her estate, her husband “Richard Bristow of Guilford returns the estate of Susanna Bristow formerly Blatchlye to be disposed of according to her non-cuperative will.”. Richard Bristow died in September of 1683


  1. Ref#30. Mrs. J.H. Frossard, Box 696, Madisonville, TX 77864
  2. Ref#51. The "Charles Carroll Gardiner Collection"; Gardner's early work, completed before 1911, is on 32 microfilms at the Family History Library. (Also owned by NEHGS). A separate section includes about 30,000 cards that index individuals listed in New Jersey records. Original papers at NJHS.
  3. Ref#53. "Genealogies of Connecticut Families, From the New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol I"
  4. Ref#164. Ball researcher Dr. Joseph L. Druse., 667 Virginia Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823


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Susanna Bristow's Timeline

Age 12
June 5, 1643
Age 21
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
July 1, 1644
Age 22
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut
Age 23
Branford,New Haven,Connecticut
March 25, 1650
Age 28
Branford, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
May 1, 1653
Age 31
Branford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Age 52
of, Boston, Suffolk, Ma
Age 58
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut
April 21, 1934
Age 58