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Hannah Pearson (Ball)

Also Known As: "Hannah (Ball) Travers Pearson"
Birthdate: (65)
Birthplace: Lancaster , Virginia
Death: November 12, 1748 (65)
Stafford , Virginia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Colonel Joseph Ball, of "Epping Forest" and Elizabeth Ball
Wife of Simon Pearson and Rawleigh Travers, lll
Mother of Constantia Chapman; Margaret Terrett West; Thomas Pearson; Susanna Alexander; Constance Pearson and 3 others
Sister of Frances Carter; Elizabeth Carnegie; Esther Chinn; Anne Ann Conway; Joseph Ball, Jr. and 1 other
Half sister of Mary Washington and Mary Washington

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About Hannah Pearson

Hannah Ball

  • b.1683 Lancaster County, Virginia
  • d.12 Nov 1748 Stafford County, Virginia
  • Parents: Joseph Ball (1649-1711), Elizabeth Romney
  • Married: Raleigh Travers, Simon Pearson


From "A History of Chapman and Alexander Families", from

The second wife of Simon Pearson, Hannah Pearson, survived him. She was the half-sister of Mary Ball Washington, mother of Gen. Washington. She was the daughter of Joseph Ball, who married, in 1696, Raleigh Travers. Her will, proved in Stafford County 1748, names her three children, Raleigh Travers, Eliza Cooke, and Sarah Daniel, son-in-law Peter Daniel, and grandchildren, Travers Cooke, Hannah Cooke, Hannah Daniel, Elizabeth Travers Daniel.

Hill, p. 46; Cukro, p. 39-40 (#17)

▼References ↑ 1.0 1.1 Will Abstract of Joseph Ball, in Lee, Ida J. Abstracts Lancaster County, Virginia, Wills, 1653-1800. (Richmond: Dietz Press, 1959).

p 6 - BALL, Joseph,. Psh. St. Mary's White Chapel. Will. 25 June 1711. Rec. 11 July 1711. Wife Mary; son Joseph; daus. Hannah Travers; Anne Conway; Esther Chinn; Elizabeth Cornegie; Mary Ball; Eliza Johnson (dau. of his wife), dau. Mary, 400 acres of land in Richmond county; grandson James Cornegie (not 21) acknowledges gift to son Joseph Ball, and daus. Hannah Travers, Anne Conway and Esther Chinn made 11 Feb. 1707; Overseer John Hagan; negroes formerly belonging to Jon. Carnegie, decd. Extr. Joseph Ball. Wits. Geo. Finch, Elizabeth Finch, Margaret Miller, Joseph Taylor. W.B. 10, p. 88.

[Identifies father of Hannah (Ball) Travers.]


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Hannah Pearson's Timeline

Lancaster , Virginia
Age 22
Stafford County, Virginia
Age 25
Stafford County, Virginia
Age 27
Lancaster County, Virginia
Age 31
Pomonkey, Charles, Maryland, United States
March 5, 1720
Age 37
Virginia, United States
Age 61
November 12, 1748
Age 65
Stafford , Virginia