Family:Joseph Ball and Mary Unknown (1)

Facts and Events
Marriage[1] abt 1707 Middlesex County, VirginiaChrist Church [2nd wife - she is the widow Johnson]

Note of Caution

There has been considerable discussion regarding the identity of the second wife of Col. Joseph Ball, known to be the widow Johnson. Through the years, researchers have claimed that she was Mary MONTAGUE or Mary BENNETT. Please see Mary's Page and Mary's Talk Page for discussion and analysis of Mary's maiden name.

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  1. Roberts, Gary Boyd. Ancestors of American Presidents. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009), 1, Secondary quality.

    Grandparents of George Washington through daughter Mary.
    Joseph Ball, m. c. 1707-8 (post 6 Feb 1707) to Mrs. Mary (___) Johnson, ...

  2.   Family Recorded, in Kennedy, Mary Selden. Seldens of Virginia and allied families. (New York: Frank Allaben, c1911), Secondary quality.
  3.   Marriage Recorded, in Headley, Robert K. Married Well and Often: Marriages of the Northern Neck of Virginia 1649-1800 : marriages and marriage references for the counties of Lancaster, Northumberland, Old Rappahannock, Richmond, and Westmoreland. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Pub. Co., 2003), 24, Secondary quality.

    BALL, Col. Joseph (wid.) & JOHNSON, Mary (wid.); bet. 6 Feb 1707 - 25 Jun 1711 ; bride was prob. Mary BENNETT of West Chester, Eng. who had mar. Wm. JOHNSON in MidC, Va. on 10 Feb 1688/9; she mar. (3) Rich. HUGHES; (PRCCMC:37; Johnson:176)