Person:Francis Ball (1)

Francis Ball
b.Est 1620
  • HFrancis BallEst 1620 - 1648
  • WAbigail BurtEst 1627 - 1707
m. 3 Oct 1644
  1. Captain Jonathan Ball1645 - 1741
  2. Samuel Ball1647/48 - 1689
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Francis Ball
Gender Male
Birth? Est 1620 Birth year estimated based on marriage date.
Marriage 3 Oct 1644 Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United Statesto Abigail Burt
Death[3] Oct 1648 Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United StatesDrowning in Connecticut River
  1. Ball, T. H. Francis Ball's descendants, or, The West Springfield Ball family from 1640 to 1902. (Crown Point, Ind.: J.J. Wheeler, 1986)

    "1. Francis Ball, a settler in the Connecticut River Valley in 1640, having resided for a time in the vicinity of Boston, was married in 1644 to Abigail Burt daughter of Henry Burt, an early resident of Roxbury, near Boston."

  2. Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862)

    "FRANCIS, Dorchester, rem. to Springfield, there m. 1644, Abigail, d. of Henry Burt, had Jonathan, b. 1645; and Samuel; was drown. in the riv. Oct. 1648. His wid. m. next yr. Benjamin Mun, and next, 14 Dec. 1676, lieut. Thomas Stebbins."

  3. Stott, Clifford L. Vital Records of Springfield, Massachusetts to 1850. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002)
    1:60 (Book 1).

    'Fraunces Ball Drowned in the greate River octobr 1648'