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Daniel Ball
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Birth: 1720
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1813
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

Daniel was 1 of 7 children born to Jonathan Ball (03/29/1680 - c. 1726) & Sarah (Whitney).

Daniel married Lucy (Newton) on October 25, 1749 at Shrewsbury, MA. Lucy was born 05/28/1731.
Their 10 children {all born in Boylston/Shrewsbury,MA):
1) Ithamar, b. 09/10/1750; d. 09/20/1750
2) Moses, b. 10/07/1751
3) Aaron, b. 11/01/1753; d. 07/16/1841
4) Daniel, b. circa 1756; d. 02/23/1830
5) Lucy, b. 02/04/1758; d. circa 1838
6) Sarah(Salley), b. 05/01/1760; d. 04/04/1838
7) Nathan, b. 08/05/1762; d. 04/15/1815
8) Thankful, b. 03/09/1765; d. 06/10/1847
9) Jesse, b. 03/01/1772; d. 03/25/1776
10) Infant, b. 06/1776; d. in infancy

DNA testing of a direct descendant shows that Daniel in turn was a descendant of John Ball & Elizabeth Pierce of Watertown & Lancaster, MA. Based on current data it is most likely that this Daniel Ball was the son of Jonathan Ball and Sarah Whitney. Moreover, after the death of his father, it is probable that this Daniel Ball was raised by his much older cousin, John Ball and Abigail Harrington and mentioned in that John's will as though he were a natural son. He was raised by relatives after Jonathan Ball's death after 1727.
Daniel Ball and his wife were admitted to full communion in the church. That same day his sons, Moses, Aaron & Daniel, were baptized. The North Precinct of Parish of Shrewsbury, MA, was established Dec. 17, 1742. Daniel's father-in-law, Aaron Newton, was admitted to the church Jan. 12, 1745.

*Above information taken from "The New England Ball Project"

Below information added by Bruce Filgate 06/23/2015
Daniel Ball, age 93 yrs., died 5 March 1813 at Boylston, MA (page 228) Deaths of Boylston, Mass...taken from Church Records.
Vital Records of Boylston & Church Records indicate he died in Boylston. At the time of his death, burial location was not recorded. Presumed to be buried in the Old Burial Ground. (Only cemetery in Boylston at the time of his death). This cemetery is located next to the church.
No grave located in 2010 survey of the cemetery stones. 
Family links: 
  Lucy Newton Ball (1731 - 1811)
  Daniel Ball (1756 - 1830)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Burial Ground
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Cheri
Record added: Dec 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82174595
Daniel Ball
Added by: Bruce Filgate
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