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John Ball
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Birth: 1620
Norwich
Norfolk, England
Death: Sep. 10, 1676
Lancaster
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

John Ball was born circa 1620 at England.

He married twice.

1. He married first Elizabeth Pierce, daughter of John Pierce and Elizabeth Truill.

2. John Ball married second Elizabeth Fox, daughter of Thomas Fox, on 3 October 1665 at Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA;


John was a tailor circa 1650 at Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA.

About the year 1655, his first wife became violently insane, which likely accounts for the apprenticing of their children.

He sold his farm in Watertown 21 October 1665 and moved to Lancaster, Worcester County, Mass. where he was one of the three earliest settlers.

John Ball, his second wife and son Joseph were slain on 10 Feb 1676 in the attack upon the town of Lancaster by Indians. Two other children were taken into captivity. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joanne King Ball (1598 - 1635)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Pierce Ball (1624 - 1655)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Ball Munroe (1651 - 1692)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
GPS (lat/lon): 42.55, -71.10333
 
Maintained by: Priscilla Ann Munroe
Originally Created by: M. Duffy
Record added: Dec 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102469779
 

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