Abigail Ball Johnson

Death 4 Jun 1793 (aged 74–75)
Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 76426212 View Source

Daughter of Caleb II Ball and Elizabeth Peck.
Wife of John Johnson Jr.
Abigail Ball b. c 1718, d. 4 Jun 1793
Excerpts from:
Mahlon Johnson family of Littleton, New Jersey : ancestors and descendants : from the records of the Mahlon Johnson Association and other sources, with map, charts and illustrations.
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Abigail Ball was the daughter of the first Collector of Hanover, Caleb Ball, who died in 1748 leaving a will which names Abigail Johnson as his daughter. John Johnson and Abigail have a large and interesting family of children...
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From Abigail Ball, wife of John Johnson, Jr., has come down to us the tradition that her father's family and that of Mary Ball mother of George Washington were branches from the same stock. Abigail's lineage is authenticated by documentary evidence as follows: A will dated 1748 made by Caleb Ball of Hanover, New Jersey, "Gentleman," names his fourteen children and "Abigail Johnson" is one of his nine daughters. A deed dated Feb. 19, 1705, gives the name of Sarah Thompson as Caleb Ball's wife. In 1704 Caleb Ball returnes his homestead to his father "Edward Ball," and the same year "Edward Ball" conveys "to his son Caleb Ball" 50 acres of land "on the mountain."...

...[purported] degree of kinship of Abigail Ball and
George Washington:
I Sir Rchard Ball, D. D.
2 Alling Ball ............... brother of Col. Wm. Ball.
3 Edward Ball ............1st cousin, Joseph Ball
4 Caleb Ball................2nd cousin, Mary Ball
5 Abigail Ball...............3rd cousin, George Washington

Children of Abigail Ball and John Johnson
Elisha Johnson
Gershom Johnson
Joseph Johnson
Kezia Johnson
Lydia Johnson
Abigail Johnson
Sarah Johnson d. b 1775
John Johnson
Jacob Johnson b. 21 Apr 1751, d. 25 Apr 1780

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