Name: Edward BALL Esq.
      Birth Date: About 1642
      Birth Place: Possibly in New Haven, Connecticut
      Death Date: About 1724
      Death Place: Newark, Essex Co., New Jersey
      Father: Maybe Alling BALL (1619-1702)
      Mother: Maybe Susan (-1644)
      Spouse: Abigail BLATCHLEY
      Marriage Date: About 1664
      Marriage Place: Branford, Connecticut
      Children: Caleb, Abigail, Joseph B., Lydia, Moses, Thomas

ABSTRACTS & DOCUMENTS
about Edward Ball and his descendants

Edward Ball's Timeline

Entries to this timeline are "referenced" to show the source of the information. See reference list below.

  • 1642/43 - Edward Ball born in New Haven, some say to Alling and Susan Ball ®159.
  • 1644 - Susan Ball, first wife of Alling Ball,.dies ®159
  • Abt 1648 - Alling Ball marries Dorothy Tuttle ®159
  • abt 1664 - Edward Ball married Abigail Blatchley, daughter of Thomas and Susan (BALL?) Blatcheley
    -- this Susan BALL has been speculated to be the sister of Alling Ball (above) ®159
  • abt 1665 - Son Caleb born to Edward & Abigail Ball ®159
  • 30 Oct 1666 - Edward Ball signed an agreement with people of Branford who were about to move to Newark, NJ, the most noticeable article of which was not to admit any but church members ®159
  • 20 Jan 1667 - Appears in a New Plantation and Church Covenant of Branford, Connecticut with other inhabitants ®159
  • 1667 - Moved from Branford, Connecticut to Newark, NJ ®47, pg. 23
  • 1667 - Was assessed in the first list of Newark, NJ taxables, assigned 6 acres between Broad and Washington Sts. ®159
  • 1667 - Messenger of the Newark town courts.
  • 1669-1680-1686 - Appointed town Attorney
  • 9 Jan 1674/75 - Letters of administration on estate of John Cox of New Barbados. Also on bond as administrator ®159
  • 30 Sep 1675 - Patent granted for 78 acres of land ®159
  • 14 Mar 1676 - Made inventory of estate of John Harrison ®159
  • Mar 1678 - Surveyor appointed to run a boundary line of an Indian purchase ®159
  • 1683 - Served on Committee to settle certain differences between the settlers and the Proprietors. Continued on committee for several years ®159
  • 1683, 1689 - Newark town constable ®159
  • 1683 - Appointed attorney to prosecute offenders against the town ordinances ®159
  • 1692 - Overseer of the poor in Newark ®159
  • 1693 - Appointed High Sheriff of Essex County ®48, pg. 31 ®159
  • 30 Sep 1700 - Served on grand jury at Court of Sessions ®159
  • 1709 - Grand juror in Newark ®108
  • 1715 - Signed land agreement ®159
  • 1724 - Boundary agreement with Azariah Crane "to prevent any difference hereafter" ®108
  • After 1724 - Died ®108


Reference Note 47
Genealogical Guide to the Early Settlers
of America, Henry Whittemore, 1967

Reference Note 48
First Settlers of Passaic Valley, NJ
by John Littell, 1852

Reference Note 108
History of Essex and Hudson Counties, NJ
William H. Shaw, 1884

Reference Note 159
Mrs. J.H. Frossard, Box 696, Madisonville, TX 77864

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