Deborah Ball1,2,3

( - 1817)
Relationship6th great-grandmother of Dan Stone
Father*Caleb Ball ( - 1748)
Mother*Sarah Wallace
NoteDespite family legends to the contrary, DNA testing (http://www.newenglandballproject.com/ui17.htm) has shown that the family of Deborah Ball does not appear to be closely related to the family of George Washington through his mother, Mary Ball.
MarriageDeborah Ball married Gabriel Wright about 1762 in Colony of New Jersey, British Colonial America. (Estimated date and place, based on birth of first child. I have yet to locate any documents supporting this date and place.)4,5,6
NoteDeborah Ball was received into the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, Morris County, Colony of New Jersey, British Colonial America on November 4, 1774. On this same day, she has her first four children baptised.4
DeathShe died in 1817.7
BurialShe was buried in Baptist Cemetery, Frankfort, Ross County, Ohio, next to her husband, Gabriel Wright. Her specific grave is unable to be located.7,8

Family

Gabriel Wright (about September 8, 1743 - June 20, 1803)
Children

Online Memorial    Find A Grave page for Deborah Ball
ChartsDescendants Of Gabriel Wright
Ancestors Of William Henry Wright
Ancestors Of Dan Stone
Last EditedFebruary 7, 2015

Citations

  1. [S404] Rufus Putnam, Pioneer Record, and Reminiscences, of the Early Settlers, and Settlement of Fayette County, Ohio. (Cincinnati: Applegate, Pounsford & Co. Print, 1872), digital copy at http://books.google.com/books?id=1VMVAAAAYAAJ, viewed 5 February 2014, page 56.
  2. [S417] [First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, N.J.], History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, N.J., Part I, Records of Trustees and Session, From 1742–1882, Part II, The Combined Registers, From 1742 to 1885, and Appendix [The Combined Registers, 1886–1891] (No publication place listed: no publisher listed, no publication date listed), digital copy at https://archive.org/details/historyoffirstp00firs, viewed 9 February 2014, part 1 page 108 (page 114 of PDF), part 1 page 166 (page 172 of PDF) and part 2 page 268 (page 874 of PDF.)
  3. [S418] Harry Harmon Cory, The Cory family : A Genealogy, Collected and arranged in order by Harry Harmon Cory, With brief records of many branches of The Cory Family in America (Minneapolis, Minn.: Argus Publishing Co., July 1941), digital copy at http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/005730462 and http://www.ancestry.com, viewed 9 February 2014.
  4. [S417] [First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, N.J.], History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, New Jersey, part 1 page 108 (page 114 of PDF), part 1 page 166 (page 172 of PDF) and part 2 page 268 (page 874 of PDF.)
  5. [S404] Rufus Putnam, Pioneer Record of Fayette County, Ohio, page 56.
  6. [S405] Reverend Fred N. Wright, The Family of Gabriel Wright (No publication place listed: no publisher listed, 1906), digital copy at https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/680256, viewed 5 February 2014, page 1.
  7. [S416] Eloise M. Roberts, Four Revolutionary Soldiers And Their Descendants, Alexander Sleeth, Gabriel Wright, David Smith, John Hacker (Avard, Okla.: no publisher listed, 1924), digital copy at http://www.heritagequest.com, viewed 22 November 2011, page 10.
  8. [S405] Reverend Fred N. Wright, The Family of Gabriel Wright, page 2.
  9. [S417] [First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, N.J.], History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, New Jersey, part 1 page 166 (page 172 of PDF) and part 2 page 268 (page 874 of PDF.)