The Ball Family Tree   Family History
Originating in Cornwall                
St.Minver, St.Ervan, St.Veryan & Little Petherick                   

The Families and Lives of the Descendants of                

Christopher Ball            

Prepared by Christopher's GGGGGG Grandson     Graham Tall        20 June 2012

Born: Not yet known:  Possible links to St.Veryan or St.Kew/St.Minver
Married: Date is unknown     =Bridget
Lived: St. Veryan in 1661,  St.Ervan, 1683
Status: Will have classified himself as a Yeoman.
Died: 1685 St.Ervan

 

Contents       Section C refer to ancestors/relatives of Bessie Ball, Christopher's GGGGGranddaughter
I General

i.

Introduction                Why it is worth studying Family History

ii. The Cornish Language
iii. Migration:   The 'Ball's' families who migrated to Canada and Australia.  See also A & B below.  

iv.

Smuggling and Wrecking

v. Evidence of Ballís involved in Smuggling
vi. Protestation Returns  1641                       
vii Military information on Balls descended from Christopher  
II Christopher Ball's known descendants
A. Descendants of John then Robert Ball                    (Beth Speicher)                            Canada
B. Descendants of John then Ethan and Edwin Ball     (Ian Ball)                                      Australia
C. Descendants of John then Ethan Edward Ball         (Kerry Slack)                               Australia  
D. Family History of Ted Ball  see Edwin Ball and Edgar Ball     (Ted Ball)                    Canada  
E. Family History of William Panter  see William Panter     (Margaret Panter)               Australia  
F Descendants of Jonathan Ball of Little Petherick - see below   (Graham Tall)  

i.

Bessie Ball's Family

ii.

The Search Begins

iii.

Distant Ancestors 1600 onwards

iv.

Ancestors of Bessie Ball living in Little Petherick 1715 onwards

v.

Family, grandparents & first cousins of Bessie Ball.? 1763 onwards

vi.

Bessie and Prideaux Place 1871 onwards

vii.

Relatives living near L. Petherick 1841 onwards

 

Christopher Ball's  descendants identified initially by Graham Tall:     
Three additional lines of descendants from John Ball and Jennifer Hicks can now be added, see Migration
.

THE CORNISH LANGUAGE

THE CORNISH LANGUAGE

ALS

Cliff

KYNANCE

George

ARTH

High Place

LAN

Enclosure

BAL

Mine

LYN

Stream

BEAN

Small

MAEN

Stone

BOS

Dwelling

MARHAS

Market

BOUNDER

Lane

MELYN

Mill

BREA

Hill

MENHYR

Long Stone

BRYN

Mound

MOR

Sea

CAR

Camp

MOREB

Seashore

CARN

Heap of Rocks

MOW

Rick

CATH

Cat

MUR

Large

CARRICK

Rock

NANS

Valley

CHY

House

NOWETH

New

COATH

Old

PARC

Field

COOMBE

Valley

PELL

Distant

CREEK

Burial Ground

CROWS

Cross

PEN

Highland/End

CUI

Narrow

POL

Pool

DOWER

Water

ROS

Spur of Land

DU

Black

RUTH

Red

DYNAS

Fort

RYN

Slope

EGLOS

Church

SANS

Holy

ENYS

Island

SCATH

Boat

FENTON

Spring

SCAWEN

Elder Tree

FOGO

Cave

STEN

Tin

FORTH

Road

TOL

Hol

FOS

Ditch

TOWAN

Sand Dune-

GARTH

Garden

TRE

Homestead

GOON

Downland

TRETH

Beach

GWEAL

Field

VENTON

Spring

GWYNS

Wind

VEAN

Small

HAL

Moor

VOR

Furrow

HAYLE

Estuary

WARTHA

Higher

KERNOW

Cornwall

WHEAL

Mine

KELLY

Grove

WOLLAS

Lower

  

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