Margaret Ball

1786– (Age NaN)
Montgomery, Virginia, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Ball was born in 1786, in Montgomery, Virginia, United States, her father, John Ball, was 30 and her mother, Mary Polly Yeary, was 22. She married James Trump about 1829, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

James Trump
1782–
Margaret Ball
1786–
Eliza J. Trump
1830–
James Trump
1833–

Spouse and Children

    James Trump

    Male1782–Male

    Female1786–Female

children

(2)

    Eliza J. Trump

    Female1830–Female

    James Trump

    Male1833–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

+12 More Children

World Events (3)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 0

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 2

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a short, fat person, from Middle English bal(le) ‘ball’ (Old English ball, Old Norse bǫllr).2 English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a knoll or rounded hill, from the same Middle English word, bal(le), used in this sense.3 English: from the Old Norse personal name Balle, derived either from ballr ‘dangerous’ or bǫllr ‘ball’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Margaret Trump, "United States Census, 1850"

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