Simeon Ball

29 November 1817–
Winwick, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Simeon

When Simeon Ball was born on 29 November 1817, in Winwick, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Ball, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Branwood, was 27. He married Nancy Hodson on 27 July 1840, in Winwick, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Golborne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He was buried in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Simeon Ball
1817–
Nancy Hodson
1821–1860
Marriage: 27 July 1840
Jane Ball
1839–1901
Mary Ball
1850–
Elizabeth Ball
1852–
Margaret Ball
1841–1842
Amelia Ball
1842–
John Ball
1844–
Sarah Ball
1845–
Hiram Ball
1848–
Israel Ball
1851–
Ann Ball
1855–
Betsy Ball
1856–
Maria
1858–
Simeon Ball
1859–1914
William Ball
1860–

Spouse and Children

    Male1817–Male

    Nancy Hodson

    Female1821–1860Female

MARRIAGE
27 July 1840
Winwick, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(14)

    Jane Ball

    Female1839–1901Female

    Margaret Ball

    Female1841–1842Female

    Amelia Ball

    Female1842–Female

    John Ball

    Male1844–Male

    Sarah Ball

    Female1845–Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1787–Male

    Margaret Branwood

    Female1790–Female

siblings

(6)

    Male1817–Male

    Hiram Ball

    Male1820–1888Male

    Female1823–1899Female

    Israel Ball

    Male1825–1902Male

    Amelia Ball

    Female1828–1890Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1823

Age 6

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 8

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
1854 · St. George's Hall

Age 37

In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Simeon Ball, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Simeon Ball in entry for Ann, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Simeon Ball in entry for Israel, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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