Daphne Jean Ball

8 November 1917–1969 (Age 51)
Tasmania, Australia

The Life Summary of Daphne Jean

When Daphne Jean Ball was born on 8 November 1917, in Tasmania, Australia, her father, Rupert McKenzie Ball, was 37 and her mother, Priscilla Mary Margaret Bloomfield, was 28. She had at least 2 sons with Joseph Wallace WILTON. She died in 1969, at the age of 52.

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Joseph Wallace WILTON
Daphne Jean Ball
Maxwell Joseph WILTON
Robert Geoffrey WILTON

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.
Age 1
Battle on the Somme. Australian forces capture Mont St. Quentin.
Age 22
Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English bal, ball(e) ‘ball, sphere, globe, round body’ (Old French balle or Old English beall(a)), a nickname for a short, obese person.English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a knoll or rounded hill, from the same Middle English word, bal(le) as in 1 above, but applied topographically.English: from a Middle English adjective ball (weak form balle) in the sense ‘bald’, from ball ‘white streak, bald place’.

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

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  • Daphne Jean Ball, "Australia Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981"

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