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From: Proctor <>
Subject: Re: [GM-L] John BALL - Watertown... no mention of age...
Date: Mon, 03 Apr 2000 20:34:57 -0400
What exactly is a freeman and how does it compare to a yeoman?
> Subject: [GM-L] John BALL - Watertown... no mention of age...
> Date: Thursday, March 30, 2000 5:14 PM
> In a message dated 3/30/00 8:28:39 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> << Jan,
> Thanks so much for the lookup. Disappointing is the correct word. Pope
> confused the John BALLs. John Jr. was the husband of Elizabeth and father
> Abigail. I am starting to wonder if the elder John BALL was made freeman
> May 1650,or if in fact it was really John, Jr.
> Do you happen to know if age is listed when they apply to become
> Thanks again,
> Cherryl >>
> No. Sorry. I just copied it "as is". There was no mention of age
> that time.
> It sure would help a lot if we could know more of those little details,
> wouldn't it?
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