- Martin Ball
|Birth|| July 31, 1808 29|
|Death of a maternal grandfather||Lazarus Hitt|
August 2, 1823 (Age 15)
|Death of a maternal grandmother||Agnes Martin|
1823 (Age 14)
|Death of a mother||Sarah Anne Hitt|
September 15, 1849 (Age 41)
Martin Ball was the guardian of Evie Hitt, Lazarus Hitt's minor daughter.
Rev. Ball was ordained at Bethabara Church in Laurens County, SC, in 1835 and came to Cherry Creek, MS in 1845. He was the third minister of the old Cherry Creek Church. He was a noted evangelist.