- Martin Ball
|Birth|| July 31, 1808 29|
|Death of a maternal grandmother||Agnes Martin|
before 1823 (Age 14 years)
|Death of a maternal grandfather||Lazarus Hitt|
August 2, 1823 (Age 15 years)
|Death of a mother||Sarah Anne Hitt|
September 15, 1849 (Age 41 years)
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.