The Hitts of Mississippi and related families

Martin Ball1808

Martin Ball
Birth July 31, 1808 29

Death of a maternal grandmotherAgnes Martin
before 1823 (Age 14 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherLazarus Hitt
August 2, 1823 (Age 15 years)
Death of a motherSarah Anne Hitt
September 15, 1849 (Age 41 years)
Baptist minister


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.