Mary Joanna Ball1

F, #4176, b. November 1869
     Mary Joanna Ball was born in November 1869 at MI.2 She was the daughter of John Ball and Mary Thompson Webster.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

25 July 1870Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Josie" age 8/12, b. MI, with parents, etc.2

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, p. 17 (stamped 326).

Lucy Ball1

F, #4177, b. 6 May 1861, d. 1936
     Lucy Ball was born on 6 May 1861 at MI.1 She was the daughter of John Ball and Mary Thompson Webster.1 Lucy Ball died in 1936.2 She was buried at Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

25 July 1870Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Lucy" age 9, b. MI, with parents, etc.3
1 June 1880Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Lucy" age 19, b. MI, with parents, etc.4

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S903] Find A Grave - A User-Contributed Listing of Cemeteries and Memorials; Find A Grave Founder Jim Tipton, 2009; online at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs&, Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.
  3. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, p. 17 (stamped 326).
  4. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, ED 138, p. 5 (stamped 299).

John Helvetia Ball1

M, #4178, b. 12 January 1872, d. 17 October 1905
     John Helvetia Ball was born on 12 January 1872.1 He was the son of John Ball and Mary Thompson Webster.1 John Helvetia Ball married Mary Verstay in 1893.1 John Helvetia Ball died on 17 October 1905 at age 33.1 He was buried at Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.2
     They resided in Grand Rapids, Michigan They had children, but all died young.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

1 June 1880Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"John H." age 8, b. MI, with parents, etc.3

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S903] Find A Grave - A User-Contributed Listing of Cemeteries and Memorials; Find A Grave Founder Jim Tipton, 2009; online at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs&, Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.
  3. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, ED 138, p. 5 (stamped 299).

Frank Jerome Powers1

M, #4179
     Frank Jerome Powers married Kate Webster Ball, daughter of John Ball and Mary Thompson Webster, in 1893.1

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).

Myron Harris Hopkins1

M, #4180
     Myron Harris Hopkins married Flora Ball, daughter of John Ball and Mary Thompson Webster, on 9 December 1890.1

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).

Sarah French1

F, #4181
     Sarah French married Abel Ball, son of William Ball and Rebecca Kinney, on 23 March 1824 at Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH.2

Children of Sarah French and Abel Ball

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S903] Find A Grave - A User-Contributed Listing of Cemeteries and Memorials; Find A Grave Founder Jim Tipton, 2009; online at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs&, Congregational Church Cemetery, Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH.

Abel Ball1

M, #4182, b. 10 December 1825, d. 23 March 1901
     Abel Ball was born on 10 December 1825.1 He was the son of Abel Ball and Sarah French.1 Abel Ball married Betsey Evelyn Gilson on 15 March 1854.1 Abel Ball died on 23 March 1901 at Fremont, Rockingham Co., NH, at age 75.1
     He was a cooper by trade and settled in Brookline, NH. He also lived in Boston.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

11 October 1850Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH"Abel" age 24, b. NH, cooper, living with Benjamin and Esther Whiting2

Children of Abel Ball and Betsey Evelyn Gilson

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH, p. 631 (stamped 316).

Sarah Stevens Cummings1

F, #4183, b. 5 February 1813, d. 13 April 1903
     Sarah Stevens Cummings was born on 5 February 1813 at Antrim, Hillsborough Co., NH.1 She was the daughter of Samuel Cummings.2 Sarah Stevens Cummings married James Ball, son of William Ball and Rebecca Kinney, on 23 December 1847.1 Sarah Stevens Cummings died on 13 April 1903 at Malden, Middlesex Co., MA, at age 90.1
     Sometime circa 1852 James Ball and Sarah Stevens Cummings adopted a son that thereafter went by the name of Henry Ball and a daughter that thereafter went by the name of Clara A. Ball.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

14 October 1850Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH"Sarah" age 36, b. NH, with husband2
14 June 1860Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH"Sarah" age 45, b. NH, with husband, etc.3

Children of Sarah Stevens Cummings and James Ball

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH, p. 642 (back of stamped 321).
  3. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH, p. 43.

James Herbert Ball1

M, #4184, b. 23 March 1851, d. 5 June 1851
     James Herbert Ball was born on 23 March 1851.1 He was the son of James Ball and Sarah Stevens Cummings.1 James Herbert Ball died on 5 June 1851.1

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).

Alma Sarah Ball1

F, #4185, b. 31 August 1852, d. 14 August 1860
     Alma Sarah Ball was born on 31 August 1852 at NH.1 She was the daughter of James Ball and Sarah Stevens Cummings.1 Alma Sarah Ball died on 14 August 1860 at age 7.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

14 June 1860Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH"Alma S." age 7, b. NH, with parents, etc.2

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH, p. 43.

James Seneca Ball1

M, #4186, b. 29 December 1853, d. 28 February 1854
     James Seneca Ball was born on 29 December 1853.1 He was the son of James Ball and Sarah Stevens Cummings.1 James Seneca Ball died on 28 February 1854.1

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).

Ella Frances Ball1

F, #4187, b. 6 November 1855
     Ella Frances Ball was born on 6 November 1855 at NH.1 She was the daughter of James Ball and Sarah Stevens Cummings.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

Malden, Middlesex Co., MA1
14 June 1860Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH"Ella F." age 4, b. NH, with parents, etc.2

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH, p. 43.

Henry Ball1

M, #4188, b. circa 1844, d. 26 June 1862
     Henry Ball was born circa 1844 at MA.2 He died on 26 June 1862 at Beaufort, Beaufort Co., SC; in the Civil War.1
     He was adopted circa 1852; he was adopted by James Ball and Sarah Stevens Cummings.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

14 June 1860Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH"Henry" age 16, b. MA, farm assistant, with adoptive parents, etc.2

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH, p. 43.

Clara A. Ball1

F, #4189, b. circa 1849
     Clara A. Ball was born circa 1849.2
     She was adopted circa 1852; she was adopted by James Ball and Sarah Stevens Cummings.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

Malden, Middlesex Co., MA1
14 June 1860Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH"Clara A." age 11, b. MA, with adoptive parents, etc.2

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hollis, Hillsborough Co., NH, p. 43.

Elisha P. Ball1

M, #4190, b. 10 August 1810, d. 20 May 1871
     Elisha P. Ball was born on 10 August 1810 at VT.1 He was the son of John Ball and Phila Pomeroy.1,2 Elisha P. Ball married Lydia A. (????) on 1 January 1833.2 Elisha P. Ball died on 20 May 1871 at Lyme, Grafton Co., NH, at age 60.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

12 September 1850Lyme, Grafton Co., NH"Elisha P." age 49, b. VT, with wife Lydia, children Samuel, Lydia, Emelia, and Charles, and step-son Asahel Chamberlain3

Children of Elisha P. Ball and Lydia A. (????)

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S17] Ball Families of North America as collected by Dr. Joseph L. Druse (1915-2004), 3x5 inch index card file, last updated December 2001, Personal Library of David G. Ball, North Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  3. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Lyme, Grafton Co., NH, p. 117 (stamped 59).

Caroline Ward Smith1

F, #4191, b. circa 1831, d. 13 December 1863
     Caroline Ward Smith was born circa 1831 at Chatham, Morris Co., NJ.2 She was the daughter of Calvin D. Smith.2 Caroline Ward Smith married Jasper Newton Ball, son of William Ball and Fanny Danforth, on 9 July 1853.1 Caroline Ward Smith died on 13 December 1863 at NJ.2 She was buried at Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.3

Children of Caroline Ward Smith and Jasper Newton Ball

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S470] Margery Freeman, "Freeman/Hoag Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Margery Freeman, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=4mfreeman&id=I1097, database put on-line 15 April 2007.
  3. [S903] Find A Grave - A User-Contributed Listing of Cemeteries and Memorials; Find A Grave Founder Jim Tipton, 2009; online at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs&, Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

Martha Ann Haines1

F, #4192, b. 23 April 1829, d. 20 November 1918
     Martha Ann Haines was born on 23 April 1829 at Deerfield, NH.2 She was the daughter of Daniel Haines and Sophronia Dearborn.2 Martha Ann Haines married Jasper Newton Ball, son of William Ball and Fanny Danforth, on 2 October 1864.1 Martha Ann Haines died on 20 November 1918 at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, at age 89.2 She was buried at Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

22 July 1870Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Martha" age 40, b. NH, with children Carrie and William, and step-children Fanny and Louisa; living with parents-in-law William and Fanny Ball4
18 June 1880Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI"Martha A." age 51, b. NH, with children Carrie and William and step-children Fanny and Louise5
11 June 1900Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Martha A." age 71, b. NH, with step-daughter Louise6
13 April 1910Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Martha" age 80, b. NH, with step-daughters Fanny and Louise, and niece Alice James7

Children of Martha Ann Haines and Jasper Newton Ball

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S470] Margery Freeman, "Freeman/Hoag Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Margery Freeman, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=4mfreeman&id=I1097, database put on-line 15 April 2007.
  3. [S903] Find A Grave - A User-Contributed Listing of Cemeteries and Memorials; Find A Grave Founder Jim Tipton, 2009; online at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs&, Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.
  4. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, p. 11 (stamped 323).
  5. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI, ED 224, p. 42, (back of stamped 69).
  6. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, ED 50, Sheet 14A (stamped 249).
  7. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, ED 55, Sheet 2A (stamped 11).

Louise Ball1

F, #4193, b. December 1860
     Louise Ball was born in December 1860 at Turkey.2,3 She was the daughter of Jasper Newton Ball and Caroline Ward Smith.4

Census, Occupation & Residence

22 July 1870Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Louisa" age 10, b. Turkey, with step-mother, etc.2
18 June 1880Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI"Louise" age 20, b. Turkey, with step-mother, etc.5
11 June 1900Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Louis" age 39, b. Turkey, secretary-treasurer for O. E. Brown Co., living with step-mother3
13 April 1910Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Louise J." age 50, b. Turkey, secretary and treasurer of a milling company; living with step-mother, etc.6
14 January 1920Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Louise J." age 60, b. NH, office stenographer, with sister Fanny and niece Dorothy Ball7

Citations

  1. [S470] Margery Freeman, "Freeman/Hoag Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Margery Freeman, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=4mfreeman&id=I1097, database put on-line 15 April 2007.
  2. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, p. 11 (stamped 323).
  3. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, ED 50, Sheet 14A (stamped 249).
  4. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  5. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI, ED 224, p. 42, (back of stamped 69).
  6. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, ED 55, Sheet 2A (stamped 11).
  7. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, ED 64, Sheet 11A (stamped 217).

Fanny D. Ball1

F, #4194, b. October 1857
     Fanny D. Ball was born in October 1857 at Turkey.2,3 She was the daughter of Jasper Newton Ball and Caroline Ward Smith.4

Census, Occupation & Residence

22 July 1870Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Fanny" age 12, b. Turkey, living with step-mother Martha etc.2
18 June 1880Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI"Fanny" age 22, b. Turkey, with step-mother, etc.5
1 June 1900Petaluma, Sonoma Co., CA"Faniey" age 33, b. Turkey, school teacher3
13 April 1910Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Fannie D." age 52, b. Turkey, librarian for a branch library, living with step-mother, etc.6
14 January 1920Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Fanny D." age 62, b. NH, high school librarian, with sister Louise and niece Dorothy Ball7

Citations

  1. [S470] Margery Freeman, "Freeman/Hoag Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Margery Freeman, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=4mfreeman&id=I1097, database put on-line 15 April 2007.
  2. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, p. 10 (back of stamped 322).
  3. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Petaluma, Sonoma Co., CA, ED 166, Sheet 1B (back of stamped 164).
  4. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  5. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI, ED 224, p. 42, (back of stamped 69).
  6. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, ED 55, Sheet 2A (stamped 11).
  7. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, ED 64, Sheet 11A (stamped 217).

William H. Ball1

M, #4195, b. circa 1865
     William H. Ball was born circa 1865; died young.1 He was the son of Jasper Newton Ball and Martha Ann Haines.1

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).

Carrie Josephine Ball1

F, #4196, b. 30 August 1866, d. 24 April 1925
     Carrie Josephine Ball was born on 30 August 1866 at Adrianople, Turkey.2 She was the daughter of Jasper Newton Ball and Martha Ann Haines.1 Carrie Josephine Ball married William Franklin Edwards, son of Hiram Edwards and Angelina Dickey, on 1 September 1891 at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.2 Carrie Josephine Ball died on 24 April 1925 at Englewood, Bergen Co., NJ, at age 58.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

22 July 1870Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Carrie" age 4, b. Turkey, with mother, etc.3
18 June 1880Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI"Carrie" age 13, b. Turkey, with mother, etc.4
20 June 1900West Bloomfield, Oakland Co., MI"Carrie J." age 33, b. Turkey, with husband, etc.5

Child of Carrie Josephine Ball and William Franklin Edwards

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S470] Margery Freeman, "Freeman/Hoag Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Margery Freeman, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=4mfreeman&id=I1097, database put on-line 15 April 2007.
  3. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, p. 11 (stamped 323).
  4. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI, ED 224, p. 42, (back of stamped 69).
  5. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, West Bloomfield, Oakland Co., MI, ED 110, Sheet 9A (stamped 325).

William Dearborn Ball1

M, #4197, b. 6 February 1867, d. 18 January 1955
     William Dearborn Ball was born on 6 February 1867 at Yogat, Turkey.2 He was the son of Jasper Newton Ball and Martha Ann Haines.1 William Dearborn Ball married Alice May Edwards, daughter of Hiram Edwards and Angelina Dickey, on 15 April 1896 at Niles, Berrien Co., MI.2 William Dearborn Ball died on 18 January 1955 at Inglewood, Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 87.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

22 July 1870Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Willie" age 2, b. Turkey, with mother, etc.3
18 June 1880Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI"William" age 12, b. Turkey, with mother, etc.4

Children of William Dearborn Ball and Alice May Edwards

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S470] Margery Freeman, "Freeman/Hoag Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Margery Freeman, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=4mfreeman&id=I1097, database put on-line 15 April 2007.
  3. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, p. 11 (stamped 323).
  4. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI, ED 224, p. 42, (back of stamped 69).

William Franklin Edwards1

M, #4198, b. 13 February 1858, d. 14 January 1933
William Franklin Edwards
b. 1858 Rock Island IL
d. 1933 Englewood NJ
     William Franklin Edwards was born on 13 February 1858 at Rock Island, IL.2 He was the son of Hiram Edwards and Angelina Dickey.2 William Franklin Edwards married Carrie Josephine Ball, daughter of Jasper Newton Ball and Martha Ann Haines, on 1 September 1891 at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.2 William Franklin Edwards died on 14 January 1933 at Englewood, Bergen Co., NJ, at age 74.3
     Edwards graduated from the University of Michigan in 1890. He joined the University of Washington faculty on September 4, 1895 as a Professor of Physics. After President Harrington’s resignation on March 24, 1897 Edwards was appointed President. He served as President until October 1 of 1897 when he was replaced by Charles Francis Reeves. After his service as president not much is known until he became the Director of Research for the United States Testing Company of New York in 1918.3      Photo courtesy of the University of Washington Libraries "Special Collections."3

Census, Occupation & Residence

20 June 1900West Bloomfield, Oakland Co., MI"William F." age 42, b. IL, Principal for an academy, with wife Carrie and daughter Lorna4

Child of William Franklin Edwards and Carrie Josephine Ball

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S470] Margery Freeman, "Freeman/Hoag Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Margery Freeman, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=4mfreeman&id=I1097, database put on-line 15 April 2007.
  3. [S1758] University of Washington Libraries, online \http://www.lib.washington.edu/specialcollections/collections/exhibits/presidents/images/william-franklin-edwards-1897/view\.
  4. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, West Bloomfield, Oakland Co., MI, ED 110, Sheet 9A (stamped 325).

Josephine Lundgren1

F, #4199, b. 13 May 1853, d. 26 December 1888
     Josephine Lundgren was born on 13 May 1853 at MD.2,3 She married Frank Webster Ball, son of John Ball and Mary Thompson Webster, in 1877.1 Josephine Lundgren died on 26 December 1888 at age 35.2 She was buried at Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

10 June 1880Baltimore, MD"Josie" age 27, b. MD, with husband, etc.3

Children of Josephine Lundgren and Frank Webster Ball

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S903] Find A Grave - A User-Contributed Listing of Cemeteries and Memorials; Find A Grave Founder Jim Tipton, 2009; online at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs&, Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.
  3. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Baltimore City, MD, ED 109, p. 34 (back of stamped 107).

Anna Hopkins1

F, #4200
     Anna Hopkins married Frank Webster Ball, son of John Ball and Mary Thompson Webster, on 1 February 1890.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

14 June 1900Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Anna H." age 39, b. MI, music teacher, with husband, etc.2

Children of Anna Hopkins and Frank Webster Ball

Citations

  1. [S19] Frank D. Warren and Mrs. George H. Ball, compilers, The Descendants of John Ball of Watertown, Massachusetts 1630-1635 (Boston, MA: Planographed by Spaulding Moss Co., 1932).
  2. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, ED 55, Sheet 16A (stamped 16).