Mary Joanna Ball1

F, #4176, b. 10 November 1869, d. before 1880
     Mary Joanna Ball was born on 10 November 1869 at MI.2,3 She was the daughter of John Ball and Mary Thompson Webster.1 Mary Joanna Ball died before 1880.3

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).
  3. [S2344] Jo Brokaw, compiler, A Brief History of The Ball Family (Our Family Line) (Decatur GA: John M. Ball, 1997).

Lucy Ball1

F, #4177, b. 6 June 1861, d. 24 August 1936
     Lucy Ball was born on 6 June 1861 at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.2,3 She was the daughter of John Ball and Mary Thompson Webster.1 Lucy Ball died on 24 August 1936 at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, at age 75.4,5 She was buried at Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.4

Census, Occupation & Residence

25 July 1870Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Lucy" age 9, b. MI, with parents, etc.6
1 June 1880Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Lucy" age 19, b. MI, with parents, etc.7
8 June 1900Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Lucy" age 39, b. MI (May 1861), librarian8
15 April 1910Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Lucy" age 48, b. MI9
24 January 1920Wyoming, Kent Co., MI"Lucy" age 58, b. MI10
9 April 1930Biloxi, Harrison Co., MS"Lucy" age 68, b. MI11

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. [S2344] Jo Brokaw, compiler, A Brief History of The Ball Family (Our Family Line) (Decatur GA: John M. Ball, 1997).
  3. [S2304] Edward Graham Jr. Ball, compiler, Grand Rapids Michigan Ball Family Line (Orange Co. CA: (unpublished), circa 1988).
  4. [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.
  5. [S2345] James Winslow, "Powers NH, NY, MI," database made available on-line courtesy of James Winslow, http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/7451504/person/-597686186, database viewed 9 July 2014.
  6. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, p. 17 (stamped 326).
  7. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, ED 138, p. 5 (stamped 299).
  8. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, ED 60, Sheet 12A (stamped 113).
  9. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, ED 107, Sheet 2A (stamped 235).
  10. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Wyoming, Kent Co., MI, ED 118, Sheet 17B (back of stamped 260).
  11. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Bilozi, Harrison Co., MS, ED 24-5, Sheet 6A (stamped 218).

John Helvetia Ball1

M, #4178, b. 12 January 1872, d. 17 October 1905
     John Helvetia Ball was born on 12 January 1872 at Geneva, Switzerland.2 He was the son of John Ball and Mary Thompson Webster.1 John Helvetia Ball married Mary Verstay, daughter of Charles Verstay and Cornelia Van Louten, on 17 May 1893 at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.3 John Helvetia Ball died on 17 October 1905 at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, at age 33.2 He was buried at Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.4
     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.5
6 June 1900Detroit, Wayne Co., MI"John H." age 28, b. Switzerland, glazier, with wife Mary6

Children of John Helvetia Ball and Mary Verstay

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. [S2344] Jo Brokaw, compiler, A Brief History of The Ball Family (Our Family Line) (Decatur GA: John M. Ball, 1997).
  3. [S1415] Michigan Marriages 1868-1925, made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2010; database courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
  4. [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.
  5. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, ED 138, p. 5 (stamped 299).
  6. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, ED 60, Sheet 5B (back of stamped 254).

Frank Jerome Powers1

M, #4179, b. June 1869, d. before 1920
     Frank Jerome Powers was born in June 1869 at CA.2,3 He married Kate Webster Ball, daughter of John Ball and Mary Thompson Webster, in 1893.2 Frank Jerome Powers died before 1920.4

Census, Occupation & Residence

11 June 1900Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA"Jerome F." age 30, b. CA, railroad conductor, with wife Kate3
23 April 1910Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA"Jerome" age 40, b. CA, conductor on a steam railroad, with wife Kate2

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. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA, ED 155, Sheet 9B (back of stamped 9).
  3. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA, ED 3, Sheet 7B (back of stamped 177).
  4. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA, ED 379, Sheet 7A (stamped 82).

Myron Harris Hopkins1

M, #4180, b. October 1861
     Myron Harris Hopkins was born in October 1861 at IL.2 He married Flora Ball, daughter of John Ball and Mary Thompson Webster, on 9 November 1890.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

14 June 1900Walker"Myron H." age 38, b. IL, a superintendent, with wife Flora and son Myron2
22 April 1910Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Myron H." b. MI, manager of a fly paper company, with wife Flora and son Myron4
14 January 1920Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Myron" age 55, b. IL, manufacturer of fly paper, with wife Flora and son Myron5
11 April 1930Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Myron H." age 67, b. IL, stocks and bonds broker, with wife Flora and son Myron6
10 April 1940Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Myron H." age 76, b. IL, with wife Flora and son Myron6

Child of Myron Harris Hopkins and Flora 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, Walker, Kent Co., MI, ED 111, Sheet 6A (stamped 308).
  3. [S2344] Jo Brokaw, compiler, A Brief History of The Ball Family (Our Family Line) (Decatur GA: John M. Ball, 1997).
  4. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, ED 60, Sheet 12B (back of stamped 115).
  5. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, ED 62, Sheet 11A (stamped 182).
  6. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, ED 41-59, Sheet 9B (back of stamped 113).

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 Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.3 She was buried at Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.4

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. [S2304] Edward Graham Jr. Ball, compiler, Grand Rapids Michigan Ball Family Line (Orange Co. CA: (unpublished), circa 1988).
  4. [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 Jewett Ball1

F, #4193, b. 10 December 1859, d. 10 January 1935
     Louise Jewett Ball was born on 10 December 1859 at Yogat, Turkey.2,3,1 She was the daughter of Jasper Newton Ball and Caroline Ward Smith.4 Louise Jewett Ball died on 10 January 1935 at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, at age 75.1

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. [S2304] Edward Graham Jr. Ball, compiler, Grand Rapids Michigan Ball Family Line (Orange Co. CA: (unpublished), circa 1988).
  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 Danforth Ball1

F, #4194, b. 19 October 1857, d. 2 December 1941
     Fanny Danforth Ball was born on 19 October 1857 at Yogat, Turkey.2,3,1 She was the daughter of Jasper Newton Ball and Caroline Ward Smith.4 Fanny Danforth Ball died on 2 December 1941 at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, at age 84.1
     Fanny Danforth Ball became a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (#71124) in February 1909.1

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. [S2304] Edward Graham Jr. Ball, compiler, Grand Rapids Michigan Ball Family Line (Orange Co. CA: (unpublished), circa 1988).
  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, d. before 1867
     William H. Ball was born circa 1865.1 He was the son of Jasper Newton Ball and Martha Ann Haines.1 William H. Ball died before 1867.2

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. [S2304] Edward Graham Jr. Ball, compiler, Grand Rapids Michigan Ball Family Line (Orange Co. CA: (unpublished), circa 1988).

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 married Emma Redman.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
10 February 1920Kelley, Douglas Co., CO"William" age 51, b. Turkey, construction engineer, with second wife Emma5
12 April 1930Inglewood, Los Angeles Co., CA"William D." age 62, b. Turkey, electrical engineer, with second wife Emma6
22 April 1940Inglewood, Los Angeles Co., CA"William D." age 72, b. Turkey, widower, with son Donald7

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).
  5. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Kelley, Douglas Co., CO, ED 62, Sheet 3B (back of stamped 179).
  6. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Inglewood, Los Angeles Co., CA, ED 19-1022, Sheet 8A (stamped 270).
  7. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Inglewood, Los Angeles Co., CA, ED 19-280, Sheet 11B (back of stamped 5697).

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 Gertrude Lungren1,2

F, #4199, b. 13 May 1853, d. 26 December 1888
     Josephine Gertrude Lungren was born on 13 May 1853 at Hagerstown, Washington Co., MD.2,3 She was the daughter of Samuel S. Lungren and Mary C. (????).4 Josephine Gertrude Lungren married Frank Webster Ball, son of John Ball and Mary Thompson Webster, in 1877.5 Josephine Gertrude Lungren died on 26 December 1888 at Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Co., MI, at age 35.1 She was buried at Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

23 June 1870Toledo, Lucas Co., OH"Josephine" age 18, b. MD, with parents, etc.4
10 June 1880Baltimore, MD"Josie" age 27, b. MD, with husband, etc.3

Children of Josephine Gertrude Lungren and Frank Webster Ball

Citations

  1. [S2344] Jo Brokaw, compiler, A Brief History of The Ball Family (Our Family Line) (Decatur GA: John M. Ball, 1997).
  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).
  4. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Toledo, Lucas Co., OH, p. 13 (stamped 186).
  5. [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).

Anna Hopkins1

F, #4200, b. March 1861, d. 4 December 1949
Anna Hopkins
b. 1861 MI
d. ????
[photo circa 1893]
     Anna Hopkins was born in March 1861 at MI.2 She was the daughter of Mordecai L. Hopkins and Sarah Rathbone.3 Anna Hopkins married Frank Webster Ball, son of John Ball and Mary Thompson Webster, on 1 February 1890.4 Anna Hopkins and Frank Webster Ball were divorced on 19 December 1901 at Circuit Court, Kent Co., MI.4 Anna Hopkins died on 4 December 1949 at Spring Lake, Ottawa Co., MI, at age 88.3
     Photo courtesy of Lucy Logan of Tempe AZ.

Census, Occupation & Residence

14 June 1900Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI"Anna H." age 39, b. MI, music teacher, with husband, etc.2
20 April 1910Grand Rapids"Anna H. Ball" age 49, b. MI, divorced, with children Lucy and Harris5

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).
  3. [S2304] Edward Graham Jr. Ball, compiler, Grand Rapids Michigan Ball Family Line (Orange Co. CA: (unpublished), circa 1988).
  4. [S2346] Michigan Divorces 1897-1952, made available by The Generations Network Inc. (Provo, Utah) on-line at www.ancestry.com, 2014; database from the Michigan Department of Community Health.
  5. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, ED 60, Sheet 9A (stamped 112).
  6. [S2344] Jo Brokaw, compiler, A Brief History of The Ball Family (Our Family Line) (Decatur GA: John M. Ball, 1997).