Hammett Mitchell1

M, #13151
     Hammett Mitchell was the son of William H. Mitchell and Almira P. Ball.1

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13.

Elizabeth M. Ball1

F, #13152, b. 2 October 1824
     Elizabeth M. Ball was born on 2 October 1824.1 She was the daughter of Edmund Ball and Charity Dodge.1 Elizabeth M. Ball married Joseph Holmes in February 1842.2 Elizabeth M. Ball married Isaac Camm in June 1852.2

Child of Elizabeth M. Ball and Isaac Camm

Children of Elizabeth M. Ball and Joseph Holmes

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13 (from Edmund Ball's family Bible).
  2. [S145] Nicholas Ball, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants, p. 13.

Joseph Holmes1

M, #13153
     Joseph Holmes married Elizabeth M. Ball, daughter of Edmund Ball and Charity Dodge, in February 1842.1

Children of Joseph Holmes and Elizabeth M. Ball

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13.

Joseph Holmes1

M, #13154
     Joseph Holmes was the son of Joseph Holmes and Elizabeth M. Ball.1
     On 1855 his name was legally changed to Joseph Camm.1

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13.

Frank L. Holmes1

M, #13155
     Frank L. Holmes was the son of Joseph Holmes and Elizabeth M. Ball.1
     On 1855 his name was legally changed to Frank L. Camm.1

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13.

Isaac Camm1

M, #13156
     Isaac Camm married Elizabeth M. Ball, daughter of Edmund Ball and Charity Dodge, in June 1852.1

Child of Isaac Camm and Elizabeth M. Ball

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13.

Anna Camm1

F, #13157
     Anna Camm was the daughter of Isaac Camm and Elizabeth M. Ball.1

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13.

Charity D. Ball1

F, #13158, b. 13 March 1826
     Charity D. Ball was born on 13 March 1826.1 She was the daughter of Edmund Ball and Charity Dodge.1 Charity D. Ball married Joseph West Sherman, son of Elijah Sherman and Martha West, on 1 September 1843 at New Shoreham, Block Island, Newport Co., RI.2,3

Children of Charity D. Ball and Joseph West Sherman

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13 (from Edmund Ball's family Bible).
  2. [S145] Nicholas Ball, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants, p. 13 (shows a marriage date of 13 April 1843).
  3. [S147] James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island 1636-1850. First Series, Births, Marriages and Deaths. A Family Register for the People (Rhode Island: Narragansett Histroical Publishing Company, 1891-1894), Vol. 10, p. 439.
  4. [S145] Nicholas Ball, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants, p. 13.
  5. [S459] Art Cohan, "Main Sherman," database made available on-line courtesy of Art Cohan, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=artcohan&id=I68986, database put on-line 19 July 2008.

Joseph West Sherman1

M, #13159, b. 6 March 1824, d. 13 December 1890
     Joseph West Sherman was born on 6 March 1824 at Newport, Newport Co., RI.2 He was the son of Elijah Sherman and Martha West.2 Joseph West Sherman married Charity D. Ball, daughter of Edmund Ball and Charity Dodge, on 1 September 1843 at New Shoreham, Block Island, Newport Co., RI.3,4 Joseph West Sherman died on 13 December 1890 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, at age 66.2

Children of Joseph West Sherman and Charity D. Ball

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13.
  2. [S459] Art Cohan, "Main Sherman," database made available on-line courtesy of Art Cohan, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=artcohan&id=I68986, database put on-line 19 July 2008.
  3. [S145] Nicholas Ball, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants, p. 13 (shows a marriage date of 13 April 1843).
  4. [S147] James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island 1636-1850. First Series, Births, Marriages and Deaths. A Family Register for the People (Rhode Island: Narragansett Histroical Publishing Company, 1891-1894), Vol. 10, p. 439.

Joseph West Sherman1

M, #13160, b. 11 June 1846
     Joseph West Sherman was born on 11 June 1846.2 He was the son of Joseph West Sherman and Charity D. Ball.1

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13.
  2. [S459] Art Cohan, "Main Sherman," database made available on-line courtesy of Art Cohan, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=artcohan&id=I68986, database put on-line 19 July 2008.

Frederick Augustus Sherman1

M, #13161, b. 17 May 1848
     Frederick Augustus Sherman was born on 17 May 1848.2 He was the son of Joseph West Sherman and Charity D. Ball.1

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13.
  2. [S459] Art Cohan, "Main Sherman," database made available on-line courtesy of Art Cohan, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=artcohan&id=I68986, database put on-line 19 July 2008.

Irving Preston Sherman1

M, #13162, b. 22 July 1850
     Irving Preston Sherman was born on 22 July 1850.2 He was the son of Joseph West Sherman and Charity D. Ball.1

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13.
  2. [S459] Art Cohan, "Main Sherman," database made available on-line courtesy of Art Cohan, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=artcohan&id=I68986, database put on-line 19 July 2008.

Herbert Clifton Sherman1

M, #13163, b. 9 November 1858
     Herbert Clifton Sherman was born on 9 November 1858.2 He was the son of Joseph West Sherman and Charity D. Ball.1

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13.
  2. [S459] Art Cohan, "Main Sherman," database made available on-line courtesy of Art Cohan, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=artcohan&id=I68986, database put on-line 19 July 2008.

Franklin Winthrop Sherman1

M, #13164, b. 23 December 1860
     Franklin Winthrop Sherman was born on 23 December 1860.2 He was the son of Joseph West Sherman and Charity D. Ball.1

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13.
  2. [S459] Art Cohan, "Main Sherman," database made available on-line courtesy of Art Cohan, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=artcohan&id=I68986, database put on-line 19 July 2008.

Clarence Overton Sherman1

M, #13165, b. 22 October 1862
     Clarence Overton Sherman was born on 22 October 1862 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.2 He was the son of Joseph West Sherman and Charity D. Ball.1

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13.
  2. [S459] Art Cohan, "Main Sherman," database made available on-line courtesy of Art Cohan, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=artcohan&id=I68986, database put on-line 19 July 2008.

Harriet Maria Sherman1

F, #13166, b. 3 February 1844
     Harriet Maria Sherman was born on 3 February 1844.2 She was the daughter of Joseph West Sherman and Charity D. Ball.1

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13.
  2. [S459] Art Cohan, "Main Sherman," database made available on-line courtesy of Art Cohan, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=artcohan&id=I68986, database put on-line 19 July 2008.

Imogen Ophelia Sherman1

F, #13167, b. 6 January 1857
     Imogen Ophelia Sherman was born on 6 January 1857.1 She was the daughter of Joseph West Sherman and Charity D. Ball.2

Citations

  1. [S459] Art Cohan, "Main Sherman," database made available on-line courtesy of Art Cohan, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=artcohan&id=I68986, database put on-line 19 July 2008.
  2. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13.

Effie Dean Sherman1

F, #13168, b. 14 October 1853
     Effie Dean Sherman was born on 14 October 1853.2 She was the daughter of Joseph West Sherman and Charity D. Ball.1

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13.
  2. [S459] Art Cohan, "Main Sherman," database made available on-line courtesy of Art Cohan, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=artcohan&id=I68986, database put on-line 19 July 2008.

Nicholas G. Ball1

M, #13169, b. 31 December 1828, d. 31 July 1896
Nicholas G. Ball
b. 1828 Block Island RI
d. 1896 RI
     Nicholas G. Ball was born on 31 December 1828 at Block Island, Newport Co., RI.2 He was the son of Edmund Ball and Charity Dodge.1 Nicholas G. Ball married Eliza Millikin, daughter of Abraham Millikin and Sybil Littlefield, on 17 August 1851 at Cranston, Providence Co., RI.3 Nicholas G. Ball married Almedia Rosalind Dodge, daughter of Solomon Dodge and Catharine A. Willis, on 5 April 1871 at Newport, Newport Co., RI.3 Nicholas G. Ball died on 31 July 1896 at RI at age 67.4 He was buried at Old Cemetery, Block Island, Newport Co., RI.4
     At fourteen (about 1843) Nicholas Ball went to sea in a subordinate capacity.3 He was a Representative in the General Assembly in 1854 and 1855. at Block Island, Newport Co., RI.3 He was State Senator most of the time from 1858 to 1872. His efforts toward procuring for Block Island its breakwater, life-saving station, signal-station, and submarine cable, are matters well known.3 "He lost his mother when he was but an infant, but desires to pay this tribute to his step-mother: that she was a kind, and affectionate woman, beloved and respected by all, and that she could not have administered to the wants of the children better if she had indeed been their own mother."3 He again visited California as a member of the Society of California Pioneers of New England, in which society he was a director. in April 1890.3 He compiled and published "Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants". in 1891 at Block Island, Newport Co., RI.5 :TAB:Engraving from his book "The Pioneers of '49; A History of the Excurion of the Society of California Pioneers of New England from Boston to the Leading Cities of the Golden State with Reminiscences and Descriptions by Nicholas Ball" dated 1891.

Census, Occupation & Residence

1849the chief mate of a ship bound to California, where he located twice for a time3
20 August 1850New Shoreham, Block Island, Newport Co., RI"Nicholas" age 22, seaman, with father, etc.6
2 November 1850Stonington, New London Co., CT(second listing) "Nicholas" age 21, b. RI, sailor on the Brig Gen. Cobb7
Block Island, Newport Co., RIa hotel proprietor for many years3
3 July 1860New Shoreham, Block Island, Newport Co., RI"Nicholas" age 31, b. RI, merchant, with first wife Eliza and children Eugene, Cassius, Effie, and Imogene8
27 June 1870New Shoreham, Block Island, Newport Co., RI"Nicholas" age 42, b. RI, merchant, with children Cassius, Effie, Imogene, and Schuyler9
16 June 1880New Shoreham, Block Island, Newport Co., RI"Nicholas", age 52, b. RI, hotel keeper, with wife, Almedis and son Schuyler, step-son Charles Littlefield, and servant Maggie Sprague.10

Children of Nicholas G. Ball and Eliza Millikin

Child of Nicholas G. Ball and Almedia Rosalind Dodge

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13 (from Edmund Ball's family Bible).
  2. [S145] Nicholas Ball, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants, p. 13-14 (from Edmund Ball's family Bible).
  3. [S145] Nicholas Ball, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants, p. 14.
  4. [S156] Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Database Index, made available on-line at www.newenglandancestors.org by New England Historic Genealogical Society (index compiled by John Sterling. "Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Database Index," 2003), database courtesy of transcriptions by volunteers of Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Transcription Project.
  5. [S145] Nicholas Ball, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants.
  6. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, New Shoreham, Newport, RI, p. 13 (stamped p. 7).
  7. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Stonington, New London Co., CT, p. 588 (back of stamped 294).
  8. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, New Shoreham, Block Island, Newport Co., RI, p. 8 (back of stamped 331).
  9. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, New Shoreham, Block Island, Newport Co., RI, p. 1 (stamped 556).
  10. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, New Shoreham, Newport, RI, ED 87, p. 29.
  11. [S145] Nicholas Ball, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants, p. 15.
  12. [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.

Eliza Millikin1

F, #13170, b. 23 September 1829, d. 14 April 1870
     Eliza Millikin was born on 23 September 1829 at RI.2 She was the daughter of Abraham Millikin and Sybil Littlefield.2 Eliza Millikin married Nicholas G. Ball, son of Edmund Ball and Charity Dodge, on 17 August 1851 at Cranston, Providence Co., RI.2 Eliza Millikin died on 14 April 1870 at age 40.3 She was buried at Old Cemetery, Block Island, Newport Co., RI.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

3 July 1860New Shoreham, Block Island, Newport Co., RI"Eliza" age 29, b. RI, with husband, etc.4

Children of Eliza Millikin and Nicholas G. Ball

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13.
  2. [S145] Nicholas Ball, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants, p. 14.
  3. [S156] Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Database Index, made available on-line at www.newenglandancestors.org by New England Historic Genealogical Society (index compiled by John Sterling. "Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Database Index," 2003), database courtesy of transcriptions by volunteers of Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Transcription Project.
  4. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, New Shoreham, Block Island, Newport Co., RI, p. 8 (back of stamped 331).
  5. [S145] Nicholas Ball, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants, p. 15.
  6. [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.

Almedia Rosalind Dodge1

F, #13171, b. 19 November 1845, d. 13 November 1930
     Almedia Rosalind Dodge was born on 19 November 1845 at RI.1,2 She was the daughter of Solomon Dodge and Catharine A. Willis.1 Almedia Rosalind Dodge married (????) Littlefield.3 Almedia Rosalind Dodge married Nicholas G. Ball, son of Edmund Ball and Charity Dodge, on 5 April 1871 at Newport, Newport Co., RI.1 Almedia Rosalind Dodge died on 13 November 1930 at age 84.4 She was buried at Old Cemetery, Block Island, Newport Co., RI.4

Census, Occupation & Residence

16 June 1880New Shoreham, Block Island, Newport Co., RI"Almedia R.", age 34, b. RI, with husband, etc.2
18 August 1900New Shoreham, Block Island, Newport Co., RI"Almedia R." age 55, b. RI, widow, hotel proprietor5
19 April 1910East Greenwich, Kent Co., RI"Almeda R." age 64, b. RI, widow, living with step-daughter Hellen Cundall6
16 January 1920New Shoreham, Block Island, Newport Co., RI"Almedie R." age 74, b. RI, widow7

Child of Almedia Rosalind Dodge and (????) Littlefield

Child of Almedia Rosalind Dodge and Nicholas G. Ball

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 14.
  2. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, New Shoreham, Newport, RI, ED 87, p. 29.
  3. [S145] Nicholas Ball, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants, p. 13.
  4. [S156] Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Database Index, made available on-line at www.newenglandancestors.org by New England Historic Genealogical Society (index compiled by John Sterling. "Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Database Index," 2003), database courtesy of transcriptions by volunteers of Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Transcription Project.
  5. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, New Shoreham, Block Island, Newport Co., RI, ED 227, Sheet 3A (stamped 298).
  6. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, East Greenwich, Kent Co., RI, ED 11, Sheet 4B (back of stamped 272).
  7. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, New Shoreham, Newport Co., RI, ED 63, Sheet 5B (back of stamped 40).
  8. [S145] Nicholas Ball, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants, p. 15.

(????) Littlefield1

M, #13172
     (????) Littlefield married Almedia Rosalind Dodge, daughter of Solomon Dodge and Catharine A. Willis.1

Child of (????) Littlefield and Almedia Rosalind Dodge

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 13.
  2. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, New Shoreham, Newport, RI, ED 87, p. 29.

Abraham Millikin1

M, #13173
     Abraham Millikin married Sybil Littlefield.1

Child of Abraham Millikin and Sybil Littlefield

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 14.

Sybil Littlefield1

F, #13174
     Sybil Littlefield married Abraham Millikin.1

Child of Sybil Littlefield and Abraham Millikin

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 14.

Solomon Dodge1

M, #13175
     Solomon Dodge married Catharine A. Willis.1

Child of Solomon Dodge and Catharine A. Willis

Citations

  1. [S145] Nicholas Ball, compiler, Edward Ball and Some of His Descendants (Newport, R.I.: Mercury Print, 1891), p. 14.