Flossie Lucille Schenck1

F, #1426, b. 24 July 1908, d. 27 August 1996
     Flossie Lucille Schenck was born on 24 July 1908 at Ellsworth, Emmet Co., IA.1 She was the daughter of Leonard Blaine Schenck and Laura Winnifred Ball. Flossie Lucille Schenck married Hans Carl Jensen, son of Svend Jensen, on 20 September 1933 at Nashua, Chickasaw Co., IA.2 Flossie Lucille Schenck died on 27 August 1996 at age 88.2 She was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

27 April 1910Ellsworth, Emmet Co., IA"Flossie" age 1 8/12, b. IA, with parents3
6 January 1920Lake Fremont, Martin Co., MN"Flossie E." age 11, b. IA, with parents, etc.4
11 April 1930Estherville, Emmet Co., IA"Flossie" age 21, b. IA, with parents, etc.5
17 April 1940Twelve Mile Lake, Emmet Co., IA"Flosie" age 31, b. IA, with husband, etc.2

Child of Flossie Lucille Schenck and Hans Carl Jensen

Citations

  1. [S1818] Iowa County Births 1880-1935, 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.
  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&, Oak Hill Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA.
  3. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Ellsworth, Emmet Co., IA, ED 86, Sheet 8A (stamped 193).
  4. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Lake Fremont, Martin Co., MN, ED 121, Sheet 5B (back of stamped 104).
  5. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-12, Sheet 5B (back of stamped 229).

Hans Carl Jensen

M, #1427, b. 30 September 1900, d. 4 July 1949
     Hans Carl Jensen was born on 30 September 1900 at Horsens, Denmark.1 He was the son of Svend Jensen.1 Hans Carl Jensen married Flossie Lucille Schenck, daughter of Leonard Blaine Schenck and Laura Winnifred Ball, on 20 September 1933 at Nashua, Chickasaw Co., IA.1 Hans Carl Jensen died on 4 July 1949 at Estherville, Emmet Co., IA, at age 48.1 He was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

17 April 1940Twelve Mile Lake, Emmet Co., IA"Hans" age 38, b. Denmark, farmer, with wife Flossie and daughter Effie1

Child of Hans Carl Jensen and Flossie Lucille Schenck

Citations

  1. [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&, Oak Hill Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA.

Floyd Leonard Schenck1

M, #1428, b. 5 July 1910, d. 9 November 1990
     Floyd Leonard Schenck was born on 5 July 1910 at Ellsworth, Emmet Co., IA.1 He was the son of Leonard Blaine Schenck and Laura Winnifred Ball. Floyd Leonard Schenck married Esther Marie Gorton, daughter of George Leonard Gorton and Kathryn Frank, on 28 February 1934.2 Floyd Leonard Schenck died on 9 November 1990 at Estherville, Emmet Co., IA, at age 80.2 He was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

6 January 1920Lake Fremont, Martin Co., MN`Floyd`age 9, b. IA, with parents, etc.3
11 April 1930Estherville, Emmet Co., IA"Floyd" age 18, b. IA, with parents, etc.4

Children of Floyd Leonard Schenck and Esther Marie Gorton

Citations

  1. [S1818] Iowa County Births 1880-1935, 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.
  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&, Oak Hill Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA.
  3. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Lake Fremont, Martin Co., MN, ED 121, Sheet 5B (back of stamped 104).
  4. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-12, Sheet 5B (back of stamped 229).

Esther Marie Gorton

F, #1429, b. 14 March 1909, d. 27 March 2009
     Esther Marie Gorton was born on 14 March 1909 at Emmet Co., IA.1 She was the daughter of George Leonard Gorton and Kathryn Frank.1 Esther Marie Gorton married Floyd Leonard Schenck, son of Leonard Blaine Schenck and Laura Winnifred Ball, on 28 February 1934.1 Esther Marie Gorton died on 27 March 2009 at Estherville, Emmet Co., IA, at age 100.1 She was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA.1

Children of Esther Marie Gorton and Floyd Leonard Schenck

Citations

  1. [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&, Oak Hill Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA.

Raymond Kenneth Schenck

M, #1430, b. 25 July 1914, d. May 1984
     Raymond Kenneth Schenck was born on 25 July 1914 at IA.1 He was the son of Leonard Blaine Schenck and Laura Winnifred Ball. Raymond Kenneth Schenck married Dorothy Arlene Tietge. Raymond Kenneth Schenck died in May 1984 at IA at age 69.2 He was buried at East Side Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

6 January 1920Lake Fremont, Martin Co., MN"Raymond K." age 5 6/12, b. IA, with parents, etc.1
11 April 1930Estherville, Emmet Co., IA"Raymond" age 15, b. IA, with parents, etc.3

Citations

  1. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Lake Fremont, Martin Co., MN, ED 121, Sheet 5B (back of stamped 104).
  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&, East Side Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA.
  3. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-12, Sheet 5B (back of stamped 229).

Dorothy Arlene Tietge

F, #1431, b. circa 1917, d. 23 July 2011
     Dorothy Arlene Tietge was born circa 1917. She married Raymond Kenneth Schenck, son of Leonard Blaine Schenck and Laura Winnifred Ball. Dorothy Arlene Tietge died on 23 July 2011 at Estherville, Emmet Co., IA.1 She was buried at East Side Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA.1

Citations

  1. [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&, East Side Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA.

Ronald Jay Schenck

M, #1432, b. 27 March 1920, d. 13 May 2010
     Ronald Jay Schenck was born on 27 March 1920 at Huntington, Emmet Co., IA.1,2 He was the son of Leonard Blaine Schenck and Laura Winnifred Ball. Ronald Jay Schenck died on 13 May 2010 at age 90; SSDI lists last residence as Estherville, Emmet Co., IA.1 He was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

11 April 1930Estherville, Emmet Co., IA"Rolland" age 10, b. MN, with parents, etc.3
3 May 1940Estherville, Emmet Co., IA"Ronald" age 19, b. IA with parents4

Children of Ronald Jay Schenck and Grace Victoria Hubbard

Citations

  1. [S21] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index, accessed on-line through www.Ancestry.com.
  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&, Oak Hill Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA.
  3. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-12, Sheet 5B (back of stamped 229).
  4. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-12, Sheet 6B (back of stamped 142).

Grace Victoria Hubbard1

F, #1433
     Grace Victoria Hubbard is the daughter of Ed Hubbard and Dora Olson.1

Children of Grace Victoria Hubbard and Ronald Jay Schenck

Citations

  1. [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&, Oak Hill Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet Co., IA.

John Courtland Ball

M, #1434, b. 12 April 1886, d. 11 July 1959
John Courtland Ball
b. 1887 IA
d. c1959
[photo circa 1900]
     John Courtland Ball was born on 12 April 1886 at Boone Co., IA.1,2 He was the son of Edson Robert F. Ball and Rachel Fields. John Courtland Ball married Katherine Ruth Michael, daughter of Henry E. Michael and Laura Ann Bingaman, on 2 November 1908 at Estherville, Emmet Co., IA.3,4 John Courtland Ball died on 11 July 1959 at Jackson Co., MN, at age 73.1 He was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Jackson, Jackson Co., MN.5
     Photo courtesy of Martiele Sidles of Fullerton CA.

Census, Occupation & Residence

5 June 1900Ellsworth, Emmet Co., IA"John" age 13, b. IA, farm laborer, with parents, etc.6
28 April 1910Center, Emmet Co., IA"John C." age 24, b. IA, farmer, with wife Katherine, son Ivan and brother Edson7
22 January 1920High Lake, Emmet Co., IA"John C.", age 33, b. IA, farmer on general farm, with wife Katherine and children Ivan, Virgil and Dortha3
29 April 1930High Lake, Emmet Co., IA"John" age 44, b. IA, farmer, with wife Katherine, and children Virgil and Dortha8
9 April 1940Middletown, Jackson Co., MN"John C." age 54, b. IA, farmer, with wife Katherine and son Virgil and his wife Grace9

Children of John Courtland Ball and Katherine Ruth Michael

Citations

  1. [S701] Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002, made available by The Generations Network Inc. (Provo, Utah) on-line at www.ancestry.com, 2001; database courtesy of Minnesota Department of Health.
  2. [S3177] Gary Ball, "Gary Ball Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Gary Ball, https://www.ancestry.ca/family-tree/person/tree/106783821/person/310053631069/facts, database viewed 19 July 2017.
  3. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, High Lake, Emmet Co., IA, ED 98, Sheet 6A.
  4. [S3182] Iowa Select Marriages1758-1996, made available by The Generations Network Inc. (Provo, Utah) on-line at www.ancestry.com, 2017; database courtesy of original records.
  5. [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&, Riverside Cemetery, Jackson, Jackson Co., MN.
  6. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Ellsworth, Emmet Co., IA, ED 76, Sheet 4A (stamped 43).
  7. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Center, Emmet Co., IA, ED 84, Sheet 6A (stamped 167).
  8. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, High Lake, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-14, Sheet 5B (back of stamped 240).
  9. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Middletown, Jackson Co., MN, ED 32-16, Sheet 2B (back of stamped 174).

Katherine Ruth Michael1

F, #1435, b. 18 March 1890, d. 18 February 1986
     Katherine Ruth Michael was born on 18 March 1890 at IA.1 She was the daughter of Henry E. Michael and Laura Ann Bingaman.2 Katherine Ruth Michael married John Courtland Ball, son of Edson Robert F. Ball and Rachel Fields, on 2 November 1908 at Estherville, Emmet Co., IA.3,4 Katherine Ruth Michael died on 18 February 1986 at Jackson Co., MN, at age 95.1 She was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Jackson, Jackson Co., MN.5

Census, Occupation & Residence

28 April 1910Center, Emmet Co., IA"Kate R." age 19, b. IA, with husband, etc.6
22 January 1920High Lake, Emmet Co., IA"Katherine, age 28, b. IA (father b. PA, mother b. IL), with husband, etc.3
29 April 1930High Lake, Emmet Co., IA"Ruth" age 39, b. IA, with husband, etc.7
9 April 1940Middletown, Jackson Co., MN"Catherine R." age 49, b. IA, with husband, etc.8

Children of Katherine Ruth Michael and John Courtland Ball

Citations

  1. [S701] Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002, made available by The Generations Network Inc. (Provo, Utah) on-line at www.ancestry.com, 2001; database courtesy of Minnesota Department of Health.
  2. [S3195] Robert Smith, "Robert Keith Smith Griffith Reunion Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Robert Smith, https://www.ancestry.ca/family-tree/person/tree/103512654/person/380025631665/facts, database viewed 25 July 2017.
  3. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, High Lake, Emmet Co., IA, ED 98, Sheet 6A.
  4. [S3182] Iowa Select Marriages1758-1996, made available by The Generations Network Inc. (Provo, Utah) on-line at www.ancestry.com, 2017; database courtesy of original records.
  5. [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&, Riverside Cemetery, Jackson, Jackson Co., MN.
  6. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Center, Emmet Co., IA, ED 84, Sheet 6A (stamped 167).
  7. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, High Lake, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-14, Sheet 5B (back of stamped 240).
  8. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Middletown, Jackson Co., MN, ED 32-16, Sheet 2B (back of stamped 174).

Ivan Archie Ball

M, #1436, b. 3 May 1909, d. 25 November 1997
     Ivan Archie Ball was born on 3 May 1909 at IA.1,2 He was the son of John Courtland Ball and Katherine Ruth Michael. Ivan Archie Ball married Irene Elizabeth Buch say 1932.3 Ivan Archie Ball died on 25 November 1997 at Custer Co., MT, at age 88.2 He was buried at Custer County Cemtery, Miles City, Custer Co., MT.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

28 April 1910Center, Emmet Co., IA"Ivan A." age 11/12, b. IA, with parents4
22 January 1920High Lake, Emmet Co., IA"Ivan A.", age 10, b. IA, with parents, etc.1
2 April 1940Lakeside, Cottonwood Co., MN"Archie" age 30, b. IA, farmer, with wife Irene and children Robert and Beverly3

Children of Ivan Archie Ball and Irene Elizabeth Buch

Citations

  1. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, ED 98, Sheet 6A.
  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&, Custer County Cemetery, Miles City, Custer Co., MT.
  3. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Lakeside, Cottonwood Co., MN, ED 17-12, Sheet 1A (stamped 89).
  4. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Center, Emmet Co., IA, ED 84, Sheet 6A (stamped 167).

Irene Elizabeth Buch1

F, #1437, b. 17 December 1911, d. 15 December 1999
     Irene Elizabeth Buch was born on 17 December 1911 at IA.2,1 She married Ivan Archie Ball, son of John Courtland Ball and Katherine Ruth Michael, say 1932.2 Irene Elizabeth Buch died on 15 December 1999 at Miles City, Custer Co., MT, at age 87.1 She was buried at Custer County Cemtery, Miles City, Custer Co., MT.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

2 April 1940Lakeside, Cottonwood Co., MN"Irene" age 28, b. IA, with husband, etc.2

Children of Irene Elizabeth Buch and Ivan Archie Ball

Citations

  1. [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&, Custer County Cemetery, Miles City, Custer Co., MT.
  2. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Lakeside, Cottonwood Co., MN, ED 17-12, Sheet 1A (stamped 89).

Virgil Eugene Ball

M, #1438, b. 3 March 1913, d. 23 March 2001
     Virgil Eugene Ball was born on 3 March 1913 at High Lake, Emmet Co., IA.1 He was the son of John Courtland Ball and Katherine Ruth Michael. Virgil Eugene Ball married Grace G. Vitha, daughter of Albert Vitha and Anna Kalash, on 29 November 1939 at Nashua, Chickasaw Co., IA.2 Virgil Eugene Ball died on 23 March 2001 at age 88; SSDI lists last residence as Jackson, Jackson Co., MN.3 He was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Jackson, Jackson Co., MN.4
     Virgil Eugene Ball was also known as Bud.

Census, Occupation & Residence

22 January 1920High Lake, Emmet Co., IA"Virgil E.", age 6, b. IA, with parents, etc.5
29 April 1930High Lake, Emmet Co., IA"Virgil" age 17, b. IA, with parents, etc.6
9 April 1940Middletown, Jackson Co., MN"Virgil E." age 27, b. IA, farmer, with wife Grace; living with parents7

Citations

  1. [S1818] Iowa County Births 1880-1935, 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.
  2. [S2252] Osterberg Funeral Home, online \http://www.osterbergfuneralhome.com/2013/01/24/grace-ball/\.
  3. [S21] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index, accessed on-line through www.Ancestry.com.
  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&, Riverside Cemetery, Jackson, Jackson Co., MN.
  5. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, High Lake, Emmet Co., IA, ED 98, Sheet 6A.
  6. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, High Lake, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-14, Sheet 5B (back of stamped 240).
  7. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Middletown, Jackson Co., MN, ED 32-16, Sheet 2B (back of stamped 174).
  8. [S1819] Minnesota Birth Index 1935-2002, made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2012; database courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Grace G. Vitha1,2

F, #1439, b. 15 November 1917, d. 23 January 2013
Grace G. Vitha
b. 1917 Jackson MN
d. 2013 Waconia MN
     Grace G. Vitha was born on 15 November 1917 at Jackson, Jackson Co., MN.1,3 She was the daughter of Albert Vitha and Anna Kalash.3 Grace G. Vitha married Virgil Eugene Ball, son of John Courtland Ball and Katherine Ruth Michael, on 29 November 1939 at Nashua, Chickasaw Co., IA.3 Grace G. Vitha died on 23 January 2013 at Waconia, Carver Co., MN, at age 95.3 She was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Jackson, Jackson Co., MN.3
     From an obituary: GRACE BALL, 95, of Delano, formerly of Jackson, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at the Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, MN. GRACE BALL was born on November 15, 1917 in Jackson, Minnesota, the daughter of Albert and Anna (Kalash) Vitha. She attended country school in Hunter Township at District #65. After her graduation, she helped on the family farm and did housework for families. On November 29, 1939, she was united in marriage to Virgil “Bud” Ball at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. They farmed in Middletown Township until their retirement in 1983, when they moved into Jackson. Bud passed away on March 23, 2001. Grace continued to make her home in Jackson; she then became a resident of the Jackson Pines until she moved to the Legacy Assisted Living in Delano, Minnesota. She passed away peacefully from complications of a broken hip in Waconia, Minnesota on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at the age of 95 years.
     Grace was a member of the United Methodist Church in Jackson, where she had been a member of the Faith Circle. She had been a member of the Middletown Get-Together Club for 50 years. She had been a member of the VFW Auxiliary. She had an extensive collection of bells and dolls, which she had acquired from her many trips and family and friends. She loved to play cards and dance. She enjoyed spending time in her flower gardens and traveling. She particularly enjoyed being surrounded by her grandchildren. Grace is survived by her four children, Dennis (Sharon) Ball of Savage, Douglas (Sally) Ball of Bloomington, Gary (Bea) Ball of Delano and Doryne Wendel of Boise, Idaho; 11 grandchildren, Scott, Lisa, Shane, Jennifer, Jon, Charles, Dana, Angie, Kevin, Mike, and Amy; 27 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter, Savannah Ball; a sister-in-law, Dortha King and many nieces and nephews. Grace was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 61 years, 3 brothers, and her son-in-law, Roger Wendel.3      Photo courtesy of Osterberg Funeral Home.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

9 April 1940Middletown, Jackson Co., MN"Grace G." age 22, b. MN, with husband1

Citations

  1. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Middletown, Jackson Co., MN, ED 32-16, Sheet 2B (back of stamped 174).
  2. [S1819] Minnesota Birth Index 1935-2002, made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2012; database courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
  3. [S2252] Osterberg Funeral Home, online \http://www.osterbergfuneralhome.com/2013/01/24/grace-ball/\.

Dortha Arlene Ball1

F, #1440, b. 22 June 1917, d. 11 April 2013
Dortha Arlene Ball
b. 1917 Wallingford IA
d. 2013 Champaign IL
     Dortha Arlene Ball was born on 22 June 1917 at Wallingford, Emmet Co., IA.1 She was the daughter of John Courtland Ball and Katherine Ruth Michael. Dortha Arlene Ball married Wilbur Royce King, son of William Porter King and Marit Guldbrandsdatter Rovang, on 28 August 1941 at Lakefield, Jackson Co., MN.2 Dortha Arlene Ball died on 11 April 2013 at Champaign, Champaign Co., IL, at age 95.2
     Dortha Arlene Ball also went by the name of Nonnie.2 From an obituary: Dortha A. King, 95, of Champaign, IL and formerly of Mankato, went home with her Savior on Thursday, April 11, 2013, at her home in Champaign, surrounded and held by family. Dortha, affectionately called Nonnie, was born in Gruver, Iowa, on June 22, 1917 to John C. and Catherine Ruth Ball. She graduated from Gruver High School and National Business Training College of Sioux City, Iowa and worked as Selective Service office manager at the Jackson County Courthouse, Jackson, Minnesota. On St. Patricks Day, 1941, she met Wilbur "Bill" R. King, and they were married August 28, 1941 at Lakefield, Minnesota on Bills birthday. Their children, Dee Ann and Craig, were born in Jackson and then the family moved to Mankato Minnesota. Dortha is survived by her daughter, Dee A. Chesser, Champaign, her son, Craig J. King, Honolulu, Hawaii, her grandson, Jamie (Amy) Chesser, Champaign and granddaughter Heidi (Jim) Lilley, Champaign, and her great-grandchildren Emma Lilley, Colin Chesser, Cole Lilley, Laura Chesser, Charlotte Chesser and McClaren Chesser, many nieces and nephews and their families and multiple friends of all ages. Dortha was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Wilbur.2      Photo courtesy of Mankato Mortuary.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

22 January 1920High Lake, Emmet Co., IA"Dorothy O.", age 2 and 6/12, b. IA, with parents, etc.3
29 April 1930High Lake, Emmet Co., IA"Dortha" age 13, b. IA, with parents, etc; listed as "ab" (absent?)4
4 May 1940Jackson, Jackson Co., MN"Dorothy" age 22, b. IA, bookkeeper for a hatchery5

Children of Dortha Arlene Ball and Wilbur Royce King

Citations

  1. [S1818] Iowa County Births 1880-1935, 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.
  2. [S2253] North Mankato Mortuary, online \http://www.mankatomortuary.com/sections/detail.php?obit_id=2987\.
  3. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, High Lake, Emmet Co., IA, ED 98, Sheet 6A.
  4. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, High Lake, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-14, Sheet 5B (back of stamped 240).
  5. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Jackson, Jackson Co., MN, ED 32-12B, Sheet 2A (stamped 132).
  6. [S1819] Minnesota Birth Index 1935-2002, made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2012; database courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Wilbur Royce King1

M, #1441, b. 28 August 1906, d. 3 August 1991
     Wilbur Royce King was born on 28 August 1906 at Jackson, Jackson Co., MN.2,1 He was the son of William Porter King and Marit Guldbrandsdatter Rovang.1 Wilbur Royce King married Dortha Arlene Ball, daughter of John Courtland Ball and Katherine Ruth Michael, on 28 August 1941 at Lakefield, Jackson Co., MN.2 Wilbur Royce King died on 3 August 1991 at Mankato, Blue Earth Co., MN, at age 84.1

Children of Wilbur Royce King and Dortha Arlene Ball

Citations

  1. [S2254] Ruth Freymann, "King Family," database made available on-line courtesy of Ruth Freymann, http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/47938885/person/20047361628?ssrc=, database viewed 7 April 2014.
  2. [S2253] North Mankato Mortuary, online \http://www.mankatomortuary.com/sections/detail.php?obit_id=2987\.
  3. [S1819] Minnesota Birth Index 1935-2002, made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2012; database courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Helen Josephine Ball

F, #1442, b. July 1888, d. 1946
Helen Josephine Ball
b. 1888 IA
d. c1946
[photo circa 1900]
     Helen Josephine Ball was born in July 1888 at IA.1 She was the daughter of Edson Robert F. Ball and Rachel Fields. Helen Josephine Ball married William Montgomery Ross, son of Thompson Ross and Margaret Straight, on 20 February 1907 at Maple Hill, Emmet Co., IA.2 Helen Josephine Ball died in 1946.3 She was buried at Armstrong Grove Cemetery, Armstrong, Emmet Co., IA.3
     Photo courtesy of Martiele Sidles of Fullerton CA.

Census, Occupation & Residence

5 June 1900Ellsworth, Emmet Co., IA"Josephine" age 11, b. IA, with parents, etc.1
9 May 1910Swan Lake, Emmet Co., IA"Josephine H." age 22, b. IA, with husband, etc.4
12 March 1920Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA"Helen" age 31, b. IA, with husband, etc.5
16 April 1930Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA"Helen J." age 41, b. IA, with husband, etc.6
1 April 1940Swan Lake, Emmet Co., IA"Helen" age 50, b. IA, with husband, etc.7

Children of Helen Josephine Ball and William Montgomery Ross

Citations

  1. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Ellsworth, Emmet Co., IA, ED 76, Sheet 4A (stamped 43).
  2. [S1390] Iowa Marriages 1809-1992, 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.
  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&, Armstrong Grove Cemetery, Armstrong, Emmet Co., IA.
  4. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Swan Lake, Emmet Co., IA, ED 84, Sheet 9B (back of stamped 170).
  5. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA, ED 99, Sheet 3A (stamped 125).
  6. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-18, Sheet 2A (stamped 255).
  7. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Swan Lake, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-19, Sheet 5B (back of stamped 182).

William Montgomery Ross

M, #1443, b. 18 July 1881, d. 17 March 1956
     William Montgomery Ross was born on 18 July 1881 at Gait, Wright Co., IA.1 He was the son of Thompson Ross and Margaret Straight.2 William Montgomery Ross married Helen Josephine Ball, daughter of Edson Robert F. Ball and Rachel Fields, on 20 February 1907 at Maple Hill, Emmet Co., IA.2 William Montgomery Ross died on 17 March 1956 at Estherville, Emmet Co., IA, at age 74.1 He was buried at Armstrong Grove Cemetery, Armstrong, Emmet Co., IA.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

9 May 1910Swan Lake, Emmet Co., IA"William M." age 29, b. IA, farmer, with wife Helen and son Harold3
12 March 1920Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA"William M." age 38, b. IA, farmer, with wife Helen and children Harold, Rachel, and Helen4
16 April 1930Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA"William M." age 48, b. IA, farmer, with wife Helen and children Helen, Willie, Naomi, and Betty5
1 April 1940Swan Lake, Emmet Co., IA"William M." age 58, b. IA, farmer, with wife Helen and children Willie, Naomi, and Betty6

Children of William Montgomery Ross and Helen Josephine Ball

Citations

  1. [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&, Armstrong Grove Cemetery, Armstrong, Emmet Co., IA.
  2. [S1390] Iowa Marriages 1809-1992, 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.
  3. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Swan Lake, Emmet Co., IA, ED 84, Sheet 9B (back of stamped 170).
  4. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA, ED 99, Sheet 3A (stamped 125).
  5. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-18, Sheet 2A (stamped 255).
  6. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Swan Lake, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-19, Sheet 5B (back of stamped 182).

Harold Montgomery Ross

M, #1444, b. 1 September 1908, d. circa 1975
     Harold Montgomery Ross was born on 1 September 1908 at Denmark, Emmet Co., IA.1 He was the son of William Montgomery Ross and Helen Josephine Ball. Harold Montgomery Ross married Myrtie Norma Miller circa 1927.2 Harold Montgomery Ross died circa 1975.

Census, Occupation & Residence

9 May 1910Swan Lake, Emmet Co., IA"Herald M." age 20/12, b. IA, with parents3
12 March 1920Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA"Harold M." age 11, b. IA, with parents, etc.4
4 April 1930Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA"Harold M." age 21, b. IA, farm laborer, with wife Myrtle and son Dale2
13 April 1940Emmet, Emmet Co., IA"Harold" age 31, b. IA, farmer, with wife Myrtle and children Dale, Dorothy, Beverly and Dean5

Children of Harold Montgomery Ross and Myrtie Norma Miller

Citations

  1. [S1817] Indiana Births 1857-1947, made available by The Generations Network Inc. (Provo, Utah) on-line at www.ancestry.com, 2011; database courtesy of original records.
  2. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-18, Sheet 1B (back of stamped 254).
  3. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Swan Lake, Emmet Co., IA, ED 84, Sheet 9B (back of stamped 170).
  4. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA, ED 99, Sheet 3A (stamped 125).
  5. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Emmet, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-8, Sheet 4B (back of stamped 56).

Myrtie Norma Miller

F, #1445, b. circa 1908
     Myrtie Norma Miller was born circa 1908 at OK. She married Harold Montgomery Ross, son of William Montgomery Ross and Helen Josephine Ball, circa 1927.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

4 April 1930Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA"Myrtle M." age 21, b. OK, with husband, etc.1
13 April 1940Emmet, Emmet Co., IA"Myrtle" age 31, b. OK, with husband, etc.2

Citations

  1. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-18, Sheet 1B (back of stamped 254).
  2. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Emmet, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-8, Sheet 4B (back of stamped 56).

Dale R. Ross

M, #1446
     Dale R. Ross is the son of Harold Montgomery Ross and Myrtie Norma Miller.

Rachel Elizabeth Ross

F, #1447, b. circa 1910, d. circa 1988
     Rachel Elizabeth Ross was born circa 1910 at IA.1 She was the daughter of William Montgomery Ross and Helen Josephine Ball. Rachel Elizabeth Ross married Joe Sampson say 1933.2 Rachel Elizabeth Ross died circa 1988.

Census, Occupation & Residence

12 March 1920Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA"Rachel" age 9, b. IA, with parents, etc.1
16 April 1930Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA"Rachael" age 19, b. IA, servant for a private family3
23 April 1940Iowa Lake, Emmet Co., IA"Rachel" age 29, b. IA, with husband, etc.2

Children of Rachel Elizabeth Ross and Joe Sampson

Citations

  1. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA, ED 99, Sheet 3A (stamped 125).
  2. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Iowa Lake, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-15, Sheet 4A (stamped 161).
  3. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-18, Sheet 2A (stamped 255).

Joe Sampson

M, #1448, b. circa 1905
     Joe Sampson was born circa 1905 at IA.1 He married Rachel Elizabeth Ross, daughter of William Montgomery Ross and Helen Josephine Ball, say 1933.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

23 April 1940Iowa Lake, Emmet Co., IA"Joe" age 35, b. IA, farmer, with wife Rachel and daughters Geraldine and Margery1

Citations

  1. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Iowa Lake, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-15, Sheet 4A (stamped 161).

Helen Viola Ross

F, #1449, b. circa 1916
     Helen Viola Ross was born circa 1916 at IA.1 She was the daughter of William Montgomery Ross and Helen Josephine Ball. Helen Viola Ross married Joe Horsal.

Census, Occupation & Residence

12 March 1920Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA"Helen" age 3, b. IA, with parents, etc.1
16 April 1930Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA"Helen V." age 13, b. IA, with parents, etc.2

Citations

  1. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA, ED 99, Sheet 3A (stamped 125).
  2. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Lincoln, Emmet Co., IA, ED 32-18, Sheet 2A (stamped 255).

Joe Horsal

M, #1450, d. circa 1982
     Joe Horsal married Helen Viola Ross, daughter of William Montgomery Ross and Helen Josephine Ball. Joe Horsal died circa 1982.