Hannah Mariah Field1

F, #31251, b. 20 March 1815, d. 15 February 1903
     Hannah Mariah Field was born on 20 March 1815 at VT.2,3 She married William L. Ball, son of Daniel Ball and Ruth Stimpson, on 28 April 1836 at Bridport, Addison Co., VT.4 Hannah Mariah Field died on 15 February 1903 at MI at age 87.3 She was buried at North Star Cemetery, North Star, Gratiot Co., MI.5

Census, Occupation & Residence

23 October 1850Grafton, Washington Co., WI"Hannah" age 44, b. VT, with husband, etc.2
15 June 1860Barton, Washington Co., WI"Hannah" age 45, b. VT, with husband, etc.6
1 June 1870Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI"Hannah" age 55, b. VT, with husband, etc.7
8 June 1880Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI"Hannah M. A." age 65, b. VT, with husband8
18 June 1900Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI"Hannah M." age 85, b. VT; living with son Lewis and family9

Children of Hannah Mariah Field and William L. Ball

Citations

  1. [S29] Vermont Vital Records 1760-1954, Public Records Division, General Services Center (Middlesex VT), on-line at https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1784223
  2. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grafton, Washinton Co., WI, p. 462 (back of stamped 231).
  3. [S134] International Genealogical Index (IGI), made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2008; database courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
  4. [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.
  5. [S1902] B. J. Switzer, "The Knapp and Bowman Journey," database made available on-line courtesy of B. J. Switzer, http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/40498944/person/19500415034, database put on-line October 2012.
  6. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Barton, Washinton Co., WI, p. 41.
  7. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI, p. 1 (stamped 66).
  8. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 92, p. 14 (back of stamped 472).
  9. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 50, Sheet 6A (stamped 112).

Jane Ball1

F, #31252, b. 28 August 1841
     Jane Ball was born on 28 August 1841 at Bridport, Addison Co., VT.2 She was the daughter of William L. Ball and Hannah Mariah Field.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

23 October 1850Grafton, Washington Co., WI"Jane" age 9, b. VT, with parents, etc.1

Citations

  1. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grafton, Washinton Co., WI, p. 462 (back of stamped 231).
  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.

Julian J. Ball1

M, #31253, b. 17 December 1843
     Julian J. Ball was born on 17 December 1843 at Bridport, Addison Co., VT.2 He was the son of William L. Ball and Hannah Mariah Field.1 Julian J. Ball married Margaret McCallum on 26 December 1865.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

23 October 1850Grafton, Washington Co., WI"Julian" age 7, b. VT, with parents, etc.1
15 June 1860Barton, Washington Co., WI"Julian J." age 16, b. VT, day laborer, with parents, etc.3

Children of Julian J. Ball and Margaret McCallum

Citations

  1. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grafton, Washinton Co., WI, p. 462 (back of stamped 231).
  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. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Barton, Washinton Co., WI, p. 41.

William Henry Ball1

M, #31254, b. circa 1849
     William Henry Ball was born circa 1849 at WI.1 He was the son of William L. Ball and Hannah Mariah Field.1 William Henry Ball married Ellen W. Hayes, daughter of William Hayes, before 1886.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

23 October 1850Grafton, Washington Co., WI"Wm. Henry" age 1, b. WI, with parents, etc.1
15 June 1860Barton, Washington Co., WI"William H." age 10, b. WI, with parents, etc.3
21 June 1900Elba, Gratiot Co., MI"William H." age 50, b. WI, farmer, with second wife Ellen and daughter Bertha2
28 April 1910Elba, Gratiot Co., MI"William H." age 58, b. VA, farm laborer, with second wife Ellen; living with daughter Bertha and family4
9 January 1920Munro, Cheboygan Co., MI"William H." age 69, b. WI, farmer, with second wife Ellen5

Child of William Henry Ball

Child of William Henry Ball and Ellen W. Hayes

Citations

  1. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Grafton, Washinton Co., WI, p. 462 (back of stamped 231).
  2. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Elba, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 47, Sheet 13A (stamped 65).
  3. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Barton, Washinton Co., WI, p. 41.
  4. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Elba, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 66, Sheet 8A (stamped 79).
  5. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Munro, Cheboygan Co., MI, ED 134, Sheet 3B (back of stamped 145).
  6. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 92, p. 14 (back of stamped 472).

Lewis Lucius Ball1

M, #31255, b. 5 March 1854, d. 17 June 1931
Lewis Lucius Ball
b. 1854 Sheboygan WI
d. 1931 Ionia MI
     Lewis Lucius Ball was born on 5 March 1854 at Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., WI.2 He was the son of William L. Ball and Hannah Mariah Field.1 Lewis Lucius Ball married Sabine Estella Bigsby, daughter of William Bigsby and Isabella McClellan, on 13 September 1892 at Banner Co., NE.2 Lewis Lucius Ball died on 17 June 1931 at Ionia, Ionia Co., MI, at age 77.2 He was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Alma, Gratiot Co., MI.3
     Photo courtesy of Louise Chism.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

15 June 1860Barton, Washington Co., WI"Lucis L." age 6, b. WI, with parents, etc. (shown as female)4
1 June 1870Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI"Lucius L." age 16, b. WI, with parents5
18 June 1900Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI"Lewis L." age 46, b. WI, farmer, with wife Estella and children Cecil, Laurel, Lionel, Lyle, and Valeria6
27 April 1910Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI"Lewis L." age 56, b. WI, farmer, with wife Sabina and children Laurel, Lionel, Lyle, and Valeria7
15 January 1920Sumner, Gratiot Co., MI"Lewis L." age 65, b. WI, farmer, with wife Sabina8
4 April 1930Ionia, Ionia Co., MI"Lewis L." age 76, b. WI, laborer on county roads, with wife Sabina9

Children of Lewis Lucius Ball and Sabine Estella Bigsby

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S134] International Genealogical Index (IGI), made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2008; 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&, Riverside Cemetery, Alma, Gratiot Co., MI.
  4. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Barton, Washinton Co., WI, p. 41.
  5. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI, p. 1 (stamped 66).
  6. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 50, Sheet 6A (stamped 112).
  7. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 64, Sheet 9A (stamped 44).
  8. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Sumner, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 57, Sheet 5B (back of stamped 225).
  9. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Ionia, Ionia Co., MI, ED 34-19, Sheet 4A (stamped 112).

Margaret McCallum1

F, #31256
     Margaret McCallum married Julian J. Ball, son of William L. Ball and Hannah Mariah Field, on 26 December 1865.1

Children of Margaret McCallum and Julian J. Ball

Citations

  1. [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.

William H. Ball1

M, #31257
     William H. Ball was the son of Julian J. Ball and Margaret McCallum.1

Citations

  1. [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.

Harriet E. Ball1

F, #31258
     Harriet E. Ball was the daughter of Julian J. Ball and Margaret McCallum.1

Citations

  1. [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.

William J. Ball1

M, #31259, b. 21 January 1846, d. 22 July 1848
     William J. Ball was born on 21 January 1846 at Bridport, Addison Co., VT.1 He was the son of William L. Ball and Hannah Mariah Field.1 William J. Ball died on 22 July 1848 at age 2.1

Citations

  1. [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.

Sabine Estella Bigsby1

F, #31260, b. 22 March 1866, d. 27 March 1947
Sabine Estella Bigsby
b. 1866 Sanilac Co. MI
d. 1947 Ionia MI
     Sabine Estella Bigsby was born on 22 March 1866 at Sanilac Co., MI.1 She was the daughter of William Bigsby and Isabella McClellan.1 Sabine Estella Bigsby married Lewis Lucius Ball, son of William L. Ball and Hannah Mariah Field, on 13 September 1892 at Banner Co., NE.1 Sabine Estella Bigsby died on 27 March 1947 at Ionia, Ionia Co., MI, at age 81.1
     Photos courtesy of Louise Chism.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

18 June 1900Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI"Estella S." age 34, b. MI, with husband, etc.3
27 April 1910Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI"Estella" age 44, b. MI, with husband, etc.4
15 January 1920Sumner, Gratiot Co., MI"Estella S." age 53, b. MI, with husband5
4 April 1930Ionia, Ionia Co., MI"Estella C." age 64, b. MI, with husband6
10 April 1940Ionia, Ionia Co., MI"Sabine Astella" age 74, b. MI, widow7

Children of Sabine Estella Bigsby and Lewis Lucius Ball

Citations

  1. [S134] International Genealogical Index (IGI), made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2008; 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&, Riverside Cemetery, Alma, Gratiot Co., MI.
  3. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 50, Sheet 6A (stamped 112).
  4. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 64, Sheet 9A (stamped 44).
  5. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Sumner, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 57, Sheet 5B (back of stamped 225).
  6. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Ionia, Ionia Co., MI, ED 34-19, Sheet 4A (stamped 112).
  7. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Ionia, Ionia Co., MI, ED 34-20B, Sheet 5A (stamped 189).

Lyonel Vane Ball1,2

M, #31261, b. 1 December 1897, d. 22 August 1971
     Lyonel Vane Ball was born on 1 December 1897 at Ashley, Gratiot Co., MI; twin of Lyle.1 He was the son of Lewis Lucius Ball and Sabine Estella Bigsby.1 Lyonel Vane Ball married Lucille Vivian Mapes, daughter of Benjamin Mapes and Edna Roger, on 29 December 1923 at Lansing, Ingham Co., MI; "Lyonel" and "Lucile."3,4 Lyonel Vane Ball died on 22 August 1971 at Lansing, Ingham Co., MI, at age 73.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

18 June 1900Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI"Lionel V." age 2, b. MI, with parents, etc.5
27 April 1910Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI"Lionel" age 12, b. MI, with parents, etc.6
2 January 1920Alma, Gratiot Co., MI"Lyon L." age 22, b. MI, day laborer, with brother Lyle; living with sister Laurel and family7
9 May 1930Lansing, Ingham Co., MI"Lynal V." age 32, b. MI, laborer for a used auto parts company, with wife Lucile and sons Robert, Paul and Vern3
20 May 1940Lansing, Ingham Co., MI"Lynol V." age 42, b. MI, truck driver for a lumber company, with wife Lucille and children Robert, Paul, Vern, Richard, and Doris2

Children of Lyonel Vane Ball and Lucille Vivian Mapes

Citations

  1. [S134] International Genealogical Index (IGI), made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2008; database courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
  2. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Lansing, Ingham Co., MI, ED 33-70, Sheet 23B (back of stamped 1404).
  3. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Lansing, Ingham Co., MI, ED 33-50, Sheet 57B (back of stamped 262).
  4. [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.
  5. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 50, Sheet 6A (stamped 112).
  6. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 64, Sheet 9A (stamped 44).
  7. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Alma, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 29, Sheet 1A (stamped 200).
  8. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Lansing, Ingham Co., MI, ED 33-70, Sheet 24A (stamped 1405).

William Bigsby1

M, #31262
     William Bigsby married Isabella McClellan.1

Child of William Bigsby and Isabella McClellan

Citations

  1. [S134] International Genealogical Index (IGI), made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2008; database courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Isabella McClellan1

F, #31263
     Isabella McClellan married William Bigsby.1

Child of Isabella McClellan and William Bigsby

Citations

  1. [S134] International Genealogical Index (IGI), made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2008; database courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Lyle Vivian Ball1

M, #31264, b. 1 December 1897, d. 20 October 1973
     Lyle Vivian Ball was born on 1 December 1897 at Ashley, Gratiot Co., MI; twin of Lionel.1 He was the son of Lewis Lucius Ball and Sabine Estella Bigsby.1 Lyle Vivian Ball married Naomi E. Blackford, daughter of James Blackford and Dora Higner, on 24 June 1922 at Alma, Gratiot Co., MI.1 Lyle Vivian Ball died on 20 October 1973 at Greenville, Montcalm Co., MI, at age 75.1 He was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Alma, Gratiot Co., MI.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

18 June 1900Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI"Lyle B." age 2, b. MI, with parents, etc.3
27 April 1910Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI"Rial" age 12, b. MI, with parents, etc.4
2 January 1920Alma, Gratiot Co., MI"Lyle V." age 22, b. MI, woodworking laborer, with brother Lionel; living with sister Laurel and family5
4 April 1930Ionia, Ionia Co., MI"Lyle" age 32, b. MI, spinner at a furniture factory, with wife Naomi and children Charles and Barbara6
13 April 1940Ionia, Ionia Co., MI"Lyle" age 42, b. MI, metal finisher at a factory, with wife Naomi and children Charles, Barbara, JoAnn, and Virginia7

Citations

  1. [S134] International Genealogical Index (IGI), made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2008; 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&, Riverside Cemetery, Alma, Gratiot Co., MI.
  3. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 50, Sheet 6A (stamped 112).
  4. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 64, Sheet 9A (stamped 44).
  5. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Alma, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 29, Sheet 1A (stamped 200).
  6. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Ionia, Ionia Co., MI, ED 34-17, Sheet 4B (back of stamped 91).
  7. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Ionia, Ionia Co., MI, ED 34-18, Sheet 4B (back of stamped 250).

Naomi E. Blackford1,2

F, #31265, b. 6 February 1903, d. 17 January 1993
     Naomi E. Blackford was born on 6 February 1903 at Yale, MI.3,4 She was the daughter of James Blackford and Dora Higner.4 Naomi E. Blackford married Lyle Vivian Ball, son of Lewis Lucius Ball and Sabine Estella Bigsby, on 24 June 1922 at Alma, Gratiot Co., MI.1 Naomi E. Blackford died on 17 January 1993 at age 89; SSDI lists last residence as Greenville, Montcalm Co., MI.2,3 She was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Alma, Gratiot Co., MI.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

4 April 1930Ionia, Ionia Co., MI"Naomi" age 27, b. MI, with husband, etc.5
13 April 1940Ionia, Ionia Co., MI"Naimi" age 37, b. MI, with husband, etc.6

Citations

  1. [S134] International Genealogical Index (IGI), made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2008; 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&, Riverside Cemetery, Alma, Gratiot Co., MI.
  3. [S21] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index, accessed on-line through www.Ancestry.com.
  4. [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.
  5. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Ionia, Ionia Co., MI, ED 34-17, Sheet 4B (back of stamped 91).
  6. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Ionia, Ionia Co., MI, ED 34-18, Sheet 4B (back of stamped 250).

Laurel May Ball1

F, #31266, b. 7 March 1896, d. 30 November 1992
Laurel May Ball
b. 1896 Ashley MI
d. 1992 Gerry NY
[left photo 1913]
     Laurel May Ball was born on 7 March 1896 at Ashley, Gratiot Co., MI.2 She was the daughter of Lewis Lucius Ball and Sabine Estella Bigsby.1 Laurel May Ball married Edward Franklin Bowman, son of Edward Bowman and Ermina Submit Arrants, on 12 November 1913 at Alma, Gratiot Co., MI.3,4 Laurel May Ball died on 30 November 1992 at Gerry, Chautauqua Co., NY, at age 96.2
     Photos courtesy of B. J. Switzer.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

18 June 1900Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI"Laurel M." age 4, b. MI, with parents, etc.5
27 April 1910Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI"Laurel" age 14, b. MI, with parents, etc.6
2 January 1920Alma, Gratiot Co., MI"Laurel M." age 23, b. MI, with husband, etc.3
10 April 1930Alma, Gratiot Co., MI"Laurel" age 34, b. MI, with husband, etc.7
12 April 1940Alma, Gratiot Co., MI"Laurel" age 44, b. MI, widow, with children Earl and Marjory8

Children of Laurel May Ball and Edward Franklin Bowman

Citations

  1. [S134] International Genealogical Index (IGI), made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2008; database courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
  2. [S1902] B. J. Switzer, "The Knapp and Bowman Journey," database made available on-line courtesy of B. J. Switzer, http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/40498944/person/19500415034, database put on-line October 2012.
  3. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Alma, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 29, Sheet 1A (stamped 200).
  4. [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.
  5. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 50, Sheet 6A (stamped 112).
  6. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 64, Sheet 9A (stamped 44).
  7. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Alma, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 29-3, Sheet 6A (stamped 60).
  8. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Alma, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 29-6, Sheet 10A (stamped 92).

Valerie Lillian Ball1

F, #31267, b. 8 April 1900, d. 15 September 1988
Valerie Lillian Ball
b. 1900 MI
d. 1988 Ionia Co. MI
     Valerie Lillian Ball was born on 8 April 1900 at Ashley, Gratiot Co., MI.1,2 She was the daughter of Lewis Lucius Ball and Sabine Estella Bigsby.1 Valerie Lillian Ball married Bird Ray Woodard, son of Stephen Woodard and Clarissa Childs, on 8 June 1919 at Ferris, Montcalm Co., MI.2 Valerie Lillian Ball died on 15 September 1988 at age 88; SSDI lists last residence as Ionia, Ionia Co., MI.3,4
     Photo courtesy of B. J. Switzer.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

18 June 1900Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI"infant" age 2/12, b. MI, with parents, etc.5
27 April 1910Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI"Valerie" age 10, b. MI, with parents, etc.6
8 April 1930Ionia, Ionia Co., MI"Valerie" age 29, b. MI, with husband, etc.7
12 April 1940Ionia, Ionia Co., MI"Valerie" age 39, b. MI, hotel laundress, with husband8

Child of Valerie Lillian Ball and Bird Ray Woodard

Citations

  1. [S134] International Genealogical Index (IGI), made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2008; database courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
  2. [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.
  3. [S1902] B. J. Switzer, "The Knapp and Bowman Journey," database made available on-line courtesy of B. J. Switzer, http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/40498944/person/19500415034, database put on-line October 2012.
  4. [S21] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index, accessed on-line through www.Ancestry.com.
  5. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 50, Sheet 6A (stamped 112).
  6. [S13] 1910 (April 15) U.S. Census, Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 64, Sheet 9A (stamped 44).
  7. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Ionia, Ionia Co., MI, ED 34-17, Sheet 8A (stamped 94).
  8. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Ionia, Ionia Co., MI, ED 34-17, Sheet 3A (stamped 235).

Bird Ray Woodard1

M, #31268, b. 17 December 1898, d. 3 February 1992
     Bird Ray Woodard was born on 17 December 1898 at Montcalm Co., MI.1,2,3 He was the son of Stephen Woodard and Clarissa Childs.3 Bird Ray Woodard married Valerie Lillian Ball, daughter of Lewis Lucius Ball and Sabine Estella Bigsby, on 8 June 1919 at Ferris, Montcalm Co., MI.3 Bird Ray Woodard died on 3 February 1992 at Ionia, Ionia Co., MI, at age 93.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

8 April 1930Ionia, Ionia Co., MI"Bird" age 31, b. MI, laborer at a furniture factory, with wife Valerie and daughter Ruth2
12 April 1940Ionia, Ionia Co., MI"Bird" age 41, b. MI, wood worker for a wholesale furniture company, with wife Valerie4

Child of Bird Ray Woodard and Valerie Lillian Ball

Citations

  1. [S1902] B. J. Switzer, "The Knapp and Bowman Journey," database made available on-line courtesy of B. J. Switzer, http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/40498944/person/19500415034, database put on-line October 2012.
  2. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Ionia, Ionia Co., MI, ED 34-17, Sheet 8A (stamped 94).
  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. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Ionia, Ionia Co., MI, ED 34-17, Sheet 3A (stamped 235).

Cecil Lewis Ball1

M, #31269, b. 19 November 1893, d. 23 June 1984
Cecil Lewis Ball
b. 1893 NE
d. 1984 Jefferson Co. CO
     Cecil Lewis Ball was born on 19 November 1893 at NE.2 He was the son of Lewis Lucius Ball and Sabine Estella Bigsby.2 Cecil Lewis Ball married Alice Lucille Ward, daughter of Thomas Alexander Ward and Verna May Palmer, circa 1925.2 Cecil Lewis Ball died on 23 June 1984 at age 90; SSDI lists last residence as Lakewood, Jefferson Co., CO.3,4 He was buried at Crown Hill Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Jefferson Co., CO.5
     Right photo courtesy of Carl Ball of Chehalis WA; left photo courtesy of B. J. Switzer.

Census, Occupation & Residence

18 June 1900Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI"Cecil L." age 6, b. NE, with parents, etc.6
21 January 1920Flowerfield, Banner Co., NE"Cecil" age 26, b. NE, farm laborer, living with uncle and aunt Arthur and Myrtle Olesen7
25 April 1930Flowerfield, Banner Co., NE"Cecil L." age 36, b. NE, farmer, with wife Alice and children Gordon and Irene8
6 April 1940Gering, Scotts Bluff Co., NE"Cecil Lewis" age 46, b. NE, farm laborer, with wife Alice and children Gordon, Irene, Verlin, Cecil, Lyle, and Donald1

Children of Cecil Lewis Ball and Alice Lucille Ward

Citations

  1. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Gering, Scotts Bluff Co., NE, ED 79-12, Sheet 5B (back of stamped 87).
  2. [S134] International Genealogical Index (IGI), made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2008; database courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
  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, Alma, Gratiot Co., MI.
  5. [S903] Find A Grave, online, Crown Hill Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Jefferson Co., CO.
  6. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hamilton, Gratiot Co., MI, ED 50, Sheet 6A (stamped 112).
  7. [S14] 1920 (January 1) U.S. Census, Flowerfield, Banner Co., NE, ED 5, Sheet 2B (back of stamped 4).
  8. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Flowerfield, Banner Co., NE, ED 4-2, Sheet 2A (stamped 194).
  9. [S1903] Carl Ball, "Carl Ball Family," database made available on-line courtesy of Carl Ball, http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/47589948/person/6803559970, database viewed October 2012.
  10. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Gering, Scotts Bluff Co., NE, ED 79-12, Sheet 6A (stamped 88).

Alice Lucille Ward1

F, #31270, b. 7 April 1909, d. 29 July 1978
Alice Lucille Ward
b. 1909 WY
d. 1978
     Alice Lucille Ward was born on 7 April 1909 at WY.2,3 She was the daughter of Thomas Alexander Ward and Verna May Palmer.1,4 Alice Lucille Ward married Cecil Lewis Ball, son of Lewis Lucius Ball and Sabine Estella Bigsby, circa 1925.1 Alice Lucille Ward died on 29 July 1978 at Lakewood, Jefferson Co., CO, at age 69.3,4 She was buried at Crown Hill Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Jefferson Co., CO.3
     Photo courtesy of Carl Ball of Chehalis WA.

Census, Occupation & Residence

25 April 1930Flowerfield, Banner Co., NE"Alice L." age 21, b. WY, with husband, etc.2
6 April 1940Gering, Scotts Bluff Co., NE"Alice" age 30, b. WY, with husband, etc.5

Children of Alice Lucille Ward and Cecil Lewis Ball

Citations

  1. [S134] International Genealogical Index (IGI), made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2008; database courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
  2. [S15] 1930 (April 1) U.S. Census, Flowerfield, Banner Co., NE, ED 4-2, Sheet 2A (stamped 194).
  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&, Crown Hill Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Jefferson Co., CO.
  4. [S1903] Carl Ball, "Carl Ball Family," database made available on-line courtesy of Carl Ball, http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/47589948/person/6803559970, database viewed October 2012.
  5. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Gering, Scotts Bluff Co., NE, ED 79-12, Sheet 5B (back of stamped 87).
  6. [S16] 1940 (April 1) U.S. Census, Gering, Scotts Bluff Co., NE, ED 79-12, Sheet 6A (stamped 88).

Thomas Alexander Ward1

M, #31271
     Thomas Alexander Ward married Verna May Palmer.1

Child of Thomas Alexander Ward and Verna May Palmer

Citations

  1. [S1903] Carl Ball, "Carl Ball Family," database made available on-line courtesy of Carl Ball, http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/47589948/person/6803559970, database viewed October 2012.
  2. [S134] International Genealogical Index (IGI), made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2008; database courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

James Ball1

M, #31272, b. circa 1797, d. 19 October 1852
     James Ball was born circa 1797 at MA.1 He married Mary Neal, daughter of Benjamin Neal and Lucy Perkins, after 1841.1 James Ball died on 19 October 1852.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

20 August 1850Franconia, Grafton Co., NH"James" age 53, b. MA, farmer, with wife Mary and step-children Emily, Charlotte, and Harvey Polley1

Citations

  1. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Franconia, Grafton Co., NH, p. 119 (stamped 60).
  2. [S2332] "jedb69", online http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/61783207/person/44154167388, "jedb69" (unknown location), downloaded 29 June 2014.

Mary Neal1,2

F, #31273, b. circa 3 January 1803, d. 5 October 1879
     Mary Neal was born circa 3 January 1803 at Unity, Sullivan Co., NH; age at death 76y 9m 2d.1,2 She was the daughter of Benjamin Neal and Lucy Perkins.2,3 Mary Neal married David Luther Polley, son of Peter Jacob Polley and Desire Flint, on 14 April 1824 at Acworth, Sullivan Co., NH.3 Mary Neal married James Ball after 1841.1 Mary Neal died on 5 October 1879 at Westford, Middlesex Co., MA.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

20 August 1850Franconia, Grafton Co., NH"Mary" age 47, b. NH, with husband, etc.1

Children of Mary Neal and David Luther Polley

Citations

  1. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Franconia, Grafton Co., NH, p. 119 (stamped 60).
  2. [S20] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910 from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives, images online at http://www.newenglandancestors.org/research/Database/MASS_BMD/default.asp, Westford, Middlesex Co., MA, vol. 311, p. 193.
  3. [S2332] "jedb69", online http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/61783207/person/44154167388, "jedb69" (unknown location), downloaded 29 June 2014.

Charlotte Polley1

F, #31274, b. circa 1839
     Charlotte Polley was born circa 1839 at NH.1 She was the daughter of David Luther Polley and Mary Neal.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

20 August 1850Franconia, Grafton Co., NH"Charlotte Polly" age 11, b. NH, with mother, etc.1

Citations

  1. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Franconia, Grafton Co., NH, p. 119 (stamped 60).

William Harvey Polley1

M, #31275, b. 22 June 1841
     William Harvey Polley was born on 22 June 1841 at Haverhill, Grafton Co., NH.2,1 He was the son of David Luther Polley and Mary Neal.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

20 August 1850Franconia, Grafton Co., NH"Harry" age 9, b. NH, with mother, etc.2

Citations

  1. [S2332] "jedb69", online http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/61783207/person/44154167388, "jedb69" (unknown location), downloaded 29 June 2014.
  2. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Franconia, Grafton Co., NH, p. 119 (stamped 60).