Ferris D. Ball1

M, #31776, b. circa 1820, d. 16 July 1892
     Ferris D. Ball was born circa 1820 at CT.1 He married Harriet C. Barnum, daughter of Daniel Barnum and Urania Hoyt, on 24 November 1841 at Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT.2 Ferris D. Ball died on 16 July 1892 at CT.3
     Comment by DGB: Ferris may be related to Theodore (carpenter) and Charles (hatter) that were also in Danbury for the 1850 census. Also on the 1880 census he shows both his parents as born in CT. End of comment.

Census, Occupation & Residence

1841Brookfield, Fairfield Co., CT2
7 August 1850Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT"Phineas D." age 30, b. CT, hatter, with wife Harriet, daughter Elizabeth, mother-in-law Urania Barnum and aunt Catherine Dobbs and her mother Urania Dobbs1
9 June 1860Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT"Ferris D." age 41, b. CT, hatter, with wife Harriet, children Elizabeth, Caroline and Charles, and Urana Barnum (age 63, b. CT) and Catharine Dobbs (age 66, b. CT)4
28 July 1870Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT"Ferris D." age 51, b. CT, hatter, with wife Hariet and children Elizabeth, Caroline and Charles5
29 June 1880Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT"Ferris" age 60, b. CT, works in a hat factory, with wife Harriet, daughters Elizabeth and Carrie, mother-in-law Urania Barnum, and aunt Catharine Dobbs6

Children of Ferris D. Ball and Harriet C. Barnum

Citations

  1. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, p. 223 (stamped 112).
  2. [S52] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, compiler, The Ricker Compilation of Vital Records of Early Connecticut (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2006), p. 754.
  3. [S1266] Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934, 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. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, p. 42.
  5. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, p. 130 (back of stamped 359).
  6. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, ED 113, p. 91 (stamped 146).

Harriet C. Barnum1

F, #31777, b. circa 1820
     Harriet C. Barnum was born circa 1820 at CT.1 She was the daughter of Daniel Barnum and Urania Hoyt.1 Harriet C. Barnum married Ferris D. Ball on 24 November 1841 at Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

7 August 1850Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT"Harriet" age 30, b. CT, with husband, etc.1
9 June 1860Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT"Harriet" age 40, b. CT, with husband, etc.3
28 July 1870Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT"Harriett" age 50, b. NY, with husband, etc.4
29 June 1880Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT"Harriette" age 58, b. NY, with husband and mother, etc.5

Children of Harriet C. Barnum and Ferris D. Ball

Citations

  1. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, p. 223 (stamped 112).
  2. [S52] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, compiler, The Ricker Compilation of Vital Records of Early Connecticut (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2006), p. 754.
  3. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, p. 42.
  4. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, p. 130 (back of stamped 359).
  5. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, ED 113, p. 91 (stamped 146).

Elizabeth Ball1

F, #31778, b. circa 1846
     Elizabeth Ball was born circa 1846 at CT.1 She was the daughter of Ferris D. Ball and Harriet C. Barnum.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

7 August 1850Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT"Elizabeth" age 4, b. CT, with parents1
9 June 1860Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT"Elizabeth" age 14, b. CT, with parents, etc.2
28 July 1870Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT"Elisabeth" age 24, b. CT, school teacher, with parents, etc.3
29 June 1880Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT"Elizabeth" age 33, b. CT, with parents, etc.4

Citations

  1. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, p. 223 (stamped 112).
  2. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, p. 42.
  3. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, p. 130 (back of stamped 359).
  4. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, ED 113, p. 91 (stamped 146).

Caroline Ball1

F, #31779, b. circa 1851
     Caroline Ball was born circa 1851 at CT.1 She was the daughter of Ferris D. Ball and Harriet C. Barnum.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

9 June 1860Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT"Caroline" age 9, b. CT, with parents, etc.1
28 July 1870Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT"Carrie" age 19, b. CT, with parents, etc.2
29 June 1880Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT"Carrie" age 28, b. CT, with parents, etc.3

Citations

  1. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, p. 42.
  2. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, p. 130 (back of stamped 359).
  3. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, ED 113, p. 91 (stamped 146).

Charles Ball1

M, #31780, b. circa 1853
     Charles Ball was born circa 1853 at Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT.1,2 He was the son of Ferris D. Ball and Harriet C. Barnum.1 Charles Ball married Harriet E. McKenney.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

9 June 1860Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT"Charles" age 7, b. CT, with parents, etc.1
28 July 1870Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT"Charles" age 17, b. CT, with parents, etc.3

Child of Charles Ball and Harriet E. McKenney

Citations

  1. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, p. 42.
  2. [S29] Vermont Vital Records 1760-1954, Public Records Division, General Services Center (Middlesex VT), on-line at https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1784223
  3. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, p. 130 (back of stamped 359).

Urania Hoyt1

F, #31781
     Urania Hoyt married Daniel Barnum.

Child of Urania Hoyt and Daniel Barnum

Citations

  1. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, p. 223 (stamped 112).

Daniel Barnum

M, #31782
     Daniel Barnum married Urania Hoyt.

Child of Daniel Barnum and Urania Hoyt

Theodore Ball1

M, #31783, b. circa 1821
     Theodore Ball was born circa 1821 at CT.1
     Comment by DGB: Theodore may be related to Ferris (hatter) and Charles (hatter) that were also in Danbury for the 1850 census. End of comment.

Census, Occupation & Residence

20 August 1850Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT"Theodore" age 29, b. CT, carpenter1

Citations

  1. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, p. 274 (stamped 138).

Charles Ball1

M, #31784, b. circa 1830
     Charles Ball was born circa 1830 at CT.1
     Comment by DGB: Charles may be related to Ferris (hatter) and Theodore (carpenter) that were also in Danbury for the 1850 census. End of comment.

Census, Occupation & Residence

9 August 1850Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT"Charles" age 20, b. CT, hatter1

Citations

  1. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Danbury, Fairfield Co., CT, p. 232 (back of stamped 117).

Cornelia H. Ball1

F, #31785, b. circa 1838
     Cornelia H. Ball was born circa 1838 at CT.2 She was the daughter of Mark Ball and Laura L. Colburn.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

15 August 1850Derby, New Haven Co., CT"Cornelia" age 12, b. CT, living with uncle Sullivan Colburn2

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. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Derby, New Haven Co., CT, p. 584 (back of stamped 293).

Chauncey Ball1

M, #31786, b. 10 October 1831, d. 17 May 1912
     Chauncey Ball was born on 10 October 1831 at Westville, New Haven Co., CT.1 He was the son of Mark Ball and Laura L. Colburn.1 Chauncey Ball married Eleanor Smith on 28 November 1852 at Derby, New Haven Co., CT.2 Chauncey Ball married Martha Newcomb on 17 November 1861 at Derby, New Haven Co., CT.1 Chauncey Ball died on 17 May 1912 at Derby, New Haven Co., CT, at age 80.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

21 August 1850Derby, New Haven Co., CT"Chancy" age 20, b. CT, machinist3

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. [S52] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, compiler, The Ricker Compilation of Vital Records of Early Connecticut (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2006), p. 753.
  3. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Derby, New Haven Co., CT, p. 613 (stamped 308).

Eleanor Smith1

F, #31787, b. circa 1835, d. 13 September 1857
     Eleanor Smith was born circa 1835.1 She married Chauncey Ball, son of Mark Ball and Laura L. Colburn, on 28 November 1852 at Derby, New Haven Co., CT.2 Eleanor Smith died on 13 September 1857 at Derby, New Haven Co., CT.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.
  2. [S52] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, compiler, The Ricker Compilation of Vital Records of Early Connecticut (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2006), p. 753.

Martha Newcomb1

F, #31788, b. 11 February 1845, d. 1 March 1917
     Martha Newcomb was born on 11 February 1845 at CT.1 She married Chauncey Ball, son of Mark Ball and Laura L. Colburn, on 17 November 1861 at Derby, New Haven Co., CT.1 Martha Newcomb died on 1 March 1917 at age 72.1

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.

Rebecca (????)1

F, #31789
     Rebecca (????) married Jared Ball, son of David Ball and Hannah Johnson, on 10 April 1788 at NH.1 Rebecca (????) and Jared Ball were divorced circa 1789; for desertion.2

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. [S141] Margaret Scheffler, "Banfill-Buck-Hawkins-Pike-Perrine," database made available on-line courtesy of Margaret Scheffler, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=mscheffler&id=I23551, database put on-line 28 May 2008.

Mary Seanney1

F, #31790
     Mary Seanney married Jared Ball, son of David Ball and Hannah Johnson, on 21 July 1791 at Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT.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.

Sarah (????)1

F, #31791
     Sarah (????) married Jared Ball, son of David Ball and Hannah Johnson.1

Children of Sarah (????) and Jared 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.
  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.

Leverett Alonzo Ball1

M, #31792, b. 30 November 1819, d. 22 November 1905
     Leverett Alonzo Ball was born on 30 November 1819 at North Guilford, New Haven Co., CT.1 He was the son of Jared Ball and Sarah (????)1 Leverett Alonzo Ball married Lois (????) circa 1841.2 Leverett Alonzo Ball married Elizabeth (????) circa 1856.3 Leverett Alonzo Ball died on 22 November 1905 at Clinton, Middlesex Co., CT, at age 85.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

21 August 1850East Haven, New Haven Co., CT"Leverett A." age 29, b. CT, laborer, with wife Lois and sons David, Charles, and Henry2
25 June 1860Middletown, Monmouth Co., NJ"Leverts" age 44, b. CT, farm laborer, with second wife Elizabeth and children David, Charles, Henry, Maria, Sarah, and Elverton3

Children of Leverett Alonzo Ball and Lois (????)

Child of Leverett Alonzo Ball and Elizabeth (????)

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. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, East Have, New Haven Co., CT, p. 384 (back of stamped 196).
  3. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Middletown, Monmouth Co., NJ, p. 5.

Susan Ball1

F, #31793
     Susan Ball was the daughter of Jared Ball and Sarah (????)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.

Sophia Ball1

F, #31794
     Sophia Ball was the daughter of Jared Ball and Sarah (????)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.

David Ball1

M, #31795
     David Ball was the son of Jared Ball and Sarah (????)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.

Jared Andrew Ball1,2

M, #31796, b. circa 1815, d. before 1854
     Jared Andrew Ball was born circa 1815 at CT.3 He was the son of Jared Ball and Sarah (????)1 Jared Andrew Ball married Malinda Slater, daughter of Samuel Slater and Margaret Wilson, on 2 August 1836 at Delaware, Williams Co., OH; "Jared A. Ball" and "Malind Stater."4 Jared Andrew Ball died before 1854; Comment by DGB: This is an assumption based on the remarriage of wife Malinda in 1854 and no further evidence found for Jared Ball after 1852. End of comment.

Census, Occupation & Residence

14 October 1850Placerville, El Dorado Co., CA"Jarad" age 35, b. CT, miner, living with brothers-in-law Sanford and William Slater and 4 other men3
1852Tuolumne Co., CA"Ball" age 38, b. CT. Comment by DGB: it is a guess that this male was Jared Ball, but given that Tuolumne Co. became a major gold motherlode area the following year makes it reasonable to assume this was Jared Ball. End of comment5

Children of Jared Andrew Ball and Malinda Slater

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. [S1683] Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, 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. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Placerville and vicinity, El Dorado Co., CA, p. 524 (back of stamped 263).
  4. [S1604] Ohio County Marriages 1789-1994, made available by FamilySearch.org (Salt Lake City, Utah) on-line at http://familysearch.org, 2017; database courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
  5. [S2794] 1852 California State Census, Tuolumne Co., CA, p. 326.
  6. [S2792] Diane Altman, "Jared A. Ball - email 01," e-mail message from Diane Altman to David G. Ball, 30 January 2016.
  7. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Melford, Defiance Co., OH, p. 160 (back of stamped 80).

Obedience Ball1

F, #31797
     Obedience Ball was the daughter of Jared Ball and Sarah (????)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.

Sarah Ball1

F, #31798, b. circa 1797, d. March 1859
     Sarah Ball was born circa 1797 at Guildford, New Haven Co., CT.2 She was the daughter of Jared Ball and Sarah (????)1 Sarah Ball married Denison A. Spencer on 13 May 1828 at Guilford, New Haven Co., CT; "Sarah Bull."3 Sarah Ball died in March 1859 at Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT.2

Child of Sarah Ball and Denison A. Spencer

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. [S2808] "a119568", "Harvey Conklin Hilton Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of "a119568", http://person.ancestry.ca/tree/4903673/person/24104866180/facts, database viewed 14 February 2016.
  3. [S52] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, compiler, The Ricker Compilation of Vital Records of Early Connecticut (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2006).
  4. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT, p. 781 (stamped 377).

Eliza Ball1

F, #31799
     Eliza Ball was the daughter of Jared Ball and Sarah (????)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.

Hannah Ball1

F, #31800
     Hannah Ball was the daughter of Jared Ball and Sarah (????)1 Hannah Ball married Alexander Stevens on 31 March 1830 at Guilford, New Haven Co., CT.2

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. [S52] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, compiler, The Ricker Compilation of Vital Records of Early Connecticut (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2006).