Marcus Linsley Ball1

M, #35226, b. 13 February 1917, d. 3 January 1973
     Marcus Linsley Ball was born on 13 February 1917 at Lestershire Heights, near Binghamton, Broome Co., NY.1 He was the son of George Edward Ball and Maude Hazel Opdyke.2 Marcus Linsley Ball died on 3 January 1973 at Johnson City, Broome Co., NY, at age 55.3 He was buried at Vestal Park Cemetery, Vestal, Broome Co., NY.3
     Marcus Linsley Ball was also known as Giggs.3 From an obituary in "The Binghamton Press", Binghamton NY: Marcus L. Ball, 55, of 2805 Owego Road, Vestal, died at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Johnson City. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Audrey Ball, Vestal; one daughter, Miss Lucile Ball, Vestal; two brothers, Otto Ball, Binghamton and Pershing Ball, Pine City, NY; two sisters, Mrs. Kenneth (Hope) Hickling, Vestal, and Joan Martinek, West Corners, NY; and several nieces and nephews. He was a member of the Vestal Center United Methodist Church. The funeral and committal services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the J.B. Rice funeral Home, 150 Main St., Johnson City. The Rev. Robert Webster, pastor of the Vestal Center United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Vestal Memorial Park Cemetery, Vestal.4

Child of Marcus Linsley Ball and Geraldine Audrey Hubley

Citations

  1. [S723] Descendants of George E. Ball and Maude Hazel Opdyke, George E. Ball and Maude Hazel Opdyke Family Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); present owner: Lennox and Addington Historical Society, Napanee, Ontario, Canada.
  2. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.
  3. [S726] Charles Spence, "Eli Ball Descendants - email 03," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 19 March 2009.
  4. [S757] Lisa Mansfield, "Ball" surname forum posting 1012012883: "Re: Ball-Canada, and Upstate NY-help??", listserve message to http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/BALL/2002-01/1012012883, 25 January 2002.

Otto Douglas Ball1

M, #35227, b. 13 May 1915, d. 27 October 1977
     Otto Douglas Ball was born on 13 May 1915 at Lestershire Heights, near Binghamton, Broome Co., NY.2 He was the son of George Edward Ball and Maude Hazel Opdyke.1 Otto Douglas Ball died on 27 October 1977 at Endicott, Broome Co., NY, at age 62.3 He was buried at Vestal Park Cemetery, Vestal, Broome Co., NY.3
     Otto Douglas Ball was also known as Pete.3 From an obituary: Otto ("Pete") D. Ball, 62, of Day Hollow Rd., Endicott, died Wednesday evening at Ideal Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Eileen Ball, Binghamton; one daughter, Mrs. Paul (Debra) Whiting, Binghamton; one brother, Pershing Ball, Pine City, N.Y; two sisters, Joan Martinek, Endicott; Mrs. Hope Hickling, Port Crane; one grand-son, several nieces and nephews. He was a retired stone mason. Burial in Vestal Cemetery, at the convenience of the family.4

Child of Otto Douglas Ball and Eileen Urda

Citations

  1. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.
  2. [S723] Descendants of George E. Ball and Maude Hazel Opdyke, George E. Ball and Maude Hazel Opdyke Family Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); present owner: Lennox and Addington Historical Society, Napanee, Ontario, Canada.
  3. [S726] Charles Spence, "Eli Ball Descendants - email 03," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 19 March 2009.
  4. [S769] Charles Spence, "Obituaries - email 05," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 9 April 2009.

Pershing VanBuren Ball1

M, #35228, b. 5 March 1918, d. October 1991
     Pershing VanBuren Ball was born on 5 March 1918 at Johnson City, Broome Co., NY.2 He was the son of George Edward Ball and Maude Hazel Opdyke.1 Pershing VanBuren Ball died in October 1991 at age 73; SSDI lists last residence as Pine City, Chemung Co., NY.3

Child of Pershing VanBuren Ball and Erma Mary Hayes

Citations

  1. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.
  2. [S723] Descendants of George E. Ball and Maude Hazel Opdyke, George E. Ball and Maude Hazel Opdyke Family Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); present owner: Lennox and Addington Historical Society, Napanee, Ontario, Canada.
  3. [S21] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index, accessed on-line through www.Ancestry.com.

Joan Olive Ball1

F, #35229, b. 18 March 1919, d. 16 October 1984
     Joan Olive Ball was born on 18 March 1919 at Vestal, Broome Co., NY.2 She was the daughter of George Edward Ball and Maude Hazel Opdyke.1 Joan Olive Ball married Frank M. Martinek.1 Joan Olive Ball died on 16 October 1984 at Endicott, Broome Co., NY, at age 65.3 She was buried at Vestal Park Cemetery, Vestal, Broome Co., NY.3
     Comment by DGB: The data strongly suggests that Joan Ball and Frank Martinek divorced before 1962. End of comment. From an obituary in "The Evening Press" of Binghamton NY: Joan O. Martinek, age 65, of R.D. 2, Endicott, N.Y., died Tuesday evening in Endicott. She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Frank and Billie Martinek, Vestal; two grandchildren; one brother, Pete Ball, Elmira; one sister, Hope Hickling, Port Crane; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Sandra Champion, Endicott. Burial will be in Vestal Park Cemetery.4

Child of Joan Olive Ball and Frank M. Martinek

Citations

  1. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.
  2. [S723] Descendants of George E. Ball and Maude Hazel Opdyke, George E. Ball and Maude Hazel Opdyke Family Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); present owner: Lennox and Addington Historical Society, Napanee, Ontario, Canada.
  3. [S726] Charles Spence, "Eli Ball Descendants - email 03," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 19 March 2009.
  4. [S769] Charles Spence, "Obituaries - email 05," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 9 April 2009.

Hope Alice Ball1

F, #35230, b. 25 July 1923, d. 24 May 1995
Hope Alice Ball
b. 1923 Vestal NY
d. 1995 Port Crane NY
     Hope Alice Ball was born on 25 July 1923 at Vestal, Broome Co., NY.1 She was the daughter of George Edward Ball and Maude Hazel Opdyke.1 Hope Alice Ball married Stanley Howard Eldred, son of Roy E. Eldred and Cordelia Cragle, on 8 November 1941 at Union Center, Broome Co., NY.2 Hope Alice Ball and Stanley Howard Eldred were divorced.2 Hope Alice Ball married Kenneth Raymond Hickling, son of Clarence Edwin Hickling and Leona Truesdell, on 20 October 1949.2 Hope Alice Ball died on 24 May 1995 at Port Crane, Broome Co., NY, at age 71.3 She was buried on 27 May 1995 at Chenango Valley Cemetery, Hillcrest, Broome Co., NY.3
     Hope Alice Ball also went by the name of Sparky.2      Photo courtesy of Charles Spence of Port Crane NY.

Child of Hope Alice Ball and Stanley Howard Eldred

Citations

  1. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.
  2. [S753] Charles Spence, "More Ball Family Info - email 04," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 3 April 2009.
  3. [S726] Charles Spence, "Eli Ball Descendants - email 03," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 19 March 2009.

Kenneth Raymond Hickling1

M, #35231, b. 20 October 1921, d. March 1974
Kenneth Raymond Hickling
b. 1921 Windsor NY
d. 1974 Vestal NY
     Kenneth Raymond Hickling was born on 20 October 1921 at Windsor, Broome Co., NY.1 He was the son of Clarence Edwin Hickling and Leona Truesdell.2 Kenneth Raymond Hickling married Hope Alice Ball, daughter of George Edward Ball and Maude Hazel Opdyke, on 20 October 1949.2 Kenneth Raymond Hickling died in March 1974 at age 52; SSDI lists last residence as Vestal, Broome Co., NY.3 He was buried at Chenango Valley Cemetery, Hillcrest, Broome Co., NY.2
     Photo courtesy of Charles Spence of Port Crane NY.

Citations

  1. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.
  2. [S753] Charles Spence, "More Ball Family Info - email 04," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 3 April 2009.
  3. [S21] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index, accessed on-line through www.Ancestry.com.

Roy E. Eldred1

M, #35232
     Roy E. Eldred married Cordelia Cragle.1

Child of Roy E. Eldred and Cordelia Cragle

Citations

  1. [S753] Charles Spence, "More Ball Family Info - email 04," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 3 April 2009.

Olna May Deming1

F, #35233, b. 8 October 1905, d. 26 September 1987
Olna May Deming
b. 1905 Milford NY
d. 1987 Broome Co. NY
[left photo circa 1936 / right photo circa 1955]
     Olna May Deming was born on 8 October 1905 at Milford, Otsego Co., NY.1,2 She was the daughter of Orlow Deming and Cora Curry.3 Olna May Deming married George Louis Gustine Ball, son of George Edward Ball and Maude Hazel Opdyke, on 18 October 1923.1 Olna May Deming died on 26 September 1987 at Broome Co., NY, at age 81; SSDI lists last residence as Binghamton, Broome Co., NY.2,4 She was buried at Vestal Hills Memorial Park, Vestal, Broome Co., NY.4
     From an obituary: Mrs. Olna M. Ball, 81, formerly of Johnson City, died Saturday, September 26, 1987 at Memorial Hospital. She is survived by one son, George O. Ball, Seattle, Wash; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, George L. Ball, and two sons, Leland L. Ball and C. Edward Ball. Entombment will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park.4      Left photo courtesy of Charles Spence of Port Crane NY and right photo courtesy of Lisa Mansfield of Newman Lake WA.

Census, Occupation & Residence

1985Binghamton, Broome Co., NY4

Children of Olna May Deming and George Louis Gustine Ball

Citations

  1. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.
  2. [S21] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index, accessed on-line through www.Ancestry.com.
  3. [S757] Lisa Mansfield, "Ball" surname forum posting 1012012883: "Re: Ball-Canada, and Upstate NY-help??", listserve message to http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/BALL/2002-01/1012012883, 25 January 2002.
  4. [S770] Charles Spence, "More Obituaries - email 06," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 9 April 2009.

Leland Louis Ball1

M, #35234, b. 8 November 1924, d. July 1985
     Leland Louis Ball was born on 8 November 1924 at Johnson City, Broome Co., NY.1 He was the son of George Louis Gustine Ball and Olna May Deming.1 Leland Louis Ball married Laura Jean Parsons.2 Leland Louis Ball died in July 1985 at Binghamton, Broome Co., NY, at age 60.2 He was buried at Vestal Hills Memorial Park, Vestal, Broome Co., NY.3
     From an obituary: Leland Ball, 59, of Box 55, Pennsylvania Ave., Binghamton, died Thursday evening at his residence after a long illness. He is survived by his wife, Laura Ball; two daughters, Judy Tomic, Smithsfiled, Utah, and Bobbie Ball, Binghamton; a son, Orlow Ball, Albany, Ga; his mother, Olna Ball, Binghamton; a brother, George Ball, Seattle Wash; one granddaughter; and two grandsons. He was a member of the Widsor Lodge F & A.M. #442. An employeee of the Binghamton Psychiatric Center for over 27 years. A veteran of WW II. Burial will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park.3

Children of Leland Louis Ball and Laura Jean Parsons

Citations

  1. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.
  2. [S757] Lisa Mansfield, "Ball" surname forum posting 1012012883: "Re: Ball-Canada, and Upstate NY-help??", listserve message to http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/BALL/2002-01/1012012883, 25 January 2002.
  3. [S770] Charles Spence, "More Obituaries - email 06," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 9 April 2009.

Laura Jean Parsons1

F, #35235, b. 26 September 1927, d. 8 February 2003
     Laura Jean Parsons was born on 26 September 1927.2 She married Leland Louis Ball, son of George Louis Gustine Ball and Olna May Deming.3 Laura Jean Parsons died on 8 February 2003 at Broome Co., NY, at age 75; SSDI lists last residence as Binghamton, Broome Co., NY.1,2 She was buried at Shawsville Cemetery, Conklin, Broome Co., NY.1
     From an obituary: Laura Jean Parson Ball, 75, passed away Saturday morning, February 8th, 2003. She was predeceased by her husband of 37 years, Leland L. Ball. Laura is survived by, son and daughter-in-law, Orlow and Barbara Ball, Augusta, GA, daughters, Judy Barton, Webster, N.Y. and Bobbie Rodrigues, Wolworth, N.Y. Laura leaves behind her grandsons, Troy, Christopher and Scott Ball and granddaughters, Candace and Leslie Ann Tomic and Paige Barton, as well as a brother and sister-in-law, Barney and Midge Kelsey, Conklin, N.Y., sisters-in-law, Arleta Tripp and Bee Ball; nephews, Gary Tripp, William Tripp, Michael Kelsey, Jim Kelsey and their families. Laura was most recently a resident of Harpursville, N.Y. Interment will be at Shawsville Cemetery, Conklin.1

Children of Laura Jean Parsons and Leland Louis Ball

Citations

  1. [S770] Charles Spence, "More Obituaries - email 06," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 9 April 2009.
  2. [S21] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index, accessed on-line through www.Ancestry.com.
  3. [S757] Lisa Mansfield, "Ball" surname forum posting 1012012883: "Re: Ball-Canada, and Upstate NY-help??", listserve message to http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/BALL/2002-01/1012012883, 25 January 2002.
  4. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.

Orlow Ball1

M, #35236
     Orlow Ball is the son of Leland Louis Ball and Laura Jean Parsons.2

Citations

  1. [S770] Charles Spence, "More Obituaries - email 06," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 9 April 2009.
  2. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.

Clifton Edward Ball1

M, #35237, b. 4 June 1927, d. 15 January 1967
     Clifton Edward Ball was born on 4 June 1927 at Johnson City, Broome Co., NY.1 He was the son of George Louis Gustine Ball and Olna May Deming.1 Clifton Edward Ball died on 15 January 1967 at Binghamton, Broome Co., NY, at age 39.2,3 He was buried at Vestal Hills Memorial Park, Vestal, Broome Co., NY.3
     From an obituary in "The Evening Press" of Binghamton NY: Clifton E. Ball, 40, RD 2 Binghamton, died Saturday evening as a result of an automobile accident on the Vestal Parkway. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Birget Ball; a daughter, Julie Ann Ball; two sons, Ronald and Larry Ball, all of RD 2 Binghamton; his mother, Mrs. Olna Ball, Johnson City; two brothers, George Ball, California and Leland Ball, RD 2 Binghamton; also several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He served in the Marine Corps during World War 2. Burial will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park.3

Children of Clifton Edward Ball and Birget Hilde Schleimann

Citations

  1. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.
  2. [S757] Lisa Mansfield, "Ball" surname forum posting 1012012883: "Re: Ball-Canada, and Upstate NY-help??", listserve message to http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/BALL/2002-01/1012012883, 25 January 2002.
  3. [S770] Charles Spence, "More Obituaries - email 06," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 9 April 2009.

George Orlow Ball1

M, #35238, b. 8 August 1930, d. 11 December 1988
George Orlow Ball
b. 1930 Johnson City NY
d. 1988 Spokane WA
[left photo 1949]
     George Orlow Ball was born on 8 August 1930 at Johnson City, Broome Co., NY.1 He was the son of George Louis Gustine Ball and Olna May Deming.2 George Orlow Ball married Vivian Elaine Watts, daughter of J. Ernest Watts and Lucy (????).2 George Orlow Ball and Vivian Elaine Watts were divorced in July 1958 at Broome Co., NY.3 George Orlow Ball died on 11 December 1988 at Spokane, Spokane Co., WA, at age 58.4 He was buried at North Pines Cemetery, Spokane, Spokane Co., WA.4
     Comment by DGB: The data in the obituary for George Orlow Ball is confusing in terms of identifying whether he had married a forth time (i.e., JoAnne Ball in the obituary) or whether one of the three wives listed here has an incorrect name. It is also not clear which children in the obituary were his and which were step-children. End of comment. George O. Ball, 58, of Liberty Lake, Washington, formerly of Johnson City, died Sunday, December 11, 1988. He was predeceased by his parents, George L. and Olna Ball. He is survived by his wife, JoAnne Ball, Liberty Lake, Wa; son, G. Randy Ball, Binghamton; step son and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Strong, Newman Lake, Wa; two daughters, Mrs. James Mansfield, newman Lake, Wa; Ms. Sherri Gales, Otis Orchard, Wa; a grandson, Ryan Gales, Otis Orchard, Wa.5      Photos courtesy of Lisa Mansfield of Newman Lake WA.

Child of George Orlow Ball and Charlotte Gonciasz

Child of George Orlow Ball and Vivian Elaine Watts

Citations

  1. [S757] Lisa Mansfield, "Ball" surname forum posting 1012012883: "Re: Ball-Canada, and Upstate NY-help??", listserve message to http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/BALL/2002-01/1012012883, 25 January 2002.
  2. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.
  3. [S931] Charles Spence, "George Orlow Ball Marriages - email 08," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 14 August 2009.
  4. [S758] Lisa Mansfield, "Treasures From Our Basements," database made available on-line courtesy of Lisa Mansfield, http://members.tripod.com/gonciasz-family/id15.htm, database put on-line 29 March 2003.
  5. [S770] Charles Spence, "More Obituaries - email 06," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 9 April 2009.

Vivian Elaine Watts1

F, #35239, b. 27 November 1927, d. 25 January 1999
Vivian Elaine Watts
b. 1927 Endicott NY
d. 1999 Johnson City NY
     Vivian Elaine Watts was born on 27 November 1927 at Endicott, Broome Co., NY.1 She was the daughter of J. Ernest Watts and Lucy (????)2 Vivian Elaine Watts married George Orlow Ball, son of George Louis Gustine Ball and Olna May Deming.1 Vivian Elaine Watts and George Orlow Ball were divorced in July 1958 at Broome Co., NY.3 Vivian Elaine Watts died on 25 January 1999 at Johnson City, Broome Co., NY, at age 71.2
     From an obituary: Vivian E. (Watts) Ball, 70, of Vestal died Monday morning, January 25, 1999 at Wilson Memorial Hospital. She was predeceased by her parents, J. Ernest and Lucy Watts; a brother James Watts, Jr. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, William and Philomena Watts, Vestal, Randy and Debby Ball, Great Bend, Pa; grandchildren Scott and Shannon Watts, David Dunning, Amy Valerio, Nicole Ball, Andrew and Kevin Potter; two great grandsons, Jordyn Watts and Nicholas Dunning; four sisters, Leona and Frank Haus, Shirley Watts, MaryLu Baird and Barbara Cook; a brother, Jack Watts; and a sister-in-law, Peggy Watts; also several nieces and nephews; two special friends, Jackie Evans and Joanie Covert. She was a 30 year employee of the Singer Link Division. Burial will be in Vestal Hills Memorial Park.2      Photo from an unknown newspaper obituary.

Child of Vivian Elaine Watts

Child of Vivian Elaine Watts and George Orlow Ball

Citations

  1. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.
  2. [S770] Charles Spence, "More Obituaries - email 06," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 9 April 2009.
  3. [S931] Charles Spence, "George Orlow Ball Marriages - email 08," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 14 August 2009.

Geraldine Audrey Hubley1

F, #35240

Child of Geraldine Audrey Hubley and Marcus Linsley Ball

Citations

  1. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.
  2. [S757] Lisa Mansfield, "Ball" surname forum posting 1012012883: "Re: Ball-Canada, and Upstate NY-help??", listserve message to http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/BALL/2002-01/1012012883, 25 January 2002.

Eileen Urda1

F, #35241

Child of Eileen Urda and Otto Douglas Ball

Citations

  1. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.

Debra Ball1

F, #35242
     Debra Ball is the daughter of Otto Douglas Ball and Eileen Urda.2

Child of Debra Ball and Paul Whiting

Citations

  1. [S769] Charles Spence, "Obituaries - email 05," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 9 April 2009.
  2. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.

Erma Mary Hayes1

F, #35243

Child of Erma Mary Hayes and Pershing VanBuren Ball

Citations

  1. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.

(son) Ball1

M, #35244
     (son) Ball is the son of Pershing VanBuren Ball and Erma Mary Hayes.1

Citations

  1. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.

Frank M. Martinek1

M, #35245, b. 9 August 1919, d. 4 February 1989
     Frank M. Martinek was born on 9 August 1919.2 He married Joan Olive Ball, daughter of George Edward Ball and Maude Hazel Opdyke.1 Frank M. Martinek died on 4 February 1989 at Vestal, Broome Co., NY, at age 69.3 He was buried at Maine Village Cemetery, Maine, Broome Co., NY.2
     Comment by DGB: The data strongly suggests that Joan Ball and Frank Martinek divorced before 1962. End of comment. From an obituary: Frank M. Martinek, age 69, of 317 Meaker Rd., Vestal died unexpectedly at his residence, Saturday, February 4, 1989 at 11 a.m. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Rita J. Martinek, Vestal; four daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Paul Karika, Whitney Point, NY, Shelley and Steven Yarwood, Brackney, Pa., Melody and Gregory McGuire, Ithaca, NY, Penney and Richard Cady, Apalachin; two sons, Kevin Landon, Newark Valley, Craig Landon, Vestal; 19 grandchildren; several nephews; neices and cousins. He was predeceased by his son, Frank G. Martinek. He was a member of the first Presbyterian Church, Endicott; a retired Rural Mail Carrier for the Town of Vestal for over 32 years; a veteran of WWII serving in the United States Navy; a member of NRA; a member of the Kickapoo Tribe #236 Improved Order of Red Men of Vestal Center and an avid sportsman. Burial will be later in Maine Cemetery, Maine, NY.3

Child of Frank M. Martinek and Joan Olive Ball

Citations

  1. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.
  2. [S771] Carol Austin, "Descendants of Aaron Milleman," database made available on-line courtesy of Carol Austin, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=milleman&id=I40124, database put on-line 31 October 2008.
  3. [S770] Charles Spence, "More Obituaries - email 06," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 9 April 2009.

Frank G. Martinek1

M, #35246, b. circa 1944, d. 27 September 1988
     Frank G. Martinek was born circa 1944.1 He was the son of Frank M. Martinek and Joan Olive Ball.2 Frank G. Martinek died on 27 September 1988 at Vestal, Broome Co., NY.1
     From an obituary: Frank G. Martinek, 44, of 1100 Main St., Vestal, died Tuesday, Deptember 27, 1988 at his residence. He was predeceased by his mother, Joan (Ball) Martinek. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Billie J. Martinek, Vestal; one daughter, Riel Joy Martinek; one son, Joseph Frank Martinek; both of Vestal. His father and step mother, Frank and Rita Martinek, Vestal; his step-sisters and step-brothers, Brenda Karika, Whitney Point, Kevin Landon, Newark Valley, Craig Landon, Vestal, Shelley Yarwood, Brackney, Pa., Melody McGuire, Ithaca, Penney Cady, Apalachin; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was an employee of the Vestal Post Office; a member of the N.R.A; a veteran of the Viet Nam Conflict and a member of the Army Corps of Engineers, Binghamton Reserve Unit, a member of the D.A.V. He was also a member of the National Taxidermy Association. He was an avid sportsman, fisherman and hunter.1

Children of Frank G. Martinek and Billie J. (????)

Citations

  1. [S770] Charles Spence, "More Obituaries - email 06," e-mail message from Charles Spence (Port Crane NY) to David G. Ball, 9 April 2009.
  2. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.

John A. Opdyke1

M, #35247
     John A. Opdyke married Ella Isabelle Gillespie.1

Child of John A. Opdyke and Ella Isabelle Gillespie

Citations

  1. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.

Ella Isabelle Gillespie1

F, #35248
     Ella Isabelle Gillespie married John A. Opdyke.2

Child of Ella Isabelle Gillespie and John A. Opdyke

Citations

  1. [S723] Descendants of George E. Ball and Maude Hazel Opdyke, George E. Ball and Maude Hazel Opdyke Family Bible (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date); present owner: Lennox and Addington Historical Society, Napanee, Ontario, Canada.
  2. [S513] George Fisher, "George and Anne Fisher 1282001," database made available on-line courtesy of George Fisher, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=:1808936&id=I05460, database put on-line 8 December 2001.

Cheryl Lee Kimmens1

F, #35249
     Cheryl Lee Kimmens is the daughter of Harold Raymond Kimmens and Shirley Mae Knupp.1

Child of Cheryl Lee Kimmens and Glenn Arthur Davis

Citations

  1. [S516] Arthur Franke, James Ball Descendants (Family Tree Maker file), n.p., 9 July 2008.

Benjamin Glenn Davis1

M, #35250
     Benjamin Glenn Davis is the son of Glenn Arthur Davis and Cheryl Lee Kimmens.1

Citations

  1. [S516] Arthur Franke, James Ball Descendants (Family Tree Maker file), n.p., 9 July 2008.