Davis W. Ball1

M, #39926, b. 19 April 1825, d. 14 July 1916
Davis W. Ball
b. 1825 Butler Co. OH
d. 1916 Hamilton MI
[photo 1895]
     Davis W. Ball was born on 19 April 1825 at Butler Co., OH.1 He was the son of Stephen Ball and Susan Berry.1 Davis W. Ball married Catherine D. Clark, daughter of Stephen Clark and Betsy (????), on 4 April 1850 at Cass Co., MI.2 Davis W. Ball married Mary Evelyn Earle, daughter of Henry Earle and Lovina H. Weede, on 22 November 1860 at Decatur, Van Buren Co., MI.2 Davis W. Ball died on 14 July 1916 at Hamilton, Allegan Co., MI, at age 91.1 He was buried at Crane Cemetery, Volinia, Cass Co., MI.2
     He enlisted in the Mexican War and went to Vera Cruz under General Winfield Scott between 1847 and 1848.2 From an obituary in the "Dowagiac Daily News": Davis Ball passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Dine in Hamilton Township yesterday afternoon at about three o'clock, aged past 92 years and by his passing one of the few surviving heroes of the Mexican War has gone to his reward. Davis Ball was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephan Ball, pioneer settlers in Volinia Township [an error; it was Wayne Township], their farm being located in the northwest corner of the township and until a few years ago still remaining in the possession of the son, Davis. When a boy Davis went back to his old home in Ohio and there at the age of 20 years he enlisted as a private to serve in the war with Mexico. He followed the fortunes of his regiment through all the stirring and dangerous battles of that period, marching with his regiment to the walls of Mexico City and staying all through the war until the Mexican general, Santa Ana, capitulated and acknowledged defeat. Those were times of peril to the soldiers of the United States, and times of hardship as well. They were in a strange country, cut off completely from help if overwhelmed by numbers, and poorly provisioned. Santa Ana was an inveterate foe of the Americans, and his orders were to spare the lives of none. Mr Ball's life after his return from the war was a quiet one, he seldom alluded to his services as a soldier. He was a good citizen and a good man. He was a good husband and a good father, and his declining years were passed free from care, thanks to the affection of his children. His funeral will be held at Wayne Chapel Sunday afternoon at two o'clock, with burial in the Crane Cemetery.2      Photo courtesy of Catherine Tiller.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

4 October 1850Wayne, Cass Co., MI"Davis W." age 25, b. OH, farmer, with wife Catherine; living with parents, etc.4
7 July 1860Wayne, Cass Co., MI"Davis W." age 35, b. OH, farmer5
22 July 1870Wayne, Cass Co., MI"Davis W." age 45, b. OH, with second wife Mary and children Sylvester, Clement, Helen, Delilah, and Orlando6
1 June 1880Volinia, Cass Co., MI"Davis" age 55, b. OH, farmer, with second wife Mary and children Sylvester, Clement, Helen, Delilah, Orlando, Susan, Asa, Eunice and Ira7

Children of Davis W. Ball and Mary Evelyn Earle

Citations

  1. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).
  2. [S843] Davis F Ball, The Davis Ball (1758-1819) Family from Ed Ball of New Jersey (1642-1724) to the Present (FTM file), San Antonio TX, 23 May 2009.
  3. [S2151] Catherine Tiller, "Eldridge Jesse Haynes," database made available on-line courtesy of Catherine Tiller, http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/5972645/person/-1366077227, database viewed November 2013.
  4. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Wayne, Cass Co., MI, p. 741 (stamped 372).
  5. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Wayne, Cass Co., MI, p. 98.
  6. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Wayne, Cass Co., MI, p. 15 (stamped 273).
  7. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Volinia, Cass Co., MI, ED 76, p. 2 (back of stamped 596).

Mercy L. (????)1

F, #39927, b. March 1823, d. 13 May 1848
     Mercy L. (????) was born in March 1823 at OH.1 She married Hilburn Joseph Allee circa 1843.1 Mercy L. (????) died on 13 May 1848 at Cassopolis, Cass Co., MI, at age 25.1

Children of Mercy L. (????) and Hilburn Joseph Allee

Citations

  1. [S844] Lucy Custard, "Michael Hinkle's Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Lucy Custard, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=lucycustard&id=I1493, database put on-line 5 April 2008.

Angeline Stright1

F, #39928
     Angeline Stright married Manning Allee, son of Hilburn Joseph Allee and Mercy L. (????), on 20 September 1866 at Harrison Co., IA.1

Citations

  1. [S844] Lucy Custard, "Michael Hinkle's Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Lucy Custard, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=lucycustard&id=I1493, database put on-line 5 April 2008.

Alma Ball1

F, #39929, b. 7 September 1881, d. 4 August 1971
Alma Ball
b. 1881 Wayne MI
d. 1971
[photo 1895]
     Alma Ball was born on 7 September 1881 at Wayne, Cass Co., MI.1 She was the daughter of Davis W. Ball and Mary Evelyn Earle.1 Alma Ball married Claude Gray, son of Enoch Gray and Almelia Kinney, on 8 October 1905.2 Alma Ball died on 4 August 1971 at age 89.1
     Photo courtesy of Catherine Tiller.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

8 June 1900Union, Laclede Co., MO"Alma" age 18, b. MI, with mother, etc.4

Children of Alma Ball and Claude Gray

Citations

  1. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).
  2. [S843] Davis F Ball, The Davis Ball (1758-1819) Family from Ed Ball of New Jersey (1642-1724) to the Present (FTM file), San Antonio TX, 23 May 2009.
  3. [S2151] Catherine Tiller, "Eldridge Jesse Haynes," database made available on-line courtesy of Catherine Tiller, http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/5972645/person/-1366077227, database viewed November 2013.
  4. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Union, Laclede Co., MO, ED 71, Sheet 7B (back of stamped 293).

Laura Allee1

F, #39930, b. circa 1846
     Laura Allee was born circa 1846 at MI.2 She was the daughter of Hilburn Joseph Allee and Mercy L. (????)1 Laura Allee married Lemuel Kingsbury on 22 November 1865 at Harrison Co., IA.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

27 August 1850LaGrange, Cass Co., MI"Laura" age 4, b. MI, with father, etc.2

Citations

  1. [S844] Lucy Custard, "Michael Hinkle's Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Lucy Custard, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=lucycustard&id=I1493, database put on-line 5 April 2008.
  2. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, LaGrange, Cass Co., MI, p. 627 (stamped 315).

Lemuel Kingsbury1

M, #39931
     Lemuel Kingsbury married Laura Allee, daughter of Hilburn Joseph Allee and Mercy L. (????), on 22 November 1865 at Harrison Co., IA.1

Citations

  1. [S844] Lucy Custard, "Michael Hinkle's Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Lucy Custard, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=lucycustard&id=I1493, database put on-line 5 April 2008.

Grace Huff1

F, #39932

Citations

  1. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).

Elizabeth Sheline1

F, #39933, b. March 1881, d. 1957
     Elizabeth Sheline was born in March 1881 at MI.2 She was the daughter of John Sheline and Margaret Rapp.3 Elizabeth Sheline married Earl E. Ball, son of Orlando Ball and Sarah Melissa Lillie.1 Elizabeth Sheline and Earl E. Ball were divorced.3 Elizabeth Sheline died in 1957.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

12 June 1900Dowagiac, Cass Co., MI"Elizabeth" age 19, b. MI, with parents, etc.2

Citations

  1. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).
  2. [S12] 1900 (June 1) U.S. Census, Dowagiac, Cass Co., MI, ED 87, Sheet 6B (back of stamped 48).
  3. [S843] Davis F Ball, The Davis Ball (1758-1819) Family from Ed Ball of New Jersey (1642-1724) to the Present (FTM file), San Antonio TX, 23 May 2009.

Edith Alice Ball1

F, #39934, b. 10 September 1915
     Edith Alice Ball was born on 10 September 1915 at Maple Grove, Berry Co., MI.1 She was the daughter of George D. Ball and Ferne Lorraine Harding.2

Citations

  1. [S843] Davis F Ball, The Davis Ball (1758-1819) Family from Ed Ball of New Jersey (1642-1724) to the Present (FTM file), San Antonio TX, 23 May 2009.
  2. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).

Eugene Harvey Ball1

M, #39935
     Eugene Harvey Ball is the son of George D. Ball and Ferne Lorraine Harding.2

Citations

  1. [S843] Davis F Ball, The Davis Ball (1758-1819) Family from Ed Ball of New Jersey (1642-1724) to the Present (FTM file), San Antonio TX, 23 May 2009.
  2. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).

Keith Howard Ball1

M, #39936, b. 8 April 1921, d. 9 November 1971
     Keith Howard Ball was born on 8 April 1921 at Wayne, Cass Co., MI.1 He was the son of George D. Ball and Ferne Lorraine Harding.2 Keith Howard Ball died on 9 November 1971 at age 50.2

Citations

  1. [S843] Davis F Ball, The Davis Ball (1758-1819) Family from Ed Ball of New Jersey (1642-1724) to the Present (FTM file), San Antonio TX, 23 May 2009.
  2. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).

Thelma Louise Ball1

F, #39937
     Thelma Louise Ball is the daughter of George D. Ball and Ferne Lorraine Harding.2

Citations

  1. [S843] Davis F Ball, The Davis Ball (1758-1819) Family from Ed Ball of New Jersey (1642-1724) to the Present (FTM file), San Antonio TX, 23 May 2009.
  2. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).

Beatrice Ruth Ball1

F, #39938
     Beatrice Ruth Ball is the daughter of George D. Ball and Ferne Lorraine Harding.2

Citations

  1. [S843] Davis F Ball, The Davis Ball (1758-1819) Family from Ed Ball of New Jersey (1642-1724) to the Present (FTM file), San Antonio TX, 23 May 2009.
  2. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).

Nyla May Ball1

F, #39939
     Nyla May Ball is the daughter of George D. Ball and Ferne Lorraine Harding.1

Children of Nyla May Ball and Louis Cordray

Children of Nyla May Ball and Howard Strand

Citations

  1. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).
  2. [S843] Davis F Ball, The Davis Ball (1758-1819) Family from Ed Ball of New Jersey (1642-1724) to the Present (FTM file), San Antonio TX, 23 May 2009.

Neva Lucille Ball1

F, #39940
     Neva Lucille Ball is the daughter of George D. Ball and Ferne Lorraine Harding.1

Citations

  1. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).
  2. [S843] Davis F Ball, The Davis Ball (1758-1819) Family from Ed Ball of New Jersey (1642-1724) to the Present (FTM file), San Antonio TX, 23 May 2009.

Barbara S. Elsenheimer1

F, #39941
     Barbara S. Elsenheimer is the daughter of Charles Elsenheimer.2

Citations

  1. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).
  2. [S843] Davis F Ball, The Davis Ball (1758-1819) Family from Ed Ball of New Jersey (1642-1724) to the Present (FTM file), San Antonio TX, 23 May 2009.

Miner Alfred Myers1

M, #39942
     Miner Alfred Myers is the son of Miner Alfred Myers and Barbara S. Elsenheimer.1

Citations

  1. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).

Barbara Joan Myers1

F, #39943
     Barbara Joan Myers is the daughter of Miner Alfred Myers and Barbara S. Elsenheimer.1

Children of Barbara Joan Myers and Howard Sawicke

Citations

  1. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).

Virgina Lee Myers1

F, #39944
     Virgina Lee Myers is the daughter of Miner Alfred Myers and Barbara S. Elsenheimer.1

Children of Virgina Lee Myers and Douglas Clark Sias

Citations

  1. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).

Dennis Charles Myers1

M, #39945
     Dennis Charles Myers is the son of Miner Alfred Myers and Barbara S. Elsenheimer.1

Citations

  1. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).

Ruthann Rose Myers1

F, #39946
     Ruthann Rose Myers is the daughter of Miner Alfred Myers and Barbara S. Elsenheimer.1

Citations

  1. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).

Ronald Merlin Myers1

M, #39947
     Ronald Merlin Myers is the son of Miner Alfred Myers and Barbara S. Elsenheimer.1

Child of Ronald Merlin Myers and Donna Robinson

Citations

  1. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).

Robert Dean Myers1

M, #39948
     Robert Dean Myers is the son of Miner Alfred Myers and Barbara S. Elsenheimer.1

Child of Robert Dean Myers and Karen Morrison

Citations

  1. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).

Lori Lynn Myers1

F, #39949
     Lori Lynn Myers is the daughter of Miner Alfred Myers and Barbara S. Elsenheimer.1

Citations

  1. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).

Richard Charles Larson1

M, #39950

Citations

  1. [S524] Michel Metford-Platt and others, The Big gEDcom - Edward Ball of Newark New Jersey (GEDCOM), South Africa, copyright 1996-2003 by The Descendants of Edward Ball of New Jersey Group (used with permission granted 1 May 2005).