John Butler Hills1

M, #25226
     John Butler Hills married Esther Marie Meacham.1

Child of John Butler Hills and Esther Marie Meacham

Citations

  1. [S347] Letter from Orville Willard Bidwell (Manhattan, KS) to Dr. Joseph L. Druse (Lansing, MI), 8 June 2000; Personal Library of David G. Ball (North Vancouver, BC, Canada).

Esther Marie Meacham1

F, #25227
     Esther Marie Meacham married John Butler Hills.1

Child of Esther Marie Meacham and John Butler Hills

Citations

  1. [S347] Letter from Orville Willard Bidwell (Manhattan, KS) to Dr. Joseph L. Druse (Lansing, MI), 8 June 2000; Personal Library of David G. Ball (North Vancouver, BC, Canada).

Miles A. Ransom1

M, #25228
     Miles A. Ransom married Mary A. Fuller, daughter of Moses Fuller and Bede Ball, on 8 February 1898 at Alma, Gratiot Co., MI.1

Citations

  1. [S347] Letter from Orville Willard Bidwell (Manhattan, KS) to Dr. Joseph L. Druse (Lansing, MI), 8 June 2000; Personal Library of David G. Ball (North Vancouver, BC, Canada).

Henry C. Weaver1

M, #25229, b. 31 March 1844, d. 6 May 1864
     Henry C. Weaver was born on 31 March 1844 at Geneva, OH.1 He was the son of Garrett Weaver and Mary A. Fuller.1 Henry C. Weaver died on 6 May 1864 at age 20; in the Battle of the Wilderness during the Civil War.1 He was buried at National Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VA.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

18 July 1850Madison, Lake Co., OH"Henry" age 7, b. OH, with parents, etc.2
26 June 1860Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI"Henry" age 18, b. NY, with parents, etc.3

Citations

  1. [S347] Letter from Orville Willard Bidwell (Manhattan, KS) to Dr. Joseph L. Druse (Lansing, MI), 8 June 2000; Personal Library of David G. Ball (North Vancouver, BC, Canada).
  2. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Madison, Lake Co., OH, p. 243 (stamped 122).
  3. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI, p. 68.

Eugene Weaver1

M, #25230, b. 7 October 1847, d. 14 March 1878
     Eugene Weaver was born on 7 October 1847 at Madison, Lake Co., OH.1 He was the son of Garrett Weaver and Mary A. Fuller.1 Eugene Weaver died on 14 March 1878 at Vestaburg, Montcalm Co., MI, at age 30; killed by a falling tree.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

18 July 1850Madison, Lake Co., OH"Eugene" age 2, b. OH, with parents, etc.2
26 June 1860Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI"Login" age 10, b. MI, with parents, etc.3
3 June 1870Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI"Eugene" age 22, b. OH, farmer, with parents, etc.4

Citations

  1. [S347] Letter from Orville Willard Bidwell (Manhattan, KS) to Dr. Joseph L. Druse (Lansing, MI), 8 June 2000; Personal Library of David G. Ball (North Vancouver, BC, Canada).
  2. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Madison, Lake Co., OH, p. 243 (stamped 122).
  3. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI, p. 68.
  4. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI, p. 1 (stamped 1).

Ella Weaver1

F, #25231, b. 20 February 1852, d. 3 January 1863
     Ella Weaver was born on 20 February 1852 at Geneva, OH.1 She was the daughter of Garrett Weaver and Mary A. Fuller.1 Ella Weaver died on 3 January 1863 at Alma, Gratiot Co., MI, at age 10; diphtheria.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

26 June 1860Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI"Ella" age 7, b. MI, with parents, etc.2

Citations

  1. [S347] Letter from Orville Willard Bidwell (Manhattan, KS) to Dr. Joseph L. Druse (Lansing, MI), 8 June 2000; Personal Library of David G. Ball (North Vancouver, BC, Canada).
  2. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Arcada, Gratiot Co., MI, p. 68.

Myrtle (????)1

F, #25232

Citations

  1. [S347] Letter from Orville Willard Bidwell (Manhattan, KS) to Dr. Joseph L. Druse (Lansing, MI), 8 June 2000; Personal Library of David G. Ball (North Vancouver, BC, Canada).

Sam Shelt1

M, #25233

Citations

  1. [S347] Letter from Orville Willard Bidwell (Manhattan, KS) to Dr. Joseph L. Druse (Lansing, MI), 8 June 2000; Personal Library of David G. Ball (North Vancouver, BC, Canada).

(????) Ziegler1

M, #25234

Citations

  1. [S347] Letter from Orville Willard Bidwell (Manhattan, KS) to Dr. Joseph L. Druse (Lansing, MI), 8 June 2000; Personal Library of David G. Ball (North Vancouver, BC, Canada).

George Ball1

M, #25235, b. circa 1830
     George Ball was born circa 1830; possible son of Milton and Abigail based solely on the 1850 census.1 He was the son of Milton Ball and Abigail Seymour.1
     May be the same as the George (age 30, b. MA, traveling merchant) and Clara (age 33, b. CT) Ball living in Stafford, Tolland Co., CT. They are still in Stafford in 1870 and 1880 (although in 1880 George's parents are listed as b. MA, which would not be correct.)

Census, Occupation & Residence

10 September 1850Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., MA"George" age 20, b. MA, machinist. He and a possible brother Thaddeus Ball (age 23, b. MA) were living with the family of John Easland, a machinist1

Citations

  1. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., MA, p. 440 (back of stamped 220).

Fredrick Michaels1

M, #25236, b. circa 1876
     Fredrick Michaels was born circa 1876 at CT.1 He was the son of James Michaels and Madora J. Ball.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

23 June 1880North Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT"Fredrick" age 4, b. CT, with parents, etc.1

Citations

  1. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, North Canaan, Litchfield Co., CT, ED 3, p. 31 (stamped 62).

Edward H. Hall

M, #25237
     Edward H. Hall married Esther (????)

Child of Edward H. Hall and Esther (????)

Esther (????)

F, #25238
     Esther (????) married Edward H. Hall.

Child of Esther (????) and Edward H. Hall

Harvey Western Thorpe1

M, #25239, b. 5 June 1816
     Harvey Western Thorpe was born on 5 June 1816 at Sheffield, Berkshire Co., MA.1 He was the son of Hercules Western Thorpe and Judith Lamson.1 Harvey Western Thorpe married Letta Maria Ball, daughter of Sylvester Ball and Lydia Surdam, on 4 July 1842.1

Child of Harvey Western Thorpe and Letta Maria Ball

Citations

  1. [S348] Deanne Driscoll, "Samuel Chapin Family," database made available on-line courtesy of Deanne Driscoll, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=deannedriscoll&id=I43227, database put on-line 26 October 2005.
  2. [S3430] Mary Anne Jaffe, "Atkins-Jaffe Family Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Mary Anne Jaffe, https://www.ancestry.ca/family-tree/person/tree/12282064/person/133994663/facts?ssrc=, database viewed 19 Feb 2019.

Hercules Western Thorpe1

M, #25240
     Hercules Western Thorpe married Judith Lamson.1

Child of Hercules Western Thorpe and Judith Lamson

Citations

  1. [S348] Deanne Driscoll, "Samuel Chapin Family," database made available on-line courtesy of Deanne Driscoll, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=deannedriscoll&id=I43227, database put on-line 26 October 2005.

Judith Lamson1

F, #25241
     Judith Lamson married Hercules Western Thorpe.1

Child of Judith Lamson and Hercules Western Thorpe

Citations

  1. [S348] Deanne Driscoll, "Samuel Chapin Family," database made available on-line courtesy of Deanne Driscoll, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=deannedriscoll&id=I43227, database put on-line 26 October 2005.

Charles Canfield Ball1

M, #25242, b. 1 January 1830, d. 15 October 1902
     Charles Canfield Ball was born on 1 January 1830 at Lee, Berkshire Co., MA.1 He was the son of Daniel Ball and Lydia Merritt.1 Charles Canfield Ball married Martha Louise Childs, daughter of Job Childs and Isabella (????), on 20 March 1856 at Lee, Berkshire Co., MA.2 Charles Canfield Ball married Mary A. Doughty, daughter of John Doughty and Fanny (????), on 5 April 1865 at Lee, Berkshire Co., MA.3 Charles Canfield Ball died on 15 October 1902 at Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, at age 72.4 He was buried at South Lee Cemetery, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA.5

Census, Occupation & Residence

8 August 1850Lee, Berkshire Co., MA"Charles" age 21, b. MA, paper maker, with sisters Aurelia and Ann Jeanette; living with the family of Alpheus Bailey6
7 July 1860Lee, Berkshire Co., MA"Chas. C." age 29, b. MA, master finisher, with wife Martha7
9 July 1870Lee, Berkshire Co., MA"Chs. C." age 39, b. MA, superintendent for paper mill, with second wife Mary, daughter Minnie, and sister Angenette8
2 June 1880Lee, Berkshire Co., MA"Charles" age 49, b. MA, foreman of paper mill, with second wife Mary, daughter Minnie and sister Angenette9

Child of Charles Canfield Ball and Martha Louise Childs

Child of Charles Canfield Ball and Mary A. Doughty

Citations

  1. [S75] Henry Ernest Woods, editor, Vital Records of Lee, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society t the charge of the Eddy Town-Record Fund, 1903), p. 12. Hereinafter cited as VR of Lee, MA.
  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, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, vol. 99, p. 39.
  3. [S20] MA-VR 1841–1910, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, vol. 180, p. 51.
  4. [S20] MA-VR 1841–1910, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, vol. 528, p. 70.
  5. [S878] Lynn Ball, "Daniel Ball and Lydia Merritt - email 01," e-mail message from Lynn Ball (Baltimore MD) to David G. Ball, 8 August 2007.
  6. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, p. 64 (back of stamped 32).
  7. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, p. 109.
  8. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, p. 93 (stamped 413).
  9. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, ED 51, p. 4 (back of stamped 201).
  10. [S20] MA-VR 1841–1910, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, vol. 147, p. 44.

Laurietta Ball1

F, #25243, b. circa 1825, d. 10 March 1832
     Laurietta Ball was born circa 1825 at MA.1 She was the daughter of Daniel Ball and Lydia Merritt.1 Laurietta Ball died on 10 March 1832 at Lee, Berkshire Co., MA.1 She was buried at South Lee Cemetery, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA; "Loretta."2

Citations

  1. [S75] Henry Ernest Woods, editor, Vital Records of Lee, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society t the charge of the Eddy Town-Record Fund, 1903), p. 180. Hereinafter cited as VR of Lee, MA.
  2. [S901] Lynn Ball, "Daniel Ball and Lydia Merritt - email 03," e-mail message from Lynn Ball (Baltimore MD) to David G. Ball, 18 July 2009.

Martha Louise Childs1

F, #25244, b. circa 8 September 1836, d. 21 June 1861
     Martha Louise Childs was born circa 8 September 1836 at Lee, Berkshire Co., MA; age at death 24y 9m 13d.1,2 She was the daughter of Job Childs and Isabella (????)1,3 Martha Louise Childs married Charles Canfield Ball, son of Daniel Ball and Lydia Merritt, on 20 March 1856 at Lee, Berkshire Co., MA.1 Martha Louise Childs died on 21 June 1861 at South Lee, Berkshire Co., MA.2 She was buried at South Lee Cemetery, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA.4

Census, Occupation & Residence

22 August 1850Lee, Berkshire Co., MA"Martha L." age 13, b. MA, with mother, etc.3
7 July 1860Lee, Berkshire Co., MA"Martha L." age 23, b. MA, with husband5

Child of Martha Louise Childs and Charles Canfield Ball

Citations

  1. [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, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, vol. 99, p. 39.
  2. [S20] MA-VR 1841–1910, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, vol. 147, p. 44.
  3. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, p. 107 (stamped 54).
  4. [S878] Lynn Ball, "Daniel Ball and Lydia Merritt - email 01," e-mail message from Lynn Ball (Baltimore MD) to David G. Ball, 8 August 2007.
  5. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, p. 109.

Job Childs1

M, #25245
     Job Childs married Isabella (????)2

Child of Job Childs and Isabella (????)

Citations

  1. [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, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, vol. 99, p. 39.
  2. [S7] 1850 (June 1) U.S. Census, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, p. 107 (stamped 54).

Mary A. Doughty1

F, #25246, b. circa 1842, d. 1925
     Mary A. Doughty was born circa 1842 at Ireland.1,2 She was the daughter of John Doughty and Fanny (????)1 Mary A. Doughty married Charles Canfield Ball, son of Daniel Ball and Lydia Merritt, on 5 April 1865 at Lee, Berkshire Co., MA.1 Mary A. Doughty died in 1925.3 She was buried at South Lee Cemetery, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

9 July 1870Lee, Berkshire Co., MA"Mary A." age 28, b. Ireland, with husband, etc.2
2 June 1880Lee, Berkshire Co., MA"Mary A." age 36, b. Ireland, with husband, etc.4

Child of Mary A. Doughty and Charles Canfield Ball

Citations

  1. [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, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, vol. 180, p. 51.
  2. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, p. 93 (stamped 413).
  3. [S878] Lynn Ball, "Daniel Ball and Lydia Merritt - email 01," e-mail message from Lynn Ball (Baltimore MD) to David G. Ball, 8 August 2007.
  4. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, ED 51, p. 4 (back of stamped 201).

John Doughty1

M, #25247
     John Doughty married Fanny (????)1

Child of John Doughty and Fanny (????)

Citations

  1. [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, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, vol. 180, p. 51.

Fanny (????)1

F, #25248
     Fanny (????) married John Doughty.1

Child of Fanny (????) and John Doughty

Citations

  1. [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, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, vol. 180, p. 51.

Minnie E. Ball1

F, #25249, b. 2 August 1868
     Minnie E. Ball was born on 2 August 1868 at Lee, Berkshire Co., MA.2 She was the daughter of Charles Canfield Ball and Mary A. Doughty.1 Minnie E. Ball was buried at South Lee Cemetery, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

9 July 1870Lee, Berkshire Co., MA"Minnie E." age 1, b. MA, with parents1
2 June 1880Lee, Berkshire Co., MA"Minnie" age 11, b. MA, with parents4

Citations

  1. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, p. 93 (stamped 413).
  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, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, vol. 205, p. 51.
  3. [S901] Lynn Ball, "Daniel Ball and Lydia Merritt - email 03," e-mail message from Lynn Ball (Baltimore MD) to David G. Ball, 18 July 2009.
  4. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, ED 51, p. 4 (back of stamped 201).

(son) Ball1

M, #25250, b. 30 April 1861, d. 1 May 1861
     (son) Ball was born on 30 April 1861 at South Lee, Berkshire Co., MA.1 He was the son of Charles Canfield Ball and Martha Louise Childs.1 (son) Ball died on 1 May 1861 at South Lee, Berkshire Co., MA.1

Citations

  1. [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, Lee, Berkshire Co., MA, vol. 147, p. 44.