Bira S. Rockhold1

F, #25426, b. circa September 1879
     Bira S. Rockhold was born circa September 1879 at IA.1 She was the daughter of Francis Rockhold and Anna Arnold.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

13 July 1880Jefferson, Wayne Co., IA"Bira S." age 8/12, b. IA, with parents1

Citations

  1. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Jefferson, Wayne Co., IA, ED 242, p. 32 (back of stamped 328).

Samuel Harvey Mattison1

M, #25427, b. 14 February 1870, d. 29 March 1943
Samuel Harvey Mattison
b. 1870 Burlington IL
d. 1943 Genoa IL
     Samuel Harvey Mattison was born on 14 February 1870 at Burlington, Kane Co., IL.1 He married Eva Valeria Arnold, daughter of Elijah B. Arnold and Venclia Cordelia Rich, on 10 June 1899 at Boone Co., IA.2,1 Samuel Harvey Mattison died on 29 March 1943 at Genoa, DeKalb Co., IL, at age 73.1
     Photo courtesy of Christina Ferraro.1

Children of Samuel Harvey Mattison and Eva Valeria Arnold

Citations

  1. [S3536] Christina Ferraro, "Sonner/Morgan Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Christina Ferraro, https://www.ancestry.ca/family-tree/person/tree/103479519/person/192027456210/facts, database put on-line 5 Aug 2019.
  2. [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).

William Henry Ball1

M, #25428, b. 11 October 1827, d. 7 May 1907
     William Henry Ball was born on 11 October 1827 at KY.1 He married Julia Ann Arnold, daughter of William Arnold and Lavina Ball, on 16 June 1853 at Campton, Kane Co., IL.1 William Henry Ball died on 7 May 1907 at Sycamore, DeKalb Co., IL, at age 79.1
     Comment by DGB: The ancestry of William Henry Ball includes Silas Ball and Christina Brown, Benjamin Ball and Nancy Cook, William Ball and Hannah Smith, Edward Ball and Sarah Owen, and Edward Ball (c1670-1726) and Keziah Osborne. This Virginia line has been researched by others and there are differing opinions as to the last Edward's parents. End of comment.

Census, Occupation & Residence

21 July 1860Burlington, Kane Co., IL"Wm." age 33, b. KY, farmer, with wife Julia and children Edgar, Stella, and Francis2
8 July 1870Virgil, Kane Co., IL"William H." age 42, b. KY, farmer, with wife Julia and children Edgar, Stella, Francis, Clarence, Ernest and Fred3
3 June 1880Virgil, Kane Co., IL"W. H." age 53, b. KY, farmer, with wife Julia and children Ernest and Fred4

Children of William Henry Ball and Julia Ann Arnold

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, Burlington, Kane Co., IL, p. 594.
  3. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Virgil, Kane Co., IL, p. 31 (stamped 499).
  4. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Virgil, Kane Co., IL, ED 95, p. 3 (stamped 482).

Daniel Ross1

M, #25429
     Daniel Ross married Elizabeth Gilliland.1

Child of Daniel Ross and Elizabeth Gilliland

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.

Elizabeth Gilliland1

F, #25430
     Elizabeth Gilliland married Daniel Ross.1

Child of Elizabeth Gilliland and Daniel Ross

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.

Ernest Henry Ball1

M, #25431, b. 16 June 1863, d. 24 October 1933
     Ernest Henry Ball was born on 16 June 1863 at DeKalb Co., IL.2,3 He was the son of William Henry Ball and Julia Ann Arnold.1 Ernest Henry Ball married Matilda A. Barlow on 11 July 1896 at Chicago, Cook Co., IL.3 Ernest Henry Ball died on 24 October 1933 at Aurora, Kane Co., IL, at age 70.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

8 July 1870Virgil, Kane Co., IL"Ernest H." age 7, b. IL, with parents, etc.2
3 June 1880Virgil, Kane Co., IL"E. H." age 17, b. IL, with parents, etc.4

Children of Ernest Henry Ball and Matilda A. Barlow

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. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Virgil, Kane Co., IL, p. 32 (back of stamped 499).
  3. [S3536] Christina Ferraro, "Sonner/Morgan Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Christina Ferraro, https://www.ancestry.ca/family-tree/person/tree/103479519/person/192027456210/facts, database put on-line 5 Aug 2019.
  4. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Virgil, Kane Co., IL, ED 95, p. 3 (stamped 482).

Matilda A. Barlow1

F, #25432, b. 24 November 1868, d. 17 May 1943
     Matilda A. Barlow was born on 24 November 1868 at Aurora, DuPage Co., IL.1 She married Ernest Henry Ball, son of William Henry Ball and Julia Ann Arnold, on 11 July 1896 at Chicago, Cook Co., IL.1 Matilda A. Barlow died on 17 May 1943 at Aurora, DuPage Co., IL, at age 74.1

Children of Matilda A. Barlow and Ernest Henry Ball

Citations

  1. [S3536] Christina Ferraro, "Sonner/Morgan Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Christina Ferraro, https://www.ancestry.ca/family-tree/person/tree/103479519/person/192027456210/facts, database put on-line 5 Aug 2019.

Stella Harriet Ball1

F, #25433, b. circa 1856
     Stella Harriet Ball was born circa 1856 at IL.2 She was the daughter of William Henry Ball and Julia Ann Arnold.1 Stella Harriet Ball married Edgar Ambrose Wells circa 1879.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

21 July 1860Burlington, Kane Co., IL"Stella" age 4, b. IL, with parents, etc.2
8 July 1870Virgil, Kane Co., IL"Stella H." age 14, b. IL, with parents, etc.3
7 June 1880Town 11, York Co., NE"Stella" age 24, b. IL, with husband4

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, Burlington, Kane Co., IL, p. 594.
  3. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Virgil, Kane Co., IL, p. 31 (stamped 499).
  4. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Town 11, York Co., NE, ED 122, p. 1 (stamped 444).

Edgar Ambrose Wells1

M, #25434, b. circa 1855
     Edgar Ambrose Wells was born circa 1855 at NY.2 He married Stella Harriet Ball, daughter of William Henry Ball and Julia Ann Arnold, circa 1879.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

7 June 1880Town 11, York Co., NE"Edgar" age 25, b. NY, farmer, with wife Stella2

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. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Town 11, York Co., NE, ED 122, p. 1 (stamped 444).

Edgar Garretson Ball1

M, #25435, b. circa 1854, d. 10 January 1928
     Edgar Garretson Ball was born circa 1854 at IL.2 He was the son of William Henry Ball and Julia Ann Arnold.1 Edgar Garretson Ball married Frances E. Doty on 23 June 1880 at Kane Co., IL.3 Edgar Garretson Ball died on 10 January 1928 at Los Angeles Co., CA.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

21 July 1860Burlington, Kane Co., IL"Edgar" age 6, b. IL, with parents, etc.2
8 July 1870Virgil, Kane Co., IL"Edgar G." age 15, b. IL, with parents, etc.4
24 June 1880Hampshire, Kane Co., IL"E. G." age 24, b. IL, clerk in a store, boarding with the family of Willis Hathaway5

Children of Edgar Garretson Ball and Frances E. Doty

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, Burlington, Kane Co., IL, p. 594.
  3. [S3536] Christina Ferraro, "Sonner/Morgan Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Christina Ferraro, https://www.ancestry.ca/family-tree/person/tree/103479519/person/192027456210/facts, database put on-line 5 Aug 2019.
  4. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Virgil, Kane Co., IL, p. 31 (stamped 499).
  5. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Hampshire, Kane Co., IL, ED 88, p. 3 (stamped 392).

Frances E. Doty1,2

F, #25436, b. March 1861
     Frances E. Doty was born in March 1861 at IL.2 She married Edgar Garretson Ball, son of William Henry Ball and Julia Ann Arnold, on 23 June 1880 at Kane Co., IL.2

Children of Frances E. Doty and Edgar Garretson Ball

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. [S3536] Christina Ferraro, "Sonner/Morgan Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Christina Ferraro, https://www.ancestry.ca/family-tree/person/tree/103479519/person/192027456210/facts, database put on-line 5 Aug 2019.

Clarence Ellsworth Ball1

M, #25437, b. 7 January 1862, d. 21 April 1924
     Clarence Ellsworth Ball was born on 7 January 1862 at Kane Co., IL.2,3 He was the son of William Henry Ball and Julia Ann Arnold.1 Clarence Ellsworth Ball married Estelle Blanche Vandoozer on 4 October 1886 at Kendall Co., IL.3 Clarence Ellsworth Ball died on 21 April 1924 at Aurora, Kane Co., IL, at age 62.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

8 July 1870Virgil, Kane Co., IL"Clarence E." age 9, b. IL, with parents, etc.2
2 June 1880Sycamore, DeKalb Co., IL"Clarence" age 19, b. IL, farm laborer with the family of William Burden4

Child of Clarence Ellsworth Ball and Estelle Blanche Vandoozer

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. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Virgil, Kane Co., IL, p. 32 (back of stamped 499).
  3. [S3536] Christina Ferraro, "Sonner/Morgan Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Christina Ferraro, https://www.ancestry.ca/family-tree/person/tree/103479519/person/192027456210/facts, database put on-line 5 Aug 2019.
  4. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Sycamore, DeKalb Co., IL, ED 43, p. (back of stamped 248).

Estelle Blanche Vandoozer1

F, #25438, b. May 1867, d. 21 April 1924
     Estelle Blanche Vandoozer was born in May 1867 at IL.1 She married Clarence Ellsworth Ball, son of William Henry Ball and Julia Ann Arnold, on 4 October 1886 at Kendall Co., IL.1 Estelle Blanche Vandoozer died on 21 April 1924 at age 56.1

Child of Estelle Blanche Vandoozer and Clarence Ellsworth Ball

Citations

  1. [S3536] Christina Ferraro, "Sonner/Morgan Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Christina Ferraro, https://www.ancestry.ca/family-tree/person/tree/103479519/person/192027456210/facts, database put on-line 5 Aug 2019.

Frederick Louis Ball1

M, #25439, b. 13 June 1867, d. 30 December 1916
     Frederick Louis Ball was born on 13 June 1867 at Kane Co., IL.2 He was the son of William Henry Ball and Julia Ann Arnold.1 Frederick Louis Ball married Gertrude Louise Rowley circa 1897.1,2 Frederick Louis Ball died on 30 December 1916 at Sycamore, DeKalb Co., IL, at age 49.2

Census, Occupation & Residence

8 July 1870Virgil, Kane Co., IL"Fred" age 4, b. IL, with parents, etc.3
3 June 1880Virgil, Kane Co., IL"Fred" age 14, b. IL, with parents, etc.4

Children of Frederick Louis Ball and Gertrude Louise Rowley

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. [S3536] Christina Ferraro, "Sonner/Morgan Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Christina Ferraro, https://www.ancestry.ca/family-tree/person/tree/103479519/person/192027456210/facts, database put on-line 5 Aug 2019.
  3. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Virgil, Kane Co., IL, p. 32 (back of stamped 499).
  4. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, Virgil, Kane Co., IL, ED 95, p. 3 (stamped 482).

Gertrude Louise Rowley1

F, #25440, b. 10 April 1875, d. 29 January 1946
     Gertrude Louise Rowley was born on 10 April 1875 at Sycamore, DeKalb Co., IL.1 She married Frederick Louis Ball, son of William Henry Ball and Julia Ann Arnold, circa 1897.2,1 Gertrude Louise Rowley died on 29 January 1946 at Sycamore, DeKalb Co., IL, at age 70.1

Children of Gertrude Louise Rowley and Frederick Louis Ball

Citations

  1. [S3536] Christina Ferraro, "Sonner/Morgan Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Christina Ferraro, https://www.ancestry.ca/family-tree/person/tree/103479519/person/192027456210/facts, database put on-line 5 Aug 2019.
  2. [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).

Francis Elijah Ball1

M, #25441, b. 22 October 1859, d. 22 December 1920
     Francis Elijah Ball was born on 22 October 1859 at Sycamore, DeKalb Co., IL.1,2 He was the son of William Henry Ball and Julia Ann Arnold.1 Francis Elijah Ball married Adelaide Eugenia Rich, daughter of Evelyn Elijah Rich and Helen Elvira Doty, on 15 February 1882 at Rutland, Kane Co., IL.1 Francis Elijah Ball died on 22 December 1920 at North Chicago, Lake Co., IL, at age 61.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

21 July 1860Burlington, Kane Co., IL"Francis" age 2, b. IL, with parents, etc.3
8 July 1870Virgil, Kane Co., IL"Frank E." age 11, b. IL, with parents, etc.4

Children of Francis Elijah Ball and Adelaide Eugenia Rich

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. [S3536] Christina Ferraro, "Sonner/Morgan Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Christina Ferraro, https://www.ancestry.ca/family-tree/person/tree/103479519/person/192027456210/facts, database put on-line 5 Aug 2019.
  3. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Burlington, Kane Co., IL, p. 594.
  4. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Virgil, Kane Co., IL, p. 31 (stamped 499).

Adelaide Eugenia Rich1

F, #25442, b. 26 July 1862, d. 4 November 1919
     Adelaide Eugenia Rich was born on 26 July 1862 at Starks, Kane Co., IL.1,2 She was the daughter of Evelyn Elijah Rich and Helen Elvira Doty.1 Adelaide Eugenia Rich married Francis Elijah Ball, son of William Henry Ball and Julia Ann Arnold, on 15 February 1882 at Rutland, Kane Co., IL.1 Adelaide Eugenia Rich died on 4 November 1919 at North Chicago, Lake Co., IL, at age 57.1

Children of Adelaide Eugenia Rich and Francis Elijah Ball

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. [S3536] Christina Ferraro, "Sonner/Morgan Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Christina Ferraro, https://www.ancestry.ca/family-tree/person/tree/103479519/person/192027456210/facts, database put on-line 5 Aug 2019.

Evelyn Elijah Rich1

M, #25443
     Evelyn Elijah Rich married Helen Elvira Doty.1

Child of Evelyn Elijah Rich and Helen Elvira Doty

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).

Helen Elvira Doty1

F, #25444
     Helen Elvira Doty married Evelyn Elijah Rich.1

Child of Helen Elvira Doty and Evelyn Elijah Rich

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).

Calvin Shurtleff1

M, #25445, b. 22 March 1830, d. 12 June 1896
     Calvin Shurtleff was born on 22 March 1830 at Stanstead, QC, Canada.2,3 He married Sarah Jane Arnold, daughter of William Arnold and Lavina Ball, on 22 October 1857 at Kane Co., IL.3 Calvin Shurtleff died on 12 June 1896 at Sycamore, DeKalb Co., IL, at age 66.3

Census, Occupation & Residence

18 July 1860Virgil, Kane Co., IL"C. Shertleff" age 30, b. Canada East, farmer, with wife Sarah and son Wilford2
4 June 1870Sycamore, DeKalb Co., IL"Calvin" age 40, b. Canada East, cattle broker, with wife Sarah and children Wilford, Jessie, Almyr, and Alice4
2 June 1880DeKalb, DeKalb Co., IL"Calvin" age 50, b. Canada, grocer, with wife Sarah and children Wilford, Jessie, Almyr and Alice5

Children of Calvin Shurtleff and Sarah Jane Arnold

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, Virgil, Kane Co., IL, p. 543.
  3. [S3536] Christina Ferraro, "Sonner/Morgan Tree," database made available on-line courtesy of Christina Ferraro, https://www.ancestry.ca/family-tree/person/tree/103479519/person/192027456210/facts, database put on-line 5 Aug 2019.
  4. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Sycamore, DeKalb Co., IL, p. 8 (back of stamped 609).
  5. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, DeKalb, DeKalb Co., IL, ED 29, p. 6 (back of stamped 52).

Wilford C. Shurtleff1

M, #25446, b. circa January 1860
     Wilford C. Shurtleff was born circa January 1860 at IL.1 He was the son of Calvin Shurtleff and Sarah Jane Arnold.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

18 July 1860Virgil, Kane Co., IL"Wilford" age 4/12, b. IL, with parents, etc.1
4 June 1870Sycamore, DeKalb Co., IL"Wilford C." age 10, b. IL, with parents, etc.2
2 June 1880DeKalb, DeKalb Co., IL"Wilford C." age 20, b. IL, bookkeeper, with parents, etc.3

Citations

  1. [S8] 1860 (June 1) U.S. Census, Virgil, Kane Co., IL, p. 543.
  2. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Sycamore, DeKalb Co., IL, p. 8 (back of stamped 609).
  3. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, DeKalb, DeKalb Co., IL, ED 29, p. 6 (back of stamped 52).

Jessie B. Shurtleff1

F, #25447, b. circa 1862
     Jessie B. Shurtleff was born circa 1862 at IL.1 She was the daughter of Calvin Shurtleff and Sarah Jane Arnold.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

4 June 1870Sycamore, DeKalb Co., IL"Jessie B." age 8, b. IL, with parents, etc.1
2 June 1880DeKalb, DeKalb Co., IL"Jessie B." age 18, b. IL, teacher, with parents, etc.2

Citations

  1. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Sycamore, DeKalb Co., IL, p. 8 (back of stamped 609).
  2. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, DeKalb, DeKalb Co., IL, ED 29, p. 6 (back of stamped 52).

Almyr K. Shurtleff1

M, #25448, b. circa 1863
     Almyr K. Shurtleff was born circa 1863 at IL.1 He was the son of Calvin Shurtleff and Sarah Jane Arnold.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

4 June 1870Sycamore, DeKalb Co., IL"Almer" age 7, b. IL, with parents, etc.1
2 June 1880DeKalb, DeKalb Co., IL"Almyr K." age 17, b. IL, with parents, etc.2

Citations

  1. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Sycamore, DeKalb Co., IL, p. 8 (back of stamped 609).
  2. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, DeKalb, DeKalb Co., IL, ED 29, p. 6 (back of stamped 52).

Alice F. Shurtleff1

F, #25449, b. circa 1867
     Alice F. Shurtleff was born circa 1867 at IL.1 She was the daughter of Calvin Shurtleff and Sarah Jane Arnold.1

Census, Occupation & Residence

4 June 1870Sycamore, DeKalb Co., IL"Alice F." age 3, b. IL, with parents, etc.1
2 June 1880DeKalb, DeKalb Co., IL"Alice F." age 13, b. IL, with parents, etc.2

Citations

  1. [S9] 1870 (June 1) U.S. Census, Sycamore, DeKalb Co., IL, p. 8 (back of stamped 609).
  2. [S10] 1880 (June 1) U.S. Census, DeKalb, DeKalb Co., IL, ED 29, p. 6 (back of stamped 52).

John Cheeseboro1

M, #25450

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).