Ball, Delos W.

Ball, Delos W.

Male 1850 - 1950  (100 years)

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  • Name Ball, Delos W.  [1
    Born 12 Jan 1850  Jude, Green, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 20 Aug 1850  Sylvester Township, Green, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 19 Jun 1860  Girard Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 25 Jun 1870  Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 5 Jun 1880  Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 12 Jan 1950  Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 8 Oct 1950  Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Kingston Cemetery, Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I61985  Sackett | Descendants of Capt. Richard Sackett
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2021 

    Father Ball, Daniel P.,   b. Mar 1825, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1901, Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Sherman, Sally D.,   b. 1827, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1866, Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 1847 
    Children 4 children 
    +1. Ball, Harriet Melissa,   b. 14 Nov 1847, Springfield, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1926, Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Ball, Delos W.,   b. 12 Jan 1850, Jude, Green, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1950, Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years)
     3. Ball, George E.,   b. 1857, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     4. Ball, Lora L.,   b. 1865, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     
    Family ID F25261  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Reynolds, Mary Jane,   b. 7 Aug 1854, Muncy, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1933, Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 2 Dec 1872  DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
    +1. Ball, James Levi,   b. 22 Mar 1873, Kingston Township, DeKalb, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1951, Union, McHenry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Ball, Frank Adelbert,   b. 26 Aug 1875, Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1969, Reseda, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     3. Ball, Edward E.,   b. Abt 1878, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     4. Ball, Ernest L.,   b. Jan 1880, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1880, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     5. Ball, Jesse D.,   b. 15 Jan 1884, Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1938, Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     6. Ball, Jay W.,   b. Abt 1886, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    +7. Ball, Harley Ray,   b. 30 Oct 1891, Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1975, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     8. Ball, Daisy Lee,   b. Abt 1896, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     9. Ball, Lillian,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F25296  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 25 Jun 1870 - Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Dec 1872 - DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ball, Frank Adelbert - 26 Aug 1875 - Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ball, Edward E. - Abt 1878 - Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ball, Ernest L. - Jan 1880 - Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 Jun 1880 - Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ball, Jesse D. - 15 Jan 1884 - Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ball, Jay W. - Abt 1886 - Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ball, Harley Ray - 30 Oct 1891 - Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ball, Daisy Lee - Abt 1896 - Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 12 Jan 1950 - Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Oct 1950 - Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Kingston Cemetery, Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S506] 1850 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 8 Feb 2021.
      1850 Census, enumerated 20 Aug 1850 in Town of Sylvester, Green County, Wisconsin, United States

      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      Daniel Ball M 25 Pennsylvania
      Sally Ball F 23 Pennsylvania
      Harriet M Ball F 3 Pennsylvania
      Delop Ball M 0 Wisconsin

      Household ID: 36
      Line Number: 14
      Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
      Affiliate Publication Number: M432
      Affiliate Film Number: 999
      GS Film Number: 444986
      Digital Folder Number: 004206485
      Image Number: 00074
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: N01163-9
      Record Number: 2876

      "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4DJ-CW2 : 23 December 2020), Daniel Ball, Sylvester, Green, Wisconsin, United States; citing family , NARA microfilm publication (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 16 Feb 2021.
      The Daily Chronicle (De Kalb, Illinois), 10 Jan 1950, Page 9

      Delos Ball of Kingston to Have Birthday

      Kingston, Jan. 10.--Delos W. Ball, Kingston's oldest resident, will reach his 100th birthday on Thursday, Jan. 12.

      Although he has lost his sight and is forced to remain in his bed practically all of the time, he continues to be keenly interested in a great variety of topics. He listened to all baseball broadcasts during the past summer and enjoyed many of the football game reports.

      Sunday he was able to enjoy visiting with Mr. and Mrs. James Ball of Union, Mr. , and Mrs. Ray Ball and family of Huntley, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Powell and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ball and family of Elgin.

      Mr. Ball was born tn Juda, Wis., on January 12, 1850 and with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. David Ball, moved to Springfield, Pa., when he was only a baby. He came to Kingston when 19 years of age and was engaged in farming until he retired and moved to the village in 1915.

      He was married to Mary Jane Reynolds, who passed away in 1933. One son died at the age of 11 months and another, Jess, passed away in 1938.

      He has three sons living in Kingston, F. A. Ball, Jay and Harley, and James at Union, Edward in Belvidere and two daughters Mrs. Lillie Powers of Torrance, Calif, and Mrs. Arthur Powell of Elgin. He has 25 grand children and 34 great-grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. Lore Wilson lives at Kirkland.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 16 Feb 2021.
      Belvidere Daily Republican (Belvidere, Illinois), 9 Oct 1950, Page 1

      1OO-Year-01d Kingston Man Dies Sunday

      Delos W. Ball, 100, Kingston's oldest resident, died at 8 p.m Sunday after an illness of two years.

      He was born on January 12, 1850, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Ball at Juda, Wis., and moved to Kingston at the age of 18 years. He retired from farming in 1915.

      Dec. 2, 1872, he carried Mary Jane Reynolds and lived at Kingston, being a resident of Kingston township for 82 years. He had lost his eyesight several years ago.

      His wife died in 1933, one son died at the age of 11 months, and another son, Jess, died in 1938.

      SURVIVORS include five sons, Frank A., Jay and Harley of Kingston; James of Union and Edward of Belvidere; two daughters, Mrs. Lillie Powers of Torrence, Cai., and Mrs. Arthur Powell of Elgin; one sister, Mrs. Lora Wilson of Klrkland; 25 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.

      Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Cooper funeral home in Genoa. Rev. J. Ray Neiser of the Kingston Methodist church will officiate and burial will be in Kingston cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home at any time.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    4. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 16 Feb 2021.
      Memorial ID 125277221
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/125277221

      Delos W Ball
      Birth 12 Jan 1850
      Juda, Green County, Wisconsin, USA
      Death 8 Oct 1950 (aged 100)
      Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA
      Burial
      Kingston Cemetery
      Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA

      Married December 2, 1872 at DeKalb Co., IL
      to Mary Jane Reynolds.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    5. [S500] 1860 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 8 Feb 2021.
      1860 Census, enumerated 19 Jun 1860 in Girard Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States

      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      D P Ball M 35 Pennsylvania
      Sally Ball F 33 Pennsylvania
      Harriet M Ball F 12 Pennsylvania
      Delos W Ball M 10 Wisconsin
      Geo E Ball M 3 Pennsylvania

      Page: 53
      Household ID: 400
      Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
      Affiliate Publication Number: M653
      Affiliate Film Number: 1107
      GS Film Number: 805107
      Digital Folder Number: 005171018
      Image Number: 00602
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: N01808-5
      Record Number: 20333

      "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXR1-86H : 11 November 2020), D P Ball, 1860.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    6. [S501] 1870 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 8 Feb 2021.
      1870 Census, enumerated 25 Jun 1870 in Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, United States

      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      Israel Sherman M 33 Pennsylvania
      Louisa A Sherman F 31 New York
      Hiram Sherman M 8 Illinois
      Wilber G Sherman M 7 Illinois
      Jennie D Sherman F 5 Illinois
      Jennie R Sherman F 3 Illinois
      Harry C Sherman M 1 Illinois
      Delos W Ball M 20 Wisconsin

      Household ID: 84
      Line Number: 19
      Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
      Affiliate Publication Number: M593
      GS Film Number: 000545714
      Digital Folder Number: 004262968
      Image Number: 00207
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: N01415-4
      Record Number: 7989

      "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M67P-NJ5 : 1 January 2021), Delos W Ball in entry for Israel Sherman, 1870.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    7. [S960] 1880 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 8 Feb 2021.
      1880 Census, enumerated 4 & 5 Jun 1880 in Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, United States

      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      Delos W. Ball Self M 30 Wisconsin, United States
      Mary J. Ball Wife F 24 Pennsylvania, United States
      James L. Ball Son M 7 Illinois, United States
      Frank A. Ball Son M 4 Illinois, United States
      Eddie E. Ball Son M 2 Illinois, United States
      Ernest L. Ball Son M 0 Illinois, United States

      District: ED 32
      Sheet Number and Letter: 100A
      Household ID: 6913874
      Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
      Affiliate Publication Number: T9
      Affiliate Film Number: 0202
      GS Film Number: 1254202
      Digital Folder Number: 005157421
      Image Number: 00445
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C55190-2
      Record Number: 15240212

      "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXJC-ZXN : 12 November 2020), Delos W. Ball, DeKalb, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district ED 32, sheet 100A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,202.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    8. [S1321] Illinois, U.S., Marriage Index, 1860-1920, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 8 Feb 2021.
      Name: Delos W Ball
      Gender: Male
      Marriage Date: 2 Dec 1872
      Marriage Place: DeKalb, Illinois, USA
      Spouse Name: Mary Jane Reynolds
      Spouse Gender: Female

      Researched by Ted Smith


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