Ball, James Levi

Ball, James Levi

Male 1873 - 1951  (78 years)

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  • Name Ball, James Levi  [1, 2
    Born 22 Mar 1873  Kingston Township, DeKalb, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 5 Jun 1880  Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 20 Sep 1933  Huntley, McHenry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 30 May 1938  Huntley, McHenry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1 Dec 1950  Union, McHenry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 22 Aug 1951  Union, McHenry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 17 Oct 1951  Union, McHenry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I62059  Sackett | Descendants of Capt. Richard Sackett
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2021 

    Father 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) 
    Mother 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 9 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
     
    Family ID F25296  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Baker, Alice Maud,   b. Jun 1880,   d. 1959  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 22 Aug 1901  Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Children 
    +1. Ball, William Edward,   b. 9 Oct 1900, Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1978, Crystal Lake, Mchenry, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Living
    +3. Ball, Delos Ambrose,   b. 29 May 1904, Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1982, Elgin, Kane County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Living
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     6. Ball, Clarence,   d. Unknown
     7. Living
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    Last Modified 16 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F25329  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 Jun 1880 - Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ball, William Edward - 9 Oct 1900 - Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Aug 1901 - Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ball, Delos Ambrose - 29 May 1904 - Kingston, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [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

    2. [S879] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 12 Feb 2021.
      Name: James Levi Ball
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birth Date: 22 Mar 1873
      Birth Place: Kingston Dek, Illinois
      Father:
      Delos W Ball
      Mother:
      Mary J Renold
      SSN: 326229238
      Notes: Jan 1944: Name listed as JAMES LEVI BALL

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 12 Feb 2021.
      The Daily Chronicle (De Kalb, Illinois), 17 Oct 1951, Page 2

      JAMES BALL

      Kingston, Oct 17.--James Ball, 78, of Union, died at 2 o'clock this morning, Oct 17, 1951 at his home of a heart attack.

      He was born in Kingston Township, March 22, 1873 the son of Delos and Mary Reynolds-Ball. His marriage to Alice Baker of Kingston took place, on August 22, 1901. He was a retired farmer and moved to Union several years ago.

      Surviving are his widow, Alice: six sons, William, Delos and Floyd of Elgin, Clarence of Union, Howard of Woodstock, Ray of Huntley and four daughters, Sadie and Edna or Huntley, Lela of Algonquin and Viola of Elgin; four brothers, Frank A., Harley, Jay W. of Kingston, Edward of Belvidere; two sisters, Dalsey Powell of Elgin and Lillie Powers of California.

      Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m on Friday, Oct. 19 at the Union Church. Burial will be in the Union Cemetery.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    4. [S1225] GenealogyBank.com.
      Register-Republic (Rockford, Illinois), 22 Sep 1933, page 13

      Mrs. D. W. Ball

      Kingston, Sept. 22.--Funeral services for Mrs. D. W. Ball, 79, who died at her home here at 5:40 p. m. Wednesday, will be held at 2 p. m. Saturday at the residence. The Rev. S. W. Powell, of the First Baptist church of Elgin, will officiate, and burial will be in the Kingston cemetery.

      Mrs. Ball, the former Mary Reynolds, was born Aug. 7, 1854, in Muncie, Pa., the daughter of William and Sarah Miller Reynolds. She came with her parents to Kingston township at an early age, and had resided here since. Her marriage to Delos W. Ball of Kingston took place Dec. 2, 1871.

      Besides her husband she is survived by eight children, Mrs. Lillian Powers of Chicago, Mrs. Daisy Thiede of Elgin, F. Adelbert, Harley and Jay Ball, all of Kingston, James Ball of Huntley, Edward Ball of Belvidere and Jesse Ball of Poplar
      Grove; a sister. Mrs. Louise Schnidt of Rockford; three brothers, Harry Reynolds of Belvidere, George Reynolds of Washington and William Reynolds of Pennsylvania; twenty-three grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    5. [S1225] GenealogyBank.com (Reliability: 3), 16 Feb 2021.
      Register-Republic (Rockford, Illinois), 31 May 1938, page 16

      Kingston, May 31--Jesse D. Ball, 53, died yesterday morning at Ryburn Memorial hospital in Ottawa. He was born in Kingston Jan. 15, 1884 the son of Delos W. and Mary Reynolds Ball.

      Surviving are his father, five brothers James L., of Huntley, F. Adelbert, of Kingston, Edward E. of Belvidere, J. W. and Harley R., both of Kingston, and two sisters, Mrs. Lily Powers. of Chicago and Mrs. Daisy Thiede, of Elgin.


      Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p. m. at the W. W. Cooper funeral home in Genoa. The Rev. Earl M. Edwards, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church in Genoa, will officiate and burial will be in Kingston cemetery.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    6. [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

    7. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 16 Feb 2021.
      Marengo Beacon/Republican-News (Marengo, Illinois), 16 Aug 1951, Page 20

      James Balls To Celebrate 50th Anniversary

      Open house will be held from 2 to 4 o'clock p.m. Sunday, by Mr. and Mrs. James Ball at their home in Union for their friends and relatives in observance of their 50th wedding anniversary which will occur on Wednesday, August 22.

      Mr. and Mrs. Ball were married August 22, 1901 in Belvidere, They resided in Beividere, Kingston; and on a farm east of Union for the past 25 years. For the last 7 years, they have lived in Union. Mrs. Ball is 73 years old and her husband is 78 years old.

      The couple have ten children, namely: William Ball, Floyd Ball, Delos Ball, and Viola Marsek of Elgin; Lelia Diedrick, Algonquin; Clarence Ball, Union; Ray Ball, Sadie Alio, and Edna Harting, Huntley; Howard Ball, Woodstock. They have 26 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

      Transcribed 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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