When Clara Leota Ball was born on 29 February 1880, in Boone, West Virginia, United States, her father, Reuben Ball, was 43 and her mother, Sarilda Elkins, was 40. She married Joel Estes Miller on 11 March 1903, in Boone, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Washington District, Boone, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Scott District, Boone, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 June 1931, in St. Albans, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 51.
English: from Middle English bal, ball(e) ‘ball, sphere, globe, round body’ (Old French balle or Old English beall(a)), a nickname for a short, obese person.
English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a knoll or rounded hill, from the same Middle English word, bal(le) as in 1 above, but applied topographically.
English: from a Middle English adjective ball (weak form balle) in the sense ‘bald’, from ball ‘white streak, bald place’.