Harriet Roberta Lunceford

Brief Life History of Harriet Roberta

When Harriet Roberta Lunceford was born in 1810, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States, her father, Baldwin "Balday" Lunceford, was 53 and her mother, Judith Creel, was 35. She married Benjamin Ball on 27 October 1828, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Creek Township, DeWitt, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Illinois, United States in 1870. She died after 1880, in De Witt, DeWitt, Illinois, United States.

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Benjamin Ball
Harriet Roberta Lunceford
Marriage: 27 October 1828
James William Ball
Elizabeth Ball
Hester Ani Ball
Rodham A. Ball
Sarah Margaret Ball
Julia Frances Ball
John Lunceford Ball
Hattie Agnes Ball
Rueberta Ball
Mary H Ball

Sources (14)

  • Harriet Ball in household of Benj Ball, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Harriet Lunceford, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Unknown in entry for Rodney A. Ball, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1871-1998"

World Events (8)


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1812 · Monumental Church Built

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Lunsford .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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