Allen Trumpass Ball

19 June 1876–21 January 1951 (Age 74)
Westfield, Orleans, Vermont, United States

The Life of Allen Trumpass

When Allen Trumpass Ball was born on 19 June 1876, in Westfield, Orleans, Vermont, United States, his father, David Aaron Ball, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Ann Trumpass, was 24. He married Emma May Spaulding on 26 September 1904, in Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in North Troy, Troy, Orleans, Vermont, United States in 1900 and Topsham, Orange, Vermont, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 January 1951, in Irasburg, Orleans, Vermont, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Troy, Orleans, Vermont, United States.

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Allen Trumpass Ball
Mary Ann Brown
Marriage: 20 October 1928

Spouse and Children

20 October 1928
Woodsville, Haverhill, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

Parents and Siblings

    David Aaron Ball


    Sarah Ann Trumpass




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a short, fat person, from Middle English bal(le) ‘ball’ (Old English ball, Old Norse bǫllr).2 English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a knoll or rounded hill, from the same Middle English word, bal(le), used in this sense.3 English: from the Old Norse personal name Balle, derived either from ballr ‘dangerous’ or bǫllr ‘ball’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Allen J Ball in household of William C Blanchard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Allen Ball in household of David Ball, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Allen Ball, "United States Census, 1930"

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