Frank Henry Ball

29 August 1866–31 December 1918 (Age 52)
Warwick, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Frank Henry

When Frank Henry Ball was born on 29 August 1866, in Warwick, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Absalom Franklin Ball, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Jane Holton, was 36. He married Charlotte Collins Chittenden on 5 October 1898, in Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870. He died on 31 December 1918, in Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 52.

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Frank Henry Ball
Charlotte Collins Chittenden
Marriage: 5 October 1898

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    Charlotte Collins Chittenden


5 October 1898
Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 2

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 15

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.

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)

  • Frank H Ball, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank H Ball in household of Absalom Ball, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Frank H Ball, "United States Census, 1900"

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