Kate Hannah Ball

Brief Life History of Kate Hannah

When Kate Hannah Ball was born on 1 July 1861, in Merther, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, her father, William John Ball, was 37 and her mother, Mary Anne Ball, was 26. She married Joel Deeble on 24 October 1886, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Linkinhorne, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died on 31 January 1945, in Callington, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 83.

Photos and Memories (5)

Do you know Kate Hannah? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Joel Deeble
Kate Hannah Ball
Marriage: 24 October 1886
Joel William Deeble
Edwin John Deeble
Hilda K Deeble
Albert James Deeble

Sources (15)

  • Kate H Deble in household of Joel Deble, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Kate Hannah Ball, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Kate Ball, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

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’.

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

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.