Emily Elizabeth Ball

1864–September 1902 (Age 38)
Columbia, Marion, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Emily Elizabeth

When Emily Elizabeth Ball was born in 1864, in Columbia, Marion, Mississippi, United States, her father, Needham Luke Ball, was 27 and her mother, Cynthia McGowan Bracey, was 25. She married Charles Thomas Pittman on 12 February 1882, in Marion, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Beat 3, Marion, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years and Beat 4, Marion, Mississippi, United States in 1920. She died in September 1902, at the age of 38.

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Charles Thomas Pittman
Emily Elizabeth Ball
Marriage: 12 February 1882
Pearly A Pittman
Needham Daniel Pittman
Hervie Oteria Pittman
Robert Lee Pittman
Cynthia S Pittman
Seymore Richard Pittman
Lena Pittman
Effie Cavie Pittman
Paul Calvin Pittman

Spouse and Children

12 February 1882
Marion, Mississippi, United States




    Hervie Oteria Pittman


    Robert Lee Pittman


    Cynthia S Pittman


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+11 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 11

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Emily E Pittman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emily E Pittman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth E Pittman in household of Charles Pittman, "United States Census, 1900"

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