Elizabeth Rebecca Ball

about 1840–
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Rebecca

When Elizabeth Rebecca Ball was born about 1840, in Louisiana, United States, her father, John Warren Ball SR, was 37 and her mother, Mary Ann Rester, was 31. She had at least 4 sons and 5 daughters with William E Rawls. She lived in Lincoln, Mississippi, United States in 1870 and Perry, Mississippi, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

William E Rawls
1829–1891
Elizabeth Rebecca Ball
1840–
Mary Elizabeth Rawls
1856–1936
Emma Rawls
1868–
Martha Ida Rawls
1872–
Jessee W Rawls
1858–
Wyatt Rawls
1858–
Alice Caroline Rawls
1863–1935
Saml Rawls
1865–
H Rawls
1870–
William Warren Rawls
1878–1958

Spouse and Children

children

(9)

    Mary Elizabeth Rawls

    Female1856–1936Female

    Jessee W Rawls

    Male1858–Male

    Wyatt Rawls

    Male1858–Male

    Alice Caroline Rawls

    Female1863–1935Female

    Saml Rawls

    Male1865–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Age 28

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 32

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • Rebecca Ball in household of John W Ball, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Rawls in household of William Rawls, "United States Census, 1880"
  • E Rawls in household of W E Rawls, "United States Census, 1870"

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