Betty Ann Ball

8 March 1879–14 August 1963 (Age 84)
Boone, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Betty Ann

When Betty Ann Ball was born on 8 March 1879, in Boone, West Virginia, United States, her father, William E. Ball, was 26 and her mother, Lucinda M. Hill, was 26. She married Oley Shelton Hager on 15 May 1898, in Boone, Fayette, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Washington District, Boone, West Virginia, United States for about 60 years. She died on 14 August 1963, in Six Mile, Boone, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Hager Cemetery, Boone, West Virginia, United States.

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Oley Shelton Hager
Betty Ann Ball
Marriage: 15 May 1898
Infant Hager
Vergie R. Hager
Gertie May Hager
Ruby Edith Hager
Arminta Mint Hager
Audra F Hager
Arlan Erman Hager
Arnice Gay Hager

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 2
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 3
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.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 22
President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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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  • Bettie A Hager in household of Oley S Hager, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Betty Hager in household of Oley Hager, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Billie A Hager in household of Oley S Hager, "United States Census, 1910"

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