Thomas J. Ball

1849–1910 (Age 60)
Hapeville, Fulton, Georgia, United States

The Life of Thomas J.

When Thomas J. Ball was born in May 1849, in Hapeville, Fulton, Georgia, United States, his father, John Patilla Ball, was 40 and his mother, Nancy C. Mastin, was 35. He married Orpha Janie Sims on 19 March 1879, in Cobb, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in District 530, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1880 and District 1332, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1900. He died about 1910, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Thomas J. Ball
1849–1910
Orpha Janie Sims
1853–1936
Marriage: 19 March 1879
John Leonard Ball
1880–1947
Alice Ball
1882–
Nancy Ball
1884–
Annie Ball
1887–
Essie Ball
1890–
Mary J Ball
1892–
Thomas Jefferson Ball
1894–1959
Elizabeth S Ball
1897–
Martha Ball
1898–

Spouse and Children

    Male1849–1910Male

    Orpha Janie Sims

    Female1853–1936Female

MARRIAGE
19 March 1879
Cobb, Georgia, United States
children

(9)

    Male1880–1947Male

    Alice Ball

    Female1882–Female

    Nancy Ball

    Female1884–Female

    Annie Ball

    Female1887–Female

    Essie Ball

    Female1890–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Patilla Ball

    Male1808–1892Male

    Nancy C. Mastin

    Female1813–1887Female

siblings

(10)

    Malinda Ball

    Female1830–1833Female

    William M. Ball

    Male1832–1862Male

    Nancy Elizabeth Ball

    Female1835–1918Female

    Louisa F Ball

    Female1838–1891Female

    Mark Ball

    Male1841–1912Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1853

Age 4

Historical Boundaries: 1853: Fulton, Georgia, United States
1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 17

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Tho'S J Beill, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thos J Ball in household of John P Ball, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas J Ball, "United States Census, 1880"

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