Maurice Horsley Balls

21 April 1919–30 January 1998 (Age 78)
Caribou, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Maurice Horsley

When Maurice Horsley Balls was born on 21 April 1919, in Caribou, Idaho, United States, his father, Kenneth Grant Balls, was 26 and his mother, Zina Edna Horsley, was 28. He married June Nathell Sorenson on 21 July 1942, in Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Soda Springs, Caribou, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Soda Springs Election Precinct, Caribou, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 30 January 1998, in Scottsdale, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Oakley Cemetery, Oakley, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Maurice Horsley Balls
June Nathell Sorenson
Marriage: 21 July 1942
Maurine Balls
David McKay Balls

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 July 1942Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
    1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.
    Age 4
    President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.
    Age 22
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English (Norfolk, Suffolk, and Essex): variant of Ball , with excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (29)

    • Maurice Balls in household of Kenneth Balls, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Maurice Horsley Balls, "Montana, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"
    • Maurice Horsley Balls, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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