Eliza Balls

17 July 1863–2 August 1945 (Age 82)
Chediston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Eliza

When Eliza Balls was born on 17 July 1863, in Chediston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Balls, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Ellen Baxter, was 34. She married Lorenzo Petersen on 14 December 1882, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 2 August 1945, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Hyde Park Cemetery, Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lorenzo Petersen
Eliza Balls
Marriage: 14 December 1882
Eliza Ettie Petersen
Lael Lorenzo Petersen
Silvin Petersen
Maud Petersen
La Phene Petersen
Collos Shade Petersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 December 1882Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings



    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1865 · The Union Roller Mill
    Age 2
    The Union Roller Mill was built to help grind the grain that was harvested in the Cache Valley and the other surrounding areas. It was later renamed the Thatcher Milling & Elevator Company and the old millstones were discarded.
    Age 23
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

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

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (22)

    • Eliza Petersen in household of Lorenzo Petersen, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Eliza Balls in entry for John C Heyer and Maud Petersen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Eliza Balls in entry for Lael Lorenzo Peterson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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