Ellen Balls

3 November 1859–14 April 1922 (Age 62)
Chediston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ellen

When Ellen Balls was born on 3 November 1859, in Chediston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Balls, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Ellen Baxter, was 30. She married James Sands Hancey on 9 October 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 14 April 1922, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Hyde Park Cemetery, Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Sands Hancey
Ellen Balls
Marriage: 9 October 1879
Sarah Ellen Hancey
James Sands Hancey Jr.
John Willard Hancey
George Lenard Hancey
Susannah Hancey
Norval Heber Hancey
Vilate Hancey
Manila Hancey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 October 1879Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


    +3 More Children

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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865 · The Union Roller Mill
    Age 6
    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.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 17
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    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 (40)

    • Ellen B Hancey in entry for Manilla Hancey, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Ellen Balls Hancey in household of James Sands Hancey, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Ellen Balls in entry for Lenard Hancey and Josie Weeks, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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