Daniel Ball

14 April 1841–1 September 1887 (Age 46)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Ball was born on 14 April 1841, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Jacob Ball, was 53 and his mother, Eliza Shelton, was 36. He married Sarah Elizabeth See on 20 September 1860, in Owenton, Owen, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 2, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and New Liberty, Owen, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 September 1887, in Salem, Russell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Cull, Owen, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Ball
1841–1887
Sarah Elizabeth See
1844–1920
Marriage: 20 September 1860
Jacob Ball
1865–1908
Bettie Ball
1866–1942
Annie Eliza Ball
1874–1929
Eva Bell Ball
1876–1947

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 September 1860
Owenton, Owen, Kentucky, United States
children

(4)

    Jacob Ball

    Male1865–1908Male

    Bettie Ball

    Female1866–1942Female

    Annie Eliza Ball

    Female1874–1929Female

    Female1876–1947Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1787–1870Male

    Eliza Shelton

    Female1805–1874Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1824–1898Female

    Henry Ball

    Male1830–1870Male

    James Ball

    Male1830–Male

    Mary Ball

    Female1831–Female

    Margaret Ball

    Female1832–1873Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 9

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1861

Age 20

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

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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Sources (3)

  • Daniel Ball, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Daniel Ball in household of Jacob Ball, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Daniel Ball in household of Jacob Ball, "United States Census, 1850"

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