Ball, John Peter 1834

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John Peter Ball

Birth

John Peter Ball b-Dec. 24, 1834 d-Dec. 14, 1905 was the first child of 15 born to Robert Ball and Anna Barbara Deitz in the Switzkill Valley near Berne, Albany, NY.

Occupation

Farmer

Marriage

John Peter Ball married Jerusha Dearstyne b-Nov. 23, 1836 d-Aug. 9, 1869, about 1857 in the Town of Berne. Her parents were Henry L. Dearstyne and Mary Acker. They had the following children:

  • Ida M. Ball-b. 1858-d.unknown.
  • Ada Ball -b. ABT 1860- d. ABT early 1950s. She married Estes Cartwright (c. 1859-1910) ABT 1882. Ada Cartwright and husband Estes were both studio photographers. They had no children. They lived in Owego, Tioga County, NY.
  • Ella Ball-b. ABT 1867 in Town of Berne, Albany, NY.-d.after 1910.

John Peter Ball married second wife, Susan (Susie) A.(b. ABT May 1851-d.BET 1910-1930) BEF Jun 1870 at Town of Berne, Albany, NY. They had the following children:

  • Fred N. Ball-b. ABT 1871 - d.AFT 1910. He married Ada L. Whitehead ABT 1885 at/of MS. He lived next to brother-in - law Sherwood Whitehead.
  • Anna Maud Ball-b. 1875-d. 1951. She married Calvin Augustus Michener (b.1844-d.AFT 1910) on 23 Apr 1905 at Brooklyn, NY. He was a Civil War vet. His sword is on display at the Ten Rooms of History at Berne, NY. She was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Berne, Albany, NY.
  • Nellie L. Ball -b. ABT 1877 -d.Unknown. She married Sherwood L. Whitehead at Brookhaven, Lincoln, MS in 1895. They had three children: Sherwood L., Edna, and John T.

Death

John Peter Ball died December 14, 1905 at Garden City, MS.

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