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Alpheus Ball (1836 - 1879)

Alpheus Ball
Born in Lewis, Virginia, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 17 Mar 1861 in Gilmer, West Virginiamap
Died at about age 43 in Baltimore, Maryland, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Dec 2008
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Alpheus Ball was born to John Ball and Rachel Barr in 1836[1].

In 1861, he married Cinderella Stump [2] and they had several children[3][4]:

  1. Massidona b. 1862
  2. Franklin b. 1863
  3. Emery b. 1866
  4. Louisa b. 1867
  5. Idella b. 1878

Alpheus died in 1879[5].


  1. United States Census, 1860, database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2017), John Ball, 1860.
  2. West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970, database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018), Alphus Ball and Sindrilla Stump, 17 Mar 1861; citing Gilmer Co., West Virginia, v 1 p 7, county clerks, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 808,589.
  3. United States Census, 1870, database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Althens Ball, West Virginia, United States; citing p. 21, family 137, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 553,185.
  4. United States Census, 1880, database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 July 2017), Cindarella Ball, 1880; citing enumeration district ED 140, sheet 180B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d), roll 1402; FHL microfilm 1,255,402.
  5. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 14 April 2019), memorial page for Alpheus Ball (1835–13 May 1879), Find A Grave: Memorial #69867397, citing Bethlehem Cemetery, Grantsville, Calhoun County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by eidolon126 (contributor 46937342) .

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Ball-15795 and Ball-2 appear to represent the same person because: Same FAG link to both.
posted by Jamie Ball

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