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Jasper Clinton Ball (1852 - 1933)

Jasper Clinton Ball
Born in Allegheny Township, Venango, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 31 Jul 1915 in Ottowa Lake, Michiganmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 81 in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United Statesmap
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Ancestor of Notable Lucille Desiree (Ball) Morton


Jaspar was born 16 May 1852. He was the son of Clinton Ball.

He married (1) 15 Nov 1876 in Dunkrik, Chautauqua, New York to Nellie Rebecca, daughter of George O Durrell and Ann J. [1]

Then married (2) Clara M. Zichr, b. 20 March 1889 in Manwell, Lucas, Ohio. She was the daughter of John Ziehr and Louisa Killian. Both parents are from Germany. She was working as a telephone operator in 1910, as Jasper was a telephone manager.

Jasper C Ball, spouse of Clara Zichr and father of Lousia Cynthia Ball. [2]

Census Data

In 1860, the family is living in Allegheny, Venango, Pennsylvania. Present in the household are[3]:

  1. C M Ball, 43
  2. C F Ball , 35
  3. Wm W Ball, 13
  4. Mehitable Ball, 8
  5. Caroline Ball, 6
  6. Jasper C Ball, 4
  7. Cyntha Ball, 2

In 1865, the family is living in Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York. Present in the household are[4]:

  1. Clintin M Ball, 47
  2. Cynthia Ball , 32
  3. William Ball, 19
  4. Ann Ball, 14
  5. Jasper Ball, 11
  6. Caroline Ball, 9
  7. Cynthia M Ball, 7
  8. Gertrude E Ball, 1

In 1870, the family is living in Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York. Clinton's birthplace is listed as Vermont. Present in the household are[5]:

  1. Clinton M Ball, 53
  2. Cyntha V Ball, 46
  3. Jasper Ball, 17
  4. Carrie Ball, 14
  5. Jinnie Ball, 12
  6. Gertrude Ball, 6
  7. Frank Ball, 3
  8. Albert Minor, 22

In 1880, the family is living in Sheridan, Chautauqua, New York. He is working as a farmer. Present in the household are[6]:

  1. Jasper C. Ball, 26
  2. Nellie R. Ball, 23
  3. George J Ball, 2
  4. Frank C. Ball, 1

In 1910, Jasper C Ball is living on Royal Ave in Jamestown Ward 6, Chautauqua, New York. He is a telephone manager married for 34 years to his wife Nellie. Present in the household are[7]:

  1. Jasper C Ball, 56
  2. Nellie R Ball , 54
  3. Harry D Ball , 23
  4. Blanche D Ball, 20

Jasper Clinton Ball appears in 1920, in Millcreek, Erie, Pennsylvania. He is married to Clara C. Ball. He's working as a salesman in real estate. Present in the household are[8]:

  1. James C J Ball, 65
  2. Clara C Ball, 30
  3. Louise C Ball, 3, [3 6/12]
  4. Helen T Ball, 1 [1 6/12]

In 1930, the family is living in Buffalo, Erie, New York. Present in the household are[9]:

  1. Jasper Ball, 78
  2. Clara Ball, 40
  3. Louise Ball, 13
  4. Helen Ball, 11
  5. Harold Ball, 10
  6. Doris Ball, 8
  7. Ruth Ball, 5
  8. William Ball, 3


  1. Census of the state of New York, for 1875. Microfilm. New York State Archives, Albany, New York.
  2. Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.
  3. Year: 1860; Census Place: Allegheny, Venango, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1189; Page: 18; Image: 22; Family History Library Film: 805189
  4. Census of the state of New York, for 1865. Microfilm. New York State Archives, Albany, New York.
  5. Year: 1870; Census Place: Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York; Roll: M593_913; Page: 541A; Image: 189548; Family History Library Film: 552412.
  6. Year: 1880; Census Place: Sheridan, Chautauqua, New York; Roll: 816; Family History Film: 1254816; Page: 52A; Enumeration District: 070; Image: 0462. Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  7. Year: 1910; Census Place: Jamestown Ward 6, Chautauqua, New York; Roll: T624_930; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 0169; FHL microfilm: 1374943
  8. Year: 1920; Census Place: Millcreek, Erie, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1567; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 132; Image: 754. Original data: Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 are on roll 323 (Chicago City).
  9. Year: 1930; Census Place: Buffalo, Erie, New York; Roll: 1432; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0275; Image: 207.0; FHL microfilm: 2341167. (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.)
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 21 June 2021), memorial page for Jasper Clinton Ball (16 May 1852–24 May 1933), Find A Grave: Memorial #6780228, citing Buffalo Cemetery, Cheektowaga, Erie County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Barbie Reineke (contributor 46517669) .

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Ball-5 and Ball-3958 appear to represent the same person because: Contain duplicate wives as well. Please assist in the merger. Thanks.
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