Levi Marion Ball

Descendants of Levi Marion Ball

Generation 3

1. LEVI MARION3 BALL1, 2, 3 (Eaton2, John1) was born in June 1856 (Union County, Georgia /border/ Cherokee County, North Carolina). He died before Bef. 1910 in Cherokee County, North Carolina. He married (1) LUCINDA CUNNINGHAM on January 04, 1880 in Monroe County, Tennessee. She was born in 1861 in North Carolina. She died in 1883 in probably Tennessee. He married (2) MARY CUNNINGHAM about Abt. 1886 in probably in Cherokee County, North Carolina. She was born in March 1849 in North Carolina. She died after Aft. 1910.

Levi Marion Ball and Lucinda Cunningham had the following children:

i. GEORGE CUNNINGHAM3 BALL4, 5, 6, 7 was born between November 28, 1877-1880 in Cherokee County, North Carolina. He died on November 14, 1956 in Englewood, McMinn County, Tennessee (Sunrise Cemetery, Englewood, McMinn County, Tennessee8, 9). He married Nancy Annetta Akin, daughter of Elias Balus “Eli” Akin and Minerva Jane Tucker on August 16, 1902 in Cherokee Country, North Carolina. She was born on September 13, 1876 in Ranger, Cherokee County, North Carolina. She died on March 21, 1947 in Englewood, McMinn County, Tennessee (Sunrise Cemetery, Englewood, McMinn County, Tennessee8).

ii. MARINTHIA MAE BALL1, 10, 11, 12 was born in September 1882 in North Carolina, probably Cherokee County1. She died in 1931 in Hydro, Caddo County, Oklahoma (Hydro Masonic Cemetery, Hydro, Blaine County, Oklahoma13). She married (1) COLUMBUS ERASTUS WALKER, son of George Monroe Walker and Minerva Elizabeth Ditmore on March 28, 1901 in Notla Twp., Cherokee Country, North Carolina14. He was born on June 20, 1879 in Cherokee County, North Carolina. He died on September 19, 1953 in Cherokee County, North Carolina. She married (2) DAVID DANIEL STEPP on February 06, 1908 in Choteau, Mayes County, Oklahoma. He was born on December 25, 1848 in Miller County, Missouri. He died on March 29, 1918 in Choteau, Mayes County, Oklahoma (Choteau Cemetery, Choteau, Mayes County, Oklahoma). She married (3) PLESANT HENRY DITMORE, son of Charles Willis Ditmore and Mary Catherine Hampton on January 09, 1919 in Caddo County, Oklahoma15. He was born on September 05, 1869 in Notla Twp., Cherokee County, North Carolina. He died on January 28, 1957 in Hydro, Caddo County, Oklahoma (Hydro Masonic Cemetery, Hydro, Blaine County, Oklahoma13).

iii. CASS ANNAH BALL16, 17, 18, 19, 20 was born on November 23, 1883 in Tennessee21. She died on July 23, 1964 in Hydro, Caddo County, Oklahoma (Hydro Masonic Cemetery, Hydro, Blaine County, Oklahoma22). She married Ulysses Francis Ditmore, son of Charles Willis Ditmore and Mary Catherine Hampton on July 27, 1899 in Cherokee County, North Carolina23. He was born on September 06, 1878 in Notla Twp., Cherokee County, North Carolina. He died on April 06, 1959 in Hydro, Caddo County, Oklahoma (Hydro Masonic Cemetery, Hydro, Blaine County, Oklahoma22).



Russ Howard graciously shared the photo of Ples and Rintha (Ball) Ditmore, 2009. I also received several family photos, including seven shared here, from my dear friend & cousin by marriage, Ann Mae (Marshall) Buck (1949 – 2006) Miss you Ann! ♥


Sources

  1. Ball, Levi, M., 1900 – North Carolina, Cherokee County, Western Divison of Notla Twp. (United States. Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census), NA Film Number ___, Page 81A.
  2. Ball, Eaton, 1870 – North Carolina, Cherokee County, Shoal Creek (United States. Bureau of the Census. Ninth Census), Roll: M593_1130; Page: 331B. Image.
  3. Ball, Eaton; Levi 1880 – North Carolina, Cherokee County, Shoal Creek (United States. Bureau of the Census. Tenth Census), Roll: 958; Page: 297A. Dwellings No.: 71, 72. Image.
  4. Ball; Akin; Walker; 1910, NC – Cherokee County, Notla (Thirteenth Census of the United States), Ancestry.com, Roll: T624_1103; District: 0041. Image.
  5. Ball, George C., 1920 – North Carolina, Cherokee County, Notla (Fourteenth Census of the United States), Ancestry.com, Roll: T625_1290; District: 48; Page: 4B. Image.
  6. Ball, George C., 1930 – Tennessee, McMinn County, Englewood (Fifteenth Census of the United States), Ancestry.com, Roll: 2262; Page: 12A; District: 0005. Image.
  7. Ball, George C., 1940 – Tennessee, McMinn County, Englewood (Sixteenth Census of the United States), Ancestry.com, Roll: T627_3915; Page: 8A; District: 54-8. Image.
  8. Ball, George Cunningham; Akin, Nancy Annetta, FindAGrave.com, Created by: Cindy Womble Billman; Record added: Mar 06, 2003; Memorial No.: 7238636.
  9. Ball, George Cunningham (Tennessee Death Records), Ancestry.com, Certificate of Death; Cert. No.: 56-26119. Image.
  10. Name for Marinthia Mae Ball, per my mother in-law, Marjorie Loweta (Ditmore) Anderson, daughter of Marinthia Mae Ball.
  11. Ditmore, Ples H. – 1920 – Oklahoma, Caddo County, Hydro Twp. (United States. Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census).
  12. Ditmore, P. H. – 1930 – Oklahoma, Caddo County, Mount Valley (United States. Bureau of the Census. Fifthteeth Census, 1930.).
  13. Ditmore, Ples H; Rintha M., Hydro Masonic Cemetery, Oklahoma, headstone photos by Allen Woody, Dallas, TX, 2004.
  14. Walker, Columbus Erastus and Marinthia Mae Ball (Marriage License, Office of Registered Deeds, State of North Carolina), Image.
  15. Ditmore, Plesant Henry and Marinthia Mae Stepp, Caddo County Oklahoma Marriage Records Nov 1917 – Oct 1919, Book 9.
  16. Ditmore, 1900 – North Carolina, Cherokee County, Notla Twp. (United States. Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census), Ancestry.com, NA Roll No: T623_1188; Page 3B.
  17. Ditmore, Ulysses; Ditmore, Addie; Ball, Mary, 1910 – North Carolina, Cherokee County, Notla (United States. Bureau of the Census. Thirdteeth Census), Roll: T624_1103; Page: 5B.
  18. Ditmore, Ulysses F. – 1920 – Oklahoma, Caddo County, Hydro Twp. (United States. Bureau of the Census. fifthteenth Census), Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T625_1453, Page 5A, ED 61.
  19. Name for Casannah Ball, per Ann Buck, granddaughter, (ann_buck_2001@…).
  20. Ditmore, Ulysses, 1930 – Oklahoma, Washita County, Seger (Sixteenth Census of the United States), Ancestry.com, Roll: 1938; Page: 1B; District: 0023. Image.
  21. Birth date for Casannah Ball, according to Ann Buck (amaebuck@…), her grandmother’s name was Casannah Ball.
  22. Ditmore, Ulyssee; Annah, Hydro Masonic Cemetery, Oklahoma, headstone photo by Allen Woody, Dallas, TX, 2004. Image.
  23. Ditmore, Ulyssee Francis and Anna Ball, Cherokee County North Carolina Marriages, 1860-1905; Southwest North Carolina Genealogical Society Quarterly. 27 Jul 1899 W.B. Dickey, JOP.

Research By:  Harriet C. Anderson

Eaton Ball

Eaton Ball, Cherokee County. Heritage Page
Eaton BALL and Susannah REES BALL; Cherokee County Heritage Page, North Carolina; received from Yvonne Bowman. c. 2002.

Descendants of Eaton Ball

Generation 2

1. EATON2 BALL1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 (John1) was born in 1808 in Wilkes County, North Carolina. He died after Aft. 1880 in Shoal Creek, Cherokee County, North Carolina (Bear Paw Church Cemetery, Murphy, Cherokee County, North Carolina7). He married SUSANNAH REES. She was born on April 05, 1820 in Madison County, North Carolina. She died after Aft. 1880 in Shoal Creek, Cherokee County, North Carolina (Bear Paw Church Cemetery, Murphy, Cherokee County, North Carolina).

Eaton Ball and Susannah Rees had the following children:

i. JOHN3 BALL3, 8 was born in 1839 in Buncombe County, North Carolina. He died on April 15, 1862 in Company C, 39th Infantry Regiment North Carolina in Knoxville, Tennessee.

ii. JOHNSON BALL3, 4 was born in 1841 in North Carolina. He died between 1863-1865 in Tennessee. (4th North Carolina Infantry Regiment (Allen’s)).

iii. WILLIAM BALL3 was born about Abt. 1843 in North Carolina.

iv. TABITHA BALL3, 4 was born in 1844 in Buncombe County, North Carolina. She married HARRISON LARGE.

v. HENRY BALL3, 4 was born in 1848 (Anderson County, Kentucky -/1860 U.S. Census).

vi. GEORGE WASHINGTON BALL3, 5, 6 was born in 1850 in Kentucky. He died on October 10, 1903. He married MARY ELIZABETH VEST. She died in 1933 in Cherokee County, North Carolina.

vii. DAVID “DAVIS” BALL4 was born in 1852 in Union County, Georgia.

viii. NANCY A. BALL5, 9 was born about Abt. 1854 in Union County, Georgia. She died before Bef. 1900 in probably Fannin County, Georgia10. She married Lynnard Elisha Johnson on May 11, 1871 in Cherokee Country, North Carolina11. He was born on May 01, 1851 in Fannin County, Georgia. He died on April 10, 1939 in Fannin County, Georgia (Tarpley Chapel Cemetery, Mineral Bluff, Fannin County, Georgia12).

ix. ISAAC BALL4 was born in 1855 in Union County, Georgia.

x. LEVI MARION BALL5, 6, 13 was born in June 1856 (Union County, Georgia -/border/ Cherokee County, North Carolina). He died before Bef. 1910 in Cherokee County, North Carolina. He married (1) LUCINDA CUNNINGHAM on January 04, 1880 in Monroe County, Tennessee. She was born in 1861 in North Carolina. She died in 1883 in probably in Tennessee. He married (2) MARY CUNNINGHAM about Abt. 1886 in probably in Cherokee County, North Carolina. She was born in March 1849 in North Carolina. She died after Aft. 1910.

xi. MARY BALL5 was born on May 20, 1860 in Tennessee. She died on October 10, 1943 in Murphy, Cherokee County, North Carolina. She married JAMES JOHNSON. He was born on October 01, 1856 in Cherokee County, North Carolina. He died in February 1944 in Cherokee County, North Carolina.

xii. LOUISA BALL5 was born in 1865 (Tennessee -/1870 U.S. Census, Shoal Creek Cherokee County, North Carolina).


Sources

  1. Moselle M. Puett of Murphy County, North Carolina, Eaton Ball and Susannah Ress Ball (Cherokee County Heirtage Page, North Carolina; Article No. 852, P. 86), probably public library in Cherokee County, North Carolina; Newspaper; Received digital copy from Yvvone Bowmen of North Carolina, 2002. Cited sources per article are family knowledge and census records.
  2. Ball, Eaton – 1840 – North Carolina – Buncombe – Southern Division (United States. Bureau of the Census. Sixth Census, 1840.), NA Number M704_354, Page 137.
  3. Ball, Eaton – 1850 – Kentucky, Knox County, No Twp. Listed (United States. Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census), Roll: M653_892; Page: 2. Image.
  4. Ball, Eaton – 1860 – North Carolina, Beaverdam Dist. (United States. Bureau of the Census. Sixth Census, 1860.), NA Number __, Page 361.
  5. Ball, Eaton, 1870 – North Carolina, Cherokee County, Shoal Creek (United States. Bureau of the Census. Ninth Census), Roll: M593_1130; Page: 331B. Image.
  6. Ball, Eaton; Levi 1880 – North Carolina, Cherokee County, Shoal Creek (United States. Bureau of the Census. Tenth Census), Roll: 958; Page: 297A. Dwellings No.: 71, 72. Image.
  7. Ball, Eaton – North Carolina, Cherokee County, Shoal Creek, NA Film Number: T9-0958, Page: 297A. United States. Bureau of the Census. Tenth Census. 1880.
  8. Ball, Eaton – 1860 – North Carolina, Beaverdam Dist. (United States. Bureau of the Census. Sixth Census, 1860.).
  9. Johnson, Elisha, 1880 – Georgia, Fannin County, Morganton (United States. Bureau of the Census. Tenth Census), Ancestry.com, Roll: 145; Page: 667B; District: 059. Image.
  10. Johnson, Elisha,1900 – Tennessee, McMinn County, Civil District 6 (United States. Bureau of the Census. Eleventh Census), Ancestry.com, Roll: 1585; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0080. Image.
  11. Johnson, Lynnard Elisha; Johnson Family Tree, Ancestry.com, lrjohnson35, 2015.
  12. Johnson, Elisha, FindAGrave.com, Memorial# 75460990.
  13. Ball, Levi, M., 1900 – North Carolina, Cherokee County, Western Divison of Notla Twp. (United States. Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census), NA Film Number ___, Page 81A.


Featured Image: Find A Grave, Bear Paw Church Cemetery, added by: Chuck Garland (#46487579)

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…Harriet C. Anderson,  1998 – 2015