Doddridge County Roots

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Shelton BALL

Male 1825 - Aft 1880  (~ 56 years)


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  • Name Shelton BALL 
    Born CA 1825  Fauquier Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  Clark District, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  Union District, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Aft 1880  [1
    Person ID I32225  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2010 

    Father Benjamin BALL, Jr.,   b. CA 1775, Fauquier Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1826, Fauquier Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Mother Nancy "Ann" DODD,   b. CA 1786, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. CA 1825, Fauquier Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1807  Fauquier Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F21773  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Christena MOORE,   b. CA 1827,   d. Aft 1880  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Marriage bond 15 Mar 1847  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Married 25 Mar 1847  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • 1850 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Sep 24 1850:
      Shelton Ball, 25, farmer; Hannah, 23; Hannah E, 2.

      1860 Census, Harrison Co, Virginia (now West Virginia):
      Shelton Ball, 35, laborer; Hannah C, 35; Hannah E, 12; David B, 10; Shelton H, 6; Mary C, 4; William F, 2.

      1870 Census, Harrison Co, WV (Clark District), enumerated on Aug 8 1870:
      Shelton Ball, 50, farmer; Christina, 43; Hannah E, 20; Benjamin, 18; Harrison, 15; William F, 13; Mary C, 15; Jonathan, 8; Christian W, 1.

      1880 Census, Ritchie Co, WV (Union District), enumerated on Jun 4 1880:
      Shelton Ball, 78, farmer; wife Hannah C, 53; son Jonathan, 17; son C. Woodard, 11. [4, 5]
    Children 
     1. Hannah E. BALL,   b. 22 Feb 1848, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1931, Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. David Benjamin BALL,   b. 1850, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1912, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     3. Shelton Harrison BALL,   b. 31 Jan 1853, Ritchie Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1917, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     4. Mary Cordelia BALL,   b. 9 Jul 1856, Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1934, Kanawha Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. William Fountain BALL,   b. Aug 1860, Ritchie Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1940, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
     6. John R. BALL,   b. 20 Oct 1861, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1924, Pullman, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     7. Christian Woodyard BALL,   b. 29 Sep 1868, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1952, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Family ID F12509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1870 Census, Harrison Co WV, Clark Dist, 8Aug1870
    1870 Census, Harrison Co WV, Clark Dist, 8Aug1870
    Marriage Record, Harrison County, Virginia
    Marriage Record, Harrison County, Virginia
    Marriage Bond, Harrison County, Virginia
    Marriage Bond, Harrison County, Virginia
    32225_BALL_Shelton_1880Census_RitchieCoWVa_UnionDist_4Jun1880.jpg
    32225_BALL_Shelton_1880Census_RitchieCoWVa_UnionDist_4Jun1880.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S2221] The Ball Family of Carter's Run, James D. Ball, Uniontown, OH, (http://www.ballsplace.com/BALL_GEN.html).

    2. [S941] 1850 Census, Doddridge County, (W)VA.

    3. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV.

    4. [S1583] Marriage record of daughter.

    5. [S1604] Death record of son.