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Emery Madison Ball
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Birth: 1842
Death: 1918

Triple stone;
E.M.
Ella B
Amy R.


4th Sergeant, Co. A, 3rd Virginia State Line (Moccasin Rangers). Enlisted 15 July 1861 in Calhoun Co., Va. Private Co. A, 19th Virginia Cavalry.
Age 17, farmer, Calhoun Co. 1860 Census.
Enlisted Williamsburg, Greenbrier County, W.Va. 1 Mar. 1863. Not stated if present or absent on muster-in-roll dated March 1863.
Enlisted in 20th Virginia Cavalry, Company H, at Camp Northwest, W.Va. on 1 June 1863. Elected 1st Lieutenant 4 June 1863. Commanding Company H, 2 Oct. 1863.
Absent in arrest 31 Oct. 1863-31 Aug. 1864.
Absent 1 Sep. 1864-31 Oct. 1864 (dated 30 Dec. 1864) in arrest.
Absent 15 Dec. 1864, listed as prisoner of war since 31 Oct. 1863.
Deserted. Reported to U.S. Forces 25 Dec. 1864, took the oath of allegiance and gave his bond.
He lived in Center District, Calhoun County. Age 27, farmer, Center District, Calhoun Co., W.Va. 1870 Census. Age 39, farmer, Center District, Calhoun Co., W.Va. 1880 Census.

In addition to Hannah Elliott, he was also married to Ella B. Wright Durst on 6 April 1918 in Calhoun County, WV. Emery Madison Ball's parents were McFarlane and Eliza (Hathaway)Ball.
McFarlane, Eliza, and son William all died around 1845 of typhoid fever. At that time, Emery Madison and siblings Jasper, Martha, Sarah, and McFarlane were taken in by his father's brother, John Wesley Ball and wife Rachel Barr Ball. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Wesley Ball (1796 - 1860)
  Rachel Barr Ball (1800 - 1876)
 
 Spouse:
  Hannah Elliott Ball (1847 - 1889)*
 
 Children:
  Norvel Leo Ball (1867 - 1954)*
  Ira Ball (1879 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  David Ball (1823 - 1845)*
  John Wesley Ball (1825 - 1854)*
  Emily Ball (1828 - 1837)*
  Levi Ball (1833 - 1895)*
  Alpheus Ball (1835 - 1879)*
  Matilda Ball Johnson (1838 - 1902)*
  Franklin Ball (1841 - 1862)*
  Emery Madison Ball (1842 - 1918)
  Druscilla Ball Stump (1843 - 1909)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sand Ridge Cemetery
Calhoun County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: absintheminded
Record added: Jun 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53376838
Emery Madison Ball
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Emery Madison Ball
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Emery Madison Ball
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- Jim
 Added: Nov. 21, 2012

- absintheminded
 Added: Nov. 6, 2011
 
 
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