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James Heaton Ball
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Birth: Nov. 29, 1858
Death: Jan. 1, 1944

James H. Ball, son of Demos and Margaret H. Ball, was born in Rush County, Indiana, November 29, 1858, and was married at Carthage, Rush County, October 30, 1899, to Carrie M., daughter of Oliver P. and Florence Overman.

The six children born to them are named Myron O., Donald D., James R., Harold H., Cedric O., and Florence H.

The Methodist Episcopal is the church of their choice. Mr. Ball was educated in the local county schools. He is a man of varied business interests, carrying on. In addition to general farming, the breeding and raising of thoroughbred Shorthorn cattle and Poland-China hogs, and an extensive trade as grain merchant. He is a member of the Masonic, Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias and Maccabees lodges.

Mr. Ball was born on his father's farm in Jackson township. At the death of his parents he made his home with his uncle, C. A. Ball, of Posey township until reaching his majority and then engaged in farming. In October, 1891, he removed to Carthage and two years later to Rushville. Since 1895 he has been a member of the firm of Ball & Ball, grain and seed buyers, at Rushville. He has a beautiful home about a mile north of the city.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Demosthenes Ball (1825 - 1876)
  Margaret Hester Heaton Ball (1827 - 1874)
 
 Spouse:
  Carrie Overman Ball (1867 - 1949)
 
 Children:
  Donald Demosthenes Ball (1894 - 1966)*
  Harold Heaton Ball (1897 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lula Pearl Ball (____ - 1870)*
  Marian Ball (____ - 1860)*
  Laura G Ball (____ - 1870)*
  James Heaton Ball (1858 - 1944)
  Elmer Ball (1862 - 1878)*
  Ida M Ball Henderson (1865 - 1898)*
  Edith Ball (1876 - 1876)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: Links and bio provided by contributor Greg Raike.
 
Burial:
East Hill Cemetery
Rushville
Rush County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section 5
 
Created by: Linda Mahan
Record added: May 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37174313
James Heaton Ball
Added by: Greg Raike
 
James Heaton Ball
Added by: Greg Raike
 
James Heaton Ball
Added by: Greg Raike
 
 
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