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William Madison Ball
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1822
Madison County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 14, 1909
Gentry County
Missouri, USA

Son of Strother Ball and Rebecca Stephens
Husband of Frances Adilla Lisle

Obit: William M Ball was born Sept 20, 1819, State of Illinois; Died July 14, 1909, aged 89y 9m 22d. Was married to Frances Lisle January 29, 1849. There were born to this union 6 children, 3 sons and 3 daughters. He leaves the companion of his youth with whom he traveled 60 years, 5 months and 15 days, 2 sons and 2 daughters and a host of friends.

He volunteered and served his country under the flag of our nation in the civil war. Was united to the church of Christ most 60 years ago and was baptized by Hiram Warner. Was an Elder of the old Brick church for more than 40 years. Was a doctor of medicine for many years. Was a man of strong conviction of right and wrong; was a true American citizen, a model christian, a devoted and generous father, a true and loving husband. He came to Gentry county, MO in 1844 and entered the land on which he died. The funeral was conducted by Elder J D McClure, from Rev 14-13 "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth yea, Saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labors; and their works do follow them." 
 
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 Parents:
  Strother Smith Ball (1791 - 1861)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances Adilla Lisle Ball (1822 - 1914)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Ann Ball Murphy (1849 - 1912)*
  John Lemuel Ball (1854 - 1929)*
  Missouri Ball (1856 - 1864)*
 
 Siblings:
  Delilah Ann Ball McQuinn (1820 - 1903)*
  William Madison Ball (1822 - 1909)
  Hezekiah Wright Ball (1824 - 1896)*
  Lavisa Emily Ball Rowhuff (1826 - 1910)*
  James R. Ball (1830 - 1901)*
  Enyart Elmer Ball (1833 - 1913)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Brick Cemetery
Albany
Gentry County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Judy McMichael
Record added: Sep 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21775011
William Madison Ball
Added by: Judy McMichael
 
 
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- Susie Boucher
 Added: Oct. 19, 2014
William moved to Gentry County, Missouri in 1844, and owned 360 acres of farmland. Frances Adilla Lisle became his wife in 1849. They had 6 children. He enlisted in the Civil War on June 15, 1863. During the Battle of Big Blue near Lexington, MO, his hors...(Read more)
- Laurie
 Added: Dec. 2, 2010

- LP
 Added: Jul. 19, 2009
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