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William Watts Ball
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Birth: Dec. 9, 1868
Laurens County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1952
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA

William Watts Ball was the son of Beaufort Watts Ball and Eliza Watts-Ball. He married Faye Witte 21 April 1897 in Charleston, SC.
Ball was the long-time Managing Editor of the Charleston "News and Courier" newspaper.
His journalism career took him successively from the Laurens "Advertiser" to the Charleston "Evening Post," Greenville and Florida newspapers, the Columbia "State," and from 1923 until his retirement from the Charleston "News and Courier".
He was also the author of "The State That Forgot", a volume of South Carolina history and political philosophy. 
 
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 Parents:
  Beaufort Watts Ball (1830 - 1902)
  Henrietta Eliza Watts Ball (1848 - 1936)
 
 Spouse:
  Fay Witte Ball (1868 - 1971)
 
 Children:
  Katharine Ball Ripley (1898 - 1955)*
  Charlotte Ball (1900 - 1900)*
  Margaret Ball Hickey (1902 - 1988)*
  William Watts Ball (1905 - 1974)*
  Fay Cornelia Ball King (1909 - 1986)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Watts Ball (1868 - 1952)
  Beaufort Watts Ball (1871 - 1874)*
  Beaufort Watts Ball (1877 - 1878)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Magnolia Cemetery
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: LisaBee, Texas
Record added: Jan 11, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7073627
William Watts Ball
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William Watts Ball
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