Jan. 6, 1841 West York Crawford County Illinois, USA
Aug. 17, 1941 Sawyer Pratt County Kansas, USA
Edward was the son of Aaron and Susan (Bennett) Ball.
Edward married Sythia Dicks on September 4, 1862 in Crawford Co., Illinois. They were the parents of ten children: Aaron A., Henry R., Anna M., Donnaly, Margaret, Mary Susan, John, Bruce, Clara, and Lucy.
He married second, Sarah L. Gillwater Rodhe Merryman Harrwick on August 18, 1927.