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Spencer J. V. Ball
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Birth: Sep. 29, 1815
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1898
Fort Madison
Lee County
Iowa, USA

After his father's death, Spencer's mother moved to Washington, Kentucky and married Alexander Marshall. Educated at Augusta University, Spencer left Kentucky at the age of nineteen to go to Missouri. He first lived in Clarksville before beginning stamboating on the Mississippi River at the age of twenty. From a subordinate position he was advanced to pilot, and then to captain. He remained connected with river interests until the year 1884 when he retired from the business. 
Bellefontaine Cemetery
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 62 Lot 503
Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: Jan 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33304215
Spencer J. V. Ball
Added by: Connie Nisinger
Spencer J. V. Ball
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