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Melissa Flavilla Kendall Ball
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1835
Bethel
Windsor County
Vermont, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1892
Boonville
Mendocino County
California, USA

Melissa Kendall was the daughter of Young Ichabod Kendall and Fannie Flavilla Burnham. She was one of a set of twins, her brother being Alonzo Burnham Kendall. Their mother died a few days after their birth. She married Eleazer Sheffield on 18 Oct 1852 in Illinois and had two daughters, Ella Mellissa and Ethel Alamanza both born in Illinois. Nothing is known about what happened to Mr. Sheffield but sometime in the 1850's Melissa's brother was living in California so she joined him in Boonville, Mendocino Co., CA and married J. D. Ball in Soda Spring Rancho, Russian River, Sonoma Co., CA on 1 Jan 1855. They had 8 more children, Julia Flavilla, Mary Paralee, Martha Merinda, Jay Dee, Chardon Scott, Emmett Burnham, Dreme Life and Emily Ermanonda. They were all born in Boonville, Mendocino Co., CA 
 
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 Parents:
  Young Ichabod Kendall (1814 - 1890)
 
 Spouse:
  Jefferson Davis Ball (1826 - 1900)
 
 Children:
  Ella Melissa Sheffield Filkins (1852 - 1902)*
  Ethel Alamanza Sheffield Smalley (1853 - 1930)*
  Julia Flavilla Ball Wightman (1856 - 1900)*
  Mary Paralee Ball Hale (1859 - 1911)*
  Martha Merinda Ball Hunt (1860 - 1920)*
  Jay Dee Ball (1863 - 1915)*
  Chardon Scott Ball (1865 - 1896)*
  Emmett Burnham Ball (1868 - 1941)*
  Emmett Burnham Ball (1868 - 1941)*
  Dreeme Life Ball (1873 - 1917)*
  Emily Ermanonda Ball Miller (1877 - 1956)*
 
 Siblings:
  Melissa Flavilla Kendall Ball (1835 - 1892)
  Alonzo Burnham Kendall (1835 - 1929)*
  Theodore Berry Kendall (1844 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Boonville
Mendocino County
California, USA
 
Created by: Ronna Dumas
Record added: Feb 06, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5192680
Melissa Flavilla <i>Kendall</i> Ball
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Melissa Flavilla <i>Kendall</i> Ball
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Melissa Flavilla <i>Kendall</i> Ball
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- Ronna Dumas
 Added: Aug. 26, 2005
 
 
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