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Rev John C Ball
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Birth: 1839
Death: Feb. 7, 1872
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA

*age at death, indicates he was bn abt 1838-'39:

"Rev. John C. Ball, died in Lock's Village, Mass, Feb. 4, 1872, aged 33 years. He became a Christian when quite young and united with the church in Ashfield, Mass. He began to preach in 1862 and was ordained at the September Quarterly Meeting in 1867. His ministry was mostly in this Q.M. He preached as he had opportunity in Leverett, Shutesbury and Ashfield, Mass, till 1868, when he became pastor of the church in Straton, VT and preached also for the West Jamaica church. His death was most painful. While watching with a sick daughter, he fell asleep and overturned the lamp. The oil saturated his clothes so that he was fatally burned before he could be relieved. He was a devoted and consistent Christian, and willing to do what he could."
---from "Free Baptist Cyclopedia," pub. 1889, by Burgess and Ward.

Family links: 
  Lucy Ball (____ - 1887)
  Lydia A Ball (____ - 1848)*
  Reuben Meret Ball (____ - 1855)*
  Daniel Edwin Ball (1844 - 1864)*
  Augustus Mason Ball (1856 - 1925)*
*Calculated relationship
Gardner Cemetery
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Philip Johnson
Record added: Nov 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80544786
Rev John C Ball
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A Free Baptist minister, in Mass. and VT; died at 33 years in fatal accident.Rest in peace.
- wvy
 Added: May. 13, 2013

- Sue Downhill
 Added: Mar. 10, 2013

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