Rachel Jane <I>Ball</I> Baxter

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Rachel Jane Ball Baxter

  • Birth 5 Jan 1857 Lee County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 11 Jan 1931 Hopeton, Woods County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Woods County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 48627797

Rachel was the daughter of Jonathan Kelly Ball and Rachel Kelly. She married James Baxter (son of Elizabeth Baxter) on 26 Mar 1882. He was born in 1863 in TN. They settled in Oklahoma (or Indian Territory) before it was a state. They had children:

Ollie m. Miss Poindexter
Myrtle m. Mr. Porter
James Jr.


"The Ball Family of Southwest Virginia" by Palmer R. Ball (1933)

"The Ball Family of the Potomac (1654-2004)" by Doris LeClerc Ball, PH.D. and George L. Ball, M.S.
Pedigree Resource File

name: Rachel Ball [1]
gender: Female
birth: 1 MAY 1857
afn: 48S9-BCD
father: Jonathan Kelly Ball (AFN: 48S8-33D )
mother: Eliza Rollins (AFN: 48S9-4Z3 )
submitter: hgpoynor2711784
submitter: gpoynor2711783
submission date: 25 Sep 2001
submission id: MM95-8H7
person count: 6,481


Source Citation
"Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/94WS-4V2 : accessed 23 September 2012), entry for Rachel Ball.
"United States Census, 1860," Rachael J Ball, , Lee, Virginia

name: Rachael J Ball
residence: , Lee, Virginia
ward: The Western Dis
age: 3 years
estimated birth year: 1857
birthplace: Lee Co Virginia
gender: Female
page: 181
family number: 1191
film number: 805357
dgs number: 4297386
image number: 00425
nara number: M653

Citing this Record

"United States Census, 1860," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M41X-FTK : accessed 28 Sep 2012), Rachael J Ball, , Lee, Virginia; citing p. 181, family 1191; NARA microfilm publication M653, FHL microfilm 805357.
"Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940," Rachel Ball, 1882

groom's name: James Baxter
groom's birth date: 1862
groom's birthplace: Tennessee
groom's age: 20
bride's name: Rachel Ball
bride's birth date: 1857
bride's birthplace: Lee Co, Virginia
bride's age: 25
marriage date: 26 Mar 1882
marriage place: Lee Co, Virginia
groom's father's name:
groom's mother's name: Elizabeth Baxter
bride's father's name: Jonathan Ball
bride's mother's name:
groom's race:
groom's marital status: Single
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race:
bride's marital status: Single
bride's previous husband's name:
indexing project (batch) number: M86880-6
system origin: Virginia-EASy
source film number: 32441
reference number: p 54 #7

Citing this Record

"Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X5BS-W23 : accessed 28 Sep 2012), James Baxter and Rachel Ball, 26 Mar 1882; citing reference p 54 #7, FHL microfilm 32441.
Pedigree Resource File

name: Rachel /Ball/
gender: Female
birth: 5 Jan 1857
, Lee, Virginia
death: 11 Jan 1931
father: Jonathan Kelly /Ball/
mother: Eliza /Rollins/
Marriages (1)
spouse: James /Baxter/
marriage: 26 Mar 1882
Lee County Virginia
submitter: cfields1101240
submission date: 24 Jan 2004
submission id: MMQT-WYX
person count: 2,580

Source Citation
"Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/STNB-XV6 : accessed 28 September 2012), entry for Rachel /Ball/.

Bio by: Debra Polly

Family Members






  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: U.S. Grave Walker
  • Added: 23 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48627797
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rachel Jane Ball Baxter (5 Jan 1857–11 Jan 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48627797, citing Pleasant View Cemetery, Woods County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .