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Ball family

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Works: 33 works in 36 publications in 1 language and 36 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Local history  Genealogy  Sources  Personal narratives  Observations  Court decisions and opinions  Deeds 
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Most widely held works by Ball family
Ball family correspondence by Ball family( )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electrostatic copies of letters from members of the Ball family in Arkansas, Kentucky, and Illinois, chiefly to Lucinda Robison (?) Smith in Washington County, Ark., Austin, Tex., and elsewhere
by T. H Ball( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family correspondence, mss. of both religious and historical writings, and photos of the Ball family and Dinwiddie family of Porter County, Ind
by Richards family( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence, genealogical material on the Bartram and Richards families, and other papers. Includes letters received (1793-1806) by William Richards (1738-1823) from his son Samuel (1769-1842); letter book (1840-1869) of Jesse (1782-1854) and Thomas Haskin Richards (1812-1873); correspondence (1881-1936) of Samuel Bartram Richards, largely genealogical; travel journal (1810) of a trip from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh and Niagara Falls by Thomas Richards (1780-1860); and estate and other papers of William Richards for 1787-1851, Samuel Richards for 1805-1846, Jesse Richards for 1814-1847, William T. Smith (1734-1812) for 1798-1853 and of members of the Ball family. Places represented include Batsto, N.J
by Ball family( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These items are mainly deeds, wills, inventories, and other records recorded in Lancaster County and/or Fauquier County, Virginia
Ball family papers by Ball family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Plantation account book, 1804-1890, a volume documenting operations at various plantations owned by the Ball family: Hyde Park, Cedar Hill, Jericho, Quinby, Limerick, and Halidon Hill, with lists of births among enslaved African-Americans, records of blankets and cloth distributed, weather observations, planting and harvesting
Ball family papers by Ball family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Scattered business documents and correspondence
Papers by Ernest R Ball( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Biographical sketch, performance contracts, Ball family correspondence, announcements of performances, a list of Ball's songs, a proclamation of Ernest R. Ball Days in Cleveland, 1966, correspondence and other material relating to memorial tributes, and news clippings. The material pertains to the musical career of Ball and also illuminates the relationships between Ball and his family, particularly with his mother, Anna Krocker Ball, and his son, Roland Ball
Ball family genealogical records by Ball family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Typescript volumes of the Ball family, in part of Block Island, Virginia, and Massachusetts; includes reference to John Ball, Alling Ball, Edward Ball, William Ball, and many others
by Ball family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of Richare Henry Ball by Richard Henry Ball( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Richard Henry Ball papers include: Correspondence and other papers of Ball and of members of his family, relating to Ball's activities as a circuit rider on the Northern Neck, Va. circuit, to such Methodist educational institutions as the Northumberland Academy in Heathville, Va., Madison College, Uniontown, Pa., and Central Female Academy, Culloden, Ga., and to Ball's dismissal from the ministry on charges of misconduct. Includes a diary (Aug. 1869-Feb. 1870) kept by Ball's daughter Katie which gives a picture of Methodist activities and other events in Washington, D.C
Ball Records. Part I. Index to Wills of Ball, Balle, or Balls, in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Somerset House ... 1445-1802 by Henry Hauston Ball( Book )

1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Three distinct units comprise the bulk of the correspondence. From 1848 until 1901, Catherine Theus, Jane Shoolbred, and Eliza C. Ball corresponded with Julia Saffery Obear, of Winnsboro, S.C., the wife of the Rev. Josiah Obear. In the 1890s, James Poyas Foster, a salesman with the Charleston, S.C., firm of Edmonds T. Brown, corresponded with his fiance and later wife, Jane Ball, as he made the rounds of towns from the coast to the sandhills. Correspondents in the 1920s and 1930s include Jane Ball Foster and her daughter Jane, who married Gilbert Alexander Gilchrist, and Mary H. Gibbs Ball and her daughters, Eleanor Ball Combe and Lydia Child Ball
Ball family papers by Ball family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Personal papers of three Amherst College alumni, the Rev. Albert H. Ball (AC 1866) and his two sons Allan (AC 1892) and Walter (AC 1897). The collection includes alumni notes, notebooks, manuscript writings, and printed matter. Rev. Albert Ball's materials consist of chronicles of his alumni class of 1866 and a commonplace book; Allan and Walter Ball's papers chiefly document their professional lives, as classical teacher/scholar and fiction writer, respectively
Ball family business records by Ball family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Accounts, correspondence, deeds, and other material relating to a general store and merchandizing business in Sherbrooke, Stanstead, and Coaticook, Quebec and Elgin, Illinois controlled largely by the Ball family. Includes a considerable amount of material concerning agricultural improvements and the development of a country estate; the business accounts and correspondence of Leonard C. Ball of Sherbrooke, and of Albert P. Ball of Stanstead; Leonard C. Ball's accounts and correspondence with the British American Land Company on land purchases and his agreement to furnish its settlers with necessaries; an agreement, accounts, and letters relating to the partnership of Williams C. Kimball and Leonard C. Ball in a general store in Elgin, Illinois
Papers by Ball family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of the correspondence, family papers, and items collected by George Alexander Ball, 1862-1955, his wife, Frances Emily (Woodworth) Ball, 1872-1958, and their daughter, Elisabeth Woodworth Ball, 1897-1982, of the Ball glass manufacturing family of Muncie, Indiana
Papers by Thom family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Chiefly papers of Joseph Catesby Thom (1809-1881) of "Berry Hill," Culpeper County, Va., including correspondence, account books, loose accounts, and estate papers. Some materials concern the emancipation of the slaves of John Triplett Thom (1770-1855) after his death. Also included are genealogical notes and correspondence of William Taylor Thom (1849-1930) concerning the Ball, Downman, Lewis, Mertins, Thom and Waring families. Early papers are miscellaneous estate and legal papers of the Ball family of Lancaster and Old Rappahannock counties, including deeds of gift for slaves
Outerbridge and Ball family deed by Outerbridge family( )

1 edition published in 1766 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection consists of a 1766 deed from Mary and William Outerbridge and George and Esther Ball to John Hodgson of South Carolina for Lot 315 in Charleston, South Carolina, sold for £4,000. The lot originally belonged to Mary Basset of South Carolina. At her death, she left the lot to her daughter, Dorothy Basset. Dorothy married John Edwards, but they did not have an heir to whom they could leave the property. Therefore, the property passed to Thomas Smith, Mary Basset's brother. Through Thomas, the land passed to his granddaughters and heiresses, Mary Outerbridge and Esther Ball
Ball family papers, 1750-1932) by Ball family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of several generations of the Ball and Justis families of Delaware
Ball family papers by Ball family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence between various members of the Ball family, from locations as far flung as Little Osage, Missouri, and Tecumsah, Michigan. The letters contain information on such subjects as religious revivals, alcoholism, and Civil War raiders. Also in the collection are three manuscripts containing genealogical information
William J. Ball books by William J Ball( )

1 edition published in 1804 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Records of three generations of the Ball family at a group of Cooper River plantations, Charleston District (later Berkeley County), S.C., including Cedar Hill, Halidon Hill, Hyde Park, Jericho, Limerick, Midway, and Quinby. Volumes include intermittent slave, planting, and weather records, 1804-1890; minutes, 1847-1858, of the Strawberry Agricultural Society; and a hog killing record, 1819-1834, detailing distribution of meat to slaves
 
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