Posted by: Beth | April 13, 2012

MRIN-16 William Tracy Ball and Annetta Taylor

William Tracy Ball and Annetta Taylor

My 2nd great grandparents

MRIN-16

William Tracy Ball

  • Also known as Tracy Ball. He preferred to go by his middle name
  • Born: 15 Sep 1873 in Foosland, Champaign County, Illinois
  • Married: Nettie Taylor on 06 Mar 1899 in Champaign County, Illinois
  • Died: 18 Sep 1931 in Longmont, Boulder County, Colorado
  • Buried: 21 Sep 1931 in Mount Hope Cemetery, Foosland, Champaign County, Illinois
  • Cause of Death: Heart Attack
  • Parents: Robert Gore Ball and Susan Jane Brock

Annetta Taylor

  • Also known as Nettie Taylor/Nettie Ball.
  • Born: 26 Jan 1874 in Foosland, Champaign County, Illinois
  • Married: William Tracy Ball on 06 Mar 1899 in Champaign County, Illinois
  • Died: 16 Apr 1951 in Longmont, Boulder County, Colorado
  • Buried: 19 Apr 1951 in Mountain View Cemetery, Longmont, Boulder County, Colorado
  • Cause of Death: unknown long term illness
  • Parents: John James Taylor and Virginia A. McDaniel

Their Children

  1. Perry Eugene Ball (1900-1984)
  2. Gladys Ball
  3. Virginia Ball (1907-1993)
  4. Robert Gore Ball (1913-1965)

Sources:

    1. 1880 US Census, McLean County, Indiana Population Schedule, Brown Township, Page 7, Lines 16-30
    2. 1900 US Census, Otero County, Colorado Population Schedule, Rockyford, Page 40B, Lines 69-71
    3. 1910 US Census, Boulder County, Colorado Population Schedule, Longmont, Page 3B, Lines 89-95
    4. 1920 US Census, Boulder County, Colorado Population Schedule, Longmont, Page 20A-20B, Lines 46-51
    5. 1930 US Census, Boulder County, Colorado Population Schedule, East Longmont, Page 5B, lines 80-82
    6. 1940 US Census, Boulder County, Colorado Population Schedule, East Longmont, , Sheet 8B, Page 16, Lines 53-54 (this link will take you to Ancestry.com’s free online image of this census)
    7. Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900 , William T. Ball and Nettie Taylor,  1899-03-06, License No. 702.
    8. WWI Draft Registration Card for William Tracy Ball
    9. The Longmont Times – Call, 18 Sep 1931,  HEART ATTACK PROVES FATAL TO SUGAR COMPANY OFFICIAL (article about the death of William Tracy Ball)
    10. Longmont Times – Call, 22 Sep 1931: BALL RITES ARE HELD HERE MONDAY (obituary of  William Tracy Ball)
    11. Longmont Times-Call, 17 Apr 1951, NETTIE BALL DIES MONDAY (obituary of Nettie Taylor Ball)
    12. Find A Grave Memorial # 14067021 / Annette “Nettie” Taylor Ball
    13. Find A Grave Memorial #14713284 / William Tracy Ball
    14. Find A Grave Memorial #60883012 / Virginia Ball Haider
    15. Find A Grave Memorial #87562780 / Robert Gore Ball
    16. Find A Grave Memorial #11866735 / Perry Eugene Ball
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