BALL, WILLIAM HENDERSON - Boone County, West Virginia | WILLIAM HENDERSON BALL - West Virginia Gravestone Photos

William Henderson BALL

Henderson Ball (Aleshire Hollow or behind Hill's / Meadow Fork of Hewett) Cemetery
Boone County,
West Virginia

Birth: Dec. 16, 1847
Death: Apr. 7, 1897

s/o Joseph Jr. & Delilah (Comer) Ball

m/ Mary Book Ball

Drown in a shallow well

Row 2 2nd grave as you go up the hill


William Henderson Ball oldest child of Joseph Jr. & Delilah (Comer) Ball was born in Monroe County, Va (WVA) 30 Dec 1847 and died at Meadow Fork of Hewett, Boone Co., WV on 8 April 1897 leaving 8 children to survive. He had married Mary Jane Book born 1859 in Tazewell County VA daughter of George & Saluda (Thompson) Book. They married 5 Nov 1875 in Boone County, WV. Henderson Ball as he was called owned more than 400 acres on Meadow Fork and Aleshire Fork of Hewetts Creek. This land was divided among his 8 Children about 1913. He was a farmer by trade.
The first cemetary located on what was to become his property was by a Smith Family and it is now gone. The 2nd known Cemetary located on what was to become his property is located across the valley from what is called the Henderson Ball Cemetery and was called the Community Cemetery now known as Spencer/McNelly Cemetery contained the graves of his father and mother in-law George & Saluda Book. They had one other daughter Rhoda who married Ashford W. Ball.
Children of Henderson & Mary Ball were: Claudia Cora Ball m. John Fielding Lewis India B. Ball m. Calvin Ball Esther J. Ball m. George Hill Mabel Ball m. Leander "Lee" Craddock George S. Ball m. Charlotte "Lottie" Browning William Tecumseh Ball m. Effie Lee Elkins Cyrus Winfield Ball m. Florence Mildred Miller Archie Hilda Ball m. Wesley Grigg Spencer

Contributed on 10/29/14 by william_cm_com
Email This Contributor

Record #: 571

Thank you for visiting the West Virginia Gravestone Photo Project

On this site you can upload gravestone photos, locate ancestors and perform genealogy research. If you have a relative buried in West Virginia, we encourage you to upload a digital image using our Submit a Photo page. Contributing to this geneology archive helps family historians and genealogy researchers locate their relatives and complete their family tree.

Submitted: 10/29/14 • Approved: 10/29/14 • Last Updated: 10/29/14 • R571-G0

Other GPP Projects  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Site Map  |  Admin Login