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Daniel BALL
Druzilla (---)
Leicester "Lester" WICKHAM
(1807-1891)
Diana WICKHAM
(1809-1858)
Nathaniel A. BALL
(1829-1909)
Hester Mary WICKHAM
(1830-1875)

Diana BALL
(1857-1929)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. William J. LEACH
2. George Horace SMITH
3. Lincoln Ellsworth BURCH

Diana BALL 3 4

  • Born: 1 Aug 1857, Franklin/Butler Co, IA
  • Marriage (1): William J. LEACH on 18 Apr 1875 in Monona Co, IA 1
  • Marriage (2): George Horace SMITH on 15 Oct 1905 in Mapleton, Monona Co, IA
  • Marriage (3): Lincoln Ellsworth BURCH on 28 Aug 1907 in Mapleton, Monona Co, IA 2
  • Died: 2 Jul 1929, Probably Madison Co, NE at age 71 2
  • Buried: Union Cem., Battle Creek, Madison Co., NE 5
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bullet  General Notes:

PHOTO: submitted by Roger Greenough. Photographer: McVicker Bros., Mapleton, Ia.

MONONA CO, IA MARRIAGE RECORD, Book 1, p. 67: W. J. Leach & Diana "Baul" married Apr 18, 1875.

1880 IA CENSUS, Monona Co, St. Clair Twp: Wm. J. Leach, 35, b. IN, farmer; wife Diana, 24, b. IA. (William's brother George Leach and family was listed next to them on the census.)

1885 IA STATE CENSUS, Monona Co, St. Clair Twp: William Leach, 39, married, farmer, b. IN; Diana Leach, 27, married, b. Franklin Co, IA; Henry Lambert, 33, single, no occupation listed, b. IN.

1895 IA CENSUS, Monona Co, St. Clair Twp: William Leach, 50, b. IN; "Dianna" Leach, 39, b. Linn Co, IA.; Elisha E. Hattery, 1, b. Monona Co, IA.

1900 IA CENSUS, Monona Co, St. Clair Twp: "Dinah" Leach, Aug, 1857, 42, wd, married 25 yrs, 0 children, 0 living, b. IA, parents b. OH; father Nathaniel A. Ball, Jun 1831, 68, wd, b. OH, parents b. OH; ward Solomon Hattery, Jul 1893, 6, b. IA, father's birthplace unknown, mother b. IA; sister Ada Ball, Dec 1878, 21, single, b. IA, parents b. OH; boarder Henderson J. Lambert, Dec 1852, 47, single, b. IN, parents b. IN, farmer.

IA MARRIAGES, 1809-1992:
Groom's Name: George Horace Smith
Groom's Birth Date: 1856
Groom's Birthplace: Illinois
Groom's Age: 49
Bride's Name: Dianna Ball Leach
Bride's Birth Date: 1859
Bride's Birthplace: Iowa
Bride's Age: 46
Marriage Date: 15 Oct 1905
Marriage Place: Mapleton, Monona, Iowa
Groom's Father's Name: Robert Smith
Groom's Mother's Name: Myres
Bride's Father's Name: Nathaniel Ball
Bride's Mother's Name: Mary "Wickum"
Groom's Race: White
Groom's Marital Status: Unknown
Bride's Race: White
Bride's Marital Status: Unknown
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02598-8
System Origin: Iowa-EASy
Source Film Number: 1436148
Reference Number: p40 cn1596

ADOPTION: Diana later adopted the son of her niece (Sarah Jane Keairns), Solomon Hattery, and changed his name to Elisha Ellsworth Leach.

CIVIL WAR PENSION INDEX: GENERAL INDEX TO PENSION FILES, 1861-1934: Dianna Leach filed for a widow's pension on July 30, 1900 - William J. Leach, E 149 Ind. Inf.

1905 IA STATE CENSUS, Monona Co, St. Clair Twp, Mapleton P.O.: "Nathanal" Ball, Mrs. Diana Leach, Elisha E. Leach, and Ada E. Ball were all listed together.

1910 NE CENSUS, Madison Co, Highland Precinct, Battle Creek village: Lincoln E. Burch, 44, 2nd marriage, married 2 yrs, b. IA, father b. KY, mother b. IL, carpenter, house; wife "Diannah", 49, 3rd marriage, married 2 yrs, b. IA, parents b. OH; son William I., 9, b. IA, parents b. IA; dau. "Livina E., 6, b. IA, parents b. IA; sister-in-law, Ada Ball, 36, single, b. IA, parents b. OH.

1920 NE CENSUS, Madison Co, South Deer Creek Twp: Lincoln E., Burch, 54, b. IA, father b. KY, mother b. IL, farmer; wife "Dianna", 62, b. IA, parents b. OH, farmer; son William I., 19-2/12, single, b. IA, parents b. US; dau. Lavina E., 16-3/12, single, b. IA, parents b. US.

CEMETERY RECORDS OF MADISON CO, NE, Union Cem., Battle Creek: Diana Burch, 1857-1926

INFO FROM ROGER GREENOUGH: Dianna and Bill Leach had the good fortune to become moderately prosperous enough to accumulate land in Leach Hollow. At one point owned four farms. They were never, however, fortunate enough to have a family of Leach own. About 1895 they became parents of a foster child - Elisha Hattery. Sometime, after Bill's death in early 1900, Dianna must have adopted Elisha. In the census of 1905 he is listed as Elisha E. Leach.
By 1913 she had married Lincoln Burch and had moved to Madison County, NE (from Monona County Land Records for the sale of the original home place).


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Diana married William J. LEACH, son of James H. LEACH and Mary (---), on 18 Apr 1875 in Monona Co, IA.1 (William J. LEACH was born about 1845 in IN 6 and died in 1900 in probably Monona Co, IA 3.)


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Diana next married George Horace SMITH, son of Robert SMITH and (---) MYRES, on 15 Oct 1905 in Mapleton, Monona Co, IA. (George Horace SMITH was born in Nov 1857 in IL 4 and died on 18 Oct 1906 in probably Monona Co, IA 7.)


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Diana next married Lincoln Ellsworth BURCH, son of William Benham BURCH and Pheba H. FUNK, on 28 Aug 1907 in Mapleton, Monona Co, IA.2 (Lincoln Ellsworth BURCH was born on 4 Oct 1865 in Marion, Linn Co, IA,8 died on 27 Jul 1947 in Battle Creek, Madison Co, NE 2 and was buried in Union Cem., Battle Creek, Madison Co., NE 5.)


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Sources


1 Monona Co, IA Early Marriages 1856-1880.

2 IGI Records.

3 1900 IA Census.

4 IA, Marriages, 1809-1992.

5 Cemetery Records of Madison Co, NE.

6 1880 IA Census.

7 Ancestry.com One World Tree.

8 Info from Dawn Goodrum.


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