Claude Ellsworth BALL 2
- Born: 12 Nov 1884, Monona Co, IA 3
- Marriage (1): Myrtle Edna MARKS about 1905 in Burt Co, NE 1
- Died: 18 Jun 1959, Decatur, Burt Co, NE at age 74 4
BURT CO, (NE) MARRIAGES, Book 5, 9 Oct 1903 - 10 Dec 1910: "Claud" Ball & Myrtle Marks (no marriage date listed)
1910 NE CENSUS, Burt Co, Decatur precinct: "Clyde" Ball, 26, 1st marriage, married 5 yrs, b. IA, father b. IA, mother b. IL, farmer, manager; wife Myrtle, 22, 1st marriage, married 5 yrs, b. IA, parents b. IA; dau. "Laurene", 4, b. NE, parents b. IA; dau. Louise, 2, b. NE, parents b. IA; brother "Elisa" Ball, 16, single, b. IA, parents b. IA, laborer, home farm.
WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918, Thurston Co, NE: "Claud Ellworth" Ball of Decatur, Burt Co, NE; 34; b. Nov. 12, 1994; farmer, self-employed at Decatur, Burt Co, NE; nearest relative: Myrtle Ball of Decatur, Burt Co, NE; medium height and build, gray eyes, brown hair.
1920 NE CENSUS, Thurston Co, Anderson: Clyde Ball, 36, b. IA, parents b. IA, farmer, gen. farm; wife "Mirtle", 33, b. IA, parents b. IA; dau. "Laucil", 11; dau. Luella, 9; dau. "Mabel", 7; son Hiram, 5; son Jack, 5/12. All children were b. NE and parents b. IA. (On the census, his brother Walter Ball was listed in the same township.)
1930 NE CENSUS, Thurston Co, Anderson precinct: Claude E. Ball, 46, 1st marriage age 22, b. IA, parents b. IA, gen. farmer, farm; wife Myrtle M., 42, 1st marriage was age 16, b. IA, parents b. IA; dau. Luella, 19, single; dau. "Mabel" E., 17, single; son Hiram E., 15; son Jackie D., 10; dau. Lorraine M., 8; son "Claud", 7; son Stephen E., 4(?)-6/12; dau. Bonnie L., 7/12. All children were b. NE and parents b. IA. (Claude's brother, Walter Ball, was listed on the same census page.)
FATHER'S OBIT: Claude Ball was living Decatur, NE in 1940.
Claude married Myrtle Edna MARKS, daughter of Royal Hiram MARKS and Elizabeth Ollie HAYNIE, about 1905 in Burt Co, NE.1 (Myrtle Edna MARKS was born on 30 Mar 1888 in Glenwood, Mills Co, IA and died on 18 Nov 1965 in Decatur, Burt Co, NE.)