Biography of Hiram J. Ball
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Ball, Hiram J., was born in Madison county, September 2, 1822, a son of Justin and Maty (Southworth) Ball, bothnatives of Madison county and both now deceased. The paternal grandfather of our subject was in the Revolutionary war, as was also the maternal grandfather. Hiram J. was educated in Madison county, is a member of the Sons of Temperance, and has served his town as supervisor. He learned shoemaking, and in 1852 came to Oswego, where he has ever since resided. He opened a shop in 1863 at 35 East Bridge street, and here he does fine custom work, as well as repairing, employing about eightmen. His work is all done by hand, and he makes a specialty of fitting odd shoes for cripples and doing fine work of all kinds. February 16, 1848, he married Ruth A. Blend of Otsego county, and their children are Mary (deceased); Frank L., born February 19, 1851; and Hiram J., Br. Frank L. is in business with his father, and Hiram J. jr., married Catharine McNally and resides in Oswego with his parents. Mr. Ball is the inventor of a valuable patent cement for mending rubber goods.

FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


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