Biography of William A. Ball
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Ball, William A., of the town of Mexico, was born in Onondaga county in 1541, and came with his parents to Oswego county in 1850. He followed teaching a few years, and in 1864 enlisted in the service of the United States, and served with the U. S. Steamship Lancaster of the Pacific Squadron fourteen months. After the war he resumed beaching school, and married in 1867 Emeda Calkins, since which time has resided on his present place. Subject's paternal great grandfather, Joseph, came from Connecticut to Herkimer county, where subject's grandfather, Joshua, and his father, Ora C., were born, the latter in 1804. Ora C. Ball married Nancy Austin in Herkimer county, lived there and in Onondaga county till 1850, when they located in Mexico. He died in 1877, and his wife in 1855.

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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