William Ball was born 15 September 1796 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts to Jonathan Ball (1751-1819) and Mary Pratt (1752-1825) and died 15 March 1885 Bolton, Worcester County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes.
1860 US Federal Census
Recorded at Bolton, Worcester Co, Mass.
- William Ball - m/63 - b:MA - head
- Elizabeth Ball - f/64 - b:MA - wife
- Elminah Ball - f/20 - b:MA - daughter
- Edward A Barnard - m/6 - b:MA
1870 US Federal Census
Recorded on 02 Aug 1870 for Bolton, Worcester Co, Mass - page 1, household #6 Note: Sons Addison Ball and Emerson Ball are living next door with their families (household #7 & #8 respectively.)
- William Ball - m/73 - b:MA - ocp:farmer
- Elizabeth Ball - f/74 - b:MA -
- Hannah Bartlett - f/50 - b:MA - daughter - ocp: housekeeper
- John A Bartlett - m/17 - b:MA - grandson - ocp: Shoeshop worker