Eliza Y. Long1,2,3

ID# 10087, (abt 1809 - 1887)
FatherGriffin Long4,6,7 ( - bt Mar 1817 - Apr 1817)
MotherSarah Graham4,5,6 (abt 1780 - )

Key Events:

Birth: about 1809, Eddyville, Kentucky8,9,10
Marriage: John B. Ball, 13 Jan 1831, Sangamon Co., Illinois11,12,3
Death: 1887, Illinois13

Spouse: John B. Ball (10 Jul 1810 - 23 May 1874)
     Children:

  • William S. Ball21 (abt 1832 - )
  • Maria Louise Ball21,22 (20 Sep 1835 - 14 Feb 1874)
  • Alexander Ball21,23 (abt 1837 - )
  • George W. Ball21,23 (abt 1838 - )
  • Joel G. Ball21,23 (17 Jun 1840 - )
  • Brinsley Ball21,23 (23 Mar 1842 - 21 Jun 1917)
  • Arminta Ball21,23 (abt 1844 - )
  • Milvilla Ball21,23 (abt 1846 - )
  • Sarah Jane Ball21,23 (abt 1848 - )

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Eliza Y. Long was born about 1809 in Eddyville, Kentucky.8,9,10 She was probably one of the three females under age 10 listed in the household of her father, Griffin Long, in the 1810 Federal Census of Eddyville, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.14
     Eliza married John B. Ball, son of William Ball and Bank Rachel, on 13 Jan 1831 in Sangamon Co., Illinois.11,12,3
     On 9 May 1836 Eliza and her sister Malvilla and their husbands sold to their uncle Thomas Long their rights as heirs of their father in a tract on head of Spring Ck., "the proper boundaries not known to the parties," for $80.15 Eliza and John were living in Sangamon Co., Illinois, when they made that sale.16
     Eliza and John B. Ball appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Weston, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, enumerated 6 Nov 1850. Their children William, Maria, Alexander, George, Joel, Brinsley, Arminta, Milvilla and Sarah were listed as living with them.17
     Eliza and John appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Elizabeth Twp., Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, enumerated 13 Sep 1860, reporting real estate valued ate $3,070 and personal estate of $2,550. Their children Alexander, George, Joel, Brinsley, Arminta, Milvilla and Sarah were listed as living with them, as was her mother, Sarah Graham.18
     Eliza and John appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Elizabeth, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, enumerated 18 Jun 1870, reporting no real estate, but personal estate of $100. Their daughter Sarah was listed as living with them.19
     Eliza appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Elizabeth, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, enumerated 8 Jun 1880.20
     Eliza died in 1887 in Illinois.13

Citations

  1. [S3045] Portrait and Biographical Album of Jo Daviess and Carroll Counties, pg 221, shows name as Eliza Y. Long.
  2. [S3118] Druse, "Ball Families of North America", card for Jhn B. Ball, BDAAGHB, citing 1850 and 1860 census, Portrait and Biographical Record of Jo Daviess County (1889) and DAR (AK), shows name as Eliza V. Long.
  3. [S1975] Caldwell Co. Deeds, O:143-4, John Ball & wife Eliza and William Snow & wife Malvilla to Thomas Long, 17 Apr 1849.
  4. [S2488] John Ball household, 1860 U.S. Census, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, shows Eliza as apparently John's wife, and Sarah as his mother-in-law.
  5. [S2488] John Ball household, 1860 U.S. Census, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, shows Sarah as mother-in-law of Eliza's husband.
  6. [S1975] Caldwell Co. Deeds, O:143-4, John Ball & wife Eliza and William Snow & wife Malvilla to Thomas Long, 17 Apr 1849, shows them as heirs of Griffing Long, decst.
  7. [S3045] Portrait and Biographical Album of Jo Daviess and Carroll Counties, pg 221.
  8. [S2826] John Ball household, 1850 U.S. Census, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, shows age 41 and state.
  9. [S2488] John Ball household, 1860 U.S. Census, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, shows age 50 and state.
  10. [S3045] Portrait and Biographical Album of Jo Daviess and Carroll Counties, pg 221, shows town and state.
  11. [S1195] Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900, online, record for John Ball and Eliza Long, shows date and county.
  12. [S3118] Druse, "Ball Families of North America", card for Jhn B. Ball, BDAAGHB, citing 1850 and 1860 census, Portrait and Biographical Record of Jo Daviess County (1889) and DAR (AK), shows date.
  13. [S3118] Druse, "Ball Families of North America", card for Jhn B. Ball, BDAAGHB, citing 1850 and 1860 census, Portrait and Biographical Record of Jo Daviess County (1889) and DAR (AK), shows year, as 18887, and state.
  14. [S2825] Griffin Long household, 1810 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.
  15. [S1975] Caldwell Co. Deeds, K:247, Caleb C Cobb to Daniel Jarrett, 16 Sep 1841; K:249-52, C. C. Cobb to Robt. L. Cobb, David R Bell & Gideon D. Cobb dated 2 Aug 1841, item No. 14; K248, Caleb C. Cobb to Louisa Long, dated 9 Aug 1841; and O:143-4, John Ball & wife Eliza and William Snow & wife Malvilla to Thomas Long dated 9 May 1836, assigned to assigned to Caleb C. Cobb 8 Dec 1843.
  16. [S1975] Caldwell Co. Deeds, O:143-4, John Ball & wife Eliza and William Snow & wife Malvilla to Thomas Long, 17 Apr 1849, shows them as of Sangamon Co., Illinois.
  17. [S2826] John Ball household, 1850 U.S. Census, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois.
  18. [S2488] John Ball household, 1860 U.S. Census, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois.
  19. [S3044] John Ball household, 1870 U.S. Census, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois.
  20. [S2834] Eliza Ball household, 1880 U.S. Census, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois.
  21. [S2826] John Ball household, 1850 U.S. Census, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  22. [S3118] Druse, "Ball Families of North America", card for Maria Louise Ball, BDAAGHBK, citing DAR records and 1850 census.
  23. [S2488] John Ball household, 1860 U.S. Census, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, shows them apparently living as parent and child.