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Mildred O (Brown) Ball 1902 MS – 1983 LA

Mildred O (Brown) Ball 1902 MS – 1983 LA

Mildred Olga (Brown) Ball, daughter of Jasper Pascal Brown and Rose Ella (Brumfield) Brown, was born 23 June 1904.[i], [ii]She grew up In Pike County, Mississippi where she attended school.[iii],[iv]

On 24 December 1921 she married James Alton Ball [often referred to as Alton Ball], son of James Joseph Ball and Mattie (Dennison) Ball.[v]Mildred was 17 years old and James was 19 years old when they married in Louisiana. They lived on a farm in Washington Parish, Louisiana. By 1930, when Mildred was 25 years old, she was already the mother of four children.[vi]Ten years later she was the mother of nine children, ranging in age from one to 17 years old.[vii]Mildred and James eventually became the parents of ten children: Rave Nell (Ball) Ezell, Donis Bernelda (Ball) Fornea, Doyle Alton Ball, Lacy Lenora (Ball) Strohschein, Lola Mae Ball, Basil Huey Ball, Edith Rose (Ball) Hutchinson, James Paul Ball, Gilbert Renon Ball and Trudy Ann (Ball) McKenzie.[viii]

Mildred died 27 May 1983. She was 78 years old.[ix]

[i]Brown Family Papers; 1700’s to 1900’s; Gathered by Rayleen Hall Brown from Various Family Members; in possession of author; Includes Alford, Brown, Dillon, Fortenberry, Kennington, Ott & Smith.

[ii]Social Security Death Index; digital record, Ancestry (ancestry.com: accessed May 2020) Mildred Ball.

[iii]1910 US Census, MS, Pike (ED95, Sheet 11; Line15, T624 Roll 756) National Archives, Pittsfield, MA. Jasper Brown.

[iv]1920 US Census, MS, Pike (Vol. 48, ED 99, Sheet 6, Line 61, T625 Roll 891) National Archives, Pittsfield, MA. Jap P. Brown.

[v]Strohschein, Paul C.  J.A. Ball Family Papers; 1884-1971. Privately printed.

[vi]1930 US Census, LA, Washington; digital image, Ancestry (ancestry.com) Alton Ball.

[vii]1940 US Census, LA, Washington; digital image, Ancestry (ancestry.com) Alton Ball.

[viii]Strohschein, Paul C.  J.A. Ball Family Papers; 1884-1971. Privately printed.

[ix]Social Security Death Index; digital record, Ancestry (ancestry.com: accessed May 2020) Mildred Ball.

1 Mildred Olga Brown b: 23 June 1904 in MS

…… + James Alton Ball b: 22 March 1902 Washington, LA, m: 24 Dec 1921  LA
…………2 Rava Nell Ball Ezell b: 19 Jan 1923 in LA, d: 19 May 2006
………… + Leonard M. Ezell b: 23 Nov 1919, m: 15 Aug 1942 Pearl River, MS, d: 23 Dec 1966
………………3 James Leonard Ezell
……………… + Jacquelene Seals
……………………4 Junior James Leonard Ezell
………………3 Ricky Ezell
……………… + Patricia Diane Pigott
………………3 Charles Raymond Ezell
……………… + Connie Diane Gill
……………………4 Charles Jeffrey Ezell
………………3 Randy Lee Ezell
………………3 Barry Allan Ezell
………… + Archie Davis b: 09 October 1914, d: 19 Feb 1971
…………2 Donis Bernelda Ball Fornea b: 25 Nov 1925 in Angie, Washington, LA
………… + Julius Robert Fornea b: 26 March 1922Washington, LA, m: 27 March 1943 Columbia, MS
………………3 Robert Alton Fornea
……………… + Sarah Evelyn Wood
……………………4 Robert John Fornea
…………………… + Sharon Amrie Meinke
…………………………5 Sarah Marie Fornea
……………………4 Sarah Michelle Fornea
……………………4 Michael Alton Fornea
……………………4 Stephen Arthur Fornea
……………………4 Anna Marie Fornea
………………3 Mary Katherine Dew
……………… + Leonard Page Dew
……………………4 Misty Ann Dew
………………3 Donald Ray Fornea
……………… + Deborah Ann Mutter
……………………4 Tiffanie Leigh Fornea
……………………4 Paul Fornea
………………3 Julius Roxie Fornea
……………… + Mildred Colleen Warner
……………………4 Sheri Gayle Fornea
………………3 Jennifer Lynn Fornea
………………3 Cynthia Ann Fornea
………………3 Linda Bernelda Fornea
…………2 Doyle Alton Ball b: 03 Sept 1927 in Angie, Washington, LA
………… + Idola M. Landry Ball b: 24 March 1931 in Baton Rouge, LA, m: 17 Aug 1950 in Biloxi, Harrison, MS
………………3 Belinda Ann Ball
………………3 Olga Marie Ball
………………3 Doyle Alton Ball Jr.
………………3 James Allen Ball
…………2 Lacy Lenora Ball b: 24 Feb 1930 in Angie, Washington, LA
………… + Paul C. Strohschein b: 04 Sept 1922 in Whiteville, LA, m: 28 Jan 1950 in Baton Rouge, LA
………………3 Timothy Strohschein
………………3 Deborah Gail Strohschein
………………3 Stephen Paul Strohschein
………………3 Susan Joy Strohschein
…………2 Lola Mae Ball b: 22 March 1931 in Angie, Washington, LA
…………2 Basil Huey Ball b: 04 May 1933 in Angie, Washington, LA
………… + Mildred Fay Turnage
………………3 Teresa Faye Ball
………………3 Basil Tyrone Ball
……………… + Chanda Kay McBeth
………………3 Mildred Tonya Ball
……………… + Russell Barrett Smith
……………………4 Evan Austin Smith
……………………4 Ashley Eve Smith
…………2 Edith Rose Ball b: 27 March 1935 in Angie, Washington, LA
………… + Charles Kay Hutchinson b: 25 May 1930 in Alexandria, Rapides, LA, m: 03 July 1958 in Amite, Tangipahoa, LA
………………3 Kimmel Renee Hutchinson
……………… + Williams
………………3 Junior Charles Kay Hutchinson
………………3 Thomas Kevin Hutchinson
…………2 Gilbert Renon Ball b: 17 March 1939 in Angie, Washington, LA
………… + Peggy Lynn Newton
………………3 Laurie Lynn Ball
………………3 Gilbert Lance Ball
…………2 James Paul Ball b: 08 July 1937 in Angie, Washington, LA
………… + Wreatha Jean Sorrell
………………3 David Wayne Ball
………………3 Roger Dale Ball
………………3 James Ronald Ball
………………3 Lisa Kay Ball
…………2 Trudy Ann Ball
………… + Wilmer J. McKenzie
………………3 Jeffery Allen McKenzie
………………3 Melissa Ann McKenzie

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