Sunday, January 22, 2017

Census Sunday: Alfords in Mississippi

Jesse Warren Ball & Cynthia Alford

1850 US Census, MS, Marion;; Jesse Ball family.

Jesse Ball 41 b GA $1,200
C 30 b MS
N 16 b MS
J 10 b MS
Louisa 9 b MS
M 7 b MS
S 6 b MS
JJ 4 b MS
A 4 b MS
Lacey 1 b MS

1860 US Census, MS, Pike, Holmesville;; Jesse Ball family.

Jesse Ball, farmer, 51 b GA, $1,000/$8,500
Synthia 39 b MS
All children b MS
Misouria A 17
Sampson 15
John J 13
Lacey A 11
Jeptha O. 11
Ide W (m)7
Mira M (f)4
Ennera W (f) 2
Harrison P. 2/12

1870 US Census, MS, Marion, Columbia;; Jesse Ball family.

Jesse Ball 62 b MS, farmer, $500/$150
All born MS
Ida Wesley (m) 17
Martha E 15
Myer M 14
Emma 12
Harrison J 10
James A Terrell 24, farming
Lucy A 21, wife
John R. W. 2
Jesse Nelson 3/12

Alfred Baer 12 farm hand

Cynthia Ann (Alford) Ball is my 2nd great grand aunt.
Cynthia's sister, Lacey A. Alford, married James Michael Ball.


  1. Initials instead of names always makes me mad. I'm relieved when I can match them up easily the next census, but when they don't match - GRRRR!

    1. I completely understand what you are saying. Those initials rather than names sometimes make me want to pull out my hair. ha!

  2. I always like your Census Sunday posts because you make it so easy to understand who's who and where they were when.

    1. Marian, thanks for stopping by & for your kind comments!

  3. Have you found any connection to the Ball Family of Charleston, SC?


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