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Ball, Noah J.


Age: 0, credited to Athens, VT
Unit(s): 61st MA INF
Service: 61st MA INF

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Birth: 09/01/1835, Unknown
Death: 08/03/1901

Burial: Valley Cemetery, Athens, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 95437070


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/16/1888, MA; widow Betsey A., 9/21/1904, MA, not approved
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


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Valley Cemetery, Athens, VT

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Noah J. Ball, for the past four years a merchant of this village, died here Nov. 22. He was born in Athens in this county, one of a family of 12 sons and two daughters of Capt. Amos Ball and his wife, Hannah Edwards. He was for many years a resident of North Adams, both before and after the Civil war, working at his trade as carpenter. He served as corporal in the 61st Massachusetts Volunteers and was honorably discharged at the close of the war. He was a member of C. D. Sanford post, G.A.R., in North Adams. He w s twice married. His first wife died some years ago, after which he married Betsey Ann Plumb, widow of Sidney Plumb of North Adams. She survives him. The funeral was held at the Universalist church Sunday, Rev. Mr. Potter of Shelburne Falls officiating. The burial was in the family lot in Athens.

Source: Vermont Phoenix, November 29, 1901
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.