John Thompson BallBirth: 13 Jul 1833
Death: 7 Nov 1908
John Thompson Ball was born in Orange Township, Essex, New Jersey, second son of James Eli and Harriet Elizabeth Osmun Ball. By 1850 he and his family relocated to Wayne County, Pennsylvania.
John married Mary F and the two had one daughter, Sarah, born in about 1872.
As a young man, John worked as a laborer. According to the census in 1900, at 66 he was working in insurance.
John died in 1908 and is buried in Glen Dyberry Cemetery in Honesdale, Wayne, PA. John is buried with his wife Mary. His headstone also indicates that a child is buried along with them.