Bertha Alice MORGAN

Female 1910 - 1984


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  • Born  09 Feb 1910  Ames,Cloud County,Kansas,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Female 
    Census  02 May 1910  Nelson,Cloud County,Kansas,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census  22 Jan 1920  Nelson,Cloud County,Kansas,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census  26 Apr 1930  Concordia,Cloud County,Kansas,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census  12 Apr 1940  Arion,Cloud County,Kansas,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died  13 Apr 1984  Concordia,Cloud County,Kansas,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried  16 Apr 1984  Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia,Cloud County,Kansas,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Notes 
    • The daughter of Chester and Sylvia Cleveland Morgan, she grew up on the family farm southeast of Concordia, KS. She attended rural grade school andgraduated from Clyde High School. Before her marriage to Ralph Ball, she worked as a telephone operator inConcordia, KS. After marriage, theylived on several farms in the Concordia area before moving the the Ball farm where their children were raised. She and Ralph had four children,Barbara who died in 1937 of pernicious anemia, Charlotte Ann, David Allen,who died accidentally of carbon monoxide poisoning in 1984, and CarolynSue. She was much loved by her nine grandchildren whom she often cared for, especially during summer vacations. She died of complications of astroke, which followed surgery for an aortal aneurysm.

      She had two brothers, Emery who died at age 2 in 1913; and Junior Leroy, who died at birth in 1926. Her sister, Beulah Marion Morgan, died in 1980.
      [Courtesy of Delbert Earl Ostrom - The family of Delbert Earl Ostrom - http://www.ostrom-family.com/family/index.html]

      Obituary:
      Concordia - Bertha A. Ball, 74, rural Concordia, died Friday at St. Joseph Hospital, Concordia.

      She was born Feb. 9, 1910, near Ames, and was a lifetime resident of Cloud County.

      Many years ago, she worked as a telephone operator.

      Surviving are her husband, Ralph, of the home, a son, David, Concordia; two daughters, Mrs. Charlotte Ostrom, Plainville, and Carolyn Sue Paris,Concordia; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

      The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Chaput-Buoy Funeral Chapel, Concordia, the Revs. Russell Gotschall and Stephen Letourneau officiating.Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia.

      The family suggests memorials to Life Line or to Home Health, in care of St. Joseph Hospital.
      [The Salina Journal (KS) - April 15, 1984 - Page 9, Column 4]
    Person ID  I29591  Our Ancestors
    Last Modified  3 Sep 2016 

    Father  Chester Allen MORGAN,   b. 09 Oct 1885, Kansas,,,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Nov 1966, Loveland,Larimer County,Colorado,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sylvia Alice CLEVELAND,   b. 18 Aug 1888, Kansas,,,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1953 
    Family ID  F10219  Group Sheet

    Family  Ralph Alphonso BALL,   b. 26 Aug 1906, Pasadena,Los Angeles County,California,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1995, Concordia,Cloud County,Kansas,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Aug 1933  Clay Center,Clay County,Kansas,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9
    Children 
     1. Barbara June BALL,   b. 06 Feb 1934, Concordia,Cloud County,Kansas,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Apr 1937, Concordia,Cloud County,Kansas,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. C.A. BALL
     3. David Allen BALL,   b. 09 May 1939, Concordia,Cloud County,Kansas,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1984, Concordia,Cloud County,Kansas,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. C.S. BALL
    Family ID  F10221  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 09 Feb 1910 - Ames,Cloud County,Kansas,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 02 May 1910 - Nelson,Cloud County,Kansas,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 22 Jan 1920 - Nelson,Cloud County,Kansas,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 26 Apr 1930 - Concordia,Cloud County,Kansas,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Aug 1933 - Clay Center,Clay County,Kansas,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 12 Apr 1940 - Arion,Cloud County,Kansas,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Apr 1984 - Concordia,Cloud County,Kansas,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 16 Apr 1984 - Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia,Cloud County,Kansas,USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    BALL, Bertha A.
    BALL, Bertha A.

    Headstones
    BALL
    BALL
    Ralph A.
    August 26, 1906 -- April 18, 1995

    Bertha A.
    February 9, 1910 -- April 13, 1984

    Barbara June
    June 2, 1934 -- June 4, 1937

  • Sources 
    1. [S28] Social Security Death Index, (On-line Database, Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com Operations Inc., Provo, UT, 2009, (www.ancestry.com)), SS#: 513-40-7230, Issued: KS (1956-1957).

    2. [S1415] The family of Delbert Earl Ostrom, (Delbert Earl Ostrom, compiler, The family of Delbert Earl Ostrom, (http://www.ostrom-family.com/family/index.html)), Submitted: Before May 29, 2014.

    3. [S29] 1910 U.S. census, population schedule, (Digital images. 1910 U.S. census, population schedule, Ancestry.com Operations Inc., Provo, UT, 2006, (www.ancestry.com)), Nelson, Cloud, Kansas, ED 24, p. 9 (penned), B (stamped), dwelling 15, family 15, Chester A Morgan. Image 2/12..

    4. [S31] 1920 U.S. census, population schedule, (Digital images. 1920 U.S. census, population schedule, Ancestry.com Operations Inc, Provo, UT. 2002, (www.ancestry.com)), Nelson, Cloud, Kansas, ED 24, p. 1 (penned), 204A (stamped), dwelling 6, family 6, Chester A Morgan. Image 1/10..

    5. [S32] 1930 U.S. census, population schedule, (Digital images. 1930 U.S. census, population schedule, Ancestry.com Operations Inc, Provo, UT, 2002, (www.ancestry.com)), Concordia, Cloud, Kansas, ED 10, p. 12 (penned), B (stamped), dwelling 290, family 323, Chester A Morgan. Image 24/33..

    6. [S1009] 1940 U.S. census, population schedule, (Digital images. 1940 U.S. census, population schedule, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, UT, (2012), (www.ancestry.com)), Arion, Cloud, Kansas, ED 15-1, p. 2 (penned), B (stamped), dwelling 33, Ralph Ball. Image 4/10..

    7. [S1416] Pleasant Hill Cemetery, (On-Line Database, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia, Cloud, KS, Find-a-Grave, (http://www.findagrave.com)), Cemetery Transcription.

    8. [S1050] Newspaper, (Digital images. Newspaper Archives, (http://newspaperarchive.com/)), The Salina Journal (KS) - April 15, 1984 - Page 9, Column 4.

    9. [S1050] Newspaper, (Digital images. Newspaper Archives, (http://newspaperarchive.com/)), The Hays Daily News (KS) - April 20, 1995 - Page 6, Column 3.


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