BALL (1) Edward, Jan 25, 1833 - Oct 6, 1917 (2) Maggie Ritenour, his wife, Apr 22, 1851 - May 27, 1934 [Note: Edward P. Ball was b.Ohio, a son of John M. & Arretta Ball of Richland twp, Fulton Co Ind (Sand Hill cem). In 1860 Edward P. Ball (ae 24) was living in his parents' household; in 1870 Edward Ball (ae 36) was with the family of John B. & Elizabeth E. (Bal) Wright (Elizabeth being a sister of Edward P. Ball). Edward P. Ball m.Maggie Ritenour, November 5, 1871 (Fulton Co M.R.). They were householders of Richland twp in 1880 (Census Fulton Co Ind), with one son, Frankie ae 8, and a boarder, Mary Ormsby ae 7 (prob. the dau of Margaret E. (Wright) Ormsby who d.1880, wife of Joseph Ormsby and sis of John B. Wright) (Sand Hill cem).]
Joseph B. ORMSBY/ORMSBEE, age 87, life long resident of Richland Township, died at his home in Tiosa Saturday evening, at 7:30. Death was caused by complications incident to old age. Mr. Ormsbee had been in ill health for the past several months. He was well known to a host of friends in Fulton and Marshall counties. Joseph B., son of Raymond and Liza ORMSBEE was born in Richland Township on September 4, 1847. In his early life he was united in marriage to Margaret WRIGHT, who preceded him in death in 1893. He was later married to Sarah DAVIS, who died in 1924. Mr. Ormsbee followed the occupation of a farmer. Mr. Ormsbee was a civil war veteran. Survivors are one son, Fred ORMSBEE, one daughter, Nellie ORMSBEE, two grandchildren, Mrs. Wayne TOWNE of Lansing, Michigan and Mrs. Marie COOLEY of South Bend and one sister, Mrs. HALTERMAN of Rochester. Three children preceded their father in death. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock at the Tiosa Church, with Rev. MINERT officiating. Burial will be made in the Sand Hill Cemetery.