On 1 May 1875 the Ball family was living in Plesant Hill, Winona Co., MN.
Thomas H. Ball, b. abt. 1839, OH, Father born-OH. Mother born-OH.
Marindoo A. [Census spelling] b. OH, 31.
Elizabeth E., b. MN, 8.
Seth A., b. MN, 6.
Rosa E., b. MN, 2.
In 1880 the Ball family was living in Lemhi, Lemhi Co., ID.
Thomas H. Ball, b. PA [what appears on Census], 40, harness maker.
Harriet M., wife, b. OH, 35.
Ellen C., b. MN, 13.
Seth A., b. MN, 10.
Rosa E., b. MN, 4.
Mabel I., b. ID, 10 mos.
Jos. Newmayer, boarder, farmer 50.
Wm. R. Franklin, boarder.
Harry Platt, boarder.
Alexr. W. jarvis, boarder.
Alexr. Barrack, b. Scotland, 31, miller.
In 1900 the family was living in Salmon, Lemhi Co., ID.
Thomas Ball, b. OH, April 1839, marr 38 yrs, harness maker.
Melinda, b. OH June 1844, had given birth to seven children but only five alive in 1900.
Mable I., b. ID Aug 1879, single, 20.
Ella E. Barrad [but should be Barrack], b. MN Oct 1866, widow, dress maker.
Josie Ball, dau, b. ID Aug 1881, single.
In 1910 Melinda and dau Josephine were living in Brooklyn, Lemhi Co., ID.
Melinda A. Ball, widow, b. OH, 65.
Josephine, b. ID, 29, single, stenographer.
In 1920 Melinda was living with the Ketchum family in Salmon, Lemhi Co.
Theodore Ketchum, b. MO, 50, vulcanizer tire shop.
Ella E., b. MN, 52.
Melinda A. Ball, b. OH, 75, motherlaw, widow.
In 1930 Malinda was still living in Salmon.
Theodore Ketchum, b. MO?, 60, marr @ 32, electrician power plant.
Ella E., b. MN, 63, marr @ 35.
Malinda Ball, malaw, b. OH, 85, widow.
Melinda Ann Ball b. 13 June 1844 died 30 May 1937 in Salmon, Lemhi Co., ID per death cert #104655. Source: Idaho Death Index 1911-51, Ancestry.
You can request a copy of her obituary from Lemhi County Public Library.
A Mrs. Ella E. Barrack, REsidence-Salmon married Theodore Ketchum, REsidence-Salmon in Salmon on Aug 7, 1902. Source: Idaho Marriage Index 1842-1996, County Courthouse, Lemhi Co., Marriage Book, Volume 1, p. 98.
Ella and Theodore in 1910 were living at Fort Lemhi, Lemhi Co., ID.
Theodore Ketchum, b. MO, 41, marr 8 yrs, farmer.
Ella, wife, b. MN, 40, no children.
Some of your Ball family is on the Jewett Family Tree in Ancestry. I asked the author to contact you.
In 1900 Seth Ball and family was living in Salmon, Lemhi Co.
Seth A. Ball, b. OH April 1869, marr 12 yrs, farmer?.
Margeret, wife, b. MO April 1868.
Earnest, b. ID April 1883.
Estella, b. ID Aug 1890.
Elizabeth, b. ID Aug 1892.
Donald, b. ID Aug 1898.
Unnamed son, b. ID, Nov. 1899.
James Owen, b. IL, 34, hired man.
In 1910 Seth Ball was living in Yearianville, Lemhi Co., ID.
Seth Ball, b. MN, 41, farmer.
Margareth, wife, b. MO, 42, had given birth to six children but only five alive in 1910.
Ernest Ball, b. ID, 20.
Stella, b. ID, 19.
Elizabeth, b. ID, 17.
Donald, b. ID, 11.
Christian Holcom, fatherlaw?, b. NY, 72, widow.
Debarah Setter, sisterlaw, b. MO, 38, widow.
Thomas Setter, son, b. ID, 14.
Claude Setter, son, b. ID, 3.
In 1920 Seth and family were living in Fort Lemhi.
Seth A. Ball, b. MN, 50, stock farmer.
Margaret A., wife, b. MO, 51.
Ernest R., b. ID, 30, home farm laborer.
Donald, b. ID, 21, home farm laborer.
Thomas H., b. ID, 13.
Margaret G., b. ID, 8.
You might want to post your query on the Ball Surname Message Board since the family moved from PA to OH to ID. Successful Searching!