Ball Cemetery
aka Rail Cemetery
Located in Center Township
Northeast of Wadesville, 7000-7218 Shireman Road  (CR 500N)
38.107826, -87.780185
(Free public access.)

All photographs courtesy of Linda Saltzman McCall.
Last update:    Saturday, 31-May-2014 22:38:38 MDT

SurnameGiven NameBirth DeathNotes VeteranPhoto
Ball David
25 Dec 1780
23 Jan 1858
Husband of Elizabeth (Rutter) Ball, 1st, married 20 Oct 1801; and Nancy Cynthia Rutter Ball, 2nd, married 18 Feb 1855. 

Ball Elizabeth
13 Apr 1781
15 Jun 1854
nee Rutter.  First wife of David Ball.  Married 20 Oct 1801. 

Daughter of William & Amey (Crumb) Rutter. 

"Mother of 12 Children.
 Aged: 73 years."

Carner Twin sisters
?
1855
"Twin daughters of William & M J Carner."
Darfin Philipina
15 Mar 1854 or
15 Jun 1854
28 Jun 1877
Daughter of P or B Darfin.

Edwards Bennett
--
26 Nov 1856
Husband of Martha (Cross) Edwards.  Married 8 Sep 1840.

Aged:  31 yr's 8 mo. 17 d.

Note:  "Also his son Wiley"

Edwards Wiley
--
Mar 1856
Son of Bennett & Martha (Cross) Edwards.

Hutson ?adia Florence
15 Aug 1869
24 Feb 1870
Daughter of Richard H & Martha (Rogers) Hutson.

Hutson William
24 Jun1799
2 Dec 1853
Husband of Martha Ira (Underwood) Hutson.  Married  15 Dec 1825.

 
Son of William D & Mary Rebecka (Baker) Hutson.

McReynolds
Infant
31 Mar 1887
26 Jun 1887
Infant  baby of J W McReynolds.

Ramsey
Anna
--
1 Apr 1866
nee Ball.  Wife of Richard Ramsey.  Married 17 Mar 1825.

Daughter of David & Elizabeth (Rutter) Ball.

Aged 61 years.

Note:  There is a footstone with initials:  A R.




Ramsey
Annanias G
--
1 Aug 1844
Son of Richard & Anna (Ball) Ramsey.

Aged:  11 mo. 15 ds.

Note:  Pieces of headstone are in two different locations.  A footstone also apparently belongs to this burial; initials, A G R.





Ramsey
James M
--
17 May 1842
Son of Richard & Anna (Ball) Ramsey.

Ramsey
Rebeca J
11 Jun 1859
22 Jun 1860
Daughter of George David & Nancy G (Hays) Ramsey.

Ramsey
Richard
--
14 Oct 1866
Husband of Anna (Ball) Ramsey.  Married 17 Mar 1825. 

Son of George M & Polly (Hobson) Ramsey.

Rutter
Jane
5 Mar 1791
?
Daughter of William. & Anna (Crumb) Rutter.

Rutter
Nancy Caroline
1 Jan 1836
7 Jun 1855
Daughter of Cynthia Rutter Ball.



Venable
Gilbert
31 Dec 1842
3 May 1866
First husband of Nancy A (Alldredge) Venable Barton.  Married 11 Oct 1863.

Son of Henry & Barthenia (Ball) Venable.

Aged:  23 ys. 4 ms. 2 ds. 

Pvt. Co. K, 10th Indiana Cavalry.  Enlisted at Mount Vernon, Indiana in the 125 Regiment, Company K, on 6 Mar 1864.  Mustered out on 31 Aug 1865 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Venable
Polly M
3 May 1852
9 May 1863
Daughter of Henry & Barthenia (Ball) Venable.

Wallace
Herbert / Harbert
abt 1810
31 Oct 1887
Husband of Martha J (Ball) Wallace.  Married 23 Jul 1833.

Note:  Information from obituary in Poseyville News, 3 Nov 1887.

 No headstone found.
Wallace
Martha J
12 May 1815
9 Sep 1902
nee Ball.  Wife of Herbert Wallace.  Married 23 Jul 1833.  Daughter of David & Elizabeth (Rutter) Ball.

Note:  Information from Posey County Health Dept Death Records (Book H-4:10)

 No headstone found.



View of cemetery from Shireman Road.

View of cemetery from Shireman Road.

Broken headstones in Herrman plot.

Herrman plot.  No individual burial found.



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