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  • ID: I111191115
  • Name: Caleb Ball GONTERMAN
  • Given Name: Caleb Ball
  • Surname: Gonterman
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 20 Aug 1797 in Christian Co., KY
  • Death: 11 Sep 1861 in Madison Co., IL
  • Birth: 20 Aug 1797 in Probably Bullitt County, Kentucky 1 2
  • Death: 11 Sep 1861 in Pin Oak Township, Madison County, Illinois 3 2
  • Note:
    REFN: 1768
    Source: Terhune GEDCOM[clovis.ged]
    Source: Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois, Edited by W. T.
    Norton, The Lewis Publishing Co. [Chicago, 1912], p. 1119
    The eldest son, Caleb Ball [Gonterman], born August 20, 1797, was given
    the name "Ball" for Hannah Stark's mother -- "Caleb" being a name much
    used in the Ball family. The second son, John Stark, was named for
    Hannah's father, and was born September 14, 1800. The third son Jacob
    Cass, born August 20, 1802, was given the name "Cass" for Jacob
    Gonterman's mother........
    The father, Caleb Ball Gonterman Sr., better known as Captain Gonterman,
    was reared to farm pursuits. He was born in Kentucky, August 20, 1797,
    and died in Pin Oak Township, Madison County, Illinois September 11,
    1861, on the farm, northwest quarter of section 34, where he had lived
    during all his married life. His wife, Elizabeth Miller, was of German
    descent, her father being Michael Miller, an Illinois pioneer, who died
    at an advanced age, at Waterloo, Illinois. Elizabeth Miller-Gonterman
    died June 28, 1849. To their union were born nine children, viz: Jacob
    M., Cecelia, Eliza J., Hannah P., Nancy, John S., William Ross, Caleb
    Ball, and Samuel W., of the number Eliza J., of Fairfield, Illinois,
    alone survives. These children were married as follows: Jacob M. to Sarah
    Ann Carver; Cecelia to Oswell Nelville Geers; Eliza J. to Samuel Ray
    Whiteside; Hannah P. to John Hughs; Nancy to Volney Moore; John S. to
    Mary Ann Purviance and Caleb Ball to Lydia Bartlett.




    Father: Jacob GONTERMAN b: 27 Mar 1767 in Sussex Co., NJ
    Mother: Hannah STARK b: 6 Jan 1771 in Morris Co., NJ

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth MILLER b: Abt. 1797 in Probably Illinois
    • Married: 14 Mar 1819
    • Married: 14 Mar 1819 in Madison County, Illinois 2
    Children
    1. Has No Children Jacob M. GONTERMAN
    2. Has No Children Cecelia GONTERMAN
    3. Has No Children Eliza J. GONTERMAN
    4. Has No Children Hannah P., 2nd GONTERMAN
    5. Has No Children Nancy GONTERMAN
    6. Has No Children John S. GONTERMAN
    7. Has No Children William Ross GONTERMAN
    8. Has No Children Samuel W. GONTERMAN
    9. Has Children Caleb Ball "Charley", Jr. GONTERMAN b: 1 Oct 1834 in Madison County, Illinois

    Sources:
    1. Author: Edited by W. T. Norton
      Title: Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois
      Publication: The Lewis Publishing Co., [Chicago, 1912]
      Repository:

        Page: pages 1118-1120
      • Title: clovis.ged
        Repository:
        • Author: Edited by W. T. Norton
          Title: Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois
          Publication: The Lewis Publishing Co., [Chicago, 1912]
          Repository:

            Page: page 1119

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