Ferry(s) > Bridge:  Ball's
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 9:13AM
Jo Giessner

H.S. Ball = Henry Seymour Ball (1830-1916) son of Aaron Jerome "A.J" Ball (1803-1863) and Lucretia Blodgett Ball (1806-1850) and younger brother to William Wallace Ball (1826-1888).

N. Ballard =

1858 July 3, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - NOTICE - Is hereby given that the undersigned will make application to the Board of Supervisors of Shasta County, California, at their next regular term in August, for the renewal of license to keep a public Toll Ferry across Sacramento river at a point where I now reside on said river. Signed:  Henry S. Ball. Sacramento River, July 1, 1858.~

1860 July 21, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - FERRY NOTICE - Notice is hereby given to all whom it may concern, that the undersigned will make application to the Honorable Board of Supervisors of Shasta County, California, for a renewal of his Ferry license, for one year, at their next regular meeting in August. Signed:  Henry S. Ball. Ball's Ferry, July 2d, 1860.~

1860, Principal lumber shipping point.

1863 April 11, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - NOTICE - Is hereby given that the undersigned will make application to the Hon. Board of Supervisors of Shasta County, at their next meeting, for a license to establish and keep a Public Toll Ferry, for a period of one year, across Pit River, one and a half mile above Silverthorn's Ferry. Signed:  H.S. Ball. Shasta County, Cal., March 24, 1863.~

1863 August 15, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - Ferry License granted to H.S. Ball for 12 months from August 1, 1863.~

1864 May 7, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - Board of Supervisors, May term 1864 - ordered that a renewal of ferry license be granted to H.S. Ball, for 5 years.~

1867 February 9, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - BIRTHS - at Ball's Ferry, February 7th, the wife of Henry S. Ball, of a son.~

1867 May 18, Shasta Courier, Shsta, California - SOLD OUT - H. S. Ball, Esq., has sold his place on the Sacramento River, and intends removing to Shingletown.~

1868 January 25, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - FERRY LICENSE - Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will apply to the board of Supervisors of the county of Shasta, at the February term, 1868, and on the first day of said term, for a license to establish and run a ferry, for ten years, at a point on the Sacramento River, in said county, heretofore known as Ball's Ferry, and about two miles below Davis' Ferry. Signed:  N. Ballard. Dec 23d, 1867.~

1868 February 8, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - Board of Supervisors, Feb 3rd. - The petition of N. Ballard, for license to keep and conduct a ferry across the Sacramento River, at a point known as Ball's Ferry, for a period of ten years, is granted, on condition that he file a bond, duly approved by the County Judge, in the sum of $2500., and that he pay into the county Treasury the sum of eighteen dollars semi-annually, in advance. License to date from Feb. 4, 1868.~

1868 May 9, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - Board of Supervisors - [gave Wm. W. Ball the same order as McPhee & Smith, for his ferry across the Sacramento River. See Ferry:  McPhee & Smith.]~

1872 April 27, Shasta Courier, Shasta, California - FERRY NOTICE - Notice is hereby given that at the next regular meeting of the board of Supervisors, I will apply for a license to keep a toll ferry across the Sacramento River for ten years at a point known as Ball's Ferry. signed:  W.W. Ball. Shasta, March 16th, 1872.~

1897 - Ferry replaced by bridge.~

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