Galena Daily Gazette
17 August 1889

Local Matters

Mr. William Ball, one of the pioneers of the lead mines, died recently at his home near Bloomington, Wis. Mr. Ball was well and favorably known to many readers of the Gazette, having resided for many years in New Diggings and White Oak Springs township, and was a brother-in-law of Mrs. D. Gray, of this city.

Submitted by Tim Doser.