Ball, Asel F.

Born: 1799-09-06 Vermont

Died: 1854-07-26 Randolph County, Illinois

Flourished: Fulton County, Illinois

During the Black Hawk War, Ball was captain of a company of Fulton County mounted volunteers. In August 1836, Fulton County voters elected Ball as a Whig to the Illinois House of Representatives. He later moved to Randolph County, Illinois.

Gravestone, Ebenezer Memorial Cemetery, Rockwood, IL; Isaac H. Elliott, Record of the Services of Illinois Soldiers in the Black Hawk War, 1831-32, and in the Mexican War, 1846-8, (Springfield, IL: H. W. Rokker, 1882), 153-54; Theodore C. Pease, ed., Illinois Election Returns, 1818-1848, vol. 18 of Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library, 1923), 301; History of Fulton County Illinois (Peoria, IL: Chas. C. Chapman, 1879), 976.