Alice M. Ballard

FemaleAugust 1857–

Brief Life History of Alice M.

Alice M. Ballard was born in August 1857, in Michigan, United States. She married Samuel Mallory Hanchett on 16 April 1879, in Monguagon Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Dwight Township, Huron, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Port Angeles, Clallam, Washington, United States in 1920.

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Samuel Mallory Hanchett
Alice M. Ballard
Marriage: 16 April 1879
Bessie Clarinda Hanchett
Raymond Saunders Hanchett
Nellie Elise Hanchett
Alice Ballard Hanchett

Sources (21)

  • Alice M Hanchett in household of Samuel M Hanchett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alice M. Ballard, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Alice M Hanchett in entry for Alice Ballard Hanchett, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 April 1879Monguagon Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States
  • Children (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

    Age 22

    After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

    1889 · Washington Becomes a State

    Age 32

    On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English ballard ‘bald-headed man’ (compare Bald 3).

    French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Balhard, composed of the elements bal, presumably meaning ‘torment, spitefulness’, and hard ‘hard, strong’. Compare Ballor .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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