Hester Elizabeth Ballengee

25 January 1851–1 March 1940 (Age 89)
Cole, Missouri, United States

The Life of Hester Elizabeth

When Hester Elizabeth Ballengee was born on 25 January 1851, in Cole, Missouri, United States, her father, James McMullen Ballengee, was 36 and her mother, Minerva Jane Hoskins, was 27. She married Asa Monroe Calvin Newport on 22 October 1868, in Miller, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Union Township, Laclede, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Bolivar, Polk, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 1 March 1940, in Guymon, Texas, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Elmhurst Cemetery, Guymon, Texas, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Asa Monroe Calvin Newport
Hester Elizabeth Ballengee
Marriage: 22 October 1868
John Thomas Newport
Anna V Newport
Lockie Jane Newport
Ida Bell Newport
Ollie Alice Newport
Mary Myrtle Newport
Ethel Sarah Newport

Spouse and Children

22 October 1868
Miller, Missouri, United States


+2 More Children

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World Events (8)


Age 9

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 24

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of Dutch (van) Baelinghem or (van) Belenghien, habitational names from places in the Netherlands so called.

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

Sources (3)

  • Hester E Newpart in household of Myrtle M Butler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elizabeth Newport in household of Asa M Newport, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hester E Newport in household of Monroe A Newport, "United States Census, 1910"

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