Calvin Ballard

Male30 May 1784–June 1811

Brief Life History of Calvin

When Calvin Ballard was born on 30 May 1784, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Dane Ballard, was 30 and his mother, Rebeckah Forbush Forbes, was 24. He died in June 1811, in Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Lebanon, Lebanon, Madison, New York, United States.

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Dane Ballard
Rebeckah Forbush Forbes
Asa Nurse Ballard
Joshua Ballard
Martin Ballard
Calvin Ballard
Samuel Ballard
Susannah Ballard
Sally Ballard
Mary Pheba Ballard

Sources (2)

  • Calvin Ballard, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Calvin Ballard, "Find A Grave Index"

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Siblings (8)

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 3

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 13

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

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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