William H Ballard

about 1820–1895
Marion, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William H

When William H Ballard was born about 1820, in Marion, Tennessee, United States, his father, Howard O. Ballard, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Cross, was 25. He married Martha Beene about 1840, in Marion, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Alabama, United States in 1870 and Cherokee, Alabama, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

William H Ballard
1820–1895
Martha Beene
1823–1893
Marriage: about 1840
William Henry Ballard
1840–
J. Huebner Ballard
1842–
Robert Ballard
1843–1863
Howard O Ballard
1847–1917
Sarah Jane Ballard
1849–1934
Susanna M Ballard
1853–1923
Mary Ann Ballard
1855–1906
Martha Kansas Ballard
1857–1902
Nancy Florence Ballard
1859–1938
Obadiah Gaines Ballard
1861–
William Ballard
1862–1893

Spouse and Children

    Male1820–1895Male

    Martha Beene

    Female1823–1893Female

MARRIAGE
about 1840
Marion, Tennessee, United States
children

(11)

    William Henry Ballard

    Male1840–Male

    J. Huebner Ballard

    Male1842–Male

    Robert Ballard

    Male1843–1863Male

    Howard O Ballard

    Male1847–1917Male

    Sarah Jane Ballard

    Female1849–1934Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Susanna Ballard

    Female1813–1903Female

    Elizabeth G. Ballard

    Female1817–Female

    Male1820–1895Male

    Elijah Gaines Ballard

    Male1824–Male

    Mary Ann Ballard

    Female1827–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Alabama Supreme Court Convenes

Age 0

The Alabama Supreme Court convened for the first time on May 8, 1820.
1846

Age 26

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: derogatory nickname from a derivative of bald ‘bald-headed’ ( see Bald 2).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William H Ballond, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William H Ballard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • W H Ballard, "United States Census, 1880"

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