Mary Jane Ballard

February 1838–
Goss, Marion, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Ballard was born in February 1838, in Goss, Marion, Mississippi, United States, her father, Charles Ballard, was 52 and her mother, Marie Jane "Jenny" Brady, was 38. She married Carter Dalton on 2 December 1855, in Marion, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Marion, Mississippi, United States in 1850 and Beat 3, Lawrence, Mississippi, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Carter Dalton
1791–1876
Mary Jane Ballard
1838–
Marriage: 2 December 1855
James R Dalton
1857–1914
Mary Ann Dalton
1862–
Amanda Dalton
1866–
Victory Dalton
1860–
Doc Dalton
1870–
Washington Dalton
1875–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 December 1855Marion, Mississippi, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1861
    Age 23
    Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 32
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 20800;2007: 45004; 2010: 61625)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.

    Possible Related Names

    Ballon
    Bald
    Ballor
    Bollard

    Sources (4)

    • Mary Dalton, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Mary Jane Ballard, "Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911"
    • J Ballard in household of Charles Ballard, "United States Census, 1850"

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