Allen Sumner Ballard

31 August 1826–27 January 1890 (Age 63)
Brown Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Allen Sumner

When Allen Sumner Ballard was born on 31 August 1826, in Brown Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States, his father, Stephen Ballard, was 33 and his mother, Olive Sumner, was 35. He married Celista Emma Miller about 1850. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Mount Pleasant MM, Henry, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States in 1885. He died on 27 January 1890, in Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States.

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Allen Sumner Ballard
Celista Emma Miller
Marriage: 1850
Rebecca Olive Ballard
Mary C. Ballard
Henry Champ Ballard
Joseph Frances Ballard
Emma Celeste Ballard
Flora J. Ballard
Margaret Sarah Ballard
Lulu Belle Ballard

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 4
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
Age 5
Historical Boundaries 1831: Morgan, Indiana, United States
Age 20
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.

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Sources (14)

  • Allen S Ballard, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • A S Ballard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Allen S Ballard, "United States Census, 1870"

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