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.
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 .
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