When Ann Ballard was born in 1826, in Georgia, Franklin, Vermont, United States, her father, Lyman Ballard, was 28 and her mother, Lucy Mears, was 21. She married Stephen Kinney about 1844, in Georgia, Franklin, Vermont, United States. She lived in Maquoketa, Jackson, Iowa, United States in 1850.
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 .