Edith Ballinger

Brief Life History of Edith

When Edith Ballinger was born on 11 April 1799, in Pipe Creek, Carroll, Maryland, United States, her father, William Ballinger Jr, was 40 and her mother, Lydia Smith, was 37. She married William Price on 27 April 1825, in Smithfield, Jefferson, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 2 February 1853, in Smithfield, Jefferson, Ohio, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Smithfield, Jefferson, Ohio, United States.

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William Price
Edith Ballinger
Marriage: 27 April 1825
Lydia Price
Oliver Price
Warrick Price
Rebecca Ballinger Price
William Ballinger Price
Ann Price

Sources (2)

  • Edith Price in household of William Price, "United States Census, 1850"
  • a-Book: Longstreth Family Records

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): dissimilated form of Barringer (see Berringer ).

Americanized form of French Bélanger (see Belanger ) or of its variant Bellanger . Compare Bellinger 3.

German: perhaps a variant of Behringer or of Barringer , a cognate of 1 above, with similar dissimilation of r to l. It is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

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

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