When Parley Ballard was born on 6 June 1900, in Bible Grove, Clay, Illinois, United States, her father, Andrew Ballard, was 48 and her mother, Margaret Jane Wellman, was 42. She married Usher William Garrison on 2 January 1918, in Louisville, Clay, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 19 July 1990, in Maitland, Orange, Florida, United States, at the age of 90.
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 .