Parley Ballard

Female6 June 1900–19 July 1990

Brief Life History of Parley

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.

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Usher William Garrison
Parley Ballard
Marriage: 2 January 1918
Donald Wayne Garrison
Stuart Usher Garrison

Sources (7)

  • Parley Garrison in household of Ush Garrison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Parley Ballard, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Parley Ballard in entry for Garrison, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 January 1918Louisville, Clay, Illinois, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 1

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    1910 · Boy Scouts of America

    Age 10

    When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

    1925 · Woman's World's Fair

    Age 25

    The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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