Rosamond Ballard

Femaleabout 1811–

Brief Life History of Rosamond

Rosamond Ballard was born about 1811, in New York, United States. She had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with Amos Streeter. She lived in Fowler, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1850.

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Amos Streeter
Rosamond Ballard
Leman Streeter
Jesse Streeter
Martha Streeter
Harriet Streeter
Lorenzo Streeter
James Streeter
Mary Streeter
Lucinda Elnora Streeter

Sources (4)

  • Rosamond Streeter in household of Amos Streeter, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Unknown in entry for Lucinda Elnora Bowen, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Rose E Streeter in household of Amos Streeter, "United States Census, 1860"

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Children (8)

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World Events (8)


Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 16

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.


Age 35

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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