Joseph Tarpley Ballenger

23 November 1818–31 July 1883 (Age 64)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Joseph Tarpley

When Joseph Tarpley Ballenger was born on 23 November 1818, in Georgia, United States, his father, Peter C Ballenger, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Pledger, was 31. He married Mary Irving Steele on 7 February 1843, in DeKalb, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Beat 1, Calhoun, Mississippi, United States in 1880. He died on 31 July 1883, in Calhoun, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Calhoun, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Tarpley Ballenger
1818–1883
Mary Irving Steele
1817–1905
Marriage: 7 February 1843
Baron D. K. Ballenger
1843–1862
Elizabeth Ballenger
1845–
William C. Ballenger
1847–1860
Joseph Irving Ballenger
1853–1932
Thomas Jefferson Ballenger
1856–1952
Johnny N. Ballenger
1860–1866
Daniel Milton Ballenger
1849–1932
Martha Catherine Ballenger
1851–1890

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 February 1843
DeKalb, Georgia, United States
children

(8)

    Baron D. K. Ballenger

    Male1843–1862Male

    Elizabeth Ballenger

    Female1845–Female

    William C. Ballenger

    Male1847–1860Male

    Daniel Milton Ballenger

    Male1849–1932Male

    Martha Catherine Ballenger

    Female1851–1890Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

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. 
1832 · Worcester v. Georgia

Age 14

In 1830, U.S. President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act which required all Native Americans to relocate to areas west of the Mississippi River. That same year, Governor Gilmer of Georgia signed an act which claimed for Georgia all Cherokee territories within the boundaries of Georgia. The Cherokees protested the act and the case made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The case, Worcester v. Georgia, ruled in 1832 that the United States, not Georgia, had rights over the Cherokee territories and Georgia laws regarding the Cherokee Nation were voided. President Jackson didn’t enforce the ruling and the Cherokees did not cede their land and Georgia held a land lottery anyway for white settlers.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 18

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ballinger ( see Beringer ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph T Ballinger, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph T Ballinger, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph T Ballinger, "United States Census, 1880"

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