Zelotus Ballard

7 June 1796–
Gill, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Zelotus

When Zelotus Ballard was born on 7 June 1796, in Gill, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Jeremiah Ballard, was 42 and his mother, Phebe Carrier, was 38. He married Sally Andrus on 10 June 1818, in Gill, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Zelotus Ballard
1796–
Sally Andrus
1795–
Marriage: 10 June 1818
John Ransselaer Ballard
1819–
Jeremiah Russel Ballard
1822–
Betsey Ginnette Ballard
1824–
Sarah Ann Ballard
1826–1846
George Lewis Ballard
1830–1858

Spouse and Children

    Male1796–Male

    Sally Andrus

    Female1795–Female

MARRIAGE
10 June 1818
Gill, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
children

(5)

    John Ransselaer Ballard

    Male1819–Male

    Jeremiah Russel Ballard

    Male1822–Male

    Female1824–Female

    Sarah Ann Ballard

    Female1826–1846Female

    George Lewis Ballard

    Male1830–1858Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

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.
1803

Age 7

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 34

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: derogatory nickname from a derivative of bald ‘bald-headed’ ( see Bald 2).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Felotus Ballard in entry for Sarah Ann Ballard, "Massachusetts Town Deaths Index, ca. 1640-1961"
  • Felotus Ballard in entry for John Rusel...er Ballard, "Massachusetts Town Deaths Index, ca. 1640-1961"
  • Felotus Ballard in entry for Jeremiah Russel Ballard, "Massachusetts Town Deaths Index, ca. 1640-1961"

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