Charles Jasper Ballard

Brief Life History of Charles Jasper

When Charles Jasper Ballard was born on 1 November 1846, in Webster, Keokuk, Iowa, United States, his father, John J Ballard Jr, was 39 and his mother, Aseneth J Parks, was 35. He married Eliza Jane Hinkle on 10 May 1875, in Iowa, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Marengo, Iowa, Iowa, United States in 1885 and Price Township, Washington, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 30 November 1925, in Summers, Washington, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Ganderville Cemetery, Summers, Washington, Arkansas, United States.

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Charles Jasper Ballard
Eliza Jane Hinkle
Marriage: 10 May 1875
Laura L. Ballard
Eunice Kate Ballard
Mary Edith Ballard

Sources (12)

  • Charles T Ballard, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Charles T. Ballard, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Charles J Ballard, "Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950"

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Historical Boundaries: 1854: Keokuk, Iowa, United States


Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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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