Asa Ballard

19 August 1793–20 October 1846 (Age 53)
Lynchburg, Bedford, Virginia, United States

The Life of Asa

When Asa Ballard was born on 19 August 1793, in Lynchburg, Bedford, Virginia, United States, his father, William McDonald Ballard, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth "Betsey" Anthony, was 23. He married Sarah Webb on 22 October 1820, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 20 October 1846, in Union Township, Perry, Indiana, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Perry, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Asa Ballard
Sarah Webb
Marriage: 22 October 1820
Elizabeth Ballard
Joseph Anthony Ballard
Martha Ballard
George Ballard
Dewitt Clinton Ballard
Mary E Ballard

Spouse and Children


    Sarah Webb


22 October 1820
Stokes, North Carolina, United States


    Elizabeth Ballard


    Joseph Anthony Ballard


    Dewitt Clinton Ballard


    Martha Ballard


    Mary E Ballard


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

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.

Age 15

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Asa Ballard, "United States War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files, 1812-1910"
  • Ballard in entry for Joseph A. Ballard and Mary Ann Cart Or Cast, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"
  • Asa Ballard, "Find A Grave Index"

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