Allen Ballard

New York, United States

The Life of Allen

When Allen Ballard was born in 1848, in New York, United States, his father, Argalus Ballard, was 37 and his mother, Sarah A Felt, was 30. He lived in Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States in 1850.

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Argalus Ballard
Sarah A Felt
Nathan Ballard
Electa D Ballard
Elizabeth Ruey Ballard
William Harrison Ballard
Ellen Jeanette Ballard
Allen Ballard
Charles A Ballard

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    Sarah A Felt




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World Events (3)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 6

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 19

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 69

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

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.

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Sources (1)

  • Allen J Ballard in household of Argillus Ballard, "United States Census, 1850"

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