Electa D Ballard

29 July 1840–13 March 1860 (Age 19)
New York, United States

The Life of Electa D

When Electa D Ballard was born on 29 July 1840, in New York, United States, her father, Argalus Ballard, was 29 and her mother, Sarah A Felt, was 21. She married Harrison Berry Libby on 1 November 1859, in Evansville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States. She lived in Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States in 1850. She died on 13 March 1860, in Evansville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 19, and was buried in Evansville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States.

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Harrison Berry Libby
Electa D Ballard
Marriage: 1 November 1859

Spouse and Children

1 November 1859
Evansville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Sarah A Felt




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World Events (2)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 14

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.

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 (3)

  • Electa Ballard in household of Argillus Ballard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Electa D. Ballard Libby, "Find A Grave Index"
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current

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