When Philip Ballard was born in 1817, in Putnam, Georgia, United States, his father, Philip Ballard, was 53 and his mother, Mary Petit, was 37. He married Martha A Gillispie on 31 December 1851, in Pike, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Cass, Texas, United States in 1880. He died in 1903, in Bryans Mill, Cass, Texas, United States, at the age of 86.
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 .
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