When William Ballard was born on 12 July 1805, in Vassalboro, Kennebec, Maine, United States, his father, Rufus Ballard, was 37 and his mother, Martha Moore, was 25. He married Mary Ann Tabor in 1831. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He died on 22 August 1856, at the age of 51.
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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