Ballou

1820–1820
Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Ballou

When Ballou was born in 1820, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Ebenezer Ballou, was 26 and her mother, Mary Hunt, was 26. She died in 1820, at the age of 0.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Ballou
1794–1825
Mary Hunt
1794–
Ballon
1816–
Ballou
1816–
Ballou
1820–1820

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Ballon

    Male1816–Male

    Male1816–Male

    Female1820–1820Female

World Events (2)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 0

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."

Name Meaning

1 French: of uncertain origin; possibly related to Bal .2 Possibly a variant spelling of Bellew .

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

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