Amanda Ballard

1896–June 1986 (Age 90)
Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Amanda

When Amanda Ballard was born in 1896, in Alabama, United States, her father, Doc Ballard, was 16 and her mother, Mrs Jane Ballard, was 16. She had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Will J Reeves Jr. She lived in Election Precinct 12, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1910. She died in June 1986, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Will J Reeves Jr
Amanda Ballard
Virginia Reeves
Mary Lou Reeves McCruter
Charlotte Reeves
Willie Reeves
Luella Reeves
Samuel Reeves
Andrew Louis Reeves Sr

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+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 0
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed
Age 16
The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.
Age 24
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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 (9)

  • Amanda Ballard in household of Doc Ballard, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Amanda Ballard in entry for Ben Parnell and Charlotte Reeves, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Amanda Ballard in entry for Luther Bedell and Virginia Reeves, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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