Henry Ballard

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Ballard was born on 27 January 1832, in Cold Ash, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William W. Ballard, was 36 and his mother, Hannah Russell, was 32. He married Margaret Reid McNeil on 1 January 1860, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1864 and lived in Princess Anne, Somerset, Maryland, United States in 1880 and Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1908. He died on 26 February 1908, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Ballard
1832–1908
Margaret Reid McNeil
1846–1918
Marriage: 1 January 1860
Margaret Hannah Ballard
1863–1874
Henry William Ballard
1864–1936
Thomas McNeil Ballard
1866–1933
Janet Mcneil Ballard
1868–1869
Charles James Ballard
1868–1869
George Albert Ballard
1870–1874
Melvin Joseph Ballard
1873–1939
Ellen Phoebe Ballard
1875–1889
Rebecca Ann Ballard
1878–1972
Lettie May Ballard
1881–1935
Mary Myrtle Ballard
1885–1975

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  • Henry Ballard, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry Ballard, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Henry Ballard, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1855

Historical Boundaries: 1855: Arapahoe, Kansas Territory, United States 1859: Oro, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1861: Colorado Territory, United States 1861: Arapahoe, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: Arapahoe, Colorado, United States

Name Meaning

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 .

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

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Autobiography

Autobiography Of Margaret McNeil Ballard Born in Tranent, Heddingtonshire, Scotland April 14, 1846 Wife of Henry Ballard Daughter of Thomas McNeil and Jeanette Reid McNeil Baptized Church of Jesus Chr …

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