Henry Ballard

27 January 1832–26 February 1908 (Age 76)
Cold Ash, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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 5 May 1861, 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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Henry Ballard
Margaret Reid McNeil
Marriage: 5 May 1861
Margaret Hannah Ballard
Henry William Ballard
Thomas McNeil Ballard
Janet Mc Neil Ballard
Charles James Ballard
George Albert Ballard
Melvin Joseph Ballard
Ellen Phoebe Ballard
Rebecca Ann Ballard
Lettie May Ballard
Mary Myrtle Ballard

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  • Marriage
    5 May 1861Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    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.
    Age 11
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 23
    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 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 …

    Sources (51)

    • Henry Ballard, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Henry Ballard in entry for Melvin Joseph Ballard, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Henry Ballard, "United States Census, 1860"

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