Jennie Lulu Ballard

4 November 1880–22 September 1959 (Age 78)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Jennie Lulu

When Jennie Lulu Ballard was born on 4 November 1880, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, Henry Ballard, was 48 and her mother, Emily Reid McNeil, was 31. She married Thomas Franklin Griffin on 6 December 1899. They were the parents of at least 6 daughters. She lived in Newton, Cache, Utah, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 22 September 1959, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Franklin Griffin
Jennie Lulu Ballard
Marriage: 6 December 1899
Oriel Janet Griffin
Emily Elizabeth Griffin
Ruby Amy Griffin
Mary Elsie Griffin
Beatrice Caroline Griffin
Marjorie Treherne Griffin

Spouse and Children

6 December 1899


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · The Logan Temple Barn

Age 16

The Logan Temple Barn was built on the edge of the Logan temple property to house the animals belonging to the builders of the temple. It was one of only two stone barns built in Cache Valley. These barns became obsolete during the rise of the automobile era. The building and the land it was on was sold in 1919 and became an automobile repair shop. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 19, 1985, and is still standing today.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 21

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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.

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

Mary Pitts Griffin

Mary Pitts Griffin Mother of William Hyrum Griffin Father of Thomas Franklin Griffin Father of Oriel Janet Griffin Clegg Mother of Janet, Jean, Von, Val, Morris, Bill and Emily MARY PIT …

Sources (3)

  • Jennie Lula Ballard Griffin in household of Thomas Franklin Griffin, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Jennie Griffin in household of Frank S Griffin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jennie B Griffin in household of T Frank Griffin, "United States Census, 1940"

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