David Waldon Ballard

22 May 1894–30 June 1958 (Age 64)
Grafton, Washington, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of David Waldon

When David Waldon Ballard was born on 22 May 1894, in Grafton, Washington, Utah, United States, his father, David Ballard, was 27 and his mother, Maria Smith, was 26. He married Alice Harmon on 11 December 1922, in Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Cane Beds, Mohave, Arizona, United States in 1930 and Rockville Election Precinct, Washington, Utah, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 30 June 1958, in Rockville, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Rockville Cemetery, Rockville, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Waldon Ballard
Alice Harmon
Marriage: 11 December 1922
Erald Langston Ballard
Dean Harmon Ballard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1922Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    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.
    1896 · Utah Becomes a State
    Age 2
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1911 · The Salt Lake International Airport
    Age 17
    The Salt Lake International Airport starts its history as a small airfield. It slowly grew until Charles Lindbergh visited that area. After his visit, the airfield changed into a Municipal Airport and started being a hub for most flights from New York to California. After World War II, the airport turned into an international hub for most flights in the Mountain West. In recent history, It sees around 30 million travelers each year and continues to grow in popularity by the local residents.

    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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    Sources (27)

    • David Waldon Ballard, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • David Waldon Ballard, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • David Waldon Ballard, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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