Richard Ballantyne

Brief Life History of Richard

When Richard Ballantyne was born on 26 August 1817, in Roxburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, David Ballantyne, was 69 and his mother, Ann Bannerman, was 30. He married Huldah Meriah Clark on 17 February 1847, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 8 November 1898, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Richard Ballantyne
Huldah Meriah Clark
Marriage: 17 February 1847
Richard Alando Ballantyne
Delecta Annie Jane Ballantyne
David Henry Ballantyne
Meriah Cedina Clark Ballantyne
John Taylor Ballantyne
Annie Ballantyne
Roseltha Ballantyne
Isabel Ballantyne
Joseph W Ballantyne

Sources (93)

  • Rich Ballentyne, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Richard Ballantyne - birth: 26 August 1817; Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Richard Ballantyne, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1820 · """The """"Radical War""""."""

The Scottish Insurrection was a week of strikes and unrest with demands for reform in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The economic downturn after the Napoleonic war ended, brought increasing unrest with the Artisan workers in Scotland, seeking action to reform the government. But the insurrection was largely forgotten about, as attention was focused on the better publicized Radical events in England.


EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: Josiah Nelson BIRTH 1841 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA DEATH 1841 (aged less–than 1 year) Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA BURIAL Ogden City Cemetery Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA MEMORIAL ID 240526232 · View Source

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Ballentine .

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

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The World of Richard Ballantyne by Conway B. Sonne (This history called "The ancestors of Richard Ballantyne and Huldah Meriah Clark was compiled by Mary Ellen B. Workman. A copy was received by Marg …

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