Dewey Powell Ballard

16 March 1903–3 March 1987 (Age 83)
Henley, Cole, Missouri, United States

The Life of Dewey Powell

When Dewey Powell Ballard was born on 16 March 1903, in Henley, Cole, Missouri, United States, his father, Albert Norman Ballard, was 29 and his mother, Emma Bell Reader, was 33. He married Nellie Fern Carlston on 11 October 1926, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Kittitas, Washington, United States in 1940 and Yakima, Washington, United States in 1987. He died on 3 March 1987, in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in IOOF Cemetery, Ellensburg, Kittitas, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dewey Powell Ballard
Nellie Fern Carlston
Marriage: 11 October 1926
Ruby Joyce Ballard
Buddy Ballard
Albert Joseph Ballard
Shirley June Ballard
William Herbert Ballard
Betty Jeanne Ballard

Spouse and Children

11 October 1926
Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States



    Buddy Ballard


    Albert Joseph Ballard


    Shirley June Ballard



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Albert Norman Ballard





World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1907 · Pike's Market

Age 4

Pike’s Market is one of the oldest still working farmer’s markets in the US. It is located in Seattle’s central business district, just north of Belltown , and southwest of central waterfront and Elliott Bay. One of the attractions there is the gum wall. 

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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

Sources (3)

  • Dewey Powell Ballard, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Dewey Ballard in household of A N Ballard, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dewey P Ballard, "United States Census, 1930"

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