Ludie Upshaw Ballenger

13 July 1884–14 December 1954 (Age 70)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Ludie Upshaw

When Ludie Upshaw Ballenger was born on 13 July 1884, in Georgia, United States, her father, Elbert Woodfin Ballenger, was 36 and her mother, Louisa Elizabeth Upshaw, was 38. She married Barclay Terhune Morgan on 30 June 1909, in Polk, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Rockmart, Polk, Georgia, United States in 1920. She died on 14 December 1954, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Rockmart, Polk, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Barclay Terhune Morgan
Ludie Upshaw Ballenger
Marriage: 30 June 1909
Elbert B Morgan
Barclay Terhune Morgan Jr
Mayme Elizabeth Morgan

Spouse and Children

30 June 1909
Polk, Georgia, United States


    Elbert B Morgan


    Barclay Terhune Morgan Jr


    Mayme Elizabeth Morgan


Parents and Siblings

    Elbert Woodfin Ballenger


    Louisa Elizabeth Upshaw




    Maybel Elizabeth Ballenger


    Mayme Lucille Ballenger



    Susie Ballenger


World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 9

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ballinger ( see Beringer ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ludie B Morgan in household of Barkley T Morgan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ludie Morgan in household of Barclay T Morgan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ludie W. Ballinger, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"

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