Laura Ballard

11 April 1799–13 September 1854 (Age 55)
Gill, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Laura

When Laura Ballard was born on 11 April 1799, in Gill, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Jeremiah Ballard, was 45 and her mother, Phebe Carrier, was 40. She married Chester Hillman on 9 September 1815, in Gill, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 13 September 1854, in Bristol Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Trumbull, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester Hillman
1794–1879
Laura Ballard
1799–1854
Marriage: 9 September 1815
Clarrisa Julina Hilman
1815–
Clarissa Julina Hillman
1816–1840
Zenas Estabrook Hillman
1818–1900
Nancy Ballard Hillman
1820–
Charles Edward Hillman
1823–1915
Eliza Mayhew Hillman
1826–1847
Lucretia Hillman
1827–1873
Zelotes Hillman
1832–1903
M. Amelia Hillman
1834–
Helena H. Hillman
1840–
Hubert Eugene Hillman
1842–1906

Spouse and Children

    Chester Hillman

    Male1794–1879Male

    Female1799–1854Female

MARRIAGE
9 September 1815
Gill, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
children

(11)

    Clarrisa Julina Hilman

    Female1815–Female

    Clarissa Julina Hillman

    Female1816–1840Female

    Male1818–1900Male

    Nancy Ballard Hillman

    Female1820–Female

    Charles Edward Hillman

    Male1823–1915Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 4

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 20

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. 

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)

  • Laura Hillman in household of Chester Hillman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Laura Ballard in entry for Charles E Hillman, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Laura Ballard Hillman, "Find A Grave Index"

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