Joseph Tooth Ballance

Male24 February 1868–10 October 1953

Brief Life History of Joseph Tooth

When Joseph Tooth Ballance was born on 24 February 1868, in Tillington, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Tooth Ballance, was 30 and his mother, Eliza Yates, was 23. He married Mary Jane Crutchley on 17 September 1892, in Nanaimo, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 1901 and Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada in 1911. He died on 10 October 1953, in Nanaimo County, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 85, and was buried in Nanaimo, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Tooth Ballance
Mary Jane Crutchley
Marriage: 17 September 1892
Gladys Ballance
Clarence Ballance
Clement Ballance
Hazel Ballance

Sources (15)

  • Joseph Ballance, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Joseph Torth, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joseph Ballance, "British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 September 1892Nanaimo, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1



    Age 16

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 36

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

    Name Meaning

    English: metonymic occupational name perhaps given to a balance maker or someone who used a balance (scales) for weighing goods, from Anglo-French and Middle English balaunce (Old French balance).

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

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