Marcus William Ballew

10 April 1908–24 March 1986 (Age 78)
Spring Place, Murray, Georgia, United States

The Life of Marcus William

When Marcus William Ballew was born on 10 April 1908, in Spring Place, Murray, Georgia, United States, his father, William Robert Ballew, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Catherine Gilbert, was 26. He married Ramma L Robinson on 30 December 1926, in McMinn, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in District 984, Murray, Georgia, United States in 1910 and District 824, Murray, Georgia, United States in 1920. He died on 24 March 1986, in Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Whitfield Memorial Gardens, Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marcus William Ballew
Ramma L Robinson
Marriage: 30 December 1926
Wanda Lene Ballew

Spouse and Children

30 December 1926
McMinn, Tennessee, United States


    Wanda Lene Ballew


Parents and Siblings




    Bertha Jane Ballew



    Luther B Ballew


    Henry Luther Ballew


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 14

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Ballou or Bellew .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Marcus Bellew in household of Robart W Bellew, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marcus Ballin in household of William R Ballin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marcus W Ballew in entry for Manderline Ballew, "Georgia, County Delayed Birth and Death Records, 1870-1960"

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