William Curtis Ballard

Male26 September 1684–2 October 1754

Brief Life History of William Curtis

When William Curtis Ballard was born on 26 September 1684, in Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Thomas Ballard Jr, was 30 and his mother, Katherine Hubbard, was 16. He married Philadelphia Ludwell Lea in 1696. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1704 and Virginia, United States in 1748. He died on 2 October 1754, in Virginia, British Colonial America, at the age of 70.

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William Curtis Ballard
Philadelphia Ludwell Lea
Marriage: 1696
Alice Noelle Ballard
Ambrose Ballard
Bland Ballard
Richard Ballard
Alice Ballard
Philip Ballard
Bland Ballard I
Thomas Ballard
William Ballard
Philadelphia Ballard
James Ballard
Elizabeth Ballard

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  • U.S. Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820
  • Legacy NFS Source: Bland Williams Ballard II - Published information: birth: 1663;
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900

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    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English ballard ‘bald-headed man’ (compare Bald 3).

    French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Balhard, composed of the elements bal, presumably meaning ‘torment, spitefulness’, and hard ‘hard, strong’. Compare Ballor .

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

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