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.
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 .
CAPT Ballard, a merchant and sea capton, married Elizabeth Gibbons(Gibbins), of Yorktown, Virginia. John made his will December 24, 1744. The will was proven on September 16, 1745. His will mentioned …