Ethel Gertrude Ballentine

1892–19 January 1963 (Age 71)
South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Ethel Gertrude

When Ethel Gertrude Ballentine was born in 1892, in South Carolina, United States, her father, John James Ballantine Jr, was 32 and her mother, Susan Julia Salisbury, was 33. She lived in Goose Creek, Berkeley, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Second St. James Goose Creek Township, Berkeley, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 19 January 1963, in Eutawville, Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Eutawville, Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States.

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'Gussie' Augustus Young Dehay
Ethel Gertrude Ballentine

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 4
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 6
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 20
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from either of two places (in Roxburgh and Selkirk) called Bellenden, of unknown origin.

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

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  • Ethel De Hay in household of Gussie De Hay, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethel G Dehay in household of Gussie Y Dehay, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel B Murray in household of John J Ballentine, "United States Census, 1920"

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