Ballard Howell Stanford

11 February 1902–5 May 1996 (Age 94)
Frederick, Tillman, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Ballard Howell

When Ballard Howell Stanford was born on 11 February 1902, in Frederick, Tillman, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Exter Stanford, was 39 and his mother, May V Howell, was 31. He married Helen Travis on 1 October 1924, in Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 5 May 1996, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Ballard Howell Stanford
1902–1996
Helen Travis
1904–1991
Marriage: 1 October 1924
Stanley Stanford
1930–
Robert Stanford
1933–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 October 1924
Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States
children

(2)

    Stanley Stanford

    Male1930–Male

    Robert Stanford

    Male1933–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Exter Stanford

    Male1862–Male

    May V Howell

    Female1870–Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1907

Age 5

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1927

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Stanford, for example in Bedfordshire, Kent, and Norfolk, or Stanford Dingley in Berkshire, Stanford in the Vale in Oxfordshire, or Stanford le Hope in Essex, etc., all named from Old English stān ‘stone’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ballard Howell Stanford, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ballard H Stanford, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"
  • Ballard H Stanford, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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