Hazel Mary Ballard

20 May 1913–22 June 1995 (Age 82)
Hardinville, Crawford, Illinois, United States

The Life of Hazel Mary

When Hazel Mary Ballard was born on 20 May 1913, in Hardinville, Crawford, Illinois, United States, her father, Ollie Lee Ballard, was 28 and her mother, Agnes Mae Gonyer, was 19. She married Charles Julius "Chuck" Grodi on 10 January 1931. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Berlin, Monroe, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 22 June 1995, in Sandusky, Erie, Ohio, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Huron, Erie, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Julius "Chuck" Grodi
Hazel Mary Ballard
Marriage: 10 January 1931
Robert Lee Grodi
Minnie Esther Grodi

Spouse and Children

    Charles Julius "Chuck" Grodi



10 January 1931


    Robert Lee Grodi


    Minnie Esther Grodi


Parents and Siblings


    Agnes Mae Gonyer




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 12

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: derogatory nickname from a derivative of bald ‘bald-headed’ ( see Bald 2).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hazel Grodi in household of Julius Grodi, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hazel M Ballard in entry for William R Coffman and Sedora A Grodi, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Hazel Ballard in entry for Robert Lee Grodi and Martha Jayne Schlachter, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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