William Penn Ballard


William P. Ballard and family
William P. Ballard and family

born: 6 Apr 1871, Marshall Co.,Iowa
died: 26 Apr 1956, Stanberry, Gentry Co., Missouri at Harmony Haven rest home
bur.: Stanberry, Gentry Co., Missouri, at High Ridge Cemetery
occu: farmer, railroader, teamster, cement man, and mail carrier
spouse: Anna Bell ``Annie'' RILEY
marr: 26 Feb 1895, Gentry Co., MO
born: 20 Apr 1878, near Alanthus Grove,Gentry Co.,Missouri
died: 1950
bur.: Stanberry, Gentry Co., Missouri, at High Ridge Cemetery
occu: homemaker
Children:
William F. BALLARD
Lottie BALLARD
Edward Clayton ``Ed'' BALLARD
Marguerite BALLARD
Corliss V. ``Corky'' BALLARD
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Pedigree Chart

                      |--------John BALLARD (1779 - 1848, Iowa)
                      |
           |---------Phillip BALLARD (1802, Kentucky - 1887, Missouri)
           |          |
           |          |--------Jinney COX (1775, Kentucky - Indiana)
           |
  |------Charles C. BALLARD (1839, or Iowa Co. Iowa - 1908)
  |        |
  |        |          |--------
  |        |          |
  |        |---------Elizabeth PARKS (1810, Indiana - 1852, Iowa)
  |                   |
  |                   |--------
  |
William Penn BALLARD (1871, Iowa - 1956)
  |
  |                   |--------
  |                   |
  |        |---------
  |        |          |
  |        |          |--------
  |        |
  |------Delilah GAER (1841, Illinois - 1888)
           |
           |          |--------
           |          |
           |---------
                      |
                      |--------

The Charles Ballard Bible gave 26 March (no year) for William's marriage date, but the 26 Feb 1895 date is from Gentry Co. Marriage Book 1. A 1979 biographical sketch by his son Ed gives March 11, 1895. Bill's obit says March 27.
More information: OBITUARY

Sources for this individual: High Ridge Cemetery Index; Charles Ballard Family Bible; Once Upon A Railroad, Stanberry, Missouri 1879-1979


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