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Benjamin James Ballard

Benjamin James Ballard

Male 1839 - 1919  (79 years)

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  • Name Benjamin James Ballard 
    Born 13 Apr 1839  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Birth Uxbridge Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family Photograph Children of George Ballard and Maria Perry 
    George Ballard and Maria Perry's children
    George Ballard and Maria Perry's children
    From left to right: Top row: George Edmund Ballard, Alfred Ballard, William Charles Ballard, John Goulding Ballard and Benjamin James Ballard. Bottom row: Susannah Maria Ballard, Louisa Ann Ballard, Harriett Elen Ballard, Emma Keturah Ballard and Elizabeth Sarah Ballard.

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    Residence 1851  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Church of England 
    Residence 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Anglican 
    Residence 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1863  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 12
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    W. Methodist 
    Occupation 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1885  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    farmer 
    Occupation 1886  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    farmer 
    Occupation 1901  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Bailiff 
    Occupation 1911  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Bailiff 
    Residence 1911  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-49467 
    Died 29 Mar 1919  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 11
    Buried Hawkesville Union Cemetery, Hawkesville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I49467  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 

    Father George Ballard,   b. CALC 14 May 1796, Harbridge, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1869, Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Maria Louisa "Mary" Perry,   b. Between 1796 and 1797, , Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1871, Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 4 May 1823  Ringwood, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Family ID F17993  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ellen Woodward,   b. 8 Dec 1851, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1929  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1885  Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Woodward Ballard,   b. 24 Sep 1886, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1961, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Mable Ballard,   b. 25 Jun 1889, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Keturah "Kit" Ballard,   b. 4 Aug 1892, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F12871  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Jane McCollum,   b. CALC 6 Jan 1845, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1884  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married 29 Sep 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 12
    Children 
     1. Joseph Henry Ballard,   b. 1864, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. James Henry Ballard,   b. Sep 1864, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F25459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Nancy,   b. 1844, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Henry Ballard,   b. 1864, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F41348  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-3 Page 12.

    2. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Benjamin James Ballard aged 22, res Wellesley Twp., b. Canada West s/o George Ballard and Maria Perry to Mary Jane McCollum aged 20, res Wellesley Twp., b. Canada West, d/o Charles McCollum & Agnes Standing. 29 Sep 1863

    3. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 2 Page 19.

    4. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Ballard Benjamin James, 22, Wellesley, CW, s/o George & Maria (Perry), married 29 Sept Mary Jane McCollum, 20, Wellesley, CW, d/o Charles & Agnes (Standing)

    5. [S120] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley - Hawkesville Union CC#4529 Waterloo Region Branch, OGS.
      Benjamin J Ballard / died Mar 29 1919 / aged / 79 yrs 11 mos 5 dys / Ellen Woodward / Ballard / died April 30 1929 / aged 77 years / at rest

    6. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, Hawkesville Div 8 Page 11.

    7. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 3A, Pg. 8.

    8. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 11551 (1886), Ballard-Woodward.
      Benjamin J. Ballard, 46, farmer of Wellesley b. Wellesley, s/o George Ballard & Mariah Perry married Ellen Woodward, 34, res. Hawkesville, b. Woolwich twp., d/o William S. Woodward & Ellen Webster. married 30 Dec 1885 Hawksville

    9. [S242] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1851, Div. 2 Page 9.

    10. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Sect. 15 Page 102.

    11. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name: Benjamin Ballard
      Sex: Male
      Age: 79
      Death Date: 29 Mar 1919
      Death Place: Hawkesville, Waterloo, Ontario
      Marital Status: Married
      Occupation: Gentleman
      Father's Name: George Ballard
      Mother's Name: Maria Perry
      Occupation: Gentleman
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1840
      Birthplace: Uxbridge
      Death Place: Hawkesville, Waterloo, Ontario
      Death Age: 79 years 11 months 16 days
      Burial Place: Hawkesville

    12. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 1 Oct 1863.
      29 Sep 1863 By Rev. Bindemann, Benjamin James Ballard was married to Mary Jane McCollum, both of Wellesley.

    13. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 11551-86.
      Benjamin J. BALLARD, 46, widower, farmer, Wellesley twp., same, s/o George BALLARD & Mariah PERRY, married Ellen WOODWARD, 34, Woolwich twp., Hawksville, d/o William WOODWARD & Ellen WEBSTER, witn: George A. ANDERSON of Wellesley & Amanda WOODWARD of Hawksville, 30 Dec 1885 at Hawksville

    14. [S1803] zzEngland, Marriages, 1538-1973, Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M15056-1 System Origin: England-ODM GS Film number: 0994051 IT 3-5.
      George Ballard married Maria Perry 4 May 1823, Ringwood, Hampshire, England

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Apr 1839 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Church of England - 1851 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Anglican - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1863 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1863 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Sep 1863 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - W. Methodist - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1885 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Dec 1885 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1886 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Bailiff - 1901 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Bailiff - 1911 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian - 1911 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Mar 1919 - Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hawkesville Union Cemetery, Hawkesville, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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