David Ballard of Guilford County, North Carolina (1750-????).

David Ballard, son of William Ballard of Caroline and Bedford Counties, Virginia, was born 9, 4 [June] 1750.

On 12, 9 [September] 1772, at Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting. Moorman Ballard, Judith Douglass, David Ballard & Elizabeth Bunch, Camp Creek Meeting, dismissed for married contrary to discipline by a priest; in 10th month [October] parents of the women clear themselves of consent.1 (it is not clear who married whom). On 9, 3 [March] 1776 at Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting, David Ballard requests reinstate.2 Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 228. On 8, 6 [June] 1776 at Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting. David Ballard is granted certificate to “his friends.”3

David apparently relocated to North Carolina, for on 26, 10 [October] 1776, he is received by New Garden Monthly Meeting on certificate from Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting, dated 8, 6 [June] 1777.4

On 25, 3 [March] 1780 at New Garden Monthly Meeting, Thomas Beals, William Hiatt, Christopher Hiatt & David Ballard were granted certificate to travel to the Ohio River to be near & labor with the Deleware Indians.5 This certificate was returned 30, 9 [September] 1780.6

On 27, 8 [August] 1808 at Mt. Pleasant Monthly Meeting. David Ballard and his wife, Mary and daughters granted certificate to the Center Monthly Meeting in Ohio.7

Issue:

Joseph, b. 20, 12 [December] 1770. On 10, 9 [September] 1790, at Westfield Monthly Meeting. Joseph Ballard is reported married to Elizabeth Burcham.8 On 25, 9 [September] 1813 at Mt. Pleasant Monthly Meeting. Joseph & wife Elizabeth & their daughters are granted certificate to Senter Monthly Meeting in Ohio.9

JOHN, b. 10, 8 [August] 1772.

Rhoda, b. 1, 3 [March] 1775. On 5, 1 [January] 1797 at Westfield Monthly Meeting, Rhoda Ballard, daughter of David & Mary, Grayson County. Virginia, married Reuben Green.10

Lydia, b. 4, 9 [September] 1776. On 27, 9 [September] 1798, Lydia Ballard, daughter of David & Mary of Grayson County, Virginia, married John Johnson.11

NATHAN, b. 22, 4 [April] 1778. On 22, 11 [November] 1799, Nathan Ballard of Grayson County, Virginia, son of David & Mary, married Martha Bond.12

Edith, b. c. 1783. On 2, 2 [February] 1804 at Mount Pleasant Monthly Meeting, Edith, daughter of David Ballard married Josiah Jessop13.

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John Ballard of Grayson County, Virginia.

b. 10, 8 [August] 1772. On 26, 4 [April] 1798, at Westfield Monthly Meeting, John Ballard in Grayson County, Virginia, the son of David & Mary, married Dinah Pickrell, the daughter of John and Catharine Pickrell.14 On 30, 9 [September] 1809 at Mt. Pleasant Monthly Meeting, John & wife, Dinah and their children are granted certificate to the Miami Monthly Meeting in Ohio.15

Issue:

Lydia, b. 4, 4 [April] 1799, d. 13, 2 [February] 1800.

Lydia, b. 9, 11 [November] 1800.16

Eunice, b. 12, 9 [September] 1802.

Jesse, b. 20, 7 [July] 1804.17

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Nathan Ballard

30, 9 [September] 1809, at Mt. Pleasant Monthly Meeting, Nathan Ballard, his wife Martha & their children are granted certificate to Center Monthly Meeting in Ohio. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p. 1007. An enumeration of their children appears in the minutes of the Westfield Monthly Meeting.18

Issue (listed Westfield Monthly Meeting Records):19

Ahira, b. 15, 9 [September] 1800.

Sarah, b. 27, 3 [March] 1803.

Rhoda, b. 23, 4 [April] 1805.

David, b. 29, 5 [May] 1808 (twin).

Samuel, b. 29, 5 [May] 1808 (twin).20


 Endnotes

1. Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. VI (Ann Arbor, MI: Edwards Brothers, 1950), p.228.

2. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 228.

3. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 228.

4. Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. I (Ann Arbor, MI: Edwards Brothers, 1936), p. 524.

5. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p. 524.

6. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p. 524.

7. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p. 1007.

8. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p. 959.

9. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p. 1007.

10. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p. 959.

11. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p. 959.

12. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p. 489; p. 959.

13. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p.1007.

14. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p. 959.

15. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p. 1007.

16. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p. 955.

17. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p. 1003.

18. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p. 955.

19. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p. 955.

20. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p. 1003.

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