William Ballard, Jr of Rowan County, North Carolina (c.1744-????).

William Ballard Jr of Rowan County, North Carolina (c. 1744-????), was the son of William Ballard of Rowan County.

On 24, 9 [September] 1763 at New Garden Monthly Meeting, William Ballard is granted certificate to Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting in Virginia to marry.1

8, 10 [October] 1763 William, son of William Ballard of Roan [Rowan] County, North Carolina married in the Friends Meeting House in Hanover County Ann Stanley, the daughter of Thomas Stanley of Hanover County.2

On 26, 1 [January] 1771, New Garden Monthly Meeting granted to William and wife a certificate to Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting in Virginia.  This same date Mary Ballard is also granted a certificate to Cedar Creek.3 On 13, 4 [April] 1771, the Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting received William and family on certificate from the New Garden Monthly Meeting.4

On 13, 4 [April] 1771 William and family were received at Cedar Creek on the certificate from New Garden Monthly Meeting; this may have been the elder William and his family.  This same date, Mary Ballard was received on certificate from New Garden; they likely traveled together.5

On 15 May 1773, William Ballard, Jr was sued by James Bowie, Jr, the “Defendant being duly summoned failed to appear tho solemnly called,” and for failure to appear, judgement is granted to the plaintiff in the amount of £4.4.3.6

Yet on 9, 3 [March] 1776, William and family of Cedar Creek were granted certificate to New Garden Monthly Meeting, North Carolina.7 In North Carolina the names of most of the family members are listed when they arrived 27, 4 [April] 1776, when the younger William and wife (not named) and children Susanna, William, Nathan, Elizabeth and Sarah were received on certificate from Monthly Meeting in Caroline County, Virginia, dated 9, 3 [March] 1776.8

On 27, 4 [April] 1776, William Ballard and his wife and children, Susanna, William, Nathan, Elizabeth and Sarah, were receive by New Garden Monthly Meeting on certificate from Monthly Meeting in Caroline County dated 9, 3 [March] 1776.9

Issue:

Susanna, b. 18, 7 [July] 1764.

William, b. 4, 9 [September] 1766.

Nathan, b. 12, 12 [December] 1768.

Elizabeth, b. 4, 3 [March] 1771.

Sarah, b. 6, 12 [December] 1773.

Ann, b. 21. 7 [July] 1776.

Mary, b. 19, 1 [January] 1779.

Thomas, b. 18, 6 [June] 1781.


Endnotes

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

2. Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. VI (Ann Arbor, MI: Edwards Brothers, Inc., 1950), p. 227.

3. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p.524.

4. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p.228.

5. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 228.

6. 15 May 1773. James Bowie Junr. against William Ballard Junr. On Petition the Defendant being duly summoned failed to appear tho solemnly called. On motion of the petitioner by his attorney, judgment is granted him against Defendant for £4.4.3, the debt in the petition specified together with his costs in this behalf expended. Caroline Co. Va. Order Book 1772-1776, p. 244.

7. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 228.

8. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p.775.

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