Descendants of Thomas Ballard


60. William Ballard

William Ballard was a pioneer of Monroe County, VA (now WV). Born in Scotland, he cam to America in 1746-47 at Philadelphia.

Military: Revolutionary War Soldier.

1793: Came to Monroe County and settled near Greenville.

William Ballard died September 14, 1799 (ref: Probate of will) having gone to visit daughter Mollie. Mrs. Michael Kessinger, on a farm adjoining the old Billy Ballard place on Indian Creek. He died after a short illness. His wife is also buried there. Names and dates for their stones were done by Johnson Ballard, son of James and Jennie Keaton Ballard.

See Monroe Co., WV Fiduciary File #7a, the will of William Ballard was dated 31 Aug 1799 and proved 15 Apr 1800.

64. Elijah Ballard

Deed Book Volume 18, 1781-1786, indexed:
Page 194; 4, December 1782 John Brook's, gentleman of Essex Co., VA to Elijah Ballard of Orange Co., L864 for 100 acres on deepstep branch of Suftien River. Recorded 26, June 1783.

Military: Revolutionary War Soldier granted 970 acres of land on Hans Creek.

65. Thomas Ballard

Thomas Ballard was Road Overseer in Orange County, VA 1778. It is said that he served in the Revolutionary War with his brothers Philip and Elijah. (Pen. of Philip Ballard, his brother who died in Logan Co., KY.

Benjamin J. Harvey

Orange County Marriages:

67. Anne Ballard

Ann Ballard married January 16, 1774 (bond) Orange Co., VA., to William Vawter. They removed to Monroe County, W.Va., and were known to the families of the sons of Philip Ballard who went to that county.

William Vawter

Marriages of Orange Co., VA 16, January 1774 William Vawter and Anne Ballard. Found in Deed Bk 17, Notations; both of St. Thomas Parish, Orange Co., VA.

68. Mildred "Millie" Ballard

From Families of Orange Co., VA:
Milly Ballard born in Orange Co., VA. 1st married Jesse Watson, marriage bond dated August 10, 1789, with the consent of her father Philip Ballard. (She was under age in 1785). She married 2nd John Boling and went to Monroe Co., W.VA with her brothers and to Kentucky with her brother Larkin's family.

69. Larkin Ballard

FTM Marriage records 1786-1850