Thomas Ballard & Mary Parks

Dorothy's ggggg-grandparents

by Dan Reddell

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  • ID: I05831

  • Name: Thomas Ballard

  • Sex: M

  • Birth: MAR 1750/51

  • Death: 28 DEC 1843 in Lancaster Co., South Carolina

  • Note:

    From Southside Virginia Families by John Bennett Boddie, 1955 p. 21
    "Moved to South Carolina with his youngest brother, Bland, before the Revolution. He enlisted in the Revolutionary Army from the Kershaw District in 1779 and was in active service 366 days, until some time in 1782. He went on numerous scouting parties and also fought at the battles of Ridgway's Fort, Hobkirk's Hill and Bigham Church. His officers were Captain William Nettle, and Colonels Marshall and Frederick Kimball. In his pension application, National Archives, File S.20283, executed Dec. 10, 1832, while a resident of Gwinnett County, Georgia, he gave his place of birth as Albemarle Co., Va., March 1751. After the Revolution, he was commissioned a Major of Militia in 1794 and on Nov. 29, 1804, a Lt. Col. of the 25th Regiment.
    "Thomas Ballard was living in Lancaster Co., S.C. in 1839 where he died Dec. 28, 1843. His second wife was Mary, daughter of Samuel Parks."

    Father: John Ballard

    Marriage 1 Mary Parks


    1. Has No Children Mary Ballard

    2. Has No Children Susannah Ballard

    3. Has Children Thomas Parks Ballard b: 17 NOV 1799 in Lancaster Co., South Carolina


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