Saturday, July 23, 2016

Surname Saturday - BALLOU (England to colonial New England)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.  


I am in the 8th great-grandmothers and I'm up to Ancestor #1445, who is Lydia BALLOU (1649-1722) 
[Note: the earlier great-grandmothers and 8th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts].

My ancestral line back through two generations of this BALLOU family line is:


1. Randall J. Seaver

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

4. Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942)
5. Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962)


10.  Thomas Richmond (1848-1917)
11.  Julia E. White (1848-1913)

22.  Henry Arnold White (1824-1885)
23.  Amy Frances Oatley (1826-1864)

44.  Jonathan White (1805-1850)
45.  Miranda Wade (1804-1850)

90.  Simon Wade (1767-1857)
91.  Phebe Horton (1772-1820)

180.  Simon Wade (1731-1800)
181.  Deborah Tracy (1731-1800)

360.  Nathaniel Wade (1709-1754)
361.  Ruth Hawkins (1711-1789)

722.  William Hawkins (1679-1712)
723.  Elizabeth Arnold (1683-1758)

1444.  William Hawkins, born about 1647 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States; died 06 July 1723 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.  He was the son of 2888. William Hawkins and 2889. Margaret Harwood.  He married 14 June 1678 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.
1445.  Lydia Ballou, born about 1649 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States; died before 17 March 1722 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.  

Children of William Hawkins and Lydia Ballou are:
*  William Hawkins (1679-1712), married 1704 Elizabeth Arnold (1683-1758)
*  Sarah Hawkins (1680-1759), married (1) 1700 Eleazer Arnold (1674-1712); (2) 1731 Maturin Ballou (1685-1760).
*  Stephen Hawkins (1683-1711), married 1706 Hannah Coggeshall (1676-1731).
*  John Hawkins (1685-1755), married 1714 Mary LNU (1688-????).

2890.  Robert Ballou, born about 1623 in England; died before 18 June 1668 in probably Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.  He married 
2891.  Susannah LNU, born about 1626 in England, died after. June 1668 in probably Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

Children of Robert Ballou and Susannah are:
*  Lydia Ballou (1649-1722), married (1) 1665 George Gardiner; (2) 1678 William Hawkins (1647-1723).
*  female Ballou (1651-1651).

Information about the Ballou family was obtained from general references.  There don't appear to be any books or periodicals for this Ballou family.  He died before 18 June 1668 when his will was proved in Boston, Massachusetts.  He named his wife and his son-in-law, George Gardiner, and bequeathed money to his two unnamed daughters and one unnamed son.


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1 comment:

Janice Sellers said...

Randy,

There is a large book about the Ballou family in North America. I don't remember the name, but I will look it up for you tomorrow.

Janice