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  • Name Byrum BALLARD 
    Born 27 Apr 1740  Hanover County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Name Byram BALLARD 
    Name Byrom BALLARD 
    Died 13 Jul 1817  Grayson County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Ballard Cemetery, Grayson County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • (1) Byrom Ballard of Bedford County, Virginia (1744-1817) <https://ballardofvirginia.wordpress.com/lineage-group-iii-descendants -of-william-ballard-of-caroline-county-virginia-c-1715-1794/byrom-ball ard-of-bedford-county-virginia-1744-1817/>:

      Byrom Ballard, the son of William Ballard of Caroline and Bedford Counties, Virginia, was born c. 1744 and died 13 July 1817. On 13 November 1762, Byram Ballard [sometimes Byrom], son of William Ballard, requested certificate from Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting to Bedford County, Virginia; the request was deferred on account of obstructions. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 227. He received that certificate the following year, when on 16 April 1763 he was received on certificate dated 8 April 1763 from Cedar Creek to South River Monthly Meeting. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 297.

      Two months later on 20 August 1763, Byrom Ballard is reported married to Eleanor Candler (Chandler) at South River Monthly Meeting. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 297.

      Byram Ballard purchased 190 acres in Bedford County on 29 February 1764, from Richard Tullos and Elizabeth his wife (both of Bedford), for 23 pounds current: 190 acres, part of a tract the residue granted to Charles Lynch & being in the County of Bedford on Seeder Creek between the waters of Ivy Creek & Tomahawk Creek. Recorded 28 February [scrivener error?] 1764, Bedford Co. Va. Deed Book B. 2, pp. 314-315.

      Eleanor was named in the will of her father, dated 4 August 1765, probated 27 May 1766, recorded Bedford Co. Va. Will Book A 1, p. 18. The witnesses were Charles Lynch, Robert Brooks and Byron Ballard. After the customary statement about having his debts paid:

      I Lend to my Loving Wife Hannah Candler During her Natural Life Or Widowhood My Land and Plantation and all things Belonging. With Stocks of all Kinds or Nature Whatsoever and all and Every Other thing or things to me Belonging or in any wise appertaining and After her Death I give the Sd. Land Divided Amongst and Between My Children Viz: John Candler, William Chandler, Elizabeth Cashry. Ellenor Ballard and Jedihiah Candler.

      Additional records for Byrom Ballard and Eleanor Candler appear below:

      12 May 1764, South River Monthly Meeting. Byrom condemned for going to law with John Lynch without consent of Friends. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 297.

      18 January 1772, South River Monthly Meeting. Byrom appointed clerk in room of [in place of] Zachariah Moorman. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 297.

      15 October 1774, South River Monthly Meeting. Eleanor granted certificate to Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting, Virginia. Removed. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 297.

      17 December 1774, South River Monthly Meeting. Byrom & family granted certificate to the circular Monthly Meeting (Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting). Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 297.

      14 September 1776. Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting. Byrom received on certificate an elder. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 228.

      12 April 1777, Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting. Byrom, an elder, informed he intended to visit "his relations" in North Carolina, meeting concurs. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 228.

      On 12 July 1783 at Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting. Byrom is granted permission to visit relatives in North Carolina. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 228.

      3 May 1784, Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting. Eleanor approved a minister by Upper quarterly meeting. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 228.

      10 July 1784, Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting. Byrom & family granted certificate to South River Monthly Meeting, Virginia. Removed. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 228.

      August 1784-8, Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting. Eleanor and children granted certificate. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 228.

      21 August 1784, South River Monthly Meeting. Byrum and wife and children, Marah [Mary?], Elizabeth, William, Amos, Mourning and Judith received on certificate from Cedar Creek dated 1784-7-10 (he was an elder and she a minister). Hinshaw,Vol. VI, p. 297.

      18 August 1787, South River Monthly Meeting. Eleanor, Mary Embree and Charles Brooke granted permission to visit meetings in northern Virginia and "some Northern Governments". Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 297.

      19 August 1787, South River Monthly Meeting. Eleanor mentioned as being a minister. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 297.

      1791. Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting. Eleanor, of South River Monthly Meeting, Virginia died. Memorial read. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 227.

      8 October 1791, Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting. Elleanor, South Creek Monthly Meeting, Virginia mentioned as having died. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 228.

      16 April 1791. South River Monthly Meeting. Eleanor, deceased, a minister, mentioned and a memorial from Goose Creek Monthly Meeting read at this Monthly Meeting. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 297.

      14 May 1791, South River Monthly Meeting. Eleanor's death reported since last yearly meeting (a minister). Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 297.

      23 May 1791, Virginia Yearly Meeting. Eleanor, minister & member of Goose Creek Meeting, a memorial concerning her read and ordered recorded. Reported deceased May 1790. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 15.

      Byrom Ballard purchased land in Bedford County from Jacob Feazel in 1784; in that transaction, he is described as "of Orange County." 19 March 1784, Jacob Feazel of Bedford County to Byron Ballard of Orange County, 45 pounds current. Land Situate in County of Bedford on both sides of Bear Branch on the South of Goose Creek containing 195 acres, 115 acres of the said tract formerly sold by Embre to said Feezel the other part the sd. Jacob Feezel purchased of John Hampton. Witnesses: Timothy Barnard, Uriah Barnard, Thomas Daugherty. Recorded 22 March 1784, Bedford Co. Va. Deed Book G.7, pp. 285-86.

      Byrom Ballard married second Sarah Hutton on 20 September 1792 at South River Meeting House. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 297. The witnesses to the marriage certificate were: Minto P. Perdue, Christopher Anthony, James Erwin, Mary Embree, Elizabeth Embree, Sarah Turner, Sarah Lewis, Elizabeth Turner, Newman Rugris, James Mazley, Edward Tend, William Pidgeon, Evan Lewis, Esther Richards, Elijah Richards, Delia Turner, Joel Lewis, Sarah Lewis, Hannah Larrew, Mary Anthony, Nathan Hale, Samuel Oliphant, Jesse Lewis, Polley Haynes, Henry Thurman, Magdalen Erwin, Susanna Perdue, Mary Erwin, Alice Bond, Rebekah Moorlan, Rachel Coffee, Thomas Cadwalader, Moses Embree, Ruth Paxon, Benjamin Paxon, Elizabeth Hamner, Joseph Evoute, Rachel Pidgeon, Jolm Coffee, Nancy Moorlan, Moses Cadwalader, William Ballard, Jr., Amos Ballard, Jesse Cadwalader, Mourning Ballard, Elizabeth Ballard, Ruth Cadwalader. James Pinkney Bell, Our Quaker Friends in Ye Olden Time (Lynchburg: J.P. Bell Co., 1905), pp. 71-72. Hinshaw records that they were married at the Goose Creek Meeting House in Bedford County on 20 September 1792.

      19 July 1794, South River Monthly Meeting. Byrom and family granted permission to remove. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 297.

      On 2 May 1795, Goose Creek Monthly Meeting. Byrom & wife, Sarah with children Elizabeth, Judith and Phillip (b. 18 June 1793) were granted certificate to Westfield Monthly Meeting in North Carolina. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 349, and on 23 January 1796 Byrom and his son Philip were received by Westfield Monthly Meeting on certificate from Goose Creek Monthly Meeting. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 959. Sarah Ballard d. 15 February 1803, aged 46 years.

      On 29 December 1804, at Goose Creek Monthly Meeting in Bedford County, Byrom was received on certificate from Mount Pleasant Monthly Meeting in Grayson County, Virginia. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 349, but he returned to Mount Pleasant Monthly Meeting on certificate granted 6 August 1807. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 349. On 29 August 1807, he was married to Elizabeth Davis at Mount Pleasant Monthly Meeting. Hinshaw, Vol. I, p. 1007. Presumably there were no children.

      Byrom Ballard d. 13 July 1817, aged 73 years.

      The children of Byrom Ballard and Eleanor Candler were [birth records from a record book from South River Monthly Meeting, Campbell and Bedford Counties, Virginia. Bell, p. 34]:

      [i] Mary, b. 16 June 1764. On 23 May 1792, at South River Monthly Meeting. Mary Ballard of Bedford County, Virginia married Moses Cadwalder Jr. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 296. . . .

      [ii] Betty, b. 1 November 1765.

      [iii] WILLIAM, b. 20 July 1767.

      [iv] Byrom, b. 14 May 1769, d. 14 December 1769.

      vi] Byrom, b. 9 June 1773, d. 19 November 1774.

      [vii] Mourning, b. 14 May 1775. On 20 August 1794, Mourning Ballard of Bedford County, Virginia married Joseph Moreland at South River Monthly Meeting. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 296. On 20 September 1794, South River Monthly Meeting. Mourning Ballard is reported married to Joseph Moorland. Hinshaw, Vol. VI, p. 297.

      [viii] Judith, b. 10 December 1779.

      The children of Byrom Ballard and Sarah Hutton were:

      [ix] Phillip, b. 18 June 1793.

      [x] Moses, b. 19 November 1795.

      [xi] Ruth, b. 24 April 1798.

      (2) The following information from Alderman, John Perry, Carroll 1765-1815, The Settlements: A History of the First Fifty Years of Carroll County, Virginia, pp. 271-272, is set forth in "Grayson Co Roots," a Public Member Tree on Ancestry.com:

      Byrom Ballard.

      Byrom was born Feb 27, 1740 to William and Mary Ballard; it is not clear from the Quaker records where his parents lived. . . . In 1763 his church membership was transferred from Central Virginia to South River Meeting where he married Eleanor Chandler . . . ; they lived in Bedford Co. The next year 1764, he was before the church for "going to law with John Lynch", but this matter was resolved and he and his wife speedily became active in the church. Byrom became clerk in 1772 and elder in 1776; Eleanor was minister by 1784. Byrom and Eleanor had eight children, two of them sons named Byrom who died in infancy. Eleanor died in 1791 and the next year Byrom remarried Sarah Hutton (nee Cadwallader, widow of Samuel Hutton). . . . Byrom and Sarah had three children and in 1795 they moved to Grayson Co. Byrom's second wife died Feb 15, 1803, aged 46; four years later he married a third time, to Elizabeth Davis on Aug 29, 1807 . . . ; the last marriage was childless.

      Byrom settled on Chestnut Creek, buying John Cox's survey. He also bought two tracts on Coal Creek in 1807, totalling 274 acres. Some of his older children came with him or followed him. One son, William Ballard, settled near Hillsville, while another, Amos, settled at Galax.

      Byrom was a still a leader in the Quaker Church, and it was he who transacted the business when the Quakers bought the meeting site in 1797. He died July 13, 1817. . . . His will made provision for his wife Elizabeth, and then distributed his property to the three children of his second marriage, he having made provision satisfactorily to himself for the older ones. . . . Most likely he was buried in the Quaker Cemetery, but his gravestone cannot be found.

      The eight children by the first marriage: 1.) Mary Ballard born 1764, married Moses Cadwallader and came to Little Reed with him, she died in 1813. 2.) Elizabeth Ballard born 1765, was not mentioned in her father's will and probably died young. 3.) William Ballard born 1767, married Elizabeth Anthony in 1788 and also came to Little Reed. 4.) Byrom Ballard born and died in 1769. 5.) Amos Ballard born 1770, married Jane Kenny, came to Chestnut Creek and died 1850. 6.) Byrom Ballard born 1773 died 1774. 7.) Mourning Ballard born 1775, married Joseph Moreland in 1794. 8.) Judith Ballard born 1779, married John Cunningham in 1804.

      There were three children of the second marriage: 1.) Philip born 1793, 2.) Moses born 1795, 3.) Ruth born 1798.

      (3) Hinshaw, William Wade, Encyclopedia of America Quaker Genealogy, Vol. VI [Reprint]: Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1993, p. 285:

      CAMP CREEK MONTHLY MEETING [Louisa County, VA]

      RECORDS . . .

      BALLARD . . .

      Byram b 1740, 2, 27

      (4) Hinshaw, William Wade, Encyclopedia of America Quaker Genealogy, Vol. VI [Reprint]: Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1993, pp. 297-298:

      CEDAR CREEK MONTHLY MEETING [Hanover County, VA]

      RECORDS . . .

      BALLARD . . .

      Byram b 1740, 2, 27 . . .

      _____, _____, _____. Byrom & Eleanor, of Albermarle Co.
      Ch:
      Mary b 1764, 6, 16
      Betty b 1765, 11, 1
      William b 1767, 7, 20
      Byrom b 1769, 5, 14 d 1769, 12, 14
      Amos b 1770, 11, 15
      Byrom b 1773, 6, 9 d 1774, 11, 19
      Mourning b 1775, 5, 14
      Judith b 1770, 12, 10

      1762, 11, 13. Byrom, s William, rqct [requested certificate to] Bedford Co; deferred on account of obstructions

      1776, 9, 14 Byrom rec an elder

      1777, 4, 12 Byrom, an elder, infomred he intended to visit "his relations" in N. C.[;] mtg concurs

      1783, 4, 8. Byrom, s William, gct [granted certificate to] the MM [Monthly Meeting] in Bedford Co. (South River)

      1783, 7, 12. Byrom granted permission to visit relatives in N. C.

      1784, 7, 19. Byrom & fam gct [granted certificate to] South River MM [Monthly Meeting], Va. (rem [removed])

      [Note by compiler: The order in which the above entries are listed has been changed by the compiler.]

      (5) Hinshaw, William Wade, Encyclopedia of America Quaker Genealogy, Vol. VI [Reprint]: Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1993, pp. 296-297:

      SOUTH RIVER MONTHLY MEETING [Bedford County, VA]

      RECORDS . . .

      BALLARD

      1763, _____, _____. Byrum & Eleanor
      Ch:
      Mary b. 1764, 6, 16
      Betty b 1765, 11, 1
      William b 1767, 7 20
      Byrum b 1769, 5, 14; d 1769, 12, 20 æ 7 m & 6 d
      Amos b 1770, 11, 15
      Byrum b 1773, 6, 9

      1763, 4, 16. Byrom rocf [received on certificate from] Cedar Creek MM [Monthly Meeting], Va. dtd 1763, 4, 8 (clear)

      1763, 8, 20. Byron rmt [reported married to] Eleanor Chandler (or Candler)

      1764, 5, 12. Byrom con [condemned for] going to law with John Lynch without consent of Frs; acc

      1772, 1, 18. Byrom appointed clerk in room of Zachariah Moorman

      1774, 12, 17. Byrom & fam gct [granted certificate to] the circular MM [Monthly Meeting] [(Note by D. S. B.) The Circular or Cedar Creek MM, Va.]

      1784, 8, 21. Byrum & w & ch, Marah, Elizabeth, William[,] Amos[,] Mourning & Judith, rocf [received on certificate from] Cedar Creek, dtd 1784, 7, 10 (he was an elder & she [Byrum's wife, Eleanor] a minister)

      1792, 9, 20. Byrom, Bedford Co., m at Goose Creek MM [Monthly Meeting], Bedford Co., Va., Sarah HUTTON, Bedford Co., Va.
      Ch:
      Philip b 1793, 6. 18

      1792, 10, 20. Byrom rmt [reported married to] Sarah Hutton

      1794, 7, 19. Byrom & fam granted permission to rem [remove]

      [Note by compiler: The order in which the above entries are listed has been changed by the compiler.]

      (6) Hinshaw, William Wade, Encyclopedia of America Quaker Genealogy, Vol. VI [Reprint]: Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1993, p. 349:

      GOOSE CREEK MONTHLY MEETING [Bedford County, VA]

      RECORDS

      BALLARD . . .

      1795, 5, 2. Byrom & w, Sarah, & ch, Elizabeth, Judith & Phillip, gct [granted certificate to] Westfield MM [Monthly Meeting], N. C.

      _____, _____, _____. Byrom rocf [received on certificate from] Grayson Co., Va., dtd 1804, 12, 29

      1807, 8, 6. Byron [sic] gct [granted certificate to] Mount Pleasant MM [Monthly Meeting]

      (7) Hinshaw, William Wade, Encyclopedia of America Quaker Genealogy, Vol. I [Reprint]: Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing County, Inc., 1994, p. 959:

      WESTFIELD MONTHLY MEETING [Surry County, NC]

      MINUTES AND MARRIAGE RECORDS

      BALLARD . . .

      1790, 12, 10. Byrum rmt [reported married to] Sarah Carson.

      1796, 1, 23. Byrom & s, Philip, rocf [received on certificate from] Goos[e] Creek MM [Monthly Meeting], dated 1795, 5, 2.

      1812, 11, 14. Byrum gct [granted certificate to] Fall Creek MM [Monthly Meeting].

      (8) Hinshaw, William Wade, Encyclopedia of America Quaker Genealogy, Vol. I [Reprint]: Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing County, Inc., 1994, pp. 1003, 1007:

      MT. PLEASANT MONTHLY MEETING [Grayson County, VA]

      BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS . . .

      Byrom Ballard
      Sarah Ballard
      Ch:
      Philip b. 6-18-1793.
      Moses b. 11-19-1795.
      Ruth b. 4-24-1798.

      Sarah Ballard d. 2-15-1803, aged 46 yrs.

      Byrom Ballard d. 7-13-1817, aged 73 yrs.

      MINUTES AND MARRIAGE RECORDS . . .

      BALLARD. . . .

      1807, 8, 29. Byrom m. Elizabeth Davis.

      (9) www.findagrave.com:

      Byrum Ballard
      Birth: Feb. 27, 1740, Hanover County, Virginia, USA
      Death: Jul. 13, 1817, Grayson County, Virginia, USA

      Family links: Parents: William Ballard (1715 - 1794), Mary Sarah Byrum Ballard (1710 - 1765); Spouse: Eleanor Candler Ballard (1740 - 1791); Children: William McDonald Ballard (1767 - 1816); Sibling: William Hudson Ballard (1735 - 1821), Byrum Ballard (1740 - 1817)

      Burial: Ballard Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia, USA

      Created by: Sue Macduff
      Record added: Oct 24, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 60564402
    Person ID I37259  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2019 

    Father William BALLARD,   b. Abt 1715,   d. Bef 29 Apr 1794, Bedford County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary BYRUM,   b. Abt 1710,   d. Abt 1765, Bedford County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1734  Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting, Louisa County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16109  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eleanor CANDLER,   b. Abt 1740, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 14 May 1791  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married Abt 20 Aug 1763  South River Monthly Meeting, Bedford County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary BALLARD,   b. 16 Jun 1764  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth BALLARD,   b. 1 Nov 1765  [natural]
     3. William BALLARD,   b. 20 Jul 1767, Bedford County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1816, Grayson [now Carroll] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  [natural]
     4. Byrom BALLARD,   b. 14 May 1769,   d. 14 Dec 1769  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     5. Amos BALLARD,   b. 15 Nov 1770  [natural]
     6. Byrom BALLARD,   b. 9 Jun 1773,   d. 19 Nov 1774  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
     7. Mourning BALLARD,   b. 14 May 1775  [natural]
     8. Judith BALLARD,   b. 10 Dec 1779  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2019 14:47:11 
    Family ID F16108  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah CADWALLADER 
    Married 20 Sep 1792  South River Monthly Meeting, Bedford County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ruth BALLARD,   b. 24 Apr 1798  [natural]
     2. Moses BALLARD,   b. 19 Nov 1795  [natural]
     3. Philip BALLARD,   b. 18 Jun 1793  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2019 14:47:11 
    Family ID F16148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elizabeth DAVIS 
    Married 29 Aug 1807  Mt. Pleasant Monthly Meeting, Grayson County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2019 14:47:11 
    Family ID F16150  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart