Mary (Polly) Srfirst children: 1) Sarah mar Samuel Richmond. 2) Ida mar Jonas Bragg. 3) Mary (Polly) Jr 4) Isabella/Elizabeth 5) James mar Sarah Meadows Mary mar Riley Adkins in 1820 Children; 1) Bethany Adkins 2) Albert Adkins 3) Pleasant Adkins 4) Riley Adkins, Jr 5) Hetty Jane Adkins
Mary (Polly) Jr had Ephriam, Rachel, Allen Taylor, Sarah J, Isaac, Mary Jane , Isabell, Louisa/ Emily, and Virginia.
That would make Ballard and Mary Jane first cousins once removed.Edward Everett and Medora Alice Meadows were 2nd cousins.Her mother was Sarah J. Cales, another d/o Ephriam and Rachel.