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Catherine Ballard (b. Bef. 1800, d. date unknown)Catherine Ballard was born Bef. 1800 in Maryland, and died date unknown in ?.She married Hezekiah Ward on Bef. 1810 in ?.
Notes for Catherine Ballard:
John's obituary mentions his mother as being deceased along with his wife which leads me to believe that she came to IN with him.
Who was Catherine Current?She was living with John Ward in 1860, Fairview, Randolph Co. IN.She was 66 and b. in MD (b. ca1794).Was she John's mother?
1880 Randolph Co. IN census
Alexander Current 69
Catherine Current 63-b. OH; father b. OH, mother b. MD
This must be a different Catherine Current.Could she be John's sister?The Catherine Current who m. Alexander Current was Catherine Motes; they were m. Randolph Co. Apr. 8, 1852.Catherine Motes Current d. Apr. 3, 1891 age 74; buried Fairview; no death certificate. (per visit to Randolph Co. Museum, July, 1999)
Catharine Ballard found in:
Maryland and Delaware Revolutionary Patriots, 1775-1783 Military Records
Listed in:Frederick County, Maryland
Jonathan Ballard-soldier in the Md. line who enlisted in Bladenburg, Prince George's Co. and applied for a pension (S34639) in Frederick Co. on Apr. 29, 1818, age 63.In 1820 his wife Catherine was 52 and he had a grandson, John, who was 9 (Ref T-137).However Ref J-25 states he was 76 in 1818.
Jonathan Ballard was b. in 1758; he was a private in Am Rev.; was wounded
More About Catherine Ballard and Hezekiah Ward:
Marriage: Bef. 1810, ?.
Children of Catherine Ballard and Hezekiah Ward are:
- +Hezekiah John (John) Ward, b. May 02, 1811, Frederick County, Maryland120, d. May 27, 1892, Farmland, Randolph County, Indiana121.