Re: Frank Arthur & Gertrude Young Ballou Family
Frank Arthur Ballou was the son of Eleanor Easter King and Henry Moss Crofford Ballouwas born June 17, 1866 in Fillmore County, Minnesota.His marriage to Gertrude Young Dustin, born May 28, 1867 in Prairie City, Iowa, took place on June 7, 1887 in Audubon Iowa where Gertrude resided.For the next seven years they farmed about 1 1/2 miles south of Hamlin, Iowa, moving from there to a farm northwest of Exira.They lived on various farms in that vicinity until 1919 when they moved into Exira, Iowa, where Frank worked until his health failed.They then went to live in Glidden, Iowa where Frank died on Wednesday, June 8, 1938.The funeral rites were conducted and burial took place in the Exira Cemetery.Theirchildren, all born in Audubon County, Iowa were:
Lula Loleta Blanch Balloub October 26, 1889
Alice Eleanor Balloub June 13, 1891
Arthur Earl Balloub. December 26, 1892
Sarah Gertrude Balloub. January 11, 1895
John Cameron Balloub. May 16, 1900
Ella Genevieve Balloub. July 28, 1904
This information is from the Geneaology of the Descendants of Robert King of Borroughby, England printed in 1952 by Alfred B. King.
A King Reunion is being planned for the descendants of John and Eleanor King.Eleanor Easter King was their daughter.