Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Charles Ballou

Male 1751 - 1818  (67 years)


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  • Name Charles Ballou  [1
    Born 1751  Va Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1818  Shelby County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I004906  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2018 

    Family ID F03694  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Marshall,   b. 1778, Fauquier, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 25 Sep 1787  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F03693  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • [Paxton.FTW]

      Charles BALLOU received a pension for
      Revolutionary services in 1818, the same year in which he died leaving a
      will. He named only two or three children and referred to "my seven other
      children".

      Kentucky Kinfolks
      Genealogy From The Louisville Herald-Post - 1930's
      Edited By J. Emerson Miller
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ky/county/grant/index/ballowpr.html
      URL title: Charles Ballow
      Note:

      Charles Ballow
      Case #W2905

      Charles Ballow was 67 years of age in 1818. The names of his parents are not mentioned. The veteran married Elizabeth Marshall on September 25, 1787. The marriage bond was signed in Lincoln County, Kentucky. The date and place of her birth and the names of her parents were not mentioned. In 1844 she resided in Trimble COunty, Kentucky, and gave her age as about 76 or 77 years. In 1848 she stated that she was 78 years of age. There is no explanation for the discrepancy. Reference is made to children but the only name given is that of a daughter, America Hawkins, who was residing in Trimble County, Kentucky in 1844. There is no further family data.

      The veteran stated that he enlisted at Williamsburg, Virginia, but his residence then was not given. In 1818 he resided in Shelby County, Kentucky. Date of death and place not stated.

      When the veteran applied for pension he stated that he enlisted in September 1776 and served three years as Sergeant with the Virginia Troops under Captain Cunningham and Colonels Read and Richard Parker and that he was in the battles of White Plains, Trenton, Princeton, Brandywine, Germantown, Monmouth and Stony Point.

      The pension which was due Charles Ballow at the time of his death was paid to his widow, Elizabeth Ballow, on Certificate 15170, which was issued under the Act of March 18, 1818. Pension was paid at the Kentucky Agency. Elizabeth Ballow, widow of the veteran, was pensioned on Certificate #15558, which was issued under the Act of February 2, 1848. Pension was paid at the Kentucky Agency.

      The Kentucky Pension Agency Book which is in the National Archives show that Charles Ballow died on September 13, 1818.

      From the files of Mable Conrad Walden.

  • Sources 
    1. [S044832] Paxton.FTW.
      Date of Import: Jul 20, 2002