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Lydia Ballard Butterfield
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Birth: Apr. 30, 1657
Essex
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1727
Chelmsford
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

Lydia's father, Joseph Ballard, was one of the first settlers of Andover, MA.

"BALLARD...
(II) William (2), son of William (1) Ballard, immigrant, probably came over in the ship "Mary and John," aged about seventeen, and settled at Andover and Newbury, Mass.; deposed 1662, aged about forty-five years. For various reasons the ages of immigrants in ship lists were understated.
He died July 10, 1689. He married Grace ____, who died April 27, 1694.
Children:
John, born Jan. 17, 1653-54.
Hannah, Aug. 14, 1655.
Lydia, April 13, 1657.
William.
Abigail.
(William Blunt, Henry Holt, Samuel and Joseph Butterfield, and John Spalding were sons-in-law)." [Note that five sons-in-law are named but that there are listed only three daughters.]

(from "Genealogical and family history of northern New York: a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the founding of a nation." New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co. 1910. Transcribed by Coralynn Brown at .) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Ballard (1603 - 1689)
  Grace Lovejoy Ballard (1617 - 1694)
 
 Spouse:
  Joseph Butterfield (1649 - 1720)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Butterfield (1675 - 1736)*
 
 Sibling:
  Elizabeth Ballard Blunt (1646 - 1689)*
  Lydia Ballard Butterfield (1657 - 1727)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forefathers Burial Ground
Chelmsford Center
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: robert kennerley
Record added: Dec 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102531866
Lydia <i>Ballard</i> Butterfield
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Bluebells for you Lydia; a Native plant found along the shores of Michigan. RIP & know you are not forgotten.
- Cynthia Utic
 Added: Feb. 23, 2016

- Cathy Creger Shelley
 Added: Jan. 27, 2016

- Deb Acuff
 Added: Sep. 11, 2015
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