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

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

(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.
John, born Jan. 17, 1653-54.
Hannah, Aug. 14, 1655.
Lydia, April 13, 1657.
(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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  William Ballard (1603 - 1689)
  Grace Lovejoy Ballard (1617 - 1694)
  Joseph Butterfield (1649 - 1720)*
*Calculated relationship
Forefathers Burial Ground
Chelmsford Center
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
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Record added: Dec 24, 2012
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Lydia <i>Ballard</i> Butterfield
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9th Great Grandmother; I don't believe this date of death is correct--would like to know what the source is. I have information that she filed letter with Judge of Probate requesting Deacon Joshua Fletcher be made administrator of her late husband's estat...(Read more)
- Sandra Wallman Franke
 Added: Aug. 29, 2014
In respect for my 9th Great Grand Aunt,
- Barbara Love Moss
 Added: Apr. 10, 2014
May GOD Bless You!::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Butler's in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, the monument reads."the true touchstone of civil liberty is not that all men are equal but that every man has th...(Read more)
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: May. 21, 2013
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