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Joseph Leighton Ballenger
Birth: Nov. 22, 1865
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 12, 1930
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA

Leighton is the son of John Ballenger and Ann Barton. He was born in the Glassy Mountain section of Greenville county. He is a brother to David Ballenger, Rufus Mills Ballenger, Malcolm Ballenger, Francis Leaborn Ballenger, Millard Payton Ballenger and Annie Latna Ballenger. He is a half brother (through his father's second marriage) to Sallie Ballenger and Ola Ballenger, daughters of Hattie White.

Leighton married Kindness Ida Center. They are the parents of Elizabeth Anne "Bessie" Ballenger King, Jessie Jane Ballenger Bowen Goodman, John James "Jim" Ballenger, Masilda Essie Ballenger Coln Biggers, Texas Tessie Ballenger, Cordie Lillian Ballenger Williams, Zebulan Vance Ballenger, Horace Edward Ballenger, Rufus Rex Ballenger, Sarah "Sallie" Ophelia Ballenger DeYoung, Edna Cue Ballenger Henderson Hawkins and Joseph Leighton Ballenger, Jr.

Leighton served as Magistrate of Greenville County. He died while on duty as a guard at the local prison camp.


 
 
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 Parents:
  John Ballenger (1832 - 1902)
  Annie Barton Ballenger (1841 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Kindness Ida Center Ballenger (1873 - 1951)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Anne Ballenger King (1891 - 1974)*
  Jess Jane Ballenger Bowen Goodman (1893 - 1976)*
  John James Ballenger (1895 - 1961)*
  Masilda Essie Ballenger Biggers (1897 - 1963)*
  Texas Tessie Ballenger (1898 - 1912)*
  Cordelia Lillian Ballenger Williams (1900 - 1985)*
  Zebulon Vance Ballenger (1902 - 1902)*
  Horace Edward Ballenger (1903 - 1960)*
  Rufus R Ballenger (1906 - 1970)*
  Sarah Ophelia Ballenger DeYoung (1907 - 1996)*
  Edna Cue Ballenger Hawkins (1911 - 1973)*
  Joseph Leighton Ballenger (1915 - 1994)*
 
 Siblings:
  David Ballenger (1860 - 1934)*
  Joseph Leighton Ballenger (1865 - 1930)
  Malcolm Ballenger (1868 - 1946)*
  Millard Peyton Ballenger (1877 - 1934)*
  Annie Latna Ballenger Plumblee (1878 - 1924)*
  Sarah Ballenger Barton (1882 - 1969)**
  Ola Ballenger Cureton (1883 - 1917)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/13454362/person/-67065724
 
Burial:
Tyger Baptist Church Cemetery
Tigerville
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 15, 2008
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