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Joseph Franklin Ballard
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Birth: Sep. 4, 1839
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1923
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA

son of Franklin Ballard &
Ruth Lemira (Ward) Ballard

m. Apr. 28, 1861, Laura Angelia Elmer

obit pub. Feb. 4, 1923
Springfield Republican newspaper:
Aged Buckland Man Dead
Joseph Ballard Had Served the Town as Collector of Taxes
Buckland, Feb. 3 - Joseph Ballard, 83, died last night. Mr. Ballard was a native of Buckland. He was justice of the peace and had served the town as tax collector. He was an Odd Fellow and had been presentted with the veteran's jewel. He is survived by his widow and a nephew, George Pierce, of Amherst.
The funeral will be held Tuesday at 1.30 at the house. Rev. Samuel Walker of Colrain will officiate.

History of Buckland by Kendrick w/genealogies by Kellogg Pg 389:
BALLARD, Joseph Franklin, b. Sept. 4, 1839, d. Feb. 2, 1923. Mr. Ballard had a remarkable memory and could tell, perhaps, more of Buckland's history and people than any one of his generation. He m. Apr. 28, 1861, Laura Angelia, dau of Zenas and Judith (Smith) Elmer, b. July 4, 1840; d. July 14, 1923 in Amherst; s.p. [without issue].

This cemetery is cared for by The Buckland Union Cemetery Assoc., a non-profit 501C, all volunteer organization, that gratefully accepts donations for monument care and grounds keeping. Mail your contribution payable to BUCA, P.O.Box 69, Buckland MA 01338-0069

Family links: 
  Franklin Ballard (1809 - 1891)
  Ruth Lemira Ward Ballard (1810 - 1884)
  Laura Angelia Elmer Ballard (1840 - 1923)
  Lucy Ballard (1836 - 1839)*
  Joseph Franklin Ballard (1839 - 1923)
  Davis C Ballard (1844 - 1865)*
*Calculated relationship
WIFE HUSBAND Joseph F Ballard 1839-1923 Laura A Elmer his wife 1840-1923
Taylor Cemetery #02
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: 32
Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Mar 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66887017
Joseph Franklin Ballard
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Joseph Franklin Ballard
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 Added: Apr. 6, 2011

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