|Birth: ||Jul. 4, 1840|
|Death: ||Jul. 14, 1923|
dau of Zenas Elmer and
Judith (Smith) Elmer
m. Apr. 28, 1861 Joseph Franklin Ballard
obit pub. July 16, 1923
Springfield Republican newspaper:
Death of Mrs. Laura A Ballard
Mrs. Laura A Ballard, 83, died yesterday at the home of her nephew, George O Pierce of Spaulding street. Mrs. Ballard was a native of Ashfield and a widow of Joseph F Ballard of Buckland, where she spent most of her married life. She had lived in Amherst since her husband's death in February. Besides her nephew, she leaves a niece, Mrs. Abbie White of this town. Mrs. Ballard was a member of the Buckland Congregational church. The funeral was held today, with burial in Buckland Monday.
History of Buckland by Kendrick w/genealogies by Kellogg Pg 389:
Laura does not appear in this work beyond what is written about her husband
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
Joseph Franklin Ballard (1839 - 1923)*
WIFE HUSBAND Joseph F Ballard 1839-1923 Laura A Elmer his wife 1840-1923
Taylor Cemetery #02
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Record added: Mar 13, 2011
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