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Sarah Jane Twitty Ballard
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Birth: Feb., 1830
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 1909
Mount Vernon
Jefferson County
Illinois, USA

Dau. of unmarried (Sarah) Shuby Twitty, she was fostered to widower Stinson Anderson when both her mother and grandmother, Sarah Mackey Twitty Bodine, died.

Along with her 1st cousin, Margaret Baker (Boswell), Sarah inherited her grandmother's land. On 17 Dec 1852 she married Robert M. Ballard. They had three children, two of whom lived to adulthood:

Elizabeth Margaret Ballard 1854-1856
Robert Mitchell Ballard, Jr. 1857 -1924
Mary E. Ballard 1867-1922
m1887 Newton Pasley d18__
m1901 Homer Kniffen d1941


Note: the cemetery is now known as South Hickory Hill. Her stone is not found readable. Her husband and a daughter's stones can be found. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Shuby (Sarah) Twitty Darnell (1816 - 1847)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert Mitchell Ballard (1822 - 1892)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Margaret Ballard (1854 - 1856)*
  Robert Mitchell Ballard (1857 - 1924)*
  Mary E. Ballard Kniffen (1867 - 1922)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Jane Twitty Ballard (1830 - 1909)
  Elizabeth Mackey Twitty Ridgeway (1834 - 1859)*
  Nancy Hamilton Twitty (1835 - 1913)*
  Lucinda Darnell Holloway (1843 - 1911)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
South Hickory Hill Cemetery
McClellan Township
Jefferson County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Nora Tauvell
Originally Created by: Rosetta
Record added: Dec 01, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6975971
Sarah Jane <i>Twitty</i> Ballard
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Added by: Bradley Hutson
 
 
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- Lorraine Blake
 Added: Jan. 24, 2007
Honoring your heritage through your grandfather.
- Rosetta
 Added: Dec. 25, 2006
 
 
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