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Rev John Henry Ballard
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Birth: Oct. 23, 1844
Yancey County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 8, 1934
Madison County
North Carolina, USA

Name: John H Ballard
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 08 Jul 1934
Event Place: Walnut, Madison, North Carolina
Birth Year (Estimated): 1845
Gender: Male
Age: 89
Father's Name: David Ballard
Mother's Name: Vian Harwood
Spouse's Name: Mary J. Ballard
Bios sent by: wvy

Rev. John H. Ballard was an ordained Free Will Baptist minister, being ordained after 1865. He was converted in Oct. 1862, but served in the Union Army for NC, until it ended. Afterward, the Association wanted him to be ordained and he was reluctant because he had limited education. However, his wife who he'd married when he got home, helped him along with another teacher, until he submitted and was ordained. He preached for over fifty years, and had a fruitful ministry. He raised a large family, both by his first wife, and after her death, he married again and raised several children.
He was a friend of the Temperance movement and all benevolent causes. The French Broad Association, of which he was affiliated, wrote a tribute they published to honor him and his long life of usefulness in the gospel ministry.
Family links: 
  David Ballard (1822 - 1905)
  Nancy Vianna Harwood Ballard (1825 - 1909)
  Theodore Vasco Ballard (1873 - 1950)*
  Virgil Adkins Ballard (1875 - 1947)*
  Queen Ballard Day (1902 - 1984)*
  John Henry Ballard (1844 - 1934)
  James Robert Ballard (1846 - 1886)*
  Sarah Louisa Ballard Munday (1849 - 1922)*
  Joseph Newton Ballard (1853 - 1935)*
  Elizabeth Ballard (1856 - 1857)*
  Emmer Lucindy Ballard Bradley (1858 - 1916)*
  David Alexander Ballard (1861 - 1943)*
  William Woodard Ballard (1864 - 1953)*
*Calculated relationship
Ballard Cemetery
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
Record added: Nov 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31346111
Rev John Henry Ballard
Added by: Sarah N Myers
Rev John Henry Ballard
Added by: Elizabeth Olmstead
Rev John Henry Ballard
Added by: Elizabeth Olmstead
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Rest in peace. You finished your course and kept the faith.
- winnie yandell
 Added: Oct. 7, 2011

- Elizabeth Olmstead
 Added: Nov. 12, 2008

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