|Birth: ||Nov. 7, 1822|
|Death: ||Oct. 30, 1888|
BALDING, WILLIAM, was born on November 7, 1822 in Vigo Cty, Indiana, the first son of Isaac BALDING. William's father, Isaac BALDING, and grandfather, Jacob BALDING had come from New York and were among the very first settlers of Otter Creek Township, arriving there sometime in 1816. William was married to Lucy BALDING (daughter of John S. and Achsah (HOLLISTER) BALDING on November 23, 1843. He, like his father and grandfather, was a farmer. Only three of William and Lucy's eight children (all of whom were born in Vigo Cty) survived infancy: Martha Jane BALDING (November 10, 1853); George Albert BALDING (April 14, 1856) and Sarah Alice BADING (November 9, 1858). William lived nearly his entire life in Vigo Cty, having left in 1870 for Belton, Cass Cty, MO and returning after Lucy's death in 1873. On January 30, 1876 he married Martha SPEARS in Vigo Cty. William died October 30, 1888 and is buried in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Terre Haute.
Submitted by Lynette Balding
Martha's maiden name is SHORT. She married Franklin P. Spears on 2 Apr 1874 in Shelby Co., IL.
Martha Short Balding (____ - 1913)*
Lucy Balding Balding (1823 - 1873)*
Plot: Division 26 Block 3 Lot 7 East one-half.
Created by: Mark W. Neice
Record added: Oct 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22432040