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 Margaret Ann <I>Baggett</I> Ballenger

Margaret Ann Baggett Ballenger

Death 17 Dec 1860 (aged 23)
Burial Alexandria, Alexandria City, Virginia, USA
Plot East section, lot E9 (purchased by John H Baggett)
Memorial ID 100155028 · View Source
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Wife of Franklin S. Ballenger. The inscription suggests that she bore more than one child before dying at the age of 23.

An obituary may be found in the Alexandria Gazette, Dec 19, 1860, p 3.


Tombstone Inscriptions of Alexandria, Virginia, vol 2, by Wesley Pippenger.

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In memory of / Margaret Ann / wife of / Franklin S Ballenger / Died December 17th, 1860 / aged 23 years and 3 months / She was an obedient daughter an / affectionate wife, a dutiful Mo / ther and an humble Christian / Alas! How soon has the grave cov / ered up the hopes of parents, hus / band and children. / As weeping ones gather around her / grave may they be inspired by the / same blessed hope that enabled her / to triumph in her last hour.




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  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100155028
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Ann Baggett Ballenger (Sep 1837–17 Dec 1860), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100155028, citing Methodist Protestant Cemetery, Alexandria, Alexandria City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Mrs. Bee (contributor 47112547) .