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 Levi Ballou, Jr

Levi Ballou, Jr

Birth
Death 4 Jun 1836 (aged 53)
Burial Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 21578635 · View Source
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Son of Levi Ballou, a Revolutionary patriot, who was son of Ezekiel Ballou, son of Obadiah Ballou, son of James Ballou, son of Maturin Ballou, who was of Providence, Rhode Island, in 1646, being granted land there in that year. He married Hannah Pike, daughter of Robert and Catherine Pike. Providence, Rhode Island, and Wrentham, Massachusetts, were early homes, and when Wrentham became Cumberland, Rhode Island, that state became the family center. The family became numerous in that section, the homestead being about three-fourths of a mile from the place of worship known as the Ballou Meeting House. Levi Ballou, of the sixth generation, inherited the eastern part of his father's estate, and was one of the substantial men of the Cumberland section. He married, May 10, 1804, Hepsibah Metcalf, daughter of Thomas and Jemima (Roy) Metcalf, of Wrentham. He died June 4, 1836, aged fifty-four, his wife surviving him until November 20, 1860, aged eighty-two years. They were the parents of: Eliab Metcalf; Harriet Miriam; Caroline Eliza; Latimer Whipple Ballou, LL. D., cashier and treasurer of the Woonsocket Institution for Savings, 1850 until 1897, member of Congress, and a prominent Universalist; Jane Wilkinson; Levvi Thompson; and Mary Freeman.

Children:
1. Eliab Metcalf Ballou (1805 - 1857)
2. Harriet Miriam Ballou Bisbee [1807-1853]
3. Caroline Eliza Ballou Craig [1809]
4. Latimer Whipple Ballou [1812-1900]
5. June Wilkinson Ballou Hall [1814]
6. Levi Thompson Ballou (1816 - 1899)
7. Mary Freeman Ballou Pond (1819 - 1913)


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  • Created by: Superkentman
  • Added: 16 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21578635
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Levi Ballou, Jr (29 Aug 1782–4 Jun 1836), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21578635, citing West Wrentham Cemetery, Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Superkentman (contributor 46877580) .