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 Thomas Ballard

Thomas Ballard

Birth
Kent, England
Death 24 Mar 1689 (aged 58–59)
Williamsburg, Williamsburg City, Virginia, USA
Burial Williamsburg, Williamsburg City, Virginia, USA
Plot Church Interior
Memorial ID 25407287 · View Source
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In 1635 , Thomas , along with his family came to America aboard the ship " James ". Thomas would eventually reside in York CO. Virginia where he served as the counties clerk from 1652 to 1663. He married , Anne Thomas in 1650 & together they would have eight children until Anne's death in 1678. After Anne's death , Thomas remarried to his 2nd wife , Alice Hilliard & together had two more children. In 1667 , Thomas served as a Burgess & had also served for the governor's council. He had also served in the Virginia Militia & also as a Vestryman of the Bruton Parish Church. He served as Speaker Of The House Of Burgesses from 1680 to 1684. He was a close colleague of Sir William Berkeley & was also a key figure in the Bacon Rebellion. Thomas died on March 24th , 1689. He is buried in the Bruton Parish Church. His name is inscribed on a small bronze tablet in the interior of the church & on the name plate of a pew.


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  • Created by: Jason Ballard
  • Added: 20 Mar 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25407287
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Ballard (1630–24 Mar 1689), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25407287, citing Bruton Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery, Williamsburg, Williamsburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Jason Ballard (contributor 46942150) .