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Ballard, Children of Carl Monroe

      Ballard, Cathy Thompson

Ballard, Curtis Leon

Ballard, Curtis Michael

Ballard, James Michael

Ballard, Lisa Gaye

Ballard, Louis Charles

Ballard, Mary Emily

Ballard, Shelley Dawn

Ballard, Steven Michael

Ballard, Vera Elizabeth


Bradshaw, Robert Bryant


Bradshaw, Samuel Morrison

Bradshaw, Paul Steven

Burkett, Gladys Ann

Coombs, Ree Lynn

Dail, Margaret Laverne

Hicks, Kermit Abee

Kluttz, Brian Edward

Kluttz, Jennifer Carol

Kluttz, Karen Re

Kluttz, Toni Lee


Kluttz, Walter Bryon Jr.


Ross, Deborah Louise



Sasser, Bradley Curtis


Sasser, Raymond Earl  Jr.

Thompson, Raymond Guy


Wiles, Saundra Kay

Witty, Dawn Michelle


Witty, Mary Lynn


Witty, Melanie Elizabeth


Ballard, Ambrose Gaither


Ballard, Lawrence Monroe


Bradshaw, George Samuel

Bradshaw, Martha A.


Simmons, Mary Lynn Witty

Grubbs, Marvin Lester


White Hall Register Newspaper

James Ballard aged 80 years 8 months and 22 days, died at the home of son John Ballard this city Friday November 26 with heart trouble. Son of Wiley and Tabitha Ballard and was born in Tennessee. Came to Illinois in 1855. Twice married, first wife being Annie Releford (should say Annie Weatherford per marriage certificate) who died Oct 17 1856. Of this union 5 children born, surviving are John of White Hall and William of Springfield. In 1861 he married Miss Mary Swafford, who survives of this marriage 4 children were born, surviving are: James F. of California. Annie wife of Richard White, this city, and George of Colorado, one died in infancy. Mr. Ballard was a veteran of the Civil War, served 11 month in Company G. 144th Illinois Infantry. Funeral at home of son, with burial in White Hall Cemetery.

James Ballard



Steven Michael Ballard


Folk Funeral Home

Janice Earl Ballard Cheek January 13, 2010

A memorial service for Janice Earl Ballard Cheek, 67, of Barnwell, SC will be held eleven a.m., Saturday, January 16, 2010 at Hagood Avenue Baptist Church, Barnwell, SC. The family will receive friends from six to eight p.m. Friday at the church. Memorial contributions may be sent to Hagood Avenue, Barnwell, SC 29812. Mrs. Janice passed away Wednesday January 13, 2010.

Born in Lancaster County, SC, she was a daughter of the late Carl Monroe Ballard and Eva Mae Plyler Ballard and was married to the late Lloyd Randolph Cheek. She worked at Shuron Manufacturing, was an Avon representative and a Cameo representative for more than 20 years. She was a member of Hagood Avenue Baptist Church where she was a member of the Ruth Sunday School Class. She was a Business and Professional Women's member, coached softball, was an avid bowler and tournament bowler.

Survivors include daughters, Sherry Darlene DeLoach, Anitra Brianne Cheek and Joey Wizorek; sons, Donald Marion "Don" and Vana Sanders, Lloyd Christopher Richard Cheek; sisters, Evelyn Virginia Ballard Coombs, Vera Mae Ballard Kluttz, Peggy Joyce Grubbs, Mary Emily "Jackie" Mullinax, Margie Lee Ballard; brothers Curtis Leon Ballard, James Lawrence "Butch" Ballard; grandchildren, Scott Brandon Bailey, William Andrew Dailey, Jacob Marion Senders, Joseph Marvin Sanders, Christopher Tyler Randolph Cheek; great grandchildren, Halo Gracelen Bailey and William Alexander Bailey. She was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Margaret Ballard Burkett; brothers, Carl Monroe Ballard Jr., bobby Ray Witty, grandson; Keaton Alexander Bailey.


Curtis Leon Ballard

Ola Mae Jordan

Peggy Joyce Ballard Grubbs

Patricia Lynn Combs


Kluttz, Bryan Edward


Kluttz, Jennifer Carol


Kluttz, Karen Renee

Williams, James Edward

Witty, Dawn Michelle


Witty, Mary Lynn

Witty, Melanie Elizabeth

Witty, Vera Mae Ballard

All of the records on this page are written with the same spelling and grammar found in the original documents. Also some of the printing is smudged or just not readable.

Ballard, James

1828 - In the Name of god Amen. I, James Ballard of the Co. of Lincoln and the State of North Carolina do make and declare this my last will and testament in mannaer and form following first I resign my soul unto the hands of the Almighty God hopeping and beleveing in a Remission of my Sins by the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ and my body I Commit to the earth to be buried at the direction of my Executors herein after
named and my worldly estate I give and devise as follows, first I give and devise to my son Ruben Ballard all of my Land and tenaments situate Lying and being in Lincoln Co. and state of North Carolina to have and to hold to my sead Son Ruben Ballard his heirs and assigns for ever. Also I give and bequeath also I give to my wife Sosaner Ballard one Cow and two Hogs and one dish and two pewter plants and two spoons two knives and
two forks one small pot and bake pan two chers and one bed andfirnitue and wheel and chairs and tabel and chist and all the Rest residue of my personial Estate whatsoever and give unto my Sons John Ballard and Staton Ballard and my daughter Hira Miars all the Rest of my property is to be devided Equal between these three Children and my daughter Nancy Jons I give unto her twenty Shillings current money. I do here by state and appoint Said Son Ruben Ballard and Charles Forney sole Executrix, of this my Last will and testament in witness whare of I have herein to set my hand and seal this thirtyeth day of July one thousand Eight hundredand twenty Eight. Signed Sealed James X Ballard (mark) published and declared by the seal testators as and for his Last Will and testamoney in our presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed to named as witness thereto. John     State of North Carolina January   Lincoln Co. 1829. This written Will was proved in open Court
by the Oath of James.... & admitted to Records

Ballard, John H.

  1904 - Will from John H. Ballard Estate    (with the exact spelling) - Feb 25th 1904 - I John H. Ballard ofthe Co. of Lincoln and State of North Carolina being of Sound Mind and memory, Do make this my last Will and testiment as follows.  Viz 1st I Will to my Wife Maryan Ballard and my two Single Daughters Zipporah Ballard and Anna L. Ballard all of my property both real and Personal or either of them during their Single life, Should the Heirs anmed above Mary, I will that my property be Sold and the proseeds eaqually divides among my bodily hers, 21 Will that my Son John D. Ballard in the final Settlement of my Estate be be paid Twenty five dollard moore than either of the other heirs. 3.1 will that my boddy be given a distant besant burial, and that my last voting place be marked by the erection of a marble, heat 7 foot Stone. 4th I appoint my Sones Hilby H. Ballard & Sidy L. Ballard Execitors of this my Lot will.  Witness my hand an Seal this day and year above written, John H. Ballard. Witnesses Clyde Smith, W. A. Smith

Ballard, Lewis

  Lewis's will probated 1797 - In the name of God Amen this September day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety six I Lewis Ballard of Lincoln County and State of North Carolina. Being weak of body and old age and considering the Mortality of the body and knowing that it is apointed by the great God for us once to die. First I Recommend my Soul to almighty God that give it, and my body to the dust to be buried in a Decent Christian manner or form and for my worldly Effects or property that it has pleased God to bestow I alow to Despose of in the following Manner and form first I leave and bequeath to my well beloved wife Elizabeth Ballard and my Worldley Estate that I hope is at her Desposal to do with it as she thinks proper to do with the Same and to leave it at her death to whom the......Except five Shillings Sterling to the Children that I have had or their......they having.....before received...past. My wife to be my whole and Sole Executor of What I leave and this to be my Last Will and Testament Revoking all former wills or... this to be my Last Will and Testament. In Witness here of I have Set my hand or Seal the day and year above writen. Lewis (his mark) Ballard. Witnesses: Francis McCorkel, James Partain. A true copy from the original John D...... June 20th 1797.


Ballard, Noah

1875 - Will and probate records from North Carolina State Archives in Raleigh. - Noah Ballard 2/1/1875 Lincoln County North Carolina - I Noah Ballard being of sound mind but weak in body in view of the uncertainty of life do declare this my Last will and testament as..... set forth. I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Nancy L. Ballard one tract of land containing Seventy Seven acres more or less bought of William Johnston once for which I hold his bond for title and of which I now hold posession also a tract of two acres and a bought of ..... Taylor..... also a tract of two acres bought of Robert Osborne and for which I have receipt for part payment on the land. I also give and bequeath to my wife Nancy L. Ballard all my personal property of whatever king that may be in my posession at my dearth given under my hand and seal this the 1st day of February 1875. Signed in the presence of Daniel Asbury. F. C. Glenn?? Noah Ballard (probated August 1875)


Ballard, Wiley

  Be it remembered that 1 Wiley Ballard of the Co. of Rutherford and State of Tennessee considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and being of sound and perfect mind and memory blessed be Almighty God for the same do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following (that is to say) First I give and bequeath to unto my beloved wife Tabitha Ballard one bed stead with a bed and furniture I do also give and bequeath unto my daughter Rebecca Ballard one bed stead with a bed and furniture I also give unto my daughter Rebecca on cow he (sic could be the or her) choice of my stock and lastly it is my will that all my property both real and personal be sold to the highest bidder and all my just debts punctually paid it is then my will that all the ballance of the effects of the sale with all the money on hand including all that is justly owing to me be equally divided between my beloved wife Tabitha Ballard and all my legal heirs It is also my will and I do hereby appoint my beloved friend James C. Fatherea (Latherea? or ?) sole executor of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made  In witness whereof I have sit my hand and seal   The 6th day of April in the year of our Lord 1847 Wiley   his BailordX mark Signed sealed and published and declared by th above names Wiley Ballard to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request and at his presence have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses to the same J Stroop Jurat Jesse Brashear Jurat Recorded June the 6th 1854: State of Tennessee, Rutherford Co., Court June Term 1854 The execution of the within last will and testament of Wiley Ballard deceased was duly proven in open court at the above mentioned term by the oaths of John Stroop and Jesse Brashear subscribing witness thereto and was ordered to be recorded John Woods elk  Wiley Ballard Deceased State of Tennessee, Co. Court June Term 1854,   Rutherford Co. To James C. Fatherea a citizen of Rutherford Co.   Bk 17, pg 163 It appearing to the court that Wiley Ballard has died leaving a written will in which you are appointed executor which has been duly proved in open court and you having given bond and qualified according to law and it having been ordered by the court that letters testamentary issue to you   These are therefore to empower you to do the sam(e) James C. Fatherd to enter upon the execution of said will and take into your pssession all the property and to return to this court in ninety days a perfect inventory thereof and make due collection of all debts and after paying all the just to law you will pay over and deliver the property and its effects that my remain to the provisions of the said will and the laws of the land Witness: J Wood, Clerk at office 5th day of June 1854 and 72ndyear of American Independence Recorded June the 6th 1854 John Woods Clk * Rutherford Co., Tennessee records: Bk 17, pg 184  Ballard, Wiley Deed We the undersigned being appointed for the June term of Court commissioners to set apart to Tabitha Ballard widow of Wiley Ballard deceased on year's provisions out of said W. Ballard's estate after being duly qualified •we agreed that she should have the following articles to wit the present lot of bacon which we supposed to be 25lbs, 2 hogs Sbls of corn and that there should be bought for her benefit SOlbs of corn(struck over) beef 6 bushels of wheat 1 bushel of salt 20lbs of coffee & 25lbs of sugar. Jesse Brashear, Subscribed to & sworn to before James M. Weatherly me this the 3rd of July 1854 J Stroop, John W. Thomas {JP} Bk 17, pg 232 Ballard, Wiley Deceased.

A list of the real Estate and personal property of Wily Ballard Deceased the 3rd of August 1854

1 bridle cow John M. Thompson 4.75 / One white backed Cow Widow Ballard 8.00 / One Sow & 7 pigs 1.50 / 4 Hogs of first choice Thomas Y. Mare 16.20 / $405 Per head / 4 Hogs of Second choice Seiler Davis 8.10 / $200 Per head / 5 Shoats Jas Ballard 1.25 / 25 cts per head / One Red Cow Seiler Davis 5.00 / One Cary Plow Payton Clark .80 / One Buttong plow Jas Ballard .30 / One Barshear plow C. McFadden .30 / One Kettle & hooks Widow Ballard 1.00 / One Pot Jas Ballard .25 / One Loom----------- / One Shot Gun John Bolding 4.25 / 2 iron hooped barrels Payton Shepherd .40 / One Wagon & geer James Ballard 20.00 / One lot of corn 26 ˝ bushels Payton Clark 19.76 / 76 cts per / One lot of rotten corn Payton Clark .80 / One table & furniture Widow Ballard 1.00 / One Cupboard ? 5.00 / One Bureau ? 1.50 / One Spice Mortar Payton Shepherd .60 / One Clock W****** Ballard .25  / One Sugar Chest ********* 1.00 / One table David Baty / One trunk Widow Ballard .50 / One Bed & furniture Jas Hope 1.50 / ************ Jas Hope 14.05 / One trunk ****** .80 / One Cotton wheel Widow .25 / One Reel Payton Shepherd .25 / One chest Jas Ballard .20 / 1 pare of stilyards William Baty 1.35 / 1 pare of sheep shears Payton Shepherd .30 / One pot Seiler Davis .20 / *******Widow Ballard .10 / One grindstone William Shepherd .25 / One Mattock Hiram Sanders 4.65 / One Mans saddle Widow Ballard 11.05 / 1 frow & iron wedge William Baty .55 / One Cutting Knife W.B. Jackson .60 / 1 Sprouting Hoe Jas Ballard .25 / One Jug Jas Hope .15 / One lot of plunder P. Shepherd 1.00 / One Axe Jas Hope .30 / One plow shear Alen Jameson .50 / One hoe Thomas Hoover .15/ Total $138.81


Lewis J. Ballard and others - To Power of Attorney Avery Ballard

  Know all men by these presents (sic) that we Lewis J. Ballard, Avery Howard, John Howard, Coleman Howard all of the County of Greene and State of Illinois have constituted and appointed Avery Ballard of the same place our true and lawful attorney and agent for us and hereby empower him in our name to collect and receive from the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Rutherford County Tennessee or from James Fartherly Administrator of the estate of Wilie (sic) Ballard late of Rutherford County Tennessee deceased the full and entire amount of money due us as heirs of the estate of the said Wilie (sic) Ballard deceased that may be found in the hand of said Clerk or administrator giving our said Attorney full power to institute and carry on any such in law or equity necessary for the recovery of any and all money due us as aforesaid and to give releases acquittances (sic) receipts and discharges hereby giving granting and confirming all the acts said Attorney in the premises

by virtue hereof - 

   In testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this 20th day of September  AD 1856 Lewis J. Ballard, John Howard, Coleman Howard, Avery Howard, Signed sealed and delivered In presence of- Francis P Nedden State of Illinois Greene County ~ County Court September Term AD 1856 This day personally appeared in open Court Lewis J Ballard Avery Howard John Howard Coleman Howard Henderson Howard Franklin Howard...


George Morrow and others - To Power of Attorney Avery Ballard

  Know all men by these presents (sic) that we George Morrow and his wife Emetine, Joseph Wise and his wife Francis Ann, Thomas Johnson and his wife Elizabeth Jane, James L. Webb children and heirs at law of Sarah Webb deed whose maiden name was Sarah Ballard and who was the daughter of Wiley Ballard who departed this life in the County of Rutherford in the State of Tennessee the above massed heirs being residents of the County of Greene and State of Illinois andArden Evans and his wife Mary of the County of Morgan and State of Illinois the said Mary being also daughter and heir at law of said Sarah Webb deceased and William Webb Guardian for William Francis Webb minor heir of Richard Webb deceased who was also son and heir at law of said Sarah Webb do make constitute and appoint Avery Ballard of the County of Greene and State of Illinois our true and lawful attorney for us and in our names to have receive collect sue for and demand of James Fathera Administrator for the estate of Wiley Ballard deed late of the County of Rutherford in the State of Tennessee and to receive and collect of any other person or persons in whose hands the same may be found all sums of money due owing and coming to us from the estate of said Wiley Ballard deceased as Children and heirs at law of said Sarah Webb deceased and for us and in our name and under our hand and seals to sign and deliver all necessary receipts and to do and perform all things necessary in the premises hereby ratifying and by these presents allowing whatsoever our said attorney shall or may lawfully do in the premises. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and affixed our seals this 8th day of August AD 1856. George W. Morrow, Emeline Morrow, Joseph Wise, Francis Ann Wise, Thomas M. Johnson, Elizabeth Jane Johnson (her mark), James L. Webb, William Webb, Guardian for William Frances Webb, Arden Evans, Mary Evans (her mark)

Willis Ballard - To Power of Attorney - Avery Ballard

Know all men by these presents that I Willis Ballard of the County of Greene and State of Illinois do constitute and appoint Avery Ballard of the County of Greene and State of Illinois my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name to have receive and collect all such sums of money due owing and coming to me form the estate of my deceased father Wiley Ballard who departed this life in the County of Rutherford and State of Tennessee be the some in the hands of James L. Fathera (sic) Administrator of the estate of my said Father or in the hands of any other person or persons whomsoever and for me and in my name to sign and seal all necessary receipts and other acquittances (sic) or discharges for the same and generally for me and in my name to do all things necessary to be done in the premises herby ratifying and confirming and by these presents allowing whatsoever my said Attorney shall or may lawfully do in the premises. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 25th day of August AD 1856 - Willis Ballard

State of Illinois - Greene County - I Charles D. Hodges Judge of the County Court in and for the County of Greene and State of Illinois the same being a Court of Record do certify Willis Ballard whose signature appears to the foregoing Power of Attorney and who is personally known to me to be the real and identical person who signed the same this day appeared before me and he acknowledged that he signed sealed and delivered the same for the uses and purposes therein expressed. Given under my hand and seal this 25th day of August AD 1856 Charles D. Hodges whose signatures appears to the foregoing certificate is now and was on the day of the date of said Certificate Presiding Judge of the County Court in and for the County of Greene and State of Illinois duely (sic) commissioned and qualified and that his signature to the said Certificate is genuine and that as such Judge full faith and credit should be given to all of his official acts In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal of Office at Carrolton in the County of Greene and State of Illinois this 25th day of August AD 1856 Francis P Nedden, Clerk - By S. A. Nedden Deputy 14 Registered October 30th 1856


Ballard, Elisha B. E.

Recorded after his death

1886, Jan 20 Lincoln Co., NC-— Deed

  This deed witnesses that Joseph W. F. Ballard and wife Sally, James H. Ballard & wife Lula; Robert H. Ballard and wife Margaret; John M. Ballard and wife Nannie; Susan Lipe and her husband T. S. Lipe; Addie Fisher and her husband S. J. Fisher; Mollie Ballard and her husband L A. Ballard; Mattie Ballard and Ida Ballard, children ofElisha Ballard deceased late of State and county aforesaid for and in consideration of the assistance which Uriah Ballard and Daniel Ballard other children of said cedeased Elisha Ballard rendered the said deceased in payting the purchase money for the tract of land of which he died possessed and which is herein described; and a bond which they have given the above mentioned Mattie and Ida Ballard for their maintainance and support during their natural lives so long as they shall remain unmarried and the further condiseration of one dollar to each of them paid the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, do hereby bargain sell and convey to the said Uriah and Daniel Ballard all their interest in and right to the property of which the said Elisha Ballard died possessed both real and personal. And will warrant and defent their respective interests to the said Uriah and Daniel Ballard, their heirs and assigns against the lawful entry of all other persons in their right, or on their behalf.  The said real estate consists of a tract of land in state andcounty aforesaid adjoining the lands of W. A. Graham, J. A. Howard and other and bound as follows. Beginning at a Spanish Oak and runs X 55 E. 50 p to a stone then S. 60 p E. 104 p to a Hickory then N. 81 p to a Pine then N. 23 p to a stone then N 72 p E. 14 p to a stake then N. 24 p E and 46 p to a Pine Stump then S. 81 p W. 39 p to a Pine then N. 25 p E. 80 p to a Stone then N. 66 p E. 31 p to the beginning containing one hundred and two and three fourths acres more of less, the same being three tracts of land purchased by said deceased Elisha Ballard from W. A. Graham of State and County aforesaid. In witness whereof they have unto sign their name and set their seals this 20th day of January 1886. signed: J.W. Ballard, S. F. Ballard, Jas, H. Ballard, E. L. Ballard, R. H. Ballard, M. W. Ballard, J. M. Ballard, N. S. Ballard, Susan L. Lipe, T. S. Lipe, Addie C. Fisher, J. S. Fisher, Mollie A. Ballard, L. A. Ballard, Mattie Ballard, Ida Ballard. - Lincoln County North Carolina

Personally appeared before me a Justice of the Pease for State and County aforesaid James H. Ballard and wife E. S. Ballard, Robert H. Ballard and wife Margaret, Addie C. Fisher and her husband, J. S. Fisher, Mollie A. Ballard and her husband, L. A. Ballard, Mattie Ballard and Ida Ballard this day and acknowledged the due execution of the annexed deed of conveyance and the said E. L. Ballard, Margaret Ballard, Addie Fisher and Mollie Ballard being by me privately examined separate and apart from their said husbands stated each for herself that they signed the same voluntarily without fear or compulsion of their said husbands or any other person that they doth still voluntarily assent thereto.





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