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Ballew Family Runnels Co TX

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Re: Ballew Family Runnels Co TX

Posted: 1 Feb 2012 12:45PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Ballow, Ballew, Ballou, Bible, Estell, Routh,O'Daniel,
Although this is an old post, I've also been seeking information on the Ballou family with ties to Runnels County.

Here's some sketchy information I've collected. It is as accurate as I can make it based upon current records.

I'd love to hear from descendants of this family, and if I've made errors, please bring them to my attention:

1. Enoch Ballou was born 1847 in Kentucky and died 1916. He married 1st Caroline Elizabeth Bible Before 1874. She was born 1836 and died 1884. He married 2nd Emma Estell 1888. She was born November 1850 in Ohio .

Children of Enoch Ballou and Caroline Elizabeth Bible:

i. 2. Greola Jane Ballou was born December 23, 1874 in Menard County, Texas and died February 7, 1905 in Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas.
ii. 3. Robert Edward Ballou was born October 13, 1877 in Menard County, Texas and died May 4, 1952 in Runnels County, Texas.
iii. John W. Ballou was born March 1881 in Texas, USA.
iv. 4. Arthur Enoch Ballou was born June 5, 1883 in Menard County, Texas and died October 8, 1959 in Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas.

Children of Enoch Ballou and Emma Estell:

v. 5. Ralph Ballou was born January 1891 in Texas, USA and died November 9, 1975 in Big Spring, Howard County, Texas.

2nd Generation (Children)

2. Greola Jane Ballou was born December 23, 1874 in Menard County, Texas and died February 7, 1905 in Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas. She married Joseph Hayden Routh, Jr. November 18, 1893 in Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas. He was born April 30, 1872 in Plum Grove, Fayette County, Texas and died December 24, 1915 in Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas, son of Joseph Hayden Routh, Sr. and Elizabeth Amanda O'Daniel.

Children of Greola Jane Ballou and Joseph Hayden Routh, Jr.:
i. 6. Aileen Elizabeth Routh was born October 5, 1895 in Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas and died June 24, 1963.
ii. 7. Infant Son Routh was born November 9, 1897 and died March 21, 1898 in Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas.
iii. 8. Verlin Greola Routh was born January 10, 1900 in Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas and died 1958.
iv. 9. Joseph Hayden Routh III was born January 13, 1903 in Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas and died March 12, 1979 in Howard County, Texas.
v. Infant Son Routh was born February 4, 1905 in Runnels County, Texas and died February 5, 1905 in Runnels County, Texas.

3. Robert Edward Ballou was born October 13, 1877 in Menard County, Texas and died May 4, 1952 in Runnels County, Texas.

4. Arthur Enoch Ballou was born June 5, 1883 in Menard County, Texas and died October 8, 1959 in Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas.

5. Ralph Ballou was born January 1891 in Texas, USA and died November 9, 1975 in Big Spring, Howard County, Texas.

Notes on Enoch Ballou:

United States Census,1850 Name:Enoch Ballow Residence:Pulaski county, part of, Pulaski, Kentucky
Age:3 years Calculated Birth Year:1847 Birthplace:Kentucky
Gender:Male Film Number:442985 Digital GS Number:4192507
Image Number:00262 Line Number:38 Dwelling House Number:944 Family Number:944

Household:

James Ballow M 50y
Frankie Ballow F 40y
Lenard Ballow M 24y
Thomas Ballow M 22y
Polley Ballow F 20y
Gantry Ballow M 18y
Andy J Ballow M 16y
Joseph Ballow M 14y
Allen Ballow M 12y
Watson Ballow M 10y
Emarine Ballow F 7y
Esther Ballow F 5y
Enoch Ballow M 3y
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United States Census, 1860

Name:Enoch Ballew Residence: Pulaski, Kentucky Ward:
District No 2 Age:13 years Estimated Birth Year:1847
Birthplace:Kentucky Gender:Male Page:17 Family Number:103 Film Number:803393 DGS Number:4231204 Image Number:00077 NARA Number:M653
------------------------------------------------------------Possibly his SECOND MARRIAGE:

United States Census, 1900

Name:Enoch Ballou Residence: Ballinger town, Runnels, Texas
Birth Date:Apr 1847 Birthplace:Kentucky Relationship to Head of Household:Self Father's Birthplace:North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace:Virginia Race or Color (expanded):White
Head-of-household Name:Enoch Ballou Gender:Male Marital Status:Married Years Married:12 Estimated Marriage Year:1888 Enumeration District:0126 Page:13 Sheet Letter:A
Family Number:242 Reference Number:41 Film Number:1241667
Image Number:00029

Household

Enoch Ballou M, Spouse Emma Ballou F, Residence:Ballinger town, Runnels, Texas Birth Date: Nov 1850 Birthplace:Ohio
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife, Father's Birthplace: Ohio Mother's Birthplace: Indiana Race or Color: White Gender: Female Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 12 Estimated Marriage Year: 1888 Mother How Many Children: 1 Number Living Children: 1

Child John W Ballou M, Birth Date:Mar 1881, Birthplace:Texas, Relationship to Head of Household:Son Father:Enoch Ballou, Mother:Emma Ballou

Child Arthur Ballou M Birth Date: Jun 1883, Birthplace:Texas, Relationship to Head of Household:Son, Father:Enoch Ballou, Mother:Emma Ballou

Child Ralph Ballou M Birth Date: Jan 1891, Birthplace:Texas
Relationship to Head of Household:Son, Father:Enoch Ballou
Mother:Emma Ballou

Samuel C Estell M, Birth Date:Jun 1823 Birthplace:Ohio
Relationship to Head of Household: Father-in-law, Father's Birthplace: New Jersey, Mother's Birthplace:New Jersey

Wm J Swink M, Birth Date:1851, Birthplace:Kentucky Relationship to Head of Household:Nephew

Notes on Greola Jane Ballou:

Source 1: Routh Family Revisited, A Genealogy, By Ross H. Routh, BG, US Army Retired. Published 1978.
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Runnels County Marriages: J. H. Routh, Jr. & Creola Bolen 12 November 1893 book 1 page 141
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Evergreen Cemetery, Runnels County, Tx: Routh, Creola J. 23 Dec 1874 - 7 Feb 1905 Wife of J.H. (nee Bolen)
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Index to Probate Cases of Texas No. 200 Runnels County
  
Routh, Greola J., deceased March 2, 1906 164
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Notes on Robert Edward Ballou: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

Name:Robert Edward Ballou Death Date:04 May 1952 Death Place:Runnels, Texas Gender:Male Race:White Death Age:74 years 6 months 21 days Birth Date:13 Oct 1877 Birthplace: Menard County, Texas Marital Status:Widowed Father's Name:Enoch Ballou Father's Birthplace:Kentucky Mother's Name:Caroline Eliz. Bible Occupation:Retired Rail Road Place of Residence: Runnels, Texas Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery Burial Place: Ballinger, Texas Burial Date:05 May 1952 Additional Relatives:Film Number: 2075085 Digital Film Number:4167286 Image Number:2163 Reference Number:cn 25064
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Notes on Arthur Enoch Ballou:
Name:Arthur Enoch Ballou Event:Military Event Date: 1942
Event Place:Ballinger, Runnels, Texas Residence: Ballinger, Runnels, Texas Gender: Male Birth Date:05 Jun 1883 Film Number: 4142831 Digital Folder Number:4142831 Image Number:02369
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Texas Deaths, 1890-1976: Name:Arthur Enoch Ballou Death Date:08 Oct 1959 Death Place:Ballinger, Runnels, Texas Gender:Male Race:White Death Age:76 years 4 months 3 days Birth Date:05 Jun 1883 Birthplace:Menard Co, Texas Marital Status:Single Father's Name:Enoch Ballou Mother's Name: Caroline Bible Occupation: Farmer Place of Residence: Ballinger, Runnels, Texas Cemetery:Evergreen Cemetery Burial Place:Ballinger, Texas Burial Date: 10 Oct 1959 Additional Relatives:X Film Number:2115990 Digital Film Number:4166180 Image Number:142 Reference Number:cn 58134
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Notes on Ralph Ballou:
Name: Ralph P. Ballou Death Date: 09 Nov 1975 Death Place:Big Spring, Howard, Texas Gender:Male Death Age: 84 years Estimated Birth Date: 1891 Father's Name: Enoch Ballou Mother's Name: Emma Kate Estes Film Number:2243834 Digital Film Number:4167898 Image Number:2370 Reference Number:83789
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Notes on Aileen Elizabeth Routh:
Name: Aline Elizabeth Routh Beasley Death date: 24 Jun 1963
Death place: San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas Gender: Female
Race or color (on document): White Age at death: 67 years 8 months 19 days Birthdate: 05 Oct 1895 Birthplace: Ballinger, Texas Marital status: Married Father's name: Hayden Routh Mother's name: Creola Ballou Occupation: Housewife Residence: San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas Cemetery name: Evergreen Cemetery Burial place: Ballinger, Texas Burial date: 24 Jun 1963 Additional relatives: Film number: 2117288 Digital GS number: 4028547 Image number: 2988 Reference number: cn40804 Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
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Notes on Infant Son Routh:
Evergreen Cemetery, Runnels County, Texas:
ROUTH, Infant 9 Nov 1897 - 21 March 1898 Son of JH & CJ.
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Notes on Joseph Hayden Routh III:
Name: Joseph Hayden Routh III Title: III, Gender: Male
Death Date: 12 Mar 1979 Death County: Howard Death Place: Howard, Texas, United States
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Notes on Billie Joe Smith:
Name: Billie Joe Smith Death date: 28 Nov 1927 Death place: Ballinger, Runnels, Texas Gender: Male Race or color (on document): White Age at death: 2 years 1 month 11 days
Birthdate: 17 Oct 1925 Birthplace: Winters, Texas Marital status: Single Father's name: C.A. Smith, Father's birthplace: Smith Co., Texas Mother's name: Verlyn Routh
Mother's birthplace: Ballinger, Texas Burial place: Ballinger, Texas Burial date: 28 Nov 1927 Film number: 2114435 Digital GS number: 4165522 Image number: 2007
Reference number: 38166 Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
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