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Ballengee of WV

Judith A. McClung (View posts)
Posted: 10 Jan 2001 10:40AM GMT
Have been researching the Ballengee family since 1963. A cousin, James Isaac Ballengee from Colorado got me started. We published Ballengee Trails.

Recently I was reviewing the work and recalled that we had never known who Isaac Sr.'s wife was. She was listed as Jane or Jean. I have realized that she was the daughter of Lanty Graham. Isaac died first, then when Jane wrote her will, Lanty and his sons were the witnesses. Why would this be unless they were next of kin? Another interesting thing is that son Henry Ballengee's son James McMullen Ballengee named his first son Atlantus Graham Ballengee. The Graham researchers say that Lanty's full name was Lancelot. If this were so, why did they name the grandson Atlantus?

Would like to have some help on this project. You can see the outline of the Ballengee family at:
http://members.cland.net/jmcclung
Go to Roots Researchers

Judith A. McClung
1507 E. Smith
Springfield, MO 65803

Re: Ballengee of WV

Posted: 28 Aug 2005 1:37AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 8 Oct 2005 2:31PM GMT
I encountered a citation of James Isaac Ballengee's - Ballengee Trials, maybe reading a work of your's. The citation referenced Trinidad State Junior College, but the college does not have a copy. Do you know where I could obtain a copy ?

THANKS for any assistance!!
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