Author Archives: Elizabeth Wilson Ballard

Matrilineal Descendants of Patience (WHITAKER) MARLOW of Iredell County, North Carolina

This article is a follow-up to “Were Mary (WHITAKER) JOHNSON and Patience (WHITAKER) MARLOW Sisters?” In it, I laid out some circumstantial evidence that has led me to believe, besides the surname, that Patience WHITAKER and Mary WHITAKER were related … Continue reading

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Fortitude Book Release – Guest Post by Dale R. Spaulding

Fortitude: Preserving 400 Years of an American Family’s Faith, Patriotism, Grit and Determination Book Release Guest Post by Dale R. Spaulding NOTE by Elizabeth Wilson Ballard: Dale Spaulding is my 4th cousin. We are both descended from Absalom Renfro and … Continue reading

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Were Mary (WHITAKER) JOHNSON and Patience (WHITAKER) MARLOW Sisters?

Patience WHITAKER was the wife of Elijah MARLOW. Their marriage bond was obtained in Rowan County, North Carolina, by Elijah and bondsman William PARKE on 14 July 1795. Mary WHITAKER was the wife of Strangeman JOHNSON. Their marriage bond was … Continue reading

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John JUDGE – Ohio Timeline: c. 1812 to c. 1839 – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 114)

Researched by Myrle Lea “Micki” DeFrance Jacobson (1951–2020), Elizabeth Wilson Ballard, and Christopher A. Mosher Written by Elizabeth Wilson Ballard NOTE: Surnames are in ALL CAPS, and introduced names are in boldface type. The introductory article about John JUDGE, originally … Continue reading

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John JUDGE (d. 1846) – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 114)

Researched by Myrle Lea “Micki” DeFrance Jacobson (1951–2020), Elizabeth Wilson Ballard, and Christopher A. Mosher Written by Elizabeth Wilson Ballard NOTE: Surnames are in ALL CAPS, and introduced names are in boldface type. This is a story of the life … Continue reading

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