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Family of Anna B. ADAMS (22) & Willie Brown BALLARD

53. Seba Edward BALLARD. Born on 10 Feb 1884 in 7th District, Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 38, Seba Edward died in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee on 30 Apr 1922. Buried in 1922 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Obituary: In Memory: Seba E. Ballard, son of the late W.B. and Mrs. Annie Ballard, was born in the old 7th district of Henderson County, February 10, 1884, and at the hour of 2:15 Sunday morning, April 30, 1922, met a tragic death at his post of duty as engineer on a switch engine of the Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway, in the city of Memphis. October 17, 1904, Mr. Ballard was most happily married to Miss Ollie Sue, daughter of the late James Britt. To this union four children were born and survive, Moran, Mary Sue, James and Annie Laurie, ranging in age from 5 to 16 years. The outpouring of the people of Lexington and adjacent country that met the remains at the station on Sunday afternoon at about 4 o'clock, gave unmistakable evidence of the esteem in which Seba Ballard was held among the people who had known him. The funeral was held at the home on Maple Street on Monday morning, Elders Brodie Hardeman, Henderson, and J.O. Brown and Rev. Fleetwood Ball officiating. Interment was in the Lexington Cemetery with the following friends of the deceased as pallbearers: Joe Rockholt, Carl Edwards, Bud Threadgill, Willis Jones, George Teer, Jack Fielder, John Wadley and Bob Peoples.

On 27 Oct 1904 when Seba Edward was 20, he married Ollie Sue BRITT, daughter of James Neely BRITT (1853-1919) & Laura Frances SCOTT (1851-1924), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 27 Mar 1885 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 83, Ollie Sue died in 1969. Buried in 1969 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in Bruceton, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1940. Alias/AKA: "Allie".

They had the following children:
i. Vander Moran. Born on 22 Sep 1905. At the age of 71, Vander Moran died on 22 Dec 1976. Buried in 1976 in Prospect Cemetery, Bruceton, Carroll County, Tennessee.

On 4 Aug 1926 when Vander Moran was 20, he married Syble GRISSON.

No children produced from this marriage.

123 ii. Mary Sue (1906-)
124 iii. James Edward (1910-1970)
125 iv. Annie Laurie (1915-2004)

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