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Stephen Charles Ballou

Stephen Charles Ballou

Male 1889 - 1966  (77 years)

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  • Name Stephen Charles Ballou 
    Relationshipwith Peter Delva
    Born 13 Jan 1889  Wendell, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 8, 9, 10, 13, 16, 18
    General Information According to Betty-Sue Pratt (1997), "He had numerous marriages but except for the children of is 1st wife, I am not sure of the names or numbers of others." He used many alias' over the years. Some were Stephen Charles Hoffman and Leo Desmoraux. We do know of a branch in Texas but he used an alias at that time." From Naomi Sturtevant (2000) we learn that he used the last name of "Hoffman" in Texas, and that his two children down there have that name, not Ballou. In 1965, he had a stroke.  [16, 19
    Census 1900 (Age 11)  [1
    Census 1910 (Age 21)  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Legal Apr 1911 (Age 22)  Wendell, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Census 1920 (Age 31)  Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1925 (Age 36)  Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    Residence 1932 (Age 43)  Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    Census 1935 (Age 46)  Duval County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 16 Sep 1966  Dinsmore, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 16, 18
    Buried —  Edgewood Cemetery, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 16
    Siblings 6 Siblings 
    Person ID I2335  | Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Sarah
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2021 

    Father William Herbert "Will" Ballou,   b. 15 Jun 1869, Wendell, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1943, Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Maude Nellie Stiles,   b. 20 Jul 1873, Erving, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1974, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Married 17 Sep 1887  Wendell, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage William was 18 years - Maude was 14 years. (Were Married 32 years). 
    Divorced Before 1920 
    Family ID F1377  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jennie Elizabeth Rickey,   b. 12 Nov 1885, Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1958, Westminster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1909  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12, 16
    Age at Marriage Stephen was 20 years - Jennie was 24 years. (Were Married less than 5 years). 
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Children 2 children 
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F1383  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mattie Stivner,   b. 15 Nov 1898, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1969, Nederland, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1915  Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Age at Marriage Stephen was 26 years - Mattie was 16 years. (Were Married 10 years). 
    Divorced Dec 1925  Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Divorce Announcement of Mattie and Paul J. Hoffman
    Divorce Announcement of Mattie and Paul J. Hoffman
    Notes 
    • Groom's Name: Charles appears to have called himself Paul J. Hoffman. [17]
    Children 4 children 
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F1384  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jan 1889 - Wendell, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Nov 1909 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Anna Elizabeth Ballou - 15 Nov 1910 - Wendell, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLegal - Apr 1911 - Wendell, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Francis Henry "Fritz" Ballou - 22 May 1912 - Wendell, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Oct 1915 - Jefferson County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Raymond Levi Hoffman - About 1917 - Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Catherine Lucile Hoffman - 1919 - Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ruth Hoffman - 8 Feb 1921 - Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1925 - Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDivorced - Dec 1925 - Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1932 - Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1935 - Duval County, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Sep 1966 - Dinsmore, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - — - Edgewood Cemetery, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S504] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004), Year: 1900; Census Place: Wendell, Franklin, Massachusetts; Page: 7; Enumeration District: 0500; FHL microfilm: 1240649.

    2. [S503] 1910 U.S. Federal Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006), Year: 1910; Census Place: Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_589; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0513; FHL microfilm: 1374602.

    3. [S499] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010), Year: 1920; Census Place: Beaumont Ward 3, Jefferson, Texas; Roll: T625_1823; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 115.

    4. [S1537] 1935 Florida State Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008).

    5. [S388] Delvee Historian. Delvee Family Records 1887 - 1988, (Warwick, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1988).

    6. [S572] Find a Grave web site, (Provo, Utah: Find A Grave, Inc.), Memorial ID 146110824 Stephen Charles Ballou.

    7. [S505] Florida, U.S., Death Index, 1877-1998, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004).

    8. [S994] Gravestone Inscription.

    9. [S189] Lint, A Ann. Descendants of Peter Delvee, (Willoughby, Ohio: mansuscript, 23 June 1999).

    10. [S801] Massachusetts, U.S., Birth Records, 1840-1915 , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013), Birth Record of Stephen Charles Ballou.

    11. [S868] Massachusetts, U.S., Marriage Index, 1901-1955 and 1966-1970 , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).

    12. [s798] Massachusetts, U.S., Marriage Records, 1840-1915, ( Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013), Marriage Record of Jennie Rickey and Stephen Ballou.

    13. [S800] Massachusetts, U.S., Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Birth Record of Stephen Charles Ballou.

    14. [S1540] News Article Divorces Granted, (Beaumont, Texas: Beaumont Enterprise, 16 December 1925, Page 5).

    15. [S1541] News Article Orange Court, (Springfield, Massachusetts: Springfield Republican, 1 May 1911, Page 12).

    16. [S98] Pratt, Betty-Sue. Descendants of Charles Brigham, (Athol, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1997).

    17. [S911] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc).

    18. [S83] Social Security Death Benefit Records (SSDI), (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011).

    19. [S213] Sturtevant, Naomi. email: 2000-03-24, (Chesterfield, Massachuetts: 24 March 2000).

    20. [S1076] Texas, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1837-1965, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014), Marriage Record of Mattie Stivner and Paul Hoffman.

    21. [S846] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Beaumont, Texas, City Directory, 1925 .

    22. [S846] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Jacksonville, Florida, City Directory, 1932 .