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Clarence Ernest Ballou

Clarence Ernest Ballou

Male 1899 - 1937  (38 years)

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  • Name Clarence Ernest Ballou 
    Born 07 Sep 1899  Wendell Cemetery, Wendell, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    History He enlisted 25 June 1916 at Camp Edwards in Framingham, Massachusetts. He was under 18 and his mother had to sign for him. From June 1916 to October 1917, he was stationed at Columbus, New Mexico mainly drilling and guarding prisoners. He was a member of Company E, 102ed Infantry and while in New Mexico was reviewed by General Pershing. From 3 October 1917 to 3 June 1919, he was with the AEF in France. On 23 July 1918, he was gassed and shell-shocked at Chateau-Thierry. He was discharged 6 June 1919 as a PFC at Camp Lee, Virginia. Clarence became a policeman in Jacksonville, Florida. According to a family story, he was never allowed to visit his wife's family homestead in Brantly, Alabama, as his wife's grandfather lived there, and had fought in the Civil War, and would not allow a "Damn Yankee" on his property.   [1
    Died 29 Sep 1937  Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • He died of pneumonia contracted after receiving sever injuries, including a fractured skull, from a motorcycle accident on 27 September 1937 while escorting the Governor of Florida traveling to a meeting.
    Person ID I2340  Delvee Family | Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Sarah
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2014 

    Father William Herbert Ballou,   b. Jun 1869,   d. Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 17 Sep 1887  Wendell Cemetery, Wendell, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • In later life, she told her grand children, that she married on a dare.
    Divorced Yes, date unknown  [1
    Family ID F1377  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Audrey Inez Herndon,   b. 10 Dec 1911,   d. 24 Sep 1939, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1930  Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    • Clarence met Audrey while she was walking home from work and he was on his police beat.
    Children 
     1. Betty-Sue Ballou, R.N.
     2. Clarence Ernest Ballou, Jr.
     3. Grace Lois Ballou,   b. 25 Jul 1935, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1997, Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [Birth]
     4. John Norwood Ballou Wood,   b. 18 Jun 1937, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1998, Hampton, Hampton County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F1388  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 07 Sep 1899 - Wendell Cemetery, Wendell, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Jun 1930 - Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Sep 1937 - Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Clarence E. Ballou during World War I
    Clarence E. Ballou during World War I

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

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

    3. [S483] Ltr: Ballou, B-S to Roy, R. A. (2006), Ballou, Betty-Sue, (12 January 2006, from Athol, Massachusetts).

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