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Pvt. (USA), Richard Ballou

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Chenango County, NY, United States
Death: June 14, 1921 (83)
Bedford, Taylor County, IA, United States
Place of Burial: Bedford, Taylor County, IA, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Amasa Ballou and Cyrene Ballou
Half brother of Francis Ballou

Occupation: Co. K, 4th Regiment, Iowa Infantry
Managed by: Jeffrey Edwards Cohen
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About Pvt. (USA), Richard Ballou

Bedford Free Press, Thursday June 16, 1921 p. 5

Obituary—Richard Ballou Richard Ballou was born Nov. 7, 1837 near White Store, Chenango county N Y. He was the son of Amasa and Cyrena Cook Ballou.

He united in marriage to Emily M. Woodard Feb. 3, 1880 at Bedford, and to this union was born five children, two of whom died in infancy.

He is survived by his wife, one brother, George of Blockton, two daughters, Mrs. Forest Ray of Malta, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Leonard of Des Moines, Ia. and one son Richard] Cook of Grant City, Mo. and four grandchildren. At the time of his death his family were all present except Mrs. Ray who was with him in May.

Mr. Ballou came to Taylor County in an early day enlisting at Bedford in the 4th Iowa Inf. Co K in 1861, serving 3 years and 3 months. He was a resident of Worth County, Mo. for 22 years and also living in Taylor County for a number of years. He moved to Bedford 3 years ago.

He was a kind and loving husband and father, was beloved and respected by all who knew him. After an illness of 4 months he passed away June 14, 1921. Funeral services were held from the Christian church Wednesday June 15 at 2 o'clock conducted by E. E. Lowe assisted by the G. A. R. Post and auxiliary of which he was a member. Members of the local post acted as pallbearers.

Ballou, Richard BATTLE UNIT NAME: 4th Regiment, Iowa Infantry SIDE: Union COMPANY: K SOLDIER'S RANK IN: Private SOLDIER'S RANK OUT: Private ALTERNATE NAME: FILM NUMBER: M541 ROLL 1 PLAQUE NUMBER: NOTES: none

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Pvt. (USA), Richard Ballou's Timeline

1837
November 7, 1837
Chenango County, NY, United States
1921
June 14, 1921
Age 83
Bedford, Taylor County, IA, United States
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Bedford, Taylor County, IA, United States