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  • Abigail Balch (1637 - 1690)
    Abigail had five children with her first husband, Matthew Clark. Added info. from MyHeritage site: Children: Robert Clarke, Mary Elizabeth Cooke (born Clarke), Samuel Clarke, Joshua Clarke, Ann Clark...
  • Abigail Balch (1705 - 1793)
    Sources# The Vinton Memorial: Comprising a Genealogy of the Descendants of John .... By John Adams Vinton. page 23. Abigail Converse (1705 - 1793) She was born 3 Dec 1705 in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachu...
  • Abigail Raynsford (1682 - 1763)
  • Agnes Balch (1650 - 1716)
    Details in THE LUSH FAMILY HISTORY*_________________* Balch genealogica (1907)* BALCH "OF MARYLAND." * The second emigrant, John Balch "of Maryland," who came from County Somerset, crossed over to Mary...
  • Ann Balch (1719 - 1760)
    Details in THE LUSH FAMILY HISTORY === GEDCOM Source ===@R-793947066@ Ancestry Family Trees Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry mem...

About the Balch surname

BALCH NAME MEANING English: from Middle English balch, belch ‘balk’, ‘beam’ (Old English bælc, balca), possibly denoting someone who lived in a house with a roof beam rather than in a simple hut; alternatively it may have been a nickname for a man built like a tree trunk, i.e. one of stocky, heavy build.