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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Ballou Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Ballou Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Ballou family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Ballou

Wikipedia Hosea Ballou (April 30, 1771?? June 7, 1852) was an American Universalist clergyman and theological writer.
Wikipedia Sullivan Ballou (March 28, 1829 ? July 28, 1861) was a lawyer, politician, and major in the United States Army.
Wikipedia Adin Ballou (April 23, 1803 ? August 5, 1890) was a prominent proponent of pacifism, socialism and abolitionism, and the founder of the Hopedale Community.
Wikipedia Tyson Brett Ballou (born in November 14, 1976) is a male supermodel.
Wikipedia Mark Ballou (born October 12, 1971) is an American voice actor, best remembered for voicing Rotor the Walrus in Sonic the Hedgehog in the show's 1st season (1993-1994).
Wikipedia Bud Ballou (December 11, 1942 ? April 15, 1977) was an American disc jockey and radio personality active for fifteen years on several commercial radio stations during the 1960s and 1970s.