The American Converts Database

Ballard, Jason

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Title

Ballard, Jason

Subject

Description

Jason Ballard, an early convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Creator

Makechnie, Cope

Source

“No Place to Call Home:” the autobiography of Caroline Barnes Crosby

Publisher

University of Colorado, Boulder

Date

Spring, 1835

Contributor

Makechnie, Cope

Relation

The autobiography of Louisa Barnes Pratt

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Names

Ballard, Jason (circa-1815)

Birth Date

Circa 1815

Birthplace

Wendell, Massachusetts

Sex

male

Ethnicity

English-American

Race

Caucasian

Places of residence

Religions

Biographical Text

Jason Ballard was a friend to the Crosby family, early converts to the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and later missionaries to French Polynesia. Ballard did not accompany the rest of the congregation to Kirkland, Ohio in 1836, and the rest of his Mormon affiliation is unknown.

Biographical Quotation

The day before they [the missionaries, Elder Brent and his companion] left br[other] Jason Ballad was baptised, also his mother and aunt. We all felt very severely the loss of their society.

Bibliography

Lyman, Edward Leo, Susan Ward Payne, and S. George Ellsworth, eds. No Place To Call Home: The 1807-1857 Life Writings of Caroline Barnes Crosby, Chronicler of Outlying Mormon Communities. University Press of Colorado, 2005. doi:10.2307/j.ctt4cgp1q.

Citation

Makechnie, Cope, “Ballard, Jason,” The American Converts Database, accessed September 20, 2018, http://americanconverts.org/items/show/911.

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