Biography of Hosea M. Ballou
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Ballou, Hosea M., was born in Plymouth, N. Y., January 27, 1825, and is a son of Nahum and Ann (Phelps) Ballou, who came to Carlton in 1832 and settled in the southwest part of the town, where the father died August 5, 1833. Mrs. Ballou afterward married Selah B. Beardslee and died in Carlton March 11, 1866. Mr. Beardslee's death also occurred here. The children of Nahum Ballou were Dr. Nahum E., deceased; Hosea M.; Caroline J. (Mrs. Henry Munn and subsequently Mrs. Levi Miller); and Daniel R., deceased. Hosea M. Ballou has been a life long resident of Carlton and has lived on his present farm near Two Bridges since 1851. He has been constable and collector, was for fourteen years deputy collector of customs at Oak Orchard Harbor, and is prominently identified with the town. December 16, 1847, he married Sarah H., daughter of Robert M. Brown. They have four children: Ralph L., born March 13, 1856, of Rochester; Mary H. (Mrs. R. W. Bamber, of Kendall), born November 17, 1858; George P., born June 11, 1863, of South Prairie, Washington; and Harry G., born January 15, 1869, of Seattle, Washington. The family belongs to the branch of the name of which the mother of President Garfield and the eminent divine, Rev. ]iosea Ballou, are members. Daniel R. Ballou was a captain in the Civil War.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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