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Comfort Thompson

Comfort Thompson

Female 1746 - 1826  (80 years)

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  • Name Comfort Thompson 
    Born 13 Jul 1746  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 Oct 1826  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Elder Ballou Meeting House Cemetery, Elder Ballou Meeting House Road, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5301  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2018 

    Family Levi Ballou,   b. 23 Sep 1744, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1805, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1765  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Rhoda Ballou,   b. 15 Dec 1768, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1840, Bellingham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +2. Vienna Ballou,   b. 29 Jan 1771, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1807, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    +3. Welcome Ballou,   b. 6 Mar 1773, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1798, Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    +4. Joanna Ballou,   b. 25 Feb 1775, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 12 Dec 1817  (Age > 42 years)
    +5. Flavius Josephus Ballou,   b. 13 Oct 1776, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1824  (Age 47 years)
    +6. Levi Ballou, Jr.,   b. 29 Aug 1782, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1836  (Age 53 years)
    +7. Olney Ballou,   b. 28 Sep 1784, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1849, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +8. Barton Ballou,   b. 19 Jul 1791, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1844  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F3075  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jul 1746 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Mar 1765 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Oct 1826 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elder Ballou Meeting House Cemetery, Elder Ballou Meeting House Road, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to the Whipple Website, 24 Oct 2001.

      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Levi Ballou," email from N. Combs to the Whipple Website, 11 Apr 2002. Cites Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850 (marriage); Rhode Island Cemeteries Database Index (birth, death, burial).

      !SOURCE: International Genealogical Index (Internet). Adds exact day of birth and residence at time of birth.

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 28 Jul 2004. Cites the following entry in Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume I
      BALLOU, Latimer Whipple, representative, was born in Cumberland, R.I., March 1, 1812; son of Levi and Hepsa (Metcalf) Ballou; grandson of Levi {37909} and Comfort (Thompson) Ballou, and a descendant of Mathurin Bellews, Providence, R.I., 1646. He learned the printing business at the University Press, Cambridge, Mass., and helped to establish the Cambridge Press in 1835, where he remained until 1842, when he engaged in mercantile pursuits at Woonsocket, R.I. He was cashier of the Woonsocket Falls bank and treasurer of the Woonsocket institute for savings, 1850-'99. He was presidential elector in 1860; a delegate to the Republican national convention in 1872, and a Republican representative from the 2d Rhode Island district in the 44th, 45th and 46th congresses, 1875-'81. He was treasurer and president of Dean academy, Franklin, Mass. He died May 9, 1900.


      !SOURCE: "Direct Descendants of Levi Ballou," email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 21 Mar 2015. Adds variant of surname: Thomas. Otherwise, confirms information submitted previously.

      !SOURCE: Email from Matthew Owen Kingsley (undisclosed at example dot net) to the Whipple Website, 5 Sep 2018. Cites Find a Grave web site memorial ID 18214109.


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