Ballard, Elizabeth M. (Roberts) (May 17, 1848 - August 9, 1915)

Death of Mrs. Ballard

Douglas Budget - August 12, 1915

Mrs. Samuel A. Ballard, Sr., died Monday morning at 3:45 at the ranch home, three miles south of Douglas. Mrs. Ballard had been in poor health for the last nine months.

Elizabeth M. Roberts was born May 17, 1848, inn Atchison County, Missouri. With her husband and family she came to Chadron in 1883. About sixteen years ago the family moved to Douglas and she has been a resident here or in the immediate vicinity since that time. A husband and five children survive her. S.A. Ballard, Jr., Mrs. Roy Brenning and Mrs. Ed Musselman are residents of Douglas, Mrs. Jessie Baird lives at Alliance, Neb., and Mrs. Grace Gillier at Eaton, Colo.

The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon from the Methodist church, Rev. J.K. Hicks officiating. Burial was in the Douglas cemetery.

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