DESCENDANTS OF ISAAC BALLENGEE

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Joseph Ballengee and Don Norman

 

 

1.ISAAC BALLENGEE

 

NOTE: Different spellings of the Ballengee surname appear in different public records. The spellings “Ballengee”, “Ballingee”, “Ballenger”, “Ballinger” and  Ballanger” all appear in Braxton County VA (WV) record.

 

Isaac Ballengee was probably born about 1770. His spouse is unknown.

 

Known child of Isaac Ballengee

 

  2.  (1). Isaac Jr.                b.c.    1795

   m. Mary “Polly” Meadows

 

 

2.ISAAC BALLENGEE JR.    1.ISAAC BALLENGEE

 

Isaac Ballengee Jr., a son of Isaac Ballengee, was born about 1795. He married Mary “Polly” Meadows.

 

Known child of Isaac Jr. and Mary “Polly” (Meadows) Ballengee.

 

  3.  (1). Lewis                    b. Dec 20 1817    d.Aug 18 1890

         m. Ruth Fox

 

3.LEWIS BALLENGEE   2.ISAAC BALLENGEE JR.    1.ISAAC BALLENGEE

 

 

Lewis Ballengee, son of Isaac Ballengee, Jr. and Mary "Polly" Meadows, was born December 20, 1817 in Greenbrier (Summers) County VA (WV)and died August 18, 1890 in Strange Creek, Braxton County, WV. He married Ruth Fox, daughter of William Fox and Elizabeth "Daran" and niece of Bartlett Fox, February 4, 1846 at the Little Wolf Creek Baptist Church. Ruth was born January 3, 1822 in Greenbrier County and died June 21, 1873 in Strange Creek, Braxton County, West Virginia.

In 1857, the family moved to Braxton County and purchased a 250 acre farm from Lafayette Fox on the hill across the Elk River from the mouth of Strange Creek. They are buried in a family cemetery on the farm.

 

Children of Lewis and Ruth (Fox) Ballengee.

 

  4.  (1.) Virginia              b. Dec. 05, 1847     d. Sept. 23, 1891

           m. James Maxwell Frame Sep 5 1867 Braxton County WV

 

  5.  (2.) James M.              b. Dec. 18, 1848     d. Mar. 31, 1931

           m. Margaret Sabina Given

 

  6.  (3.) John Lewis            b. Oct  10  1856      d. Dec 11 1927

           m. Delilah A. Dobbins

 

  7.  (4). Mary Elizabeth        b.          1863     d.      1955

         m. Tiburtis Nottingham

 

 

4.VIRGINIA BALLENGEE     3.LEWIS BALLENGEE   2.ISAAC BALLENGEE JR.    1.ISAAC BALLENGEE

 

Virginia Ballengee, a daughter of Lewis and Ruth (Fox) Ballangee, was born on December 5, 1847 in Greenbrier County VA (WV) and died September 23, 1891 in Braxton County, WV. She married James Maxwell Frame in Braxton County WV September 5, 1867. James, son of Andrew and Sarah “Sally” (Bailes) Frame, was born on October 03, 1845 in Braxton County and died there August 23, 1891.

 

Children of James Maxwell and Virginia (Ballengee) Frame.

 

  8.  (1.) Susan S.                 b.       1867

 

  9.  (2.) Warren M.                b. May 25, 1868   d. April 27, 1918

         m. R. Bell Legg

 

 10.  (3.) Sullivan T.              b. Jun 03 1870    d. Jan 09 1925

         m. Malinda Alice Loving

 

 11.  (4.) Thomas Allen             b. Nov 11 1872   

          m. Nannie Legg

 

 12.  (5.) Sarah Cecilia            b. Dec. 13 1874   d. Nov. 16, 1881

 

 13.  (6.) George Wellington        b. Jun 25 1879    d. Oct 19 1935

         m. Georgia Lucretia Krantz

 

 14.  (7.) Lewis R.                 b. Feb 02 1883    d. Aug 02 1934

         m. Dora Ann Stewart

 

 15.  (8.) Rosa C.                  b. Mar 28 1886    d.     1956

          m. Ernest C. Anderson

 

 

5.JAMES M. BALLENGEE    1. LEWIS BALLENGEE

 

James M. Ballengee, son of Lewis and Ruth (Fox) Ballengee, was born on December 18, 1848 in Greenbrier (Summers) County, VA (WV) and died on March 31, 1931 in Charleston, WV. He married Margaret Sabina Given in Braxton County WV December 12, 1870. Margaret, a daughter of Adam R. and Granville (Rose) Given, was born  February 27, 1850 in Braxton County and died there October 15, 1918.

James was the proprietor of a general store in Strange Creek, in the building that is now the Masonic Lodge hall of Strange Creek. After his wife's death, he moved to Sanford, Florida where he grew oranges. Poor health forced him to move to the home of his son Lanty in Charleston, where he passed away.

He and Margaret are buried on the family farm on the hill south of the mouth of Birch River.

 

Children of James M. and Margaret Sabina (Given) Ballengee.

 

 16.  (1.) Ruie Jane                b. Oct 01 1872    d. Nov 25 1962

          m. Frank R. Holt

 

 17.  (2.) John Hamilton            b. Feb. 27, 1876  d. Dec. 05, 1943

          m. Rosa Hickman

 

 18.  (3.) William Lewis            b. April 25, 1878 d. Jan. 05, 1950

         m. Mary Anna Exline

 

 19.  (4.) Almira                   b. Oct.13, 1881   d. Aug. 27, 1977

         m. James Blaine McLaughlin

 

 20.  (5.) Mary Elizabeth           b. July 03, 1884  d. Aug. 10, 1886

        

 21.  (6.) Lanty Everett            b. Nov. 10, 1887  d. Nov. 10, 1961

         m. Marie Vivian McMorrow

         m. Margaret Crawford

 

 22.  (7.) Lillian Amsley           b. Mar. 05, 1890  d. Sept. 13, 1890

        

 23.  (8.) Ida                      b. Sept. 03, 1893 d. July 13, 1986

         m. John Sherman Long, Sr.

 

 

6.JOHN LEWIS BALLENGEE   1. LEWIS BALLENGEE

 

John Lewis Ballengee, son of Lewis Ballengee and Ruth Fox, was born on October 30, 1855 in Braxton County VA (WV) and died there December 11, 1925.

He married Delilah Adaline Dobbins in Braxton County February 10, 1880. Delilah, a daughter of George Washington and Hessionia (Frame) Dobbins, was born April 16, 1856 in Braxton County and died there September 28, 1908.

John and Delilah farmed his father's farm and are buried in the family cemetery.

 

Children of John Lewis and Delilah Adaline (Dobbins) Ballengee.

 

 24.  (1.) Christopher Columbus           b. Jan. 13, 1881  d.     1957

         m. Annie Carte

 

 25.  (2.) James Arthur                   b. Mar. 22, 1882 d. July 04, 1918

          m. Lydia Margaret Hanna

 

 26.  (3.) Della Delilah                  b. Feb. 12, 1884  d. June 03, 1968

         m. Henry L. Gum

 

 27.  (4.) Oceola Osie                  b. July 18, 1885  d.          1975

 

 28.  (5.) Newton F.                      b. Sept. 24, 1889 d. Dec. 13, 1947

         m. Effie May Gum

 

 29.   (6). French Sullivan               b. May 17, 1890   d. Nov. 02, 1968

          m. Elva Jane McMorrow

 

 

7.MARY ELIZABETH BALLENGEE    1. LEWIS BALLENGEE

 

Mary Elizabeth Ballengee, daughter of Lewis and Ruth (Fox) Ballengee, was born in August 1863 in Strange Creek, Braxton County WV and died in April 1955. She married Tiburtis Nottingham Janaury 1, 1884. Tiburtis, a son of Stuart and Mary M. (Fox) Nottingham, was born on February 27, 1863 in Braxton County and died there October 3, 1942.

 

Children of Tiburtis and Mary Elizabeth (Ballengee) Nottingham.

 

 30.  (1.) John S.                        b. June 17, 1886  d. Nov. 25, 1887

 

 31.  (2.) William                        b. Feb. 11, 1888  d. April 03, 1973

          m. Maria Belle Chapman

 

 32.  (3.) Okey Allen                     b. Jan. 29, 1890  d. Aug. 16, 1957

         m. Ada Marks

 

 33.  (4.) Rachel V.                      b. Jan. 04, 1893  d. May 25, 1894

        

 34.  (5.) Virginia M.                    b. March 05, 1895 d. Jan. 28, 1912

 

 35.  (6.) Hugh                           b. Oct. 09, 1897  d. Dec. 25, 1912

 

 36.  (7.) Susan                          b. Feb. 21, 1900  d. Sept. 22, 1990

        m. Leland Douglas

 

 37.  (8.) Infant                         b.          1902  d.          1902

 

 38.  (9.) Raymond                        b. Sept. 30, 1903 d. Aug. 12, 1996

         m. Darlie Gay Mollohan

 

 39. (10.) Ruth O.                        b.c.         1907 d. Feb. 28, 1968

         m. Olen R. Losh

 

 

16.RUIE JANE BALLENGEE    5.JAMES M. BALLENGEE   3.LEWIS BALLENGEE   2.ISAAC BALLENGEE JR.    1.ISAAC BALLENGEE

 

Ruie Jane Ballengee, daughter of James M. and Margaret Sabina (Given) Ballengee, was born October 01, 1872 in Strange Creek, Braxton County WV and died September 01, 1956 in Gassaway, WV. She married Frank R. Holt on December 25, 1907. Frank was born on January 08, 1882 in Phillipi, WV and died on November 25, 1962 in Gassaway, WV. 

 

17.JOHN HAMILTON BALLENGEE   5.JAMES M. BALLENGEE   3.LEWIS BALLENGEE   2.ISAAC BALLENGEE JR.    1.ISAAC BALLENGEE

 

John Hamilton Ballengee, son of James M. and Margaret Sabina (Given) Ballengee, was born February 27, 1876 in Strange Creek, Braxton County WV  and died on December 05, 1943 in Charleston, Kanawha County WV. He married Rosa Hickman on December 24, 1902. Rosa, a daughter of Hamilton Burton and Sarah Jane (Young) Hickman, was born February 18, 1878 in Braxton County and died on March 21, 1946 in Charleston, WV.  NO CHILDREN.

 

 

18.WILLIAM LEWIS BALLENGEE   5.JAMES M. BALLENGEE   3.LEWIS BALLENGEE   2.ISAAC BALLENGEE JR.    1.ISAAC BALLENGEE

 

William Lewis Ballengee, son of son of James M. and Margaret Sabina (Given) Ballengee, was born April 25, 1878 in Strange Creek, Braxton county WV and died there January 05, 1950. He married Mary Anna Exline on September 29, 1908. Anna, a daughter of Sanford and Martha (Nottingham) Exline, was born November 10, 1890 in Braxton County, WV and died there September 27, 1968.  NO CHILDREN.

 

 

19.ALMIRA BALLENGEE   5.JAMES M. BALLENGEE   3.LEWIS BALLENGEE   2.ISAAC BALLENGEE JR.    1.ISAAC BALLENGEE

 

Almira Ballengee, daughter of James M. and Margaret Sabina (Given) Ballengee, was born in Strange Creek, WV on October 13, 1881 and died in Charleston, WV on August 27, 1977. She married James Blaine McLaughlin December 26, 1911. James, a son of James Buchannan and Elizabeth (Fox) McLaughlin, was born on March 25, 1884 in Glendon, WV and died on November 20, 1955 in Martinsburg, WV. They resided in Clendenin, WV.

James Blaine McLaughlin was Secretary of Agriculture for the State of West Virginia from 1932 until his death.

 

Children of James Blaine and Almira (Ballengee) McLaughlin.

 

 40.  (1.) Margaret Eleanor               b.          1915 

 

 41.  (2.)  James Kemp                    b. Dec. 07, 1918

          m. Constance Bailey

 

 42.  (3.) Mary Virginia                 

 

 

21.LANTY EVERETT BALLENGEE   5.JAMES M. BALLENGEE    1. LEWIS BALLENGEE

 

Lanty Everett Ballengee, son of James M. and Margaret Sabina (Given) Ballengee, was born November 27, 1887 in Strange Creek Braxton County WV and died November 10, 1962 in South Charleston, WV. He married Marie Vivian McMorrow on September 20, 1921. Marie, a daughter James Sherman and Lydia Alice (McLaughlin) McMorrow,  was born on June 30, 1903 in Glendon, WV and died on September 18, 1972 in Charleston WV.

Lanty was a pharmacist and owned the B & H Drugstores in Charleston. At the time of his death he owned the Montrose Pharmacy in South Charleston. He was an avid aviator.

 

Children of Lanty and Marie Vivian (McMorrow) Ballengee.

 

 43.  (1.) James McMorrow                 b. Jan. 10, 1923 d.  July 2003

  m. JoAlice McIlhatten

 

 44.  (2.) Joseph Ernest, Sr.             b. Aug. 18, 1925

         m. Marion Estelle Glass

         m. Catherine Miller

 

 45.  (3.) Jean Marie                     b. Oct. 07, 1929

          m. Paul McTaw Divers

 

 

 

23.IDA BALLENGEE    5.JAMES M. BALLENGEE   1. LEWIS BALLENGEE

 

Ida Ballengee, daughter of James M. and Margaret Sabina (Given) Ballengee, was born September 03, 1893 in Strange Creek, WV and died on July 13, 1986 in Point Pleasant, WV. She married John Sherman Long, Sr. December 27, 1918 in Gassaway. He was born on February 13, 1898 in Braxton County and died on November 03, 1977 in Charleston, WV.

 

Children of John Sherman and Ida (Ballengee) Long.

 

 46.  (1.) James Thomas                   b. Jan. 12, 1920

 

 47.  (2.) Samuel Addison                 b. Mar. 02, 1923

 

 48.  (3.) John Sherman, Jr.              b.  April 16, 1927

          m. Doris Ann Humphreys

 

 49.  (4.) William Joseph                 b. Mar. 17, 1930

 

 50.  (5.) Margaret Alice                 b. May 4, 1937

 

 51.  (6.) Mary Elinor                    b. Oct. 29, 1939

   m. unknown Morgan

 

 

24.CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS BALLENGEE   6.JOHN LEWIS BALLENGEE   3.LEWIS BALLENGEE   2.ISAAC BALLENGEE JR.    1.ISAAC BALLENGEE

 

Christopher Columbus Ballengee, son of John Lewis and Delilah Adaline (Dobbins) Ballengee, was born on January 13, 1881 in Strange Creek, WV and died in Braxton County, WV in 1957. He married Annie Carte on April 01, 1903.

 

Children of Christopher Columbus and Delilah Adaline (Dobbins) Ballengee.

 

 52.  (1.) Opal Nimmie                    b. Apr. 01, 1905  d. Oct. 01, 1997

 

 53.  (2.) Ray Hector                     b. Nov. 03, 1905  d. Feb. 10, 1974

          m. Thelma Sharp

 

 54.  (3.) Harper Newton                  b.          1909

 

 55.  (4). Winifred                       b.          1918

 

 

25.JAMES ARTHUR BALLENGEE    6.JOHN LEWIS BALLENGEE   1. LEWIS BALLENGEE

 

James Arthur Ballengee, son of John Lewis and Delilah Adaline (Dobbins) Ballengee, was born on March 22, 1882 in Strange Creek and died on July 04, 1918 in Braxton Co, WV. He married Lydia Margaret Hanna, daughter of James Madison and Mary Susan (Mollohan) Hanna, on April 24, 1912. Lydia was born on August 03, 1883 and died on April 26, 1969.

 

Children of James Arthur and Lydia Margaret (Hanna) Ballengee.

 

 56.  (1.) Mary Madeline                  b. Nov. 05, 1915

         m. Nelson Wood

 

 

26.DELLA DELILAH BALLENGEE   6.JOHN LEWIS BALLENGEE    3.LEWIS BALLENGEE   2.ISAAC BALLENGEE JR.    1.ISAAC BALLENGEE

 

Della Delilah Ballengee, daughter of John Lewis and Delilah Adaline (Dobbins) Ballengee, was born on February 12, 1884 in Strange Creek and died on June 03, 1968 in Parkersburg, WV. She married Henry L. Gum on January 01, 1908.

 

Children of Henry L. and Della Delilah (Ballengee) Gum.

 

 57.  (1.) Edith

          m. Ferrell Corbitt

 

 

28.NEWTON F. BALLENGEE    6.JOHN LEWIS BALLENGEE   1. LEWIS BALLLENGEE

 

      Newton F. Ballengee, son of John Lewis and Delilah Adaline (Dobbins)  Ballengee, was born on September 24, 1889 in Braxton County and died on December 13, 1947 in Grafton, WV. He married Effie May Gum April 29,1918. Effie, a daughter of John A. Gum, was born on March 22, 1886 in Upshur County, WV and died on March 09, 1925 in Braxton County.

 

Children of Newton F. and Effie May (Gum) Ballengee.

 

 58.  (1.) Harper Newton

 

 

29.FRENCH SULLIVAN BALLENGEE   6.JOHN LEWIS BALLENGEE   3.LEWIS BALLENGEE   2.ISAAC BALLENGEE JR.    1.ISAAC BALLENGEE

 

French Sullivan Ballengee, son of John Lewis and Delilah Adaline (Dobbins) Ballengee, was born on May 17, 1891 in Strange Creek and died on November 02, 1968 in Frametown, WV. He married Elva Jane McMorrow September 22, 1917. Elva, q daughter of Millard Fillmore and Delila (Mollohan) McMorrow, was born on April 25, 1895 in Braxton County.

 

Children of French Sullivan and Elva Jane (McMorrow) Ballengee.

 

 59.  (1.) Lewis Millard                  b. July 17, 1918   d. Dec 1 2008

          m. Regina Pearl Jarvis

 

 60.  (2.) Leo Delilah                    b. June 17, 1920

    m. William Lloyd Delaney

 

 61.  (3.) Doyle Sullivan                 b. Jan. 17, 1922

   m. Reda May Everson

 

 62.  (4.) Virginia Susan                 b. Mar. 30, 1924

         m. Jim Wesley McCoy

 

 63.  (5.) James Donald                   b. Sept.20, 1925 d. Jan. 16, 1966

        m. Nellie Marie Jarvis

 

 64.  (6.) Garland Oliver                 b. June 24, 1927  d. July 18, 2006

         m. Margaret Hope Mollohan

 

 

59.LEWIS MILLARD BALLENGEE   29.FRENCH SULLIVAN BALLENGEE   6.JOHN LEWIS BALLENGEE   3.LEWIS BALLENGEE   2.ISAAC BALLENGEE JR.    1.ISAAC BALLENGEE

 

 

Lewis Millard Ballengee, a son of French Sullivan and Elva Jane (McMorrow) Ballengee, was born in Braxton County WV July 17, 1918 and died in Wood County WV December 1, 2008. Je married Regina Lewis Jarvis, who preceded him in death.

 

Children of Lewis Millard and Regina Lewis (Jarvis) Ballengee.

 

 65.  (1). Marsha

         m. ------ Brady

 

 66.  (2). Naomi P.

         m. ----- Carr

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Braxton County WV Marriages”

Ballengee, Joseph, Ballengee family group records

1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1930 Braxton County WV census

Norman, Don, “Descendants of James Frame”

“Braxton Citizen’s News” Braxton County WV December 9, 2008