Elizabeth C. Knight was born Abt. 1834 in Fayette Co., GA, and died Abt. 1863 in Fayette Co., GA. She married Miles Ballard on November 08, 1855 in Fayette Co., GA.
Notes for Elizabeth C. Knight: Although there is no proof that this marriage between MILES BALLARD and ELIZABETH C. KNIGHT is the same Miles Ballard, b:1800 in NC, I have no further information about their ages or any confirmation that they are truely the parents of Lucy Ann, and Franklin Jefferson Ballard. (10-'99) (Info from Lynn Cunningham, 9-18-00: Notes for Elizabeth C. Knight: 1850, Pike Co., GA, Census, Page 139, Districk 68, Microfilm Number M432.80, Family #217: Scott, Joseph, 44, M, W, Farmer, Val. of Real Estate, $3530, b: in SC Scott, Lucinda, 37, F, W, b:GA Scott, William J., 19, M, W, Laborer, b:GA Scott, Sarah J., 17, F, W, b:GA Scott, James H., 15, M, W, b:GA Scott, Joseph, 14, M, W, b:GA Scott, John P., 12, M, W, b:GA Scott, Lucy A. O., 7, F, W, b:GA Scott, Mary A., 5, F, W, b:GA Scott, Babe, 2, M, W, b:GA Wiloby, Mary 17, F., W, b:GA Knight, Elizabeth, 19, F, W, b:GA
Note: The 14 year old Joseph Scott, listed on this census was born on 25 Dec. 1842. Furing the Civil War, he served in the same company as Robert., Powell F., Miles L., and James P. Ballard. His war record is as follows: "3rd corporal Mar. 4, 1862. Wounded through left lung and shoulder at Ellison's Mill, VA., June 26, 1862; Gettysburg, PA, July 1, 1863, captured at Spotsylvania, VA, May 10, 1864. Exchanged at Fort Delaware, Del., Mar 7, 1865. Received at Boulware & Cox's Whorves, James River, VA, March 10-12, 1865." (From "Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia 1861-1865." by Lillion Henderson.)
More About Elizabeth C. Knight: Burial: Unknown, Con't.: no proof of ages or same "Miles, b:1800"/. Christening: November 08, 1855, GA Vit. Stats., Film 0325801, Marriages 1840-1872. Con't..
More About Elizabeth C. Knight and Miles Ballard: Marriage: November 08, 1855, Fayette Co., GA.
Marriage Notes for Elizabeth C. Knight and Miles Ballard: GA Vital Statistics, FHC Film 0325801; Marriages 1840-1872. page 479; Certificate for marriage applied for in Pike Co., GA on 6th day of November 1855. Marriage vows completed in Fayette Co., GA, "I do certify that Miles Ballard and Elizabeth C. Knight were duly joined in Matrimony by me this eighth day of November 1855. /s/ G. Leach, M.G.; Recorded 21st Nov. 1855. /s/J. C. Bickham, Corsdy(sp?)"
Children of Elizabeth C. Knight and Miles Ballard are:
+Lucy Ann Ballard, b. February 24, 1857, Greenville, AL, d. November 26, 1923, Leesbury, Lake, FL.
+Franklin Jefferson Ballard, b. February 22, 1859, Mobile, AL, d. September 14, 1938, Okla. City, OK, Perrin Fun. Home, OK City, OK..