Catherine Ballard1,2,3,4,5,6 daughter of Herbert Weldon Ballard and Johnnie Mae Culver was born on Jan 28, 1914 in Montgomery, Montgomery Co, AL. She was named after her paternal grandmother, Jane Catherine Simmons.1,2,3,4,5,6
For the first two years of her life, the family lived on the family farm south of Troy near Spring Hill in Pike Co AL. In 1916, the family moved into Troy.
Catherine Ballard was listed as a daughter of Herbert Weldon Ballard in 1920 in Troy, Pike Co, AL in the census. Catherine 6.4
Catherine Ballard was listed as a daughter of Herbert Weldon Ballard in 1930 in Troy, Pike Co, AL in the census. Catherine 16 AL.2
Samuel Julius Casey 23 married Catherine Ballard 20 daughter of Herbert Weldon Ballard and Johnnie Mae Culver on May 31, 1934 in Troy, Pike Co, AL at her parents home. They went on their honeymoon to Dead Lakes FL with another couple because they did not have a car.
She graduated from Troy State Teacher's College in Aug 1935.
According to the 1940 US census, the family of was living in Geneva Co, AL on April 1, 1935. Samuel Julius Casey and Catherine Ballard.
Sam and Catherine moved. to Columbia AL where Sam was the school principal.They moved to Pine Hill AL in 1939 where he was the principal and basketball coach. All three sons were born while the family lived in Pine Hill.
Samuel Julius Casey and Catherine Ballard were listed as boarders of the household of Isaiah Hestle in the census in 1940 in Pine Hill, Wilcox Co, AL. Sam J Casey lodger 29 AL school teacher, Catherine 26 AL lodger.7
Catherine was the wife of Samuel Julius Casey in the census in 1950 in Elba, Coffee Co, AL. Catherine 39.
In 1952. she received her Masters of Education from Troy State College in Troy while living in Elba. She taught elementary school at many of the locations where she and Sam lived. The last teaching was from 1961 to 1973 at Cloverdale Elementary School in Dothan AL.
Catherine died on Dec 17, 2009 in Dothan, Houston Co, AL. after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's.1,3 Catherine was buried in Memory Hill Cemetery, Dothan, Houston Co, Alabama. Find A Grave Memorial # is 45664298.
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