Lydia Ballou

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
Lydia Ballou, daughter of Robert Ballou and Susanna (…), was born about 1650.1 She died before 1722.1

Lydia married (1) George Gardiner, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), about 1666;2 she married (2) William Hawkins, son of William Hawkins and Margaret (…), at Providence, Providence Co., Rhode Island, 14 June 1678.3,4,5

Family 1

George Gardiner b. abt. 1601, d. abt. 1679
  • Samuel Gardiner6 b. say 1667
  • Joseph Gardiner6 b. say 1669
  • Robert Gardiner6 b. May 1671, d. May 1731
  • Lydia Gardiner6 b. say 1673
  • Mary Gardiner6 b. say 1675
  • Peregrine Gardiner6 b. say 1677
  • Jeremiah Gardiner6 b. say 1679

Family 2

William Hawkins b. say 1657, d. 6 Jul 1723
  • William Hawkins4 b. say 1682, d. 8 Oct 1712
  • Stephen Hawkins4 b. say 1686, d. 10 Mar 1710/11
  • Sarah Hawkins4 b. say 1689, d. aft. 1722
  • John Hawkins+1 b. say 1693, d. 25 Mar 1755
This person was last edited on23 Dec 2017


  1. [S913] John Osborne Austin, The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island: Comprising Three Generations of Settlers Who Came Before 1690 (With Many Families Carried to the Fourth Generation). Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1887, 81, 318-319. CD-ROM reprint, Compendium of New England Pioneers: A Collection of 14 Classic Genealogical Dictionaries of Early New England Settlers (Columbia, Maryland: Archive CD Books USA, 2006), further cited as Rhode Island Dictionary.
  2. [S913] Austin, Rhode Island Dictionary, 81.
  3. [S602] James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island. 1636-1850: First Series: Births, Marriages and Deaths. A Family Register for the People, 21 vols. (Providence, Rhode Island: Narragansett Historical Publishing, 1891-1912), 2:1:77, 90, town record 1:45, further cited as Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island. intention, 1 Jun 1678.
  4. [S913] Austin, Rhode Island Dictionary, 318-319.
  5. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 724, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  6. [S913] Austin, Rhode Island Dictionary, 81-82.