BIO Series Photo 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7...
Photo/design by Gary G. Ballard, San Diego
Family Documentary -- Oldest known family photo:

Peter Sunderland and Katherine Hollman–Sunderland had a daughter:
Isabell Sunderland–Russell–Washburn
Isabell pictured here: 1855 at 66 years
Lived: 1789—1859
Had 8 kids...

Isabell is mother to Susanna Russell.
Susanna Russell is the first white child born, 1818, in what became Allen County, OH.
Susanna is younger sister to Juliann Russell.

Isabell is mother to Juliann Russell
Grandmother to William Russell Cochran
Great grand to Ulysses Marriott “U.M.” Cochran
Great, great grand, Ruth Cochran–Buettner
Great, great, great grand, Mary Buettner–Ballard
Great, great, great, great grand, Joseph Ballard
Great, great, great, great, great grand, Nicholas Ballard
Great, great, great, great, great, great grand, Joshua Ballard

This graphic is part of a 200-photo, 45-minute video documentary on one of the first white families to homestead northwest Ohio in the early 1800s, the Great Black Swamp, Defiance Trail, Auglaize River, Scott's Crossing, Lima, Elida, Delphos area.

A 30-minute version of the documentary and more than 20 of the restored vintage 1800s 1900s historical photographs may be viewed HEREgballard.net

The free on-line documentary also contains an in-depth 2002 interview of a 76-year-old elder woman which connects the Treaty of Greenville 1795, Indian Removal Act 1830, and Trail of Tears (late 1830s) to her family oral history.

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