- William Ballard (ca. 16031639) m. Elizabeth ____ (d. aft. 1695); Lynn, Mass.
- Esther Ballard (b. ca. 1633) m. ca. 1655 Joseph Jenckes (16251717); Providence, R. I.
The most comprehensive recent work on the early generations of this family is Charles Frederick Farlow and Marcia Lindberg,
William Ballard of Lynn, Essex Genealogist 16 (1996): 71-7.
Also note the caveat of Robert Charles Anderson,
William Ballard Is Really William Bullard, American Genealogist 72 (1997): 135-6.
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