|Male/Husband} Ballard, Robert Hudson (Bob)
|| Family History} Olson |
| Female/Wife} Noble, Mary Elizabeth (Betty)
||Relationship Type} Marriage|
|Marriage: Date} Exa 19 Jan 1936 M
||Place} Occidental College, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California|
|Ended: On Date} Exa 27 Dec 1984
By} Death of wife
|1st Household No.} 273 = Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California|
|Photographs} Betty Ballard and children
by} Karen Hancock
|Date Updated} 11 Nov 2015|
Date Created} 1 Jan 1992
|Notes: Robert Ballard and Betty Noble met while attending Occidental College in Los Angeles.
They were married in its Music Chapel on 19 Jan 1936, by his father Dr. J. Hudson
Ballard. The witnesses to the marriage ceremony were their mothers, Adaline M. Noble
and Myrtle Ballard. Their wedding reception was held at the home of her parents, Walter
and Adeline Noble, in Hollywood. Their first home was with her parents at
1934 Tamarind Avenue. They were registered to vote as
Republicans, and Bob's occupation was musician.|
In the 1940 U.S. census, Bob and Betty were living in their own home at 4229
Farmdale Avenue, Los Angeles. Their son and daughter were born while they were
here. Their home was worth $5,000.
By 1950, the voter registration records list Bob and Betty as living at 18821 Erwin
Street, Los Angeles. At the time this was "horse country", and their property was
called a ranch. They were active in the Tarzana Horsemen's Association.
Bob was a musician, and was a musical arranger for the Lawrence Welk Band from 1973
to 1982. Betty died in 27 Dec 1984, and was buried in the Pomona Cemetery,
Pomona, California. Her last residence was in Westlake Village, Ventura County.
In later years, Bob had a ranch in Murrietta, Riverside County, California, called the Fly B
Ranch. He died 2 May 1992 in Riverside County. It is presumed that he is
buried in the Pomona Cemetery with his wife.
||Total # of Children} 2
||Seq. # of Primary} |
| 1st Child}|| Ballard, girl|
| 2nd Child}|| Ballard, boy|
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