Sallie King Toot1,2,3

ID# 16005, (1837 - 1917)
FatherMelcajah Rhum Toot4,5 (23 Jun 1802 - 26 Nov 1862)
MotherMariah Louis Smith4,5 (22 Jul 1811 - 11 Feb 1871)

Key Events:

Birth: 27 Sep 1837, Virginia6,7,8
Marriage: 25 Mar 1856, William T. Ballow (11 Dec 1832 - 23 Apr 1877)9,10,11
Death: 5 Jan 191712
Burial: St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Halifax, Virginia12
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family

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Narrative:

     Sallie King Toot was born on 27 Sep 1837 in Virginia.6,7,8 She was probably the female under age 5 listed in the household of her father, Melcajah Rhum Toot, in the 1840 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia.13 She appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia, in the household of her parents, Melcajah Rhum Toot and Mariah Louis Smith.14,15
     Sallie married William T. Ballow on 25 Mar 1856.9,10,11
William and Sallie Ballow tombstone
courtesy Stuart Jennings

     Sallie and William T. Ballow appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Halifax Courthouse, Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 21 Jun 1860, as is Drury B. Wood, age 20, an overseer. Their son William was listed as living with them.16
     Sallie and William appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Halifax Courthouse, Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 23 Jun 1870, reporting $100 in personal estate. Their children William, Maria, Sallie and Susan were listed as living with them, as well as her mother, Mariah Louis Smith, and her sister Maria Louis Toot.17
     Her husband died on 23 Apr 1877.18,19
     Sallie appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Banister District, Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 9 Jun 1880. Her children Maria, Sallie, Susan and Mary were listed as living with her.20
     She appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Black Walnut District, Halifax Co., Virginia, in the household of John Smith Toot, her brother, with her daughter, Mary A. Ballou.21
     Sallie died on 5 Jan 1917 at age 79.12 She was buried in St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Halifax, Virginia.12

Children:
     Children with William T. Ballow:

  • Smith B. Ballow22 (30 Mar 1857 - 27 May 1858)
  • William K. Ballou23,24 (abt Jun 1859 - )
  • Alexander Ballow25 (23 Feb 1862 - bef 1870)
  • Maria Ballou24,20 (abt 1865 - )
  • Sallie A. Ballou24,20 (abt Jun 1869 - )
  • Susan C. Ballou24,20 (abt Jun 1869 - )
  • Mary A. Ballou20,26,27 (Feb 1875 - )

Citations

  1. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, shows name as Sally K. Toot.
  2. [S1635] Melcajah R. Toot household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows name as Sally K. Toot.
  3. [S1622] William T. Ballou household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows name as Sally K. Ballou.
  4. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, lists her among the other grandchildren of Adam and Sarah Toot.
  5. [S1635] Melcajah R. Toot household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, shows date, with year as 1837.
  7. [S1635] Melcajah R. Toot household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows age 12 and state.
  8. [S999] Jno. S. Toot household, 1900 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows year, as 1838, age 62, and state.
  9. [S971] Stanley, "Descendents of the Toot Family", shows this as Sarah King Toot marrying William T. Ballew, but because the 1860 and 1870 census records show her granddaughter Sally K. Toot married to William T. Ballew/Ballou, I believe Kimberly misread a Bible record that actually referred to Sally.
  10. [S1622] William T. Ballou household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  11. [S7459] William T. Ballow and Sallie King Toot tombstone, St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery, shows her as his wife.
  12. [S7459] William T. Ballow and Sallie King Toot tombstone, St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery.
  13. [S983] Micajah R. Toot household, 1840 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  14. [S1635] Melcajah R. Toot household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  15. [S1630] Melcajah R. Toot, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, slave schedule.
  16. [S1622] William T. Ballou household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  17. [S1607] William T. Ballou household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  18. [S1600] Sallie Ballo household, 1880 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows his wife as a widow.
  19. [S999] Jno. S. Toot household, 1900 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows his wife as a widow.
  20. [S1600] Sallie Ballo household, 1880 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  21. [S999] Jno. S. Toot household, 1900 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  22. [S7460] Smith B. Ballow tombstone, St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery, stone at the foot of the graves of his parents, with no other Ballow family found in the cemetery.
  23. [S1622] William T. Ballou household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  24. [S1607] William T. Ballou household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  25. [S7461] Alexander Ballow tombstone, St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery, stone at the foot of the graves of his parents, with no other Ballow family found in the cemetery.
  26. [S999] Jno. S. Toot household, 1900 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows Sallie as John's sister, and Mary as his niece, both with surname Ballow.
  27. [S3519] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for Jas. D. Fitzhugh and Mary A. Ballou Or Ballon, citing FHL #2048454.